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Cuba producing sugar with new technology
Havana, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Cuba has begun to employ a new technology to produce white sugar, a measure that improves its quality, avoids the refining process and reduces the cost of manufacture, a media report said Sunday.

Monday, February 06, 2012 10:56:01 AM

India hangs up on investor confidence, says Time
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian Supreme Court''s decision to cancel 122 controversial mobile phone licenses has opened up a new round of scepticism about India as a destination for foreign investment, according to Time magazine.

Monday, February 06, 2012 10:18:42 AM

Julio Iglesias to hold concerts in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will hold a series of concerts in Argentina.

Monday, February 06, 2012 10:10:51 AM

Animal rights activists protest bullfighting in Colombia
Bogota, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Some 180 half-naked people in the northwestern city of Medellin positioned themselves to form the word "stop" to demand an end to bullfighting in Colombia.

Monday, February 06, 2012 9:54:51 AM

58 Mexicans die of flu
Mexico City, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) A total of 58 people have died of flu in Mexico so far this year. The deaths were caused by different strains of flu virus, the predominant one being swine flu.

Monday, February 06, 2012 8:33:41 AM

Joan Rivers had over 700 surgical operations
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (IANS) American comedian Joan Rivers claims she has had a total of 739 surgical procedures.

Monday, February 06, 2012 2:36:19 AM

Jessie J to snog Rihanna, Sheeran
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (IANS) British singer Jessie J says that she will snog pop stars Rihanna and Ed Sheeran if she wins three Brit awards.

Monday, February 06, 2012 12:41:10 AM

Over 6,000 apply for NASA Astronaut Corps
Houston, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 6,000 individuals have applied for joining NASA''s Astronaut Corps, twice as many as the US space agency usually receives, NASA said Sunday.

Sunday, February 05, 2012 8:20:14 PM

Concerned India backs democracy transition in Syria (Intro Roundup)
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) India has voted for an Arab and Western-backed UN resolution denouncing the violent crackdown in Syria and calling for a democratic transition, but Russia and China vetoed it, saying it amounted to advocating a regime change.

Sunday, February 05, 2012 5:22:23 PM

Excerpts from UN Syrian resolution
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Excerpts from the UN Security Council resolution on Syria that India voted for but was vetoed by Russia and China:

Sunday, February 05, 2012 3:48:04 PM

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