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Man in Afghan army uniform kills three NATO soldiers


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 30 (IANS) A man wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot dead three NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, the coalition confirmed Thursday. Wednesday's attack ... Read more...

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China acts against foreign prostitutes


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Authorities in the Chinese capital have been urged to stem the entry of foreign sex workers following the arrest of four such women in a downtown ... Read more...

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Goa lawmakers slam dance bars, signages in Russian


July 31st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The mushrooming of dance bars and the overwhelming influence of the Russian Cyrillic script in Goa's coastal belt, including in temples, is damning the image ... Read more...

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Over 100 athletes got London doping bans: WADA


July 26th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The most stringent drug checks in Olympic history have led to the ban of 107 athletes from the London Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency ... Read more...

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Partnership with Qureshi shattered many a myth: Bopanna


July 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna says it was his doubles partnership with Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on the international circuit that shattered many myths."Most of the ... Read more...

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UAE releases over 80 prisoners


July 20th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Ajman, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The rulers of the emirates of Ajman and Umm Al Qaiwain have ordered the release of more than 80 prisoners in total ahead of the Islamic ... Read more...

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Poland sees no threat to ties with Russia because of Euro 2012 mayhem


June 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS) Street clashes between Russian and Polish football fans in Warsaw would not threaten political relations between the two countries, the Polish Ambassador to Moscow said Wednesday."There ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed in NATO chopper crash


June 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) Two soldiers with the NATO-led coalition forces were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service ... Read more...

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Nearly 300 illegal workers held in Dubai


June 6th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS/WAM) At least 293 street vendors, beggars and illegal car-washers have been arrested in Dubai.Officials of the Dubai Municipality in cooperation with Dubai Police also seized several ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills NATO troops, children near market


May 21st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two coalition service members and two Afghan children, officials said. A ... Read more...

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Four NATO soldiers die in southern Afghanistan


May 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Four NATO soldiers lost their lives during separate incidents in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said."Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members died ... Read more...

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Seven held in Britain on terror funding charges


May 1st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Seven people were arrested Tuesday in Britain on suspicion of being involved in the funding of a terrorist organisation, a media report said.Six men and one ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leaders still burrowing in Pakistan: US


April 30th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Al Qaeda's top leaders, including its new chief of Ayman al-Zawahri, continue to "burrow" in Pakistan's tribal areas, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser said ... Read more...

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UN observer mission is in Syrian interest: official


April 16th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 16 (IANS) To have international observers on our territory is in Syrian interest, a top Syrian official said Sunday, adding that it is so because they can help ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton wishes ‘Shubho Nobo Borsho’ to Bengalis


April 13th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has wished "Shubho Nobo Borsho!" to Bengali communities around the world on "Poila Boishakh", the Bengali New Year. "Americans have been ... Read more...

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Land mine removers abducted in Afghanistan


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three people who cleared land mines and worked for a British-American humanitarian group have been abducted in Afghanistan, Kabul-based Bahtar news agency reported.The men from ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s party scripts landslide win


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 2 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party has won 40 of the 45 parliamentary seats so far in the recently held ... Read more...

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Don Omar to compose song for Jennifer Lopez’s TV show


February 14th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Reggaeton star Don Omar announced Monday that he has been charged with composing the theme song for the televison programme "Q'Viva The Chosen", hosted ... Read more...

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Foreigners not knowing English clear driving tests in Britain


February 13th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Over 10,000 people of various nationalities have cleared driving tests in Britain without having knowledge of basic English, according to government documents.Documents obtained by the Daily ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi campaigns for Myanmar by-elections


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangion, Feb 11 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), Saturday started the parliamentary by-election campaign in her constituency.Suu Kyi is to contest ... Read more...

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Three Germans drown in submarine accident


February 10th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Three German tourists drowned Thursday when their submarine sank in the Red Sea off the Egyptian coast.The victims are from the same family, and have been ... Read more...

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Dubai to carry out beach cleaning drive


February 10th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 9 (IANS/WAM) Dubai municipality authorities will hold a massive cleaning drive at Al Mamzar beach Friday in a bid to collect garbage from the beachside and sea along ... Read more...

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Wipro will hire 50 percent staff globally by 2015


January 20th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) Wipro would hire 50 percent of employees for its global IT services outside India by 2015 to leverage local talent and optimally utilise its delivery centres ... Read more...

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Six NATO personnel die in Afghan chopper crash


January 20th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 20 (IANS) Six NATO personnel were killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, NATO said in a press release Friday. The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases 180 Indian prisoners (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) A total of 180 Indian prisoners, comprising 179 fishermen and a civilian, were released by Pakistan from a Karachi jail Saturday. They will be repatriated to ... Read more...

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I am focusing on Australian Open: Sania


December 19th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) India's tennis star Sania Mirza says she has set her sights on the 2012 Australian Open."I am focusing on Australian Open and preparing hard for it. ... Read more...

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Exposed to sunlight, cotton fabric cleans itself


December 15th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Scientists from China are developing a cotton fabric that can clean itself of stains and bugs when exposed to ordinary sunlight.Environmental researchers Mingce Long and Deyong ... Read more...

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Amnesty for prisoners on UAE national day


November 30th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) Two emirates of the UAE Wednesday ordered the release of 64 prisoners of various nationalities in a humanitarian gesture ahead of the country's national day ... Read more...

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Six foreigners held in Malaysian drug bust


November 21st, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 21 (IANS) At least six foreigners have been arrested and narcotics worth about 20 million ringgit ($6.4 million) seized in a major drug bust in Malaysia.Malaysian police ... Read more...

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Four held in Britain on terrorism charges


November 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Four men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of travelling to Pakistan to undertake terrorist training, police said Tuesday. Officers from the West Midlands Counter ... Read more...

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Over 7,500 Pakistanis overstayed in India: RTI


November 14th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) As many as 7,691 Pakistanis and 32,644 Bangladeshis were found to be overstaying in India even after their visas expired, a Right to Information (RTI) ... Read more...

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UAE to release over 400 prisoners


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) The rulers of Ajman, Fujairah and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have ordered the release of over 400 prisoners of various nationalities ahead ... Read more...

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Three UN staff killed in Afghan attack


October 31st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 31 (IANS) Three UN employees were killed Monday along with three others when a Taliban truck full of explosives was detonated near a compound housing UN offices ... Read more...

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16 foreign troops killed in single day in Afghanistan


October 29th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 29 (IANS) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) experienced a bloody day in Afghanistan Saturday as the military alliance lost 16 service members. A suicide bomber detonated ... Read more...

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Britain rioters were from 44 nations


October 24th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Robbers, vandals and thugs from 44 countries took part in the riots in August in Britain, a media report said Monday.The sheer number from different corners ... Read more...

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