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UN summit OKs compromise climate deal
Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (DPA) World governments Saturday approved a compromise deal that helps tackle the growing threat of climate change and sets the stage for a global climate treaty some time in the future.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 4:14:54 PM

Flawless Lahiri moves to tied seventh in Cambodian Open golf
Siem Reap (Cambodia), Dec 11 (IANS) A stunning and flawless seven-under 65 saw Anirban Lahiri shoot up the leaderboard to tied seventh at the end of the third round of the Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open Saturday.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 4:06:40 PM

India summons US diplomat over Shankar's 'pat down' search
New Delhi/Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) India Saturday summoned US deputy chief of mission Donald Lu and conveyed its 'strong concerns' over the 'pat down' search Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar was subjected to at a US airport.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 3:39:22 PM

South Africa coach touts Steyn as trump card against India
Cape Town, Dec 11 (IANS) South Africa's bowling coach Vincent Barnes believes his team's pace attack led by speedster Dale Steyn has the firepower to bowl India out twice in a Test match.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 2:46:01 PM

Punjabi woman's murder case nears verdict in Canada
Vancouver, Dec 11 (IANS) Defence and prosecution lawyers Friday finished their arguments in a sensational Indo-Canadian murder case here in which a Punjabi man is accused of strangulating his pregnant wife and burning her body four years ago.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 1:09:55 PM

FBI chief regrets remarks about Sikh Americans
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) FBI director Robert S. Mueller has apologised to a Sikh American civil rights and advocacy organization for remarks linking Sikh Americans to terrorism at an intelligence conference in October.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 12:34:23 PM

Celine Dion says she couldn't tell her twin sons apart
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Pop diva Celine Dion, who gave birth to twin sons in October, became so confused following their birth that she couldn't tell her newborns apart.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 11:10:41 AM

Ban calls for end to racism against people of African descent
United Nations, Dec 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to eradicate racism and discrimination against people of African descent, a media report said.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 11:01:33 AM

8,000-year-old human bones found in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Dec 11 (IANS/EFE) Human skeletal remains dating back to around 8,270 years have been found near a lake in Argentina, scientists have said.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 10:18:47 AM

US seeks to cool diplomatic row over envoy pat down
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Awaiting a formal complaint from India regarding the 'pat down' screen of its ambassador Meera Shankar at a US airport, the United States says it's trying to work out ways to avoid such incidents that may spark diplomatic tensions.

Saturday, December 11, 2010 10:09:44 AM

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