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Spanish PM downplays Obama's decision to skip summit
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said 'it's not a problem' that President Barack Obama decided not to attend the European Union (EU)-US summit set for May in Madrid.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:14:53 PM

Cambodia lambasts Google for locating temple on Thai soil
Phnom Penh, Feb 5 (DPA) The Cambodian government sent a strongly-worded letter Friday to US internet giant Google, complaining that its online Google Earth map incorrectly places parts of the 11th century Preah Vihear temple in Thailand.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:13:37 PM

India-Pakistan talks headed for shaky start: Stratfor
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to accept the Indian offer of foreign secretary-level talks but with Islamabad expected to continue skirting around the key issue of terrorism the talks are headed for a shaky start, a leading US strategic think tank predicted.

Friday, February 05, 2010 7:21:28 PM

US consumer confidence dips further
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Consumer confidence in the US cooled this month as Americans worried about their overall financial situation, according to the latest index of consumer attitudes and spending.

Friday, February 05, 2010 4:24:16 PM

Soy substitute for chicken soon
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Vegetarians may soon be able to get a taste of chicken. Scientists are in the process of creating a low-cost soy substitute for chicken.

Friday, February 05, 2010 4:16:28 PM

Climate change helps invasive plants become more destructive
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Invasive plants could become even more prevalent and destructive as climate change continues, according to new analysis of data stretching back to more than 150 years.

Friday, February 05, 2010 1:10:58 PM

Indian American charged with stealing trade secrets
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) An Indian American resident of Syracuse, New York has been arrested and charged with stealing trade secrets and proprietary information from his employer in order to establish a pharmaceutical company in India.

Friday, February 05, 2010 1:03:02 PM

Rampant fishing endangers dolphin populations
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Rampant fishing endangers dolphin populations in the Mediterranean, says a new study.

Friday, February 05, 2010 12:42:48 PM

Scientists design world's most accurate clock
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Physicists have built the world's most accurate timepiece, based on an advanced version of an experimental atomic clock relying on a single aluminum atom.

Friday, February 05, 2010 12:39:51 PM

Early tooth enamel defects may lead to premature death
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Those who acquired tooth enamel defects while in the womb or early childhood are at a risk of early death, research shows.

Friday, February 05, 2010 12:16:07 PM

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