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Blast at Mexican gas facility kills 26, seven still missing


September 20th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people were killed Tuesday and seven others remain missing after a huge blaze erupted at a Petr├│leos Mexicanos (Pemex) natural gas facility in northern ... Read more...

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US Open: India’s Somdev makes a first-round exit


August 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman made a first round exit from the men's singles of the US Open tennis tournament, going down to Spaniard Ruben Ramirez ... Read more...

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Spain’s unemployment falls slightly


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS) The unemployment in Spain fell by 27,814 people in July, which implies a decline of 0.6 percent compared with June, authorities said.The month of July ended ... Read more...

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Mexican man found living with sister’s corpse


September 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) An octogenarian in Hidalgo, a state in central Mexico, has been found living with his dead sister's corpse, officials said.The discovery was made Thursday night ... Read more...

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Storm kills 16 in Mexico


July 4th, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 4 (IANS) Torrential rains in Mexico triggered by tropical storm Arlene has led to the death of at least 16 people while 20,000 have been affected across ... Read more...

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Plant lice species tracked through social network


May 18th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Facebook was in the news for helping scientists identify scores of fish species in Guyana's remote Cuyuni River. Now researchers have discovered another species with ... Read more...

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Six killed in Venezuelan plane crash


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) All six people aboard a twin-engine Cessna 340 died when the plane crashed in eastern Venezuela near the Colombian border, authorities said.The aircraft went down Tuesday outside the ... Read more...

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16th Kolkata film fest kicks off; Kurosowa, Tagore in focus


November 10th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) With a bouquet of 127 films from 38 countries, the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, one of the biggest cultural galas of West Bengal, opened here Wednesday.Ramananda Sengupta, ... Read more...

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Kolkata Film Festival 2010 Will Screen 127 Films From 38 Countries


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Kolkata Film festival is going to be flagged off very soon, this year the gala event will showcase 127 films from over 38 countries.  The ... Read more...

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127 films from 38 countries to be shown at Kolkata film fest


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) Altogether 127 films from 38 countries, including Satyajit Ray's documentary "Sikkim", will be shown at the 16th Kolkata Film Festival to be held here Nov 10-17, West Bengal ... Read more...

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Missing Indian student in Sydney wanted to ‘test his physical ability’, claims pal


October 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 6 (ANI): One of the friends of Abhijeet Swami, a 20-year-old Indian engineering student who has been missing for almost a week in Sydney, has claimed that Swami was "not ... Read more...

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Spanish academy starts YouTube campaign to ‘crowd-read’ classic Don Quixote


October 1st, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): In a bid to promote Spain's most famous novel Don Quixote, the Royal Spanish Academy has invited people around the world to record short chunks of the classic ... Read more...

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Seven die in Mexico shootout


August 31st, 2010 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Seven people died in a nearly 15-hour battle between gunmen and soldiers in Mexico, defence department said Monday. The clash began Sunday night when troops tried to search ... Read more...

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Mexican mayor shot dead


August 30th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS) A mayor in a Mexican town was shot dead by gunmen, authorities said. Marco Antonio Leal Garcia, mayor of Hidalgo town, was attacked when he was travelling ... Read more...

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Texas man gets death penalty for killing three children


July 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburg, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from the south of Texas has been convicted and found guilty of killing the three children of his wife in 2003.John Allen Rubio was sentenced ... Read more...

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Texas Man Gets Death Penalty For Killing His Children


July 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Texas, July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from south Texas has been given the death penalty after it was reported that he was involved in the killing of his three ... Read more...

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20 killed in Mexico drug violence


June 12th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 12 (IANS/EFE) Twenty people were shot and killed in Ciudad Madero town in northeastern Mexico in drug-related violence, officials said. Six bodies were found in El Chipus neighbourhood of the ... Read more...

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Spanish matador gored during bullfight


April 26th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A Spanish bullfighter was gored during a bullfight in Mexico and is now in a serious condition after losing litres of blood. Jose Tomas was seriously injured when ... Read more...

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Mexican lawmakers approve creation of space agency


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The lower house of Mexico's Congress has voted to approve the creation of the Mexican Space Agency, or AEXA, which will be in charge of developing the ... Read more...

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“Young Money” To Embark On US Tour


December 17th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Young Money" group, the rapper band that has been created by the proteges of rapper Lil Wayne, seems to be on a roll. The group ... Read more...

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Mexico to drop photo of Madrid mayor’s air-kiss from anti-flu ad


November 14th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): Authorities in Mexico have recalled an anti-swine flu health campaign after picture of Madrid's mayor Albert Ruiz-Gallardon kissing the cheek of the President of the Madrid region, Esperanza ... Read more...

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Six Mexicans held for trying to swap child for property


November 10th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 10 (EFE) Six Mexicans were arrested for allegedly trying to exchange a two-year-old child for a plot of land, authorities said. Four months ago Alejandra Resendiz Ramos and husband Elias ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy advance to US Open second round


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy of Czech republic advanced to the second round of US Open tennis, battling past Romanian pair of Victor Hanescu and Gabriel ... Read more...

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12 killed in Mexico violence


August 8th, 2009 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 8 (EFE) Nine gunmen and three police personnel were killed in a gunfight in Mexico's central Hidalgo state, officials said Friday. The fighting started when gunmen opened fire at ... Read more...

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500-year-old maize Goddess sculpture restored


August 7th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Experts have restored a 500-year-old Chicomecoatl monolith, found recently in Zempoala municipality, Hidalgo, which represents the goddess of maize.According to a report in Art Daily, the sculpture was ... Read more...

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Flu fears turn Mexico City into ghost town


April 28th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 27 (EFE) Residents of Mexico City went back to work Monday in a relatively empty city where schools, universities, restaurants, movies, museums and other establishments remained closed to prevent ... Read more...

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Man gets $2.6 mn for 14 years’ false imprisonment


March 31st, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 31 (DPA) A 43-year-old New York man is to receive $2.6 million as compensation for spending nearly 14 years in jail for a crime he did not commit, the ... Read more...

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Mexico to build space port


March 31st, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 31 (DPA) Mexico plans to begin construction of a space port to send satellites in space this year, an official said Monday. The facility will be located in the southern ... Read more...

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Mysterious Mexican pyramid may have been built by newfound ancient culture


December 9th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Archaeologists have said that several stone sculptures that were found in central Mexico 15 years ago, point to a previously unknown culture that likely built a mysterious ... Read more...

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At least 20 killed as bus falls off cliff in Mexico


May 20th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
DPA Mexico City, May 20 (DPA) At least 21 people have been killed and more than 20 injured when a bus plummeted 200 meters off a mountain highway in the Mexican state of ... Read more...

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Joe Johnston replaces Mark Romanek as The Wolf Man director


February 4th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Joe Johnston has replaced Mark Romanek as the director of the big-budget Universal Pictures pic The Wolf Man.Romanek walked out of the deal following a dispute over the ... Read more...

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