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NATO operation in Libya to continue: Obama
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA NOvosti) The NATO-led operation in Libya will continue until the forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi are defeated, US President Barack Obama has said.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 5:00:47 AM

Obama meets Karzai
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama met his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, their first meeting since the US laid out plans in June for a transition of security in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 2:30:10 AM

Female staff in Obama White House felt edged out: New book
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior female aides in the White House felt threatened by the men who had greater access to President Barack Obama in the first two years of his office, according to revelations in a new book.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 8:35:51 PM

India, China drive down deficits in emerging Asia: IMF
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Despite progress in addressing key fiscal weaknesses in many countries like India and China, the global fiscal environment remains subject to a high degree of risk, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 8:14:44 PM

Inflation key challenge for India as growth slows: IMF
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Predicting that India's growth would slow down from 10 percent last year to an average of 7.5 to 7.75 percent during 2011-12, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cited inflation as its key challenge.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 6:33:35 PM

Umpires abandon match after players show dissent over boundary
Hamilton (Bermuda), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) Two Barbados-born umpires abandoned a match amid a row over a boundary as fresh controversy hit the game on the island.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 6:02:05 PM

India fighting against non-communicable diseases: Azad
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) As the UN General Assembly adopted the political declaration on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), India's Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said India has already begun steps to tackle diseases like diabetes, heart ailments and cancer.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 5:51:27 PM

US arms package to Taiwan irks China
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The Obama administration is expected to announce Wednesday the sale of a package of weapons and equipment worth $5.8 billion to upgrade Taiwan's fleet of 145 F-16 jets - something that has irked China.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 4:48:51 PM

Gibson believes West Indies can overcome England
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson feels his inexperienced side has to overcome two major challenges when it faces England in two Twenty20 Internationals this weekend at The Oval in London.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 4:48:24 PM

People more likely to yawn in winters
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) People are more likely to yawn in winters as opposed to the summer when the heat outdoors exceeds body temperature, which suggests that yawning could be a method for regulating brain temperature, scientists say.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 4:11:16 PM

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