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Dalai Lama enters crucifix debate in Italy
Rome, Nov 19 (IANS/AKI) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has rejected a decision by the European Court of Human Rights opposing the display of the crucifix in school classrooms in officially secular Italy, saying it is important to maintain traditions.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 10:51:26 AM

Uruguay secure last World Cup berth
Montevideo, Nov 19 (DPA) Uruguay secured the last available berth for South Africa 2010 football World Cup by defeating Costa Rica 2-1 on aggregate in the playoffs.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 7:51:14 AM

Portugal beat Bosnia to qualify for South Africa
Zenica (Bosnia), Nov 19 (DPA) Porto midfielder Raul Meireles was the hero for Portugal as his side beat a 10-member Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 to qualify for next year's football World Cup finals in South Africa.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 6:32:11 AM

EU budget for 2010 to increase by six percent
Brussels, Nov 19 (DPA) Following tough negotiations, European Union (EU) governments and the European Parliament have agreed on the bloc's budget for 2010.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 6:31:56 AM

Enke honoured as Germany draw with Ivory Coast
Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Nov 19 (DPA) Germany goalkeeper Robert Enke was remembered by players from both sides ahead of a friendly football match that Germany drew 2-2 with the Ivory Coast.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 6:15:19 AM

Russia pledges 25 percent emissions cut by 2020
Stockholm, Nov 19 (RIA Novosti) Russia aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 25 percent below the 1990 level by 2020, President Dmitry Medvedev told an EU-Russia summit here Thursday.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 3:41:48 AM

Poland back to winning ways, Serbia end South Korea's run
Hamburg, Nov 19 (DPA) Poland coach Franciszek Smuda got his first victory against Canada Wednesday while South Korea's 27-match unbeaten run in international football came to an end with a 1-0 defeat to Serbia in a friendly match played in London.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 2:40:46 AM

Iran threatens IAEA ahead of inspection of new site
Vienna, Nov 19 (DPA) An Iranian diplomat threatened Wednesday to withhold cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency's probe of a new nuclear site if the IAEA pushes too hard for information, participants at an agency meeting in Vienna said.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 2:40:31 AM

EU, Russia sign pacts to develop border regions
Brussels, Nov 19 (IANS) Officials of the European Union (EU) and Russia have signed a series of agreements here to boost socio-economic development in border regions.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 2:20:28 AM

Germany to extend Afghanistan mission
Berlin, Nov 19 (IANS) Germany has decided to extend its military mission in Afghanistan for another year. The current mandate will expire Dec 13.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 2:03:37 AM

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