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Jenna Bush's lush, private wedding lifts dad's spirits(Lead)
Washington, May 11 (DPA) Presidential daughter Jenna Bush donned an Oscar de la Renta dress of embroidered and beaded organza and married her long-time boyfriend Henry Hager under the Texas stars.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 1:33:22 PM

The latest must have - sunglasses with built-in digital camera
New York, May 11 (DPA) Want to take a photo immediately? No photo opportunity will be lost if you have a pair of sunglasses with an integrated digital camera.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 1:13:30 PM

In Neruda's Chile, good education eludes masses
Santiago, May 11 (IANS) In Chile - the land of literary giants like Pablo Neruda and Gabriela Mistral - its young citizens strangely do not have a great affinity for books. The government's attempts to reintroduce the writers have not had many takers.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 10:03:00 AM

Cuban blogger says her travel ban speaks Cuban truth
Havana, May 11 (DPA) When Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez was awarded the Spanish journalism prize Ortega y Gasset, she had to celebrate it from her home in Havana. She could not travel to receive it in Madrid last month because she did not get the necessary exit permit from Cuban authorities.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 7:24:00 AM

US urges election monitors for Zimbabwe runoff
Washington, May 11 (DPA) The White House Saturday urged provisions for election and human rights monitors during a runoff vote in the southern African country Zimbabwe.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 7:07:22 AM

Bush daughter's wedding is low key affair
Washington, May 11 (DPA) The secrecy wrap around US President George W. Bush's daughter Jenna's wedding was so tight that even the restaurant owner for Friday's rehearsal dinner wasn't told until a day before, media reports said Saturday.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 6:51:56 AM

US condemns attack by rebels near Khartoum
Washington, May 11 (DPA) The US Saturday condemned an attack by Sudanese rebels near Khartoum and warned the aggression threatened efforts by the international community to resolve the country's conflicts.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 5:56:26 AM

American Institute of Indian Studies gets Taraknath award
New York, May 10 (IANS) The Taraknath Das Foundation has given its annual award for contribution to Indo-US understanding to the Chicago-based American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS), which works to advance knowledge about India in the US.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 9:32:57 PM

Sikhs allege religious profiling, shun San Francisco airport
New York, May 10 (IANS) Singled out for additional screenings at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Sikhs in the area say they avoid using the airport whenever possible.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 8:13:15 PM

Even-par Chopra climbs to 16th at Players Championship
Ponte Vedra (US), May 11 (IANS) Daniel Chopra carded a second straight 72 but that was enough to see him rise from tied 35th to tied 16th at the halfway mark of the USPGA Players Championship.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 5:46:35 PM

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