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Nine killed at Mexican drug addiction center

Nine killed at Mexican drug addiction center

Nine people have been killed and other nine have been wounded when gunmen attacked a drug rehabilitation center in Northern Mexico, authorities said.

2010-06-26 15:24:20
In signal to Pyongyang, US, SKorea beef up ties

In signal to Pyongyang, US, SKorea beef up ties

In a display of unshakeable unity against nuclear-armed North Korea, US President Barack Obama agreed Saturday to wrap up a long delayed free trade deal with South Korea and extend Washington`s wartime command of South Korean forces.

2010-06-26 15:23:08
RugbyU: Australia and Ireland have work to do

RugbyU: Australia and Ireland have work to do

Australia and Ireland showed they were both still very much works in progress during the Wallabies` scrappy 22-15 win in their one-off rugby union Test in Brisbane.

2010-06-26 14:23:25
Kyrgyzstan votes on new constitution

Kyrgyzstan votes on new constitution

Polling stations opened in Kyrgyzstan Sunday in a referendum on a new constitution amid fears the poll could spark a resurgence of deadly inter-ethnic violence.

2010-06-26 12:42:56
G8 drops deadline to complete WTO talks

G8 drops deadline to complete WTO talks

Leaders from the world`s eight foremost industrialized countries on Saturday abandoned a pledge to finish long-running trade negotiations by the end of the year.

2010-06-26 12:41:41
Obama high court pick to face Senate

Obama high court pick to face Senate

US President Barack Obama`s pick to fill a second US Supreme Court vacancy, Elena Kagan, faces her first confirmation hearing on Monday amid political tensions rubbed raw by looming elections.

2010-06-26 12:20:12
Toronto police use tear gas to combat G20 `thugs`

Toronto police use tear gas to combat G20 `thugs`

Toronto police used tear gas and arrested 75 when a violent mob tried to hijack a peaceful protest by some 10,000 people against the G20 summit here Saturday, the city`s police chief said.

2010-06-26 12:18:43
US drawdown from Iraq gathers pace

US drawdown from Iraq gathers pace

The withdrawal of American combat troops and equipment from Iraq is 60 percent complete two months ahead of a deadline that will serve as a precursor for a complete US military pullout.

2010-06-26 12:17:13
History in the making as Taiwan, China prepare to sign deal

History in the making as Taiwan, China prepare to sign deal

Every Chinese leader since Mao Zedong has seen Taiwan as the ultimate prize. Now that prize may have moved a little closer, through the medium of trade and common economic interest.

2010-06-26 12:13:33
Global recovery `fragile`: draft G8 statement

Global recovery `fragile`: draft G8 statement

The leaders of the world`s richest nations warned Saturday the global recovery was still fragile and that the economic crisis had compromised development goals set by the United Nations.

2010-06-26 00:58:31
British PM raised ex-spy`s death with Medvedev: official

British PM raised ex-spy`s death with Medvedev: official

British Prime Minister David Cameron raised the highly controversial death of a former KGB spy in London in his first meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Downing Street said Saturday.

2010-06-26 00:57:16
Bus crash in India kills 24: police

Bus crash in India kills 24: police

At least 24 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday when an overcrowded bus collided with a truck in eastern India, police said.

2010-06-25 23:55:16
G8 leaders still divided on banking tax: Canada

G8 leaders still divided on banking tax: Canada

G8 leaders have so far failed to reach a deal on imposing a global banking tax on financial institutions to pay for future economic crises, a top Canadian official said Saturday.

2010-06-25 23:52:40
Afghan president cautions about mineral windfall

Afghan president cautions about mineral windfall

Afghanistan`s stunning untapped mineral wealth could prove to be a curse rather than a blessing for the war-ravaged country if it is not managed properly, the nation`s president said on Saturday.

2010-06-25 23:51:29
US teen sailor arrives on French island

US teen sailor arrives on French island

American teen sailor Abby Sunderland arrived Saturday on the French island of Reunion after being rescued from her stricken yacht while attempting a controversial solo round-the-world trip.

2010-06-25 21:32:09