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UN observes international day of indigenous people
United Nations, Aug 11 (Xinhua) The UN Monday observed the International Day of the World's Indigenous People with a focus on the threat from HIV/AIDS.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 4:12:55 AM

Ecuador takes over UNASUR presidency
Quito, Aug 11 (Xinhua) Ecuador Monday took over the rotating presidency of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) from Chile.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 3:51:43 AM

Zelaya's expulsion illegal, says Obama
Guadalajara (Mexico), Aug 11 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama has said the expulsion of Honduran president from office was illegal.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 2:36:47 AM

US urges Iran to grant access to three Americans
Washington, Aug 11 (DPA) The US urged Iran Monday to provide access to three Americans arrested more than a week ago after allegedly crossing into the country from Iraq.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 1:18:12 AM

Judge gives green light for posthumous Jackson film
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (DPA) A Los Angeles judge Monday gave the go-ahead for a film about the late Michael Jackson and his last preparations for the concert tour that never happened.

Monday, August 10, 2009 11:54:44 PM

US commander in Afghanistan warns of Taliban resurgence: Report
Washington, Aug 10 (DPA) The US commander has announced a change of strategy in Afghanistan, warning that insurgents with the Islamist extremist Taliban had made advances in the country, according to a media report Monday.

Monday, August 10, 2009 8:27:32 PM

Fiji pulls out of regional trade talks
Suva, Aug 10 (Xinhua) Fiji Monday said it will not participate in the coming regional trade talks, protesting against the Pacific Island Forum's (PIF) decision to uphold its suspension from the body.

Monday, August 10, 2009 6:18:20 PM

Your furry friend understands over 150 words
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Dogs can intentionally deceive other dogs and people to get treats and can understand more than 150 words, according to a psychologist and leading canine researcher.

Monday, August 10, 2009 4:41:34 PM

Female bosses more likely to face workplace sexual harassment
washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Women holding supervisory positions are more likely to be sexually harassed at work, says the first-ever, large-scale longitudinal study to examine workplace power, gender and sexual harassment.

Monday, August 10, 2009 3:56:24 PM

Can't get through tough times? Focus on 'non material wealth'
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Focussing on non material wealth rather than financial wealth can help people get through today's tough times, according to two of the world's leading psychological experts on happiness.

Monday, August 10, 2009 2:54:47 PM

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