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N Korea 'planning more missiles'

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 13:36
US officials say they have spotted signs of activity at a site used by North Korea for a long-range missile launch.

Magna is 'very close' to GM deal

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 13:34
Canadian car parts maker Magna International is the preferred bidder for GM Europe, owner of Opel and Vauxhall, Lord Mandelson has said.

US sets out cyber security plan

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 13:24
US President Barack Obama unveils plans for securing American computer networks against cyber attacks.

Pakistan ups Taliban chief reward

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 12:33
Pakistan increases its reward for a Taliban chief in the Swat valley tenfold as insurgents threaten more bomb attacks.

'Day of reckoning'

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 12:24
Austria's far right builds on anti-EU sentiment

SA doctors march for better pay

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 12:23
Hundreds of South African doctors march through Pretoria to demand a 50% pay rise and more investment in hospitals.

Teams submit F1 entries for 2010

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 12:15
Ferrari and the rest of the teams belonging to Fota submit conditional entries for the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship.

Oil prices continue rally to $66

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 11:40
Oil prices hit a six-month high above $66, buoyed by falling US stockpiles and revised US first-quarter GDP figures.

Russia opens WMD disposal plant

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 11:35
A partly US-funded factory opens in Siberia to decommission vast stocks of chemical weapons held by Russia.

Suu Kyi health a 'grave concern'

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 11:27
Jailed Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is suffering from cramps and needs urgent medical care, her party says.

South Koreans mourn dead leader

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 11:07
Thousands of South Koreans throng Seoul for the funeral of former President Roh Moo-hyun, who killed himself last week.

Climate pressure 'building on US'

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 10:19
Climate negotiations begin in earnest in Bonn on Monday with pressure building for the US to deliver deeper cuts in emissions.

Crew doubles on space station

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 09:37
The International Space Station crew has doubled after a capsule carrying three astronauts docked at the outpost.

MP Cash 'not intending to quit'

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 09:02
Tory MP Bill Cash says he does not intend to quit over his expenses as David Cameron says he faces "serious questions".

Italy evacuates burning car ferry

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 08:48
About 500 passengers on board an Italian car ferry take to lifeboats after a fire breaks out in the vessel's hold.

Day in pictures

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 08:40
Eye-catching images from around the world

Sri Lanka rejects deaths report

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 08:36
Sri Lanka strongly denies allegations that more than 20,000 civilians were killed in recent fighting against Tamil rebels.

US spelling champion's far from 'Laodicean' race to victory

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 08:17
An "un-Laodicean" performance wins 13-year-old Kavya Shivashankar the title of US spelling champion 2009.

Bad old days

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 07:27
Ten years of democracy leaves some Nigerians cold

What the way you hold a glass says about your personality

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 07:26
The way you hold your glass can reveal much more than you might realise, a psychologist has warned.