BISHKEK, October 6 - A strong earthquake hit Kyrgyzstan close to the country's border with China, killing 60 people and setting off a race to help a remote village where victims were concentrated, officials said Monday.The quake late Sunday measured
PARIS, October 6 - Forty-two people including the son of late French president Francois Mitterrand and dozens of businessman, politicians and public figures go on trial Monday over a vast "arms-to-Angola" scandal.Dubbed "Angolagate"
SULAIMANIYAH, October 6 - The rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Monday claimed it had the bodies of two Turkish soldiers killed in a raid last week in southeastern Turkey near the border with Iraq.The PKK said in a statement that its military wing
WASHINGTON, October 5 - The US Supreme Court resumes work Monday, weighing a raft of social and environmental issues from light cigarettes to whales, amid uncertainty over the future of the oldest judge on its bench.Forty-nine cases are before the nine
ASTANA, October 5 - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived here Sunday to pursue a drive to stabilise Afghanistan by linking its shattered economy more closely to that of Kazakhstan and other Central Asian neighbors.Rice, who spoke to reporters
CAIRO, October 5 - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit made a surprise visit to Iraq on Sunday, the first such trip since 1990, his office said.The one-day visit is aimed at restoring formal ties between the two countries, a foreign ministry official
PARIS, October 5 - Forty-two people including the son of late French president Francois Mitterrand and dozens of businessman, politicians and public figures go on trial Monday over a vast "arms-to-Angola" scandal.Dubbed "Angolagate"
LAS VEGAS, October 4 - O.J. Simpson was found guilty of robbery and kidnapping here, 13 years to the day after the American football legend was acquitted of brutally murdering his ex-wife and her friend.After a three-week trial, a Las Vegas jury deliberated
MOSCOW, October 4 - Seven Russian soldiers were killed in an apparent car bomb attack in the Georgian separatist region of South Ossetia condemned by Moscow as an attempt to undermine the EU-Russia peace accord."The ministry of defence sees the
ANKARA, October 4 - Fifteen Turkish soldiers and 23 Kurdish rebels were killed after an audacious rebel attack near the Iraqi border, the army said Saturday, in the bloodiest skirmish in a year.The attack by Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels on a