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India beefs up security around US missions


September 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In the wake of the rocket attack on the US consulate in Libya Tuesday night that claimed the life of US ambassador Christopher Stevens, ... Read more...

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Cowell rescues drowning people


August 31st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Television personality Simon Cowell came to the rescue of nine people drowning in the Mediterranean sea off the south of France coast. He was spending ... Read more...

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54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy


July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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Israel seeks advanced missiles for new gunboats


July 9th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 9 (IANS) The Israeli Navy plans to install an advanced, short and long-range missile system on the new vessels it will purchase next year, a media report said.Navy ... Read more...

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One killed, nine injured in Iraq bombings


July 9th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 9 (IANS) At least one person was killed and nine wounded in separate bomb attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk province Sunday, Xinhua reported.A roadside bomb struck a police convoy ... Read more...

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Russia urges Syria, Turkey against clash


June 27th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The downing of a Turkish jet by Syrian forces should not be considered a provocation or allowed to further destabilise the situation in the region, ... Read more...

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Turkish military plane crashes in Mediterranean


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 22 (IANS) A Turkish military plane that went missing Friday was found to have crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, in Syrian territorial waters, Xinhua reported.The warplane carrying two ... Read more...

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Freak summer worries Kashmir farmers, fruit growers


June 9th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 9 (IANS) The unexpected fall in temperatures Saturday followed by rains in the plains and fresh snowfall in the hills is causing serious concern among farmers and fruit ... Read more...

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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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Spain to seek dialogue with Britain over Gibraltar


May 24th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said here Wednesday that he will convey an offer of dialogue with Britain over the future of Gibraltar when he ... Read more...

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Six students drown during stopover in southern Turkey


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by BNO News
KARAAGAC, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Six Turkish students drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in southern Turkey on Monday when they went swimming during a stopover while returning from a field trip, local ... Read more...

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Three dead in Suez Canal blast


March 27th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 27 (IANS) Three people died and nine others injured when a diesel tank of a tugboat exploded in Egypt's Suez Canal, the official media reported Monday.The vessel belongs ... Read more...

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Egypt foils planned attack in Suez Canal


March 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's National Security Service has foiled a planned attack against a foreign vessel in the Suez Canal, the MENA news agency reported.Officers detained two suspects ... Read more...

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Gibraltar to decide its own future, Britain tells Spain


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Britain will not negotiate with Spain on the question of sovereignty over Gibraltar without the approval of the colony's residents, Premier David Cameron said here ... Read more...

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Mercury up but snow in store in Himachal


February 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday saw a further rise in temperatures due to the prevailing dry conditions. The met office here has forecast chances of ... Read more...

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Iranian warships heading to Mediterranean Sea


February 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) Iranian warships are heading to the Mediterranean Sea to convey the message of "peace and friendship" to the regional countries, a navy commander said Saturday.The battleships ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir Valley


February 18th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) With fresh western disturbances (WD) approaching the Kashmir Valley, the weather office here Saturday forecast another spell of moderate to heavy snowfall beginning Monday."Another WD is ... Read more...

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Himachal braces for more snow, rain


February 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) After two consecutive days of sunshine, Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive more rain and snow over the weekend, the Met Office here has forecast."There are ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir


February 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) Rain and snow has been forecast again across the Kashmir Valley Sunday and over the next two days, an official said.The fresh snow and rain is ... Read more...

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Himachal may get heavy rain, snow


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) The cold wave is likely to grip Himachal Pradesh again with heavy rain and snow forecast in the next two days by the Met office here ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Himachal but snow expected


January 24th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw a further rise in the maximum temperature with bright sunshine bathing them on the second consecutive day. But ... Read more...

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29 missing in Italian cruise shipwreck


January 17th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of people missing in the Italian cruise shipwreck near the coast of Tuscany rose to 29, Tgcom24 television reported citing local port authorities.The ... Read more...

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One Indian crew member missing in Italian ship capsize


January 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) Rebello Russell Terrance, an Indian crew member on board the Italian cruise ship which ran aground in the Mediterranean Sea, is missing and has not been ... Read more...

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Major snowfall in Srinagar in coming days


January 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) The maximum temperature remained below the freezing point for the fifth day Thursday in Srinagar and the weather office forecast another major snowfall here on Sunday ... Read more...

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Light snowfall in Srinagar, more expected


January 6th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) There was light snowfall in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday morning. The weather office forecast more light to moderate rain or snowfall across the ... Read more...

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Temperatures dip to lowest in Kashmir, Ladakh


December 17th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh Saturday with cities and towns in both regions recording some of their lowest temperatures ... Read more...

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Slightly warm, partly cloudy day for Delhi


November 9th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A slightly warm day lies ahead for Delhi Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said here.A morning fog greeted the city. However, the minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Italian oil giant strikes new deal with Libya


August 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) Officials from Italian oil giant Eni have met Libyan rebel leaders in Benghazi where they signed an agreement to restore the oil company's pre-conflict role as ... Read more...

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Ants use chemical weapon to vanquish invaders


June 9th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Argentine ants are marching over the world, spreading into Mediterranean and subtropical climates, vanquishing native ant species, a latest research reports. However a native ant species ... Read more...

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Turkey to build canal through Istanbul to aid sea traffic


April 28th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 28 (IANS) Turkey has announced a plan to build a 50-km canal through Istanbul that would connect the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea. The canal will be ... 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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Brit soldiers serving in Libya, Afghanistan could face redundancies


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Britain's military commanders from the Army and Navy have been told to inform soldiers and sailors currently serving in Afghanistan and Libya that they could be among the 2000 ... Read more...

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Egypt Air strikes out Israel from route map


March 26th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar.26 (ANI): Egypt Air has removed Israel from its route map, even though its subsidiary, Air Sinai, flies to its capital, Tel Aviv, four times a week.Customers seeking flights to ... Read more...

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US sends three warships to Libya


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The US Navy Wednesday has dispatched three warships to the Mediterranean Sea to carry out military mission in Libya, Xinhua reported.Two of the ships left the ... Read more...

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Extinct rabbit ‘didn’t hop and had no enemies due to hefty size’


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A massive bunny that lived three to five million years ago on the Spanish island of Minorca was so hefty that it had lost the ability to hop ... Read more...

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