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Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

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Police suspect ‘inside job’ in Kate photos


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) British police have launched a probe to ascertain how the photographer took his shots of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and knew exactly where to take ... Read more...

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Chinese official fired after crash site smile


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A Chinese official was shown the door after he was photographed smiling at the scene of a deadly bus crash, authorities said Friday.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Man hacks three kids to death in China


September 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A man hacked to death three children in China with a wood chopper, authorities said Friday.The man barged into a day care centre around 2 p.m. ... Read more...

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British women get pregnant to escape jail term


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A judge in Britain has criticised two women who became pregnant to dodge imprisonment after laundering money from a customer's bank account.The judge still gave them ... Read more...

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Facebook makes it harder for broken hearts to heal


September 21st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Before the age of internet, a relationship ended with complete sundering of ties as both partners moved on. But Facebook with 900 million users is now ... Read more...

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Anti-Muslim video can stay on YouTube: US judge (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) A Los Angeles judge has refused to order YouTube to take down a controversial film clip, "The Innocence of Muslims".Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge ... Read more...

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‘Grinning’ Chinese official sacked (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) An official who was photographed smiling at the scene of a fatal bus crash that occurred in northwest China's Shaanxi Province late last month has been ... Read more...

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‘Grinning’ Chinese official sacked


September 21st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A Chinese official photographed grinning at the scene of a fatal bus crash late last month has been removed from his post for possessing a number of ... Read more...

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Private capsule to launch cargo to space station


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A private capsule is scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on a cargo mission Oct 7, US space agency NASA announced. The SpaceX's robotic ... Read more...

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Now, a tool to arm cyberspace against malware


September 21st, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A cutting edge tool will automatically permit one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or malware that cause them to malfunction.The ... Read more...

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US to sell Apache helicopters to Indonesia


September 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the sale of eight Apache helicopters to Indonesia."Today, I'm announcing that the Obama administration has informed Congress of ... Read more...

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US judge refuses to order YouTube to take down anti-Muslim video


September 21st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) A Los Angeles judge Thursday refused to order YouTube to take down a controversial film clip, "The Innocence of Muslims".Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge ... Read more...

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Language will live on film when last two speakers die


September 21st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican documentary will continue to preserve aspects of the indigenous Zoque-Ayapaneco language, whose universe of ideas, beliefs and culture are on the point of ... Read more...

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16 members of a family slaughtered in Honduras


September 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Sixteen members of an extended family were killed Thursday in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho, a relative of the victims said.The ... Read more...

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1,000-year-old tomb found in Mexico


September 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists have discovered a tomb more than 1,000 years old in the western state of Michoacan, authorities said.The find of the funeral chamber, in which ... Read more...

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Woman robs shop by hypnotizing owner


September 21st, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) A Roma gypsy woman has been detained in Russia's Siberian region on suspicion of hypnotizing a clothes store owner into giving her seven fur coats, RIA ... Read more...

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Two Boko Haram commanders killed in Nigeria


September 21st, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 21 (IANS) Two top commanders of the Boko Haram outfit have been killed in an operation in the restive state of Borno in Nigeria, the military said.The outfit ... Read more...

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Al Shabaab terrorist jailed for 59 years in Kenya


September 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 21 (IANS) A self-confessed terrorist belonging to the Al Shabaab outfit has been sentenced to 59 years in prison by a Kenyan court, after the man was found ... Read more...

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Woman stabs boyfriend to death over pet rat


September 21st, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman in Russia stabbed her boyfriend to death in a quarrel over a pet rat, officials said.The 24-year old woman from northern Russia's Severodvinsk ... Read more...

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US embassy attack: 94 Tunisians to face trial


September 21st, 2012 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 94 people arrested for their involvement in an attack on the US embassy here in the capital of Tunisia will be tried in a ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot


September 21st, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yoko Ono, widow of Beatles star John Lennon, will give a peace prize in the couple's name to Russian female punk band Pussy Riot, Amnesty ... Read more...

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Five held in Italy over teenage prostitution


September 21st, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 21 (IANS/AKI) Five people, including a woman, have been arrested in Italy's Sicily island for forcing a teenaged girl into prostitution.The woman accompanied the 16-year-old girl, thought to ... Read more...

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14 killed in Somalia suicide bombing


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three journalists and a number of Somali government officials, were killed and many others injured in two suicide bombings at a ... Read more...

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Unicef condemns prison abuse of minors in Georgia


September 21st, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Unicef has condemned the human rights violations against juveniles in Georgia's prisons, after videos were shown on two Georgian TV networks that portrayed prison ... Read more...

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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... Read more...

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UN lauds UAE’s contributions during disasters


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN has appreciated substantial contributions UAE's humanitarian and charitable organisations were offering to alleviate suffering of underprivileged population at times of regional and international ... Read more...

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UAE calls for n-weapons free Middle EAst


September 21st, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on all countries in the Middle East to make a positive commitment to contribute to the establishment of a ... Read more...

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Belarus denies selling weapons to Syria


September 21st, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Sep 20 (IANS) Belarus Thursday denied Washington's accusations of trying to sell weapons to Syria and violating a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution after the US imposed sanctions on ... Read more...

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Rapist exposes himself to judge in Britain


September 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A 28-year-old rapist in Britain shocked everyone in a courtroom when he exposed himself to a judge after being brought to give his plea.Mawawe Ibraham Karam ... Read more...

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World T20: South Africa thrash Zimbabwe by 10 wickets


September 20th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 20 (IANS) South Africa recorded their first win in the World Twenty20 Championship, thrashing Zimbabwe by ten wickets at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium here Thursday.Jacques Kallis ... Read more...

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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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Iranian students protest outside French embassy over cartoons


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS) A group of Iranian university students staged a protest in front of the French embassy in Tehran Thursday over the publication of Prophet Mohammad's cartoons in ... Read more...

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Scientists design first ever brain atlas


September 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Scientists have designed a comprehensive and interactive brain atlas, accessible on the internet to advance neurological research.The Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, US, created the ... Read more...

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