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Boris Tadic apologises for a 1991 massacre in a symbolic step towards reconcilitation between the two nations.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague warns that "the window is closing" on a Middle East peace deal and expresses frustration over a diplomatic row with Israel.
Qantas has grounded its Airbus A380s after a mid-air explosion forced an emergency landing in Singapore.
Thousands have been ordered to evacuate their villages around Mount Merapi as Indonesia's most active volcano erupts again.
A US jury rules that investment bank Citigroup did not trick private equity firm Terra Firma in its takeover of music group EMI.
A piece of stone axe found in the Northern Territory has been dated at 35,500 years old, making it the oldest of its type in the world.
Rebels have killed several Sudanese policemen in a clash in the troubled western region of Darfur, the Khartoum government says.
Police in Athens destroy a letter bomb sent to the French embassy, the 14th suspect device found in Greece this week.