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Fidel Castro amused by speculations about his death
Caracas, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban head of state Fidel Castro said he's 'amused' that there are people speculating about his death, according to a voice recording aired on Venezuelan state television.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 11:27:12 AM

Mexico recovers stolen 18th century painting
Mexico City, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) An 18th century oil painting that was stolen in 2009 from Santa Maria Tlacatecpa church in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala has been recovered, authorities said.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 10:31:15 AM

I'm a prisoner of my own songs: Argentine singer
Los Angeles, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Argentine singer Andres Calamaro has said he is tired of singing the same old songs 'for the last 20 years' and will try to launch his 'own musical revolution' once he concludes his upcoming tour of the US.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 10:21:15 AM

9/11 changed life along US-Mexico border
Arizona, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The terror attack of Sep 11, 2001, forever changed the dynamics of life along the US-Mexico border with increased militarisation, use of technology and sanctions against undocumented immigrants.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 8:05:17 AM

Giving up crown isn't easy: Miss Universe
Miami, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The Miss Universe 2011 pageant in Brazil will be a bittersweet moment for Mexico's Ximena Navarrete, who is getting ready to hand over the crown to her successor.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 5:20:22 AM

US dedicates new memorial ahead of 9/11's 10th anniversary
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US Saturday dedicated a new national memorial to commemorate the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 4:25:27 AM

US dedicates new memorial ahead of 9/11's 10th anniversary
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US Saturday dedicated a new national memorial to commemorate the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 who were killed after the plane was hijacked in the 9/11 terrorist attacks ten years ago and crashed into fields of Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 4:10:50 AM

Obama calls for heightened vigilance during 9/11 anniversary
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday called for 'heightened state of vigilance and preparedness' as the country commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Sep 11 terrorist attacks, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 3:33:18 AM

NASA launches probes to measure lunar gravity
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US space agency NASA Saturday launched a new lunar mission that will enable scientists to better understand the moon's gravitational field and the lunar interior from crust to core.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 1:26:58 AM

All people must stand against terrorism: UN chief
United Nations, Sep 10 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all people to stand against terrorism, in a special message on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack.

Saturday, September 10, 2011 10:54:17 PM

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