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Canadian markets lose all gains of New Year
Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) After posting gains of almost five percent since Jan 1, Canadian markets retreated into the negative territory for the first time in the New Year Monday.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 9:42:52 AM

US urges Russia to restore gas supply to Europe
Washington, Jan 13 (Xinhua) The US government has urged Russia to immediately restore gas supply via Ukraine to the European Union (EU).

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 7:43:48 AM

Burris set to replace Obama in Senate
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) Democratic leaders in the US Senate have accepted Roland Burris as the successor to president-elect Barack Obama, ending a two-week stalemate over the controversial appointment.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 7:26:19 AM

Crude futures fall on weak US earnings outlook
New York, Jan 13 (Xinhua) Crude futures tumbled Monday as investors worried that weak corporate earnings could drag down energy demand.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:27:05 AM

UN urges longer lull in Gaza for relief operations
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) The UN Monday appealed to the Israeli government to institute longer lulls in the fighting so more humanitarian assistance can be provided to the population in Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 2:57:44 AM

UN must exercise 'important role' in Gaza conflict: Lula
Brasilia, Jan 13 (DPA) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Monday called upon the UN to play a key role in the resolution of the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip which has claimed hundreds of lives.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 12:17:19 AM

It's a privilege to see first African American president: Bush
Washington, Jan 12 (DPA) Outgoing US President George W. Bush in a final press conference before leaving office said he felt honoured to witness the 'historic moment in racial relations' with the swearing-in of the United States' first black president.

Monday, January 12, 2009 10:51:10 PM

Bush calls for sustainable ceasefire in Gaza
Washington, Jan 12 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush Monday reiterated his call for a sustainable ceasefire in Gaza, insisting that Hamas stopping rocket attacks against Israel is a must.

Monday, January 12, 2009 8:55:38 PM

The world waits for Obama era
Washington, Jan 12 (DPA) The Jan 20 inauguration of Democrat Barack Obama as 44th president of the US promises to open a new era for the country and the world.

Monday, January 12, 2009 4:44:51 PM

Indian-American scientist bags top honours
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Rama Ranganathan, professor of pharmacology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, earned recognition as one of the top rising research stars by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).

Monday, January 12, 2009 3:36:48 PM

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