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Jammu prisoners participate in kite flying festival

August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) The staff and prisoners of Kot Bhalwal Jail, on the outskirts of Jammu city, together celebrated the Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Krishna, by taking part in ... Read more...

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Egypt safe for tourists, says president

August 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt remains a stable and safe destination for tourists despite the revolution in 2011 that ousted Hosni Mubarak, President Mohamed Morsi said Monday.Morsi was speaking ... Read more...

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Rise in foreign tourist arrivals in Mexico

August 16th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) The number of foreign tourists visiting Mexico reached 11.4 million in the first half of 2011, a 3.3 percent rise compared with the same period ... Read more...

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Accused of rape, Mexican singer held in US

January 22nd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican singer, accused of raping a teenaged girl in Quintana Roo state, has been arrested by US authorities just across the border in Texas and ... Read more...

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BSF delegation arrives in Pakistan

October 27th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) A delegation of India's Border Security Force (BSF) has reached Lahore city to attend a bi-annual meeting with Pakistan Rangers in which the issues of smuggling and illegal ... Read more...

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NATO supplies resume through reopened Pak-Afghan border

October 11th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 11(ANI): NATO supply trucks and oil tankers have started crossing the Pakistan-Afghan border at Torkham after Islamabad agreed to open the crossing after an 11-day deadlock."The first convoy through the ... Read more...

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Mexico Demands Probe In Border Shooting

June 9th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mexican officials have asked U.S. to investigate the shooting at the border crossing, that links the Ciudad Juarez to El Paso, Texas. The shooting killed a 14 year old boy, who apparently ... Read more...

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3,500 Palestinians cross Egypt’s border to reach Gaza

June 5th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rafah (Egypt), June 5 (DPA) Around 3,500 Palestinians crossed Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip since Egypt opened it last Tuesday after Israel's attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, a security source ... Read more...

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Dora the Explorer branded ‘Dora the Illegal Immigrant’ by anti-immigration activists

May 22nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Campaigners are using soft-power to fight Arizona's controversial anti-immigration law. They have appointed Nickelodeon's endearing Spanish-speaking cartoon character 'Dora the Explorer' as their ambassador.Doctored pictures show the ... Read more...

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India-Pak talks the only principled way forward: Bashir

February 26th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir on Friday said India and Pakistan should begin the composite dialogue only if it is based on equality, sovereignty and mutual respect.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Five levels of vetting for former Jammu and Kashmir militants

February 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Security agencies have worked out a five-level verification process for the surrender-and-rehabilitation of Kashmiri militants in Pakistan-administered Kashmir who want to return home, top ... Read more...

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North Korea plans release of US missionary from detention

February 5th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 5 (DPA) North Korea plans to release a US missionary who has been detained since December after illegally crossing the border from China, the state-run Korea Central News Agency reported ... Read more...

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17 Pakistani security personnel die in suicide attack (Lead)

August 27th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (DPA) A suicide bomber detonated explosives at a Pakistani security post on the border with Afghanistan on Thursday, killing himself and 17 others, a government official said. The attack ... Read more...

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North Korea sentences two US journalists to 12 years in prison

June 8th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): North Korea has sentenced two US journalists to 12 years hard labour in prison for "hostile acts" against the rogue state.Euna Lee and Laura Ling were captured ... Read more...

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Israel to open treatment centre for injured Gazans

January 18th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 18 (Xinhua) Israel Sunday said it would open an emergency medical centre at the Gaza border to provide treatment for the wounded Palestinians.The centre, at the Erez border crossing, is ... Read more...

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US seeking new supply routes into Afghanistan

November 19th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Torkham (Afghanistan), Nov. 19 (ANI): The United States is reportedly seeking new supply routes into Afghanistan to counter the Talibans attacks on NATO supply-laden trucks. One of the routes under consideration is ... Read more...

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Israel, Hezbollah swap prisoners

July 16th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Rosh Hanikra (Israel), July 16 (Xinhua) Israel and the Lebanese Hezbollah group began swapping prisoners Wednesday at the Rosh Hanikra Lebanon-Israel border crossing. Hezbollah handed over to the Red Cross two black ... Read more...

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Nandita Das’ first Pakistani film premieres at Osian’s

July 12th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Critically acclaimed actress Nandita Das is upbeat about her first Pakistani film that premieres at the ongoing Osian's-Cinefan film festival and hopes many more Indian ... Read more...

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Egypt uncovers tunnels, weapons near Gaza border

July 5th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Rafah (Egypt), July 5 (DPA) Egypt uncovered three tunnels near the Rafah crossing on its border with the Gaza Strip Saturday and seized weapons and explosives in the strategic Sinai peninsula, according ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to hold talks on release of POWs

March 26th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah Border, Mar 26 (ANI): Pakistan and India will hold talks on the release of prisoners of war (POW) of 1965 and 1971 conflicts.This issue is being ... Read more...

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