|SOP newswire||Suicide bomb kills 28 in Afghanistan - Public health spokesman Abdullah Fahim also reported that 141 people were wounded in Monday's attack.
|SOP newswire2||Ethiopian asylum-seekers detained in Egypt - Among the 179 Eritrean and Ethiopian asylum-seekers interviewed by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) were 48 women and 20 children, |
|SOP newswire2||Beijing Police Knock Down Door with Hammer and Evict Christians - CAA has learned that Christian rights activist Hua Huiqi was evicted from his home at 8:30pm Beijing time, |
|Garrett Godwin||United Nations out to provide faster tests in poorer countries - Because of two new United Nations-based initiatives, inhabitants of rising nations will know whether or not they've been infected with multi-drug resistant tuberclosis (MDR-TB). Originally, it would've taken between two and three months, and now the results can be known at two days.|
|SOP newswire||High Gas Prices Result of Perfect Storm - Mike Rothman, senior managing director and head of integrated oil research at International Strategy Investment(ISI),says the seeds to the current run-up in oil prices were planted in 1999. |
|SOP newswire||Mugabe surrogate says "Go hang" to International Community - Western leaders and the United Nations have rejected the results of Friday's election, and have called on African leaders to do the same, saying they were neither free nor fair.|
|SOP newswire2||China Quake Death Toll Up: 69,195 Dead - The death toll of China's major earthquake still stood at Sunday's figure of 69,195 as of Monday noon, the State Council Information Office said.
|SOP newswire||Robert Mugabe attends African Union Summit - Mr. Mugabe walked into the main conference hall flanked by other African leaders, one day after declaring victory in Zimbabwe's one-man election.
|SOP newswire||Israel will exchange Hezbollah militants for dead Israeli soldiers - Family members of the Israeli soldiers say they also believe the two are dead, but they want their bodies back home.
|Krzys Wasilewski||A Man is His Own Island - Stuart Hill is something of an American pioneer.|
|SOP newswire||Cooling Tower destroyed to show good faith - North Korea has followed through with its promise to destroy the cooling tower at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex. Details on Pyongyang`s suspected uranium enrichment program, nuclear proliferation activities or the size of its nuclear arsenal remain unknown.
|SOP newswire||China reopens Tibet to foreign tourists - China halted all tourism in Tibet after the March 14 anti-government protests and subsequent crackdown. |
|SOP newswire||Sarkozy says Jerusalem belongs to all faiths - The French President says Jerusalem is a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims. It cannot be held solely by one side, he said.|
|SOP newswire||Two Palestinians killed in West Bank raid - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office called the incident a violation of a cease-fire that took effect last week in and around the Hamas-ruled territory. |
|SOP newswire||Refusal to freeze nuclear program leads to frozen Iranian assets - New EU sanctions on Iran include an asset freeze on the country's biggest bank, Bank Melli. |
|SOP newswire||Sudan facing new EU sanctions - EU leaders say they are "deeply concerned" by what they called Sudan's "lack of cooperation" with the International Criminal Court.
|SOP newswire||Iran takes Nukes over International Incentives - The Iranian envoy to the IAEA said the Islamic Republic will continue its nuclear enrichment program, reiterating the country's claim that it is for peaceful purposes.|
|SOP newswire||Major Oil Producers Meeting Today - On Saturday, Saudi Arabia said it is ready to pump more crude oil, in a bid to stabilize prices. |
|SOP newswire||China hikes fuel price as much as 18% - Robert Broadfoot, of the Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy, calls Beijing's move a good start.|
|Krzys Wasilewski||Teenagers Terrorize England - With school over for summer, hordes of wild and bored teenagers roam the streets of London and other cities, remorselessly hunting down new victims.|
|SOP newswire||European Union Lifts All Sanctions Against Cuban - European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid, Louis Michel, has welcomed the unanimous decision.|
|SOP newswire||Bush-Maliki talks going well, they say - The two leaders spoke Thursday in a video conference call.|
|SOP newswire||Shi'ite militias are target of Iraqi crackdown - Over the past days Iraqi security forces have urged fighters in the area to hand over their weapons.|
|Krzys Wasilewski||Breathing Journalism - It was for Nasteh Dahir and other journalists who died on duty that the BBC dedicated a sculpture, unveiled on Monday. The cone-like modern construction made of glass and steel was installed on the top of the famous Broadcasting House building in the heart of London...|
|SOP newswire||US-India Nuclear Deal meeting postponed - The proposed nuclear deal would allow India to trade nuclear fuel and technology.|
|SOP newswire||Hamas agrees to stop fighting in Gaza - Israel has agreed to a cease-fire deal with the Palestinian militant group Hamas, to end fighting in and around the Gaza Strip.
|Garrett Godwin||International Rising Gas Prices is in the Works: What Will Prices Be In 2012 - NEW YORK: Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon just accepted the choice by Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah to set up a meeting of the world`s top oil producers|
|SOP newswire||Condoleezza Rice pops up in Beirut - Security was extremely tight for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice`s first visit to Beirut since the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah.|
|SOP newswire2|| Today Ukraine hosted a high level meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission - Today Ukraine hosted a high level meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission in Kyiv in the context of the Intensified Dialogue, where NATO Ambassadors were welcomed by Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ogryzko and Defence Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov. |
|SOP newswire||Britain sending more troops to Afghanistan - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown made the announcement Monday in London at a joint news conference with U.S. President George Bush.