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Russia voices concern over Iranian rocket test
Moscow, Feb 6 (Xinhua) Russia Wednesday expressed concern over Iran's test-launch of Kavosghar-1 (Explorer-1) rocket, saying it will raise suspicion over the Islamic country's nuclear programme.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 7:51:44 PM

Dutch PM reprimands finance minister over Obama
Brussels, Feb 6 (Xinhua) Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende has reproached Finance Minister Wouter Bos for expressing his preference for US presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:49:18 PM

Italy's parliament dissolved, fresh polls in April
Rome, Fen 6 (DPA) Italian President Giorgio Napolitano Wednesday announced he had 'regrettably' dissolved Italy's parliament, paving the way for a snap election without first reforming the country's electoral law.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:40:14 PM

UN to probe alleged violations in Kenya
Geneva, Fen 6 (DPA) The United Nations Wednesday said it has sent a mission to Kenya to assess allegations of grave human rights violations during weeks of violence sparked by disputed elections.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:39:31 PM

Spanish sleuths mistook Pakistani leader's kin for terrorists
Madrid, Feb 6 (DPA) The Spanish secret service CNI mistook relatives of a top Pakistani politician for terrorists, prompting the British police to detain them in London, Spanish press reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:29:52 PM

Environmentalists decry Spanish firm megadams in Chile
Madrid, Feb 6 (IANS) Several environmental groups have protested a proposed project of Spanish energy giant Endesa S.A. to build five 'megadams' in Chile's portion of Patagonia, saying that hydroelectric plants would destroy important ecosystems.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:28:35 PM

Norwegian Prime Minister to visit India
Stockholm, Feb 6 (Xinhua) Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will be visiting India in the first leg of his two-nation tour that will also include Nepal, according to a statement posted on the website of the office of the prime minister.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:15:34 PM

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, spiritual empire builder, dies (Second Lead)
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the man who turned the world on to meditation and yoga, has died at his retreat in the Netherlands after setting his multi-billion-dollar global empire in order.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 4:46:17 PM

Serbia deadlocked over deal with EU
Belgrade, Feb 6 (DPA) The Serbian government was deadlocked and appeared on the verge of collapse Wednesday over a deal that would bring it closer to membership of European Union (EU).

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 4:16:44 PM

Austria waiting for a football miracle
Vienna, Feb 6 (DPA) Austria would love to beat archrival Germany in a friendly football international Wednesday night. Or does it?

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 1:04:38 PM

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