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Sehwag, Sangakkara bat in UN campaign to combat AIDS
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) Rivals of the field, Indian cricket opener Virender Sehwag and Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara are batting together against a common enemy in a United Nations-backed campaign to fight HIV/AIDS.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:52:48 AM

Mexican mayor vows to continue her work despite attacks
Morelia (Mexico), Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) The mayor of Tiquicheo, a city in the Mexican state of Michoacan, used the one-year anniversary of the latest of three attacks on her to show the public her wounds and vowed to continue doing her job.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:33:38 AM

Pilots get stake in Mexican airline
Mexico City, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) The union representing pilots at Mexicana de Aviacion is getting a 2.8 percent stake in the carrier, which went bankrupt last year, as compensation for unpaid wages, union leaders said.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:26:09 AM

Blind therapists help Mexicans deal with stress
Mexico City, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) A massage parlour in Mexico city has been providing residents its services for almost half a century - but with an all-blind therapist staff.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:28:35 AM

Cholera claimed 4,000 lives in Haiti
Port-au-Prince, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) More than 3,900 Haitians have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease in mid-October, the country's health officials has said.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:07:17 AM

US seek ouster of UN special rapporteur for 9/11 theories
New York, Jan 26 (DPA) The US demanded Tuesday that UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk be sacked, after he made controversial comments regarding possible US involvement in the Sep 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 5:05:17 AM

Ex-Guantanamo detainee gets life in US embassy bombings
New York, Jan 26 (DPA) A US judge Tuesday sentenced former Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Ghailani to life in prison for his role in the bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:47:47 AM

India faces money laundering, terror financing risks: IMF
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) As a leader among the emerging economies in Asia with a strongly growing economy and demography, India is facing a range of money laundering and terrorist financing risks, according to a new International Monetary Fund (IMF) report.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 10:50:25 PM

Indian students of sham US varsity face deportation
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian students, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, face the prospect of being deported from the US after a 'sham' university in California was shut down for allegedly selling US visa to willing students.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 9:41:55 PM

'The King's Speech' leads Oscar race with 12 nominations
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) After sweeping the maximum nominations at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, royal drama 'The King's Speech' is leading the Oscar race with as many as 12 nominations for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 8:10:07 PM

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