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UAE charity group holds iftar in 19 countries


July 29th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS/WAM) The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment has carried out Ramadan iftar programmes for the poor in 19 countries, including India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Child piano playing prodigy sets new Guinness record


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ethan Bortnick, an 11 year old piano player has set a new Guinness record for being the youngest musician to headline his tour at the age ... Read more...

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27 dead in Haiti truck crash


April 9th, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, April 9 (IANS) At least 27 people have died in Haiti when a truck overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle.The accident took place near the ... Read more...

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Anderson to auction her car to raise funds


January 14th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Pamela Anderson has offered her luxury car for auction to raise funds for ongoing relief efforts in Haiti.Dailystar.co.uk reports that she has listed the ... Read more...

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40 Haitian immigrants drown off Cuban coast


December 26th, 2011 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Dec 26 (IANS) At least 40 Haitian illegal immigrants have drowned when their ship sank off the Cuban coast, Xinhua reported Sunday.The accident took place Saturday off the ... Read more...

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Sean Penn a communist: Cuban actress Maria Alonso


December 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (IANS) Cuban actress Maria Conchita Alonso has termed veteran star Sean Penn a "communist".The former co-stars were recently spotted screaming at each other at the ... Read more...

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Stiller to open schools in Haiti


December 13th, 2011 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Actor Ben Stiller has decided to put funds raised through his charitable organisation to good use. He has pledged to build eight new schools in earthquake-hit ... Read more...

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Lionel Richie to get humanitarian award


December 5th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) Singer Lionel Richie will be honoured with a humanitarian award by the Harvard University for helping quake-hit Haiti.The singer will be honoured with the Peter ... Read more...

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Thurman urges fans to help famine-hit Africa


October 29th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Uma Thurman has urged her fans to donate money to famine-hit people of Horn of Africa and help rally support for the region.The actress has ... Read more...

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Acting career seems like a dream: Sean Penn


October 17th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn says he is so engrossed in relief work in quake-ravaged Haiti that his film career seems like a dream.Penn set up ... Read more...

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Usher to be honoured for philanthropy


October 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Singer Usher is to be honoured with an award in recognition of his charity work.He will be presented the Philanthropy Freedom Award from the National Civil ... Read more...

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Sean Penn joins Egyptian makeover efforts


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn has joined hands with Egyptians who are attempting to tell the world the country is a safe place to visit in ... Read more...

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Aniston splashes $450,000 on painting


September 25th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has spent a whopping $450,000 to buy an oil painting at the Artists for Haiti auction.Aniston was at the auction with ... Read more...

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Campbell to receive charity honour


September 16th, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell will be honoured for her charitable works.Campbell, who has raised more than $7 mn for charitable causes, will be awarded at the ... Read more...

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10 kids rescued from Haitian human smuggler


July 28th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, July 28 (IANS)At least 10 children, who were smuggled from Haiti, have been rescued by authorities in the Dominican Republic, a terrestrial border security unit said.According to the ... Read more...

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Cruz feels passionate about children causes


May 25th, 2011 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Penelope Cruz has become more dedicated towards children's charities after becoming a mother herself.Cruz has been passionate about kids' causes and even ... Read more...

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Wilde to be honoured at Maui Film Fest


May 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde is set to be honoured with the shining star award at the Maui Film Festival in Hawaii next month.Dailystart.co.uk reports that Wilde will ... Read more...

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Campbell to raise funds with charity fashion show at Cannes


May 13th, 2011 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell is busy organising a charity catwalk show to raise funds for Japan during the Cannes International Film Festival in France next week.Campbell ... Read more...

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Wilde to make documentary on Haitian children


May 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde is planning to direct a movie about a Haitian children's baseball team."I'm going to Haiti to work on a documentary about a Little ... Read more...

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UN summit of least developed nations begins Monday


May 9th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 9 (IANS) The 4th UN summit of the Least Developed Countries starts Monday in Istanbul, and would focus on ending poverty, Prensa Latina reported.The summit would seek ... Read more...

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Johansson, Penn fuel relationship rumours by holding hands at White House


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Actors Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have added fuel to the rumours that they are dating after they were spotted holding hands at a White House party.There ... Read more...

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Subo’s Lent sacrifice on sweets helps charity


April 25th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): It has emerged that Susan Boyle had given up sweets for Lent in support of a charity.The 'Britain's Got Talent' star gave up the indulgence to support the ... Read more...

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Palin not running for 2012 presidential polls: Rev Franklin Graham


April 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Reverend Franklin Graham, the influential and controversial pastor who travelled to Haiti with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, has said she would not be running for the ... Read more...

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Courteney Cox criticised by daughter


April 16th, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox's six-year-old daughter criticised her mother's desicion for opting a lavish holiday instead of joining estranged husband David Arquette on a charity mission to ... Read more...

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Johansson moves in with Sean Penn?


April 15th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has reportedly moved into Sean Penn's $3.8 million home.The couple have only been dating since February - two months after "Iron Man ... Read more...

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Shakira donates $400,900 to rebuild Haiti school


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Singer Shakira has reportedly donated $400,900 to rebuild a school damaged in an earthquake in Haiti.The "Hips Don't Lie" hitmaker had pledged to rebuild the ... Read more...

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Duhamel organises charity run for quake-hit Japan


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Actor Josh Duhamel is organising a charity run to raise money for quake-hit Japan.The "Transformers" star was shocked by the destruction caused by the magnitude-9 ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen is set to perform in Haiti


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen is planning to team up with actor friend Sean Penn for a live show in Haiti and the proceeds from the event will ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean shot in Haiti


March 21st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Singer Wyclef Jean was shot in Haiti while he was campaigning for a friend standing in its presidential election.A bullet grazed Wyclef's hand when he stepped ... Read more...

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Jean-Bertrand Aristide returns to Haiti after a 7-years exile


March 19th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jean-Bertrand Asistide has returned to Haiti today after a 7-years exile. Much to the chagrin of US authorities who wanted him to stay away from the earthquake ... Read more...

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Bullock donates $1 million to Japan relief fund


March 18th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 18 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to help earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.The Oscar winner's donation has ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen to join Sean Penn on charity trip to Haiti


March 5th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Troubled actor Charlie Sheen has revealed his plans to join close pal Sean Penn on a charity trip to Haiti, which was devastated by two earthquakes in ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen plans Haiti charity trip


March 5th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen plans to join singer Sean Penn on a trip to Haiti to help victims of the devastating 2010 earthquake that killed up ... Read more...

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Christchurch earthquake damage is as bad as Haiti quake: Helen Clark


February 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has said that the earthquake in Christchurch is bad as the Haiti earthquake of 2010.According to the stuff.co.nz website, Clark visited Christchurch ... Read more...

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Sampras, Agassi to meet again in Paribas Showdown


February 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20(ANI): Tennis legends Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras are scheduled to play each other in a charity game on February 28 at the Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden ... Read more...

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