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Breaking News Sat, 22 Sep 2007
Suu Kyi prays with monk protesters
Burma   Democracy   Human Rights   Photos   Protest  
Suu Kyi prays with monk protesters
| By Aung Hla Tun | YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi prayed with Buddhist monks who marched past police barricades to her home on Saturday, the Nobel Laureate's first publ... (photo: AP)
Scotsman
Blackwater 'arms smuggling probe'
Arms   Iraq   Photos   Scandal   US   War  
Blackwater 'arms smuggling probe'
Federal prosecutors are investigating whether staff from US security company Blackwater smuggled weapons to Iraq, according to reports. | Some employees are alleged to have sent over unlicensed weapon... (photo: US Army file/Sgt. Tierney Nowland)
BBC News
Will the French buy Sarkozy reforms? Will the French buy Sarkozy reforms?
Watching Nicolas Sarkozy's pension and civil service reform speeches this week, I was struck by the number of times he used emphatic phrases such as "I will not give in" and "I will see this through t... (photo: AP /Patrick Kovarik, Pool) BBC News
Employment   France   Photos   Politics   Society  
UK troops uncover Taleban bunkers UK troops uncover Taleban bunkers
A British-led multi-national force in southern Afghanistan says it has found a network of well-established bunkers at a former Taleban stronghold. | After days of fierce fighting, the force is now try... (photo: AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) BBC News
Afghanistan   Military   Photos   Terrorism   UK  
Top Stories
U.S. investigates Blackwater arms smuggling U.S. investigates Blackwater arms smuggling
| WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are looking into whether private U.S. security contractor Blackwater USA has shipped unlicensed automatic weapons and militar... (photo: AP Photo/Karen Tam, file) Scotsman
Iraq   Law   Photos   US   Weapons  
Nine new Ebola cases in DR Congo Nine new Ebola cases in DR Congo
The World Health Organisation says nine further cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo. | At least 174 people in the coun... (photo: AP Photo/Christine Nesbitt) BBC News
Congo   Disease   Health   Photos   WHO  
Brazil vow to spend on indigenous Brazil vow to spend on indigenous
The Brazilian government is to spend $270m (133m) in the next three years creating new reservations for indigenous groups in the Amazon. | Money will also be spent takin... (photo: AP Photo/ Andre Penner) BBC News
Amazon   Brazil   Culture   Photos   Society  
Pakistan derides bin Laden, but takes threat seriously Pakistan derides bin Laden, but takes threat seriously
| : Osama bin Laden's call for Pakistanis to rise up against their U.S.-allied military leader struck a chord among an angry, extremist minority but resonated little amon... (photo: AP/Anjum Naveed) International Herald Tribune
Al Qaida   Pakistan   Photos   S Asia   Terrorism  
Powers have "serious" talks on Iran sanctions Powers have "serious" talks on Iran sanctions
| By Arshad Mohammed | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major powers said on Friday they had "serious and constructive" talks about new U.N. Security Council sanctions aimed at try... (photo: AP) Scotsman
Defence   Iran   Nuclear   Photos   World  
Merck halts testing of AIDS vaccine Merck halts testing of AIDS vaccine
| In a disappointing setback, a promising experimental AIDS vaccine failed to work in a large international test involving countries including Australia, causing the deve... (photo: WN) Sydney Morning Herald
Aids   Company   Disease   Health   Photos  
Censorship claim over book on Japanese princess Censorship claim over book on Japanese princess
| The author of a controversial biography of Crown Princess Masako yesterday accused the Japanese government of censorship after newspapers refused to carry advertisement... (photo: AP Photo/The Imperial Household Agency of Japan, HO) The Guardian
Book   Censorship   Japan   Media   Photos  
Cuba's Castro looks healthy in new video Cuba's Castro looks healthy in new video
(Agencies) | Updated: 2007-09-22 09:24 | HAVANA - Fidel Castro looked alert and healthier during an hour-long interview taped and aired on Cuban television Friday, respon... (photo: AP/AP Television News) China Daily
Castro   Cuba   Health   Photos   TV  
PM's election chief: we are ready for poll PM's election chief: we are ready for poll
Party 'has cash and organisation' | · Brown could go to country in October | Labour is ready for an October election should Gordon Brown decide to exploit the decisi... (photo: AP/Richard Drew) The Guardian
Elections   Photos   Politics   Society   UK  
US claims surge success US claims surge success
| Violence in Iraq has fallen to its lowest level since a 2006 mosque attack which unleashed the deadliest phase of the Iraq war, the deputy commander of United States fo... (photo: AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills) NZ Herald
Iraq   Military   Photos   Terrorism   US  
US captivated in the theater of                                 war US captivated in the theater of war
| By Ira Chernus | A week has passed since President George W Bush announced that US troops will stay in Iraq in "a security engagement that extends beyond my presidency"... (photo: White House by Chris Greenberg ) Asia Times
George Bush   Iraq   Military   Photos   Politics  
North America Europe
Body discovered in Hamilton
Blackwater denies illegal weapons exports to Iraq
HSBC to close subprime unit
Editorial: Police handling of Qian Xue case gives cause for
Iran in show of military power
Iran in show of military power
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US asks Turkey to seek energy alternatives
Temptation of Gordon Brown: will it be October 25?
Sea Eagles keen to end NRL title drought
Rugby: We can beat ABs - Scotland
Temptation of Gordon Brown: will it be October 25?
Temptation of Gordon Brown: will it be October 25?
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Asia Middle East
Cricket: India send Aussies packing in thriller
China holds 'no car' day (+ video)
Name Game: Similar brands in pharma, FMCG confuse customers
Indian luxury at its very best
Oil minister to visit protest-hit Myanmar
Oil minister to visit protest-hit Myanmar
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US asks Turkey to seek energy alternatives
Blackwater denies illegal weapons exports to Iraq
Maliki says Iraq secure for expanded U.N. role
Iraq: Blackwater Guards Fired Unprovoked
US urged to free Iranian 'guest'
US urged to free Iranian 'guest'
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South America Africa
Fujimori arrives in Peru to face human rights, theft charges
25 best wines for 2007
Argentina overpower Namibia to claim bonus-point win
Fujimori returns to Peru for trial
Fujimori prepares for return home
Fujimori prepares for return home
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25 held in Egypt after sectarian brawl
Rugby Union: South Africa advances by beating Tonga, 30-25
Thousands Lose Cash in Scheme
KU Plans Medical School
City Food Prices to Increase
City Food Prices to Increase
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Australia Caribbean
Testicle size 'really is what matters'
India beats Australia in Twenty20 semi
Sea Eagles keen to end NRL title drought
Kids to get new free-to-air TV channel
Pig cells drug test for Kiwi diabetics
Pig cells drug test for Kiwi diabetics
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Cuba on the sly
Comic books, Dominican politics and a family's woes jam
New Jamaica PM proposes panel to investigate police abuses
Belarusian Andrei Rybakou breaks world record at world weigh
Castro Looks Alert in New Video
Castro Looks Alert in New Video
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