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Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

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Cameroon football coach Lavagne fired


September 14th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde, Sep 14 (IANS) Cameroon national football coach Denis Lavagne has been fired after serving for only three months, the local media reported.The decision Thursday came five days after the ... Read more...

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Moral policing and media overzealousness cost a young life (Punjab Newsletter)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) It took the life of a young girl in Jalandhar to expose the moral policing by an over-zealous, publicity-hungry woman officer and a section of the ... Read more...

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Guatemala volcano eruption forces mass evacuation


September 14th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in Guatemala after the Fuego volcano eruption, which the specialists estimate to be the most powerful since ... 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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Myanmar mulls telecom industry’s privatisation


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 11 (IANS) Myanmar government has plans to privatise the telecom industry in the country.Myanmar's State Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) has worked out a plan to privatise its telecommunications ... Read more...

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Japanese minister found dead at home


September 11th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 10 (IANS) Tadahiro Matushita, Japanese minister for post reform, and concurrently minister of state for financial services, was found dead at home in Tokyo Monday having allegedly committed ... Read more...

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Roof collapse in northern Pakistan kills 5, injures 3


September 5th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The roof of a residential building collapsed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing a couple and three of their children, local media ... Read more...

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Former Brazil coach urges Neymar to shun Barcelona


September 5th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Former Brazil and Real Madrid coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has urged Neymar to resist offers to join Barcelona and remain in Brazil until the 2014 ... Read more...

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Myanmar military releases 42 more child soldiers


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 3 (IANS) Myanmar military authorities released 42 more child soldiers from the armed forces Monday, a move to further end recruitment of under-age children in the armed forces, ... Read more...

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Iran mulling oil refineries in Africa


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS) Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi has said the country is considering the construction of small oil refineries in some African countries, local media reported Monday.Qasemi said ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills 4 in northwest Pakistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two others injured on Saturday morning when a US drone launched attacks in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North ... Read more...

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New Jersey shooting rekindles debate on US gun laws (Third Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yet another shooting in the United States less than four weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has rekindled ... Read more...

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5 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bomb blast on Friday evening in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Gunman shoots two before killing himself in New Jersey (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A gunman entered a New Jersey supermarket early Friday morning and killed two workers before taking his own life, according to local media reports.The apparently disgruntled ... Read more...

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10 injured as plane makes emergency landing in Lahore


August 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Iran doubled capacity at nuclear site: IAEA


August 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report said.The number of centrifuges at the Fordow ... Read more...

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Iran doubles capacity at nuclear site : Report


August 31st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, according to a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report.According to this report, the number ... Read more...

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Stopped by cops, clicked by media, Punjab girl commits suicide


August 30th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 30 (IANS) Stopped and allegedly harassed by police and photographed by the local media, a teenaged girl committed suicide Thursday in this Punjab city.Police officials said that ... Read more...

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NAM to put economic role on agenda in Tehran summit: Official


August 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) The secretary general of the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran said the bloc is set to transcend its traditional political role by putting a ... Read more...

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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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3 die, scores missing after Nepal boat capsize


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three people died and an unknown number of people went missing as a boat with about 50 to 55 people on board capsized in ... Read more...

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Turkey rebuffs Iranian invitation to NAM summit


August 25th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 25 (IANS) Turkey will not attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran later this month, local media Saturday cited Turkish diplomatic sources as saying.... Read more...

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Mexican league offers to cooperate in money laundering probe


August 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS) The president of Mexico's MX premier football league has offered to cooperate with the authorities should they open an investigation into recent allegations that drug ... Read more...

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US teacher faces trial for sex with her students


August 17th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) A US teacher, accused of having an orgy with four of her teen students while a fifth filmed it all on his mobile phone, has appeared ... Read more...

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Tajiks President bans donkeys from his sight


August 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kulob, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report by local media, citizens in the city of Kulob in Tajik have been banned from appearing to the streets on hand driven carts ... Read more...

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Woman attacked with acid after refusing to have sex


August 13th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 13 (IANS) A woman suffered acid attack after she spurned two young men's advances in Jharkhand's Jamtara district, say local media reports.The 24-year-old married woman (name withheld) suffered ... Read more...

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Counterfeit crackdown fear shuts entire Chinese city


August 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Almost all shops in a Chinese city have closed business following rumours of a clampdown on counterfeit products, the Daily Mail reported.Officials in Shenyang city are ... Read more...

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Two dead in Spain train crash


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 8 (IANS) At least two people were killed and a boy and a woman were injured Tuesday due to a train crash in Madrid, local media reported.... Read more...

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South Africans being urged to save electricity


August 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 6 (IANS) At a time when the country is faced with an increased pressure of electricity shortage, a massive public awareness drive has been launched in ... Read more...

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One killed, 3 hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:05 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 at least three people critically wounded and one gunman ... Read more...

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Olympics: Former world champ Kim Collins pulls out of sprint


August 4th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Former world champion 100 metres runner Kim Collins has said he will not run in the Olympics after a fallout with his national Olympic committee.Reports ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo injured in car accident


July 27th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo has sustained minor injuries following a vehicle accident on a major highway running through central Trinidad.The 29-year-old all-rounder ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch resigns as News International director


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Rupert Murdoch has resigned as a director of companies that own the British newspaper -- The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, Xinhua reported citing local ... Read more...

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