Havana, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas, winner of the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Conscience in 2010, was briefly detained for a second time this week in the central city of Santa Clara.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 11:15:39 AM
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) As revolt swept key ally Egypt, US President Barack Obama asked Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to make good on his promises and avoid a violent response to the thousands of protesters in the streets. Obama spoke with Mubarak shortly after the latter addressed his country saying he was asking his government to make way for a new one and pledging to address the concerns of thousand of Egyptians protesting in Cairo's streets.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 10:59:35 AM
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The leader of a gang of picky New York City burglars, who targeted the homes of Indian and South Asian residents around Washington for their gold jewellery has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 10:55:17 AM
Monterrey (Mexico), Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican cattle baron was found slain Friday a few hours after his abduction in suburban Monterrey, an official said.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 10:42:47 AM
Port-au-Prince, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths caused by the cholera epidemic that Haiti has suffered since mid-October has risen to 4,030, with a total of 209,034 people treated, health authorities said Friday.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 10:16:09 AM
Washington, Jan 29 (DPA) US President Barack Obama called Friday for the Egyptian government to respect the rights of its people, following days of protests demanding the ouster of President Hosny Mubarak.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 9:37:14 AM
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actor Josh Duhamel and TV host Ryan Seacrest are the latest celebrities to join the star-studded cast of upcoming film 'New Year's Eve'.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 1:57:17 AM
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Facing the prospect of deportation following the closure of a 'sham' university in California, hundreds of its Indian students have launched a campaign to seek help from the US authorities.
Friday, January 28, 2011 7:43:22 PM
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Reaffirming its support for India's quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, the US Friday said it is working very hard to recognise emerging powers around the globe.
Friday, January 28, 2011 6:57:46 PM
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Men are more than twice as likely to continue dating a girlfriend who has cheated on them with another woman than one who has cheated with another man, says a new study.
Friday, January 28, 2011 5:07:06 PM
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