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  • 15 Jan 2012 (0)

    Scotland's government announced that it wants to hold a referendum on independence from Britain.

  • 8 Jan 2012 (0)

    Eastman Kodak, the 131-year-old photography pioneer and once the hottest tech firm on the planet, is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy.

  • 8 Jan 2012 (0)

    New Zealand's Special Air Service troops will return from Afghanistan in March next year.

  • 23 Dec 2011 (0)

    Turkey has frozen relations with France in response to approval of a law that may deny that the mass killing of Armenians in 1915 by Ottoman Turks was genocide

  • 22 Dec 2011 (0)

    New charges have been laid against the skipper and second officer of the cargo ship Rena, which crashed into a reef off the New Zealand port of Tauranga.

  • 22 Dec 2011 (0)

    Authorities in a flood-stricken southern Philippine city have organised this week the mass burial of nearly 700 people who were swept to their deaths in one of worst calamities to

  • 22 Dec 2011 (0)

    Sir Michael Somare continues to insist he is Papua New Guinea's prime minister, despite the governor general and the nation's civil service backing Peter O'Neill.

  • 22 Dec 2011 (0)

    Arab League officials arrived in Syria on Thursday to prepare for monitors overseeing an Arab peace plan.

  • 22 Dec 2011 (0)

    Thousands of silent mourners have accompanied the body of Vaclav Havel through central Prague as the Czech
    Republic began three days of national mourning for the icon of the Velve

  • 21 Dec 2011 (0)

    Butter, of all things, has become a precious commodity in Norway these days, with a shortage of the slippery spread leading to black market sales, astronomical price offers and eve

  • 20 Dec 2011 (0)

    France's former president Jacques Chirac was found guilty of embezzlement and abuse of power in an unprecedented case that for the first time saw a former French leader face charge

  • 19 Dec 2011 (0)

    Pakistan is drawing up plans to tax Nato for using its territory to supply troops in Afghanistan, in retaliation for the recent death of its soldiers in a "friendly fire".

  • 18 Dec 2011 (0)

    The UN climate chief has voiced regret over Canada's withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol and says the country still has legal obligations to work against global warming.

  • 18 Dec 2011 (0)

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan have announced they're building a giant plane and spaceship to zip people and cargo into orbit.

  • 4 Dec 2011 (0)

    Turkey has frozen financial assets and cut strategic links with Damascus, ratcheting up pressure on the regime of Bashar al-Assad to end its violence against protesters.

  • 4 Dec 2011 (0)

    The foreign secretary of the UK, William Hague, has ordered the expulsion of Iranian diplomats from the UK and announced that the UK is closing its embassy in Tehran.

  • 28 Nov 2011 (0)

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  • 27 Nov 2011 (0)

    Bahraini security forces used "excessive force" and tortured detainees in a March crackdown on Shiite-led protests demanding democratic change, the head of an Independent Commissio

  • 27 Nov 2011 (0)

    A North Korean prison camp survivor has given a rare testimony exposing public executions and starvation at the detention centre where she was held for 28 years.

  • 20 Nov 2011 (0)

    A handwritten letter from Paul McCartney offering a Beatles audition to a mystery drummer has sold for almost GBP35,000 ($55,174), Christie's auction house has said.

  • 20 Nov 2011 (0)

    The head of the International Monetary Fund's Europe department has resigned a year after taking on the role.

  • 13 Nov 2011 (0)

    Debbie Franklin, a juror from the Michael Jackson trial has broken her silence and revealed the reasons behind the sentencing of the singer's personal doctor.

  • 13 Nov 2011 (0)

    A 5.7-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey killed at least three people, creating new fears in a rural area still reeling from a quake last month.

  • 11 Nov 2011 (0)

    The bid to return the Parthenon Marbles by London's 2012 Olympic Games will go up a notch when Greece's Minister for Culture and Tourism Pavlos Geroulanos visits the UK capital thi

  • 6 Nov 2011 (0)

    Julian Assange has failed to stop an extradition bid to send him to Sweden to face rape and sexual assault allegations.

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