New York governor steps down
Democratic governor apologises after reports link him to a prostitution ring.
Iraq to sue Halabja weapon supplier
Construction worth $6m approved for Kurdish town ahead of the Anfal anniversary.
Mugabe raises pay ahead of polls
Government workers who began walkouts two weeks ago are some of the beneficiaries.
Hamas sets terms for Israeli truce
Haniya calls for "reciprocal, comprehensive" deal for Gaza and West Bank.
France seeks Concorde prosecution
Prosecutor's office wants US airline to be tried for manslaughter over crash in 2000.
Palestinian fighter killed in raid
Saleh Karkur died after an exchange of fire with Israeli solders in West Bank village.
UN expresses concern over Darfur
Western powers oppose Russian proposal for sanctions against anti-Khartoum groups.
Blast hits convoy in Afghanistan
Civilian killed after Nato vehicle is targeted by a suicide car bomber in Kandahar.
Stocks rally on Fed liquidity plan
US and Asian indices jump after US central bank announces $200bn cash injection plan.
Thaksin pleads 'not guilty'
Former Thai PM says he is ready to prove innocence as corruption trial opens.
E Timor leader thanks medical staff
Ramos-Horta issues first public comments since assassination attempt.
Japan opposition vetoes bank boss
Block on government candidate leaves top central bank job vacant amid credit crisis.
Study finds no Saddam-al-Qaeda link
Report compiled from Iraq documents said to indicate no "direct operational link".
US commander quits 'over Iran'
Military commander for Middle East resigns after reports he opposed military action.
Obama wins Mississippi primary
Illinois senator rides on strong black vote to regain momentum in US Democratic race.
Outrage over new Israel settlements
US, EU and Egypt join Palestinians in criticising expansion plans in east Jerusalem.
Zuma tries to block court evidence
South Africa's ANC chief wants use of confiscated papers in graft case stopped.
US offers markets cash injection
Federal Reserve announces plans to make $200 billion available to investment firms.
Moscow warns Nato on Georgia
Russia says Abkhazia and South Ossetia will secede from Georgia if Tbilisi joins Nato.
Dozens killed in Lahore attacks
Two suicide bombers target a police HQ and a residential neighbourhood.