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US hands over key prison to Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) US forces in Afghanistan Monday handed over full control of a key US-run prison - the Bagram Detention Centre - to the Afghan defence ministry, ... Read more...

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Homeless pair find $10,000 in Brazil and they turned it over to the police


July 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sao Paulo, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An honest homeless couple in Brazil found $10,000 in local currency on a sidewalk and they immediately turned it over to the police.The Brazilian couple was ... Read more...

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90 die in Bangladesh floods, landslides


June 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) Nearly 90 people have died in Bangladesh in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said Wednesday.Rains have wrecked havoc in the three hill ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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Thousands join Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', whose killing in Bihar a day earlier sparked widespread violence.Singh, in his 70s, ... Read more...

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Indian kills wife in Italy for being ‘westernized’


May 29th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 29 (IANS) A 37-year-old Indian migrant in Italy killed his pregnant wife because she loved wearing western clothes and he wanted to punish her for going against Indian ... Read more...

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Three killed Indian peacekeepers to be honoured


May 25th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 27 (IANS) Three Indians who were killed during UN peacekeeping operations will be among over 100 security personnel to be honoured at a ceremony at the UN ... Read more...

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Italian gets funeral 64 years after being killed


May 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS) An Italian got his funeral Thursday more than six decades after he was killed by the mafia.The 34-year-old Placido Rizzotto was killed in 1948 in ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Brazil chopper crash


May 9th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 9 (IANS) As many as eight people, including an alleged murderer, have been killed in Brazil after their military police helicopter crashed, Xinhua reported.According to the ... Read more...

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US concerned over Egypt violence


May 5th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over a recent clash in Egypt that led to the death of at least 11 people and injured more than 200 ... Read more...

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Video games improve shooting accuracy


May 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Just 20 minutes of playing a violent video game turned players into more accurate shooters when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin and were more ... Read more...

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Bribe offer shocked me out of wits: Army chief (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Indian Army Chief Gen V.K. Singh, in a televised interview telecast Monday, said the "bribe offer" had left him "dumbfounded" and he could not lodge ... Read more...

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Four dead in Nigeria military chopper crash (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 14 (IANS) At least four people were killed when a military police helicopter crashed in Nigeria Wednesday, Xinhua reported.Police said the helicopter crashed into a building around 11 ... Read more...

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Military chopper crashes in Nigeria


March 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 14 (IANS) A military police helicopter with five people on board crashed in Nigeria Wednesday, Xinhua reported. The number of dead or injured was not known.The crash occurred ... Read more...

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Man held over bomb threat to Amsterdam airport (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 13 (IANS) A man who claimed to have a bomb at the Schiphol airport in the Netherlands capital Amsterdam was arrested Monday, police said. Two airport terminals ... Read more...

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Amsterdam airport evacuated after bomb threat


February 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 13 (IANS) Two terminals of the Schiphol airport in the Netherlands capital Amsterdam were evacuated Monday after a bomb threat, police said.The bomb threat came around 11 ... Read more...

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Bihar bypoll peaceful, 55 percent voter turnout


November 30th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) About 55 percent voter turnout was recorded in the assembly byelection in Laukaha constituency of Bihar Wednesday, officials said.The bypoll, in Madhubani district, passed off peacefully ... Read more...

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Protesters dispersed from Cairo’s Tahrir Square


November 21st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 20 (IANS) Joint forces of the Egyptian police and military Sunday evening started to evict protesters from central Cairo's Tahrir Square, Xinhua reported, citing Egyptian Nile TV.The military ... Read more...

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Voting in Bihar by-poll ends peacefully


October 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Voting in the assembly by-election in Bihar's Daroundha constituency passed off peacefully Thursday with about 45 percent voter turnout, officials said. Earlier, the officials estimated ... Read more...

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UN to mark day commemorating peacekeepers


May 27th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 27 (IANS) The ninth annual international day will serve as an opportunity to highlight the work of UN peacekeeping forces around the world, while commemorating ... Read more...

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Six police officers arrested for beating and shooting a boy in Brazil


March 26th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by BNO News
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Sao Paulo police on Friday informed that six police officers were arrested after being caught on video beating and shooting a boy in Brazil.According to ... Read more...

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Cooling efforts on at Fukushima n-plant; toll 7,700


March 20th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 20 (IANS) Japan continued efforts to avert a nuclear meltdown Sunday, shooting tonnes of water into two reactors in the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant and succeeded in restoring ... Read more...

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‘Egyptian military’s role in detention and torture cases raise concerns’


February 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 18(ANI): Human rights groups have said that the Egyptian military's continuing role in detention and torture of anti-government protestors raise new questions about its ability to midwife the country's democracy.According ... Read more...

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5,000 Tunisian immigrants arrive in Italy


February 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 15 (IANS/AKI) Over 5,000 illegal immigrants have arrived from Tunisia over the past week, forcing Italian authorities to step up patrols on its tiny southern island of Lampedusa.The government has ... Read more...

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Egyptian journo who posted ‘police torture videos’ arrested, but later released


February 5th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5 (ANI): Wael Abbas, a well-known Egyptian journalist who had posted hundreds of terrifying videos of police abuse on the web, has claimed that he was arrested, but later released ... Read more...

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Fox News Journalist Greg Palkot Injured In Egypt Violence


February 4th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Cairo, Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The violence in Egypt to end the reign of President Hosni Mubarak has reached new heights with reports of journalists and media persons being assaulted ... Read more...

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Unite to face challenges, says governor


January 26th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai Wednesday urged the people to be united for the sake of the state."I suggest that all of you bury your difference of opinion and ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent turnout in Bihar poll final phase, two cops killed (Night Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 20 (IANS) More than three million people defied the Maoists' poll boycott call Saturday to vote in the sixth and final phase of the Bihar assembly elections. Minor incidents ... Read more...

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No curfew in Srinagar despite separatist shutdown


November 1st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) No curfew was imposed in Srinagar Monday despite a protest shutdown called by separatists, officials said."There is no curfew anywhere in Srinagar city and south Kashmir areas ... Read more...

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EC changes poll timing, as Bihar goes to phase-II of elections on Sunday


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct.23 (ANI): As six districts of Bihar undergo polls for the phase-II of State Assembly elections for 45 seats on Sunday, the Election Commission has changed the poll timings for some ... Read more...

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Where arms and not Durga idols are worshipped


October 16th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 16 (IANS) Arms like AK-47 and Insas and not goddess Durga idols are worshipped at the Jharkhand Armed Police ground here during Navratri - an auspicious period for the Hindus.There ... Read more...

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3 tonnes of cocaine seized in Panama


September 25th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 25 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian security forces seized three tonnes of cocaine in the central province of Veraguas thanks to an intelligence tip from the Colombian military, police said Friday. The drugs ... Read more...

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British troops suspected of murdering Iraqis, escape trial


September 13th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) British defence officials have admitted that many soldiers are suspected of manslaughtering civilians in Iraq, but have not been put on trial, a media report said Monday. Despite military ... Read more...

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British troops smuggled drugs from Afghanistan?


September 13th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's military police are investigating claims that soldiers from the country stationed in Afghanistan may have trafficked heroin from there. The ministry of defence has said there have been ... Read more...

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Naxal freed cop’s return to Jharkhand brings cheer


September 7th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Sep.7 (ANI): Naxal freed Bihar Military Police (BMP) constable Ehsaan Khan returned to his homein Gore village, about 45 kilometres from Jharkhand capital Ranchi on Tuesday, and was ... Read more...

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