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US officials say they have spotted signs of activity at a site used by North Korea for a long-range missile launch.
Canadian car parts maker Magna International is the preferred bidder for GM Europe, owner of Opel and Vauxhall, Lord Mandelson has said.
US President Barack Obama unveils plans for securing American computer networks against cyber attacks.
Pakistan increases its reward for a Taliban chief in the Swat valley tenfold as insurgents threaten more bomb attacks.
Austria's far right builds on anti-EU sentiment
Hundreds of South African doctors march through Pretoria to demand a 50% pay rise and more investment in hospitals.
Ferrari and the rest of the teams belonging to Fota submit conditional entries for the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship.
Oil prices hit a six-month high above $66, buoyed by falling US stockpiles and revised US first-quarter GDP figures.
A partly US-funded factory opens in Siberia to decommission vast stocks of chemical weapons held by Russia.
Jailed Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is suffering from cramps and needs urgent medical care, her party says.
Thousands of South Koreans throng Seoul for the funeral of former President Roh Moo-hyun, who killed himself last week.
Climate negotiations begin in earnest in Bonn on Monday with pressure building for the US to deliver deeper cuts in emissions.
The International Space Station crew has doubled after a capsule carrying three astronauts docked at the outpost.
Tory MP Bill Cash says he does not intend to quit over his expenses as David Cameron says he faces "serious questions".
About 500 passengers on board an Italian car ferry take to lifeboats after a fire breaks out in the vessel's hold.
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Sri Lanka strongly denies allegations that more than 20,000 civilians were killed in recent fighting against Tamil rebels.
An "un-Laodicean" performance wins 13-year-old Kavya Shivashankar the title of US spelling champion 2009.
Ten years of democracy leaves some Nigerians cold
The way you hold your glass can reveal much more than you might realise, a psychologist has warned.