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Last updated: Saturday, December 20, 2014 5:48:04 PM

Canada imposes new sanctions against Russia
Ottawa, Dec 20 (IANS) Canada will impose restrictions on the export of technology, in relation to Arctic, deep water and shale oil exploration and extraction, to Russia, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 6:22:15 AM

US bans new investments in Crimea
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) The US imposed a ban on new investments in Crimea Friday, and barred trade in goods, technology or services with the Ukrainian region annexed by Russia.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 6:08:03 AM

What relaxes Kevin Hart?
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) American actor Kevin Hart says that he tries to spend as much time as possible with children to relax himself.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 5:20:04 AM

When Carmen Electra tried pole dancing act
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) Model-actress Carmen Electra recently turned heads as she pole danced at a nightclub in West Hollywood here.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 4:16:06 AM

Pentagon authorises 1,300 additional troops for Iraq
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Up to 1,300 additional troops, including nearly 1,000 soldiers will start to be deployed in Iraq, in late January, to help in the fight against the Islamic State (IS), the Pentagon said Friday.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 2:58:04 AM

US resurgence is real, we are better off: Obama
Washington, Dec 20, (IANS) US President Barack Obama said that the US economy is looking up and underlined America's leadership role around the world, in his year-end conference here Friday.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 2:06:16 AM

Kate Hudson's role models - mom, children
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson says she takes inspiration from her mother and actress Goldie Hawn and her two children.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:36:18 AM

Nigerian Ebola patient cured in the Netherlands
The Hague, Dec 19 (IANS) The Nigerian UN peacekeeper infected with Ebola has been cured after treatment in the Netherlands, it was announced Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:56:23 PM

UN offers to verify ceasefire in Colombia
Bogota, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) The UN has the willingness and the experience to oversee a ceasefire in Colombia if the parties involved so request it, UN representative in Colombia Fabrizio Hochschild has said.

Friday, December 19, 2014 6:44:06 PM

Ebola toll nears 7,000 in West Africa
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) The number of Ebola-related deaths has reached around 6,900 in the three most affected countries in West Africa --Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, a media report said citing the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Friday, December 19, 2014 4:46:28 PM

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