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Lindt chocolate sees more bitter 2009 ahead
Geneva, March 17 (DPA) Lindt & Spruengli, the Swiss chocolate manufacturer, said Tuesday it would not meet profit and growth targets this year due to the global economic downturn.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 2:12:06 PM

World lost 70 mn hectares of forest in 15 years: UN
Rome, March 17 (Xinhua) The world has lost more than 70 million hectares of forests between 1990 and 2005, the UN said in a report.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 1:56:58 PM

Copenhagen aims to be first carbon neutral capital
Copenhagen, March 17 (IANS) The capital of Denmark has set itself the ambitious target of becoming the world's first carbon-neutral capital by 2025 by bringing its net carbon dioxide emissions down to zero.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 1:04:09 PM

Natasha Richardson suffers 'traumatic brain injury' in skiing accident
London, March 17 (IANS) British actress Natasha Richardson is reportedly in a critical condition after suffering a serious head injury while skiing in Quebec, Canada.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:41:39 PM

Goldstein sues plane company
London, March 17 (IANS) Adam 'DJ AM' Goldstein has joined pal Travis Barker in suing the company who owned the Learjet which almost became his fiery coffin last year.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:41:27 PM

Rihanna dismisses talk of 'The Bodyguard' remake
London, March 17 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has shot down rumours that she is in talks to remake Whitney Houston's 1992 classic 'The Bodyguard'.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 11:53:23 AM

Sri Lanka situation risky and dangerous: EU official
Brussels, March 17 (IANS) The situation in Sri Lanka was 'very risky and dangerous', a senior EU official has said.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 11:32:27 AM

India can build ships in Trinidad & Tobago: Envoy
Port-of-Spain, March 17 (IANS) India can help to build ships in Trinidad and Tobago, which has retained a 'strong economy' despite the global slowdown, as it looks to widen ties with this Caribbean nation, nearly half of whose people are of Indian origin.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 10:31:35 AM

I would like to live longer: Spanish author at age 103
Madrid, March 17 (EFE) Spanish novelist Francisco Ayala, who turned 103 Monday, says he would like to live quite a while longer, adding what keeps him going is his active interest in the modern world, including new developments of the information age like Facebook.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 8:16:12 AM

UN expert slams North Korea's 'grim' rights record
Geneva, March 17 (DPA) North Korea's implementation of human rights was 'grim' and the situation remains 'dire and desperate', a special UN expert on the isolated country said Monday, calling for immediate policy changes to ameliorate food shortages.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:04:15 AM

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