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FARC rebels kill four people in southern Colombia
Bogota, Jan 14 (IANS) Four people were killed and 11 others injured by Colombian rebels in southern Narino Province, EFE reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 6:00:12 AM

Yahoo to name Carol Bartz as CEO: Report
San Francisco, Jan 14 (Xinhua) Yahoo Inc. is expected to name Carol Bartz, former head of software company Autodesk, as its next chief executive officer (CEO), Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 4:25:52 AM

Bush says 'Cuba will be free from tyranny one day'
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) US President George W. Bush Tuesday expressed solidarity with the Cuban people and assured them that one day they would be free from Raul Castro's 'cruel dictatorship', EFE reported.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:50:04 AM

Bush awards highest US honour to Blair, Howard, Uribe
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) US President George W. Bush honoured three longtime friends and allies with the highest US civilian honour Tuesday, bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on former British prime minister Tony Blair, former Australian prime minister John Howard and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:16:32 AM

Raju Narisetti named Washington Post managing editor
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) The Washington Post Tuesday named two managing editors, one of them a person of Indian origin and the other the first woman to hold that title in the paper's history to speed up the merger of the company's print and online newsrooms.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:13:23 PM

Citigroup exploring brokerage unit's merger with Morgan Stanley
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) Citigroup is in talks to merge its brokerage unit, Smith Barney, with rival Morgan Stanley, the US bank said in New York Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:10:37 PM

Clinton affirms commitment to resolving Mideast conflict
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) US secretary of state-designate Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that the Obama administration will put 'every effort' forward to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:10:10 PM

Clinton won't rule out military force against Iran
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) US secretary of state-designate Hillary Clinton Tuesday said she would not rule out the possible use of military force by the Obama administration to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capability.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:09:50 PM

Popular decongestant creates breathing distress in infants
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) A popular menthol compound used for relieving symptoms of cough and congestion, instead creates breathing distress in infants and small children, according to the latest research.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 6:50:39 PM

New software to convert ordinary laptops into supercomputers
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) A new software will convert ordinary laptops into powerful supercomputers to extract features and patterns from enormously complex data sets.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 6:32:56 PM

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