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British girl, 15, thought to have run away to France with teacher


September 25th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by BNO News
EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A 15-year-old British girl is believed to have run away to France with her 30-year-old math teacher, police said on Monday as her parents made an emotional ... Read more...

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Tomato battle in Spain draws the young


August 30th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bunol (Spain), Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) About 40,000 young people from all over the world Wednesday participated in a gigantic food fight with ripe tomatoes, the popular "Tomatina" festival, in the ... Read more...

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Biju comes home from the forests of Philippines


August 19th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 19 (IANS) It was a homecoming for 36-year-old K.V. Biju, who was held hostage in the forests of southern Philippines for over a year by the Abu Sayyaf ... Read more...

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Illegal Asian migrant dies crossing English channel


August 14th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) The body of an illegal Asian migrant wearing a wetsuit who tried to swim across the Channel to Britain has been found on a beach in ... Read more...

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Mom jailed for 30 years for killing two kids


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) A 45-year-old British woman who murdered her two children at a hotel in Spain has been sentenced to jail for 30 years.Lianne Smith suffocated five-year-old Rebecca ... Read more...

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Tunisia’s Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail


June 14th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer coach is dead


June 8th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Villarreal (Spain), June 8 (IANS/EFE) Veteran Spanish soccer coach Manuel Preciado died of a heart attack one day after agreeing to take the reins at Villarreal CF. He was 54.Police ... Read more...

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Two pilgrims die, many missing as boat capsizes in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Valsad (Gujarat), June 2 (IANS) At least two pilgrims were drowned and many were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off a jetty in the Arabian Sea near here in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka detains 113 on way to Australia


May 28th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 28 (IANS) The Sri Lankan police Monday arrested 113 people as they attempted to set sail to Australia illegally.Six human smugglers were also arrested in the pre-dawn operation ... Read more...

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Six students drown during stopover in southern Turkey


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by BNO News
KARAAGAC, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Six Turkish students drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in southern Turkey on Monday when they went swimming during a stopover while returning from a field trip, local ... Read more...

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Man hurt by pet cat’s death kills self


May 9th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the grief of his pet cat's death, a man in Britain decided to end his life, an inquest heard.Michael McAleese, 44, slept with the ... Read more...

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‘North Korea wastes millions on rockets while people starve’


April 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama criticised the North Korean leadership Saturday for spending millions of dollars on rockets "that don't work", while the country's ... Read more...

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Man held for sex trafficking in Russia


April 7th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Lebanese national has been detained in Russia on suspicion of trafficking a Russian woman to Lebanon and forcing her to work as a prostitute, ... Read more...

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‘Japan can crash North Korea satellite if needed’


March 18th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) If the need arises, Japan's armed forces could shoot down North Korea's satellite, planned to be launched next month, a minister has said.Japanese Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Japan warns of crashing down North Korean satellite


March 18th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese armed forces could shoot down North Korea's satellite, planned to be launched next month, if the need arises, a Japanese daily has quoted ... Read more...

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North Korea to launch satellite (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 16 (IANS) North Korea will launch an earth observation satellite next month to mark the 100th birthday of its late founding leader Kim Il-sung, the state news agency ... Read more...

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Man gets 24 years for Colombian journalist’s killing


February 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) A former militiaman was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in the murder of journalist Alvaro Alonso Escobar, who was gunned down a ... Read more...

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Modi, governor lead R-Day celebrations in Gujarat


January 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhavnagar (Gujarat), Jan 26 (IANS) The 63rd Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm across Gujarat Thursday morning. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal and Chief Minister Narendra Modi led the ... Read more...

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Youth Festival kicks off in Mangalore Thursday


January 11th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Hundreds of youth from across India have descended on this Karnataka coastal town along the Arabian Sea for 'Celebrating Diversity in Unity' at the National Youth ... Read more...

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No blind support to corporates, says Andhra police chief


December 30th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police will not "blindly" support corporates facing opposition from local communities in setting up of thermal power and other industrial projects in the coastal ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Italy for killing son


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS/AKI) An Indian immigrant was jailed Thursday after a Rome appeals court upheld a 15-year-four-month sentence he received for killing his son because he did not respect ... Read more...

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Rumours of public distribution of ‘black money’ in Andhra


October 27th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Long queues of men and women were seen outside post offices in Kakinada town of Andhra Pradesh Thursday following rumours that the government would deposit seized ... Read more...

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Two journalists dead in Libya accident


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 22 (IANS) Two Japanese journalists were killed in a road accident while they were travelling to the coastal town of Sirte in northern Libya, Xinhua reported.Another journalist was ... Read more...

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Bad day for party but Advani Yatra’s Karnataka leg on: BJP


October 15th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party said Saturday was a "bad day" for it as its former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa faced arrest in graft cases ... Read more...

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Kenyan forces in shootout with French woman’s abductors


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kenya's security forces were engaged in a fierce shootout with abductors of the French woman who was kidnapped early on Saturday from a resort island in ... Read more...

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Briton killed, wife kidnapped in Kenya


September 11th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 11 (IANS) Suspected Somali militiamen shot dead a British tourist and kidnapped his wife Saturday night in a beach resort in Kenya, authorities said Sunday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Four fishing boats sink off Maharashtra town, 18 missing


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Sep 3 (IANS) At least 18 fishermen are reported missing and 16 were rescued after four fishing boats overturned and sank in the stormy Arabian Sea off Alibaug ... Read more...

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World Champion James thanks Grenadians as country parties into the night


September 1st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) Grenada's new 400 metres World champion Kirani James has taken to social media site Facebook to say thank you after a stunning run in ... Read more...

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Girl escapes death despite being buried alive


August 9th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A teenaged girl in Britain had a miraculous escape from death after being buried alive on a beach for 15 minutes as the hole she was ... Read more...

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IT raids on superstars Mammootty, Mohanlal on (Roundup)


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Raids were conducted by Income Tax officials on two of India's biggest filmstars, Mammootty and Mohanlal, and their business associates across four southern cities Friday, and ... Read more...

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Income tax raids on Mammooty, Mohanlal (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Income tax officials Friday raided two of India's biggest film stars, Mammootty and Mohanlal, across four southern cities. Both the Kerala-based actors have been asked to ... Read more...

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Income tax sleuths knock at Mammooty, Mohanlal’s doors (Second Lead, changing dateline)


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Seven teams of income tax officials Friday raided the homes and offices of Mammootty and Mohanlal across four cities, with both the southern superstars believed to ... Read more...

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15 killed in Yemen


June 9th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), June 9 (IANS) At least 12 Al Qaeda militants and three army soldiers were killed in fierce battles between security forces and extremists in Yemen Thursday, a military ... Read more...

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Wildfire rages on Spanish island of Ibiza


May 27th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Palma de Mallorca (Spain), May 27 (IANS/EFE) A wildfire on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza has scorched some 1,500 hectares of pine forest and prompted the evacuation of 80 homes ... Read more...

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Over 3,000 protesters rally in Syria


May 14th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Syria, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 3,000 protesters took to the streets in Syria Friday, despite two days of violent crackdowns on demonstrators, local media said.Syrian interior ministry said ... Read more...

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