Mexican authorities say a state police officer has been slain while on patrol in Monterrey, becoming the ninth officer killed in just two weeks in the northern industrial city.
Keywords: GunmenOfficersdrugspikestateA State
Brazil is suffering its worst-ever natural disaster after mudslides near Rio de Janeiro that killed more than 500 people, according to the latest toll Friday.
Tunisia's opposition reacted positively Friday to a speech by President Zine El Abidine
Keywords: The PresidentHuman RightsClashesWitnessesalightTensions
The swamped Australian city of Brisbane has begun the heartbreaking task of cleaning up after its worst floods in decades, as more troops were ordered to help victims of the disaster.
Nigeria's ruling party on Friday declared incumbent Goodluck Jonathan its candidate for April presidential elections after he fended off a northern rival to win a primary vote.
European scientists have found a way to genetically modify chickens so that they don't transmit
MADRID, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - Real Madrid fought back from a goal down to defeat city rivals Atletico 3-1 in the first leg of the Spanish Cup quarter-finals on Thursday.
Keywords: Real MadridcupsideRonaldofight backback
BARCELONA, Jan 14, 2011 (AFP) - Barcelona star Lionel Messi vindicated his selection as the World Player of the Year by netting a hat-trick in the 5-0 Spanish Cup destruction of Real Betis and now he has his sights set firmly on struggling Malaga.
Messi looks on during the presentation of his new boots in a sports shop on January 13, 2011 in Barcelona. AFP
Keywords: BarcaMallorcaReal MadridbottomLionel MessiBootsAndres Iniesta
LONDON, Jan 14, 2011 (AFP) - Chelsea will look to get their Premier League title defence back on track this Saturday when they face Blackburn Rovers at Stamford Bridge.
Keywords: ChelseaFa CupmatchEnjoyingseasonThe Managerlook to
LONDON, Jan 14, 2011 (AFP) - Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to unleash Wayne Rooney on Tottenham here Sunday as Manchester United aim to extend their phenomenal 23-match unbeaten streak against the Londoners.
Keywords: Fa CupManchester UnitedTottenhamChelseawestunleash
With Tet approaching it is imperative to monitor food hygiene and organise a system of quality control at various food processing and business establishments in co-ordination with food inspectors as well as the police.
Keywords: Food HygieneDuring TetgreatlyControl MeasuresInspectorsTan BinhBinh Chanh
DOHA, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - Jordan dumped three-times champions Saudi Arabia out of the Asian Cup on Thursday with a 1-0 victory courtesy of a goalkeeping howler by Waleed Abdullah.
Keywords: The SaudisAsian Cuphalf-timeThe Sauditeamquest for
DOHA, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - There was high drama at the Asian Cup on Thursday with Saudi Arabia knocked out and Japan recovering to beat Syria after having their goalkeeper controversially sent off.
Keywords: japanrefereeAsian Cupcoachhalf-timego out
At the plenary session of the 11th National Party Congress on Jan. 13, delegates debated the country’s development orientation and major socio-economic issues which were highlighted in documents presented to the congress.
Loading rice for export in the Mekong Delta region
Keywords: PartiesParty Central CommitteeSociopartyCommunist PartiesRulingModels
COLOMBO, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday said more than one million people had been forced out of their homes by flooding over the last week, as it began distributing emergency food, clothing and bedding.
Keywords: DisplacedFloodsHomesrunCouncil OfficeManagement CentreSri Lankans