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Canadian woman scribe released by Afghan captors
Toronto, Nov 9 (IANS) A Canadian woman journalist, who was abducted Oct 12 in Afghanistan, has been released by her captors, media reports said here Sunday.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 1:20:53 PM

Emerging economies to jointly fight financial crisis
Sao Paulo, Nov 9 (Xinhua) World's four fastest-growing economies would take measures to reduce the impact of the global financial turmoil, Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has said.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 1:18:22 PM

World Bank to have greater presence of developing economies
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 9 (Xinhua) World Bank chief Robert Zoellick has said that the institution is looking forward to larger participation of the developing countries in its decision-making process.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 1:13:10 PM

Obama will move immediately on economic crisis
Washington, Nov 9 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama has pledged to move toward resolving the country's financial woes 'immediately' after taking office in January, saying the nation was facing its worst economic crisis in a lifetime.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 12:38:19 PM

Haiti building collapse toll rises to 84
Port-au-Prince, Nov 9 (DPA) As rescue workers continued to dig through the rubble, the number of dead early Sunday had reached 84 in the collapse of a Haitian school as special rescue teams from the US and France rushed to help to survivors from the rubble.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 11:49:11 AM

Hurricane Paloma hits Cuba
Miami, Nov 9 (IANS) Hurricane Paloma with wind speed of 195 km an hour hit the central Cuban province of Camaguey late Saturday, EFE news agency reported.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 11:16:48 AM

Obama's election demonstrates maturity of American democracy (Comment)
The victory of Barack Obama in the US presidential elections signifies once again the depth and maturity of American democracy. For a country which until the early 1920s didn't allow women to vote and had seen multiple suffrage movements to disband all restrictions on race, religion and property to exercise the right to vote, having an African American president is indeed revolutionary.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 11:10:39 AM

US shares 'common ground' with EU on financial turmoil
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Heading into this weekend summit of world's 20 largest industrialised nations and emerging economies, the US says it shares some 'common ground' with European Union leaders on how to address the financial turmoil.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:48:36 AM

India, Oman to turn ties into mighty strategic partnership: PM
Muscat, Nov 9 (IANS) India and Oman will work to turn their current bilateral relationship into a "mighty strategic partnership", according to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:25:58 AM

Obama presses for action on his plan to jumpstart economy
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS)Picking up the theme from his first news conference, US President-elect Barack Obama used his first radio address since winning the presidency to press for action on his proposals to restore the economy.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:08:40 AM

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