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No short-term solution to economic crisis: Brazil
Rio De Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) There is no short-term solution to the current global economic woe, which is no less serious than the 2008 global financial crisis, said Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 1:48:29 PM

Bolt unfazed despite two shockers from Blake
Kingstson (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Back-to-back defeats for Usain Bolt have set tongues wagging about a possible change of guard at the top at the upcoming London Olympics, but the sprint double world record holder seems hardly worried by the chatter.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 12:59:49 PM

Corinthians win first Copa Libertadores title
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) Brazil's Corinthians won their first Copa Libertadores trophy with a 2-0 victory over Boca Juniors in the final's deciding leg.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 12:06:31 PM

Warm-up exercise helps tiny shrews survive icy waters
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) How does the world's tiniest mammalian diver survive icy waters to catch its prey? By doing an instant warm-up exercise before diving into cold water, say researchers.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 11:58:42 AM

Hospital fire kills patient in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS/EFE) A terminally ill patient died in a fire Wednesday at Brazil's Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, one of the most important medical facilities in Rio de Janeiro, officials said.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 9:36:48 AM

Kelly Rowland track leaks online
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland became the latest victim of bootleggers after her new track "Ice" with Lil Wayne was leaked online ahead of the official release of Rowland's upcoming fourth studio album.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 8:07:32 AM

Colombian rebels kill five
Bogota, July 5 (IANS) Colombian rebels have triggered a blast at a state-run oil facility, killing five people, the army said.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 6:23:23 AM

Martin kisses wife Paltrow mid-gig
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Singer Chris Martin caught his wife, actress Gwyneth Paltrow by surprise during a Coldplay gig when he went down the stage and locked lips with her in public.

Thursday, July 05, 2012 5:49:43 AM

Deco praises Seedorf's Brazil move
Rio de Janeiro, July 4 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco said Clarence Seedorf's arrival in Rio de Janeiro will change the world's perception of Brazilian football.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012 8:55:06 PM

Blake Lively loves her role in 'Savages'
Los Angeles, July 4 (IANS) Blake Lively plays a woman who is into the business of growing marijuana in Oliver Stone's "Savages". The actress says she loved her role in the violent drug thriller as it showed a different side of her.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012 3:49:27 PM

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