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$3m on Clinton wedding

30 July 2010

RHINEBECK, New York – Weddingexperts say Chelsea Clinton’s gala this weekend could cost between $2 million to $3 million. Read More

al-Qaeda condemns veil ban

29 July 2010

CAIRO – al-Qaeda’s No. 2 has slammed France’s push to ban the Islamic full-face veil and urged Muslim women to be "holy warriors" in the defence of Read More

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152 killed in Airbus crash

29 July 2010

ISLAMABAD – A passenger jet that officials suspect veered off course in monsoon rains and thick clouds crashed into hills overlooking Pakistan’s capital Read More

Outcry over 'rape' verdict

28 July 2010

JERUSALEM – Lying for sex. It happens all the time. Read More

Utah court reverses polygamy verdict

28 July 2010

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Supreme Court yesterday reversed the convictions of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and ordered a new trial, s Read More

American to take charge of BP

28 July 2010

LONDON – BP’s much-criticised CEO Tony Hayward will be replaced by American Robert Dudley on October. 1, the company said yesterday as it Read More

al-Qaeda condemns veil ban

28 July 2010

CAIRO – al-Qaeda’s No. 2 has slammed France’s push to ban the Islamic full-face veil and urged Muslim women to be "holy warriors" Read More

Guilty pleas in racist video case

28 July 2010

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa – Four white former students pleaded guilty yesterday to charges surrounding a video they made humiliating black Read More

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Face transplant recipient thanks docs

27 July 2010

MADRID – A Spanish man who underwent the world’s first full face transplant appeared before TV cameras yesterday for the first time since his surgery, thanking his doctors and the family of the donor. Read More

US angry over leaked files

27 July 2010

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said yesterday it was trying to assess the damage caused by the Internet leak of some 91 000 classified documents on the Afghanistan war. Read More

Afghan government shocked at documents' release

27 July 2010

KABUL – The Afghan government says it is "shocked" that 90 000 leaked United States military documents were released on the war, but most of the information ws not new and had been discussed in the past. Read More

BP's Haywood on way out

27 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Tony Hayward, who became the face of BP’s flailing efforts to contain the massive Gulf oil spill, will step down as chief executive in Read More

US displays military might

27 July 2010

ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON – The East Sea off the coast of the Korean peninsula roiled yesterday with American and South Korean ships, Read More

British immigration cuts on cards

26 July 2010

LONDON – British Prime Minister David Cameron won much attention on his recent trip to the United States with his programme of savage spending cuts. Read More

A first for black man in Russian politics

26 July 2010

NOVOZAVIDOVO, Russia – People in this Russian town used to stare at Jean Gregoire Sagbo because they had never seen a black man. Read More

BP chief 'on the way out'

26 July 2010

LONDON – BP chief executive Tony Hayward is negotiating the terms of his departure ahead of the oil company’s results announcement, Read More

Let's work together against terrorism!

26 July 2010

KAMPALA – A top United States official yesterday pledged continued support for African peacekeeping efforts in war-torn Somalia, Read More

Iran ready for US ships

25 July 2010

TEHRAN, Iran – A former naval chief in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says his country has set aside 100 military vessels to confront each United States warship that poses a threat. Read More

N. Korea threatens war

25 July 2010

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea vowed yesterday to respond with "powerful nuclear deterrence" to joint United States and South Korean military exercises poised to begin this weekend, Read More

BP clean-up back on track

25 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – BP’s evacuation of the Gulf of Mexico was called off yesterday and ships headed back to resume work on plugging the leaky well as remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie breezed past. Read More

Facebook feud ends in death

25 July 2010

PONTIAC, Michigan – A Facebook feud between two women who claimed to love the same prison inmate led to a high-speed chase and a crash that critically injured one of the rivals, Read More

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