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Two killed, five wounded in US restaurant shooting
Washington, March 4 (Xinhua) A gunman killed one person and injured five in a Florida fast food restaurant before committing suicide, local media reported.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 5:20:57 AM

US launches strike against Al Qaeda in Somalia
Washington, March 4 (DPA) The US military has carried out an air strike in a southern Somali town against a suspected Al Qaeda operative, a US defence official said.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 3:53:43 AM

Colombia calls Ecuador border violation self defence
Bogota, March 4 (DPA) Colombia has said that its military strike across Ecuador's border Saturday was an act of self defence and that it had found evidence that Venezuela and Ecuador have been supporting the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) financially and militarily.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 3:36:06 AM

UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on Iran
New York, March 4 (DPA) The UN Security Council has voted to impose additional sanctions on Iran for its continued refusal to abandon nuclear activities.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 2:44:26 AM

45 percent Canadians want apology for Air India bombing
Toronto, March 3 (IANS) Forty-five percent of Canadians surveyed in a poll want the government to apologise to Air India victims for the 1985 bombing that killed 329 people on Kanishka Flight 182 from Toronto to New Delhi.

Monday, March 03, 2008 11:05:28 PM

Supporters seek year's extended stay for disabled Sikh
Vancouver, March 3 (IANS) Supporters of failed refugee claimant Laibar Singh, who Monday stand to lose their $50,000 bond for keeping him in Canada, have requested the authorities to delay its forfeiture and allow the disabled Indian to stay here for one year more for 'proper' recovery.

Monday, March 03, 2008 9:36:04 PM

Bhupathi ends ATP title drought at Memphis
Memphis (US), March 3 (IANS) India's ace doubles player Mahesh Bhupathi at last lifted an ATP doubles trophy, ending one and-a-half-year's drought as he and Mark Knowles of Bahamas won the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships here.

Monday, March 03, 2008 6:49:53 PM

Now, Obama exhorts you to call voters for him
New York, March 3 (IANS) Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama's campaign, which has acquired the patina of a messianic movement, continues to come up with unconventional strategies to get mass support.

Monday, March 03, 2008 3:51:17 PM

Global warming and the 'thaw and freeze' syndrome
Washington, March 3 (IANS) It's been happening a lot in recent times: a warming which suggests an end to winter that even fools spring flowers and birds, followed by a sudden freeze.

Monday, March 03, 2008 1:16:04 PM

Gunmen in police uniform kill eight in Honduras
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), March 3 (IANS) At least eight people have been killed when a group of attackers dressed in police uniform opened fire on them at a billiard parlour in northern Honduras, the police said.

Monday, March 03, 2008 1:15:25 PM

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