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Published:Thursday | May 1, 2008 | 8:32 AM

The leaders of Pakistan\'s ruling coalition have begun urgent talks on meeting their pledge to restore judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf.

Published:Thursday | May 1, 2008 | 8:32 AM

Colombian police said they have killed one of the country\'s most notorious criminals and drug lords.

Published:Wednesday | April 30, 2008 | 12:38 PM

Hundreds of people have held an emotional candlelit vigil in the Austrian town where Josef Fritzl kept his daughter in a cellar for 24 years.

Published:Wednesday | April 30, 2008 | 11:40 AM

Hundreds of people have held an emotional candlelit vigil in the Austrian town where Josef Fritzl kept his daughter in a cellar for 24 years.

Published:Tuesday | April 29, 2008 | 3:22 PM

At least 200 persons have been reported injured after three tornadoes ripped through the US state of Virginia yesterday.

Published:Tuesday | April 29, 2008 | 3:21 PM

The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, is reportedly setting up a task force to tackle the global food crisis.

Published:Tuesday | April 29, 2008 | 12:27 PM

Zimbabwe\'s rival opposition factions said they have reunited, declaring they have a majority in parliament.

Published:Monday | April 28, 2008 | 3:15 PM

At least 70 people have been killed and 400 injured, many of them seriously, after two trains collided at dawn in eastern China.

Published:Monday | April 28, 2008 | 3:14 PM

Kenya\'s government has reportedly agreed to most of the demands of prison warders who took strike action on Friday.

Published:Monday | April 28, 2008 | 12:02 PM

The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon is calling for immediate action to help resolve the global food crisis.

Published:Friday | April 25, 2008 | 1:39 PM

The police in Zimbabwe have raided the headquarters of the country’s main opposition party in Harare and have reportedly arrested scores of activists.

Published:Friday | April 25, 2008 | 1:38 PM

The United States Senate has passed legislation banning discrimination on the basis of a persons genetic details.

Published:Friday | April 25, 2008 | 1:38 PM

The United States Senate has passed legislation banning discrimination on the basis of a persons genetic details.

Published:Thursday | April 24, 2008 | 3:27 PM

At least a third of the schools in England and Wales have been disrupted by the first national teachers\' strike in 21 years.

Published:Thursday | April 24, 2008 | 3:26 PM

A top Taliban commander in Pakistan has reportedly ordered his followers to stop all attacks in the country.

Published:Thursday | April 24, 2008 | 11:24 AM

The United Nations said that it is being forced to suspend its humanitarian work in Gaza because of the Israeli fuel blockade.

Published:Thursday | April 24, 2008 | 11:23 AM

Amnesty International accused Ethiopian troops of capturing 40 Somali children during a raid on a mosque last week, and is calling for their release.

Published:Wednesday | April 23, 2008 | 3:14 PM

The National Union of Teachers in England and Wales said its members would be going on strike tomorrow.

Published:Wednesday | April 23, 2008 | 12:15 PM

Senator Hilary Clinton has beaten her opponent Barrack Obama to take the state of Pennsylvania in yesterday’s primaries.

Published:Tuesday | April 22, 2008 | 2:48 PM

Bulgaria\'s Prime Minister, Sergei Stanishev has shuffled his cabinet in the wake of criticisms by the European Union (EU).

Published:Tuesday | April 22, 2008 | 10:02 AM

Oil prices in London and New York have hit fresh highs as fears over supply problems continue to drive the market.

Published:Monday | April 21, 2008 | 4:04 PM

The United Nations (UN) said the world must urgently increase food production to ease escalating prices.

Published:Monday | April 21, 2008 | 12:34 PM

A key opposition figure in Zimbabwe said African leaders and the UN must act to ensure democracy triumphs in that country.

Published:Friday | April 18, 2008 | 4:37 PM

The President of Zimbabwe,Robert Mugabe accused Britain of trying to re-colonise Zimbabwe.

Published:Friday | April 18, 2008 | 4:36 PM

An earthquake with a 5.2 magnitude on the richter scale reportedly shook sections of Southern Illinois around 5.30 a.m. this morning.

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