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Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties


October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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Car bomb injures former Colombian Interior Minister Londoño, kills 2


May 16th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A car bomb exploded near a vehicle carrying former Colombian Interior Minister Fernando Londoño in the country's capital on Tuesday, killing two people nearby and injuring the ... Read more...

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Military helicopter crashes in northern Colombia, killing 13


May 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Colombian Air Force helicopter crashed in the northern region of the country on late Monday afternoon, killing all thirteen people on board, defense officials said on ... Read more...

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Former Argentina coach Pekerman to take charge of Colombia


January 7th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota (Colombia), Jan 7 (IANS) Former Argentina coach Jose Pekerman has been chosen to coach Colombia's national team, local football authorities have confirmed.Pekerman, who coached Argentina between 2004 and 2006, ... Read more...

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UN chief’s plane diverted due to volcanic ashes


June 14th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires (Argentina), June 14 (IANS) UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon's plane had to be diverted to land, 700 kilometres west of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, Monday ... Read more...

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Colombian mayor suspended for involvement in corruption case


May 4th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- Colombia's Attorney General on Tuesday suspended Bogota mayor Samuel Moreno for his alleged involvement in a corruption case, El Tiempo newspaper reported.Attorney General Alejandro Ordonez decided to ... Read more...

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Colombian police seize seven tonnes explosives


April 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Bogota (Colombia), April 7 (IANS) Colombian police have seized at least seven tonnes of explosives in the Arauca department near the border with Venezuela."Through the development of an intelligence operation ... Read more...

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Massive landslide kills two, 145 missing in Columbia


December 6th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bogota (Colombia), Dec 6 (ANI): A massive landslide has reportedly killed two persons and left around 145 others buried underground in northwestern Colombia.According to Xinhua, a two-year-old girl is among the ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato Leaves A Mark On Alex Welch: Photos Revealed


December 5th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress and singer Demi Lovato had attacked Alex Welch, a female backup dancer, on a private jet in October, while they were touring for the Jonas Brothers. TMZ now, claims ... Read more...

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Lack of vitamin D leads to ‘chubbier kids, faster weight gain’


November 9th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A study by the University of Michigan has revealed that kids who are deficient in vitamin D accumulated fat around the waist and gained weight more rapidly than ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato Deletes Her Twitter Account?


October 31st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the recent trend of celebrities is to delete their social networking sites! The American actress and songwriter Demi Lovato has reportedly deleted her ... Read more...

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Colombia’s FARC number 2 rebel commander “Mono Jojoy” killed


September 24th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- The FARC number 2 rebel commander Victor Julio Suarez Rojas was killed in a military operation that begun Tuesday night and included an air strike, officials said ... Read more...

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World’s shortest man faces challenge from world’s shortest teenager


September 7th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 7 (ANI): The world's shortest man at the moment is facing fierce competition from the world's shortest teenager.Edward Nino Hernandez, 24, from Bogota, Colombia, who stands at just 27-inches, won ... Read more...

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World’s shortest man is Colombian, measures 27 inches


September 6th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Colombian on Monday was confirmed as the world's shortest man, measuring 70 centimeters (27 inches) tall. Edward Niño Hernandez, 24, who has not grown since ... Read more...

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Moderate Earthquake Felt In Colombian Capital


July 30th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gian Gomez Bogota, Colombia, July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bogota, the capital city of Colombia experienced a moderate earthquake on the 29th of July. According to reports from the city, the earthquake measured ... Read more...

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Disease wiping out amphibians in Panama before they can be identified


July 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A park in Panama has lost 40 percent of its amphibian species in the past decade, and some wiped out even before being discovered.Biologists discovered 11 new species, ... Read more...

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Colombian rebel forces release video of hostages, one of them kidnapped over 12 years ago


June 8th, 2010 - 3:23 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) – Colombian revolutionary rebels released a video as proof that five hostages being held remain alive, including one who was taken hostage over 12 years ago, local media ... Read more...

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Colombia presidential vote heads for run-off


May 31st, 2010 - 5:46 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- Colombia's former defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos of the ruling National Unity party received the most votes on Sunday's presidential election, but not enough to avoid a ... Read more...

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Colombia to send 50 soldiers to Afghanistan


May 27th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- Colombia's Defense Minister confirmed on Wednesday that the country will send 50 soldiers to Afghanistan to join NATO forces.Minister Gabriel Silva said the Colombian Foreign Ministry has ... Read more...

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Red Cross prepares for release of two soldiers held by Colombia’s FARC


March 25th, 2010 - 3:57 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday that is preparing to facilitate the release of two soldiers currently held by FARC rebels and the ... Read more...

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Car bomb kills six, wounds 42 in Colombia’s Buenaventura


March 25th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed and 42 were injured after a powerful car bombing on Wednesday morning in Buenaventura, Colombia's largest port, authorities said.The explosion ocurred ... Read more...

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Infosys signs strategic agreement with Bancolombia


August 6th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/Bogota (Colombia), Aug.6 (ANI): Bangalore-based software major Infosys Technologies Ltd and Bancolombia today announced that Bancolombia, the largest universal bank in Colombia and among the top 500 banks globally, has selected FinacleTM ... Read more...

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Obama wore a stylish bulletproof suit for oath taking ceremony


March 5th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 5 (ANI): Barack Obama was wearing a stylish bulletproof suit when he took oath as the 44th President of the United States.Speaking in front of thousands, the new ... Read more...

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Kylie’s luggage stolen before Bogota show


November 4th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Pop singer Kylie Minogue had five of her suitcases stolen just hours before she was supposed to hit the stage in Bogota, Colombia.Thesun.co.uk reports that the luggage contained ... Read more...

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Tricky TB bacterium sugarcoats its invasion of lungs


September 30th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Common strains of TB causing bacteria have appropriated the body's immune response to play tricks on lungs cells, according to scientists.The results of this takeover are mixed. The ... Read more...

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TB bacterium uses sugar coat to become attractive to lung cells


September 30th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): Ohio State University researchers have found that the most common strain of TB bacteria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, has learnt to coat itself with a sugar called mannose, which ... Read more...

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India’s 75-year-old marathon man completes his 82nd run


May 19th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 19 (IANS) Ashis Roy, India's 75-year-old marathon man, has completed his 82nd long run, finishing the 26.2 mile course in the fifth Delaware Marathon in Wilmington in 6 ... Read more...

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Sunitha-Jozami out of Latin America tennis tourney


February 22nd, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Bogota (Colombia), Feb 22 (IANS) India's Sunitha Rao and Betina Jozami of Argentina went down fighting to top seed Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic and Bethanie Mattek of US in the ... Read more...

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Sunitha Rao-Jozami in second round of Colombia tourney


February 21st, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Bogota (Colombia), Feb 21 (IANS) India's Sunitha Rao and Betina Jozami of Argentina had to battle hard to get past the Czech-Brazilian pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Fernanda Maria Alves in the ... Read more...

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Sunitha exits in first round of Copa Colsanitas Santander tennis


February 20th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
Bogota (Colombia), Feb 20 (IANS) India's Sunitha Rao crashed out in the first round of the $185,000 Copa Colsanitas Santander tennis tournament, losing in straight sets to Edina Gallovits of Romania here. ... Read more...

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Enemas don’t shorten labour, decrease infection risk to mother or baby


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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