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Tropical storm 'Noel' kills 20 in Dominican Republic
Miami, Oct 30 (DPA) High winds and heavy rain brought by tropical storm Noel in the Dominican Republic caused flooding and mudslides, killing at least 20 people and leaving 20 others missing, officials said.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:15:42 AM

Extremists in Pakistan pose threat to neighbours: US
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) The United States says it's working with Islamabad to address the problem of violent extremists who pose as much of a threat to Pakistan as they do to its neighbours and the US.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 10:22:38 AM

India hopes to become global nuclear industry hub
United Nations, Oct 30 (IANS) India says it looks forward to the possibility of starting international civil nuclear cooperation with the country becoming a manufacturing hub for equipment and components for the global nuclear industry.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 9:58:57 AM

The computer helper: Printing for less
Washington, Oct 30 (DPA) Printers are the one computer peripheral that keep costing you money long after the initial purchase. In fact, depending upon the type of printer you buy and how much you print, you may end up spending more money on your printer than on any other single piece of equipment in your computer set up.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 9:30:39 AM

US pushes India on N-deal, rules out fresh talks
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) The US has reiterated support for the stalled civil nuclear deal with India urging New Delhi to move forward with it, but ruled out the possibility of renegotiating the accord.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 9:09:36 AM

US differs with UN nuclear chief on Iran
Washington/New York, Oct 29 (DPA) The White House insisted Monday that Iran wants to build nuclear weapons, even though the head of the UN watchdog agency said he has 'no concrete evidence' of a weapons programme.

Monday, October 29, 2007 11:59:33 PM

Argentina elects First Lady Fernandez new president (Lead)
Buenos Aires, Oct 29 (DPA) Argentina's First Lady Cristina Fernandez won the country's presidency by a large margin, official results confirmed Monday.

Monday, October 29, 2007 8:21:20 PM

Gap summons suppliers to stop child labour
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) American clothing chain Gap is calling an urgent meeting with its suppliers in the region to prevent child labour after withdrawing clothes allegedly made using child labour in an Indian factory.

Monday, October 29, 2007 8:06:39 PM

Russia against Iran going nuclear: US senator
Washington, Oct 29 (RIA Novosti) Russia does not want Iran to have a nuclear weapon, and will support global efforts to convince Tehran to end its nuclear research, a senior US senator has said.

Monday, October 29, 2007 5:10:58 PM

For first ever time, Argentine prisoners vote
Buenos Aires, Oct 29 (IANS) Some 1,000 prisoners in various jails in Argentina have cast their votes in the national elections for the first time in the country's history after parliament revoked a 2003 legislation that disabled convicts and under-trials from voting.

Monday, October 29, 2007 4:46:12 PM

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