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Bomb disposal robot approaches vehicle in Times Square
New York investigators study fingerprints and video shots after a car bomb attack was foiled in bustling Times Square.
George Papandreou John Higgins
The Greek PM says he has agreed a bail-out deal with the EU and IMF but warns the nation must make "great sacrifices".
World No1 John Higgins is suspended from snooker tournaments after reportedly agreeing to take a bribe.
Somali with gun and ship in background Workers load oil booms onto a boat in in St Bernard Parish, Louisiana. Photo: 1 May 2010
Somali Islamist insurgents take control of one of the main pirate havens in the south of the country.
US President Barack Obama is to see for himself the devastation caused by a growing oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.
A section of the Cheonan is lifted on 24 April 2010 Nepalese policemen in riot gear stand guard near a barricade in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 2, 2010
South Korea vows "punitive action" against those behind an explosion that sank a warship, killing 46 sailors.
The Maoists shut down Nepal for what they describe as an indefinite strike, in a bid to force the government to resign.
Bishops pray in front of the Shroud in Turin Cathedral, Italy, 10 April  JD Salinger in 1951
Pope Benedict XVI views the Turin shroud, which has gone on display for the first time in 10 years.
An appeal is to be heard against the US ban on publication of a book promoted as a sequel to JD Salinger's Catcher in the Rye.
Oak tree on a hill  Chelsea's Didier Drogba celebrates the opening goal
Just five minutes of exercise in a "green space" such as a park can boost mental health, say researchers.
Chelsea take a giant step towards the Premier League title with a comfortable win over Liverpool at Anfield.
Wayne Rooney Suresh Raina celebrates
Chelsea beat Liverpool at Anfield ahead of Manchester United's trip to Sunderland, while Sheffield Wednesday suffer relegation to League One after drawing with Crystal Palace.
India set South Africa 187 to win their Group C match in the ICC World Twenty20, with Pakistan taking on Australia later in St Lucia.
Men put a buoy on a boat carrying oil boom barriers out to the slick on 1 May 2010 Evo Morales (file image)
Louisiana's governor warns of the Gulf of Mexico oil slick's impact, as President Obama heads to the disaster zone.
Police move in as Bolivian President Evo Morales orders the nationalisation of at least three electricity companies.
Apple boss Steve Jobs Sarah Palin (14 April 2010)
Adobe posts its response to a letter written by Apple boss Steve Jobs outlining his objections to Flash technology.
A former US student is found guilty of hacking into Sarah Palin's e-mail account and obstructing justice.
Jafar Panahi Lady Gaga
Hollywood film-makers including Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese call on Iran to release director Jafar Panahi.
Lady Gaga and Ricky Gervais are among the celebrities who 'most affect our world', according to a new Time magazine list.
Elephant Tornado in Wyoming, June 2009 (Image: UCAR)
Wildlife officials in Cameroon are hunting for scores of elephants, who escaped from a nature reserve, sparking panic in nearby villages.
An international team of researchers embarks on what is described as the "most ambitious tornado study in history".
Prostate cancer cell A child in DR Congo
A "vaccine" which uses the body's immune system to fight prostate cancer is approved for use by US drug regulators.
Ugandan rebel fighters massacred up to 100 people in a village in DR Congo, a top UN official says.
Paul Kagame, 21 April 2010 Activists and local people protest against the law in Los Angeles on 1 May 2010
Rwandan President Paul Kagame travels to the US, ignoring a lawsuit filed there over the 1994 deaths of two African leaders.
Tens of thousands of people join protests in the US against a controversial anti-immigration law introduced in Arizona.
Taiwan's justice minister Tseng Yung-fu (March 2010) Planes in front of a China Airlines building at Taipei's airport. File photo
Taiwan executes four men, in the island's first cases of capital punishment since 2005, after pressure from victims' families.
A Taipei-Shanghai flight makes an emergency landing after a passenger jokingly claims he has a bomb on board, officials say.
Nick Clegg, David Cameron, Gordon Brown Transparent carry-on bag with containers
The three main party leaders are campaigning hard, each seeking to gain ground as the election battle enters its final days.
The EU says the current restrictions on liquids carried by air passengers will end by April 2013.
Residents at the scene of the hanging in Ketermaya village, Lebanon, on 29/04/2010 An Indian police officer stands guard near India Gate in New Delhi
The lynching of a murder suspect by angry Lebanese villagers is condemned as barbaric by officials.
The US embassy in India warns of "imminent attacks" by militants in the capital Delhi, stepping up an earlier warning.
Kamran Akmal (left) and Salman Butt British troops in Afghanistan - generic image
Defending champions Pakistan put their off-field problems to one side with a 21-run win against Bangladesh.
A British soldier has been killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
Ieuan Wyn Jones  Homebase
Plaid Cymru leader Ieuan Wyn Jones, says Labour, his party's assembly government coalition partner, is "desperate".
Possible links between a suspected arson attack at a Homebase store in Kent and a fire at a nearby B&Q are investigated.
Stowe School Gordon Brown talking to Gillian Duffy
Two pupils at a boarding school in Buckinghamshire are arrested when a fellow pupil is injured with a craft knife during a fight.
The woman at the centre of a media storm after being called "bigoted" by Gordon Brown says she will not be voting for for Labour or any party.
I suspect a few key people [from the Burmese military] who make the decisions, they have decided that this is an existential thing for them. If they’re out, it’s not just the country and the government has changed, but 'where do I go?' and 'which jail will I be in?' and my children and my jewels and my billions?
—Lee Hsein Loong, the prime minister of Singapore

Thousands of Asians Rally for Jobs, Pay on May Day

Tens of thousands of workers thronged the streets of Asian cities Saturday in annual May Day marches, demanding job creation and minimum wage hikes.

Than Shwe Warns Against Election Saboteurs

In a Workers' Day statement, Snr-Gen Than Shwe warns that 'conspiracy saboteurs' are trying to undermine the election.

NLD Will Cease to Exist: CEC

Burma's main opposition party, the NLD, will “cease to exist” after the May 6 deadline for party registration, its leaders say.

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