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US agencies forewarned about Headley's terror ties
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) US authorities have found at least five cases in which intelligence agencies were warned that David Coleman Headley, a suspect in November 2008 Mumbai attacks, was training or working with Pakistani militants, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 1:17:34 PM

Mexican drug cartel chief killed in shootout
Mexico City, Nov 6 (DPA) A leader of the Gulf drug cartel in Mexico was killed in a battle with the military in a town on the US-Mexican border, the government said.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 12:19:19 PM

India trip shows importance Obama places on ties: US daily
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Barack Obama will spend three days in India, the longest foreign stay of his presidency. This is 'a clear sign of the importance' the US president places on ties with India, an editorial in a leading US daily said.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 12:06:05 PM

Obama's India visit significant, a signal to China: Expert
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) It is 'significant' that India is the first stop on US President Barack Obama's four-nation trip as it shows 'the importance the US attaches to India', a US expert has said.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 11:36:54 AM

Black box of crashed plane found in Cuba
Havana, Nov 6 (IANS/EFE) The black box and cockpit voice recorder of a plane that crashed in Cuba, killing all 68 people on board, have been recovered, a media report said.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 11:16:46 AM

Aparna Sen's 'The Japanese Wife' rated best in Calgary
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Aparna Sen's Bengali film, 'The Japanese Wife', has won the best film award at the recently-concluded Hidden Gems Film Festival in Calgary, Canada.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 10:43:12 AM

US eyes Indian markets: Obama
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama has said the US will explore ways to reduce barriers to its exports and increase access to the Indian market as the country needs to find new customers in new markets for American-made goods.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 10:27:04 AM

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for parcel bomb plot
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the recently uncovered attempt to destroy cargo planes with parcel bombs, according to a private terrorism watchdog.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 9:53:25 AM

Canada becomes No. 1 country brand globally
Toronto, Nov 6 (IANS) Canada has toppled the US to become the most respected country brand in the world, according to a report on global branding on the basis of tourism.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 9:45:56 AM

We will try for more access to Indian market: Obama
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) The US will explore ways to reduce barriers to its exports and increase access to the Indian market, said US President Barack Obama in a signed article published Saturday.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 9:37:56 AM

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