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BP spreads blame over oil spill

Others | 9 September 2010
A "sequence of failures involving a number of different parties" was to blame for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP says... More

Iran: Woman's stoning sentence on hold

Others | 9 September 2010
Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- Iran has put the stoning sentence of a woman convicted of adultery and murder "on hold," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told state-run Press TV on Wednesday... More

US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

Others | 9 September 2010
A small US church says it will defy international condemnation and go ahead with plans to burn copies of the Koran on the 9/11 anniversary... More

PM Gillard chosen to form Australia government

Others | 8 September 2010
Julia Gillard will stay as Australia's prime minister after winning the backing of two key independent MPs. Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott held the balance of power in parliament after a fellow independent MP, Bob Katter, backed opposition leader Tony Abbott... More

IAEA: Iran still enriching uranium

Others | 8 September 2010
(CNN) -- In defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, Iran continues its uranium enrichment activities, according to a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency released Monday... More

Barroso laments EU jobs crisis in keynote speech

Others | 8 September 2010
The European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, has said unemployment is "still much too high" in the EU, in his first "state of the union" speech... More

N. Korea to release S. Korean fishing crew

Others | 7 September 2010
(CNN) -- North Korea has decided to return a South Korean fishing boat and its crew, after the North's navy intercepted them in its waters in August, state-run media said Monday... More

Children die as Pakistan suicide bomber targets police

Others | 7 September 2010
At least three school children are among 17 people killed in a suicide car bombing in north-west Pakistan... More

Germany agrees to extend nuclear plant life span

Others | 7 September 2010
Germany's coalition government has decided to extend the life span of the country's nuclear power plants by an average of 12 years, officials say... More

Basque separatist group Eta 'declares ceasefire

Others | 6 September 2010
Armed Basque separatist group Eta says it will not "carry out armed actions" in its campaign for independence. .. More

US troops called in as Iraqi army base attacked

Others | 6 September 2010
US troops have been called in to help Iraqi forces battle insurgents who attacked an army base in Baghdad, killing 12 people, officials say... More

German government debates future of nuclear energy

Others | 6 September 2010
German government leaders are meeting in Berlin to debate the future of nuclear energy in the country.Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to seek a compromise in a row over the proposed life cycle of nuclear power plants... More

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