Opposition rejects Bangladesh govt's talk offer
Bangladesh's main opposition party said it had
rejected talks with the ruling Bangladesh Nationalist Party about
electoral reforms, citing the government's allegiance with Islamic
Blair slams critics says won't quit
Tony Blair insisted Monday he was staying in his
job despite calls from some within his Labour Party to step down
after a poor showing in local elections and a string of scandals
that have pummeled his government's popularity.
Australia celebrates as trapped miners are freed
Two Australian miners trapped in a small cage
deep underground for 14 days walked out of the mine on Tuesday,
triumphantly thrusting their arms into the air after rescuers freed
them shortly before dawn.