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Dresdner Bank obtains banking licence in India
Frankfurt, April 10 (DPA) Germany's Dresdner Bank announced plans Thursday to open its first branch in Mumbai next year after being granted a licence by the Reserve Bank of India.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 11:29:54 PM

EU parliament condemns Chinese repression in Tibet
Brussels, April 10 (DPA) The European Parliament Thursday passed a resolution condemning the 'brutal repression' by China in last month's crackdown on Tibetan protests.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:41:12 PM

Ulster peace pact hailed as way to conflict resolution
Belfast/London, April 10 (DPA) Politicians marking the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement Thursday hailed the accord as an example for conflict resolution around the world.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:12:28 PM

China says no to visit by UN human rights expert
Geneva, April 10 (DPA) China has rejected a request by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, to visit Tibet in April, a UN spokesman confirmed Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:12:11 PM

Russian Soyuz spacecraft docks with ISS
Moscow, April 10 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Soyuz-FG carrier spacecraft carrying two Russian crewmembers and the first South Korean astronaut has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Russia's Mission Control said Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:11:51 PM

192 militants killed in Russia's North Caucasus in 2007
Grozny (Russia), April 10 (RIA Novosti) A total of 192 militants and armed gang members were killed and more than 700 arrested in anti-terrorist operations in Russia's North Caucasus last year, a deputy interior minister said Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:11:30 PM

Russia bans Turkish Islamic outfit Nurcular
Moscow, April 10 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Supreme Court has ruled that Turkish Islamic organization Nurcular is an extremist organization, and has banned its activities in the country.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:11:08 PM

World's oldest, 8,000 years old tree found in Sweden
Stockholm, April 10 (RIA Novosti) Scientists in northern Sweden believe they have discovered the world's oldest living tree dating back nearly 8,000 years, local media said Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:10:46 PM

British court terms as illegal move to drop Saudi arms probe
London, April 10 (DPA) A British court ruled Thursday that a government-backed decision to drop a corruption inquiry into a multi-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia in 2006 was unlawful.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 9:16:28 PM

IPCC to prepare new assessment report on climate change
Budapest, April 10 (DPA) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Nobel Peace Prize winning UN body, has agreed to bring out its next major assessment report by 2014, its chairman Rajendra Pachauri of India said Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 8:29:23 PM

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