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Unicef condemns prison abuse of minors in Georgia


September 21st, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Unicef has condemned the human rights violations against juveniles in Georgia's prisons, after videos were shown on two Georgian TV networks that portrayed prison ... Read more...

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25 injured in Islamabad protests over anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 25 people, including 15 policemen, were injured in the Pakistani capital and the army had to be called in to contain a massive protest ... Read more...

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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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One killed as protesters storm US embassy in Yemen (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) One person was shot dead in clashes with Yemeni security forces trying to disperse hundreds of demonstrators after they stormed the US embassy in the Yemeni ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi consulate attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in a rocket attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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Speed-detecting cameras help save lives: UAE study


September 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) A vast majority of drivers in the UAE - around 71 percent - don't see speed detecting cameras as a money-making scheme, says a survey ... Read more...

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11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) Afghan police and army, backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 11 Taliban militants in different provinces since Saturday, the country's Interior Ministry said ... Read more...

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Russian faces jail for taking money from beggar


September 7th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS) A man in south Russia's Astrakhan region faces up to 10 years in prison for allegedly taking 46 rubles ($2) from a beggar, RIA Novosti reported.According ... Read more...

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Industrial-scale drug lab found in Guatemala


September 6th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) Police found an industrial-scale synthetic-drug lab in a rural area near the Mexican border, Guatemala's interior ministry said Wednesday.The facility in the village of San ... Read more...

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Pakistani executed in Saudi Arabia


September 5th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabia Tuesday executed a Pakistani national in Medina city for trafficking heroin.Hayat Sayed Lal Sayed had attempted to smuggle heroin in his stomach, the Saudi ... Read more...

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Ecuadorian interior minister’s brother murdered


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Juan Antonio Serrano, the brother of Ecuadorian Interior Minister Jose Serrano, was murdered Sunday and five people have been arrested in connection with the killing, the ... Read more...

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UAE sends plane to Oman to bring home injured citizens


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the airlifting of seven UAE citizens injured in a traffic accident in Oman for treatment ... Read more...

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Twelve killed in Afghan suicide bombing


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people were killed and 59 injured in central Afghanistan Saturday when two suicide bombers struck a US-Afghan military base, according to ... Read more...

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Nearly 150 Vietnamese migrants held in Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia have discovered at least 142 undocumented migrant workers from Vietnam who were making clothes in the Moscow region, the interior ministry said.None ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in drug plane crash in Venezuela


August 30th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A small plane carrying drugs crashed into a mountain in the northwestern state of Lara, killing the pilot, the Venezuelan interior ministry said."We presume that ... Read more...

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11 militants killed on Georgia-Russia border


August 30th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 11 militants and three special forces personnel have been killed near the Georgia-Russia border, the Georgian interior ministry said.Interior Ministry units Wednesday sealed ... Read more...

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Taliban deny involvement in Afghan killings


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has said it was not involved in the beheading and shooting of 17 people in Afghanistan, and called the accusation "baseless propaganda".The Afghan ... Read more...

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Woman suicide bomber kills six in Russia


August 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS) A woman suicide bomber killed six people in Russia's southwestern Dagestan region Tuesday, according to local officials.The attack was carried out in the village of Chirkey, ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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Eight killed in separate attacks in Iraq


August 27th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 26 (IANS) Eight security personnelmembers were killed in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in and near Baghdad Sunday, police said.In Baghdad, gunmen attacked the building of a local ... Read more...

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Libyan interior minister quits


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked for the performance of the security forces during a surge of violence, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... Read more...

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Afghan police kill 15 militants, detain 11


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (IANS) Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations since Wednesday, the interior ministry said in ... Read more...

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Five injured in Russia shooting


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five people were injured Wednesday in a random shooting incident at a market in southwest Russia, an official said.The incident took place in Stavropol.Five people ... Read more...

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Mobile services restored in Pakistan (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Mobile phone services, which were suspended in Pakistan ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to thwart possible terror attacks on markets and congregations, were restored Monday after a 14-hour ... Read more...

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Moscow cop held with one kg cocaine


August 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer in Moscow was dismissed from service as well as detained after one kg of cocaine was found in his possession, the interior ... Read more...

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Police investigate Anzhi terrorism claims


August 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police are investigating reports that a terrorist attack has been planned for a football match between Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg and big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala, ... Read more...

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Italian top fugitive mafia boss held


August 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Italian police Friday arrested a most wanted boss of the Neapolitan mafia "Camorra", ANSA news agency reported.Francesco Matrone, who remained on the run for a double ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed


August 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 12 (IANS) About 40 Taliban militants were killed by security forces in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.The anti-insurgency operations were carried out in more than half ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 250 Pakistani Hindus have moved to India after promising authorities here that they will return after completing their pilgrimage, media reports said Friday.The Hindus, ... Read more...

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Syrians held in Russia for poaching rare birds


August 9th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's Siberia region have detained nine Syrians on charges of poaching rare Saker falcons, the interior ministry said.The nine men were detained Wednesday ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq violence


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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