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US pullout from Iraqi cities a 'milestone': Obama
Washington, July 1 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama has described the completion of withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraqi cities as an 'important milestone'.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 6:53:07 AM

20 killed in Peru boat accident
Lima, July 1 (Xinhua) At least 20 people, including several children, were killed in eastern Peru when two passenger boats crashed on the Ucayali River Tuesday, authorities said.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 6:48:41 AM

US stocks fall as consumer confidence dips
New York, July 1 (DPA) US stocks fell Tuesday as a key consumer confidence index dipped unexpectedly, signalling ongoing pessimism about the US economy.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 4:59:11 AM

US Senate complete as court backs disputed November election
Washington, July 1 (DPA) A nearly eight-month dispute over Minnesota's US Senate seat ended Tuesday, as the state's highest court sanctioned the wafer-thin election victory of Democratic candidate Al Franken.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 3:36:53 AM

New Firefox browser released
San Francisco, July 1 (DPA) A new version of the Internet browser Firefox was released Tuesday, offering users more speed and privacy and greater compliance with new Internet video standards.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 2:45:22 AM

UN General Assembly condemns Honduras coup
New York, June 30 (DPA) The UN General Assembly Tuesday condemned the military coup that ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, saying that the event interrupted the democratic and constitutional order in the Central American nation.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 11:09:45 PM

Iran still supports attacks in Iraq: US general
Washington, June 30 (DPA) The top US military commander in Iraq said Tuesday that Iran continues to back militants responsible for attacks even as the level of support has declined.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 10:34:46 PM

Obama inspires most confidence among all world leaders: Poll
Washington, June 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama inspires the most confidence as compared to any other contemporary political leader in the world, according to a new poll by an international public opinion network.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:48:51 PM

Pig heart valves fail early in cardiac patients
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Pig heart valves, a promising alternative to defective aortic valves in human patients, fail much earlier and more often than expected, says a report from cardiac surgeons.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 4:41:38 PM

Why does Ram Gopal Varma hate Michael Jackson?
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Controversial Indian filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says he hates pop legend Michael Jackson for dying and making him realise that he was only a human being.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 3:47:47 PM

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