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Cancel veto rights of permanent security council members: Iran
New York, Sep 24 (RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday said that dominance of several states in global affairs was 'unacceptable' and called for the veto right of permanent members of the UN Security Council to be revoked.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 12:18:49 PM

'Green' roofs help reduce global warming
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Roofs full of green plants could help fight global warming, say scientists.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 12:12:05 PM

Peasants take over Bolivian gold mine
La Paz, Sep 24 (EFE) Peasants in the southwestern Bolivian province of Oruro have taken over a gold mine to demand a share of the revenues generated by the operation, a media report said.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 12:03:29 PM

Brazilian robbers force bus passengers to aid bank heist
Sao Paulo, Sep 24 (EFE) A gang of criminals hijacked a Brazilian bus here and forced passengers to help them take two ATMs from a bank branch, a media report said.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:11:48 AM

Castro praises Obama's `courageous' stand on climate change
Havana, Sep 24 (EFE) Cuban leader Fidel Castro has praised US President Barack Obama for taking a 'courageous' stand on climate change, but added it was not right that Obama tried to make people believe that humanity could survive under the laws of capitalism.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:11:37 AM

Hiding KGB agent faces deportation from Canada
Vancouver, Sep 24 (IANS) Canada is set to throw out a former KGB agent who is hiding in a church here for the past four months.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:48:16 AM

Soldiers to combat looting on Honduran streets
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Sep 24 (DPA) The de-facto government in Honduras has moved to increase the military and police presence on the streets to halt looting.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 9:54:04 AM

Now austerity drive in prime minister's visit (Travelling with PM)
Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) Austerity starts here! This is the message the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, perhaps, has sought to convey during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit here to attend the G20 Summit.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 9:13:39 AM

G-20: India to seek greater role in managing global economy
Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) As the leaders of the world's 20 largest economies gather here Thursday to review their efforts to stem global recession, India is expected to pitch for a more proactive role in the management of the global economy.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 8:45:03 AM

World powers seek 'serious response' from Iran on nuclear dispute
New York, Sep 24 (DPA) Major world powers Wednesday said they expected a serious response from Iran to the international community's concerns over its nuclear programme when the sides meet for talks Oct 1.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 8:28:08 AM

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