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  • Stockholm Bomber Identified as Swedish National

    Swedish Chief Prosecutor Thomas Lindstrand said Monday that the man whokilled himself in a suicide bomb attack in central Stockholm on Saturday was up to 98 percent identified. “The man is up to 98 percent identified, but we have no official identification yet. No DNA, no family identification,” said Lindstrand, who is in charge of […]

    Cote D’Ivoire Extends Curfew for Another Week

    Cote d’Ivoire on Monday extended the curfew for another week. The move was contained a presidential decree by President Laurent Gbagbo which was read out in state television. Cote d’Ivoire imposed the curfew across the country on Nov. 27, one day ahead of the presidential run-off, which was aimed at preventing violence before and during […]

    U.S. Envoy Arrives in The Region to Promote Mideast Talks

    U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell arrived in the Middle East on Monday in a bid to help pushing forward the stalled peace process between Israel and the Palestinians. Mitchell will immediately start talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior Israeli government officials, and will hold talks on Tuesday in the West […]

    Key Part of Obamacare Ruled Unconstitutional

    A U.S. federal court in Virginia on Monday ruled individual health coverage requirement of Obama’s healthcare reform law unconstitutional. This is the first federal court to strike down the law. U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson, a Republican appointed by former President George W. Bush, ruled that the Obamacare’s requirement that citizens buy health insurance […]

    N. American FMs’ Meeting Stresses Trilateral Co-op

    The foreign ministers of the United States, Mexico and Canada met here on Monday to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues. Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lawrence Cannon hosted the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs Patricia Espinosa at the picturesque Wakefield Mill Inn in the tiny resort village […]

    Canada to Invest 1 bln Dollars in Aerospace Project

    Minister of Industry Tony Clement announced on Monday a major investment in a one-billion-Canadian dollar (992-million-U.S. dollar) research and development project by Pratt & Whitney Canada Corporation. The investment is expected to create and maintain an average of more than 700 highly skilled jobs during the project work phase and more than 2,000 jobs during […]

    Obama Seeks to Downplay WikiLeaks Impact

    “As you know, my administration has pursued a new era of engagement around the world, an engagement that’s grounded in mutual interest and mutual respect,” Obama said at a holiday reception for the diplomatic corps at the U.S. State Department. “It depends on trust. It depends on candor. That’s the essence of our diplomacy and […]

    Spend 50 pc of CSR funds for afforestation: Par panel

    A Parliamentary panel has sought a policy making it mandatory for banks, major PSUs and firms in public and private sector to invest 50 per cent of the Corporate Social Responsibility funds for afforestation which needs huge financial resources. “If the government makes it mandatory that 50 per cent of the money being spent towards […]

    Mecca Masjid blast: CBI files charge sheet against two accused

    Three years after a blast at Mecca Masjid claimed nine lives in Hyderabad, the CBI on Monday filed a charge sheet against Devendra Gupta and Lokesh Sharma, who are also accused in theAjmer blast case. The probe agency filed the charge sheet running into 80 pages against Gupta, allegedly linked to right-wing group Abhinav Bharat, and Sharma […]

    Haryana bags first prize in energy conservation

    Haryana has bagged the first prize in the ‘Best States’ category for its performance in the Energy Conservation Programmes in 2009-10. Haryana had become the only state in the country to have bagged the national award for energy conservation for three consecutive years, a spokesman of the Haryana Renewable Development Agency (HAREDA) said in Chandigarh on Monday. […]