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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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Gunman kills 4 at Minnesota workplace before shooting self


September 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by BNO News
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire in the state of Minnesota killing four people, before fatally shooting himself, local authorities said Friday.The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at around ... Read more...

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UK and Chinese nationals among 19 killed in Nepal plane crash


September 29th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven British and five Chinese tourists were among nineteen people who were killed Friday when a small passenger plane crashed in the Nepali capital, local authorities said. ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills 5 family members in southern Afghanistan


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TARINKOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb attack killed at least five members of a family in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday.The family was traveling in their vehicle and on ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 30 in Mexico gas facility plant explosion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll reached 30 after Tuesday's gas facility explosion in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.Initial reports indicated that at least 26 people had been killed ... Read more...

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Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

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Michigan man stabs Chrysler Group co-worker to death before killing self


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
DETROIT, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Michigan man killed a Chrysler factory co-worker in the before reportedly killing himself, local authorities said Thursday.The incident occurred at shortly before 8 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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It’s now Slovenia calling Bollywood! (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Swiss Alps, the Scottish Highlands, British castles and Spanish beaches - these breathtaking European destinations have for long fascinated Indian filmmakers. Enter Slovenia, a ... Read more...

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Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

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`Island row will damage Japan’s trade ties with China’


September 19th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Japan's "purchase" of the disputed Diaoyu Islands will certainly affect and damage the development of economic and trade relations with China, the commerce ministry said Wednesday."It ... Read more...

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3 killed, 50 injured when trains collide near Karachi


September 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger trains collided near Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on early Monday morning, killing two railway employees and a passenger and injuring more than 50 others, ... Read more...

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At least 16 bodies found in northern Mexico


September 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen bodies were found, including one hanging from a bridge, in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.At around 8 a.m. local time, authorities received ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

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Putin envisions Russia as Paralympic powerhouse


September 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia must anchor its position among the leaders of the world Paralympic movement and more broadly ensure equal opportunities for all, President Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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16 dead, 38 injured in Vietnam floods


September 10th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 10 (IANS) Heavy rains and floods have left at least 16 people as dead while injuring 38 others in Vietnam's northern and central provinces, said the country's National ... Read more...

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23 Indians on ship hijacked in Nigeria by pirates (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors are on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, said the oil tanker company Wednesday.Pat ... Read more...

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90 school kids hospitalised with food poisoning in China


September 5th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A total of 90 children were admitted to hospitals with food poisoning symptoms after having school lunches in China's Guangdong Province Tuesday, local authorities said.... Read more...

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Tiger skin seized in Odisha, 4 held


September 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 (IANS) At least four people were arrested from a hotel in Odisha after a skin of an adult tiger was found in their possession, officials said Monday.The ... Read more...

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China plans further steps on weather modification


August 30th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China said Thursday it will take more active steps to enhance weather modification, in a bid to better serve agricultural production and disaster relief work.The ... Read more...

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24 injured in China train accident


August 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Harbin (China), Aug 23 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured when two passenger trains collided at a railway station in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Thursday, local authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Putin voices support to Russian Paralympic team


August 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday wished success to the Russian Paralympic team, which will leave for London to take part in the 2012 Paralympic Games."Your every ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a 300-feet deep gorge in Chamba ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a gorge in Chamba in Himachal ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Obama calls Manmohan; conveys people’s solidarity


August 9th, 2012 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Three days after the senseless attack on a Wisconsin gurdwara, President Barack Obama called Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convey his condolences and the solidarity ... Read more...

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7 killed, 3 critically hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A gunman killed six people and left three others critically wounded in an attack on worshippers at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in a Wisconsin suburb Sunday ... Read more...

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7 killed in shooting at US gurudwara


August 6th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left six persons dead and one gunman killed by a ... Read more...

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Mudslide at iron mine in northwest China kills 7, buries 21


August 1st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
ARALTOBE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A mudslide buried the site of an iron mine in northwestern China on early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 others missing, local ... Read more...

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Australian universities woo students from India


July 31st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Promising quality education and bright job prospects, 18 educational institutes from Australia are touring six cities of India as part of an "education fair".According to ... Read more...

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53 rescuers pulled out of southwest China mine, 5 workers trapped


July 29th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
PU'AN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Fifty-three rescuers were pulled out after being trapped in a mine where five miners remain missing in southwestern China, local authorities said Friday.The group of fifty-three rescuers ... Read more...

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IOC, London organisers deny banning Belarus president


July 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the organisers of the 2012 London Games Wednesday denied they had banned Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko from attending the ... Read more...

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Tension at excavated site: Dikshit blames civic agency


July 24th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has blamed the BJP-led municipal authority for the escalation of tension near a mosque at an excavated site near ... Read more...

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Chinese premier warns of `complicated, grim’ job situation


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Premier Wen Jiabao has warned of new employment pressures amid China's economic slowdown, saying the country will face a more complicated and more severe situation in ... Read more...

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Five killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident


July 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Five labourers were killed on the spot and many others injured Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district as a platform of an under-construction cooling tower of the ... Read more...

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Viral illness kills 17, affects 35,000 in China


July 15th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) A hand, foot and mouth disease has killed 17 people and affected nearly 35,000 in China's Hunan province this June as high temperatures helped it to ... Read more...

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