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US house prices rise
Washington, March 22 (IANS) US house prices maintained a moderate growth in January on a seasonally-adjusted basis, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported.

Friday, March 22, 2013 1:08:17 PM

Tottenham's Sandro in Brazil for knee treatment
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Sandro has returned to Brazil to deal with his knee injury.

Friday, March 22, 2013 1:04:03 PM

Vancouver to host FIFA women's World Cup final
Vancouver, March 22 (IANS) Vancouver was named host city for the final of the FIFA women's World Cup in Canada.

Friday, March 22, 2013 1:04:03 PM

1,800 children die daily from unsafe water: Unicef
United Nations, March 22 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said that almost 90 percent of death of children from diarrhoeal diseases are directly linked to contaminated water, lack of sanitation, or inadequate hygiene.

Friday, March 22, 2013 12:30:08 PM

Brazil expects positive outcome at BRICS summit
Brasilia, March 22 (IANS) Brazil hopes for positive outcome at the upcoming BRICS summit as the five-nation bloc is expected to reach a variety of agreements to promote multilateral cooperation and strategic partnership, a minister said.

Friday, March 22, 2013 12:28:04 PM

Ex-Miss Universe to participate in new soap opera
San Juan, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Miss Universe 2006, Puerto Rico's Zuleyka Rivera, has announced that she will participate in the new soap opera "Cosita linda", which will begin filming in May in Miami.

Friday, March 22, 2013 11:38:30 AM

PETA sponsors rescued chicken for Ricky Martin
Los Angeles, March 22 (IANS/EFE) The Latino arm of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said it is sponsoring a rescued chicken in honour of superstar Ricky Martin embracing vegetarianism.

Friday, March 22, 2013 11:26:03 AM

Miami Fashion Week showcases work of 60 designers
Miami, March 22 (IANS/EFE) The 15th Miami Fashion Week is underway, showcasing the work of more than 60 designers and with Spanish actress Ana Obregon as its official face.

Friday, March 22, 2013 11:26:03 AM

Biden demands courage from US Congress on gun control
New York, March 22 (IANS/EFE) US Vice President Joe Biden Thursday demanded "courage" from Congress in approving gun control measures that would include a ban on assault rifles.

Friday, March 22, 2013 10:46:03 AM

Journalist gunned down in Guatemala
Guatemala City, March 22 (IANS/EFE) A journalist with Nuestro Diario newspaper was fatally shot in the eastern Guatemalan province of Jutiapa, the publication said Thursday.

Friday, March 22, 2013 10:38:03 AM

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