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India buys 200 tonnes of gold from IMF
Washington, Nov 3 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has sold $6.7-billion worth of gold to India, the crisis-lender said Monday, completing about half of a sale that was authorized in September.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 7:09:18 AM

US stocks gain on Ford profits, positive economic news
New York, Nov 3 (DPA) US stocks started the week stronger Monday amid a surge of positive economic news and surprising profits for carmaker Ford.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 5:45:23 AM

Ford posts one-billion-dollar profit
New York, Nov 3 (DPA) US automaker Ford Motor Monday announced a net income of nearly a billion dollars in the third quarter, surprising many analysts as weak economic conditions continue worldwide.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 4:52:06 AM

Obama calls on Karzai to combat corruption
Washington, Nov 3 (DPA) US President Barack Obama called on Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday to being a 'new chapter' for his country by initiating reforms and cracking down on corruption.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 2:33:58 AM

Karzai is 'legitimate leader' of Afghanistan: US
Washington, Nov 3 (DPA) The US views Afghan President Hamid Karzai as the legitimate leader of the country following the decision by his challenger to drop out of the run-off election that was scheduled for this weekend.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 1:31:44 AM

Cuban tourism booms for sixth year in a row
Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has seen two million tourists coming from all over the world to the country's tourist destinations for sixth year in a row, a tourism ministry report said.

Monday, November 02, 2009 7:40:34 PM

Zimbabwe faces ouster from 'blood diamonds' watchdog
Windhoek, Nov 2 (DPA) Pressure was mounting Monday on the international watchdog set up to combat so-called 'conflict diamonds', the Kimberley Process (KP) to suspend Zimbabwe from the global diamond trade over alleged human rights abuses and smuggling.

Monday, November 02, 2009 4:49:26 PM

Tai Chi may help combat osteoarthritis
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Patients over 65 years with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who engage in regular Tai Chi exercise can improve physical function and experience less pain, say researchers.

Monday, November 02, 2009 3:55:03 PM

Russia launches two European satellites
Moscow, Nov 2 (RIA Novosti) A carrier rocket with two European satellites has been successfully launched from the Plesetsk space centre in northwest Russia, a spokesman for the Russian Space Forces said Monday.

Monday, November 02, 2009 3:27:29 PM

FARC guerrilla wanted by US captured in Colombia
Bogota, Nov 2 (EFE) A suspected member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), wanted by the US on terrorism charges, has been arrested, Colombian authorities said.

Monday, November 02, 2009 10:26:14 AM

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