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Charges dropped against actor Matthew Fox


June 1st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several charges against actor Mathew Fox have been dropped. It may be recalled that Heather Bormann, a female bus driver, had filed a legal complaint against ... Read more...

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China issues report on human rights in US


May 26th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China, which termed a US report on human rights as "full of overly critical remarks" and "distortions" on China, has hit back with a report on ... Read more...

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Iran hangs assassin of nuclear physicist


May 15th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 15 (IANS) Iran Tuesday hanged a man convicted of assassinating an Iranian nuclear physicist, a media report said. Majid Jamali Fashi, who was also accused of being an ... Read more...

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Russian gay rights activist fined under new law


May 5th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian gay rights activist has become the first person to be fined under a new law banning homosexual propaganda in St. Petersburg.Nikolai Alexeyev, ... Read more...

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Iran missile programme no threat to Europe: French official


May 4th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's ballistic missile programme does not yet pose a threat to Europe or the US, a top French official has said."Firstly Iran's ballistic missile programme ... Read more...

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Italian priest jailed for sex crimes against minors


May 4th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) A Catholic priest in Italy has been sentenced to almost a decade in prison for sexual violence against minors.A court in the northwest city of Genoa ... Read more...

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Berlusconi said he was tired of bunga bunga


May 1st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi told two girls wanting a bunga bunga sex party at his home that it would be a quiet evening because ... Read more...

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Journalist slain in Brazil


April 25th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian political reporter and blogger Decio Sa was gunned down at a bar in Sao Luis, capital of the northern state of Maranhao, police ... Read more...

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Berlusconi faces witness manipulating charges


April 20th, 2012 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being investigated by prosecutors over accusations that he induced a witness to lie about alleged sex parties at ... Read more...

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Courtney Love apologises to daughter


April 16th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Singer Courtney Love has apologised to daughter Frances Bean Cobain after she angered her by claiming that Kurt Cobain's former bandmate Dave Grohl hit Bean."Bean, sorry ... Read more...

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Journalists must be watchdogs, not rumour-mongers: Chinese daily


April 15th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Although journalists have the power to influence public opinion, this power is given to them to better fulfill their role as watchdogs, not to abuse it, ... Read more...

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Obama’s security detail accused of misconduct (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A dozen US Secret Service agents assigned to Colombia's Cartagena port city ahead of President Barack Obama's arrival for an Americas summit were sent ... Read more...

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Assange-hosted TV show to debut in Russia


April 13th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-part political discussion hosted by Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, will be broadcast on the Russia Today television channel starting April 17."The ... Read more...

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US whistleblower accuses Infosys of visa fraud


April 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) India's IT giant Infosys brought in Indian workers illegally to US and often abused business visa rules requiring foreign workers to be paid US market rate, ... Read more...

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Porn-loving British cop fired


April 9th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A 47-year-old British policeman has been fired after he was caught using official phones to download pornography and exchange obscene text messages.Chief Inspector Mark Brew, in ... Read more...

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Lohan takes mom’s advice to avoid controversies


March 25th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina has advised her to stay at home and "live in a bubble" to avoid getting into trouble till Thursday, when her ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan-US ties face profound, existential problems’


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) There can be no worse indication of the state of Pakistan-US ties than Washington refusing to apologise for the deaths of soldiers in a NATO ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange to run for Australian senate


March 17th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will run for a seat in the Australian Senate in eletions due next year despite being detained in Britain, the organization ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Bhajji rubbish reports of match-fixing in World Cup semi-final


March 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ace cricketers Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh Friday rubbished reports appearing in London's The Sunday Times claiming that the World Cup semi-final between India ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad grilled by Iran parliament


March 14th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 14 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday appeared before parliament for an inquiry into his economic and political policies, state news agency IRNA reported.Ahmadinejad is the first president ... Read more...

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New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report


March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier detained after opening fire at Afghan civilians


March 11th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. service member was arrested on early Sunday morning after going on a shooting spree in southern Afghanistan, killing as many as seventeen civilians and injuring ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia condemns Russian accusations over Syria


March 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 9 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has condemned a Russian statement accusing it of supporting terrorism in Syria."Such irresponsible statements are mistaking the reality of the kingdom's keenness to deal ... Read more...

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Paula Deen’s restaurant faces lawsuit by former worker


March 6th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Savannah, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paula Deen’s restaurant has been sued by a former worker who claims that she was sexually harassed. Lisa Jackson indicated in her suit that her doctor advised ... Read more...

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600,000 Russians to watch presidential poll online


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 600,000 Russians have registered on a website that will broadcast the March 4 presidential poll.Valentin Gorbunov, chief of the Moscow municipal electoral commission, said ... Read more...

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Eight more bodies found after Italy ship disaster (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams have found another eight bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship which sank off the Italian coast last month, a ... Read more...

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Rapper says Berlusconi stole lyrics


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) An Italian rapper has accused billionaire and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi of plagiarism.Hip hop star Rapper J. Ax, whose real name is Alessandro Aleotti, ... Read more...

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Restructure Pakistan’s education system: Daily


February 20th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A complete restructuring of the education system is needed in Pakistan where the literacy level still remains among the lowest in the world, said a daily ... Read more...

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Bebeto joins Brazil’s organising committee for 2014 World Cup


February 18th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 18 (IANS) Amidst widespread rumours of Ricardo Teixeira stepping down as president of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF), soccer legend Bebeto was named in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Iran condemns Bangkok blasts


February 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iran Wednesday condemned the three blasts in Bangkok in which five people were injured, including an Iranian who lost both his legs after a bomb he ... Read more...

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Attack not a failure for India: Krishna


February 14th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The blast in an Israeli embassy car was not a failure on India's part but a reminder that people would have to be vigilant at ... Read more...

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Iran denies role in Israel embassy car explosion


February 14th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran Monday rubbished Israeli accusations about its alleged involvement in attacks on Israeli personnel in India and Georgia, saying they are "untrue and sheer lies.""Any ... Read more...

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Argentine oil firm made $3 bn investments in 2011


February 9th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) Argentine oil company YPF, a unit of Spain's Repsol-YPF, announced Wednesday that its investments in the South American country rose last year by 50 percent ... Read more...

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Snap ISI-Taliban ties, US tells Pakistan (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The US has asked Pakistan to snap the ties between the ISI and the Taliban and act against terrorist safe havens after a NATO ... Read more...

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Pakistan helping Afghan Taliban, says report (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/London, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani security agencies are helping the Taliban in Afghanistan and Islamabad knows the location of senior Taliban leaders, BBC reported Wednesday citing a secret NATO ... Read more...

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