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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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Julian Assange complaint dismissed


September 11th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A case that had been filed by Julian Assange on Monday against a broadcasting watchdog in Britain that showed him dancing in a night club has ... Read more...

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Russia looks to toughen match-fixing laws


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A bill that would toughen match-fixing laws in Russian football is likely to be submitted to the country's lower house of parliament this fall, its ... Read more...

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India to pay homage at Ethiopian leader’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur will represent India at the Sep 2 state funeral of Ethiopia's long-time leader Meles Zenawi.Kaur will ... Read more...

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Industry, fans warmer to me than before: Shiney Ahuja (Interview)


August 26th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Shiney Ahuja is calmer and introspective after his unforeseen tryst behind the bars - and that's because the actor strongly believes in learning out ... Read more...

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Canada bank apologises after removing Asian face from note


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A bank in Canada has apologised after it removed an Asian woman from one of its bank notes in favour of a Caucasian, a move that ... Read more...

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Bank of Canada offers apology for ‘Asian woman’ banknote row


August 21st, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 21 (IANS) Following accusations of racism, Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney has apologized for the way in which the image of an Asian woman was eliminated from ... Read more...

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Olympics helped Chinese give new thinking, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) The London Olympics have given the Chinese "a new thinking of who we are and what the world is", said a state-run Chinese daily Monday.An article ... Read more...

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US teacher held for sexual relation with student


August 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 12 (IANS) A special needs schoolteacher in the US has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student half her age.Kelly McKenzy Watson, 34, met the ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India looking for consolation win (Preview)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In what would be a repeat of the 2006 World Cup scenario, India will take on South Africa in a classification match for positions 11 and ... Read more...

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Bo Xilai’s wife ‘confessed’ to killing British businessman


August 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The wife of China's fallen political star Bo Xilai has confessed to killing British businessman Neil Heywood last November, a media report said Tuesday.Gu Kailai had ... Read more...

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Journal apologises to Chinese swimmer for controversial article


August 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A prestigious academic journal has apologised to Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen for carrying a controversial article on its website that "gave the impression that we were ... Read more...

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Kenya charges Venezuelan diplomat in colleague’s murder


August 7th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) The first secretary at the Venezuelan Embassy entered a plea of not guilty here Monday at his arraignment on charges he murdered the mission's charge d'affaires, ... Read more...

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Police : Vt. Farmer crushed cops cars with tractors


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newport, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An incident occurred recently at Newport on 2nd August that astonished not only the sheriffs but the residents as well. A 34 year old farmer, Roger Pion ... Read more...

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Man on hold with Qantas Airways for 15 hours


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Qantas Airways is looking into accusations from an Australian man known as Andrew Kahn for holding him on for 15 hours which is regarded as enough ... Read more...

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Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare began his indefinite hunger strike against corruption here Sunday, saying he won't end his protest till the government bowed to ... Read more...

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Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Septuagenarian social activist Anna Hazare began an indefinite fast against corruption here Sunday brushing away concerns about his health, saying people would not let ... Read more...

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Hazare begins fast, calls for real ’swaraj’ (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare began an indefinite fast against corruption here Sunday, calling for the establishment of real "swaraj" or people's rule in the ... Read more...

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Kenya launches probe into Venezuelan envoy’s death


July 28th, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 28 (IANS) Kenyan police have launched an investigation into the death of Venezuela's acting ambassador, who was found strangled in her house in Nairobi Friday, Xinhua reported.Nairobi Police ... Read more...

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British college teacher found guilty of sexual abuse


July 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A college teacher in Britain has been found guilty of sexually abusing five boys while working as a teacher in private schools, a media report said.Bruce ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik submits nomination papers for Senate


July 20th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Rehman Malik, former Pakistani interior minister and currently adviser to the prime minister, Friday submitted nomination papers for re-election to the Senate, Geo News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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John Cena’s divorce war ends


July 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After taking a lot of batting to his “clean” WWE reputation following his divorce war, wrestling great John Cena can heave a sigh of relief. The ... Read more...

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George Zimmerman accused of sexual abuse


July 17th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cousin of George Zimmerman has accused the 28-year-old of sexual assault over a decade. The accusations are contained on a tape that prosecutors released to ... Read more...

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‘Iran foiled many bids to assassinate scientists’


July 15th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 15 (IANS) Iran has thwarted a number of assassination plots aimed at killing its scientists, according to Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi.One of the plans that the recently ... Read more...

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Pinki’s human rights violated, says women’s rights group (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Alleging that the state machinery has violated athlete Pinki Pramanik's human rights, a women's rights group has requested the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) to ... Read more...

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Women’s rights group seeks close vigil in Pinki case


July 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Alleging procedural violations in handling athlete Pinki Pramanik's case, a women rights group has requested the state human rights organisation (SHRO)to keep a strict vigil on ... Read more...

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Russian space firm accused of $17 mn fraud


July 10th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged misuse of 565 million rubles ($17 million) of state funds set aside for a ... Read more...

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Chinese teacher sacked for sexual misconduct


June 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 29 (IANS) A teacher has been fired from a Shanghai school after some of his former students took to the Internet to break their 15-year silence on his ... Read more...

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Abu Jindal’s arrest exposes Pakistani role: US expert


June 27th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Noting that India's arrest of terror suspect Abu Jindal has exposed Pakistan's role in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, a US expert has asked Islamabad to take ... Read more...

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Brazil club files $20 mn case against Ronaldinho


June 21st, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Brazilian soccer club Flamengo has filed a $20-million compensation claim against its former star Ronaldinho at a labour court.It is the same amount ... Read more...

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Serbia trashes British reports on Olympics tickets sales


June 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade (Serbia), June 19 (IANS) Serbian Olympic Committee (OKS)secretary general Djordje Visacki said there was no basis for British media claims that OKS officials had sold tickets for the London ... Read more...

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Malik claims ignorance of Pakistan chief justice’s son case


June 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied any knowledge about a film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Chandy rebuts Left claims of police torture in murder case


June 8th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday denied accusations by the Left that police were using third degree methods or torture against those held for the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho denies indiscipline charge


June 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Ronaldinho has denied accusations of indiscipline at Flamengo and says delayed payments were his prime reason for leaving the club.Ronaldinho quit Flamengo Thursday ... Read more...

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Flamengo threatens to sue Palmeiras


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Flamengo has threatened to sue Palmeiras for $160 million if Ronaldinho signs with the rival Brazilian club.Flamengo officials claimed Friday they had evidence ... Read more...

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