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Tuesday, January 20th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

What the world wants of Barak Obama

When Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, the wish list that has been building abroad may have grown longer than he or anyone else can deliver.

Monday, January 19th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

What the world wants of Barak Obama

When Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, the wish list that has been building abroad may have grown longer than he or anyone else can deliver.

Sunday, January 18th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

US President-elect Obama: 'Anything is possible in America'

Next Tuesday Obama will be the 44th US president

US President-elect Barack Obama has told a huge crowd of supporters at a pre-inauguration rally in Washington that “anything is possible in America”.

Friday, January 16th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

New York plane crash: 'Miracle on the Hudson'

Pax waiting to be rescue

A US Airways aircraft has crashed into the Hudson River in New York after a flock of birds apparently disabled both its engines. More than 150 passengers and crew members were rescued before the plane sank into freezing waters.

Friday, January 16th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

Citigroup to split and more fresh aid for Bank of America

The struggling US banking giant Citigroup has announced plans to split the firm in two, as it reported a quarterly loss of 8.29 billion US dollars. It said it would realign into two new firms, Citicorp and Citi Holdings.

Wednesday, January 14th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

Obama promises a “new chapter” in relations with Latam

USA elected Pte. Obama

Barack Obama, who takes over as US President on January 20 promised a “new chapter” in relations with Latinamerica and stronger US-Mexico links, following a meeting on Monday with President Felipe Calderón in Washington. It was Obama's first meeting with a foreign leader since his November election.

Sunday, January 11th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

Mini-sub seeks clues to sea levels below Antarctic ice shelves

An autonomous British yellow robot submarine has just set out on a mission which will see it plunge deep beneath Antarctic ice shelves to seek clues to world ocean level rises. The seven meter yellow sub will probe the underside of ice at the end of the Pine Island glacier, which is moving faster than any other in Antarctica.

Friday, January 9th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

Obama and Mexico's Calderón to meet in Washington

President-elect Barack Obama will meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Monday in Washington. Obama transition officials said the visit was in keeping with the tradition of U.S. presidents meeting with their Mexican counterpart soon after winning election.

Thursday, January 8th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

Obama urges “drastic action” from Congress on stimulus plan

US President-elect Barack Obama has called for “drastic action” to prevent the US economic situation worsening. In his first major policy speech since being elected, Mr Obama urged Congress to act quickly to pass his 800 billion US dollars stimulus plan.

Wednesday, January 7th 2009 - 20:00 UTC

Bush's Presidential medals for Uribe, Blair and Howard

United Status outgoing president George W. Bush will be presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to his Colombian counterpart Alvaro Uribe and to the former prime ministers of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair and John Howard from Australia.

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