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Vijender assures India of another Olympic medal
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Kumar assured India of a medal after beating Ecuador's Carlos Gongora in the middleweight (75kg) category to move into the semifinals of the event at the Olympics here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 7:33:48 PM

Russia delays troop pullout from Georgia to weekend
Tbilisi (Georgia), Aug 20 (DPA) Russia's army Wednesday continued its occupation of two enclaves in Georgia as Kremlin officials claimed they would accelerate what they said was an already in-progress withdrawal.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 7:18:42 PM

Poland, US sign missile shield pact
Warsaw, Aug 20 (DPA) Poland and the US Wednesday sealed a deal to set up a missile defence base on Polish soil.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 6:08:45 PM

Abkhahzia to appeal to Russia for recognition
Valdikavkaz (Russia), Aug 20 (DPA) Georgia's rebel region of Abkhazia will send a formal appeal with Moscow to be recognized as an independent state, the parliamentary speaker for the autonomous region told news agency Interfax.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 6:07:59 PM

Twin bombs kill at least 11 in Algeria
Algiers/Paris, Aug 20 (DPA) In the latest of a series of terror bombings, twin blasts Wednesday claimed at least 11 lives in the city of Bouira, the Algeria's interior ministry and local authorities reported.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 6:05:41 PM

British fund launched for Gujarat terror victims
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A prominent ruling party MP in Britain has launched a fund for the families of those who were killed or wounded in last month's bombings in Gujarat, calling it a 'resounding message against terrorism'.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 6:04:56 PM

Tata's Jaguar wins prestigious car award
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Jaguar has won its first major car award since being taken over by Tata Motors, beating a string of fancied rivals.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 6:01:19 PM

Poland, US sign missile shield pact
Warsaw, Aug 20 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her Polish counterpart Radoslaw Sikorski Wednesday signed an agreement to deploy a global missile shield in this East European country.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 5:30:09 PM

Syria calls for stronger military ties with Moscow
Moscow, Aug 20 (DPA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Wednesday accused the West of spreading 'total disinformation' in an effort to isolate Russia after its conflict with Georgia, and pledged to expand military ties with Moscow.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 5:25:15 PM

Jade Goody breaks down on return to London
London, Aug 20 (IANS) British television star Jade Goody, diagnosed with cervical cancer, broke down in tears as she arrived here Tuesday night after cutting short her appearance in an Indian reality show.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 3:18:23 PM

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