selected world news from BBC and Al Jazeera
Created by stvad on 29/08/2008
Last updated: 01/04/10 at 00:03
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Advisers say Obama will order closing of prison in first week as US president.
Outgoing US president says mistakes were made but defends foreign policy decisions.
Resolution says Israeli offensive causing "massive violations" of Palestinian human rights.
Moscow to restart supplies through Ukraine after monitoring deal finally agreed.
Arab MPs condemn decision to disqualify them from February 10 election as "racist".
Intense clashes reported on the edge of Gaza City as offensive continues for 17th day.
Prosecutors say rape was used to terrorise civilians in Central African Republic.
Israeli assault enters third week with military warning it will "escalate" the conflict.
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators across world rally in support of Palestinians.
Controversial chemical can severely burn people and set fire to homes.
Transit monitoring agreement must still be signed by Ukraine before implementation.
Boat reported to have sunk in storm as pirates flee with ransom cash.
Palestinian president and Hamas officials in Cairo to discuss proposals to end war.
Military claims troops have marched into rebel capital of Kilinochchi.
At least four killed in South Waziristan in strike by suspected US drone.
South Korean exports slump on falling demand as figures show Singapore GDP shrivelling.
Israeli strike kills senior Hamas figure as ground forces prepare for possible invasion.
Text messages sent to millions of consumers beg for forgiveness over milk scandal.
Survivors recall horror as deadly blaze swept New Year party in Thai nightclub.
Cuba commemorates 50th anniversary of overthrow of US-backed government.
Iraqis take over US power base as UN mandate for foreign troops runs out.
South Africa's most famous white anti-apartheid campaigner has died, aged 91.
Energy supplies to Europe under threat amid debt dispute bewteen Kiev and Moscow.
Tel Aviv rejects French ceasefire proposal to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza.
Area in city of Bilbao evacuated after warning call from armed separatist group Eta.
Kazbek Pagiyev targeted weeks after his successor was assassinated in North Ossetia.
Separatists say they are willing to negotiate, as military push continues in north.
Bangladesh poll winner willing to give senior posts to her rival as Zia rejects vote as 'farcical'.
Top dairy executives face life imprisonment if convicted for selling tainted milk.
Lifeline tunnels near Rafah hit on second day of air attacks on Gaza.
Nasrallah says Israeli forces have gone on alert along the border with Lebanon.
Tens of thousands protest across Middle East over Israeli bombardment.
Suicide bomber targeting leaders in Khost province reportedly kills 14 children.
Car bomb at polling station during by-election for assembly seat kills 22 people.
Monday's parliamentary vote to be tight race between Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia.
Coup leader freezes mining contracts and gold extractions to fight corruption.
Suicide bombing in residential neighbourhood kills at least six security staff.
Iraq Body Count study reveals sharp decline in fatalities over last two years.
The League will hold summit in Doha on January 2 to discuss the latest violence.
Political leader of Hamas says resistance will continue through suicide missions.
Coup leader says freezing of mining contracts is part of anti-corruption drive.
Mourners throng tomb of Pakistani leader one year after her assassination.
At least 20 people die as bomb explodes near a bus terminal in Baghdad.
Army claims to have captured Mulliawalai in northeast after heavy fighting.
Monday's parliamentary elections will end two years of rule by army-backed regime.
Police hold ten Albanians suspected of murdering Serbs after 1998 conflict.
Protest comes amid escalating tensions following deadly Mumbai attacks.
Nobel laureate and vocal opponent of Iraq war dies of cancer.
Industrial production plummets as global demand for exports dries up.
Rescuers search wreckage for survivors after attack in apartment block near Black Sea.