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More US troops is `right approach': Hamid Karzai
Washington, Sep 22 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has endorsed a US military call for more troops in the conflict-torn country, calling it 'the right approach'.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:38:29 AM

UN seeks political momentum as climate-change summit opens
New York, Sep 22 (DPA) The UN is looking to inject some much-needed political will into efforts to reach a new global climate treaty, as it hosts more than 100 world leaders Tuesday for a summit on curbing global warming.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10:09:59 AM

IBSA seek greater say for developing world
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Monday reaffirmed commitment to multilateralism and to increased participation of developing countries in the decision-making bodies of multilateral organizations and institutions.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:39:43 AM

India-US dialogue focus of foreign secretary visit
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) The renewed architecture of India-US bilateral dialogue and preparations for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's State visit to the US in November were the focus of a day of hectic diplomacy by Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:30:55 AM

UN conference on desertification opens in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Sep 22 (DPA) The ninth conference of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) opened here Monday with a call for concrete measures to fight land degradation.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 6:10:54 AM

Ousted President Zelaya back in Honduras
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Sep 22 (DPA) Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya returned Monday to the Central American country and had taken refuge in the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 3:32:55 AM

Bolivia to ban child labour
La Paz, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will introduce a law to stop children from working under unsafe conditions.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:35:09 AM

Depp may quit Pirates after Disney ousts studio chief
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (DPA) Johnny Depp may walk away from a fourth installment of 'Pirates of the Caribbean' after Disney ousted the veteran studio chief who first backed his vision for the role of Captain Jack Sparrow, Los Angeles Times reported.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 12:52:51 AM

Honduran government, UN deny Zelaya's return
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (DPA) The interim Honduran government and the spokeswoman for the UN in Tegucigalpa denied that ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya had returned Monday to the Central American country.

Monday, September 21, 2009 11:48:32 PM

Dell to buy Perot Systems for $3.9 bn
San Francisco, Sep 21 (DPA) Computer maker Dell is to buy technology services company Perot Systems for $3.9 billion in a bid to gain a foothold in the lucrative sector of information technology consulting, the company announced Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 11:17:41 PM

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