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Wikileaks release 'shows China thinking on Korea'

Others | 1 December 2010
Officials in China have expressed frustration with communist ally North Korea, according to leaked classified US diplomatic cables... More

North Korea claims 'thousands' of nuclear centrifuges

Others | 1 December 2010
North Korea says it has thousands of centrifuges operating at a previously undetected uranium enrichment facility it revealed earlier this month... More

All 24 hostages free after young Wisconsin gunman shoots himself

Others | 1 December 2010
(CNN) -- A 15-year-old northeast Wisconsin high school student held 24 hostages for about five hours Monday, then turned one of his guns on himself when police broke in at the sound of gun shots... More

US condemns Wikileaks diplomatic cables release

Others | 30 November 2010
The US has strongly criticised the release by the website Wikileaks of thousands of extracts from US diplomatic messages... More

New round of climate talks set to start in Cancun

Others | 30 November 2010
Mexico City, Mexico (CNN) -- The latest round of United Nations climate change talks begins Monday in the coastal resort city of Cancun, Mexico... More

Shelling by North Korea was 'inhumane crime' - Seoul

Others | 30 November 2010
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has described as an "inhumane crime" the North's deadly shelling of a South Korean island last week... More

Amid tension, U.S. and South Korea begin military drills

Others | 29 November 2010
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- South Korea and the United States started joint military exercises Sunday, U.S. Forces Korea spokesman David Oten told CNN... More

Finance meeting over Irish Republic rescue scheme

Others | 29 November 2010
European finance ministers are to meet in Brussels to discuss the details of a bailout worth more than 85bn euros ($113bn; £72bn) for the Irish Republic... More

Haitians takes part in elections amid cholera epidemic

Others | 29 November 2010
Haiti is set to vote in general elections, as the earthquake-hit nation continues to battle a deadly cholera epidemic. Up to 4.7m registered voters will cast their ballots for one of 18 presidential candidates, as well as parliamentary deputies and senators... More

Iraq arrests 12 over deadly church siege

Others | 28 November 2010
Twelve suspected militants have been arrested in connection with a deadly church siege in Baghdad last month, Iraq's interior minister said... More

South Korea buries marines killed by N Korea attack

Others | 28 November 2010
South Korea has held funerals for the two marines killed when North Korea fired artillery shells at the South's Yeonpyeong island earlier this week... More

Teen suspected of trying to set off bomb at Oregon tree-lighting event

Others | 28 November 2010
(CNN) -- A 19-year-old has been arrested in connection with a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb at an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon, on Friday evening, the Justice Department announced... More

New Zealand mine: 'No survivors' after second blast

Others | 25 November 2010
All 29 miners trapped in a New Zealand coal pit since Friday are believed to be dead after a second explosion... More

Two South Korean civilians 'died in attack by North'

Others | 25 November 2010
The bodies of two civilians have been found on the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, shelled in Tuesday's attack by the North... More

Iranian official: Woman sentenced to death by stoning could be spared

Others | 25 November 2010
Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- An Iranian woman whose death sentence has sparked an outcry outside Iran may yet be spared, the Islamic Republic's chief human rights official said Monday, according to the state-run Press TV... More

N. Korea fires on S. Korea, killing 1 and injuring 15

Others | 24 November 2010
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- North Korea fired artillery toward its tense western sea border with South Korea on Tuesday, killing at least one South Korean soldier, the Yonhap news agency reported... More

Taliban impostor 'dupes Afghans and vanishes with cash'

Others | 24 November 2010
An impostor posing as a leading Taliban negotiator held secret talks with Afghan officials, according to the New York Times... More

Irish financial crisis threatens government

Others | 24 November 2010
Dublin, Ireland (CNN) -- Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen on Monday said he will delay any decision on whether to go ahead with national elections until the 2011 budget is passed and negotiations on the details of an international bailout package are finalized... More

Stampede in Cambodia kills hundreds

Others | 23 November 2010
(CNN) -- A stampede that occurred during a festival near Cambodia's royal palace in Phnom Penh has killed 339 people,.. More

Germany closes off access to part of parliament building

Others | 23 November 2010
Berlin, Germany (CNN) -- Germany has indefinitely closed off access to the general public to the cupola and the rooftop terrace of the Reichstag parliament building, the parliament's press office said Monday... More

Ireland bail-out: Calls for election intensify

Others | 23 November 2010
The Republic of Ireland's two main opposition parties have called for an immediate general election after an EU-led bail-out of the country's economy... More