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Last updated: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:02:15 PM

'War is ending' in Iraq: Obama
Washington, Aug 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama used his weekly radio address to tout the end of the US combat mission in Iraq, which officially closes Tuesday, more than seven years after US-led forces toppled Saddam Hussein.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 5:39:28 PM

Bopanna-Qureshi shock Bhupathi-Mirnyi in New Haven
New Haven (US), Aug 28 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi shocked second seeds Mahesh Bhupathi of India and Max Mirnyi of Belarus 6-4, 6-4 to enter the doubles final of the Pilot Pen tennis tournament.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 4:38:55 PM

Threatened USAID chief makes hasty exit from Pakistan
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) USAID chief Rajiv Shah who was in Pakistan to oversee flood relief had to make a hasty exit from the country following a terrorist threat, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 3:49:52 PM

Sania qualifies for US Open main draw
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza entered the main draw of US Open tennis with a 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 victory over Colombia's Catalina Castano in the third and last qualifying round.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 3:48:17 PM

Usher doesn't regret marriage to Tameka Foster
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Singer Usher, who divorced wife Tameka Foster last year, insists he doesn't consider the relationship a failure.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 1:21:17 PM

Brad Pitt returns to Katrina-hit New Orleans
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt visited New Orleans sans partner Angelina Jolie to mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 1:20:51 PM

Canadian parliament was target of terror plot
Toronto, Aug 28 (IANS) The Canadian parliament was reportedly on the hit-list of the Al-Qaeda-linked terror plot unearthed in the capital Ottawa Wednesday with the arrest of two suspects.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 11:07:47 AM

Embattled airline Mexicana to stop flying
Mexico City, Aug 28 (DPA) Mexicana, Mexico's largest airline by passengers carried, will halt all flights Saturday, Transportation Minister Juan Molinar Horcasitas announced in Mexico City.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 8:20:31 AM

Probe launched against HIV-infected US sergeant
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Authorities in the US have launched a probe against an Air Force sergeant infected with HIV for allegedly failing to inform a 'multitude of sexual partners' about his medical status, a media report said.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 7:35:24 AM

Falling coconut kills Colombian man
Bogota, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) A man died after a falling coconut hit him on the head while he was relaxing in the shade of a coconut palm in the Colombian town of Melgar.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 7:13:57 AM

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