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  • Iran unveils underground missile silos

    2011-06-28 15:21

    Iran on Monday unveiled underground silos that can carry missiles capable of hitting Israel and US bases in the Gulf as it kicked off 10 days of war games, the country's latest show of military force amid a standoff with the West over its disputed nuclear program.

  • Iran can build longer-range missiles

    2011-06-28 15:10

    A senior Revolutionary Guard commander says Iran is capable of producing even longer range missiles than the ones it has now but won't make them because Israel and US bases in the Gulf are already within its reach.

  • Artists stage 'White Sea'in Malta

    2011-06-28 13:05

    Ukrainian actress Ira Melkonyan (L) and Maltese actress Rebecca Camilleri (R) perform in "White Sea" by the rubberbodies theatre collective at St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity in Valletta, Malta, June 27, 2011.[Photo/Agencies]

  • UN official 'appalled' over use of girl as suicide bomber

    2011-06-28 10:48

    Radhika Coomaraswamy, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's special representative for children and armed conflict, on Monday was "appalled" over the use of a young girl as a suicide bomber in the Char Chino District of Afghanistan.

  • IMF is poised to choose Lagarde as next leader

    2011-06-28 07:38

    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is expected to be chosen as early as Tuesday to be the new leader of the International Monetary Fund.

  • International court orders Gadhafi's arrest

    2011-06-28 06:34

    The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants on Monday for Libya's Muammar Gadhafi on charges of crimes against humanity.

  • Venezuela tells foes stop dreaming of Chavez death

    2011-06-27 20:33

    Senior allies of Venezuela's socialist President Hugo Chavez have dismissed reports he is sicker than the government has admitted, telling his enemies to "stop dreaming" of his death.

  • Hague court issues arrest warrant for Gadhafi

    2011-06-27 19:56

    The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants on Monday for Libya's Muammar Gadhafi, his son Saif al-Islam and the country's spy chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, on charges of crimes against humanity.

  • Pakistan expels UK counter-terrorism trainers

    2011-06-27 17:22

    Pakistan has told Britain to pull out some of its military trainers, in what appears to be the latest sign of strained relations with the West after last month's killing of Osama bin Laden by US troops.

  • International judges to decide on Gadhafi warrant

    2011-06-27 16:36

    Judges at the International Criminal Court are set to announce whether they will order the arrest of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, one of his sons and his intelligence chief on charges of crimes against humanity.

  • World Food Program cuts Afghan food assistance

    2011-06-27 16:34

    The UN World Food Program announced Monday it will cut food assistance to more than 3 million Afghans in about half the country's 34 provinces because of a shortage of money from donor nations.

  • Palestinian leaders vote to go for UN recognition

    2011-06-27 15:48

    The West Bank Palestinian leadership formally decided to press ahead with efforts in September to win UN recognition of a state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, in what could be a further blow to efforts to restart long-frozen Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

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