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14 killed, 27,000 homeless in Madagascar storm
Antananarivo, March 14 (DPA) A storm in Madagascar left 14 people dead, 27,000 homeless and thousands of houses damaged after ravaging the tropical island, national television reported Saturday.

Sunday, March 14, 2010 12:30:45 AM

Former US secretary of state Kissinger falls ill
Seoul, March 13 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was taken to a hospital in Seoul Saturday after complaining of a stomach ache, hospital officials said, adding that he was recovering.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 9:23:10 PM

Former US secretary of state Kissinger falls ill
Seoul, March 13 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger suffered a stomach ache when he attended a seminar here Saturday and was rushed to a hospital for treatment, sources said.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 7:22:59 PM

Calm returns to Egyptian town after riots
Cairo, March 13 (DPA) The northern Egyptian town of Marsa Matruh was quiet Saturday, following violent clashes between Muslims and Christians that left 30 people injured the night before, police said.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 5:46:46 PM

Chile will take years to recover from quake impact: president
Santiago, March 13 (IANS) Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has said the Feb 27 earthquake and the following tsunami had cost the nation tens of billions of dollars and left an impact that would be felt for years.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 1:53:19 PM

Henin exits as comeback crushed in California desert
Indian Wells (California), March 13 (DPA) Justine Henin's return to tennis stalled Friday with a second-round loss at the Indian Wells Masters as Argentine Gisela Dulko carved out a 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 upset.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 11:25:27 AM

Canada's Bengal Co. to explore oil, gas in Cauvery Basin
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) Bengal Energy Ltd, a Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company based in Calgary, said Friday it is joining an Indian consortium for exploration in the Cauvery basin.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 11:04:13 AM

Obama to visit India later this year
Washington, March 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama will visit India later this year though he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would have a chance to discuss some bilateral issues at next month's Global Nuclear Security Summit here.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 10:27:19 AM

Pakistan should rein in Lashkar-e-Taiba: US
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Welcoming India-Pakistan dialogue stalled since the Mumbai terror attack blamed on Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the United States has asked Islamabad to rein in the terror group with 'increasingly global ambitions and global scope.'

Saturday, March 13, 2010 10:23:42 AM

India ties among most consequential in 21st century: US
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Looking at relations with India 'as one of the most consequential of US foreign policy in the 21st century', the US wishes to capitalise on their converging values and interests to confront global challenges, said a senior US official.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 9:46:29 AM

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