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Russia could help in resolution of Syrian conflict: US expert
Washington, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) While an internationally brokered resolution of the Syrian conflict may not yet be within sight, Russia is in a position to play a crucial role in pushing the Syrian elites to accept a transition process, an American expert has said.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 9:04:01 PM

Vietnam suspends vaccine after 9 kids die
Hanoi, May 9 (IANS) Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since November 2012, state media reported.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 7:03:57 PM

Sao Paulo World Cup stadium delay upsets FIFA
Rio de Janeiro, May 9 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA admitted concern over delays in the construction of Sao Paulo's 2014 World Cup Stadium.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 6:25:59 PM

Walnut's heart benefit decoded
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Scientists now know the additional ways the components of walnuts and their extracts lower risks of heart diseases.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 5:21:59 PM

Two accused of killing Indo-Canadian woman face new charges
Toronto, May 9 (IANS) New charges have been laid against two of the four Indo-Canadian men accused of killing an Indo-Canadian woman in 2009 at Abbotsford in Canada's province of British Columbia.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 2:18:04 PM

Charlie Brown's voice artist gets probation
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Peter Robbins, who used to lend his voice to Charlie Brown, was sentenced to jail for stalking his ex-girlfriend and her plastic surgeon.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 2:00:01 PM

Jail stint changed Mark Wahlberg's life
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg says after his jail stint at the age of 16, he decided to change and look for a right path for himself.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:58:02 PM

Lil Wayne tired of coping with seizures
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) American rapper Lil Wayne hopes to find a cure for his seizures, which happen without any warning.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:50:07 PM

Former champion Schlager to play in World TT Championships
Vienna, May 9 (IANS) Austrian star Werner Schlager has said he would participate in the World Table Tennis Championships starting in Paris on Monday.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:50:04 PM

Hulk smashes referee's door after Zenit defeat
St. Petersburg, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg striker Hulk broke the door to the referee's changing room after his team lost a Russian Cup semifinal Wednesday, a source with knowledge of the situation has told R-Sport.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:32:02 PM

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