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Ben Ali’s former advisor held in Tunis


September 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 4 (IANS) A former advisor and personal secretary of toppled Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested Monday in Tunis, a media report said.According to Shems ... Read more...

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Ecuador refuses to extradite Belarus cop


August 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador's top court has rejected an extradition request for a former Belarusian investigative police officer.According to Belarusian news portal Platforma, 30-year-old Alexander Barankov, wanted by ... Read more...

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Raiding embassy for Assange will be ’suicidal’, Ecuador tells UK


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) It would be "suicide" for Britain to enter Ecuador's embassy in London to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuador President Rafael Correa has warned.Correa warned such ... Read more...

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Julian Assange trying to deflect attention: US


August 21st, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US government has accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of trying to deflect attention from his sexual assault charges after he called on Washington to stop ... Read more...

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South America backs Ecuador’s asylum offer to Assange


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 20 (IANS) The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) has voiced its support to Ecuador in granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and strongly condemned Britain ... Read more...

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End witch-hunt against WikiLeaks: Assange urges US


August 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Sunday urged the US to end its "witch-hunt" against the whistle-blowing website, BBC reported.In his first public statement since entering the Ecuador ... Read more...

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Visas to Pakistani Hindus: India rejects conspiracy


August 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India Saturday rejected Pakistan's charges of a "conspiracy" about giving so many visas to Pakistani Hindus, saying due process and diligence was exercised in accordance ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Russia denies plans to grant asylum to Assad


July 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to provide asylum to embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We are not even thinking about it. Those ... Read more...

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Tunisian military court sentences Ben Ali in absentia


July 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, July 19 (IANS) A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia for complicity in the killing of ... Read more...

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Doctor detained in murder of mentally-ill woman in Bengal


July 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A doctor was detained Sunday in connection with the death certificate of a mentally-ill woman suspected to have been raped and murdered last month in West ... Read more...

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Russia warns West of ‘big war’ in Syria


July 6th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow lashed out Thursday at the Western position on Syria, saying it could aggravate the situation to the point of war."Their (Western) position is most ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks releases 2.4 mn e-mails on Syria


July 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks said Thursday it has begun publishing more than 2.4 million e-mails from Syrian officials, government ministries and companies between August 2006 and ... Read more...

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Russian exorcist stabs wife to death


June 29th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's St. Petersburg city has been placed in a psychiatric ward after he attempted to exorcise the devil from his wife by ... Read more...

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Taliban man stays in Britain, saying outfit will kill him


June 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A Taliban militant, who killed NATO soldiers in Afghanistan and supplied the outfit with weapons, has managed to stay in Britain, claiming he will be ... 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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Chidambaram denies bias against Myanmar refugees


May 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday denied any discrimination against Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar on the basis of religion and said they would ... Read more...

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Osama’s widow wishes asylum in Britain


April 19th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's youngest widow wishes to spend her life in Britain with her five children and meet the Royal Family, The ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed more than 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, Xinhua quoted a senior official ... Read more...

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Court declares Norway killer sane


April 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A court in Norwegian capital Oslo has said mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a shooting spree in July last year, was ... Read more...

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Thousands of Afghanis, Pakistanis apply for EU asylum


March 24th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 24 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 Afghanis and 15,000 Pakistanis have applied for asylum in the European Union (EU) in 2011, the EU's statistical office said.A total of 301,000 people ... Read more...

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No Russian asylum for Syrian president: Minister


March 21st, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has not told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to leave Syria and take refuge in Russia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."Nobody invited him to Moscow," ... Read more...

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Nasheed not to seek asylum in Sri Lanka: Daily


February 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed has said he will not seek asylum in Sri Lanka despite his family being here but instead continue to fight ... Read more...

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Big Brother star Makosi kicked out of Britain


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Big Brother star Makosi Musambasi was busted when she tried to enter the United Kingdom with her sister’s passport. UK immigration officers say the 31-year-old tried to ... Read more...

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Mexico deported nearly 50,000 migrants in 2011


January 4th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 4 (IANS/EFE) Mexico deported nearly 50,000 Central American migrants in 2011, a government report said.A total of 46,716 Central Americans were deported between Jan 1 and Nov ... Read more...

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Gujarat officer facing land scam probe may get bail


December 8th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday indicated that it may grant bail to Gujarat cadre Indian Administrative Service officer Pradip Sharma, currently in Bhuj jail for his ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to remain in Niger


November 16th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saadi Gaddafi, the son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will remain in Niger until the UN lifts a ban on his freedom of movement, ... Read more...

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Now Saadat Hasan Manto’s ‘Toba Tek Singh’ a play


September 6th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto's popular short story "Toba Tek Singh" is being turned into a play, which is being produced by Sunil Bohra.The ... Read more...

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Nicaragua ready to shelter Gaddafi


August 24th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nicaragua would consider giving asylum to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi if he asks for it, an aide to the Central American country's president told ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher’s shop ‘Pretty Green’ looted in the London riots


August 10th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The riots in UK is taking its toll on businesses in the country. Looters have taken advantage of the chaos by breaking into and stealing from several ... Read more...

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Tibetan origin woman held for trying to get fake Nepali passport


August 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman of Tibetan origin, suspected to be a refugee living in Bangalore, has been arrested after she tried to obtain a fake Nepali passport.Police ... Read more...

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Russian woman loses fight to keep dogs instead of parents


July 29th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A St. Petersburg woman barricaded herself in her apartment, throwing glassware and spraying tear gas at bailiffs who arrived to take her 11 ... Read more...

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Big Brother recap: Housemates prepare for ‘The Golden Key’ challenge


July 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Housemates at the Big Brother House are strategizing for “The Golden Key” challenge. The “Veteran” housemates have already sworn to each other that they will stick together ... Read more...

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Hindu trader shot dead in Pakistan


June 13th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A Hindu trader was gunned down by unidentified militants Monday in a market in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said.The trader, identified only as Dewan, was killed ... Read more...

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