BREAKING NEWS

2009-08-30

World

Gabon votes for new leader

Voters in Gabon have been electing a successor to President Omar Bongo who died in June after leading his country for 41 years. The late leader’s

World

Merkel's CDU suffers setback

In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has suffered losses in regional elections in three states. Exit polls show the Christian Democrat

World

Berlusconi visits Libya

Italy has renewed its ties with its former colonial vassal Libya, just days before celebrations for the anniversary of the coup which brought Colonel