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22 Azerbaijanis face trial for spying for Iran


August 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Baku, Aug 28 (IANS) A total of 22 Azerbaijanis were Tuesday put on trial after being accused of secret collaboration with Iran's Revolutionary Guards, media reported.The trial started behind closed ... Read more...

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Separate bedrooms led to Cruise-Holmes divorce


July 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) What caused Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to separate? Separate bedrooms!Cruise' living quarters were on one side of a large communal area ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton praises Ela Bhatt for empowering women


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Indian social activist Ela Bhatt as one of her "heroines" for her work for empowerment of women."I have a ... Read more...

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Russian professors jailed for selling missile secrets to China


June 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court Wednesday sentenced two university professors to long prison terms for selling military secrets, including sensitive data on Russia's Bulava missile system, to ... Read more...

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CPI-M jittery as police dig deeper into murder case (Kerala Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, May 26 (IANS) The CPI-M top brass in Kerala is getting nervous with the police closing in on the party's lower and middle-level leaders in the murder case of ... Read more...

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Tensions rise in Madrid ahead of Copa del Rey final


May 25th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Controversy surrounds the celebration of Friday's Copa del Rey final between Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona in the Spanish capital of Madrid following declarations by ... Read more...

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Russian charged with selling missile secrets


May 15th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An employee at a Russian defence firm has been accused of passing secrets on the Bulava intercontinental missile to a foreign intelligence service.The secrets concern ... Read more...

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When Peter Andre turned into barman


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre turned into a barman on a night out in Dublin after he got behind the bar and started serving customers.The "Behind Closed Doors" ... Read more...

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UNSC deplores North Korea’s satellite launch (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 13 (IANS) The UN Security Council Friday deplored the satellite launch by North Korea, which it said violated the council's resolutions banning Pyongyang from using ballistic ... Read more...

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Britain fears issuing passports to terror suspects


April 6th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Britain could find itself compelled to issue passports to suspected foreigners unless secret court hearings were allowed, a media report said Friday.Home Secretary Theresa May and ... Read more...

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Russia launches anti-racism football taskforce


March 22nd, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Football Union (RFU) has launched a dedicated taskforce to tackle racism in the game, just days after a banana was thrown at a ... Read more...

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Argentina’s Chacarita stadium closed after fans riot


March 13th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 13 (IANS) The Argentine Chacarita Juniors' football stadium was temporarily shut after scores of people were injured when fans clashed with police following a match Sunday, the ... Read more...

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My grandmom has a very good sense of humour: Prince Harry


March 12th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Prince Harry says his grandmother has a good sense of humour and his family is the same as any other family when it comes to humour ... Read more...

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Tevez back to playing for Man City


February 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Argentine striker Carlos Tevez played his first match for Manchester City after the fall-out with Italian manager Roberto Mancini. Tevez lasted 45 minutes in the ... Read more...

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Journalists banned from entering Tibet: Media organisation


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 27 (IANS) China's Tibet Autonomous Region is out of bounds for foreign journalists. This causes media persons to resort to clandestine methods to get into the region, says ... Read more...

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G20 finance ministers meet in Mexico


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 25 (IANS) The finance ministers of the Group of 20 countries and central bank governors met here Friday, aiming to promote economic stability.At the opening ceremony, Mexico's ... Read more...

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Army chief age row unfortunate: BJP


February 10th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday questioned the "silence" of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the row ... Read more...

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Russia jails military officer for spying for CIA


February 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian military district court Friday sentenced an engineer of the country's Plesetsk Space Centre to 13 years in prison on charges of state treason, ... Read more...

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Of an anxiously awaited verdict and a surprised Swamy


February 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The suspense was mounting for hundreds of media persons and lawyers who jostled for space outside the court of special CBI judge O.P. Saini ... Read more...

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India gets its way as climate summit ends


December 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) An impassioned speech by Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan capped the finale of the UN climate summit that ended here early Sunday with a Durban Package, after ... Read more...

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Durban Summit goes down to the wire, negotiators hopeful of deal (Third Lead)


December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) Already way past deadlines, the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city was going down to the wire Saturday evening as ministers and bureaucrats ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga loves attention


December 5th, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga admits she likes being the centre of attention.The 25-year-old, who is known for her outlandish costumes and lavish stage sets, admits she ... Read more...

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World’s first sex school opens in Austria


December 1st, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) While many people may think it's an activity which should be best learned behind closed doors, an enterprising Swedish schoolmistress thinks otherwise. Ylva-Maria Thompson has opened ... Read more...

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Spanish Liga match cancelled after linesman hit


November 21st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) The Spanish Primera Liga game between Granada and Mallorca had to be abandoned after just over an hour on Sunday night after a linesman was hit ... Read more...

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Poland releases Russian spy on parole


November 17th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Polish authorities Thursday released on parole a Russian national who was sentenced in 2010 to three years in prison for spying.Russian businessman Tadeusz Juchniewicz was ... Read more...

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Norway terror suspect is not insane, says judge


November 15th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 14 (IANS) There was no reason to believe that mass murder suspect Anders Behring Breivik, who allegedly massacred 77 people in Oslo in July, was insane, the judge ... Read more...

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Drinking at home is silent killer for Britons


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Middle-class people in Britain are drinking so much behind closed doors that they are risking a future of ill -health blighted by cancer, liver disease and ... Read more...

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India backs Palestinian bid for UN membership


October 1st, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 1 (IANS) India came out in all out support for a Palestinian bid for membership of the United Nations as a Security Council committee met behind ... Read more...

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Peter Andre’s parents moving in with him


August 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre's parents are moving in with him after his father was hospitalised recently.The "Behind Closed Doors" hitmaker is planning to have his mother Thea ... Read more...

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Iranian foreign minister hopes for release of US hikers


August 7th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Saturday that he hopes that the two American hikers detained in Iran on espionage charges will be released soon, the ... Read more...

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Norway attacker appears in court (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Anders Behring Breivik, accused of killing at least 93 people in a twin terror attack in Norway, Monday appeared in a closed-door court hearing, BBC reported.A ... Read more...

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Norway’s mass killer faces court hearing


July 25th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Anders Behring Breivik, who admitted carrying out the twin terror attacks in Norway, was Monday slated to appear in a Norwegian court, BBC reported.The hearing will ... Read more...

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Zoom set to reveal Bollywood’s hidden side


July 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) "Bollywood Big Story", an upcoming show on Zoom, will feature discussions on hot issues from the world of glamour with some of the industry's who's ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon nominated to top UN post for second term


June 18th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 18 (IANS) The UN Security Council Friday "adopted by acclamation" a resolution to nominate incumbent UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for a second five-year term, the Council president ... Read more...

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Struass questions ICC’s resolve to tackle match-fixing


May 25th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) England Test skipper Andrew Struass questioned the resolve of cricket administrators to tackle match fixing, calling the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption body "woefully under-resourced".Strauss was ... Read more...

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