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Last updated: Saturday, January 31, 2015 2:24:15 PM

India for greater female participation in UN peace efforts
United Nations, Jan 31 (IANS) To protect women caught in conflicts, India has called for greater female participation in UN peace efforts and a broader approach that focuses on "peacebuilding" rather than concentrating on traditional peacekeeping operations.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 9:16:11 AM

Kerry to travel to Ukraine amid escalating violence
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine Feb 5 as violence flared up in the country this month, according to a statement from the state department.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 9:02:09 AM

Disney introduces first Latina princess - Elena
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Disney has unveiled its first ever Latina princess, Princess Elena of Avalor.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 8:00:04 AM

Christina Aguilera glad daughter is easy, calm
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera says her five-month-old "beautiful" baby girl Summer Rain "is just a breeze" because it's "easy" to handle her.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 6:52:18 AM

Iggy Azalea criticises brand Steve Madden
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Singer Iggy Azalea has criticised the footwear brand Steve Madden for releasing photographs of her promoting the footwear range they produced together, without her knowledge.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 5:56:13 AM

Obama details initiative to cure cancer, diabetes
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday unveiled the details of a bold new research effort, which brought doctors "closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes".

Saturday, January 31, 2015 4:42:08 AM

Rihanna poses topless
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has gone topless for a magazine's latest issue.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 4:36:09 AM

Harry Styles to celebrate 21st b'day with Nadine Leopold
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Singer Harry Styles is reportedly "in love" with model Nadine Leopold and will celebrate his 21st birthday with her over the weekend.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 3:40:04 AM

UNSC slams Egypt terrorist attacks
United Nations, Jan 31 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Friday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks in Egypt's North Sinai peninsula, which killed over 30 people and injured several others.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 3:36:18 AM

'Game of Thrones' season 5 trailer launched
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Revenge will be a key theme in the next instalment of "Game of Thrones", the newly launched trailer of the show's fifth season has revealed.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 2:20:09 AM

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