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Astronauts install porch on ISS
Washington, July 19 (DPA) The crews of the space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station have successfully installed a four-ton 'porch' to the station's Japanese laboratory.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 8:25:26 AM

Moon landing still fascinates 40 years after `one small step'
Washington, July 19 (DPA) Forty years ago, millions gathered around grainy black and white television images as the first man set foot on the moon in what remains for many the pinnacle of manned spaceflight.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 8:07:35 AM

UN chief calls Mandela 'global citizen' on birthday
New York, July 19 (Xinhua) Wishing Nelson Mandela on his 91st birthday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called the founding president of post-apartheid South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize laureate an 'exemplary global citizen'.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 7:33:53 AM

60 injured in US light-rail collision
Wasington, July 19 (DPA) At least 60 people were injured when two light-rail trains collided at a station in San Francisco Saturday, local media reported.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 6:21:22 AM

Honduran government rejects accord to reinstate Zelaya
Tegucigalpa, July 19 (EFE) The Honduran government led by Roberto Micheletti has rejected an immediate accord proposed by Costa Rican President Oscar Arias on the conditional reinstatement of ousted President Manuel Zelaya.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 6:03:10 AM

Two killed as small plane crashes in US
Los Angeles, July 19 (Xinhua) A small plane crashed in Santa Clarita near Los Angeles Saturday, killing two people on board, authorities said.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 5:35:25 AM

Clinton seeks to allay Pakistan's fears on India trip
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday sought to assuage Pakistan's fears that the US desire for India to play a leading role in the region would translate into a subservient role for Islamabad.

Saturday, July 18, 2009 9:26:18 PM

Pakistan should be Clinton's 'primary focus' in India: NYT
New York, July 18 (IANS) An influential US daily Saturday suggested an ambitious agenda for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in India ranging from a bilateral investment treaty to climate change and Doha trade talks but with 'primary focus' on Pakistan.

Saturday, July 18, 2009 8:46:44 PM

India should behave like major world power: NYT
New York, July 18 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should 'encourage' India to behave like a 'vital partner in building a stable world' that they want it to be, an influential US daily said Saturday.

Saturday, July 18, 2009 7:29:42 PM

Janet Jackson steps forward to look after Jacko's kids
London, July 18 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson's sister Janet has now decided to raise her big brother's children.

Saturday, July 18, 2009 6:04:53 PM

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