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Published:Wednesday | August 27, 2008 | 4:33 PM

The US Democratic convention in Denver, Colorado, is to turn its focus on foreign policy and security with speeches by Joe Biden Bill Clinton.

Published:Wednesday | August 27, 2008 | 4:32 PM

Police in Mexico said they have found three decapitated bodies on a rubbish dump in Tijuana, in the latest incident of gang-related violence.

Published:Wednesday | August 27, 2008 | 10:31 AM

Western leaders have condemned Russia\'s decision to recognise the independence of the breakaway Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

Published:Tuesday | August 26, 2008 | 3:32 PM

At least 25 people have been killed and more than 40 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi province of Diyala.

Published:Tuesday | August 26, 2008 | 3:32 PM

The British government rejected a claim that its policies are leaving young black men to die as a result of gang crime.

Published:Tuesday | August 26, 2008 | 10:19 AM

The wife of US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has joined party leaders in praising his values, dedication to family and leadership.

Published:Monday | August 25, 2008 | 2:28 PM

How supporters of Hillary Clinton will take to Barack Obama as party candidate is set to dominate the US Democratic convention opening in Denver, Colorado.

Published:Saturday | August 23, 2008 | 2:28 PM

US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has announced that Joe Biden will be his running mate in November\'s election.

Published:Friday | August 22, 2008 | 5:52 PM

Britain’s Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has blamed a private contractor for losing the details of thousands of criminals, held on a computer memory stick.

Published:Friday | August 22, 2008 | 3:34 PM

A message believed to be from al-Qaida\'s North African wing has claimed responsibility for the bombs that killed about 60 people in Algeria this week.

Published:Friday | August 22, 2008 | 3:33 PM

Tropical Storm Fay has made landfall in the US state of Florida for the third time in four days.

Published:Thursday | August 21, 2008 | 5:53 PM

The authorities in Spain say DNA tests will be needed to identify many of the 153 people killed in a plane crash yesterday.

Published:Thursday | August 21, 2008 | 1:39 PM

Chile has indicated that its interested in pursuing a free trade agreement with CARICOM.

Published:Thursday | August 21, 2008 | 1:39 PM

At least 55 people have been killed in two suicide bombings outside a munitions factory in the Pakistani town of Wah.

Published:Thursday | August 21, 2008 | 1:38 PM

Zimbabwe\'s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned that power-sharing talks may collapse if parliament is convened.

Published:Thursday | August 21, 2008 | 10:20 AM

Russia has warned that a US-Polish missile defence deal creates a new arms race in Europe and beyond.

Published:Wednesday | August 20, 2008 | 1:32 PM

The US state of Florida is preparing for what could be another hit from Tropical Storm Fay.

Published:Wednesday | August 20, 2008 | 10:03 AM

Russia has rejected a draft UN Security Council resolution on Georgia, saying it contradicted the terms of last week\'s ceasefire deal.

Published:Tuesday | August 19, 2008 | 2:32 PM

A bomb at a police college east of the Algerian capital, Algiers, has killed 43 people and injured 38 others.

Published:Tuesday | August 19, 2008 | 2:31 PM

California\'s highest court has ruled that doctors in the US state cannot discriminate against gay patients on the basis of religious belief.

Published:Tuesday | August 19, 2008 | 9:45 AM

Nato foreign ministers are gathering in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss how the alliance should respond to Russia\'s military action in Georgia.

Published:Monday | August 18, 2008 | 6:15 PM

Islamic authorities in the Nigerian city of Bauchi have reportedly launched a crackdown on sex workers identified by the Red Cross in a census.

Published:Monday | August 18, 2008 | 2:06 PM

Zimbabwe\'s ruling party and opposition have reportedly failed to reach a power-sharing agreement at a summit of Southern African leaders in Johannesburg.

Published:Monday | August 18, 2008 | 2:05 PM

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, has announced his resignation in the face of impeachment by parliament.

Published:Monday | August 18, 2008 | 12:17 PM

Tropical storm Fay has struck Cuba\'s south coast with high winds and heavy rains after leaving at least five dead in its path across the Caribbean.

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