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Investigators in Libya to scour site of crashed plane

Investigators in Libya to scour site of crashed plane

Tripoli--Aviation experts arrived in Tripoli on Thursday to scour the scattered remains of an Airbus jet that crashed in the…
Red shirt military adviser wounded in Thai capital

Red shirt military adviser wounded in Thai capital

Bangkok--The chief military adviser of Thailand's anti-government protesters was injured in the head, after an explosion and bursts of automatic…
Kuwait mulling minimum wage law for maids

Kuwait mulling minimum wage law for maids

Kuwait--Lucy Cometa, a Filipina maid in Kuwait, hasn't had a single day off work as a domestic helper for four…
Russia warns US against unilateral Iran sanctions

Russia warns US against unilateral Iran sanctions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the United States and other Western nations on Thursday against imposing unilateral sanctions on…
Netanyahu turns to Bible in tussle over Jerusalem

Netanyahu turns to Bible in tussle over Jerusalem

Jerusalem--Beset by questions about the future of Jerusalem in talks with the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached for…
UK markets buoyed by new government, await fiscal detail

UK markets buoyed by new government, await fiscal detail

London--Britain's financial markets welcomed Britain's new Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government on Wednesday but enthusiasm was contained as investors…
Peacekeepers warn of Darfur rebel, Sudan army build-up

Peacekeepers warn of Darfur rebel, Sudan army build-up

Khartoum--Peacekeepers have warned of a build-up of Sudanese army and rebel troops near a strategic town in Dafur, where the…
Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s resignation statement

Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s resignation statement

London - - Following is the resignation statement delivered by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Tuesday outside his official…
Talks between Labour and Lib Dems fail

Talks between Labour and Lib Dems fail

London--Power-sharing talks between the Labour Party and Liberal Democrats have failed, the BBC and Sky News reported Tuesday, as Lib…
Algerian railways paralyzed by strike over pay

Algerian railways paralyzed by strike over pay

Algiers--Algeria's rail network was at a standstill on Tuesday because of an indefinite strike by railways workers demanding a pay…
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