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Obama urges Syrian president to stop killings


February 5th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to stop the killings in the country and step aside for a democratic transition ... Read more...

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China, Indonesia condemn Delhi terror attack


September 8th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China and Indonesia Thursday condemned the terror attack in New Delhi that killed 12 people and injured more than 90 others Wednesday.The explosion took place around ... Read more...

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UN Security Council hails death of bin Laden


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 3 (IANS) The UN Security Council Monday welcomed the news of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's death as a "critical development" in the global anti-terror campaign, ... Read more...

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Shocked Black Caps send messages of support via Twitter to Christchurch victims


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23 (ANI): New Zealand cricketers, who are in India for the 2011 World Cup, have reacted in horror to the bad news that at least 65 people had died ... Read more...

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ICC expresses condolences for Christchurch quake victims


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.22 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed its condolences and sympathy to the people of Christchurch, New Zealand, after the devastating earthquake which has claimed many lives, injured scores ... Read more...

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Prince Charles honours Britain’s Gurkha soldiers


January 29th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles has paid tributes to the Gurkha soldiers killed or injured in the Afghanistan war, saying their contribution has made the war-torn country a better place.Charles ... Read more...

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Gospel Singer ‘Marvin Sapp’ Loses Wife MaLinda Sapp to Colon Cancer


September 10th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
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Marvin Sapp’s Wife Malinda Sapp Loses Her Battle With Cancer


September 10th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS)Praise Houston radio station announced yesterday that Malinda Sapp, the wife of veteran gospel singer Marvin Sapp passed away after losing her battle with colon cancer. The ... Read more...

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Military plane crash at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska kills 4


July 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by BNO News
ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- Four airmen were killed on early Wednesday evening when a large military cargo plane crashed at Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage, officials said ... Read more...

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Four die in C-17 plane crash in Alaska


July 29th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by BNO News
ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- Four airmen were killed on Wednesday evening when a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military cargo plane crashed at Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage, ... Read more...

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CPI-M attacks intellectuals for silence on Maoist violence


May 15th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday spoke out against civil rights groups and intellectuals for not criticising the Maoists for killing political workers in West Bengal. Condemning ... Read more...

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Around 100 dead, including 61 Dutch citizens, in Tripoli plane crash


May 12th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- Around 100 people were killed after an Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane from South Africa crashed in the Libyan capital on early Wednesday, officials said. At least one passenger, ... Read more...

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Kentucky Governor addresses West Virginia mine tragedy


April 6th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo addressed on Tuesday their thoughts and desires regarding the West Virginia mine explosion, the Office of the Governor ... Read more...

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Russia hints at Pak-Afghan militants’ hand in blasts (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 30th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto/Moscow, March 30 (IANS) Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, who is in Canada to attend a foreign ministers' summit, said terrorists from the Pakistan-Afghan border region may have a hand in Monday's ... Read more...

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G8 stands with Russia in fight against terrorism


March 30th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 30 (IANS) Expressing support for Russia in its fight against terrorism, G8 nations Monday condemned the twin suicide attacks in Moscow that claimed 38 lives in packed subway stations. Speaking ... Read more...

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UK Foreign Secretary Miliband says shocked by Chile quake, no word on British casualties


February 28th, 2010 - 2:42 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- UK's Foreign Secretary David Miliband released the following statement on the earthquake in Chile on Saturday. The earthquake left more than 100 people dead and unleashed ... Read more...

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Kirk Cameron mourns the loss of Andrew Koenig


February 27th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former stars of the show ‘Growing Pains’ – Kirk Cameron and Tracey Gold were shocked when they came to know that the their ... Read more...

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Fury over ‘terminally ill’ Lockerbie bomber still living six months after release


February 15th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Feb 15(ANI): Cancer-hit Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi's 'ever improving health' has sparked fresh fury, as Scotland Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has been criticized for not seeking a second opinion ... Read more...

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Australia urges India to avoid hysteria over student’s killing


January 6th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 5 (IANS) Australia's Acting Foreign Minister Simon Crean has urged India not to fuel hysteria over the killing of a student in Melbourne even as India issued an advisory asking ... Read more...

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Madonna’s tour stage in France collapses, kills one


July 17th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna had to cancel her Marseille, France concert after a stage being built for her performance collapsed killing one and injuring six.The stage at ... Read more...

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One dead, nine injured as stage for Madonna concert collapses


July 17th, 2009 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 17 (DPA) One person was killed and at least nine were injured Thursday in the French city of Marseille when a stage being set up for a Madonna concert ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 official passenger list


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:15 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Air France has released a confirmed list of the nationalities of passengers onboard the presumed crashed, Paris-bound AF447 flight. As previously announced, Brazilians, French, German, Chinese and Italian nationals top the list ... Read more...

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South African Tamils demand action against Colombo (Lead)


May 21st, 2009 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 21 (IANS) The Tamil diaspora in South Africa has sought strong international action against the Sri Lankan government for "atrocities" against the country's minority Tamil community.Mickey Chetty, president ... Read more...

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South African Tamils call for action against Colombo


May 21st, 2009 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 21 (IANS) The Tamil diaspora in South Africa has demanded for strong action against the Sri Lankan government for the atrocities made against the country's minority Tamil community. ... Read more...

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Four killed in attack on Dutch royal parade (Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, April 30 (DPA) Four people were killed Thursday when a car ploughed into spectators in what police described as a deliberate attack on a parade attended by Queen Beatrix of the ... Read more...

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Australia pitches in to help fight bush fires in Victoria; death toll climbs to 84


February 8th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.8 (ANI): With the death toll from bush fires in Victoria reaching at least 84 by 9.30 p.m. Australian time, the other five states, the federal government and authorities in ... Read more...

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Commonwealth condemns Mumbai terror attack


November 27th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma Thursday expressed his outrage at the "despicable and barbaric" terror attacks in Mumbai. “The Commonwealth strongly condemns such despicable and barbaric attacks on ... Read more...

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‘US stands with India in fight against terrorism’


September 15th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The US has condemned the Sep 13 terrorist attacks in New Delhi and said it stands with and is ready to help India in its ongoing fight to ... Read more...

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EU condemns attack on Indian embassy in Kabul


July 7th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 7 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana has denounced the terrorist attack outside the Indian Embassy in Kabul Monday that killed more than 40 people, including five staff ... Read more...

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European Commission expresses shock over Jaipur bomb blasts


May 15th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, May 15 (IANS) President of the European Commission (EC), Jose Manuel Barroso, has sent a message to the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing "shock and great sadness" over the bomb-blasts ... Read more...

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EU urged to send fact-finding mission to Tibet


March 18th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 18 (DPA) Hundreds of Tibetans Tuesday called on the European Union (EU) to investigate allegations of Chinese repression in their country during a protest held outside the bloc's headquarters in ... Read more...

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