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World NGO conference underway in Mexico
Mexico, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is hosting the 62nd Annual Conference of Non Governmental Organisations to focus on disarmament and nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 4:30:00 AM

US stocks gain as Fed report suggests end to recession
New York, Sep 10 (DPA) US stocks gained Wednesday as the Federal Reserve reported that nearly all corners of the US appeared to be out of recession.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 3:50:23 AM

US man to run 5,000 km barefoot
New York, Sep 10 (RIA Novosti) US businessman Tellman Knudson hopes to raise $100 million for a charity by running across the the country barefoot, a media report said Wednesday.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 3:46:31 AM

Brazil launches 'electronic markers' to fight Amazon deforestation
Brasilia, Sep 10 (EFE) The Brazilian government will use 'electronic markers' to detect illegal felling of trees in the Amazon forests via satellite as illegal encroachment has threatened the sensitive ecosystem.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 2:38:43 AM

Police storm hijacked plane in Mexico, passengers safe
Mexico City, Sep 10 (DPA) Police stormed a hijacked plane Wednesday in Mexico minutes after the hijackers released all passengers and the crew from the aircraft.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 2:18:52 AM

Attackers hijack passenger plane in Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 10 (DPA) Three unidentified attackers hijacked a passenger plane in Mexico Wednesday and threatened to detonate a bomb.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 1:13:46 AM

US Open: Paes, Dlouhy upset Bryan brothers to enter doubles final
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic overcame a stiff challenge from top seeds American brothers Bob and Mike 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6) to storm into the finals of men's doubles in the US Open tennis tournament here Wednesday.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 12:31:04 AM

NASA unveils first images from revamped Hubble
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) NASA scientists Wednesday unveiled the first images taken by a revamped Hubble telescope, providing even crisper pictures of distant stars and galaxies.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 12:26:12 AM

Paes, Dlouhy in US Open doubles final
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic upset top seeds American brothers Bob and Mike 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(8) to storm into the finals of men's doubles in the US Open tennis tournament here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 11:36:01 PM

World over-armed, peace under-funded: Ban Ki-moon
Mexico City, Sep 9 (DPA) Noting that disarmament is back on the global agenda, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon cautioned Wednesday that the 'world is over-armed and peace is under-funded'.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 11:03:29 PM

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