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Swiss man jailed in Cambodia for child sex


September 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 14 (IANS) An 81-year-old Swiss man was Friday convicted by a court in Cambodia's capital for his involvement in child prostitution. He was sentenced to five years ... Read more...

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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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Can’t take you to hospital, man tells pregnant wife


July 24th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A man in Britain, who refused to take his pregnant wife to hospital until she made him lunch, was spared jail, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Riasaf ... Read more...

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Intending underpant bomber was British double agent


May 11th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The man who aborted the plot of killing hundreds of passengers on a US-bound jet with an underpants bomb was a British double agent, The Sun ... Read more...

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Nigeria: Death toll in Jos church attack reaches 19


March 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by BNO News
JOS, Nigeria (BNO NEWS) -- A person who was injured on Sunday when a suicide car bomber targeted a Catholic church in the Nigerian city of Jos has died, raising the death ... Read more...

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David Hasselhoff hates being alone


March 12th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Actor David Hasselhoff has admitted that he hates being alone and finds it difficult travelling for work without his girlfriend.The 59-year-old is currently dating Welsh beauty ... Read more...

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Couple gets life term for killing ‘witch’ teenager


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A Congolese couple who tortured and drowned a teenage boy, accusing him of witchcraft, have been imprisoned for life in Britain.Magalie Bamu and her fiance Eric ... Read more...

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Several injured in Nigeria blast


February 20th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Feb 20 (IANS) Several people were injured in a car explosion Sunday near the Nigerian capital city Abuja, Xinhua reported. There were no reports of any casualties.Muhammed Garuba, police ... Read more...

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Life in prison for underwear bomber


February 17th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The 25-year-old Nigerian man convicted of trying to blow up a commercial jet with 300 people aboard on Christmas day in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to ... Read more...

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Nigeria terror attack toll rises to 162


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in coordinated attacks by a radical Islamist group in Nigeria's northern city of Kano has risen to at least 162 people, a media ... Read more...

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Six killed in Nigeria church attack


January 6th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least six people were killed and 10 injured in an armed attack on a church in northeastern Nigeria, international media reported.A group of gunmen ... Read more...

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Ex-beau proposes Katie Price?


January 4th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Katie Price's ex-boyfriend Leandro Penna reportedly proposed the former model on Christmas Day.The 25-year-old Argentine model was dumped by Price, 33, in October after dating for ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s Hawaii wardrobe creates a controversy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US First couple is drawing a lot of flak for their 17-day Hawaiian vacation, which is speculated to cost more than $3 million. And that ... Read more...

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Emergency declared in Nigeria


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in parts of the country in the wake of attacks from the Islamist group Boko Haram, ... Read more...

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Amazon sells over 4 mn Kindle devices in December


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 30 (IANS) Amazon announced Thursday that it has sold over one million Kindle devices per week throughout December, making 2011 the best holiday shopping season ever for ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka vows to punish Briton’s killers


December 30th, 2011 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 30 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has vowed to punish the killers of a British national at a tourist resort on the Christmas Day.Seven people were detained in ... Read more...

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Thousands flee after clashes between Nigerian security forces and militants


December 29th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by BNO News
DAMATURU, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy clashes between militant Islamists and Nigerian security forces have displaced tens of thousands of people in Damaturu city, an official said on Thursday.Heavy gun battles between ... Read more...

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Michelle Williams battling flu


December 29th, 2011 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Singer Michelle Williams is suffering from stomach flu.The 31-year-old fell sick on Christmas Day and she's still suffering with the illness, reports contactmusic.com."Soooooooo I am ... Read more...

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Matthew McConaughey engaged


December 27th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey has got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Camila Alves.The 42-year-old star popped the question to the Brazilian model, 28, on Christmas day. ... Read more...

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Kolkata police ‘humming’ Kolaveri to rein in errant bikers


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Smitten by the national rage "Kolaveri Di" sung by south Indian film star Dhanush, the Kolkata traffic police is literally humming 'Why this herogiri di?' these ... Read more...

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EU condemns Nigeria Christmas bombings


December 27th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 27 (IANS) The European Union Monday condemned the Christmas Day bombings in Nigeria that left scores of people dead or injured.Sunday's explosion at the St. Therasa Catholic Church ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Intro Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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11 killed in Nigeria church blasts during Christmas prayers (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja/London, Dec 25 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and many more injured after bomb blasts targetted Christmas Day church services in two Nigerian cities, BBC reported.Some 10 people ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated in style in Kerala


December 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated with gaiety across Kerala Sunday, with churches crowded right from midnight on Christmas Eve.Sudden rains caused heartburn to many who were getting ready ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas message to focus on family


December 25th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II will deliver a traditional Christmas message Sunday afternoon that will focus on the theme of "family and community".In the address written by the ... Read more...

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Mumbai ushers in Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Churches in the city were filled with thousands of pious worshippers who gathered to usher in Christmas in their best suits and shimmering skirts.The churches, decorated ... Read more...

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Vajpayee turns 88 amid health concerns


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turns 88 on Christmas Day, remains one of India's most popular and charismatic political leaders whose name ... Read more...

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Gaga to gift unreleased songs to fans


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is gifting her fans a free download of her unreleased track as a Christmas present.The 25-year-old, who refers to her fans as ... Read more...

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Ashbeer, Honey progress in Eastern India Matchplay golf


December 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Most seeded players moved into the round of 16 in the Goodricke Eastern Indian Matchplay golf championships here Wednesday. Kapurthala golfer Ashbeer Saini, winner of the ... Read more...

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Saini wins strokeplay, meets Semwal in Eastern India Match-play


December 20th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Ashbeer Saini beat Delhi golfer Honey Baisoya on the fourth play-off hole in the Goodricke Eastern India strokeplay at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club here ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay creates Christmas book for Beckhams


December 20th, 2011 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has compiled a Christmas cooking guide for David and Victoria Beckham.The 45-year-old and his wife Tana are good friends with ... Read more...

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David Cameron enjoys watching the EastEnders


December 6th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken about his family’s favorite television shows. He revealed that his family is all for the Christmas saying they take the ... Read more...

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Having sex makes you happiest: iPhone survey


November 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Having sex boosts our happiness more than any other experience, says a new study based on iPhone survey. Research involving 45,000 Apple smartphone users shows that ... Read more...

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Underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleads guilty


October 12th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has changed his plea to guilty. The Nigerian, popularly called the “underwear bomber”, is standing trial for trying to blow up a passenger plane ... Read more...

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