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70-year-old tennis referee kills 80-year-old hubby


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman tennis referee, who was preparing to work at the upcoming US Open in New York, has been arrested for bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband ... Read more...

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14 bodies found in van in Mexico


August 10th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) A van containing 14 bodies has been found on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, a city in northern Mexico, officials said."We have the ... Read more...

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Trayvon Martin shooter turns himself in after bond revoked


June 5th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by BNO News
SANFORD, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, turned himself in Sunday after ... Read more...

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US self-defence expert banned from Britain


May 9th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) An American self-defence instructor has been banned from Britain by Home Secretary Theresa May because his presence was "not conducive to the public good", Sky News ... Read more...

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Trayvon Martin shooter released on $150,000 bond


April 24th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
SANFORD, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, was released on ... Read more...

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Russian pilot dies of heart attack mid-flight


January 21st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pilot of a UTair Boeing 757 flying from Bangkok to Novosibirsk in Russia's Siberia region died as the plane was flying over China, officials ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects claim of ISI hand in Rabanni killing


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected as "baseless" Afghan Interior Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi's assertion that its spy agency ISI was involved in the assassination of former president ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s foreign office spokeswoman new envoy to Italy


July 11th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua has been appointed the country's next ambassador to Italy, a media report said Monday.Janjua will also represent Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Europe cancels 250 flights over volcanic ash (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people are facing air travel chaos after more than 250 flights in Europe have been cancelled due to the Iceland volcanic ... Read more...

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Outrage over UK decision to allow Libyan defector to fly to Qatar


April 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): The British Government has been accused of turning the country into a 'transit lounge for alleged war criminals' for allowing former Libyan former Foreign Minister Musa Kusa to ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Quran burning incident


March 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistan has condemned the burning of the Quran in the US, saying such an act was a threat to religious harmony, according to a media report.Foreign ... Read more...

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UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

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Anti-Gaddafi group ‘hold British SAS’ in Libya after mess up diplomatic mission


March 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A British special forces unit was reportedly being captured by rebels in Libya, following a bungled mission to put a diplomat in touch with them.According to a ... Read more...

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Former Chicago Bulls Player Quintin Dailey Dies Aged 49


November 10th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American basketball player Quintin Dailey died Monday at his home in Las Vegas. Clark County Coroner's Office spokeswoman said that the late basketball player died ... Read more...

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Britain at ’substantial’ threat from Irish-related terrorism, warns Home Secretary


September 25th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): The threat level to Great Britain from Irish-related terrorism has gone from moderate to substantial, meaning an attack is a 'strong possibility', the Home Secretary Theresa May has ... Read more...

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Pak jails 70-yr-old Briton for trying to sneak across Pak-Afghan border to research book


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): A 70-year-old British man, Nicholas Bain, accused of spying in Pakistan is being reportedly held in Peshawar Central Jail along with Taliban suspects after being arrested in ... Read more...

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Militants free British journalist in Pakistan


September 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (DPA) A British journalist, held captive by militants in northwestern Pakistan for several months, has been freed, the foreign office in London said Thursday. Asad Qureshi, a British national of ... Read more...

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Desert Race Accident Kills 8, Worst Seen Since Darren J Bullock


August 17th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There were hundreds of racing fans present at the California 200, a race which took place on Saturday night in the Mojave Desert, watching in horror ... Read more...

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Christian shop manager changes armed robber’s mind with Jesus talk


July 31st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): A Christian mobile phone shop manager in Florida, USA, has managed to stop a would-be armed robber by preaching to him about Jesus.Nayara Goncalves, 20, spent nearly five ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI cancels Britain visit


July 31st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Talks between Pakistan's top intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Britain's security officials have been cancelled after British Prime Minister David Cameron accused Pakistan of "exporting terrorism". ISI ... Read more...

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JaMarcus Russell Arrested For Illegal Codeine Syrup Possession


July 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ex-Los Angeles Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell was taken into custody by the police from his home on Monday afternoon. The quarterback is accused of ... Read more...

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UK dismisses reports of backing Iranian terror group


June 17th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17(ANI): The UK has dismissed reports that it supported an exiled terror group, which planned terrorist acts in Iran."We made clear we condemn all terrorism everywhere. The Government firmly ... Read more...

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Volcanic ash cloud may return and disrupt air-travel in UK


May 16th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, May 16 (ANI): The volcanic ash cloud that threw the European aviation industry out of gear is showing signs of returning, as it had most recently disrupted flights in Scotland.The current ... Read more...

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UK Foreign Office suspends diplomat over memo mocking Pope


April 30th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.30 (ANI): Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has suspended a diplomat who authorised a memo mocking Pope Benedict XVI after Catholics reacted with fury to its contents. According to The ... Read more...

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No clue of Brit filmmaker kidnapped in Pak


April 8th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): No group has claimed the responsibility for the abduction of a British documentary filmmaker, Asad Qureshi, who was kidnapped along with two former Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) officials ... Read more...

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Computer games, porn ’sexualizing kids at early age’


February 20th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Courtesy computer games, pornography and sex-related slogans, girls and boys are being sexualized from an increasingly early age, warns a British government report.According to a study written by ... Read more...

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Secret document exposes Iran’s nuclear trigger


December 14th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.14 (ANI): Confidential intelligence documents show that Iran is working on testing a key final component of a nuclear bomb.According to The Times, which accessed the documents related to Iran's most ... Read more...

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Family found dead inside Florida home


September 20th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by BNO News
NORTH NAPLES, Florida (BNO NEWS) – Six people were found killed inside their Florida home on Saturday evening, local officials said on Sunday morning.A suspect is being sought after detectives found ... Read more...

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Autopsy results inconclusive on DJ AM


September 1st, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IBNS
By Sumit SenguptaSep 1 (IBNS) The autopsy result of DJ AM has been inconclusive and authorities will need to conduct toxicology tests, expected to take weeks, to determine what killed celebrity disc ... Read more...

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One in four UK databases are ”illegal”, says study


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.23 (ANI): One in four of British Government databases is almost certainly illegal and should be scrapped, a study says. Researchers of the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust called for 11 ... Read more...

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Former Gurkhas face further delay in UK residency row


December 24th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Gurkhas, who retired before 1997, would have to face further unacceptable delays before finding out if they will be allowed to settle in the UK, according to ... Read more...

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British intelligence agency MI6 launches recruitment drive on Facebook


September 29th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): In a bid to recruit the next generation of spies, UKs Secret Intelligence Service MI6 has launched a series of online adverts on the social networking website ... Read more...

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3000 UK passports stolen


July 29th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): At least 3,000 British passports that were to be sent to the countrys embassies abroad have been stolen. A British Foreign Office spokeswoman said 24 parcels containing blank ... Read more...

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UK police instructed to talk on terror softly


February 5th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.5 (ANI): Police in the United Kingdom have been cautioned not to alienate the countrys Muslims, and if they do have to talk about extremism or terror, they should do so ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak dialogues won’t be affected by Pakistan’s internal affairs: Aslam


November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
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