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Declare Pakistan a terrorist state, demand Indian Americans
United Nations, Dec 13 (IANS) Braving chilly winter, agitated Indian Americans gathered in front of the UN headquarters in mid-town Manhattan Friday afternoon to demand the world body declare Pakistan a terrorist state.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 9:46:58 AM

Canada unveils $3.5-billion bailout for auto industry
Toronto, Dec 13 (IANS) Even as the US Senate rejected a $14-billion bailout for its three auto giants, Canada Friday unveiled its own $3.5-billion aid package for the struggling subsidiaries of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 8:47:50 AM

US denies move to brand Pakistan terrorist state
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Denying there was any move to brand Pakistan a terrorist state, the US has said that Islamabad took action against a front operation of terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in its own interest.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 8:31:47 AM

Indian-origin woman named to Canadian refugee board
Toronto, Dec 13 (IANS) The Canadian government Friday appointed an Indo-Canadian woman, Rena Dhir, to the nation's Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:43:29 AM

Colombia's former spy chief held for militia links
Bogota, Dec 13 (IANS) Former head of Colombia's security service DAS has been arrested for the third time in less than two years on charges that he collaborated with the country's murderous right-wing militias, EFE news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:46:15 AM

War movies idol Van Johnson dies at 92
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (DPA) Actor Van Johnson, who was one of Hollywood's top stars during World War II, has died aged 92 in a New York nursing home, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 5:54:25 AM

US stocks rally on car bail-out hope
New York, Dec 13 (DPA) US stocks ricocheted from minus to plus on Friday, depressed first by fears over the future of the car industry and then buoyed by White House remarks that held out hope.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 4:51:03 AM

GM to temporarily close plants and cut production
Washington, Dec 13 (DPA) General Motors Corp announced Friday that it will temporarily close plants and reduce production because of plunging car sales, one day after the US Senate rejected a massive bail-out package for the automotive industry.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 3:54:08 AM

Original Star Wars light sabre sells for $240,000
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (DPA) The light sabre used by Luke Skywalker in the movies 'Star Wars' and 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' has sold for $240,000 at a Hollywood auction.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 3:53:51 AM

US to push UN to act on Zimbabwe
Washington, Dec 13 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will urge the UN Security Council next week to to take 'meaningful action' against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe for his mismanagement of the faltering country, the US State Department said Friday.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 1:58:58 AM

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