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Norway killer’s dad wants to publish book about son


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS) Jens Breivik, father of mass murderer Anders Breivik who killed 77 people in Norway last year, plans to publish a book about his son, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Advani blames Bangladeshi immigrants for Assam violence


July 31st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Tuesday blamed the immigration of people from Bangladesh into Assam for the communal violence in the state.Advani, who is touring the ... Read more...

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British schools face space crunch


July 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Nearly one million extra school places will be needed within eight years as rising birth rates and immigration push pupil numbers to a 50-year high, the ... Read more...

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IOC Chairman upbeat about Olympics


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) chairman Jacques Rogge has given a positive appraisal of the situation in London, just six days before the opening ceremony July 27.Rogge ... Read more...

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British border force threaten strike


July 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A British union whose members operate the immigration and arrival service at airports has announced it will go on strike July 26, a day before the ... Read more...

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Austria needs immigration to fill job gaps: Minister


July 11th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 11 (IANS) Despite current concerns over unemployment, Austria will need more immigrants to fill job gaps in future, Minister for Social Affairs Rudolf Hundstorfer said here. "Over the ... Read more...

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3,000 human traffickers punished in Pakistan in 2011


July 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A total of 2,861 human traffickers were brought to justice in Pakistan last year, parliament was informed Tuesday.Minister of State for Interior Affairs Imtiaz Safdar Warriach ... Read more...

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Norway to build separate psychiatric ward for Breivik


June 29th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norway's Health Directorate has ordered the construction of a separate psychiatric ward inside Oslo's Ila prison for self-confessed mass killer Anders Breivik if he is ... Read more...

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Taliban man stays in Britain, saying outfit will kill him


June 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A Taliban militant, who killed NATO soldiers in Afghanistan and supplied the outfit with weapons, has managed to stay in Britain, claiming he will be ... Read more...

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Norway killer’s friends viewed him as gay


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Friends of self-confessed Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik believed he was a recluse or homosexual, the Norwegian media reported Tuesday.Two of Breivik's friends gave evidence ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cracks down on illegal workers after Indian’s death


May 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has cracked down on foreigners working illegally after an Indian died while working in a steel plant, an official said here Tuesday.The Indian was ... Read more...

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Go to hell: Man tells Norway killer at trial


May 11th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 11 (IANS) An unidentified man Friday screamed "Go to hell! You killed my brother" and interrupted the trial of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who massacred 77 people ... Read more...

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100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) About 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations, with some medics in the country offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as ... Read more...

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Salvadoran remittances rise


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Remittances to El Salvador rose 10.1 percent in the first two months of this year compared with the same period in 2011, the nation's central ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria to meet Obama


March 17th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 17 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria will visit President Barack Obama next week in Washington to discuss education, immigration and the economy. And she is nervous."I'm always ... Read more...

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Sarkozy says he will trim migrants quota


March 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said if re-elected, he would cut immigration flow to half. "Our system of integration is working more and more badly, because ... Read more...

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EU forces Britain to take in 12,000 Indian workers


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Mrach 2 (IANS) Brussels has drawn up a plan that could force Britain to admit 12,000 workers from India despite soaring unemployment at home, the Daily Mail reported.The order ... Read more...

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Butler’s mistaken identity


January 27th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler says he was once mistaken as a troublemaker at an airport after he was returning straight from an audition for an action ... Read more...

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Rebirth for us, say ship tragedy survivors from Tamil Nadu


January 20th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) "It is a rebirth! Only god saved us", were the comments that gushed out of survivors of the ill-fated Italian oceanliner Costa Concordia on reaching here ... Read more...

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Migration to Britain to fall in 2012


January 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Migration to Britain will fall in 2012 by almost a third from its record high figures, a think-tank has said.The Institute for Public Policy Research said ... Read more...

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Jet to operate all flights to London despite strike


November 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday said it would operate all its three flights to London Wednesday despite a 24-hour nationwide strike in Great Britain, an official said.The airline ... Read more...

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`Singapore economic growth may be slower in coming decade’


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 23 (IANS) Singapore's economic growth is likely to be relatively slower in the coming decade compared with its past high growth, Minister of State for Trade and Industry ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks Nepal to hasten setting-up of check posts


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday asked his Nepalese counterpart to expedite the setting-up of integrated check posts on the Nepalese side of the border."Construction ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: CM Punk vs Miz


October 18th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As The Miz made his way to the ring last night on 'WWE Monday Night Raw', he was accompanied by R Truth. Mis would be facing CM Punk. ... Read more...

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Britain hit by brain drain


August 30th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Britain has been hit by one of the worst brain drains in history, as a million qualified citizens now live in other countries like the US, ... Read more...

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25 percent of British babies born to foreign mothers


August 26th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) One out of four babies born in Britain in 2010 were born to migrant women, including those from India and Pakistan, official statistics show.Figures released by ... Read more...

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Difficult to stop Norway-style attack, says British official


July 25th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) British security forces might not be able to stop a Norway-style terror attack, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.Hague said it was harder to prevent atrocities ... Read more...

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Britain is Europe’s top destination for migrant settlers


July 13th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) More immigrants settle permanently in Britain than in any other European country, a study has said.Nearly 397,900 foreign nationals decided to live in Britain in 2009, ... Read more...

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Britain will be most populated European country by 2060


June 9th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Britain would become the most populated country in the European Union by 2060, according to latest statistics.The population of Britain would be 79 million by the ... Read more...

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Gaga to learn sign language


June 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Lady Gaga has decided to learn sign language to communicate with her hearing-impaired fans.Thesun.co.uk reports that Gaga has been inspired to take up American sign language ... Read more...

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Hooda stopped at airport twice


May 21st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Randeep Hooda, who was to leave for Bangkok to shoot an ad for an automobile brand, was apparently forced to return from the Mumbai international ... Read more...

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Donald all set to sign new contract with New Zealand


May 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, May 13 (IANS) South African pace legend Allan Donald is all set to sign a fresh contract with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as bowling coach.Donald had delayed signing a ... Read more...

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Drop ‘birther issue’, says Mayor Bloomberg to Trump


April 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): New York city mayor Michael Bloomberg has asked Donald Trump to stop raising the 'birther' issue and to focus on other important issues.Businessman Trump has become famous for ... Read more...

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Cameroon to discuss how migrant influx has divided Britain


April 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will deliver a speech to Conservative Party members in Hampshire in which he will highlight how the migrant influx has divided the ... Read more...

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England star Cole removes ‘racist remarks’ after Twitter backlash


March 31st, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Soccer star Carlton Cole has removed immigration jokes from Twitter that he posted about Ghana fans during England's 1-1 draw at Wembley last night.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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