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‘Censorship on journalists a threat to democracy’


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Violence and censorship against mediapersons are a "threat" to democracy and also constrains their ability to operate freely, an international body of journalists said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen apologises to Kutcher


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has written an open letter to Ashton Kutcher apologising for his recent criticism of the actor, and admitted that his comments were "disrespectful".The ... Read more...

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Gaddafi killing smacks of war crime: Prosecutor


December 16th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) The killing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi by rebel forces "creates suspicions" of war crimes, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has ... Read more...

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Why Kashmiris want the hated AFSPA to go


November 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Caught in the crossfire between security forces and separatist militants for over two decades, Kashmiris say the government must revoke the controversial Armed Forces Special ... Read more...

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Gaddafi was shot in the head: Autopsy


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi died of a gunshot wound to the head, the chief pathologist said after doctors completed the autopsy Sunday.Othman el-Zentani did not ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi should have been alive for being prosecuted


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril wishes Muammar Gaddafi were alive so that he could have prosecuted the dictator for his actions during his 42-year rule. "To ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son vows to avenge father’s death


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seif al-Islam, one of the sons of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has vowed to take revenge for his father's death.Gaddafi was killed Thursday by the ... Read more...

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Libyan NTC member doubts Gaddafi death account


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) A member of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has raised doubts over the exact circumstances of the death of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, Al Jazeera reported."Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Woman dies in Kashmir crossfire


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) One woman was killed and her husband wounded in the crossfire between soldiers and guerrillas in a forest area Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, a ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartels acquire tanks


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican government’s fight against drug trafficking has moved to the next level with some drug cartels acquiring tanks. In just four years, nearly forty thousand ... Read more...

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US revises story of Osama’s killing; says he was not armed


May 4th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was not armed, but put up resistance during the US raid, US officials say offering a revised narrative about the ... Read more...

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Osama was unarmed but killed as he resisted, says US (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was unarmed but killed because he resisted the American forces that stormed his hideout in Pakistan.Giving a most detailed ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama asks Irish to work hard to strengthen economy


April 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has asked the people of Ireland to work harder if they are to overcome the financial crisis gripping their country.The ... Read more...

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Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh police crossfire


March 24th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh), Mar.24 (ANI): In a joint operation led by Police Superintendent Mayank Srivastava, police and paramilitary forces gunned down two Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur District.A huge cache of arms and ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ending Cambodia, Thailand hostilities


February 7th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Cambodia and Thailand to make "an effective arrangement" to end hostilities and "exercise maximum restraint"."The secretary-general is deeply concerned by reports ... Read more...

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CVC tells apex court media tarnished his image


February 1st, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P.J. Thomas Tuesday told the Supreme Court that media tarnished his image as he did not oblige them by speaking to them amidst ... Read more...

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Bangladesh ‘death squad’ trained by UK police resumes extra-judicial killing


January 27th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London/Dhaka, Jan.27 (ANI): A Bangladeshi paramilitary unit that receives training from British police has resumed killing people in so-called "crossfire" incidents that human rights groups say are extra-judicial killings.According to The Guardian, ... Read more...

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16 NATO tankers torched in Balochistan


January 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 16 NATO oil tankers were torched by unidentified attackers in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said Saturday.The incident occurred Friday night in the Mangoli area ... Read more...

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47% of Afghans feel country moving in right direction: Poll


November 10th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 10 (ANI): Afghans are more optimistic about the future than they were previously, with 47 percent of those surveyed claiming that Afghanistan was moving in the right direction, according ... Read more...

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Two killed in Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls violence


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Two people were killed in sporadic incidents of violence during the third round of the four-phased panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh Friday.While candidate Shyam Tripathi was gunned down ... Read more...

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Militants nabbed after 10 hours siege in Peshawar


August 28th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Security forces managed to overpower militants who took two officials hostage and were holed up in an office building after more than 10 hours of gunfight ... Read more...

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One killed, 14 injured as militants attack Army convoy in J-K


August 11th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Rajouri, Aug 11 (ANI): At least one person killed and 14 others, including two Army jawans, were injured after militants attacked a convoy of the Army in Rajouri district of Jammu and ... Read more...

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One dead, nine injured in militants attack on Army convoy


August 11th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 11 (ANI): A woman was killed and around nine others, including two Army personnel, were injured, when a passenger bus was caught in a crossfire between Army ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron kills ninjas in Brandon Flowers’ new video


July 27th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 27 (ANI): Charlize Theron will be seen battling ninjas in the new video for Brandon Flowers' debut single, Crossfire.With her fighter avatar, the Oscar-winning actress has indulged Australian director Nash ... Read more...

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On Rahul’s birthday, Amit Jogi to lead march into Dantewada


June 14th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) A 40-strong youth contingent led by Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader Ajit Jogi, has planned a seven-day foot march, starting on Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's ... Read more...

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Eight Afghan civilians killed in attacks


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 3 (DPA) Eight civilians, including four bothers, were killed in a firefight and an explosion in southern Afghanistan, a provincial spokesman said Thursday. Four civilians were killed in crossfire ... Read more...

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Clinton confident about Sri Lankan probe into alleged war-crimes


May 30th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has endorsed the probe being conducted by Sri Lankan authorities into alleged war-crimes during its violent military campaign to quell the Liberation ... Read more...

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Eliot Spitzer to replace Campbell Brown at CNN?


May 20th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are speculations that Eliot Spitzer may replace Campbell Brown at CNN. It was announced yesterday that Campbell Brown was unhappy with the ratings of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama honours Irishman for spirit of forgiveness


May 5th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, May 5 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Wednesday honoured Richard Moore, an Irishman for his "spirit of forgiveness and compassion".Forty eight-year-old Moore, at the age of 10, was blinded ... Read more...

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New York pedestrians ignore dying man


April 26th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York pedestrians ignored a dying man for more than an hour, even though he was continuously crying for help. The man was stabbed when he ... Read more...

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Caught in crossfire, Chhattisgarh tribes traumatised


April 12th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), April 12 (IANS) Hundreds of impoverished tribal families caught in the crossfire between security forces and Maoists in the vast forested terrain of Bastar are feeling traumatised, with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WikiLeaks released the ‘Collateral Murder’ video of the 2007 attack in Baghdad


April 6th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks has released a video named as ‘Collateral Murder’ that is about the 2007 attack on the civilians in Baghdad. The video shows that there ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks Posts ‘Collateral Murder’ Video Of Iraq Attack


April 6th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 2007 video footage showing U.S. helicopter strike in Baghdad, Iraq has been released by a website that leaks secret government documents in order to ... Read more...

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Dhaka cops shut down exhibition on extra-judicial killings


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) A photography exhibition on extra-judicial killings carried out by government agencies was shut by police here. Indian writer and human rights activist Mahasweta Devi, however, went ahead and ... Read more...

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Maoists ignore PETA appeal, continue to kill dogs


March 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 16 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas continue to kill dogs in rural Bihar, ignoring the appeal of animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), police said Tuesday. "We have received ... Read more...

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