Russia has signed the ceasefire deal to end hostilities in Georgia but there has been no sign on the ground that it is withdrawing its troops.
Russia may now have signed the peace plan. But, as long as its tanks remain on Georgian soil, many fear a fresh flare-up in fighting. Hence the
More than 100 people have suffered carbon dioxide poisoning after a gas leak at a paint factory in Germany.
Workers, fire officers and local
US President George W. Bush believes progress is being made in resolving the Georgia crisis. But, speaking at his ranch in Texas, he said that South
Southern African leaders say reaching an elusive power-sharing deal for Zimbabwe is the focus of a two-day regional summit that started today in
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev has signed the ceasefire agreement faxed to him by US diplomats, formally ending hostilities with
Russian troops and tanks remain just 45 kilometers from the Georgian capital Tbilisi despite the signing of the ceasefire deal by Georgia
American swimmer Michael Phelps has equalled the greatest Olympic achievement of all time by winning his seventh gold medal at a single Games.
Russian tanks remain parked deep inside Georgia this morning, and there are reports of two more towns being brought under military control.
As international tension rises, parades marking Army Day in Poland have been held against a backdrop of Russian rage.
Moscow is furious that Warsaw
Five days of heavy fighting have left Tskhinvali, south Osettia, in ruins, but now at least refugees are returning.
They find a cleanup struggling
The occupation of Georgian territory and the methods used have brought some of the fiercest words from the USA in two decades. In an apparent