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'Future of salsa is in Central and South America'
Miami, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer and bandleader Gilberto Santa Rosa says that salsa has travelled successfully from the Caribbean to different parts of the world, but that the future of the rhythm is in Central and South America.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:43:56 AM

Canada blacklists Pakistan Taliban
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Canada Tuesday blacklisted the Pakistan Taliban as a terrorist organisation.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:35:37 AM

Rich keep getting richer in US
Washington, July 6 (IANS/EFE) The White House proposal to curb tax deductions that benefit firms and high-income individuals as part of the deficit-reduction negotiations that are continuing Tuesday have put the magnifying glass on the richest 10 percent of the US population, whose share of the national wealth is growing.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:26:28 AM

Brazilian firm finds offshore oil, gas fields
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Oil giant Petrobras said it found two new offshore oil and gas fields in a deepwater area in the Espirito Santo basin, some 115 km off the coast of southeast Brazil.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:15:49 AM

Mexican government urged to protect journalist
Mexico City, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Amnesty International has asked the Mexican government to guarantee the security of a journalist who has received death threats.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:10:40 AM

Mexican freed after 12 years in jail for crime he didn't commit
Mexico City, July 6 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican Indian who spent 11 years and 10 months in jail was freed after his murder conviction was overturned, a human rights organisation said Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 9:57:01 AM

Nicolas Cage's son arrested
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Actor Nicolas Cage's son Weston and his wife Nikki Williams have been arrested on felony and domestic violence charges.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 6:02:36 AM

Injury scare for Ishant, Praveen ahead of third Test
Rosseau (Dominica), July 5 (IANS) India's medium pacers Ishant Sharma and Praveen Kumar received injuries ahead of the third cricket Test against the West Indies starting here Wednesday.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 4:40:26 PM

Cuddling vital for long-term happiness among couples
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Cuddling and caressing are vital for long-term satisfaction in relationships, according to an international study.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:32:48 PM

Bollywood celebs slam Azad's comments on MSM
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Celina Jaitley and Onir, who are quite vocal about supporting India's gay community, are shocked at Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's comment that men having sex with men (MSM) is a 'disease' and 'unnatural'. They feel he is 'regressive'.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:28:57 PM

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