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Honduran government orders curfew to block Zelaya's return
Tegucigalpa, July 25 (Xinhua) Honduras Friday imposed a curfew at its borders with Nicaragua and EL Salvador apparently to block ousted President Manuel Zelaya's return to the country.

Saturday, July 25, 2009 3:00:39 AM

US to conduct major anti-terror exercise
Washington, July 25 (Xinhua) The US law enforcement and intelligence agencies will conduct a massive anti-terrorism exercise in the country in collaboration with four other nations, officials said Friday.

Saturday, July 25, 2009 2:15:04 AM

No apology for 'stupid' remark, but maybe a beer: Obama
Washington, July 25 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Friday moved to quell a racial firestorm over his remarks about the arrest of a black Harvard professor, saying he had called the white police officer in question to discuss the issue.

Saturday, July 25, 2009 1:44:53 AM

US transfers $200 mn in aid to Palestinians
Washington, July 25 (DPA) The US has transferred $200 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority to help it fill a serious budget shortfall, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Friday.

Saturday, July 25, 2009 12:44:24 AM

ISI must stop fomenting chaos in Kashmir, says Admiral Mullen
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The top most US military official has said Pakistan's spy agency ISI has been 'fomenting chaos' in Kashmir and advised Islamabad to restrain it.

Friday, July 24, 2009 9:44:38 PM

'Indian VIP exemption list does not mirror US requirements'
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Backing Continental Airlines on the controversial screening of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the US agency responsible for security of US transportation systems has made it clear that it cannot accept an Indian list exempting VIPs from security checks.

Friday, July 24, 2009 8:39:37 PM

Indian 'net predator' in US faces hearing Friday
Washington, July 24 (IANS) A 30-year-old Indian engineer faces preliminary hearing Friday on charges of soliciting sex from a minor via the Internet while US authorities, citing his case, have warned parents to be on the watch for online predators.

Friday, July 24, 2009 6:59:38 PM

Obama, Clinton differ in courting India: Forbes columnist
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Suggesting a foreign policy rift between President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a Forbes columnist says her trip to India 'is Clinton's way of literally and figuratively distancing herself from Obama'.

Friday, July 24, 2009 6:03:00 PM

4 women allegedly slain by own family in possible `honour killing'
Montreal, July 24 (DPA) Canadian authorities have charged an Afghan immigrant, his wife and their oldest son with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of three Montreal sisters and an older female relative.

Friday, July 24, 2009 2:48:02 PM

Ericsson also bidding for Nortel's wireless business
Toronto, July 24 (IANS) Sweden's Ericsson has entered the bid to acquire the next-generation wireless business of Nortel.

Friday, July 24, 2009 2:04:32 PM

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