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A strong earthquake has rocked the Tibetan plateau in China, killing at least 67 people and leaving many others trapped in collapsed mud-built homes.
14 April 2010 , 09:36The Times12140
Barack Obama is set to announce a new defence strategy that would reduce the circumstances in which the US would be prepared to use nuclear weapons.
06 April 2010 , 08:49BBC News12030
The right wing, white supremist leader, Eugene Terreblanche was probably one of the most divisive and least likable characters in recent South African history.
05 April 2010 , 10:16CNN23130
A major 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck near the Mexico-California border on Sunday, killing at least one person as it rocked buildings, ruptured a highway and panicked residents from Tijuana to Los Angeles.
05 April 2010 , 09:47Reuters18500
Analysts are warning Saudi Arabia not to be overly triumphant after busting Al Qaeda cells planning a major attack, because the terrorist group will not be easily defeated.
25 March 2010 , 09:49ABC News13810
The 2010 Atlantic hurricane season will produce 14 named tropical storms and seven hurricanes, four of which might reach Category 3 or higher, weather data provider Impact Weather announced.
23 March 2010 , 10:09Oilonline9970
The US House of Representatives has narrowly voted to pass a landmark healthcare reform bill at the heart of President Barack Obama's agenda.
22 March 2010 , 10:02BBC News11890
Europe's finance ministers have agreed how to help Greece in its battle to control its finances.
16 March 2010 , 10:05BBC News13690
At a vote-counting center in eastern Baghdad, a dozen men representing various political parties sat on a stage in a school gymnasium on Sunday, monitoring the counting of ballots.
15 March 2010 , 08:51The New York Times14940
Greek public transport was halted, flights grounded and state hospitals left with emergency staff only on Thursday as workers held yet another general strike to protest painful spending cuts.
11 March 2010 , 12:06The New York Times11970
A strong earthquake has struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 57 people, officials have said.
09 March 2010 , 09:56BBC News963630
The Greek government has approved a new package of tax increases and spending cuts to save 4.8bn euros ($6.5bn; £4.4bn) and ease its budget crisis.
04 March 2010 , 08:43BBC News11600
At least 50 people have been killed in storms that have lashed parts of Spain, Portugal and France, officials say.
01 March 2010 , 09:23BBC News12470
Vancouver ended its time hosting the 2010 Olympic games on a light-hearted note.
01 March 2010 , 09:01The Wall Street Journal9170
A day-long televised healthcare summit in Washington hosted by President Barack Obama has ended without a deal to break the deadlock between parties.
26 February 2010 , 08:21BBC News10710
Seven senior military officers have been formally charged in Turkey with attempting to overthrow the government.
25 February 2010 , 08:24BBC News39600
Latin American and Caribbean nations have agreed to set up a new regional body without the US and Canada.
24 February 2010 , 08:48BBC News9820
A coup has taken place in Niger and the president has been captured after a gun battle in the capital, Niamey.
19 February 2010 , 08:37BBC News8870
President Barack Obama has announced more than $8bn (£5bn) of federal loan guarantees to begin building the first US nuclear power stations for 30 years.
17 February 2010 , 13:22BBC News10220
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is focusing sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.
17 February 2010 , 08:56Voice of America10940