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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 11:14:04 AM

US, Iraqi defense chiefs discuss ways against IS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has reassured US support for Iraq's anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts during a phone conversation with newly appointed Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled al Obeidi.

Friday, October 24, 2014 7:28:04 AM

Katy Perry cancels her Egypt trip
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has reportedly scrapped her plans to travel to Egypt over safety concerns after the trip's itinerary was leaked.

Friday, October 24, 2014 6:50:04 AM

Strategy against IS working: US defense secretary
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) The US-led strategy to defeat the Islamic State (IS) is working, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday, but emphasised that the fight against the terrorist group will be a "complicated, difficult contest".

Friday, October 24, 2014 6:40:09 AM

India firm on objections to WTO Doha Round deal over food security
United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) Even as the World Trade Organisation's trade deal remained stalled due to India's objections, an Indian envoy at the UN stood firm on them, declaring a "permanent solution on food security with necessary changes in World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules, if required, is a must and cannot be kicked down the road".

Friday, October 24, 2014 6:18:13 AM

Hathaway's embarrassing night at McConaughey's house
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway was left embarrassed when she turned up to a party at Matthew McConaughey's house a day late.

Friday, October 24, 2014 4:36:13 AM

Robin Williams' daughter pays tattoo tribute
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Robin Williams' daughter Zelda Williams has paid tribute to the late actor-comedian with a hummingbird tattoo.

Friday, October 24, 2014 3:40:04 AM

When Minaj slept during interview
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) It seems like Nicki Minaj is not getting a good night's sleep as the singer dozed off four times during an interview with a magazine.

Friday, October 24, 2014 2:20:05 AM

Aniston, Theroux fix wedding date?
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston and her fiance Justin Theroux have reportedly locked in the date to get married.

Friday, October 24, 2014 1:26:12 AM

Twitter declares war on passwords
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Twitter formally declared war on passwords during a developers' conference in San Francisco, unveiling a new system that allows users to log-in to mobile apps with a phone number.

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:52:09 AM

Canada not immune to terror attacks: PM Harper
Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) No Canadian would believe that their country is under attack and that the attack comes from within, from homegrown extremists.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:46:19 PM

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