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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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Two Kenyan ministers among six killed in chopper crash (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) Kenya's internal security minister and his deputy were among six government officials killed in a police helicopter crash Sunday near the capital Nairobi, Kenyan media reported.George ... Read more...

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Kenya minister killed in chopper crash


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) The internal security minister of Kenya and three other people have been killed in a helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenyan media reported Sunday.George Saitoti and his ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane crashes in Ghanaian capital, casualties feared


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo plane crashed in the Ghanaian capital of Accra on early Saturday evening after departing a nearby airport, witnesses and airport officials said. A local ... Read more...

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Magnitude 7.2 quake hits Mexico


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale jolted offshore Mexican state of Chiapas, Tuesday, according to a local radio station. There was no ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin angers FOX official Roger Ailes


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at FOX were furious that Sarah Palin did not make her presidential announcement on the network. The Tea Party darling announced on the 5th of ... Read more...

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Steve Tyler gets new teeth after shower accident


October 27th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Oct 27 (IANS) Two new teeth were implanted into singer Steven Tyler's mouth by a dentist in Paraguay after he lost them in an accident.The dentist, a woman ... Read more...

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Colombian police seize seven tonnes explosives


April 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Bogota (Colombia), April 7 (IANS) Colombian police have seized at least seven tonnes of explosives in the Arauca department near the border with Venezuela."Through the development of an intelligence operation ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s postponed Muscat show now to be held on March 31


February 13th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb 13 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Rukh Khan's show, which was postponed earlier, would now reportedly be held at a sports stadium in Muscat on March 31.The show was scheduled ... Read more...

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Judge quashes rape charge against Mexican singer


January 28th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Cancun, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) Mexican singer Kalimba was exonerated Thursday on charges he raped a 16-year-old girl in the Caribbean state of Quintana Roo.A judge in Chetumal, the state capital, said he ... Read more...

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Ricky Williams Bids Final Farewell To Miami Dolphins


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Has it ever happened this way that you are at a job where people are trying to suppress the success that you deserve? Well there are ... Read more...

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Deer impaled on Eminem’s fence given to needy family


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): A deer that tried to jump the fence into rapper Eminem's Detroit property and ended up getting impaled on the gate has been given to a needy family.According ... Read more...

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First rescue shaft reaches trapped Chilean miners


September 17th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago de Chile, Sep 17 (DPA) The first rescue shaft drilled to relieve the plight of 33 miners trapped deep underground in Chile has reached its goal, a local radio station reported. The ... Read more...

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Some Philippines bus hostages may have been shot dead by “friendly fire”


September 10th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Investigators have admitted that some of the eight tourist hostages shot dead during a botched mission to save them from a bus hijacker in the Philippines, might have ... Read more...

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Escort linked to Italian PM ‘gang-raped’


August 21st, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Bari (Italy), Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) The escort who revealed she spent the night with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has claimed she was held prisoner and gang-raped by a businessman and two ... Read more...

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Courtney Love ‘angers fans in Boston’


June 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Courtney Love angered fans at a gig by making them wait for almost three hours before she arrived on the stage.'The Hole' rocker was due to perform an ... Read more...

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Football fans clash with police in Mexico City


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 23 (IANS) A group of Mexican football fans who were celebrating the national team's entry to the second round of the FIFA World Cup 2010, clashed with the police ... Read more...

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Dog survives after being blown 20 miles in a gust of strong wind


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gesztered, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A dog survived after he was blown 20 miles away due to a gust of strong wind. The ‘Photonews Agencia Noticiosa’ reported that dog, which belonged to ... Read more...

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Dog Flies 20 Miles in Strong Wind


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A dog is said to be in good health and happy to be returned to its owner after flying for twenty miles in a strong wind gust which ... Read more...

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Australian squad not complacent ahead of Ireland clash: Hughes


June 16th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 16 (ANI): Australian selector Merv Hughes has claimed that there was no complacency within the squad after a three-hour training session ahead of Thursday's clash against Ireland at Clontarf.Hughes, the ... Read more...

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I smoked pot, says Colombian presidential candidate


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 3 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian presidential candidate has revealed that he smoked marijuana like the majority of his classmates while studying at a US university. Government-backed candidate Juan Manuel Santos, from the ... Read more...

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Somalia bomb explosion kills 28


May 1st, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, May 1 (DPA) At least 28 people were killed and 70 injured Saturday in a bomb attack on a mosque in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Witnesses said that two explosions shook the ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver challenges Americans in Huntington, West Virginia to healthy eating


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Huntington, West Virginia is listed as the unhealthiest city in America. Government statistics have taken data that shows the citizens of this city have the highest ... Read more...

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Days before India tour,S.Africa selection panel sacked


January 27th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg (S.Africa), Jan.27 (ANI): Just days before South Africa undertakes a tour of India, the South African cricket board has sacked the national selection panel.Chairman of selectors Mike Proctor confirmed the development ... Read more...

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Nepal erupts in protests at attack on journalist


December 10th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Hundreds of journalists staged protest marches across Nepal Thursday, condemning the brutal attack on a young radio journalist in western Nepal and demanding tough punishment for the attackers ... Read more...

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Erring Indian American Governor Jindal invites Miami Dolphins correction


December 9th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Miami (US), Dec. 9 (ANI): The Miami Dolphins had to correct Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal on Tuesday for wrongly claiming his 12-0 New Orleans Saints could be the first ... Read more...

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US swine flu toll rises to nine


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (DPA) The number of confirmed deaths from the A(H1N1) influenza virus in the US rose to nine after the death of a young man in Utah, the federal ... Read more...

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Don Haskins takes the “Glory Road” to heaven


May 14th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by GD
"The show must go on..." and so must the game, sometimes even when one of it's brightest star ceases to shine. Much like when legendary coach and stalwart of the American basketball ... Read more...

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Hong Kong urged to release quarantined swine flu hotel guests


May 4th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, May 4 (DPA) The Hong Kong government Monday faced growing pressure to release 300 guests and staff quarantined for seven days in a hotel where East Asia's first swine flu ... Read more...

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26 injured in scramble for money vouchers in Czech Republic


April 8th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, April 8 (DPA) Twenty-six people were injured as a crowd scrambled for money vouchers being distributed by a local radio station in southern Czech Republic, officials said Wednesday. The radio station was ... Read more...

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Modi outlines ‘home-away’ alternative for IPL


March 28th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi has outlined the alternative to the 'home-away' pattern of matches, which featured at the inaugural series, for the second ... Read more...

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Low ticket prices for IPL in South Africa, says Lalit Modi


March 28th, 2009 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Ticket prices for the IPL 2009 games to be played at eight South African stadiums will be reasonably priced to allow local fans to watch ... Read more...

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Military plane crashes in Ecuador’s capital


March 20th, 2009 - 9:56 am ICT by admin
Quito, ECUADOR (BNO NEWS) -- Several buildings are on fire after a small military plane crashed in Ecuador's Quito on Thursday afternoon, officials say.A plane, which is reported to be a ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers to leave Pakistan at the earliest: Official (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket team, which came under attack in Lahore Tuesday in which six players were injured, has been recalled from Pakistan and steps were taken to ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson’s fat look in concert


January 27th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Jessica Simpson surprised her fans when coming up on stage and showed off a fuller, curvier look in "Chili Cook-off" concert in Pembroke Pines, Florida, hosted by a local radio station.The recent ... Read more...

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