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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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Vintage biplane with 6 onboard goes missing in Australia


October 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A search-and-rescue operation continued Tuesday for a vintage 1930s biplane carrying six people which went missing in a huge stretch of bushland in the southeastern region of ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties


October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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Gunman kills 4 at Minnesota workplace before shooting self


September 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by BNO News
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire in the state of Minnesota killing four people, before fatally shooting himself, local authorities said Friday.The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at around ... Read more...

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UK and Chinese nationals among 19 killed in Nepal plane crash


September 29th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven British and five Chinese tourists were among nineteen people who were killed Friday when a small passenger plane crashed in the Nepali capital, local authorities said. ... Read more...

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California Gov. Brown signs bill to allow self-driving cars on public streets


September 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday drove in a self-driving Toyota Prius before signing a bill which will allow internet search giant Google and other companies ... Read more...

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British girl, 15, thought to have run away to France with teacher


September 25th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by BNO News
EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A 15-year-old British girl is believed to have run away to France with her 30-year-old math teacher, police said on Monday as her parents made an emotional ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills 5 family members in southern Afghanistan


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TARINKOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb attack killed at least five members of a family in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday.The family was traveling in their vehicle and on ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 30 in Mexico gas facility plant explosion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll reached 30 after Tuesday's gas facility explosion in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.Initial reports indicated that at least 26 people had been killed ... Read more...

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Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

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Michigan man stabs Chrysler Group co-worker to death before killing self


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
DETROIT, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Michigan man killed a Chrysler factory co-worker in the before reportedly killing himself, local authorities said Thursday.The incident occurred at shortly before 8 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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Israeli airstrike kills 2 Hamas officers in southern Gaza Strip


September 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA CITY, GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli forces carried out an airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip on late Wednesday evening, killing two Hamas security officers and injuring a third, Hamas officials ... Read more...

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Blast at Mexican gas facility kills 26, seven still missing


September 20th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people were killed Tuesday and seven others remain missing after a huge blaze erupted at a Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) natural gas facility in northern ... Read more...

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Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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Fugitive kills two unarmed police officers in northwest England


September 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMESIDE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two unarmed police officers were shot and killed by a murder suspect when they responded to a report of a burglary in the Manchester area of northwest ... Read more...

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California Gov. Brown signs bill banning protests near funerals


September 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday which makes it a crime to protest a funeral unless the protesters are at least 300 feet (91 meters) away, ... Read more...

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Irish newspaper suspends editor over topless Kate photos


September 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- The editor of the Irish newspaper Daily Star was suspended on late Monday over his decision to re-publish topless photographs of Prince William's wife Kate, the Duchess ... Read more...

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3 killed, 50 injured when trains collide near Karachi


September 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger trains collided near Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on early Monday morning, killing two railway employees and a passenger and injuring more than 50 others, ... Read more...

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Blast at illegal fireworks workshop in northern China kills 5


September 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
JIANZHUANGZI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion ripped through an illegal fireworks workshop in northern China on late Monday morning, killing five members of a family who were working there, state-run media ... Read more...

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At least 16 bodies found in northern Mexico


September 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen bodies were found, including one hanging from a bridge, in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.At around 8 a.m. local time, authorities received ... Read more...

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UN’s Ban calls for restraint amid Middle East protests and violence


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for calm and restraint after the recent wave of hostilities in the Middle East.The fresh violence captured worldwide ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Taliban commander behind NATO helicopter crash captured


September 17th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition forces on Sunday arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a coalition helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing two American soldiers, the ... Read more...

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Leeds Car Park Hailed As ‘The Most Cheerful In Britain’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leeds, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Leeds car park has been hailed as ‘the most cheerful in Britain’. This is due to the fact that the car park cheers up commuters thanks ... Read more...

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Met Office Has a New Way to Predict a Big Freeze


September 15th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A supercomputer can now predict a big freeze weeks in advance. A new software has just been unveiled and it is said to predict the cold snaps ... Read more...

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Tia Sharp’s Grandmother Vows to Turn Up At Her Funeral


September 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 12 year old Tia Sharp’s grandmother has said that she will attend the girl’s funeral despite police suspecting her as a suspect in her granddaughter’s murder. Christine ... Read more...

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Putin Admits Stage Managing Animal Stunts


September 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Putin gave in to the fact that he has been involved in performing some of the most known staged moves. This also includes the encounters with endangered ... Read more...

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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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Costa Concordia Crew ‘Not Drilled in Evacuation Procedures’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The staff that was aboard the Concordia did not have all it takes to be able to conduct the emergency procedures that were to be put into ... Read more...

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UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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Three shot dead in a car in Corsica


September 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Corsica, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three alleged victims of an ambush were found dead in their car in the Corsica Mountains where they are said to have been shot. The unfortunate death ... Read more...

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Richard III remains found in Leicester


September 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leicester, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archeologists are making more efforts so as to get to the lost grave of King Richard III. They have been able to find the skeletal remains of ... Read more...

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Japan Tsunami: More than 2000 people still missing


September 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The skeletal remains of a victim of the Japan tsunami was found by the coast guards during the one and a half year commemoration of the worst ... Read more...

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