The Minnesota SupremeCourt on Tuesday declared Democrat Al Franken the winner of atight U.S. Senate race over Republican Norm Coleman, whichshould give Democrats the 60-seat majority they need toovercome procedural obstacles and push through their agenda.
Vessel carrying aid to Gaza intercepted by Israeli navy.
A Taliban group said it would withdraw from a peace deal with the government to protest continuing strikes by American drones.
The Pirate Bay
Context: BitTorrent, The Pirate Bay
In one neighborhood, results of the American “surge” are evident but sectarian tensions remain.
Context: Italy, Viareggio, liquified petroleum gas, subsequent explosion
Central Statistics Office
Official figures show that there was a dramatic contraction in the economy in the first three months of this year.
Context: Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, Germany, Treaty of Lisbon, approves
Context: Dresden, UNESCO, world heritage site
Context: Ephraim Inoni, Paul Biya, Philemon Yang, President, Prime Minister
Gas Exporting Countries Forum
Context: Abdullah Al-Attiyah, Gas Exporting Countries Forum