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Carla Bruni may get to see Taj Mahal later this year
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) When French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited the Taj Mahal in 2008, he was overawed by the monument of love, but could not show it to his then friend and now First Lady Carla Bruni.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 11:13:46 AM

10,000 protesters run riot at G-20 summit
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) Thousands of protesters rampaged through Canada's largest city and its financial capital, unleashing an unprecedented fury of violence as world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, gathered here for the G-20 summit Saturday.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 11:06:22 AM

New British premier to visit India in July
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has once again invited his newly-elected British counterpart David Cameron to visit India -- an offer that was immediately accepted and decided for July.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 10:37:32 AM

G20 heads for compromise on budget cuts and growth
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) The leaders of the world's 20 most powerful developed and developing economies (G20) looked to be heading for agreement on how to strike a balance between cutting their budget deficits and boosting growth, at a summit Saturday in Toronto.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 10:34:41 AM

Sporadic violence as 10,000 protesters march in Toronto
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) There was sporadic violence in the streets of Canada's largest city Saturday as at least 10,000 otherwise peaceful demonstrators fumed at the world's 20 leading powers gathered for a summit on the global economy.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:53:44 AM

Obama, US mourn painful extra-time loss to Ghana
Washington/Toronto, June 27 (DPA) US President Barack Obama was on the edge of his seat as he tried to catch the final minutes of extra time in Saturday's World Cup match against Ghana, in between meetings with world leaders at a summit in Toronto.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:35:23 AM

US extends wartime shield over South Korea
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) The US agreed Saturday that it would take command of South Korean forces in the case of an outbreak of war until at least 2015, a nod to growing tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 7:18:59 AM

G20 leaders for talks on global recovery
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) Leaders of the world's 20 leading economies arrived Saturday in Canada, aiming to smooth over differences on financial regulation and how to keep the global economic recovery afloat.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 6:40:37 AM

Europe proposes UN Security Council reforms: Sarkozy
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) Europe's most powerful states have proposed concrete reforms to the UN Security Council to give developing powers more say, the French president said Saturday at a Group of Eight (G8) summit in Canada.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 5:45:13 AM

Oil spill cast shadow over Obama-Cameron meet
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and new British Prime Minister David Cameron held their first bilateral meeting Saturday in Canada, overshadowed by tensions over BP Plc's ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 5:01:48 AM

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