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Chavez bumps opposition hopeful from airwaves

September 18th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Television coverage of a speech by opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles was interrupted Monday when incumbent head of state Hugo Chavez commandeered Venezuela's airwaves for an ... Read more...

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Mexicans send 74 tonnes of campaign material to the dump

February 29th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican capital's city government said it has hauled away more than 74 tonnes of electoral campaign material after a civic group mobilized hundreds of ... Read more...

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Japan marks 15th anniversary of Kobe earthquake

January 17th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 17 (DPA) Japan marked the 15th anniversary Sunday of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that hit Kobe and neighbouring cities, killing more than 6,400 people and injuring nearly half a million. The ... Read more...

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Hot dog makers sued for not using cancer warnings

July 23rd, 2009 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 23 (RIA Novosti) A civic group working to cut the spread of cancer in the US has initiated a suit against the makers of hot dogs for not using ... Read more...

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Casino operator, legislator assaulted panchayat member: civic group

February 8th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Condemning the attack on an elected panchayat member, a civil society group Saturday accused a local Congress legislator of colluding with a casino operator before carrying out the ... Read more...

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Dhaka-London terror link charge an ‘imperialist conspiracy’

April 11th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) The British contention that that there are links between terror groups in Dhaka and London is "an imperialist conspiracy" aimed at declaring Bangladesh "a failed state", a civic ... Read more...

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