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US President Obama shares a word with French President Sarkozy during group photo of G8 and G5 leaders in L'Aquila, Italy, 09 Jul 2009
Thu. 09 Jul 2009 1307 UTC

G8, Developing Countries Discuss Trade, Climate

Leaders agree on need for completing stalled Doha round of world trade talks by next year

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Police and civilians stand at the scene of a car bombing near Mosul, northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, 09 Jul 2009

Explosions in Iraq Kill, Wound Dozens Audio Clip Available

Violence targets Tal Afar, near Syrian border, Baghdad's Sadr City, just over a week after US troops pulled out of Iraqi towns and cities

Heavily-armed special police officers face off a crowd of Uighur residents after they staged a protest in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, 07 Jul 2009

China's Urumqi Returning to Normal, Following Bloody Violence Audio Clip Available

Demonstration Sunday turned violent and deadly, after mostly minority Uighur Muslim protesters clashed with Chinese security forces

People stand around the crater caused by a bomb blast in the Mohammad Agha district on the main road from Kabul to the Logar province, Afghanistan, 09 Jul 2009

Bomb in Afghanistan Kills 25

Afghan official says a truck bomb in central Afghanistan has killed at least 25 people, including at least 12 school children

A banner depicting US Pres. Barack Obama and Ghanaian Pres. John Atta Mills, in Accra, Ghana, 09 Jul 2009

Ghana Police Say Security Ready for Obama Visit

Officials say 10,000 police officers to handle security during visit of US President

G8 leaders after 'family' photo
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon criticises the G8 countries for not doing enough to combat climate change.

At least 42 people are killed in bomb attacks in Iraq, the deadliest day since US troops withdrew from Iraqi towns.

Rhino poaching around the world is set to reach a 15-year high as demand for the animals' horns grows, conservation groups warn.


The Junta Hit Men

The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) is killing their own people for junta money.

UN Chief Says He's a Man of Results not Rhetoric

Midway through his five-year term, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he isn't concerned that he's not a household name.

Suu Kyi Denied Access to News

Burma's detained pro-democracy leader is denied access to keep a radio—only way to keep in touch with national and world events—during her time in Rangoon’s Insein Prison.

Many Die as Landslide Sweeps through Jade-mining Area

At least 30 people have died in a massive landslide that swept away homes, blocked roads and cut communications in Burma’s northern Kachin State.

North Korea Suspected in Cyber Attacks in US

North Korea has been identified by South Korea's main spy agency as a suspect in the cyber attacks targeting government and other Web sites in the US and South Korea.

Did Foreign Pressure Make Ship Turn Back?

Did pressure from Burma’s neighbors play a role in making the Kang Nam 1 return to North Korea?

Aung San Suu Kyi meets legal team refuses comment on Ban visit

Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has refused to comment on the just concluded visit of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, after she was briefed by...

Ban lifted on some tea products

Some tea products, which were banned earlier, were given clearance certificate by Burma’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it was learnt on Thursday. “We have given clearance certificates,...

Thai PM proposes visit to Burma

Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjejiva proposes to visit neighbouring military-ruled Burma later this month, sources in the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The PM, according to...

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