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Most Russians want Lenin's body removed from Red Square
Moscow, Jan 21 (RIA Novosti) An opinion poll has shown that two- thirds of Russians believe that the embalmed body of the Russian communist leader Vladimir Lenin should be removed from its mausoleum on Red Square and buried.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 9:33:23 AM

Spanish PM sees ascent of Obama as opportunity for peace
Madrid, Jan 21 (IANS) The inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the US 'opens an opportunity that we will not squander,' Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:56:08 AM

IAEA probes Arab complaint about Israel weapons
Vienna, Jan 21 (DPA) Arabic states have filed charges with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that the weapons Israel used in its recent offensive in the Gaza Strip contained partially-enriched uranium, an official said Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 6:54:45 AM

Three killed as air force planes collide in Spain
Madrid, Jan 21 (IANS) Three Spanish Air Force officers have been killed as two combat planes collided during a routine training maneuver in the central province of Albacete, according to the defence ministry.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 5:24:03 AM

World leaders greet Obama inauguration with hope, caution
Berlin, Jan 21 (DPA) World leaders lined up Tuesday to pay tributes to Barack Obama on the occasion of his inauguration as the 44th President of the US, with the new president drawing comments from America's allies across the globe - as well as from current enemies.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:37:40 AM

EU calls for stronger transatlantic ties under Obama
Brussels, Jan 21 (DPA) The European Commission, executive body of the European Union (EU), President Jose Manuel Barroso has urged US President Barack Obama and European leaders to deepen their transatlantic ties at a time of 'great challenges'.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:37:16 AM

Pope Benedict offers prayers for Obama's success
Vatican City, Jan 21 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI in a telegram has offered US President Barack Obama prayers that God may grant him 'unfailing wisdom and strength' in carrying out his new responsibilities.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:31:06 AM

Britain's queen and Gordon Brown send good wishes to Obama
London, Jan 21 (DPA) Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Gordon Brown Tuesday sent messages of support to US President Barack Obama as parties were held across Britain to mark the handover of power in the US.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:25:36 AM

Pakistanis detained on charges of financing terrorism
Madrid/Barcelona, Jan 20 (DPA) Spanish police Tuesday detained six Pakistanis on suspicion of tax evasion and of financing Islamist terrorism, judicial sources said.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:54:10 PM

Obama has the makings of a Gandhi: Maya Angelou
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Maya Angelou, one of America's foremost living poet, says Barack Obama can be a great leader, just like Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 9:33:03 PM

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