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Gunmen rob police in Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen stormed a police headquarters in the northern Mexico and escaped with around 70 firearms, officials said.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:46:36 AM

Three killed in Venezuela prison riot
Caracas, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) At least three prisoners died and four people were injured in a riot at a jail in Venezuela, authorities said.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:37:35 AM

Krishna, Qureshi have another chance encounter
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has had a second chance encounter with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi here, but it was still not clear if and when they would sit down for a dialogue.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:32:13 AM

30 buried in Colombia landslide
Bogota, Sep 28 (IANS) A landslide buried about 30 people on a highway in northwestern Colombia, media reports said.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:57:17 AM

Hasina for Bengali as an official UN language
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants Bengali to be named an official United Nations language to reflect the vast number of its speakers - nearly 300 million people - and its heritage in literature and history.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:44:15 AM

Amrit Kakaria, well known Indian American scribe, dead
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Amrit Kakaria, a leading Indian-American journalist, has died of a heart attack in New York. He was 72.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:32:43 AM

First US trial of former Guantanamo detainee begins
Washington, Sep 28 (DPA) The first US-based trial of a former Guantanamo Bay detainee began Monday with jury selection at a federal courthouse in New York.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:11:51 AM

Obama visit will be 'defining moment' in ties: US
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) The United States says President Barack Obama's visit to India in November will be a 'defining moment' in the history of their ties as Washington has an important stake in India's emergence as a global power.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 9:57:49 AM

US stocks weighed down by financials, euro concerns
New York, Sep 28 (DPA) Major US stock indices fell Monday on the back of a poor showing for financial firms and fresh concerns over Europe's most indebted governments.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 9:45:49 AM

US confident of resolving 'irritants' before Obama visit
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) The United States is hopeful of reaching solutions on the issues of US export controls, the visa fee hike and the Indian nuclear liability bill before President Barack Obama's India visit in November.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 9:38:08 AM

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