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US birthday celebrations

05 July 2010

Americans celebrated their independence with spectacular fireworks demonstartions over the weekend. Read More

Interpol pleads for public help

05 July 2010

PARIS – International police agency Interpol launched an unusual appeal yesterday to the global public to report sightings of 26 leading fugitives –  whether on the street or on a Facebook page. Read More

Witness: No 'blood diamonds' link

05 July 2010

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – A former Sierra Leone rebel serving a 52-year prison sentence told a war crimes tribunal yesterday  that he never gave so-called "blood diamonds" to former Liberian President Charles Taylor. Read More

Queen Elizabeth to live less royally

05 July 2010

LONDON – Like millions of her subjects, Queen Elizabeth II is going to have to make do and mend – cutting spending Read More

Kenya PM knocks pay hike for MPs

05 July 2010

NAIROBI – Hours after Kenya’s prime minister was discharged from the hospital following a brain procedure, Read More

Queen to address UN on peace

05 July 2010

LONDON – Queen Elizabeth II will visit Ground Zero for the first time and make her first address to the United Nations General Assembly Read More

World Cup of cocaine 'most original'

05 July 2010

BOGOTA – Fans worldwide have fashioned replicas of the World Cup trophy out of everything from papier-mâché to plastic Read More

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Chelsea's wedding Clinton's top priority

04 July 2010

KRAKOW, Poland – Hillary Rodham Clinton said she’s not letting the demands of global diplomacy stop her from planning daughter Chelsea’s wedding. Read More

Pirates kidnap sailors

04 July 2010

LAGOS, Nigeria – Pirates kidnapped 12 foreign sailors off the coast of Nigeria’s restive and oil-rich southern delta Read More

Over 220 killed as tanker explodes

04 July 2010

KINSHASA – A fuel tanker flipped over and exploded into flames in eastern Congo overnight, killing at least 220 villagers Read More

Poll on voting change

02 July 2010

LONDON – Britain will hold a public referendum next year on overhauling its voting system – a potentially radical change that could see the country frequently led by European-style coalition governments rather than by one strong party. Read More

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Driving while blind?

02 July 2010

WASHINGTON – Getting behind the wheel has long been considered impossible for the blind. That could soon change. Read More

Driver guilty of trying to sell Ritz Hotel

02 July 2010

LONDON – An unemployed British truck driver has been convicted of trying to sell the world famous Ritz Hotel for £250 million (BDS$760 million) to a duped investor. Read More

Matter of life or death

02 July 2010

JOHANNESBURG – There’s no exaggeration in this tournament when players talk about a football match being a matter of life or death. Read More

Pakistanis blame America after deadly shrine attack

02 July 2010

ISLAMABAD – A twin suicide attack that killed 42 at Pakistan’s most popular Sufi shrine has angered and frustrated Pakistanis, with some saying that the solution to the country’s terror threat is a United States exit from Afghanistan. Read More

Toyota to recall 138 000 Lexus vehicles in US

02 July 2010

WASHINGTON – Toyota Motor Corp. said it intended to recall 138 000 Lexus vehicles in the United States to fix faulty engines in the latest quality problem to afflict the world’s No. 1 automaker. Read More

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2 spy suspects admit using fake names

02 July 2010

Prosecutors say two more suspects in an alleged Russian spy ring have admitted they are Russian citizens living in the U.S. under false identities. Read More

Toyota warns: 270 000 cars faulty

02 July 2010

LONDON – Japanese car giant Toyota has warned about potential faults with the engines of about 270 000 cars it has sold worldwide, including the luxury Lexus. Read More

17 Somalis die in battle

02 July 2010

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  An artillery shell struck a building where families had sought shelter, killing 11 people, part of a day of violent battle in the Somali capital that saw a total of 17 people killed yesterday, an emergency official said. Read More

Judges protest law

01 July 2010

ROME – Italian judges and prosecutors shut down trials nationwide yesterday to protest government austerity measures that would slash their salaries, and many joined protests against a proposed law that would limit the use of wiretaps in investigations. Read More

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Nova Scotia visit

01 July 2010

Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, Mayann Francis, walking on the grounds of Government House before a tree-planting ceremony in Halifax. Read More

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