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US, Russia to adhere to START as deadline expires
Washington/Moscow, Dec 5 (DPA) The US and Russia will adhere to a nuclear arms reduction treaty even as it is set to expire, as negotiators from the two countries continue work on a new agreement.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:40:03 AM

US has no intention of leaving Afghanistan soon: Gen Jones
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Assuring India that the US has no intention of leaving Afghanistan in a hurry, a top US official has said President Barack Obama's decision to start pulling out in 2011 indicated no disagreement with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advise to stay the course there.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:12:04 AM

Steven Soderbergh eying retirement
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh is planning to 'wind down' his movie making, because he needs a 'career-change'.

Friday, December 04, 2009 11:53:00 PM

Bolivian revenues from gas exports fall over $1 bn
La Paz, Dec 4 (EFE) The revenues that Bolivia receives from natural gas exports will come in at roughly $2 billion for all of 2009, down from $3.16 billion last year, the Bolivian Hydrocarbons Chamber, or CBH, said.

Friday, December 04, 2009 4:58:20 PM

Colombian firm buys 20 percent stake in RIL blocks (Superseding earlier story)
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Colombia's state-run energy firm Ecopetrol has bought a 20 percent stake in two deepwater oil blocks being explored by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the Indian company said Friday.

Friday, December 04, 2009 3:48:12 PM

Bird alarm calls warn friends and foes
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Bird alarm calls serve both to alert other birds to danger and to warn off predators. And some of them can sing from the side of their mouths, says a new study.

Friday, December 04, 2009 3:41:04 PM

A window that can clean itself
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) A breakthrough in assembling peptides at nano-scale could make futuristic devices like windows or solar panels that repels grime and dirt by itself.

Friday, December 04, 2009 3:40:49 PM

Columbian firm buys 20 percent stake in RIL blocks
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Columbia's state-run energy firm Ecopetrol has bought a 20 percent stake in two deepwater oil blocks being explored by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the Indian company said Friday.

Friday, December 04, 2009 3:33:34 PM

Hurt by social snub? Blame your genes
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Have you ever felt upset about being socially snubbed? Your genes, not your friends, may be at fault.

Friday, December 04, 2009 1:53:14 PM

Chinese 'herbal' cigarettes no safer than regular ones
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Chinese 'herbal' cigarettes, combining herbs with tobacco, are no safer than regular cigarettes and are just as addictive, says a new study.

Friday, December 04, 2009 1:33:42 PM

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