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U.S., Iranian envoys trade charges at Baghdad meet
Tehran accused of aiding militants, Ambassador denies allegations
Locust threat thwarted
URUMQI (China): A looming locust outbreak on the Chinese side of the Sino-Kazakhstan border has been thwarted, thanks to massive spraying of pesticide by airplane and nearly one million locust-loving birds, said officials with ...
HARARE: President Robert Mugabe said on Tuesday there was no going back on price controls and told lawmakers they faced a massive task in guiding Zimbabwe through what he called “adverse challenges” in the economic ...
14 Sri Lanka security personnel killed
COLOMBO: At least 10 soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and four Civil Defence Force guards were killed by suspected cadres of the LTTE in two separate incidents in Vavunia district in the north on Tuesday. According to the Media ...
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A brave new world of citizen participation
Chaplin camera to come under the hammer at Christie’s today
There is documentary evidence to prove that the archetypal Hollywood camera had indeed been bought by the screen legend
Cornered Taliban leader blows himself up
ISLAMABAD: A prominent Pakistani Taliban leader blew himself up on Tuesday to avoid arrest, security officials said. Abdullah Mehsud killed himself with a grenade after security forces surrounded a house in Zhob, close to the ...
Taiwan bid doomed to fail, says China
BEIJING: China on Tuesday branded Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian a “schemer” for his attempt to push Taiwan into the United Nations, saying “Taiwan independence” activities are doomed to fail. The ...
Tendulkar casts a spell on Daniel Radcliffe
London: It was the boy wizard meeting the batting wizard as Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter on screen, queued for an autograph of Sachin Tendulkar at the end of India’s drawn cricket Test match against England. Since the ...
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Historic moment: U.S.
Washington: The United States on Tuesday welcomed the election of Pratibha Patil as President and termed it a “historic” moment for India. “It’s obviously a historic moment for India, and ...
Russia lifts ban on Indian rice
Moscow: Russia has lifted the ban on Indian rice and started issuing quarantine import certificates from July 20. On June 5, Russia’s phyto-sanitary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor imposed a total ban on rice imports from India after ...
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