A suspicious bag containing a detonator, batteries and a clock was found in a Namibian airport, possibly bound for Munich, German police say.
Context: Darfur, George Clooney, Haiti, Ripple of Hope award, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights
Context: Dublin, EU, European Central Bank, Government of Ireland, International Monetary Fund, falls back into recession
Context: Airbus A380, Qantas Flight 32, Rolls-Royce Trent 900, engine failure
General Motors Co made a triumphant return to Wall Street less than a year and a half after the government rescued the automaker and forced a massive overhaul but its shares lost momentum after an early bounce.
Police fire tear gas into a camp for displaced people as protests accusing UN troops of bringing cholera turn violent.
Context: Bogota, Colombia, Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, ongoing floods, states of emergency
The presentation in Oslo next month will most likely be postponed because China is not allowing the dissident Liu Xiaobo or his family to attend.
Context: North Korea, Pyongyang, Sunshine Policy, government of South Korea
Context: Azerbaijan, Baku, Caspian Sea, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, NATO, President
An estimated 200 prisoners in DR Congo escape from a jail in the remote north-west during a hearing to reduce the backlog of defendants awaiting trial.
Context: Julian Assange, Marianne Ny, Swedish, WikiLeaks, prosecutor
A woman in China is sentenced to a year in a labour camp after posting a message on the social networking website Twitter.
Context: Alabama, Australia, United States, death of his newlywed wife Tina
Context: Japanese police, Kiyoshi Takayama, Kobe, Yamaguchi-gumi, yakuza
Prominent Egyptian blogger Abdel Kareem Nabil Soliman is released from jail after four years.
Context: Charlie Rangel, Democratic, New York State, United States House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, United States House of Representatives, censure
Context: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, health care reform
Context: Leonid, meteor
Context: China, uranium
Scientists at Idaho State University map out a new, active seismic fault in the US Rocky Mountains capable of unleashing a 7.5 magnitude earthquake.
Astronomers claim to have discovered the first planet originating from outside our own galaxy, the Milky Way.
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