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YouTube to live-stream U.S. presidential debates for first time


October 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will face Republican rival Mitt Romney during three presidential debates this month, and all will be streamed live on the video-sharing website ... Read more...

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Obama condemns US envoy’s killing in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned the killing of the American ambassador to Libya, and said he was a "courageous and exemplary representative" of the ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in attack over movie (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya was killed in a rocket attack by unidentified armed men who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya has been killed after being attacked by militiamen who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack


September 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was killed in Tuesday's conflict in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua reported citing Al Jazeera TV.Hundreds of protesters, angered ... Read more...

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23 bodies found near Damascus


September 7th, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) At least 23 bodies of victims of a suspected mass execution have been found near the Syrian capital, Al Jazeera reported.The bodies were found in the ... Read more...

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Swiss lab agrees to test Arafat’s remains for polonium


September 4th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ramalllah, Sep 4 (IANS) A Swiss scientific lab has agreed to exhume the body of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for additional tests for possible polonium poisoning, a Palestinian official ... Read more...

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Libyan interior minister quits


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked for the performance of the security forces during a surge of violence, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The ... Read more...

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Syrian rebels set free one of 11 Lebanese pilgrims


August 26th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 26 (IANS) One of 11 Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped by armed men in Syria since May has been set free, officials said.Hussein Ali Omar, who was just freed, touched ... Read more...

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Arafat’s remains to be tested for Polonium poisoning


August 24th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The widow of Yasser Arafat has given her approval for a Swiss radiation laboratory to examine the body of the late Palestinian leader to see ... Read more...

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Car bomb blast near UN hotel in Syria


August 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three people were injured when a car bomb went off Wednesday near a hotel in Damascus used by the UN monitoring mission in ... Read more...

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Syrian PM joins rebels, flees to Jordan: Reports (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab joined the opposition and fled to Jordan Monday, in what could be the highest-ranking defection in the 17-month uprising. State media ... Read more...

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Iran rejects Israeli accusations over Bulgaria blast


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Thursday rejected Israeli claims of Tehran's involvement in Wednesday's bus blast in Bulgaria which killed six Israelis.Iran's Al-Alam TV channel said Iranian Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Arab League to form panel to probe Arafat’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) Tuesday decided to set up an independent committee to probe the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.Arafat died at a ... Read more...

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Al Jazeera Park closed for makeover


July 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 14 (IANS/WAM) Al Jazeera Park has been closed to the public as it is set to undergo a makeover as part of a comprehensive plan to develop the ... Read more...

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Syrian envoy to Iraq defects


July 13th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Syria's ambassador to Iraq has defected to the opposition and called on politicians and the military to do the same."I announce that from this moment I ... Read more...

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Yasser Arafat was poisoned, says doctor


July 13th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, July 13 (IANS) Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died after consuming an unknown poison, a Jordanian doctor claimed Thursday.Arafat's medical reports suggest that he was poisoned by a toxic ... Read more...

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Governments urged to ensure journalists’ security


July 6th, 2012 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 6 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called upon all governments to ensure security of journalists, saying "a free media is critical to true democracy and sustainable ... Read more...

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Yasser Afrafat’s body to be exhumed


July 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, July 4 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has agreed to exhume late president Yasser Arafat's body for examination at the request of some of his family members, a ... Read more...

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Somali stabs girlfriend 57 times in Britain


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) A 29-year-old Somali refugee in Britain has been jailed for at least 26 years for stabbing his girlfriend 57 times with shards of a broken mirror.Zakaria ... Read more...

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Journalists trained on safety in hostile areas


June 18th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Around 50 journalists from 30 countries Monday attended a training programme in Beijing on the safety of reporters working in hostile conditions like war, conflicts, plague ... Read more...

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Saudi crown prince passes away in Geneva (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's heir apparent Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died Saturday at a Geneva hospital following prolonged illness, Al Jazeera reported. The 78-year-old was undergoing ... Read more...

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Saudi crown prince,78, dies in Geneva (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's heir apparent Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud breathed his last Saturday at a Geneva hospital following an illness, Al Jazeera reported. He was ... Read more...

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Saudi crown prince dies in Geneva at 78


June 16th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's heir apparent prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud passed away Saturday in Geneva following an illness, Al Jazeera reported. He was 78.Nayef, who was ... Read more...

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Amnesty finds evidence of state-sponsored abuse in Syria


June 15th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS/AKI) Human rights group Amnesty International has said it has collected evidence of state-sponsored rights abuses in Syria. In its 70-page report titled "Deadly Reprisals", the Britain-based ... Read more...

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After Japan, Bihar’s ‘Super 30′ now wows South Korea


June 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) After impressing the Japanese, Bihar's 'Super 30', a free coaching centre which helps children from under-privileged backgrounds gain entry to the prestigious IITs, has now ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition elects new leader


June 10th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's main opposition group, the Syrian National Council (SNC), has elected Kurdish activist Abdel Basset Sieda as its new leader.According to Al Jazeera, the 56-year-old ... Read more...

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Clinton urges Assad to transfer power


June 7th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday urged Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to transfer power and leave his country. On the same day, reports said at ... Read more...

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Around 90 killed in fresh massacre in Syria: Report (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 7 (IANS) Opposition activists and Syrian government forces clashed in al-Qubayr village in the country's northern Hama province, in which at least 86 people were killed. The government, ... Read more...

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Nearly 90 killed in new massacre in Syria: Report


June 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 7 (IANS) Opposition activists and Syrian government forces clashed with each other in al-Qubayr village in the country's northern Hama province, leading to the death of at least ... Read more...

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Myanmar, Voice of America ink pact


June 6th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 6 (IANS) Myanmar's state-run radio and television (MRTV) and the Voice of America (VOA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), official media reported Wednesday.The MoU was signed ... Read more...

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Mubarak found guilty of role in protesters’ killings (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital sentenced the country's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday after finding him guilty of being involved in protestors' ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian president gets jail for life (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in Cairo sentenced Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday for his involvement in protestors' killings during last year's uprising, BBC reported.Mubarak, ... Read more...

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China daily asks foreign media to behave


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper Thursday asked the foreign media to take an "objective and balanced view" towards China, saying some journalists tend to be negative."We don't ... Read more...

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China expels Al Jazeera correspondent


May 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) China has expelled an American journalist working for Al Jazeera, a move that prompted the television network to shut its bureau in Beijing.Al Jazeera closed its ... Read more...

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