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Australia intercepts boats carrying more than 300 asylum seekers

May 7th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Australian Navy on Sunday intercepted three boats carrying more than 300 asylum seekers combined, the government said on Monday. It follows a series of intercepted people ... Read more...

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More 30 die when UN plane crashes in DR Congo

April 5th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KINSHASA, DR CONGO (BNO NEWS) -- A United Nations plane carrying more than 30 people crashed in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday afternoon, officials said, killing all ... Read more...

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Fire kills 16 in El Salvador prison

November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a fire at a prison in El Salvador's Ilobasco city, authorities said."There are 16 dead," ... Read more...

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Youth Congress membership set to touch half million in Kerala

June 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The membership of the Youth Congress is all set to touch the half million-mark in Kerala, a Congress legislator said Sunday. Congress legislator P.C. Vishnunadh, who will ... Read more...

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Another Pakistani arrested in Times Square bombing case

May 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have arrested the son of a prominent catering company owner in connection with the failed Times Square bombing case, US and Pakistani officials said. Salman ... Read more...

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20 Ernakulam Duronto express passengers suffer food poisoning

May 17th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, May 17 (IANS) Twenty passengers, including five children, on the non-stop Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi)-Ernakulam Duronto Express were Monday admitted to a hospital here after suffering from food poisoning. One of the passengers, ... Read more...

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Two killed, nine injured in blast near Madurai (Second Lead)

October 6th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Two people were killed and nine others injured when an explosion rocked the Cholavanthan railway station near Madurai in Tamil Nadu Tuesday evening, police said. "Paramasivam, a beetlenut ... Read more...

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507-carat diamond found in South Africa

September 29th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 29 (DPA) South Africa's Cullinan mine, the source of the world's biggest diamond, has produced yet another unusually large, high-quality diamond, the mining company that made the find announced Tuesday. Petra ... Read more...

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US welcomes resumption of India-Pakistan dialogue

July 17th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US has cautiously welcomed the reported agreement between Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Yusuf Raza Gilani to resume the India-Pakistan dialogue halted by the November Mumbai ... Read more...

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European Parliament gets its first Polish president

July 14th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), July 14 (DPA) The European Parliament Tuesday elected its first president from a former-Communist member state as the 736-seat legislature gave an overwhelming majority of votes to Poland's former conservative ... Read more...

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Britan’s Labour Party sees sharp drop in European vote

June 8th, 2009 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (DPA) Britain's ruling Labour Party appeared Sunday to be heading for a mauling in the elections for the European Parliament as first results showed a sharp fall in ... Read more...

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Charles Darwin facing accusations of plagiarism

December 28th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Experts have criticised Charles Darwin for plagiarism and unjustly claiming credit as the father of evolutionary theory.As the scientific world prepares to mark bicentenary of the author ... Read more...

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One dead, four injured in Mexico plane crash

December 21st, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 21 (DPA) One person was killed and four were injured when a small plane crashed in northern Mexico Saturday, officials said.The Cessna plane crashed and caught fire less than ... Read more...

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Dolphins in eastern tropical Pacific Ocean are on the rebound

June 6th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that eastern tropical Pacific Ocean dolphin populations are increasing in number after being depleted because of some accidental deaths between 1960 and ... Read more...

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New Pak govts stance may pose difficulties for US war on terror mission: Stratfor

March 26th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): The emergence of civilian rule in Pakistan and the initial indications from the new government might pose difficulties for the US, as far as Pakistans support in ... Read more...

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Hillary reclaims lead over Obama in Gallup poll

March 21st, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 21 (IANS) Former first lady Hillary Clinton has reclaimed the lead from Barack Obama in the race for Democratic presidential nomination for the first time since early February, ... Read more...

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