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What's new in Internet Explorer 8
Washington, June 3 (DPA) Microsoft has kept development of Internet Explorer 8 pretty quiet, but already the next major version of the most widely-used browser is available for downloading in a beta version.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 8:20:48 AM

Space shuttle Discovery arrives at space station
Washington, June 3 (DPA) Space shuttle Discovery docked Monday at the International Space Station after the day-and-half journey from Earth, carrying an enormous Japanese-made research module and a small Russian-made pump for a malfunctioning lavatory.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 3:49:14 AM

UN Security Council authorizes fight against Somali piracy
New York, June 3 (DPA) The UN Security Council Monday unanimously voted to authorize states to enter Somalia's territorial waters to fight piracy, which it said has become a threat to international and regional peace and security.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 2:52:48 AM

Bolivia nationalizes fuel transport company
La Paz, June 3 (DPA) The Bolivian government Monday nationalized the fuel transport company Transredes, a subsidiary of British firm Ashmore and the Anglo-Dutch company Shell.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 1:20:47 AM

Armed commando kills mayor in western Mexico
Mexico City, June 2 (DPA) An armed commando killed the mayor of the town of Villa Madero, in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, the police said Monday.

Monday, June 02, 2008 10:48:53 PM

Senator Ted Kennedy to undergo surgery for brain tumour Monday
Washington, June 2 (DPA) US Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy was to undergo surgery Monday to remove a malignant brain tumour, US broadcaster CNN reported, citing a statement from the 76-year-old veteran politician.

Monday, June 02, 2008 8:08:57 PM

Civil groups to protest against US troops in Peru
Lima, June 2 (Prensa Latina) Non-governmental organisations in Peru have called for a general strike to protest against the government's decision to allow US troops helping the civil administration to carry arms.

Monday, June 02, 2008 8:07:02 PM

Support in Jindal's state grows for him as McCain's mate
New York, June 2 (IANS) Speculative frenzy surrounding Louisiana's Republican governor Bobby Jindal as the possible vice-presidential mate for Senator John McCain is being fuelled by the conservative tone of a host of bills pushed through by Jindal's administration, The New York Times has reported.

Monday, June 02, 2008 8:00:48 PM

Chopra 53rd in Memorial golf tourney
Dublin (Ohio), June 2 (IANS) Indo-Swede golfer Daniel Chopra finished tied 53rd with a final round of 76, his third such score in four rounds at the Memorial Tournament on the US PGA Tour.

Monday, June 02, 2008 7:18:46 PM

Atwal finishes tied 22nd at Bank of America Open golf
Glenview (Illinois), June 2 (IANS) Arjun Atwal fired one-under 71 in the fourth round to finish tied 22nd in the Bank of America Open golf tournament on the Nationwide Tour in Glenview, Illinois.

Monday, June 02, 2008 6:57:54 PM

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