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US arrests suspect in bomb plot

January 10th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb sites in the US state of Florida.Sami Osmakac, arrested Saturday night, is a naturalized US ... Read more...

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Yugoslavian leader Ante Markovic dies

November 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zagreb, Croatia, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ante Markovic, the last leader of former Yugoslavia, has passed away at the age of 87 years. Family members say the former Prime Minister died suddenly ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s wife in talks to buy Croatian resort

September 8th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) The wife of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is negotiating to buy a tourist resort in Croatia, a media report said.Croatian daily Makarska Chronicle said Gaddafi's wife ... Read more...

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500,000 fans to attend brass band fest in Serbia

August 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 9 (IANS/AKI) About half a million fans from all over the world will attend the brass band festival that opened in the town of Guca in central Serbia ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Campose is 12 Corps commander

June 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Lieutenant General Philip Campose, a Mechanised Infantry officer, has taken over as the new commander of the Jodhpur-based 12 'Konark' Corps, an army press release ... Read more...

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Europe’s most wanted war crimes fugitive Mladic held (Lead)

May 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 26 (IANS/AKI) Alleged Serbian war criminal and Europe's most wanted fugitive Ratko Mladic was arrested Thursday in Serbia, Serbian President Boris Tadic said."Today we close one chapter in ... Read more...

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Serbian folk diva indicted for stealing millions

March 30th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Serbian folk diva Svetlana Raznatovic has been indicted for allegedly stealing millions of dollars in illegal football player transfers from her Belgrade club to foreign squads, ... Read more...

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US kids develop ‘Math is for boys’ stereotype as early as 2nd grade

March 15th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Researchers have found that children in the US express the stereotype that mathematics is for boys, not for girls, as early as second grade.The University of Washington study ... Read more...

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‘Maths for boys’ stereotype develops in second grade

March 15th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Gender stereotypes regarding maths may develop as early as the second grade, says a new study. Children applied the stereotype to themselves: boys identified themselves with ... Read more...

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Croatian protesters continue to challenge government

March 1st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Croatian anti-government protesters continued to demonstrate Tuesday in the capital Zagreb and other cities, with demonstrators calling for an end to corruption and demanding government resignations and ... Read more...

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Egypt unrest might cause economic collapse: Boutros Ghali

February 5th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) The current revolt against President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt could cause a collapse of the economy, former United Nations secretary general Boutros Boutros Ghali has said. "A country ... Read more...

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Milosevic confidante jailed in Serbia for embezzlement

December 28th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Dec 28 (IANS/AKI) A Belgrade court has sentenced a confidante of former president of Yogoslavia and Serbia Slobodan Milosevic to eight years in prison for defrauding the country of 60 million ... Read more...

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State-run, private Indian firms tie up for Africa projects

December 12th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The state-run Engineering Projects India (EPI) Saturday signed an agreement with Universal Empire Infrastructures Limited (UEIL) to secure high value infrastructure development projects in Africa and South ... Read more...

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100 skeletons found in lake bordering Serbia, Bosnia

October 27th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) At least 100 skeletons, believed to belong to victims of 1992-95 war, have been discovered in lake Perucac, bordering Serbia and Bosnia, officials said.Amor Masovic, the head of ... Read more...

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The truth about Bosnian brunette who claims she bedded Becks revealed

September 26th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): The background of a high profile prostitute, Irma Nici, who claims to have bedded soccer ace David Beckham, has been exposed.She was born Irma Nezirovic, and is ... Read more...

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‘Afghan Girl’ Photographer Recalls His Experience

September 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve McCurry - the Photographer who became famous after the publication of the famous 'Afghan girl' photograph recalled the experience in an interview given to a ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie to make directorial debut with Bosnian war film

August 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): Angelina Jolie is all set to debut as a director - and a screenwriter - for an upcoming feature film.The film will feature a romance set against ... Read more...

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Jolie to work on Bosnian war love story

August 22nd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 22 (ANI): Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie will soon begin work on a film set during the Bosnian War.The actress made the announcement after a visit to the country's capital ... Read more...

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Mass grave of World War II troops found

June 30th, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, June 30 (DPA) Croatian police confirmed that a mass grave from the Second World War was found on the outskirts of Zagreb, local media reported. The grave is believed to contain remains ... Read more...

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Tito’s grandson seeks return of Communism

April 9th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 9 (IANS/AKI) Thirty years after the death of former Yugoslav communist stalwart Josip Broz Tito, his grandson and namesake Josip Broz has begun the uphill task of resurrecting his grandfather's ... Read more...

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Rome clears Europe’s largest gypsy camp

January 20th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 20 (IANS/AKI) Rome mayor Gianni Alemanno was accused of discrimination when he began clearing out Europe's largest gypsy camp in the Italian capital. The move was supervised by the Red ... Read more...

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Osama sought high-tech weapons from Yugoslavia: report

January 12th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 12 (DPA) Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden tried to covertly buy weapons from former Yugoslavia in the 1980s, but was turned down, according to an investigation by the Belgrade ... Read more...

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Bosnia war could have been avoided: Karadzic

December 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) Bosnia's 1992-95 war could have been avoided, says wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic. He Monday blamed Muslim leader Alija Izetbegovic and foreign powers for triggering the ... Read more...

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Dokic grateful to Australians for supporting her tennis career

May 27th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 27 (Xinhua) Jelena Dokic, playing at the French Open for the first time since 2004, thanked all the Australians for saving her tennis career. Australian citizen Dokic, who was born in ... Read more...

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US nominates Afghanistan, Iraq ambassadors

March 12th, 2009 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, March 12 (DPA) Lieutenant General Karl Eikenberry, a NATO official and former commander of international forces in Afghanistan, was nominated to be the US' next ambassador to Afghanistan by President Barack ... Read more...

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Berlin Film Fest: ‘The Yes Men…’ wins audience award

February 14th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 14 (DPA) American anti-globalisation pranksters The Yes Men won the audience prize for one of the Berlin Film Festival's main sections Saturday as part of the buildup to the presentation ... Read more...

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Australia hiding hundreds war criminals: Report

February 11th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 11 (ANI): A research has found that Australia could be giving shelter to hundreds of war criminals from conflict zones as diverse as East Timor and Afghanistan. According to ... Read more...

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Woman denies being mistress of Karadzic

July 28th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A woman who was said to be very close to former Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic has denied being his mistress. Mila Cicak, 53, reported by Serbian ... Read more...

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Russia calls for closer of the Hague tribunal

July 10th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 10 (RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday demanded the closure of the UN war crimes tribunal in the Hague over the "biased" acquittal of Bosnian Muslim Naser Oric. The International Criminal ... Read more...

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No EU enlargement without Lisbon Treaty: Sarkozy

June 20th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
DPA Brussels, June 20 (DPA) The European Union (EU) will not accept any new member states until its reforming Lisbon Treaty comes into force, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday. "Without the Lisbon ... Read more...

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Slovenian nuclear plant leak causes EU-wide alert

June 5th, 2008 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
DPA Brussels, June 5 (DPA) The European Union was placed on alert Wednesday as a nuclear power plant in Slovenia reported a leak in the cooling system. The plant in Krsko, in south-west ... Read more...

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Former Croatian general gets seven years for war crimes

May 30th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Zagreb, May 30 (DPA) A Croatian court Friday sentenced a retired general to seven years in prison for war crimes against Serb civilians during Croatia's 1991-95 war of independence. Mirko Norac, 40, ... Read more...

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Colombian Red Cross chief resigns for failing to free hostages

May 21st, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Bogota, May 21 (Xinhua) Chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Colombia Barbara Hintermann has resigned from her post for failing to free hostages held by a rebel ... Read more...

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Acquitted ex-warlord gets hero’s welcome in Kosovo

April 5th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
DPA Pristina, April 5 (DPA) Former Kosovo rebel commander and prime minister Ramush Haradinaj have returned home to a hero's welcome after being acquitted of alleged war crimes against Serbs. A drummer group ... Read more...

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Russia’s NATO envoy condemns US military aid to Kosovo

March 29th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Brussels, March 29 (RIA Novosti) Russia's envoy to NATO has said the US decision to supply arms to Kosovo is a direct violation of a UN Security Council resolution. US President ... Read more...

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