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Anger as US conservatives hold Washington rally

Others | 29 August 2010
Tens of thousands of people are attending a controversial rally in Washington DC organised by conservative talk show host Glenn Beck... More

Hilton arrested for alleged cocaine possession

Others | 29 August 2010
Paris Hilton was released from a Las Vegas, Nevada, jail Saturday morning after being arrested late the night before on suspicion of cocaine possession, police said Saturday... More

Special Chile mine rescue tunnel drill assembled

Others | 29 August 2010
The special hydraulic bore which will be used to drill an escape shaft down to 33 miners trapped in a Chilean mine is being assembled at the site... More

Dozens killed in wave of bombings across Iraq

Others | 26 August 2010
At least 50 people have been killed in a series of apparently co-ordinated bomb attacks across Iraq. The deadliest killed 19 people in the southern city of Kut. Several blasts hit Baghdad, including a suicide bombing in which 15 died... More

Pakistanis flee new monsoon floods in south

Others | 26 August 2010
Some 200,000 people have been evacuated in the Thatta area of Sindh province, where dozens of villages are submerged... More

Iran test-fires new version of Fateh missile

Others | 26 August 2010
Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- Iran has successfully test-fired a new version of its Fateh missile, which has a longer range than previous models, Iranian news agencies reported Wednesday... More

Pakistan facing 'serious' threat of epidemic disease

Others | 25 August 2010
Pakistan's prime minister says the government is "seriously concerned" about the potential spread of epidemic diseases in the flood-hit country... More

Survivors reported after plane crashes in China

Others | 25 August 2010
Beijing, China (CNN) -- Emergency crews have rescued 47 people from a plane that crashed Tuesday night in northeast China with more than 90 passengers aboard, state-run media said... More

Trapped Chilean miners sing national anthem in first verbal contact

Others | 25 August 2010
(CNN) -- The 33 workers trapped inside a mine in Chile cheered, applauded and sang the country's national anthem in their first verbal contact with officials... More

Pakistan's humanitarian situation critical - UN

Others | 24 August 2010
The UN in Pakistan has described the humanitarian situation caused by the flood disaster as critical. As flood waters continue to travel south through the country, tens of thousands of people are being displaced each day... More

Bloody end to Philippines hostage drama

Others | 24 August 2010
Manila, Philippines (CNN) -- Police in the Philippines stormed a bus full of Hong Kong tourists on Monday to end a 10-hour hostage crisis that unfolded live on global television, leaving seven people and the gunman dead... More

Authorities: Swedish prosecutor believed Assange could leave country

Others | 24 August 2010
Stockholm, Sweden (CNN) -- A Swedish prosecutor who issued a later-revoked arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder and editor Julian Assange believed Assange was about to leave the country, according to a statement posted on the Sweden Prosecution Authority's website... More

Miners trapped in Chile mine for 17 days 'are alive'

Others | 23 August 2010
Thirty-three miners who have been trapped underground in a Chilean mine for the past 17 days are all alive, President Sebastian Pinera has said... More

South Pakistan villagers flee threatened areas

Others | 23 August 2010
Tens of thousands of people in southern Pakistan are fleeing a threatened flood-surge, three weeks after heavy monsoon rains first hit the country... More

Iran unveils long-range bombing drone

Others | 23 August 2010
Iran unveiled the first long-range military drone manufactured in the country on Sunday, state media reported. .. More

Australia count begins after tight election race

Others | 22 August 2010
Counting is under way in Australia in a general election seen as the tightest in the country for decades.With over half of votes counted, projections by Australia's ABC put PM Julia Gillard's Labor party slightly ahead of the opposition coalition... More

Iran begins loading Bushehr nuclear reactor

Others | 22 August 2010
Iran has begun loading fuel into its first nuclear power station in a ceremony attended by Russian officials... More

Israel, Palestinians agree to resume Mideast talks

Others | 22 August 2010
Washington (CNN) -- Israel and the Palestinian Authority have agreed to hold direct peace talks beginning September 2 in Washington -- the first such talks since 2008... More

Pakistan floods: EU pledges 30m euro aid boost

Others | 19 August 2010
The European Union says it will spend an extra 30m euros ($39m) to fund emergency aid for victims of devastating floods in Pakistan... More

Plane crash in northeast China stirs speculation about origin

Others | 19 August 2010
Beijing, China (CNN) -- A small aircraft crashed in northeastern China close to the border with North Korea, killing its pilot and fueling speculation Wednesday about its origin. .. More

Source: Rediscovered videotapes show 9/11 suspect being questioned

Others | 19 August 2010
Washington (CNN) -- Two videos and an audiotape of a terrorism interrogation that were found by the CIA in 2007 show September 11 suspect Ramzi Bin al-Shibh, a knowledgeable U.S. source told CNN on Tuesday... More