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Capello may change his winning England formation
England manager Fabio Capello has said that he may axe his new system, despite the team's 2-0 win against Wales in Saturday's Euro 2012 qualifier in Cardiff. ANI

Black Caps manager Currie asks players to avoid clashes during semi-final
Amid concerns over yesterday's on-field tussle against South Africa, New Zealand cricket team manager Dave Currie has urged players to be careful and avoid such incidents in their semi-final in Colombo on Tuesday night. ANI

Parisian photog bares all on NYC streets for new exhibit
Meet Erica Simone, a Parisian photographer who has turned doing daily routines on the streets of New York into works of art simply by removing her clothes. ANI

2nd American Apparel accuser in saucy snaps
It has emerged that another American Apparel worker had posed for a dozens of dirty pictures for CEO Dov Charney. ANI

Yemen's President Saleh negotiating his departure
Yemen's President, Ali Abdullah Saleh is negotiating his departure from power during talks with the opposition. ANI

Pak to talk on Balochistan unrest, Samjhauta Express blast probe with India
Pakistan will raise the issue of the alleged Indian role in fomenting unrest in Balochistan and the tribal region during the interior secretary level talks on March 28- 29, but will also try to make sure that the contentious issues do not impede the nascent bilateral peace process. ANI

Pakistan backs Saudi stance on Gulf, Middle East: Gilani
Pakistan understands and supports the Saudi stance on the Gulf and the Middle East, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said. ANI

Economic crisis-hit Pakistan to seek second IMF loan to pay off first
Pakistan has decided in principle to seek another International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme to return its previous loan taken from the same organisation, according to sources. ANI

Pakistan ready to discuss all issues with India: Qamar Zaman
Pakistan is ready to talk on all issues with India, Home Secretary Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, who arrived in the country on Sunday for secretary level talks with his Indian counterpart G.K. Pillai on March 28- 29, has said. ANI

Manchester City under review in Abu Dabi over use of funds
Manchester City's lavish attempt to storm into the top four is being reviewed in Abu Dabi over concerns in the Middle East that the millions donated by owner Sheikh Mansour have not been used wisely in the transfer market. ANI

The worrying trend of 'sexting'
A growing trend among youngsters to take and share indecent photos through mobile phones is a matter of grave concern. ANI

Baby boom as UK couples warm up in the cold
Would-be parents, snuggling down to beat last winter's freezing temperatures, have sent UK's birth rate soaring to the highest level since monthly records began. ANI

Tea Party supporters name Mitt Romney top choice for 2012 Presidential polls
Tea Party supporters have favoured Mitt Romney as their top choice for President in 2012, a new Pew Research poll has revealed. ANI

Cops to look at Lara Bingle's driving records after demerit points joke
Lara Bingle's driving records are to be investigated by New South Wales Police despite the bikini model insisting she was merely joking when she said she lost her licence after taking demerit points for her friends. ANI

Oz woman jailed in UAE after complaining about being drugged, raped
Alicia Gali from Queensland is warning other women to be cautious overseas after her experience in the United Arab Emirates. ANI

Boob job 'most popular cosmetic surgery procedure'
A new research has revealed that more women are getting breast implants today than they were 10 years ago. ANI

US preacher says world will end around 6pm on May 21, 2011
A preacher from Oakland, California, has warned that the end of the world is nigh - 21st May 2011, to be precise. ANI

Gaddafi planting bodies at sites of coalition air strike in Libya: Gates
U.S. intelligence reports suggest that Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's forces are planting dead bodies of civilians at sites attacked by coalition forces, US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has said. ANI

Pakistan replacing US with China as its principal arms supplier
Pakistan is expanding its nuclear-capable arsenal by embracing China as its new strategic arms partner and backing away from the United States, according to analysts. ANI

'Al-Qaeda snatched missiles in Libya'
Al-Qaeda's offshoot in North Africa has snatched surface-to-air missiles from an arsenal in Libya during the civil strife there, Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has said. ANI

My wife not interested in watching sex video: Anwar Ibrahim
Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim as said that his wife has never seen pornography and is not interested in watching the video that shows a prostitute having sex with a man resembling him. ANI

Knut the polar bear was killed by a stroke
A post-mortem report has revealed that Knut, the world's most famous polar bear, was killed by a stroke. ANI

China can guarantee nuclear power plants safety: official
An official overseeing nuclear safety in China has said that the safety of the country's nuclear power facilities is guaranteed and that Beijing would not abandon its nuclear power plan for 'fear of slight risks'. ANI

More than half of Brits scared of DIY
DIY is avoided by more than half (53 per cent) of the households in Britain - because they are scared to tinker, according to a new survey. ANI

Five members elected to Indian schools' Board of Directors in Oman
Five members of the Indian School Muscat have been elected to be the part of Board of Directors that frames policies for Indian schools in Oman. ANI

Foreign journalists targeted by Gaddafi's men after gang-rape claim by Libyan woman
International journalists, who tried to intervene to protect Iman al-Obeidi who claims that she was gang-raped for two days by 15 of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's henchmen in Tripoli, have alleged that they were assaulted by government minders. ANI

How your religious experiences shape you news preferences
A new research suggests that religious experiences will subconsciously affect the way that individuals consume news about religion and spirituality. ANI

Efforts to search tsunami hit orphan children becoming difficult in Japan
Child welfare officials, who have launched extensive search for the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit orphan children, are reportedly facing difficulty in the northeastern parts of Japan because of the sheer scale of destruction that is still hampering local administrative services. ANI

Japanese Government criticizes nuke plant operator for lacking transparency
The Japanese Government has criticized the operator of radiation-leaking nuclear plant for lack of transparency and also for failure to protect the workers. ANI

Kim Jong-Il had nightmares about people stoning him
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Il, who has ruled the country with iron fist since its founding in 1948, told a visiting businessman he had nightmares of being stoned by angry members of the public in his isolated nation, according to a Seoul lawmaker. ANI

Pregnant woman told to give up her seat so Gordon Brown could fly Club Class
A heavily pregnant woman was left furious after she was told to give up her British Airways seat so former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown could fly Club Class. ANI

Kat-Will's wedding cake designs revealed
It has emerged that Prince William and Kate Middleton have chosen a traditional multi-layered fruit cake with a floral design for their wedding next month, along with a second one made from rich tea biscuits. ANI

Like Diana, Kate Middleton too may not pledge to 'obey' hubby
It has emerged that Kate Middleton might follow Princess Diana's lead and drop the ancient vow to 'obey' her husband. ANI

Obama isn't qualified to lead the country: former UN Ambassador John Bolton
Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton has said that US President Barack Obama is not qualified enough to lead the country. ANI

Radioactivity levels in Tokyo's tap water declared safe for infants
Radioactivity levels in tap water at Tokyo water purification plants have been detected to be safe for infants' consumption. ANI

Existential threat posed by India forced Pakistan to go nuclear: Musharraf
Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has cited India, which he said poses an "existential threat" to Pakistan, as the prime reason behind his country's nuclear armament. ANI

Musharraf "seriously objects" to comparison with dictators Mubarak, Gaddafi, Ben Ali
Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has objected to him being compared with the likes of Tunisia's Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak. ANI

Royal wedding cake to have Indian touch
It has emerged that Prince William and Kate Middleton have chosen Leicestershire baker Fiona Cairns to make their wedding cake. ANI

Japan nuclear crisis far from over: IAEA chief
The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, has said that Japan was "still far from the end of the accident" at its Fukushima nuclear complex. ANI

Wills-Kat wedding cake designs revealed
It has emerged that Prince William and Kate Middleton have chosen a traditional multi-layered fruit cake with a floral design for their wedding next month, along with a second one made from rich tea biscuits. ANI

Benazir assassination case: Pak to seek Interpol help in netting Musharraf
A Pakistani Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to contact the Interpol to bring former president Pervez Musharraf back to Pakistan in connection with the Benazir Bhutto (BB) assassination case. ANI

Pak judge hearing 26/11, Benazir murder case complains against his security withdrawal
An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) judge in Pakistan, who has been hearing two high profile cases- the Benazir Bhutto assassination case and the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case- has complained against the withdrawal of his security. ANI

Gilani accepts Dr Singh's invitation to watch Indo-Pak WC match in Mohali
Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has accepted the invitation of his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh to visit India to watch the much-awaited Indo-Pak semi-final World Cup clash in Mohali on March 30. ANI

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