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Castro appears on TV after four-year absence
Havana, July 13 (IANS) Cuba's former President Fidel Castro appeared on the national television Monday, in his first formal public appearance after four years.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 5:48:34 AM

Cuba's 'Queen of Bolero' dies at 87
Miami, July 13 (DPA) Cuban singer Olga Guillot died Monday in Miami at age 87, the daily The Miami Herald reported in its online edition.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 4:49:05 AM

UN condemn Uganda bombings
New York, July 13 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday sharply condemned the triple terrorist attacks in the Ugandan capital of Kampala that killed at least 74 people.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 3:45:21 AM

US disappointed by Swiss freeing of Polanksi
Washington, July 13 (DPA) The US government expressed disappointment over Switzerland's decision Monday to free film director Roman Polanksi and refusal to extradite him to the United States for his 1977 rape conviction.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1:31:46 AM

Norton slams studio for ruling him out of 'Hulk' sequel
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Edward Norton has hit back at studio bosses for publicly ruling him out from the sequel of 'Incredible Hulk'.

Monday, July 12, 2010 10:59:24 PM

Jolie eager to play 'Sleeping Beauty' nemesis
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has expressed her desire to play the evil Maleficent in the new big screen adaptation of fairytale 'Sleeping Beauty'.

Monday, July 12, 2010 10:57:59 PM

Castro to reappear on TV after four-year absence
Havana, July 12 (DPA) Veteran Cuban leader Fidel Castro was expected to make his first formal television comments in four years later Monday, when he is expected to appear on Cuban television.

Monday, July 12, 2010 10:57:53 PM

74 dead in Uganda blasts (Third Lead)
Nairobi, July 12 (DPA) At least 74 people were killed and dozens injured in late night bombings targeting football fans in the Ugandan capital Kampala, with the Islamist al-Shaabab militia Monday claiming responsibility for the attacks.

Monday, July 12, 2010 10:30:28 PM

International meet on tiger begins
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) An international summit, attended by experts from 13 countries including India, began discussions Monday in Bali island on how to prevent tigers from becoming extinct.

Monday, July 12, 2010 9:48:54 PM

FBI probe of 26/11 terror attack led to Pakistan
Washington, July 12 (IANS) A lot of information led back to Pakistan with the early arrest of Pakistani national Ajmal Amir Kasab, proving a major turning point in the investigation of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Monday, July 12, 2010 7:11:35 PM

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