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NATO strike in Pakistan a tragedy: White House
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) The White House Monday said that the NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was a 'tragedy', and vowed to carry out a probe into the incident.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:24:47 AM

Hamilton-Massa embrace each other as F1 season ends
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Nov 28 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Felipe Massa have called truce after sharing some tense moments in the Forumula One seaon where they collided with each other on five occasions.

Monday, November 28, 2011 7:19:34 PM

Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain
Havana, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer, which was created by scientists at Cuba's Centre for Molecular Immunology, will be tested in Britain.

Monday, November 28, 2011 2:13:33 PM

Dwayne Bravo to take part in Big Bash
Port-of-Spain (Trinidad), Nov 28 (IANS-CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who was recently sidelined with an ankle injury, is to play in the Australia Big Bash Twenty-20 League next month.

Monday, November 28, 2011 2:08:05 PM

134 Brazilian prisoners escape in two jailbreaks
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS) Some 134 prisoners escaped in two separate jailbreaks in Brazil over the weekend, police officials said Sunday.

Monday, November 28, 2011 11:34:51 AM

Bicycle-powered Christmas tree lighted in Mexico
Puebla, Mexico, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A Christmas tree whose 8,000 lights get their electricity from the kinetic energy of 15 bicycles has been lighted in the Mexican state of Puebla, officials said Sunday.

Monday, November 28, 2011 11:09:58 AM

Mana captivates fans in Chile
Santiago, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) Mexican Latino rock band Mana appeared before a delighted crowd in this capital's La Florida stadium, giving a romantic and electrifying concert in which they reviewed their hits and the new numbers from their 'Drama y Luz' album.

Monday, November 28, 2011 10:48:05 AM

Brazil lights world's largest floating Christmas tree
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The world's largest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rio de Janeiro, marking the official start of the holiday season in the Brazilian city.

Monday, November 28, 2011 10:36:57 AM

Three women, child killed in Argentine apartment
Buenos Aires, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of three women and an 11-year-old girl were found in an apartment in the Argentine city of La Plata, police said Sunday.

Monday, November 28, 2011 10:32:32 AM

Petrobras reports gas leak at drilling platform
Sao Paulo, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A 'minimal amount' of gas leaked at a drilling platform off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state in the Campos basin, Brazil's main oil-producing area, but there was no danger of a fire or explosion, state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said.

Monday, November 28, 2011 10:23:37 AM

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