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Lightning during match in El Salvador kills a football player
San Salvador, Sep 29 (EFE) One soccer player died and another was injured when they were hit by lightning while playing a match in a town in eastern El Salvador, authorities said.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 6:02:46 AM

US stocks rally on merger deals
New York, Sep 28 (Xinhua) US stocks rallied Monday as investors take the merger-and-acquisition deals as a sign of economic recovery.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 4:54:57 AM

Discussion with North Korea 'more fruitful' now: UN
New York, Sep 29 (DPA) Talks between the UN and North Korea have become 'much more fruitful,' the UN chief of political affairs said Monday.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 2:57:05 AM

US not 'satisfied' despite Pakistan's pledge to fight terror
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistan has increased its commitment in the fight against terrorism, but the Obama administration is still not 'satisfied', Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said, pointing to the large presence of the Al Qaeda and the Taliban country.

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:27:30 PM

Celebrating kids' birthdays greatest pleasures: Angelina Jolie
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Angelina Jolie says celebrating her children's birthdays is chaotic but at the same time she and her partner Brad Pitt love organising parties and try to make the best of it.

Monday, September 28, 2009 4:10:15 PM

Brazil tells Honduras it does not accept 'ultimatum'
Porlamar (Venezuela), Sep 28 (EFE) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva here said that it 'does not accept ultimatums from a coup-making government'. He was talking about the 10 days ultimatum given by the present Honduran government for clearing the status of expelled Honduran president Mel Zelaya who is holed up in the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa.

Monday, September 28, 2009 3:43:40 PM

Russia to seek stake in Bulgarian nuclear power plant
Moscow, Sep 28 (RIA Novosti) Russia will seek a stake in the Belene nuclear power plant being built by a Russian company in northern Bulgaria, Russia's nuclear chief said Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 3:19:39 PM

Bangkok climate meet opens amid fresh hope
Bangkok, Sep 28 (IANS) The penultimate round of negotiations in preparation for a global climate deal in Copenhagen this December started here Monday, with a fresh impetus given to the process by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and the G20 summit last week.

Monday, September 28, 2009 2:06:20 PM

26th International Population Congress opens in Morocco
Marrakech (Morocco), Sep 28 (Xinhua) The 26th International Population Congress has opened here to discuss population related problems, migration and the economic crisis, among others.

Monday, September 28, 2009 1:10:57 PM

Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu get prize for love and forgiveness
Vancouver, Sep 28 (IANS) The Dalai Lama joined Bishop Desmond Tutu, eBay founder Pierre Omidyan, 'Power of Now' author Eckhart Tolle, Nobel laureates and other spiritual leaders here to call for change in the world through compassion.

Monday, September 28, 2009 10:13:45 AM

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