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Relatives describe emotions as they awaited news of Chilean miners

Others | 5 September 2010
Copiapo, Chile (CNN) -- One month ago, the San Jose copper and gold mine in Chile caved in, trapping 33 miners far underground. For the next 17 days, their families had no idea whether they were alive or dead... More

Iran stoning woman 'to be lashed over photograph

Others | 5 September 2010
An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery now faces being whipped for indecency, her son says... More

New Zealand assesses quake damage

Others | 5 September 2010
Officials in New Zealand have been evaluating the damage caused in the city of Christchurch by an earthquake and its many aftershocks... More

Obama envoy sees 'window of opportunity' for Mideast peace

Others | 2 September 2010
Washington (CNN) -- Fresh off a major speech on Iraq, President Obama on Wednesday turns his attention to the extremely difficult task of trying to broker Mideast peace, with his special envoy declaring there is a "window of opportunity" for Israeli and Palestinian leaders to achieve an historic deal within one year... More

Tony Blair book describes Gordon Brown as 'maddening'

Others | 2 September 2010
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has called his successor Gordon Brown "maddening", as he outlined tensions between them in his memoirs... More

Civilians die in Pakistani air raid targeting militants

Others | 2 September 2010
At least six civilians were among about 45 people reported killed in Pakistani military air strikes targeting militants in the north-west... More

Chile begins drilling mine rescue shaft

Others | 1 September 2010
Engineers in Chile have begun drilling the rescue shaft through which they hope to eventually free the 33 men trapped in a collapsed gold mine... More

Dutch police question two men on trans-Atlantic flight

Others | 1 September 2010
Dutch police have questioned two men who arrived at Amsterdam airport from Chicago, after US authorities spotted "suspicious items" in their luggage... More

U.S. expands sanctions on North Korea

Others | 1 September 2010
Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday giving broad new authority to impose financial sanctions on North Korean entities and individuals doing business with and for the secretive communist state... More

UN climate body 'needs reforms', review recommends

Others | 31 August 2010
The UN's climate science body needs "fundamental" reforms, including a shorter term for its chairperson, an international review has concluded. .. More

Biden travels to Iraq to mark end of U.S. combat mission

Others | 31 August 2010
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq on Monday to participate in a ceremony marking the end of the U.S. combat mission there, according to the White House... More

Chile miners 'in better spirits' after family talks

Others | 31 August 2010
The 33 men trapped in a mine in northern Chile say they are in better spirits after they were able to speak to their relatives by telephone... More

Thousands flee Indonesia volcano on Sumatra

Others | 30 August 2010
Thousands of Indonesians have been forced to flee after a volcano erupted on the island of Sumatra. Officials issued a red alert after Mount Sinabung began to spew lava shortly after midnight ... More

Woman sentenced to death by stoning denied visits from lawyer, family

Others | 30 August 2010
(CNN) -- The Iranian woman awaiting possible execution by stoning was denied visits from her family and attorney this week, just days after her lawyer's home was ransacked and searched... More

US to mark Hurricane Katrina, five years on

Others | 30 August 2010
The US is set to mark five years since Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast, killing more than 1,800 people and leaving New Orleans under water... More

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