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UN envoy calls for peace process in South Sudan
United Nations, Oct 23 (IANS) A UN envoy Wednesday called on the international community to help push for peace talks between warring parties in South Sudan, stressing that "the untold suffering of the people of South Sudan must stop".

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:52:17 AM

Obama 'cautiously optimistic' about Ebola
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday said he is "cautiously optimistic" about the Ebola situation in the US, as his government announced a new programme that will actively monitor for 21 days every person coming from West African nations hit by the deadly virus.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:40:09 AM

Indian-American appointed to key counter spying job
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian-American Anita M. Singh has been appointed to a key post in the Justice Department's National Security Division (NSD) as part of a restructuring to counter state-sponsored economic espionage and proliferation, including through cyberspace.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:40:08 AM

Obama wishes all Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has in video message wished a Happy Diwali and "Saal Mubarak" to all those who celebrate the festival of lights saying it was a reminder that light will ultimately prevail.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:40:06 AM

Karl Lagerfeld makes film with Pharrell Williams
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Designer Karl Lagerfeld directed singer Pharrell Williams in a movie, which will be presented in December.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:56:16 AM

Obama invites Afghan president, chief executive to Washington
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday invited Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah to visit the White House in the new year.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:26:08 AM

Ed Sheeran has no hard feelings against Niall Horan
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer Ed Sheeran says he has forgiven One Direction band's Niall Horan after it was rumoured he got with his then-girlfriend Ellie Goulding.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:16:06 AM

Barack Obama condemns 'outrageous' attacks in Canada
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama condemned the "outrageous" attacks that occurred in Canada in last three days and offered assistance to the US ally Wednesday during a phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:52:13 AM

Kanye's love for Kim beyond words
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer Kanye West says his love for his wife Kim Kardashian can't be expressed in words.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:36:14 AM

Shootout near Canadian parliament, soldier dead
Ottawa, Oct 23 (IANS) Parliament Hill in Canada's capital Ottawa came under attack Wednesday after a gunman shot dead a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial, before seizing a car and driving to the doors of Parliament Hill's Centre Block nearby, a day after Canada sent an air fleet consisting of CF-18 Hornet fighters in support of the efforts to fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:36:12 AM

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