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Nothing suspicious found after US embassy in Berlin evacuated


September 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Embassy in Berlin was partly evacuated Thursday when consular section employees felt unwell after touching some documents but police found no suspicious substance, Xinhua ... Read more...

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One killed as protesters storm US embassy in Yemen (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) One person was shot dead in clashes with Yemeni security forces trying to disperse hundreds of demonstrators after they stormed the US embassy in the Yemeni ... Read more...

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Yemeni protestors storm US embassy


September 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) Dozens of protestors were wounded Thursday morning in clashes with Yemeni security forces as the protestors stormed the US embassy in Sanaa.Protestors set fire to a ... Read more...

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Karachi factory had several emergency exits, all locked


September 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) The factory in this Pakistani port city where as many as 289 people were killed in a major fire had several emergency exits, but all of ... Read more...

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US consulate set ablaze in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) Dozens of protesters rushed into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city Tuesday night and set the building on fire, said witnesses.The attack was reportedly a ... Read more...

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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... Read more...

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Curiosity sends first 3D images from Mars


August 8th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The Curiosity rover Wednesday sent back the first 3D images of the martian surface as mission controllers began testing out its camera systems.The rover also sent ... Read more...

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Rail official killed in Bihar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) A railway official was beaten to death on a train in Bihar by a group of people who thought he was a thief, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Congress team to probe civilians’ torture in Chhattisgarh


August 4th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress Friday formed a five-member panel to probe into allegations that policemen went on rampage Aug 1 at a weekly market in a Maoist-dominated ... Read more...

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Depp’s strange hobby; collects Barbie dolls


July 31st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp is passionate about accumulating star figurines."He owns dozens of limited edition Barbies. He's also got dolls based on Beyonce and Destiny's ... Read more...

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17 Tajik security officers killed


July 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 Tajik security officers have been killed during a special operation against a mafia-style group in eastern Tajikistan, an official said Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Jailor shot at, escapes unhurt


July 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) A jail official was shot at by unidentified criminals in the Bihar capital Friday but he escaped unhurt, police said.Amarjeet Singh of Beur Jail was fired ... Read more...

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Bihar destitute woman is missing


July 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Several voluntary groups in India and abroad have come forward to support a destitute woman in Bihar who sold her four month old son for Rs.62 ... Read more...

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12 die in Egypt building collapse


July 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Cairo, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people have been killed after an 11-storey building collapsed in Egypt's second-largest city of Alexandria Saturday, Al-Arabiya TV channel reported.According to Egyptian ... Read more...

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Sikhs demand ban on Kuldip Nayar’s book


July 14th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Dozens of Sikhs protested here Saturday against writer Kuldip Nayar's remarks on Jarnail Singh Bindranwale and demanded a ban on his new book "Beyond the Lines".Shouting ... Read more...

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Russia rains: Toll rises to nearly 80 (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 78 people have died after heavy downpour triggered massive floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst-hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Chinese prostitution ring busted in Italy


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of Chinese migrants were arrested and thousands searched throughout Italy Wednesday on suspicion of forcing women into prostitution.Centred in Prato city with arrests and checks ... Read more...

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Myanmar president postpones Bangladesh visit


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein's visit to Bangladesh has been postponed due to ongoing ethnic tensions in that country.Dhaka made the announcement Sunday following foreign secretary level ... Read more...

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25,000 people take J&K; professional entrance test


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Over 25,000 candidates Saturday sat for the common entrance test (CET) for various professional courses across Jammu and Kashmir, said an official of the board for ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole takes vitamin shots


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is reportedly injecting herself with vitamin B12 shots to cope with the hectic showbiz lifestyle.The 28-year-old singer posed for photographers at London's ... Read more...

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Emraan, Vidya to romance in Mumbai monsoon for ‘Ghanchakkar’


June 19th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The shooting of Vidya Balan-Emraan Hashmi starrer "Ghanchakkar" has been advanced by a month, and director Rajkumar Gupta's excitement knows no bounds. He will finally ... Read more...

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Employees’ march foiled in Srinagar, dozens arrested


June 16th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Police in Srinagar Saturday used water canon to disperse a protest march by state government employees and also arrested dozens of agitating employees.Scores of protesting employees ... Read more...

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16 killed, dozens injured in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and dozens of others, including children, injured in Pakistan's Khyber Agency Saturday after a bomb ripped through a market area, ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistan blast


June 16th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and dozens of others, including children, injured in Pakistan's Khyber Agency after a blast occurred in a market Saturday, Geo ... Read more...

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France urges new Syria sanctions


June 14th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will ask the US and its European Union partners to impose new sanctions against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, French Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Bangladesh garment workers demand wage hike


June 13th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured Wednesday when striking garment workers clashed with police on the outskirts of Dhaka.Golam Rouf Khan, director of industrial police, told Xinhua ... Read more...

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Britain lifts hosepipe ban


June 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Britain will lift its hosepipe ban due to "exceptional" rainfall over the last three days.Britain's three biggest water companies -- Anglian Water, Thames Water and Southern ... Read more...

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47 killed in Iraq car bombings


June 13th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 13 (IANS) At least 47 people were killed and many others injured in Iraq after a series of car bombings rattled the capital city of Baghdad Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Five bodies found in quake-hit Afghan district


June 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 12 (IANS) Five bodies have been found from the rubble in an Afghan district that was hit by a landslide after an earthquake jolted parts of the country ... Read more...

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Bihar jail to auction 500 mobile phones


June 11th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) The Beur Central Jail here plans to auction more than 500 mobile telephones seized from inmates in recent months, officials Monday said."It is the first such ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman doctor held for poisoning Afghan girls


June 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) A Pakistani woman doctor has been charged with poisoning female school students in Takhar province of Afghanistan, an official said.The incident came to light after dozens ... Read more...

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Floods hit west Wales in Britain, 50 rescued


June 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Dozens of people have been rescued in Britain after flood waters inundated several areas in the country.About 50 holidaymakers were rescued from a flooded riverside caravan ... Read more...

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