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UN sanctions on Iran send unmistakable message, says Obama
Washington, June 9 (DPA) The UN sanctions adopted by the Security Council Wednesday send an 'unmistakable message' that the international community will not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons, US President Barack Obama said.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 11:51:07 PM

Jennifer Aniston lands raunchy movie role
New York, June 9 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston has been roped in to star as a sex-obsessed dentist in a new comic-murder thriller 'Horrible Bosses'.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 11:45:07 PM

Bluefin tuna near extinction, says Greenpeace
Brussels, June 9 (IANS) The international environmental group Greenpeace has warned that bluefin tuna is near extinction, as the fishing season ends in the Mediterranean.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 11:24:05 PM

Iran vows to keep enriching uranium, defying new UN curbs
Vienna, June 9 (DPA) A senior Iranian diplomat said Wednesday his country would continue its controversial uranium enrichment process, defying new UN Security Council measures aimed at halting Iran's nuclear programme.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 10:41:30 PM

UN Security Council orders new sanctions against Iran
New York, June 9 (DPA) The UN Security Council voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to adopt a new set of drastic sanctions against Iran.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 9:13:19 PM

UN Security Council orders sanctions against Iran
New York, June 9 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council voted 12-2 Wednesday to impose additional sanctions on Iran aimed at crippling its nuclear activities.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 9:11:13 PM

India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan much less peaceful: Survey
Washington, June 9 (IANS) India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan experienced the greatest loss of peacefulness with South Asia's increased involvement in conflicts, rise in deaths from internal conflict and human rights abuses, according to a new survey.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 7:07:10 PM

Stephen Hawking joins Canada's Perimeter Institute (Lead, superseding earlier story)
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best known physicists, has become the first of 20 'distinguished research chairs' at Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo near here.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 6:58:53 PM

Kamala Harris wins nomination in California attorney general race
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Daughter of an Indian mother and an African American father, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has won the Democratic primary for attorney general of California.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 6:46:05 PM

Internet users favour Brazil to win World Cup
Frankfurt, June 9 (DPA) Brazil is overwhelming choice of internet users to win the World Cup, according to a global survey released by the research group Nielsen.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 5:44:32 PM

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