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Lindsay Lohan grabs role turned down by Katie Holmes
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Singer-actress Lindsay Lohan has got a role which was supposed to be done by Katie Holmes in the movie 'The Other Side'.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 11:14:22 AM

North Korea gave US an hour's notice before nuclear test
Washington, May 26 (DPA) North Korea gave Washington about an hour's notice before its early Monday morning test of a nuclear explosive device that was estimated to be 'a few kilotons' in strength, a senior US government official said.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 9:29:16 AM

Obama reassures South Korea, Japan on their security
Washington, May 26 (DPA) US President Barack Obama reassured the leaders of South Korea and Japan Monday that the US was committed to their security in telephone calls to coordinate the reaction to North Korea's nuclear test.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 9:09:40 AM

Pregnant British inmate puts Laos justice system on trial
Vientiane (Laos), May 26 (DPA) You can sense it in their agitated voices and exasperated expressions. They wish she wasn't in their prison, they wish she wasn't in their country, and they probably wish she had never been caught when she tried to board a plane in Vientiane last August with 680 grams of heroin allegedly hidden beneath her clothes.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 8:24:12 AM

Dalits in Canada call Vienna killing 'act of terrorism'
Vancouver, May 26 (IANS) Outraged by the killing of their spiritual leader Sant Rama Nand by Sikhs opposed to his sect in Vienna, the Ravidassia community of Canada has called it an act of terrorism and violation of their right to worship .

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 7:50:53 AM

US seeks China's help to quell militancy in Pakistan, says report
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The US administration has urged China to provide training and military equipment to help Pakistan counter a growing threat of terrorism in the country, a media report said.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 6:10:41 AM

UN to impose sanctions against North Korea
New York, May 26 (DPA) The UN Security Council was unanimous Monday in its agreement to strongly condemn and impose sanctions against North Korea for testing a nuclear device in violation of its resolutions.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 4:50:00 AM

UN Security Council meets on North Korea's nuclear test
New York, May 26 (DPA) The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting Monday to discuss the new challenge presented by North Korea's testing of a nuclear device.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 3:10:28 AM

World must act quickly on North Korea: Obama
Washington, May 25 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Monday said North Korea's apparent detonation of a nuclear device would deepen the country's isolation and called on the international community to take quick action in response.

Monday, May 25, 2009 11:54:41 PM

How superbugs control their lethal weapons
Toronto, May 25 (IANS) Some superbugs have seemingly evolved the ability to manipulate the immune system to their advantage.

Monday, May 25, 2009 3:29:14 PM

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