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  • Russian plane crash death toll rises to 46

    2011-06-26 16:53

    One woman hurt in Monday's Tu-134 plane crash in northern Russian eventually died in Moscow on Saturday, bringing the incident's death toll to 46, authorities said Sunday.

  • Hacker group LulzSec calls it quits

    2011-06-26 15:44

    The Lulz Security group of rogue hackers announced it was disbanding on Saturday with one last data dump, which included internal AOL Inc and AT&T documents.

  • Palestine, Israel talks on prisoners' swap stalled

    2011-06-26 10:12

    A senior leader of Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday that talks on the release of captive Israeli soldier in Gaza Gilad Shalit for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are now stalled.

  • 3 al-Qaida suspects killed after escape in Yemen

    2011-06-26 07:30

    Yemeni forces killed three men who were among nearly 60 suspected al-Qaida militants who escaped from prison this past week, officials said.

  • NATO says hit military targets in Libya's Brega

    2011-06-26 07:07

    NATO said on Saturday its missiles had hit a site in Libya used by Muammar Gaddafi's forces to stockpile military supplies and vehicles, while Gaddafi's state media said 15 civilians had been killed.

  • Egypt extends detention of alleged Israeli spy

    2011-06-25 21:27

    Egyptian Supreme State Security Prosecution decided on Saturday to extend the detention of a suspected Israeli spy for further 15 days on charges of spying and damaging national security.

  • Egypt says will not need IMF, WB funds

    2011-06-25 19:18

    Egypt will not borrow from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund after revising its budget and cutting the forecast deficit, even though a loan had been agreed, Finance Minister Samir Radwan said on Saturday.

  • EU leaders OK bailout aid for Greece

    2011-06-25 09:45

    European leaders dug out a fresh rescue for debt-ridden Greece late on Thursday to avoid global financial chaos, but on the condition that Athens rally parliamentary support for new austerity measures.

  • Clinton warns Pakistan on US military aid

    2011-06-24 13:36

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Pakistan on Thursday that US military aid could suffer if Islamabad failed to address rising US doubts over its commitment to fighting Islamist militants.

  • NATO-led ISAF helicopter crashes in S Afghanistan

    2011-06-24 13:01

    An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter crashed in south Afghanistan on Thursday, a press release from the NATO-led ISAF said on Friday.

  • Greece in deal with EU/IMF on austerity plan

    2011-06-24 09:48

    European Union leaders promised more money to help Greece stave off looming bankruptcy, provided its parliament enacts an austerity plan finalised in fraught last-minute talks with international lenders.

  • EU to call for more reforms in Greece

    2011-06-24 08:19

    The European Union summit scheduled to open in the Belgian capital on Thursday night is expected to call on the government of debt-racked Greece to show an even stronger commitment to spending cuts and economic reforms.

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Scholars from Beijing and Moscow called for emerging economies to make their voice heard more at the G20 summit, as they exchanged views in a telephone conversation.