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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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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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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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Blast at illegal fireworks workshop in northern China kills 5


September 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
JIANZHUANGZI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion ripped through an illegal fireworks workshop in northern China on late Monday morning, killing five members of a family who were working there, state-run media ... Read more...

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42 killed, 24 injured in central Morocco bus accident


September 5th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- More than 40 people were killed Tuesday when an overloaded passenger bus went off a road in central Morocco and plunged into a deep ravine, making it ... Read more...

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7.6-magnitude quake off central Philippines (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 31 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale was felt off the east coast of Samar province in the central Philippines at 8.47 p.m. local ... 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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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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Three policemen killed in attack in northwest Pakistan


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and many others injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's northwest town of Hangu ... Read more...

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Bomb scare on US airliner


August 21st, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) A Houston-bound US airliner experienced a bomb threat Monday.The incident occurred in the morning when the Southwest Airlines plane was undertaking a flight from El Paso ... Read more...

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12 feared dead after ferry sinks in eastern China


August 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
HEFEI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Twelve people are missing and feared to have drowned after a ferry boat sank on a river in eastern China, government officials said on Friday. Nine other ... Read more...

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US warship, Japanese oil tanker collide in Gulf


August 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A guided missile destroyer of the US Navy collided with a Japanese oil tanker Sunday in the Persian Gulf, with no injuries reported on either ... 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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IndiGo launches Dubai-Hyderabad daily flight


August 7th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) IndiGo Airlines Tuesday launched its new daily Dubai-Hyderabad flight with an Airbus-320 aircraft.The first flight landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) from Dubai at 11.05 ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Wildfires smoke forces Siberian airport shut


July 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An airport in the Siberian city of Yakutsk was closed Saturday due to thick smoke from wildfires, according to the airport authority."Yakutsk airport was closed ... Read more...

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Four killed in Russian chopper crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people have been confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed near an airfield in Russia's Far East Yakutia region, UTair airlines said ... Read more...

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Mushroom Cloud Looms Over Beijing


June 19th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Video and photographic evidence of a multi-coloured ”mushroom cloud” hanging over Beijing’s skies has left internet users increasingly concerned, as they have been unable to determine what ... Read more...

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Ingrid Gutierrez tells media that Drake started the Chris Brown brawl


June 18th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ingrid Gutierrez was at a nightclub when she eye-witnessed a brawl between US rapper Drake and R&B singer Chris Brown, during which she suffered a cut ... Read more...

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French Open final postponed to Monday


June 11th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The French Open men's singles final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will continue Monday after rain stopped play with the Spaniard in the ... 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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Helicopter crashes near Gulf of Mexico oil rig platform


May 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- A helicopter used to transport workers crashed near an oil rig platform in the Gulf of Mexico on late Monday afternoon, killing the pilot, officials said ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to increase frequency from Nagpur


May 29th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Low cost airline Air Arabia Tuesday announced that it will increase the frequency of flights from Nagpur to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to four times a ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits deep underneath northern Argentina


May 29th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath northern Argentina on early Monday morning, causing no damage or casualties, seismologists and local officials said. Deep earthquakes regularly ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Argentina, no casualties


May 28th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Santiago del Estero province in northern Argentina early Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. No casualties ... Read more...

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More London Olympic tickets going on sale


May 15th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) More tickets are being put on sale for people who were unsuccessful in securing entry to see the London 2012 Olympics.About one million people who failed ... Read more...

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Passenger buses collide in Taiwan tunnel, killing 2


May 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger buses collided in a tunnel in northeastern Taiwan on Monday after one of them attempted to avoid hitting a car, killing two people and injuring ... Read more...

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Six missing after landslide hits village in southeastern China


April 24th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by BNO News
LONGDEYANG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A landslide triggered by days of heavy rain hit a remote village in southeastern China on late Tuesday afternoon, leaving at least six people missing, state-run media ... Read more...

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‘Over 70 percent vote in French presidential elections’


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The French government said Sunday that the presidential elections recorded a voter turnout of over 70 percent, slightly lower than the figure registered in ... Read more...

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Porn image shocks Thai lower house


April 19th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 19 (IANS) Thai parliamentarians were in for a shock after a pornographic image flashed thrice on a plasma screen in the middle of a debate in the lower ... Read more...

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China: 11 workers confirmed dead in Changzhi mine accident


April 17th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIYUAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven workers were found dead on Monday after a coal mine was flooded in northern China late last week, the government confirmed on Tuesday. There were no ... Read more...

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Minivan runs over group of pedestrians in Japan, killing 7


April 13th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
KYOTO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven people were killed on early Thursday afternoon when a minivan ran over a group of pedestrians in the Japanese city of Kyoto, police said. The driver ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 22 after Nigerian church collapses


April 11th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
MAKURDI, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll has risen to at least 22 after a Catholic church in rural Nigeria collapsed ahead of a vigil over the Easter weekend, officials said ... Read more...

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Eleven rescued after Hong Kong cargo ship sinks off Japan


April 6th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
OSAKA, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese Coast Guard on Thursday rescued eleven crew members of a Hong Kong cargo ship which went missing off the coast of southern Japan earlier this ... Read more...

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Moderate quake hits Japan


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 2 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit sea off Japan's Fukushima prefecture on the Honshu island Sunday, said Japan Meteorological Agency(JMA).The epicentre of ... Read more...

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