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US stocks tumble over concern for global recovery
New York, Dec 18 (DPA) US stocks tumbled across the board Thursday over concern about global recovery as the US dollar rose.

Friday, December 18, 2009 5:48:16 AM

US says Pakistan holding up visas
Washington, Dec 18 (DPA) Pakistan has been holding up visas for US officials and contractors and continued delays could have an 'impact' on the effectiveness of aid programmes in the country, the US State Department said Thursday.

Friday, December 18, 2009 3:57:38 AM

UN chief hopeful of Copenhagen deal
Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) Negotiations at the Copenhagen climate summit 'have been very slow', UN chief Ban Ki-Moon rued Thursday evening, 'but I have not seen anything to indicate we can't seal a deal'.

Friday, December 18, 2009 12:05:49 AM

At least 68 journalists killed in 2009
New York, Dec 17 (DPA) At least 68 journalists were killed in 2009, with the largest death toll in the Philippines, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said Thursday.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 11:32:22 PM

Nuclear energy key to combat climate change: Ahmadinejad
Copenhagen, Dec 17 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday accused the US of hindering his country's efforts to combat climate change by opposing its nuclear programme.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 10:28:35 PM

China, US at loggerheads over 'transparency'
Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) The US and China were at loggerheads on the penultimate day of the Copenhagen climate summit, after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanded that China take more 'transparent' actions to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 10:22:22 PM

Black magic suspected as 50 needles found in Brazilian child
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 17 (RIA Novosti) Brazilian doctors have found some 50 needles in the body of a two-year-old boy that were allegedly inserted during a black magic ritual, media reports said.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 6:38:43 PM

Social work can reverse declining brain function
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Volunteering to tutor children can help older adults delay or reverse declining brain function, according to a new study.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 5:42:54 PM

Psychotherapy offers way out of obesity for girls
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Girls who took part in interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), may be better able to prevent obesity over the years, compared to girls who took traditional health education classes, says a new research.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 5:34:36 PM

DNA sequencing could become as cheap as iPod
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Your very own 'Book of Life', some 30,000 genes that make up your genome, could hold vital secrets to perfect health and your well being.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 5:33:20 PM

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