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40 policemen hurt in Mexico prison riot
Mexico City, July 26 (IANS/EFE) At least 40 police officers and an unspecified number of inmates were injured in a riot at a prison in Mexico. Authorities have regained control of the facility, officials said.

Monday, July 26, 2010 10:05:58 AM

'Pakistan's ISI aids insurgency in India, Afghanistan'
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Thousands of secret US military records leaked by a whistleblower site reveal that Pakistan's spy service ISI was actually aiding the Afghan insurgency with a wing operating against Afghanistan and India given broad functional autonomy.

Monday, July 26, 2010 8:32:26 AM

US condemns leak of classified information on Afghan war
Washington, July 26 (DPA) The United States strongly condemned the disclosure of classified information on the war in Afghanistan, National Security Advisor James Jones said Sunday, as the action could put lives at risk and threaten national security.

Monday, July 26, 2010 5:50:15 AM

UNESCO meet on new World Heritage List begins
Brasilia, July 26 (DPA) The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO started meetings Sunday in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia, to consider new sites for inclusion on the coveted World Heritage List.

Monday, July 26, 2010 4:55:26 AM

Barton gives up bottle for career
New York, July 25 (IANS) Hollywood actress Mischa Barton is kicking off her career comeback with a healthy new lifestyle and has quit drinking to begin with.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:15:56 PM

Arundhati Roy, Indra Nooyi among Forbes' 30 most inspiring women
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Indian author and activist Arundhati Roy is ranked third and PepsiCo's India-born chief Indira Nooyi 10th in Forbes list of the world's 30 most inspiring women that also features Mother Teresa and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 7:58:49 PM

Bopanna-Vliegen in Atlanta Tennis Championship final
Atlanta, July 25 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Kristof Vliegen of Belgium defeated Stephen Huss of Australia and Brazil's Andre Sa in straight sets to reach the doubles final of the Atlanta Tennis Championship.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 6:11:08 PM

Fish to face Isner in final after Roddick's knockout
Atlanta, July 25 (DPA) Mardy Fish ran his career-best win streak to nine straight as the sixth seed stunned top seed Andy Roddick 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 in the semifinals of the Atlanta Tennis Championships.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 5:10:15 PM

Wonder paper that wards off harmful bacteria
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Scientists have created a new form of paper that wards off harmful bacteria. It could have applications ranging from anti-bacterial bandages to food packaging that keeps food fresh longer to shoes that ward off foot odour.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 4:37:04 PM

Cutting calorie intake starves brain cancer
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Believe it or not, but reducing calorie intake can starve brain cancer to death.

Sunday, July 25, 2010 4:17:26 PM

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