BREAKING NEWS

2008-11-23

World

Failed coup in Guinea Bissau

An attempted coup in the West African republic of Guinea Bissau has failed. The authorities are clearing up after armed soldiers attacked the

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Soldiers mutiny in Guinea Bissau

Rebel soldiers have attacked the presidential residence in Guinea Bissau, killing at least one person and wounding another. Reports from the capital

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Obama's cabinet takes shape

US President-elect Barack Obama now has his economic team in place. The two economic gurus charged with rescuing the economy and stemming the

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APEC leaders back free markets

Leaders from the Americas and Asia have defended the role of free markets in the face of the financial crisis. Meeting in Peru, the APEC group said

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Bush bids Medvedev farewell

Holding his final talks with a Russian leader before leaving office, US President George W. Bush said he had worked hard to make it a “cordial