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Georgian assault on South Ossetia akin to 9/11: Medvedev
Moscow, Sep 12 (DPA) President Dmitry Medvedev Friday compared 9/11 terrorist attacks with the trigger for last month's war with Georgia, a day after the US commemorated those who died in the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Friday, September 12, 2008 10:12:54 PM

Russia has enough gas, Medvedev assures Europe
Moscow, Sep 12 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev dismissed speculation Friday that his country would not have enough natural gas for European consumers and pledged to launch new fields if the market grows.

Friday, September 12, 2008 8:24:25 PM

IAEA concludes Libya nuclear weapons investigation
Vienna, Sep 12 (DPA) Another dark chapter of Libya's contentious relations with the world community was closed Friday, as the UN nuclear watchdog said all outstanding issues on Tripoli's past nuclear weapons programme had been solved.

Friday, September 12, 2008 8:23:00 PM

Russian foreign minister's 'f-word' irks Miliband
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who is known as the fearsome face of his country's new aggressive foreign policy, has irked his British counterpart David Miliband with a tirade of four-letter abuse when the duo discussed about Georgia, a British newspaper reported Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2008 7:36:19 PM

Scotland destroys GM seeds with 'very serious risk'
London, Sep 12 (IANS) The Scottish government Friday ordered an immediate halt to scientific trials from a batch of genetically modified (GM) rapeseed, saying they could have posed a 'very serious risk' to the environment.

Friday, September 12, 2008 5:47:16 PM

NATO diplomats to visit Georgia despite Russian objection
Riga, Sep 12 (DPA) Diplomats from NATO countries will visit Georgia next week despite Russian objections to the show of support for the country's pro-Western government, the alliance's top official said Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2008 5:45:13 PM

Libya capable of producing 10 kg plutonium a year: IAEA
Vienna, Sep 12 (DPA) Before stopping its nuclear weapons programme in 2003, Libya obtained more sensitive technical information than was previously known, a confidential report by the UN nuclear watchdog said Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2008 5:40:42 PM

Palin doesn't rule out war with Russia over Georgia
Moscow, Sep 12 (RIA Novosti) Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said Georgia should be admitted to NATO, and that the US could go to war with Russia if it again attacks the South Caucasus state.

Friday, September 12, 2008 4:55:04 PM

Britons hit - on air, rail and road
London, Sep 12 (IANS) British travellers and commuters were hit hard on a chaotic Friday after the collapse of one its largest tour operators and a fire in the rail tunnel connecting Britain with mainland Europe.

Friday, September 12, 2008 3:58:17 PM

Cellphones can be valuable learning tool
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Mobile phones can be highly distracting at times, so much so that most school teachers impose a blanket ban on their use by pupils in classrooms. However, Nottingham University (NU) researchers have come up with new evidence to suggest that cellphones can be a powerful learning tool.

Friday, September 12, 2008 1:38:28 PM

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