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‘Kidney for an iPad’ trial begins in China


August 11th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Five people are facing trial in China after a student sold his kidney to buy an iPad and iPhone, the Daily Mail reported.The 17-year-old nearly died ... Read more...

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Del Potro dreams of Olympic medal


July 17th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 17 (IANS) Argentinean tennis star Juan Martin Del Potro says bringing home a medal from the London Olympics would be as good as winning a Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Two school kids killed in Syria bombing


July 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 15 (IANS) A bomb went off near a school in Syria's central province of Hama, killing two children and injuring at least 10 other people, state-run SANA news ... Read more...

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11 killed in south China rains


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains in southern China's Guizhou province have killed at least 11 people and damaged homes of 980,000 residents, officials said.Authorities ... Read more...

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Seven Chinese miners killed in gas burst (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) A sudden burst of gas inside a coal mine in China's central province of Hunan killed at least seven miners Sunday, officials said.A total of 39 ... Read more...

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Iran summons Afghan envoy over anti-Iran media reports


July 1st, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 1 (IANS) Iran summoned the Afghan charge d'affaires in the country to protest recent Afghan media reports that said Tehran was showing ill treatment to illegal Afghan refugees, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to establish warning system for n-disasters


June 30th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Atomic Energy Authority is to set up nuclear disaster early warning system in the naval bases around the island in the wake of increasing ... Read more...

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Wild animals killed 17 in Mozambique


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Maputo, June 22 (IANS) Wild animals such as crocodiles, elephants and lions have killed at least 17 people in a Mozambican province this year, according to Radio Mozambique.Over 40 people ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Exotic cactus species found in Cuba


June 4th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Havana, June 4 (IANS) Scientists in Cuba have discovered the presence of a rare and exotic but harmful coastal species of cactus called Opuntia stricta, on small islets in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Growth in Cuba private sector restaurants, lodging


May 11th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Havana, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Cuba currently has 1,618 restaurants and 5,207 lodgings within the non-state-run sector after the reforms implemented by the government of Raul Castro to increase the scope ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IAEA expert dies in Iran car accident


May 8th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 8 (IANS) An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert died Tuesday in a car accident in central Iran, reports said.Two experts of IAEA were injured in a car ... Read more...

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South African government accelerates land reforms


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 23 (IANS) The South African government is speeding up its plan to redistribute land to rightful owners, the official Bua news agency reported Sunday."The government has set a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vietnam hit by mystery skin disease


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, April 22 (IANS) A province in Vietnam has been hit by a mysterious skin infection that has already killed 19 people and affected more than 170, BBC reported.Vietnam will ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gas pipeline blown up in Syria


March 24th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 24 (IANS) A gas pipeline was blasted in a Syrian province Saturday, leading to leakage of about 700,000 cubic metres, reports said."An armed terrorist group" blasted a gas ... Read more...

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Iran launches air drill


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Monday launched a four-day air defence drill to ensure protection of important national facilities, Iran's Fars news agency reported.The exercise in the south of ... Read more...

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Iran’s IRGC begins new military drill (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 19 (IANS) Ground forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) started a new round of drills in central Iran Sunday, Xinhua reported citing the official IRNA news ... Read more...

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11 killed in Syria bus attack


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Jan 23 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed Sunday when armed groups attacked a bus in Syria, Xinhua reported.The bus was transporting 14 passengers, including military personnel, when ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 wounded in Iraq attacks


December 20th, 2011 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 20 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 wounded in separate bomb attacks in central Iraq Monday, the police said.In Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin, ... Read more...

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Iran denies plans to build new nuclear plant


December 16th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 16 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) rejected Thursday an Iranian lawmaker's remarks stating that the country planned to build a new nuclear plant in the ... Read more...

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Seven trapped Chinese miners found alive


November 19th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) Seven labourers, trapped in a coal mine in China early Friday, have been found alive underground the caved-in mine, Xinhua reported.According to the regional coal mine ... Read more...

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Syria releases 1,180 people held during protests


November 16th, 2011 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 16 (IANS) Syria Tuesday released a total of 1,180 people, who were arrested during the eight-month long unrest in the country and didn't commit homicide crimes, the state-run ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

5,300 jobless after Thai floods hit 20,000 firms


November 6th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 6 (IANS) Over 5,300 people have lost their jobs after operations in 20,000 companies in Thailand were affected by floods, officials said.Athit Ismo, director-general of the labour ministry's ... Read more...

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Thai flood toll rises to 446


November 5th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 5 (IANS) A total of 446 people were killed in the floods that have inundated the upper part of the country for almost three months, authorities said Saturday.Central ... Read more...

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100 crocodiles escape from flood-hit Thailand farm


October 11th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 11 (IANS) Thai authorities are looking for about 100 crocodiles that escaped from a farm in a flood-hit province.About 100 crocodiles escaped Sunday when the crocodile farm in ... Read more...

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Thai flood toll reaches 269


October 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 11 (IANS) A total of 269 people have died and four people were missing in the floods that have inundated the upper region of the country for almost ... Read more...

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Three killed in Iraq blast


September 23rd, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 23 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 17 injured Thursday in a car bomb blast in central Iraq, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred near a restaurant in ... Read more...

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At least 26 die after drinking illicit alcohol in Kenya


September 15th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people have died in several parts of Kenya this week after consuming illicit alcohol with extreme levels of methanol, local media reported on Wednesday.Radio Citizen ... Read more...

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Six killed in firing on protesters in Syria


June 25th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed Friday in Syria as thousands of anti-government protesters took to streets in cities demanding freedom and reforms, Xinhua reported.Armed groups ... Read more...

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25 killed in twin car bomb blasts in Iraq


June 21st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 21 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 34 others injured Tuesday morning in two car bomb explosions in a central Iraqi city, Xinhua reported.The blasts occurred ... Read more...

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Six soldiers killed in terrorist attack in central Yemen


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six security men were killed early on Saturday by suspected terrorists in Yemen's central province of Baidha'a, a security source said.The state-run Saba news agency ... Read more...

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Syria introduces new reforms with 10,000 jobs


May 13th, 2011 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 13 (IANS) Reflecting its determination to push forward reforms, Syria introduced a new package of reforms while the government troops ended its mission in the central province of ... Read more...

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India to build $10 mn hospital in Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday signed an agreement with a Chennai-based company to build a $10 million, 150-bed hospital in the central province of Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eight Pakistani Muslim preachers arrested in Burundi on terror suspicions


February 8th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Bujumbura, Feb 8(ANI): Burundian police have arrested eight Pakistani Muslim preachers in a mosque in the central province of Gitega, according to police and local officials."A group of eight people calling themselves ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Use of children to transport drugs increasing in Colombia


December 28th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The use of children to transport small quantities of drugs in Colombia increased this year by 18 percent over 2009, according to a National Police report published Monday ... Read more...

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Thai woman kills self during Internet broadcast in front of boyfriend, others


December 6th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Users of an online video chat room watched in horror on Sunday as a Thai woman killed herself over an argument with her boyfriend, according to local media ... Read more...

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