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Hundreds of Cubans apply for Spanish citizenship
Havana, Dec 27 (IANS) Hundreds of Cubans are applying for Spanish citizenship as part of Madrid's new 'law of grandchildren', which comes into force next week, EFE reported Saturday.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 1:04:05 PM

Troop redeployment is Pakistan's not-so-subtle message to Obama
Chicago, Dec 27 (IANS) Away from Chicago's intensely cold winter and vacationing in the salubrious climes of his birth state Hawaii, President-elect Barack Obama is being delivered a not-so-subtle message by Pakistan.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 12:27:15 PM

Nano drugs can kill skin, breast cancer cells
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Nanoparticles 5,000 times as small as a human hair, carrying an experimental anti-cancer agent, kill human melanoma and drug-resistant breast cancer cells growing in lab cultures.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 12:26:12 PM

Cancer drug effectively treats kidney transplant rejections
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that a cancer drug can effectively treat organ rejection.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 12:15:43 PM

Bloody month for Canada's Afghan mission, one more dead
Toronto, Dec 27 (IANS) December is proving to be one of the deadliest months for the six-year-old Canadian mission in Afghanistan.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 11:12:12 AM

Miracle device to pull water out of thin air!
Toronto, Dec 27 (IANS) There is cheering news for the water-thirsty world! A Canadian company claims to have developed a device that will pull water out of thin air to end thirst around the world.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 10:07:13 AM

Indian American woman to become Virginia state treasurer
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) An Indian American is all set to become the treasurer of Virginia, a state bordering the US capital and sometimes called the 'Mother of Presidents', as it is the birthplace of eight US presidents.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 9:58:34 AM

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen engaged to US quarterback
Los Angeles, Dec 27 (DPA) Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is engaged to marry star US quarterback Tom Brady, celebrity website reported.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 9:57:43 AM

Obama, Hillary Clinton top poll of most admired persons
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama has topped Gallup's poll of the most admired man to become the first person in over a half century to do so before taking America's highest office.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 9:24:05 AM

Mexican beauty queen gets jail in drug gang probe
Mexico City, Dec 27 (DPA) The Mexican beauty queen arrested shortly before Christmas on suspected connections to illegal drugs has been sentenced to 40 days into jail by the state's attorney.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 5:49:12 AM

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