17 held in Mexico summer camp attack

July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen suspects have been arrested for a brutal attack on a Mexican summer camp in which two young women and three girls were raped.The attorney ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne in assault probe

May 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Rapper Lil Wayne is under investigation again for allegedly assaulting a fan who tried to take his photo.Alfredo Marino claims he saw the musician and ... Read more...

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Cuba’s ex-world champion boxer dead

May 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 22 (IANS) Cuban former world champion and 1972 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Douglas Rodriguez passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 61.Rodriguez died Sunday at home, ... Read more...

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Journalist kidnapped in Honduras

May 10th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, May 10 (IANS/EFE) A journalist with HRN, one of Honduras' leading radio networks, was kidnapped here Wednesday while driving to work.Alfredo Villatoro was abducted around 4.45 a.m., HRN said ... Read more...

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Argentine president recovering after cancer surgery

January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) An operation to remove a cancerous tumour from Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's thyroid gland has been completed "without problems or complications", the government said.The 58-year-old ... Read more...

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Argentine president to undergo surgery for thyroid cancer

December 28th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 28 (IANS) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery for thyroid cancer, her spokesman said.Fernandez, 58, who two weeks ago began her second term after winning ... Read more...

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Colombia pipeline blast kills 11

December 24th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Eleven people were killed and 81 injured Friday when a gasoline pipeline exploded in the west-central Colombian town of Dosquebradas, authorities said."It's a very sad morning," ... Read more...

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Argentine TV host home after hospital stay

August 21st, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Popular Argentine television host Susana Gimenez, who was hospitalised for three days because of an intestinal obstruction, has now been sent home where she will ... Read more...

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Briton stabs wife 100 times after reading killing manual

July 27th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) A Briton stabbed his wife at least 100 times, after researching on internet sites like "How to kill someone" and "Top 10 tips on how to ... Read more...

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TV cameraman slain in El Salvador

April 27th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, April 27 (IANS/EFE) A cameraman with a TV channel in El Salvador was gunned down on a bus while on his way to work, police said.Two unknown assailants ... Read more...

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Two criminals of France claim they fathered MEP Rachida Dati’s love child

March 12th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Two murderers in France have claimed that they fathered MEP Rachida Dati's love child after a wild sex session in a locked prison room.When Dati, 45, gave birth ... Read more...

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Assam company to invest $8 million in Colombia

February 22nd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Oil and gas exploration firm Assam Company India Limited Tuesday said that it will invest $8 million on exploring for hydrocarbons in Colombia. The announcement was made ... Read more...

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Mexican judge arrested for sexual harassment

February 6th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) A judge here was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing female subordinates at his office and demanding bottles of wine from workers in exchange for authorising their overtime ... Read more...

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Colombia seeks Indian investment in IT

February 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Colombia, one of the largest economies of South America, is offering a host of incentives to attract Indian software firms in a bid to make itself a ... Read more...

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Mexican kidnapper becomes first woman to be jailed for life

February 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) The leader of a gang that carried out kidnappings in Mexico's northern state of Chihuahua has become the first woman in the country to be sentenced to ... Read more...

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Four dead after clashes in central Argentina

December 14th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- The Bolivian Federation Civil Association on Monday confirmed that four people were killed during last week's violent clashes at Indoamerican Park of Villa Soldati in Buenos ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president hospitalised

October 4th, 2010 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Oct 4 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo, who has lymphatic cancer, was urgently transported from capital city Asuncion to a hospital in Brazil, after doctors detected a blood clot in ... Read more...

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Paraguay president undergoes chemotherapy

September 4th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo underwent a chemotherapy session at a hospital here to treat the lymphatic cancer he is suffering from, a minister said. The head of state, ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president diagnosed with cancer

August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has been diagnosed with malignant lymphoma, his doctors have said. Lugo, 59, will travel to Brazil Tuesday for more tests, Health Minister Esperanza Martinez ... Read more...

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Seventh century human remains found in Peru

July 30th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The remains of 79 human bodies dating back to the seventh century have been found at a fortress in Peru. The human remains were found inside a stone wall ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s all-time leading scorer, Raul, leaves club after 16 seasons

July 27th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Raul Gonzalez, all-time leading scorer for the international power house football club "Real Madrid", on Monday parted ways from the club after 16 seasons and 17 major ... Read more...

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Police officer, 3 relatives murdered in El Salvador

June 28th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, June 28 (IANS/EFE) A police officer and his brother, a judicial official, were murdered along with their wives in western El Salvador, a police official said. Edwin Edgardo Portillo, a 36-year-old ... Read more...

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Mexico City puts fat cops on strict diet

June 7th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Some 2,000 obese Mexico City police officers are attending weekly psychological counseling sessions and following strict diets that limit daily food intake to 2,400 calories in an ... Read more...

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Pedestrians ignore dying man on New York City sidewalk

April 26th, 2010 - 4:49 am ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel NEW YORK CITY (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- A homeless man who stepped up to help a Queens woman being attacked by a knife-wielding man was ignored by dozens of pedestrians ... Read more...

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New York pedestrians ignore dying man

April 26th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York pedestrians ignored a dying man for more than an hour, even though he was continuously crying for help. The man was stabbed when he ... Read more...

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Green tea can make your teeth stronger

April 20th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A cup of green tea a day may keep the dentist away.That's the conclusion of a new study published in Preventive Medicine, reports Discovery News.Green tea contains antimicrobial ... Read more...

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One dead, many trapped in 7.2-magnitude Mexico quake

April 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter Scale hit Mexico's Baja California area resulting in the death of one person.The quake, in Baja California, was ... Read more...

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American human trafficker arrested in Tijuana, Mexico

February 26th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TIJUANA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) – A U.S. national was arrested in Mexico on charges of human trafficking, local state police said Thursday.Gilberto Ortega Rubio, 22, is a wanted suspect in the United ... Read more...

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Texas girl, 12, ‘locked in closet for a year’

February 3rd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 3 (ANI): An American couple is behind bars for allegedly keeping their 12-year-old daughter locked in a closet for a year.Alfredo and Leticia Ines, from Brownsville in southern Texas, are ... Read more...

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EU, US seek cooperation on aviation security

January 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 22 (IANS) Ministers of the European Union (EU) and secretary of the US Homeland Security have discussed ways to enhance transatlantic aviation security following the recent attempt to blow up ... Read more...

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Daniela Dessi quits show after Franco Zeffirelli calls her ‘fat’

January 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Italian soprano opera singer Daniela Dessi is said to have become furious after director Franco Zeffirelli said she was too old and too heavy to appear in his ... Read more...

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Mexico to monitor probe into shooting of its migrant

January 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has expressed "profound concern" over the death of its undocumented migrant who was shot by a US Border Patrol agent and said it will closely monitor ... Read more...

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Cricket moghul Stanford hospitalized after prison fight with fellow inmate

September 26th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, Sep 26(ANI): Texan billionaire Sir Allen Stanford, who is in jail awaiting trial on charges related to an alleged seven billion dollar Ponzi scam, was taken to hospital after being injured ... Read more...

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Bride-to-be dies after going on 500 calories-a-day diet before wedding

September 9th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9 (ANI): A Brit bride-to-be is said to have died after she went on a 500 calories-a-day diet plan, in a bid to lose weight before her wedding.It was revealed ... Read more...

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3 starved kids rescued from Texas motel vomited when fed by protective workers

July 22nd, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Dallas, July 22 (ANI): Three children found locked inside a Love Field area motel bathroom in Texas this month were so emaciated that they vomited when child protective workers first tried to ... Read more...

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