The South Korean government is sending delegates to the US for talks on a controversial beef deal that has triggered weeks of protests.
Rescue teams in Ukraine are battling to save 37 miners believed to be trapped underground after a gas explosion.
The US unemployment rate reportedly rose at its fastest pace in more than two decades last month fuelling fears of a recession in the world\'s largest economy.
China is sending medics to offer reverse sterilisation operations to parents who lost their only children in last month\'s earthquake.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign team said she would withdraw from the race to become the Democratic candidate for the United States presidency, and back her rival Barack Obama.
US Senator Barack Obama has pledged unwavering support for Israel in his first foreign policy speech since declaring himself the Democratic nominee for president.
Zimbabwe police detained opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai during a campaign for the country\'s presidential election.
The authorities in Belize have confirmed that four people have died and three are missing after the floods brought on by two storms.
Senator Barack Obama yesterday became the first African American to be nominated for president of the United States.
A school bus in France has crashed into a train causing serious damage to passengers.
A young boy in Pakistan has been killed by his teacher for not doing his homework.
United States presidential hopeful Barack Obama said he may travel to Iraq between winning the Democratic nomination and the November general election.
Taiwan has accepted an invitation from China to restart bilateral talks that have been suspended for a decade.
A train crash in Boston, United States has left one person dead and several others injured.
Flooding in central Colombia has left at least 14 people dead and over 100 persons injured in the past week.
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has called for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to take a leave of absence or resign as he battles allegations of corruption.
Seven policemen have been killed and four injured in Mexico\'s latest incident of drug-related violence.
Two aftershocks have destroyed about 420,000 houses in the Chinese region hit by an earthquake two weeks ago.
The Canadian Foreign Minister, Maxime Bernier, has resigned after he admitted to leaving classified documents in what he called a non-secure location.
A leading United Kingdom charity said peacekeepers and aid workers are sexually abusing children as young as six years.
International donors meeting in the former Burmese capital, Rangoon, have pledged nearly US$50 million in aid to victims of Cyclone Nargis, which struck Burma more than three weeks ago.
South African troops have been deployed for the first time in an effort to stop attacks on foreigners that have left 42 dead and forced thousands to flee.
American Airlines is to become the first major US carrier to charge passengers to check in a first bag.
A woman who survived nine days trapped in debris yesterday became the latest in a series of so called against-the-odds rescues in China where the official death toll from last week\'s massive earthquake has risen to more than 41,000.