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15 nations for ophthalmology meet in Cuba
Havana, May 22 (IANS) The 7th International Ophthalmology Congress, to be held here June 29-31, will draw experts from 15 countries, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:36:58 PM

Women's Asia Cup qualifier: Myanmar edge past India 2-0
West Bank, May 22 (IANS) Myanmar rode two first half goals from Naw Phaw and Khin Moe Wai to edge past India in their first Group D encounter of the AFC Women's Asian Cup football qualifiers at the Faisal Al Huseni Stadium here.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:33:05 PM

Microsoft unveils new all-in-one Xbox console
Washington, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Microsoft unveiled a new Xbox console Tuesday that represents a major upgrade on the US-market-leading Xbox 360 model.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:29:14 PM

Puerto Rico teacher, prison guard held for child porn
San Juan, May 22 (IANS/EFE) A teacher and a prison guard were arrested in Puerto Rico in separate cases of child pornography, the US attorney in San Juan, Rosa Emilia Rodriguez, announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:07:04 PM

Paulina Rubio to be judge on `X Factor'
Miami, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Paulina Rubio will join the panel of judges for the popular Fox television show "The X Factor" next season, the Mexican singer's representative announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 11:53:01 AM

Brazil's Embraer to sell 40 jets to US airline
Rio de Janeiro, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said Tuesday it reached a deal to sell 40 E175 passenger jets to US airline SkyWest for nearly $1.7 billion.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 11:49:02 AM

Mexican firm to acquire US wireless operator
Mexico City, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Mexican telecommunications giant America Movil says it has agreed to buy US mobile operator Start Wireless Group for an undisclosed amount.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 11:19:07 AM

Cuba permits individuals to import mopeds
Havana, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Cuban customs authorities have authorized individuals to import electric appliances and mopeds in a resolution eliminating the prohibition on such imports that had been in force since 2005.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 11:00:59 AM

India, US to cooperate on law enforcement issues
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to work together institutionally to ensure the best possible outcomes within the laws of the two countries on issues relating to law enforcement, counter terrorism and judicial processes.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10:30:59 AM

Tornado spanned length of 22 soccer fields
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Residents of suburban Oklahoma were returning home as rescue workers neared the end of the search for survivors and the dead after a mammoth tornado - said to be as wide as 22 football fields - flattened countless homes and claimed 24 lives, including nine children.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9:58:58 AM

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