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Yemeni president's troops kill 40 in new battles


In one of the bloodiest days of Yemen's uprising, government troops backed by snipers and shelling have attacked a square full of Yemeni protesters and battled with pro-opposition forces in the capita

Poor countries lead in mother, child spending


Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal and some of the world's other poorest countries helped lead the way in spending for maternal and child health over the past year , a new study says.

The report came out as

3 dead, 56 injured in horrific US air show crash


A vintage World War II-era fighter plane plunged into the grandstands during a popular annual air show, killing at least three people, injuring more than 50 spectators and creating a horrific scene

RBI rate hike not unreasonable, says Montek

The Planning Commission today said that the decision of the Reserve Bank to raise interest rates by 25 basis points is not unreasonable and a signal to bring inflation under control.

"RBI is signalin

US mother charged with raping infant son, videotaping it

An Ohio woman is accused of raping her 10-month-old son, videotaping it and sending it to her boyfriend in Michigan.

Ashley N. Jessup, 24, was indicted in Columbus on Thursday on two counts of rape,

Pakistan arrests senior international al-Qaeda leader


A senior al-Qaeda leader, Younis Al Mauritani, responsible for planning and conduct of group's international terror operations was nabbed by Pakistani army with technical support from the US intellige

Chile air force plane with 21 aboard crashes

A Chilean air force plane with 21 people aboard, including a popular local television host, crashed in the ocean near the Juan Fernandez islands off the country's Pacific coast, authorities said.


Lionel Messi wins UEFA Best Player in Europe award


Lionel Messi has won the inaugural UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the 2010-11 season.

Messi beat his Barcelona teammate Xavi Hernandez and Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid in a poll of journali

S&P executive: 1 in 3 chance of future downgrade

A Standard & Poor's official said on Sunday there is a 1 in 3 chance that the US credit rating could be downgraded another notch if conditions erode over the next six to 24 months.

The credit rating

Showing Hama in ruins, Syria says revolt quelled


Syria's government has shown off TV and still images of burned buildings and rubble-strewn streets empty of people in Hama, the epicentre of anti-regime protests, claiming it was putting an end to the

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