BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-22

World

OSCE to pull out of Georgia

The group overseeing the ceasefire between Russia and Georgia is to start pulling out on January 1st. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation

World

Iraq troop vote postponed

A vote in Iraq’s parliament allowing troops from Britain and other countries to stay until the end of July next year has been put on hold. The

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Israel 'unaware' of Hamas truce

Israel has denied any knowledge of a temporary truce by Hamas fighters in Gaza, and said that at least one rocket and four mortars had been fired

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Toyota forecasts first-ever loss

The world’s biggest carmaker Toyota is forecast to make its first-ever operating loss as the global economic slowdown hits Japan. In the face of a

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Russia approves presidency bill

Constitutional reforms proposed by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev have passed their final political hurdle. The upper house of parliament voted