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13 killed in van-truck crash in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 9 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and six injured when a van collided head-on with a truck in southeast Brazil.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 3:51:40 AM

US warns 'time is limited' on Sudanese peace accord
Washington, Jan 9 (DPA) The US warned Friday that 'time is limited' on the implementation of a Sudanese peace accord and urged both sides in the north-south conflict to meet their obligations under the agreement.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 3:09:02 AM

US Vice President Biden's mother dies at 92
Washington, Jan 9 (DPA) US Vice President Joe Biden's mother Catherine passed away Friday at the age of 92.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 3:08:52 AM

US government reviewing options in Blackwater case
Washington, Jan 9 (DPA) The US government is reviewing options for proceeding with the prosecution of five Blackwater contractors accused of killing innocent Iraqi civilians in a September 2007 shooting.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 2:18:21 AM

Disarmament, non-proliferation are UN priorities in 2010: Ban
New York, Jan 9 (DPA) The world community has a 'new window of opportunity' to advance disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation programmes in 2010, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 2:18:15 AM

Detroit plotter Abdulmutallab pleads not guilty in court
Washington, Jan 9 (DPA) Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, charged with attempting to blow up a Christmas Day flight over Detroit, pleaded not guilty during his first appearance in federal court Friday.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 2:11:23 AM

Pics show third White House crasher did attend Manmohan dinner
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) A series of pictures posted online reveal that the alleged third White House crasher, Carlos Allen, did attend President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Friday, January 08, 2010 8:19:58 PM

Victoria Beckham blows $1.5 mn on a shopping trip
Los Angeles, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Spice girl Victoria Beckham spent almost $1.5 million on just one shopping trip during the festive season. She admits that shopping is like drug addiction.

Friday, January 08, 2010 6:36:37 PM

Britney Spears dumps boyfriend?
Los Angeles, Jan 8 (IANS) Pop diva Britney Spears has reportedly split from her boyfriend Jason Trawick after he was spotted getting close with other women at a bar here.

Friday, January 08, 2010 6:22:51 PM

Copenhagen summit showed importance of India: EU
Brussels, Jan 8 (IANS) The UN climate change summit in Copenhagen 'has reminded us of the importance of the emerging countries, like India and Brazil', the European Union's first President Herman Van Rompuy has said.

Friday, January 08, 2010 4:36:08 PM

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