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Indian hijacker can't practise law, says Canada
Toronto, Jan 17 (IANS) Canada has refused to allow the mastermind of the 1984 hijacking of an Indian Airlines flight to Lahore to practise law.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 1:09:03 PM

5 killed in Brazil prison clash
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed and 11 injured in a clash between two groups of inmates in a Brazilian jail, authorities said.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 12:57:08 PM

Rahman sings for India-Australia friendship
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Forty thousand Sydneysiders Saturday night clapped and cheered as the 'Mozart of Madras' A.R. Rahman and his troupe provided a spectacular musical extravaganza to salute India-Australia friendship.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 12:03:10 PM

JFK airport terminal evacuated after security breach
New York, Jan 17 (DPA) A passenger who walked through a door meant for airline workers set off a security incident Saturday that caused authorities to evacuate New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 11:13:10 AM

After Obama's celebrity welcome in Prague, reality sets in
Vienna, Jan 17 (DPA) In Eastern and Central Europe, US President Barack Obama may not have the same level of rock star appeal he enjoys in certain parts of the world. But after one year in office, he and his policies have gotten a generally positive, if sometimes sceptical, hearing from the region's people and opinion-makers.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 9:49:38 AM

Prince William arrives in New Zealand for three-day visit
Wellington, Jan 17 (DPA) Britain's Prince William arrived Sunday in New Zealand to start a three-day visit, his first official solo tour representing his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 8:35:05 AM

UN mission chief found dead in Haiti
New York, Jan 17 (DPA) The chief of the UN mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), missing since Tuesday's devastating earthquake flattened the mission's headquarters in Port-au-Prince, has been confirmed dead, UN officials announced late Saturday in New York.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 4:58:31 AM

Obama, Bush, Clinton seek funds for Haiti
Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) US President Barack Obama met Saturday with his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, who have been enlisted by the White House to coordinate fundraising and aid efforts in the aftermath of Haiti's tragic earthquake.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 3:44:12 AM

Obama, Bush, Clinton urge more donations for quake-stricken Haiti
Washington, Jan 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama met Saturday with his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, who have been enlisted by the White House to coordinate fundraising and aid efforts in the aftermath of Haiti's tragic earthquake.

Saturday, January 16, 2010 11:41:22 PM

Haitian doctors beg for help to face disaster
Port-au-Prince, Jan 16 (DPA) Painkillers, syringes, sterile bandages, sutures, gloves, masks, and as many more doctors and surgeons as possible are needed in Haiti to cope with Tuesday's calamitous earthquake.

Saturday, January 16, 2010 10:16:51 PM

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