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Build more credible financial firewall: US to Europe
Mexico City, Feb 26 (IANS) The eurozone has made remarkable progress in fighting the debt crisis, but should build its own more credible financial firewall as soon as possible, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said here.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 1:43:22 PM

Two die in fire at Brazil''s Antarctic base
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Brazilian navy personnel were killed and one injured in a fire that broke out at the country''s Antarctic research base Saturday, authorities said.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 1:36:02 PM

Bond star Rosamund excited about first child with Uniacke
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Bond actress Rosamund Pike is expecting her first child with boyfriend Robie Uniacke, who is not only 16 years her senior, but was twice married earlier with four children.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 12:55:02 PM

Beckham gives piggy ride to daughter
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) David Beckham seems to be a dotting dad - the ace footballer was clicked giving his seven-month-old daughter, Harper Seven, a piggyback ride during a family outing.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 12:25:52 PM

Gerard Butler out of rehab
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) After three weeks of treatment for substance abuse at the Betty Ford Center, Gerard Butler is healthy, said his manager.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 12:17:12 PM

Whitney Houston''s casket photo upsets family
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Whitney Houston''s family was reportedly very upset when they saw a photo of the late singer lying in the casket published on the cover of a magazine.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 12:16:52 PM

Garcia Bernal takes spotlight at Colombia film fest
Cartagena (Colombia), Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor, director and producer Gael Garcia Bernal was a star attraction here among cinema lovers at the Cartagena Film Festival.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 12:03:12 PM

Chavez back in Cuba for more surgery
Havana, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was back in Cuba Saturday having medical examinations in preparation for an operation on a "lesion", possibly malignant, in the same place a cancerous tumor was removed a little more than a eight months ago.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 12:02:52 PM

Indian scientists give high marks to Manmohan Singh
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian scientists give high marks to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for bringing about a "sea change" in India''s scientific environment and showing grit on issues of importance to them, according to the top US "Science" magazine.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 11:19:15 AM

China far ahead of India in science, PM tells US magazine
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who vowed last month to more than double India''s R&D spending to $8 billion a year by 2017, has expressed concern over countries like China overtaking India in the field of science.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 10:53:15 AM

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