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Japan to be bridge on nuclear, climate, economic issues: Hatoyama
New York, Sep 25 (DPA) Japan's new Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama said Thursday his government will act as a bridge between nuclear and non-nuclear states because Japan has suffered the devastation of atomic bombs in 1945.

Friday, September 25, 2009 3:27:58 AM

Moon water: NASA thanks Indian space agency for partnership
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has been successful in finding traces of water on the lunar surface, the US space agency NASA said here Thursday, and thanked the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the partnership.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:56:37 PM

Air India scouts for chief operating officer
Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) Beleaguered flag carrier Air India has begun a global hunt for a chief operating officer to streamline operations and help it come out of the financial mess that has led to accumulated losses of over $4 billion.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:25:06 PM

G20 leaders set for summit on financial crisis, regulation
Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) As G20 leaders converged here for their third summit, a major consensus that has emerged is economies like India have a key role to play in restoring normalcy in the global financial system and to overcome the current economic downturn.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:24:55 PM

Afghan man indicted in US bombing conspiracy
Washington, Sep 24 (DPA) A federal court in New York has indicted an Afghan man on charges of conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction in the US, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:57:08 PM

Security Council adopts measure to stop spread of nukes
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) The United Nations Security Council in a rare meeting of heads of state, led for the first time by a US president, adopted a resolution Thursday focused on stopping the spread of nuclear weapons.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:33:13 PM

Taliban aided by ISI widen Afghan attacks from base in Pakistan
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Taliban leaders, aided by Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), are using their sanctuary in Pakistan to stoke a widening campaign of violence in northern and western Afghanistan, the New York Times reported.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:27:28 PM

UNSC resolves to limit nuclear exports, punish violators
New York, Sep 24 (DPA) The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Thursday that allows the global body to address nuclear threats and adopts measures curbing the export of nuclear materials.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 8:20:26 PM

Hafiz Saeed's arrest will take time: Pakistan
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) In a startling volte face, Pakistan admitted Thursday that Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks had not been arrested as had previously been thought, saying this would 'take time'.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 8:15:18 PM

UN Security Council adopts resolution on nuclear disarmament
New York, Sep 24 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Thursday a resolution that allows the body to apply measures on violators of nuclear obligations if their actions are determined threats to the world's peace and security.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 7:50:37 PM

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