Quito (Ecuador), Feb 24 (IANS) More than three million people, who make up a quarter of Ecuador's population, have been afflicted by the worst floods the Andean nation has known for decades, according to a security ministry official, EFE news agency reported Sunday.
Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:03:46 PM
Caracas, Feb 24 (IANS) Venezuelan rescue teams, scouring the mountainous area of the Andes where a Venezuelan plane crashed Thursday for human remains and wreckages, have recovered the black boxes, Spain's EFE news agency reported Sunday.
Sunday, February 24, 2008 2:58:57 PM
Washington, Feb 24 (DPA) Former first lady Hillary Clinton has stepped up her attacks on her rival for the Democratic presidential nomination declaring 'Shame on you, Barack Obama'.
Sunday, February 24, 2008 1:19:22 PM
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears will soon be allowed to visit her two sons again after reaching an agreement with her ex-husband Kevin Federline.
Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:25:35 PM
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Diablo Cody, 'Juno' writer and a former stripper, has been chosen to wear footwear designer Stuart Weitzman's million dollar shoes for the Oscar awards.
Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:22:27 PM
Guatemala City, Feb 23 (DPA) Hundreds of Guatemalan farmers released Saturday 29 police officers, whom they had taken hostage, after their main demand to release one of their leaders was rejected.
Saturday, February 23, 2008 11:40:11 PM
Bogota, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Colombian president Ernesto Samper has strongly criticised the government of President Alvaro Uribe for its 'rash and irresponsible' comments on the hostage release announced by the country's guerrilla rebels recently.
Saturday, February 23, 2008 7:03:47 PM
Guatemala City, Feb 23 (IANS) Some 1,500 farmers from Guatemala's Atlantic coast have taken 29 police officers hostage to press their demand for the release of a farm leader arrested earlier this month on various charges, an interior ministry official has said.
Saturday, February 23, 2008 7:01:53 PM
Morelia (Mexico), Feb 23 (IANS) World champion Viswanathan Anand further strengthened his claim to retain his title as he held on to his half-point lead after drawing his sixth round game against former world champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria at the Morelia-Linares chess tournament here.
Saturday, February 23, 2008 4:59:24 PM
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Iran Saturday said the actions taken by the UN Security Council against the country over its nuclear programme lack any shred of logic and legality.
Saturday, February 23, 2008 4:48:33 PM
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