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UBS, US file to postpone client data case
Geneva, July 12 (DPA) Authorities in the US and the Zurich-based bank UBS AG Sunday filed a motion with the backing of the Swiss government to have their court case on client data postponed to allow for further negotiations.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 11:37:27 PM

US attorney general mulls probe into CIA torture
Washington, July 12 (DPA) US Attorney General Eric Holder is considering whether to probe allegations of the use of brutal torture by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), according to a media report Sunday.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 7:41:50 PM

Former boxing champion Gatti found dead
Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 12 (DPA) Former boxing world champion Arturo Gatti has been found dead in a hotel room in a Brazilian tourist resort.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 7:41:40 PM

Seles enshrined in International Hall of Fame
Newport, July 12 (IANS) Former American tennis star Monica Seles has been enshrined into the International Hall of Fame.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 6:59:09 PM

Russian forces kill 13 militants in North Caucasus
Moscow, July 12 (RIA Novosti) Thirteen militants have been killed in special operations in Russia's North Caucasus region between Saturday night and Sunday morning, authorities said.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 6:53:32 PM

Why is oil price rising? Speculators under scrutiny
Washington, July 12 (DPA) The world's addiction to oil has long been a source of consternation for politicians, especially in the West. Oil threatens the environment and national security, and most governments have promised to wean themselves off the fuel in the coming decades.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 1:04:37 PM

When will one see a 'Love in DC'? (Feature)
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood is yet to discover it, but the sights and sounds of historic Washington, from the massive Lincoln Memorial to a statue of the frail Mahatma Gandhi, have made it one of the most filmed cities in the world.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 11:45:43 AM

Boeing eyes $10 bn Indian contract with Super Hornet
St Louis (Missouri), July 12 (IANS) As the race to supply the Indian Air Force with 126 Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) hots up, Boeing, a leading contender, is showcasing the Super Hornet, promising a new generation of air power.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 10:56:46 AM

NASA delays Endeavour launch by 24 hours
Washington, July 11 (RIA Novosti) The launch of space shuttle Endeavour has been delayed again by 24 hours to 'allow technical teams additional time to evaluate lightning strikes at Launch Pad 39A that occurred during Friday's thunderstorm,' NASA said Saturday.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 11:24:32 PM

New material helps patients rebuild cardio tissue
Washington, July 11 (IANS) A revolutionary technology being used by a surgeon permits patients to regenerate their own cardiovascular tissue.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 3:12:56 PM

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