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US fomenting crisis in Middle East: Iran
Damascus, Nov 4 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has blamed the US for fomenting regional conflicts to make up for its failed Middle East policy, official IRNA news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 11:58:31 AM

Obama or McCain? - A poll watcher's guide to the finish line
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain's final race for the magic figure of 270 electoral votes begins Tuesday with over 200 million Americans straddling nine time zones going to the polls over 19 hours.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 11:54:02 AM

Indian techie killed wife, two children: US police
New York, Nov 4 (IANS) Unemployed Indian computer programmer Lakshminivasa Rao Nerusu has been charged with the murder of his wife and two children, a week after their bodies were found in their apartment near Detroit.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 10:58:39 AM

US court reinstates Bhopal victims' case against Union Carbide
New York, Nov 4 (IANS) A New York court has reinstated a case filed against Union Carbide by residents of India's Bhopal town who claim to have suffered serious health problems due to a gas leak from the company's plant in 1984, rated the world's worst industrial disaster.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 10:58:09 AM

Media watchdog criticises Morocco for banning French weekly
Toronto, Nov 4 (IANS) Reporters Without Borders has condemned Morocco for banning the French weekly L'Express for carrying an article perceived to be an attack on Islam.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 10:55:00 AM

Obama, McCain joined by 255 other candidates for president
Washington, Nov 4 (RIA Novosti) All the news may be about Barack Obama and John McCain, but there are 255 other candidates running for president of the United States in Tuesday's election.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 9:45:31 AM

Oil prices more to blame for global slowdown than sub-prime mess
Toronto, Nov 4 (IANS) The 500 percent hike in oil prices since 2002, which resulted in massive money transfer to oil-producing nations, is much more to blame for the looming global recession than the US sub-prime mortgage crisis, says a banking report here.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 9:40:59 AM

America votes: It'll be historic whosoever wins
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) America chooses its 44th president Tuesday in an election that's bound to be historic whosoever wins - Democrat Barack Obama as widely predicted or his feisty Republican rival John McCain.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 9:39:43 AM

Toyota, Mercedes-Benz post record sales in Canada
Toronto, Nov 4 (IANS) At a time when auto sales are slipping around the world, sales of Toyota and Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Canada are registering a huge jump this year.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 9:39:12 AM

Ban Ki Moon rules out UN intervention in Kashmir
United Nations, Nov 4 (IANS) Ruling out any United Nations intervention in Kashmir unless both India and Pakistan approached the world body, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon Monday hoped the two South Asian neighbours would be able to find a solution to it through dialogue in a peaceful manner.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 8:25:11 AM

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