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Mexico puts up $1.2 bn to solve kidnappings


May 12th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities said Friday that they are prepared to pay up to 16.5 billion pesos ($1.23 billion) in rewards for information leading to the rescue ... Read more...

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Mexico sets 60-year prison term for female homicides


December 15th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's lower house approved a bill that would make female homicides, or "femicides", punishable by between 40-60 years in prison, legislative sources said.The bill, which ... Read more...

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Thai soldiers confess to killing Chinese sailors


October 29th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Nine Thai army men have surrendered and confessed to killing 13 Chinese sailors in Thailand earlier this month, the Thai police chief has said.The victims onboard ... Read more...

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North Korea woos tourists


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) North Korea is now a tourist destination.In order to attract foreign investment, North Korea is trying to reinvent itself as a tourist destination, reported Daily Telegraph.The ... Read more...

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Andhra minister misses Kailash, returning from Nepal


June 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Housing Minister Kanna Lakshminarayana and 10 other pilgrims to Mount Kailash have been safely brought back to Kathmandu from Tibet border and are on ... Read more...

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Gaza stops Palestinians from approaching Israel border


June 5th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Gaza had to set up checkpoints on the border with Israel Sunday to prevent Palestinian demonstrators marking the anniversary of the 1967 ... Read more...

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Goa on course to get two golf courses


May 8th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) In a bid to attract high-spending tourists to the state, the Goa tourism department is considering the development of two full-fledged golf courses in north Goa, ... Read more...

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Mexico sees $3.5 bn foreign investment in tourism over 3 years


April 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have predicted foreign investment in the tourism sector amounting to about $3.5 billion over the next three years, a capital inflow that will ... Read more...

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Hezbollah might attack Israeli target to help Iran: Israel


February 21st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.21 (ANI): The Northern Command of the Israel Defence Force (IDF) believes Iran may initiate an attack against Tel Aviv if it feels under pressure due to anti-government protests.It said ... Read more...

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Israel should not panic over a Hezbollah run Lebanon: Experts


January 25th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan.25 (ANI): Analysts have said that there is no immediate need for Israel to be alarmed over the prospect of a Lebanese government being backed by its worst enemy, the Hezbollah.Professor ... Read more...

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rael should not panic over a Hezbollah run Lebanon: Experts


January 25th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
IsJerusalem, Jan.25 (ANI): Analysts have said that there is no immediate need for Israel to be alarmed over the prospect of a Lebanese government being backed by its worst enemy, the Hezbollah.Professor ... Read more...

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41 Mexican guards to go on trial for jailbreak


December 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican judge decided to bring to trial 41 guards, among them seven women, posted to a penitentiary in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo for ... Read more...

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300 women killed in 2010 in Mexican border city


December 26th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez, Dec 26 (IANS/EFE) The number of women killed in 2010 in Mexico's northern border city of Ciudad Juarez has risen to 300, official figures show.The tally was based on figures ... Read more...

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148 prisoners escape from Mexican jail


December 18th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) At least 148 inmates escaped from a prison in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo, said a Mexican official Friday.The mass flight began late Thursday ... Read more...

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Drug gang gunfight leaves 10 dead, 18 injured in central-western Mexico


December 12th, 2010 - 5:19 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 people were killed and 18 were injured on Friday night in a gunfight between drug cartels in the central-western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials ... Read more...

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Mexican drug lord Nazario “El Chayo” Moreno Gonzalez reportedly killed by troops


December 10th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican top drug lord Nazario "El Chayo" Moreno Gonzalez, the leader and founder of the powerful "La Familia Michoacana" cartel, may have died Thursday during clashes with ... Read more...

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Obama telephones Mexican president Calderon after Tony Tormenta’s death


November 7th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. president Barack Obama on Saturday telephoned Mexican president Felipe Calderon after Friday's military operation in which one of the leaders of the Gulf Cartel was killed, ... Read more...

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9/11 terrorists didn’t come from Canada, US told


October 20th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 20 (IANS) Canada has once again rebutted the charges by American politicians that 9/11 hijackers entered the US from its northern neighbour.The rebuttal came after US Republican Senate candidate Sharron ... Read more...

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DO ARMED FORCES HAVE TO PUBLICISE THEIR DRAWBACKS


October 6th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATORDO ARMED FORCES HAVE TO PUBLICISE THEIR DRAWBACKS By I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): On Monday, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik, ... Read more...

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Mexico drug wars: Mayors forced to live in US


September 27th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Several Mexican mayors have been forced to move to the US for safety in the face of threats from drug traffickers. Mayors from the northern border states ... Read more...

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Israel allows new cars into Gaza for first time in four years


September 21st, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 20 (DPA) Israel allowed 20 brand-new cars to enter the Gaza Strip Monday, the first such act since it imposed a blockade on the enclave in 2006, Palestinian officials said. The ... Read more...

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Dogs became man’s best friends 14,000 years ago


July 24th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): The friendship between humans and dogs might date as far back as 14,000 years, as scientists have discovered a jaw fragment in a Swiss cave, which is believed ... Read more...

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U.S. extends travel warning for Mexico


July 17th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of State issued on Friday a travel warning for Mexico due to the security situation in the North American nation. This travel warning is ... Read more...

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Israel launches nationwide defence drill


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 23 (IANS) Israel Sunday began a five-day civil defence exercise to enhance the ability of the army, the local authorities and civilians to respond to possible missile and rocket attacks ... Read more...

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13 escape from Mexican jail during armed attack


April 5th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Thirteen prisoners managed to escape during an attack by armed men on a prison in Mexico, authorities have said. Of the 13 people who fled the Centro de ... Read more...

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March 2010 ‘bloodiest’ month in Mexico


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 2 (IANS/EFE) With 958 killings, March 2010 was Mexico's "bloodiest month" ever since President Felipe Calderon launched a military operation against the drug cartels in December 2006, a media ... Read more...

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Mexico busts gang that kidnapped doctors


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), March 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican soldiers arrested five men accused of belonging to a kidnapping ring that targeted doctors in this northern border city, authorities said. The suspects were captured ... Read more...

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha calls for four-day shutdown, demands Gorkhaland


December 14th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Dec 14 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has called for a four-day shutdown in Darjeeling this morning.The members of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha are leading an agitation demanding for ... Read more...

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Inspired by Telangana cause, Gorkhaland presses for statehood


December 11th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Dec 11 (ANI): The Central Government's decision to give its nod for initiating the process for the formation of the Telangana State has stirred up a hornet's nest, with the ... Read more...

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Assassins linked to 70 murders arrested in Mexico


December 7th, 2009 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Dec 7 (EFE) Mexican army has arrested two alleged assassins accused of murdering at least 70 people in this northern border city. Mexican army soldiers captured the two suspects after ... Read more...

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Two Mexicans wanted for 45 murders held


November 18th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Nov 18 (EFE) Two drug-cartel hit men wanted for 45 killings were arrested by soldiers in this northern border city, Mexican authorities said. Soldiers tracked down the hit men after ... Read more...

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Activists put 5,000 crosses on US-Mexico border fence


November 1st, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tijuana (Mexico), Nov 1 (EFE) Defenders of emigrants' rights placed more than 5,000 white crosses on the fence dividing Mexico and the US here to denounce the deaths caused by Operation Guardian ... Read more...

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Nepal, China to sign pact to save the tiger


October 25th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) Concerned at the spurt in the smuggling of rare animal organs and skins to China and India via Nepal, the coalition government of Nepal is pressing ... Read more...

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Gunmen storm Mexican hospital to kill wounded enemies


October 7th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 7 (EFE) Assailants armed with assault rifles burst into a hospital in the northern Mexican state of Durango and killed three men being treated for gunshot wounds, the state ... Read more...

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Russia announces plans for extensive short-range missile network


September 29th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 29 (DPA) Russia's military announced plans Tuesday to set up an extensive network of short-range Iskander missiles throughout the country as part of a broader reform of the armed ... Read more...

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