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Let the sea rise, say the Dutch
Salzburg (Austria), July 27 (IANS) Seventy percent of the Netherlands is below the sea, making it more vulnerable than any other country to climate change-triggered rising sea levels. The Dutch plan to deal with this national threat in a unique way - by adapting to the rise rather than trying to halt it.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 1:02:52 PM

Irish property buys in India cancelled over stricter laws
London, July 27 (IANS) An overseas property agent has returned deposits of Irish buyers who invested in properties in India on the ground that tightened laws made it difficult for people of non-Indian origin to buy immovable properties there.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 12:57:53 PM

Christian Bale sick of sex symbol status
London, July 27 (IANS) Batman star Christian Bale says he is tired of people labelling him a sex symbol.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 11:48:41 AM

Death threats for Serbian president over Karadzic's arrest
Belgrade, July 26 (DPA) After the arrest of war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic, Serbian President Boris Tadic has received death threats, the president's office confirmed Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 11:58:40 PM

War crime suspect Karadzic to be extradited Wednesday
Belgrade, July 26 (DPA) Former Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic will be extradited to the UN war crimes court in The Hague either Wednesday or Thursday, his lawyer said Saturday but refused to say whether he had filed an appeal to the extradition.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 10:15:36 PM

Kevin Petersen has reservation on going to Pakistan
London, July 26 (IANS) England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has joined the growing band of players who are against travelling to strife-torn Pakistan for the Champions Trophy in September.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 10:12:13 PM

Nigerian militants hold oil workers to ransom
Moscow, July 26 (RIA Novosti) Militants have taken hostage five crew members of an oil vessel at the southern Nigerian port of Harcourt.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 10:09:46 PM

Russian prosecutors summon CEO of Russian-British oil joint venture
Moscow, July 26 (RIA Novosti) The CEO of Russian-British oil venture TNK-BP Robert Dudley has been summoned by prosecutors here, the company said Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 10:09:16 PM

Humpy top seed at North Urals Cup chess
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Koneru Humpy, the No. 2 women's chess player in the world, is the top seed in the Super tournament North Urals Cup, an event she won three years ago. Humpy is the highest rated player in the eight-women tournament, the strongest after the world championships.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 8:07:41 PM

US needs overseas partners to resolve domestic problems: Obama
London, July 26 (Xinhua) The US needs the help of overseas partners to solve its domestic problems, US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said here Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 7:23:21 PM

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