Published: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 06:02:59 +1000
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Mon, 09 Jun 2008 19:39:00 GMTCOLOMBIA'S army has located three US nationals in the hands of Marxist FARC rebels, but has not attempted a rescue, Defence Minister Juan Manuel Santos said today.
Sun, 08 Jun 2008 18:33:00 GMTVENEZUELA'S President Hugo Chavez urged the new leader of the Marxist FARC insurgency in Colombia today to free all its hostages unconditionally, in unusually tough words for Latin America's oldest rebel force.
Fri, 06 Jun 2008 02:33:00 GMTMEXICO City, one of the world's most polluted capitals, is planting rooftop gardens on public buildings as part of a program to combat global warming.
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 22:25:00 GMTBRAZILIAN President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, under pressure over his stewardship of the Amazon rainforest, has unveiled plans to create three protected reserves covering an area the size of the US state of Vermont.
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 20:42:00 GMTTHREE of five alleged plotters in the September 11, 2001 attacks demanded today to be sentenced to death at a US military hearing, saying they had long sought martyrdom.
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 17:08:00 GMTTHE accused al-Qaeda mastermind of the September 11 attacks stood in a US military court today, sang a chant of praise to Allah and said he would welcome the death penalty.
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 16:12:00 GMTA BRAZILIAN soldier who publicly flaunted his homosexuality has been detained by military police after his dramatic arrest on live television, according to reports.
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 13:42:00 GMTFIVE men accused of plotting the September 11, 2001 attacks have appeared in public for the first time in years at the start of a US military hearing at the Guantanamo Bay base.
Wed, 04 Jun 2008 23:23:00 GMTBRAZILIAN police and Interpol have arrested a fugitive rabbi wanted in his native Israel on charges of torturing children in exorcism rites.
Wed, 04 Jun 2008 19:59:00 GMTMERCHANT ships from Greece and Malta collided off the coast of Uruguay, dumping fuel oil from one of the vessels, Uruguay's Navy said today.