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Syrian army committing crimes against humanity: Italian minister


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 23 (IANS/AKI) The Syrian army is committing crimes against humanity as well as ethnic cleansing of the population in its bid to quell the revolt against President Bashar ... Read more...

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Villagers shun Chhattisgarh ‘carnage’ probe


July 14th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) The T.P. Sharma judicial commission, probing the killings of two people in police action in four Chhattisgarh villages, completed its two-day sitting but without recording statements ... Read more...

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Syrian envoy to Iraq defects


July 13th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Syria's ambassador to Iraq has defected to the opposition and called on politicians and the military to do the same."I announce that from this moment I ... Read more...

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Toll in Nigeria village massacres touches 90


July 9th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jos (Nigeria), July 9 (IANS) At least 90 people have been killed in attacks on villages in Nigeria's Plateau state, security sources said Monday.The attacks took place in villages in ... Read more...

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25 killed in fresh Syria massacre


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 22 (IANS) At least 25 people were massacred Friday by "terrorists" in Syria's northern province of Aleppo, state-run SANA news agency reported.Xinhua said armed terrorist groups abducted a ... Read more...

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Peace plan not implemented in Syria: Annan


June 8th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 8 (IANS) Kofi Annan, the UN-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, has said that his six-point peace plan to end the Middle East country's 16-month ... Read more...

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Close aide of legislator arrested in Ranvir Sena chief’s killing


June 6th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of the Bihar Police has arrested a close aide of a ruling party legislator in connection with the June ... Read more...

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Seven held in Ranvir Sena chief killing case (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Seven people were arrested in Bihar's Bhojpur district Monday in connection with the June 1 killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police said.A special ... Read more...

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Iran sends troops to Syria


May 30th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) Iran has sent its troops to help the regime of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad fight opposition forces, a senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards ... Read more...

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Guatemalan sentenced to over 6,000 years in prison


March 14th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 14 (IANS/EFE) A veteran of an army unit was sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for his part in the 1982 massacre of 201 peasants in northern ... Read more...

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Kashmir youth no longer swayed by militancy, says police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) A "negligible number" of Jammu and Kashmir's youth are now joining militant outfits while a greater number are instead helping in anti-militancy operations, the state police ... Read more...

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Activists condemn arrest of protesters in Gujarat


September 19th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Curbing the people's right to protest was a suppression of democracy, rights activists said Monday, a day after Gujarat police arrested riot victims and ... Read more...

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Arab League to ask UN to impose no-fly zone over Gaza


April 11th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 11 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) has said it will ask the UN to consider imposing a no-fly zone over the Gaza Strip to protect the civilians from ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands protest in southwest Yemen, Saleh welcomes Gulf mediation


April 6th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIZ, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- More than six hundred thousand anti-government protesters took to the streets in Yemen's southern province of Taiz on Wednesday to demand the ouster of embattled President Ali ... Read more...

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International pressure builds on Gaddafi to quit


March 1st, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) International pressure began to mount on defiant Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to quit with the US issuing an ultimatum to him to surrender power "without delay" and ... Read more...

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Texas might okay ‘guns’ on campus


February 21st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Students in Texas could soon be heading towards their various campuses with their guns legally.A proposed bill that is co-authored by more than half of the lawmakers ... Read more...

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Kashmiris feel cheated by India and Pakistan: Writer


February 5th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan will have to talk to Kashmiris to solve the vexed issue of the state's political and territorial identity as there is ... Read more...

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Modi can never be forgiven for Godhra riots: Dar-ul-Uloom chief


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Jan.23 (ANI): Maulana Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi, the newly-elected chief of the Dar-ul-Uloom in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, has said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi can never be forgiven ... Read more...

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Bihar’s marchers for land reforms now in Patna


December 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 28 (IANS) After passing through many villages and small towns, hundreds of poor and marginalised landless men and women who began a "land march" earlier this month arrived here ... Read more...

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Petite 20-yr-old college girl takes ‘most dangerous’ police chief job in Mexico


October 21st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A town in Mexico has left most astonished after it appointed a college going mother-of-one to head a police force in the heart of a traditional route for ... Read more...

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Blood sport: 40 Chinkara gazelles killed in Pakistan


October 19th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A group of hunters, belonging to well placed political families, have slaughtered 40 Chinkara gazelles in Pakistan's Punjab province.The incident in Bahawalpur area is thought to be ... Read more...

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Taylor Momsen Saves Miley Cyrus


October 16th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):  Miley Cyrus must be taking a sigh of relief and thanking Taylor Momsen as the Parents Television Council should now divert their attention from the Hannah ... Read more...

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Ayodhya residents want peace, apprehensive of controversies


September 24th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Ayodhya, Sep. 24 (ANI): Reacting to the Supreme Court's deferment of the Babri mosque verdict, residents in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya city said that they just want to live in peace and harmony.Radhey ... Read more...

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Texas set to ban “pro-Islamic, anti-Christian” lessons from textbooks


September 24th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): The Texas school board is all set to vote on a resolution on Friday urging publishers to keep "pro-Islamic or anti-Christian" language out of textbooks in the state.According ... Read more...

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Turkish Groom Accidentally Kills Guests At A Wedding Ceremony


August 14th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Three family members at a wedding ceremony in Turkey have been accidentally gunned down by the groom, who was letting off an AK-47 rifle ... Read more...

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Texas Man Awarded The Death Penalty For Killing Three Toddlers


July 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A man of southern Texas, John Allen Rubio, became the recipient of a death penalty from a panel of judges on Thursday. Four days ... Read more...

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DC Sniper Chillingly Asserts Co-schemers In An Interview With William Shatner


July 30th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 30, 2010 (Pen men at Work): Washington had been traumatized by ghastly terrorist attacks in 2002. Those terrorist strikes were not perpetrated by Mohammedan terrorists but by Lee Boyd Malvo, ... Read more...

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Alleged ‘Grim Sleeper’ Scheduled To Emerge In A Courthouse In Los Angeles On Tuesday


July 27th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, July 27, 2010 (Just Flashed): 57-year-old Lonnie Franklin Jr. happens to be a mechanic associated with automobiles. He hails from the southern area of Los Angeles. Nonetheless, in a shocking development, ... Read more...

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Kampala attacks just a beginning, warns Al Shabaab leader


July 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), July 15 (ANI): The spiritual leader of the radical Islamist group in Somalia which claimed responsibility for the deadly Sunday twin attacks in Ugandan capital Kampala, said the assault was ... Read more...

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UN panel reviews women’s situation in India


July 13th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 13 (IANS) A UN committee on the elimination of discrimination against women has begun a review of the situation of women in India and seven other countries. During its 19-day ... Read more...

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74 dead in Uganda blasts (Third Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 12 (DPA) At least 74 people were killed and dozens injured in late night bombings targeting football fans in the Ugandan capital Kampala, with the Islamist al-Shaabab militia Monday claiming ... Read more...

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Bihar has new image with high growth rate: Nitish


July 9th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 9 (IANS) Bihar is no more in the news for caste massacres and crimes but has cultivated a new image with its high growth rate, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Bamyan residents fear return of Taliban


May 30th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bamyan (Afghanistan), May 30 (DPA) The more the violence in Afghanistan escalates, the more the West clings to the hope that negotiations with the Taliban could solve the conflict and bring ... Read more...

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Air power should be limited to Bastar, says Congress MP


May 19th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Neerja Chowdhury New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Jharkhand's Congress MP Mabel Rebello favours giving air support to security forces battling Maoists but says it should be "limited to Bastar region" and ... Read more...

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South African footballer recalls tale of surviving 1992 Boipatong massacre


May 1st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, May 1(ANI): South African defender Aaron Mokoena, who will lead his country in the opening game of the World Cup, has revealed that he is a survivor of one of ... Read more...

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