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  • Gaza flotilla activists detained

    2011-07-05 17:00

    Pro-Palestinian activists say two Canadians and an Australian linked to a flotilla that seeks to leave Greece for the Gaza Strip have been detained.

  • Gadhafi would go in exchange for security -report

    2011-07-05 16:16

    A Russian newspaper said on Tuesday that Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi was willing to give up power in exchange for security guarantees, citing a high-level Russian official.

  • 3 children, 2 adults die in Netherlands housefire

    2011-07-05 15:50

    Emergency services say they have found the bodies of three children and two adults in a house that was gutted by a fierce blaze in the early hours of the morning.

  • Fighting intensifies in Yeman, no quick solution

    2011-07-05 14:05

    The Yemeni government has denounced an opposition proposal to form a transitional ruling council, while tens of thousand of Yemenis fled the south as clashes intensified there - no quick solution has yet to be figured out for the crisis in the impoverished Arab country.

  • Chavez vows to win cancer battle

    2011-07-05 10:56

    Venezuela's ever-theatrical President Hugo Chavez made a surprise homecoming on Monday after cancer surgery in Cuba, thrilling supporters with an emotional pledge to win the fight to regain his health.

  • Defiant Mladic gets not-guilty pleas

    2011-07-04 18:31

    A defiant Ratko Mladic plunged his Yugoslav war crimes tribunal arraignment into chaos Monday, repeatedly shouting at judges, defying their orders and refusing to enter pleas to 11 charges before the presiding judge threw him out of the hearing.

  • Ousted Tunisian leader gets 15-year jail term

    2011-07-05 09:34

    A Tunisian court sentenced former president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in absentia on Monday to more than 15 years in prison for illegal possession of drugs and weapons.

  • Gadhafi's son: Western nations a 'target'

    2011-07-05 09:23

    The son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is warning the Western powers currently bombarding his country that they could become a target if they continue to support the forces trying to oust his father.

  • Libya wants volunteers to fight 'Crusaders'

    2011-07-04 22:26

    The Libyan government called for volunteers to take up arms to fight what it described as "Crusader " forces and rebels, reported the official JANA news agency on Monday.

  • Hugo Chavez arrives in Venezuela - state tv

    2011-07-04 20:42

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return to Venezuela from Cuba before dawn Monday after a surgery that removed a cancerous tumor.

  • British soldier missing in Afghanistan

    2011-07-04 20:08

    A British soldier who is part of the NATO-led international force fighting in Afghanistan went missing Monday in the country's restive south and an extensive operation is under way to find him, Britain's Ministry of Defense said.

  • NATO, Russia moving towards strategic partnership

    2011-07-04 17:32

    NATO's top official says the alliance and Russia must build on their cooperation in the Afghan war and the fight against maritime piracy to create a solid strategic partnership.

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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.