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Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

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Mother throws baby from ninth floor


August 29th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman in central Russia's Ryazan city threw her nine-month-old son out of a ninth floor window during a visit by child welfare officers, police ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Indian peacekeepers honoured in Haiti


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) As many as 158 Indian peacekeepers have been honoured for their service in Haiti where they conducted regular patrols, secured election materials and helped with ... Read more...

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Toulouse killer’s father to sue France for son’s death


March 27th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 27 (IANS) The father of Mohammed Merah, who claimed responsibility for killing seven people before he was shot dead by police after a 30-hour siege, said he intends ... Read more...

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More trouble for Majola over unauthorised IPL payments


March 26th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 26 (IANS) South Africa's top police unit Hawks are investigating how Cricket South Africa's (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola received 1.8 million rands in unauthorised bonuses for ... Read more...

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Russian cop kills man over parking dispute


March 24th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A policeman in Moscow allegedly shot dead a man who accidentally brushed him with a car while parking, police said.The men, both of whom were ... Read more...

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Six Taliban killed, 19 surrender in Afghanistan


February 13th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 13 (IANS) At least six Taliban rebels, including a commander named Fida Mohammad, have been killed in a clash with security forces while 19 have surrendered in ... Read more...

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31 killed in Mexico prison fight


January 6th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) A fight involving several groups of inmates at a prison in Mexico has left at least 31 dead, officials said.The incident took place in the ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill 6 outside soccer stadium in northern Mexico


September 5th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TORREON, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed, including three police officers, when a group of gunmen attacked two police units outside a soccer stadium in northern Mexico on ... Read more...

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President to honour Tripura Police, first for eastern India


May 4th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 4 (IANS) Tripura, which has earned kudos in India for stamping out three decades of terrorism, will get another feather in its cap later this month when ... Read more...

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Bangladesh peacekeeper shot at in Ivory Coast


April 12th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) A cleric who was part of a Bangladeshi peacekeeping contingent under the UN has died of a heart attack and a physician has been shot at ... Read more...

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Sketches of Hitler’s artist who erased name from files post war up for grabs


April 4th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): The sketches of one of Adolf Hitler's official artists, who erased his name from the records in shame after the World War II, are now being bought to ... Read more...

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Choppers dump water on Japan nuclear reactor


March 17th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The Japanese military Thursday began using helicopters to dump water on a damaged nuclear reactor after the Fukushima nuclear plant's power operator failed to cool it ... Read more...

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India reiterates commitment to peacekeeping


February 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) Noting that India has partnered UN peacekeeping since its inception in the 1950s, India has reiterated its commitment to the furtherance of international peace ... Read more...

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‘Bullitt’ director Peter Yates dies aged 81


January 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): British filmmaker Peter Yates passed away in London on Sunday following an illness. He was 81.He left behind his wife Virginia Pope, a son and a daughter, reports ... Read more...

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1000 North Koreans jailed for watching South Korean TV shows, films


December 6th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec 6(ANI): Over 1000 North Koreans have reportedly been jailed for secretly watching South Korean television shows and films, a Seoul-based defector group has said.North Korea Intellectuals Solidarity (NKIS) said that ... Read more...

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Suicide attack kills seven policemen in Afghanistan


August 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 5 (DPA) A suicide car bomb targeted a convoy of Afghan and NATO forces in the northern province of Kunduz Thursday, killing seven policemen and injuring 13 other people, ... Read more...

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Police station attacked, cars torched in Brazilian city


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The headquarters of the Sao Paulo state police's special operations unit was attacked, while at least 10 vehicles were torched in Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, ... Read more...

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Naked, armed Australian puts police on alert


July 18th, 2010 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Perth, July 18 (IANS) A naked Australian man armed with a pistol climbed up a 10-metre-high billboard in Perth and shouted at onlookers below for nearly four hours, bringing the entire city ... Read more...

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Venezuela Banking Rumor Tweets Disrupt Financial System


July 12th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The micro-blogging site Twitter has become the reason behind a disrupted financial system in Venezuela. Two people in South America have been ... Read more...

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Venezuelan police arrest two for spreading banking rumor tweets


July 12th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caracas, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Venezuelan authorities have confirmed that they have arrested two people for spreading false rumors about the banking system of the country on the popular social ... Read more...

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China breaks up terrorist ring in Xinjiang


June 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing June 24 (ANI): China has cracked down on a terrorist ring, arresting over ten members of "East Turkistan" a terrorist group including its leader."The terrorist group was involved in the violent ... Read more...

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Indian trooper killed in Liberia road accident (Lead)


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) An Indian paramilitary trooper on a UN peacekeping mission in Liberia has died in a road accident, a senior official said Tuesday, denying reports that he was ... Read more...

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Russia to prosecute Polish plane crash plunderers


June 8th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian investigators Tuesday confirmed that charges had been brought against four servicemen accused of stealing bank cards from a top Polish official who died in the plane ... Read more...

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Russian police looted presidential plane after crash: Poland


June 7th, 2010 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland has accused three Russian police officers of looting the Polish presidential plane after it crashed in Russian territory in April, but Russia has strongly denied the ... Read more...

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1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna (Lead, correcting names in Para 1,2)


May 30th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Rama Nand during his visit to the ... Read more...

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1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna


May 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Nama Rand during his visit to the ... Read more...

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Germany re-opens massacre probe against ex-SS officer


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Hanover, April 22 (DPA) Germany has re-opened a criminal inquiry into a former SS officer accused of massacring Jews in Lublin in occupied Poland in 1943, a prosecutor said Thursday. The 95-year-old has ... Read more...

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Goa policeman arrested for links with drug dealer


March 18th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 18 (IANS) A suspended senior inspector of the Goa Police was arrested Thursday for links with an Israeli drug dealer. Ashish Shirodkar, booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) ... Read more...

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India offers its expertise for UN peacekeeping


February 24th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) India has offered its experience and expertise to the United Nations for its peacekeeping and peace-building efforts saying it stands ready to do more for international peace ... Read more...

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Afghan soldiers lagging behind international forces in Operation Moshtarak


February 21st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Feb 21(ANI): As the NATO and Afghan soldiers fight their way into the Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan, the performance of the Afghan troops have been tested to the ... Read more...

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Pak set-up 26 new military check-post along Afghan border to check Taliban crossover


February 21st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.21 (ANI): Pakistan has set-up 26 new military check-post in Balochistan along the Afghanistan border to check infiltration of Taliban and other extremists in the wake of the ongoing 'Operation ... Read more...

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Taliban ’stepping up resistance’ against Operation Moshtarak


February 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Feb 20(ANI): British troops have admitted they are facing strong resistance from Taliban insurgents to the big military offensive, Operation Moshtarak, being conducted by UK and its allies in ... Read more...

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Haryana gets juvenile justice boards


February 19th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) In a bid to effectively implement the provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act, the Haryana government has set up juvenile justice boards and child welfare committees in each ... Read more...

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