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Obama meets Israeli, Palestinian leaders
New York, Sep 23 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama has met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas to push for the resumption of peace talks in the Middle East.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:43:09 AM

World leaders commit to tackling climate change
New York, Sep 22 (DPA) World leaders committed to reach a significant agreement for curbing climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the year, but promised few specifics during a one-day UN summit on global warming Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:50:29 PM

US and China commit to tackle climate change
New York, Sep 22 (DPA) The US and China committed to tackling their greenhouse-gas emissions blamed for global warming and asked each other to do more to halt the rise in global temperatures, at the start of a one-day UN summit on climate change

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 9:59:47 PM

Obama commits US to curbing climate change
New York, Sep 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Tuesday promised a serious US effort to curb greenhouse-gas emissions that cause climate change and called on all major polluters to make concessions to reach a new global climate treaty.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:44:06 PM

Obama puts climate on top of diplomatic agenda with India, China
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) Warning that the global economic recession could hinder the ability of countries to take necessary steps to combat climate change, President Barack Obama Tuesday told world leaders 'we are determined to act'.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:32:48 PM

2 Indian Americans win $500,000 MacArthur fellowships
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Two Indian Americans, one a computer scientist and the other a mathematician, are among 24 winners of the prestigious MacArthur fellowships offering talented individuals unprecedented freedom and opportunity to reflect, create, and explore.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 6:48:44 PM

Bill Clinton promises to secure investments for Pakistan
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton has promised to help Pakistan secure much-needed foreign investment for its economic growth and the well-being of its people.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 5:12:42 PM

Resume Pakistan-India dialogue: Zardari
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) The resumption of the subcontinental composite dialogue is in the best interests of the region, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has said.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 5:06:30 PM

For owners, Hummer is symbol of US's 'rugged individualism'
Washigton, Sep 22 (IANS) Hummer drivers believe they are defending America's values of 'rugged individualism' and 'frontier' lifestyle against anti-American critics, according to a new study.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 4:04:55 PM

US approves $2.37 bn aid for Pakistan
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) The US Congress has approved aid of $2.376 billion for Pakistan, a media report Tuesday said.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 3:50:19 PM

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