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by OJ George

How simplistic is the rhetoric about nuclear war?
It sounds simplistic for the North Korean leadership to assert that a nuclear war may break out any moment.

The words coming out from the N.Korean authorities sound like they are lighting fire crackers.

The US also adds to the fire and fury of words.

The world is for the whole denizens to continue life here on Earth.
No one has the right
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North Korea fires long-range rocket
SEOUL: North Korea

carried out a provocative rocket launch on Sunday that the US, Japan and other nations suspect

was a cover for a test of its long-range missile technology.

Lift-off took place at 11:30 am

(8.30 am IST) on Sunday from the coastal Musudan-ri launch pad in north-east
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FBI rejects Taliban claim on New York killings
Washington: The

FBI has ruled out Pakistani Taliban militant leader Baituallah Mehsud's claim that he was

responsible for an attack on a US immigration assistance center in New York state in which 14

people were killed.

"Based on the evidence, we can firmly discount that claim," F
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Food poisoning: 28 in hospital
Singapore: As many as 28 people

were hospitalised as they developed serious food poisoning symptoms following consumption of

“Indian style food”.

One woman is reportedly in a state of unconsciousness. Her husband is

also undergoing treatment in the same hospital for food poisoning.
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Pak Taliban claim responsibility for New York shootout
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud on Saturday claimed responsibility for a

shooting incident at an immigration services office in New York which claimed 14 lives.

The Pakistani Taliban commander claimed the attack was launched by a Pakistani man

and another unident
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India, US to counter terror together: Manmohan Singh

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama have held their first

bilateral talks and agreed to intensify strategic partnership in all areas, including fighting



During the talks, Manmohan Singh made clear that Pakistan must show

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G20 agrees to huge stimulus package
London: The G20

members on Friday announced that a $5 trillion stimulus package would be delivered by the end

of 2010 to tackle the worst economic recession since 1930.

The G20 members comprise 21

of the world’s wealthiest nations and nine international institutions.

The summit als
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