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Belgian PM resigns
Brussels, April 23 (IANS) Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme Thursday resigned after the Flemish Liberal Open VLD party withdrew its support for the ruling coalition.

Friday, April 23, 2010 2:34:01 AM

Kim Kardashian not dating Cristiano Ronaldo
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian has denied reports that she's dating soccer ace Cristiano Ronaldo.

Friday, April 23, 2010 1:55:30 AM

US, China to hold human rights talks in May
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The US and China will hold talks on human rights May 13-14 here, the US State Department said Thursday.

Friday, April 23, 2010 1:40:39 AM

Ahmadinejad starts Africa tour
Harare, April 23 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday arrived at the Zimbabwean capital as part of his two-nation Africa tour.

Friday, April 23, 2010 1:36:43 AM

High flying 'Kites' to release globally May 21
Washington, April 23 (IANS) In what will be the widest ever release for any Indian Bollywood production, 'Kites', the eagerly-anticipated romantic adventure starring Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori, will open simultaneously in India, the US, Canada and other countries on May 21.

Friday, April 23, 2010 12:09:09 AM

Jennifer Lopez named style icon of the decade
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has been named as the Style Icon of the Decade in this year's Us Weekly Hot Hollywood Style awards.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 11:52:43 PM

Obama seeks passage of finance reform bill
Washington, April 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama urged the Senate Thursday to pass a massive financial reform bill that would place new regulations on Wall Street designed to prevent the risky practices that sparked a worldwide economic downturn two years ago.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 10:35:22 PM

Controversial Danish cartoonist plans to retire
Copenhagen, April 22 (DPA) Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, who has been the subject of several plots due to his controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed with a bomb in his turban, said Thursday that he was considering retirement from his newspaper job.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 9:38:05 PM

World Bank, US, Gates launch fund to tackle hunger
Washington, April 22 (DPA) The World Bank, United States, Bill Gates and others Thursday launched a billion-dollar fund for small farmers in the developing world to help reduce hunger.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 9:33:02 PM

Headley access talks 'still on track'
Chicago, April 22 (IANS) Discussions between the US and India on providing New Delhi access to key 26/11 Mumbai attack plotter David Coleman Headley under his plea bargain are 'still on track', according to his lawyer. But when this will happen was not known.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 9:09:59 PM

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