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Nobel laureate Kim Dae Jung dead
Seoul, Aug 18 (DPA) Nobel laureate and former South Korean president Kim Dae Jung, 83, died Tuesday, the Yonhap news agency said, quoting hospital sources.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:57:58 AM

Family quarrels can trigger headaches among kids
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Family quarrels and a lack of free time can bring on headaches among children, says a new study.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:25:49 AM

Afghan mission is 'war of necessity', says Obama
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said the mission in Afghanistan was 'a war of necessity' as Al Qaeda was still plotting against the US.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 10:59:24 AM

Gun-totting man at Obama's rally raises safety fears
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Within a week, yet another man showed up with an assault rifle outside the venue of President Barack Obama's meetings, raising concerns about the safety of the first black president in US history.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 9:53:57 AM

BlackBerry is world's fastest growing company: Fortune
Toronto, Aug 18 (IANS) BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) tops Fortune magazine's list of the world's 100 fastest-growing companies.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 9:40:58 AM

NRI meeting to seek changes in Indian property laws
New York, Aug 18 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) will pressure the Indian government to amend property laws to protect the interests of NRIs at its annual conference here this week.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 9:07:36 AM

Obama condemns suicide attack in Russian Caucasus
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama condemned the terrorist attacks in Russia's Caucasus region Monday that killed at least 20 people.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 6:39:16 AM

Mexico unveils statue of first swine flu victim
La Gloria (Mexico), Aug 18 (EFE) A statue of Edgar Hernandez Hernandez, a boy who is believed to have been the first person in the world to be infected with the (A)H1N1 virus, was unveiled over the weekend in a community in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 6:17:13 AM

Firefighters work to contain California blazes
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) Firefighters Monday had largely contained a wildfire near Santa Barbara, California and were working to contain another near Santa Cruz.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 4:34:27 AM

Hackers indicted for stealing 130 mn credit card numbers
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) A Miami resident was charged with stealing 130 million credit and debit card numbers in what the Justice Department described Monday as the largest data breach ever in the United States.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 2:26:26 AM

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