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Latin American leaders welcome Obama presidency
Miami, Nov 6 (IANS) Leaders across Latin America Wednesday welcomed the election of Barack Obama as the president of the US, Spain's EFE news agency reported.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:07:42 AM

US author Michael Crichton dies at 66
Los Angeles, Nov 6 (DPA) US author Michael Crichton - writer of bestselling books such as Jurassic Park and originator of the television series ER - died of cancer, US media reported Wednesday.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 12:52:09 AM

Indian peacekeepers safe in Congo: UN
United Nations, Nov 5 (IANS) Indian peacekeepers in Congo, who are caught in heavy fighting between the rebel commanders and the government forces in the North Kivu province are safe so far, a UN official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 11:33:36 PM

Obama tally climbs to 349-163
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) In winning the presidency, Barack Obama not only thumped Republican John McCain in the Electoral College tally, but also handily won the popular vote and redrew the great divide between the Republican and Democrat states.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 11:24:08 PM

Ban refrains from comment on Obama's hot pursuit statement
United Nations, Nov 5 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday refrained from commenting on US president-elect Barack Obama's election campaign statements about hot pursuit of terrorists inside Pakistan.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 11:19:47 PM

Bush promises 'complete cooperation' to Obama
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Embracing Barack Obama's message of change, President George W. Bush promised to give his administration's 'complete cooperation' as his successor makes his transition to becoming the commander-in-chief in 76 days.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 11:04:33 PM

US markets decline after Obama's victory
New York, Nov 5 (IANS) The morning after the historic victory of Barack Obama as the first African American president of the US, stocks fell at the Wall Street and the US dollar further weakened.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 11:03:53 PM

Obama's victory a historic opportunity: Ban Ki-moon
United Nations, Nov 5 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on his historic victory and said he looked forward to working with the new administration to build an era of renewed partnership.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 10:32:56 PM

Bush welcomes Obama's historic victory
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on becoming the first African American ever elected to the White House and promised a smooth transition over the next two months.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 10:32:37 PM

US markets decline after Obama wins US election
New York, Nov 5 (DPA) Major US stock indices fell on opening Wednesday after the election of Democrat Barack Obama as the next president of the US.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 10:13:00 PM

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