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Delays in releasing the official results of parliamentary and presidential elections in Zimbabwe are met with widespread speculation and concerns over possible vote rigging.

Dalai Lama

India warns the Dalai Lama not to anger the People's Republic of China.


Finland's Foreign Minister Ilkka Kanerva is forced to resign after a scandal involving 200 text messages sent to a stripper.


The Swedish national postal service will merge with its Danish counterpart, the new group will be based in Stockholm.

Sri Lanka

A human rights group in Sri Lanka has blamed local security forces for the massacre of 17 aid workers in 2006 and accused the government of a cover-up.