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Yaroslavl ice hockey team wiped out in plane crash

September 8th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS) One player and a crew member were critically injured but survived Wednesday's crash of a plane carrying a top Russian ice hockey team at the central ... Read more...

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Violence erupts after presidential elections in Haiti

December 9th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Violence erupted in Haiti on Tuesday night following the announcement of preliminary presidential election results and the elimination of candidates, especially of Michel Martelly, HaitiLibre reported on ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean releases new songs to blast Haitain officials

August 27th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean has blasted Haitian officials for rejecting his campaign for office in his new song.The star has returned to music following his failed bid to ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean can’t appeal electoral decision, say Haitian law experts

August 25th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Haitian musician Wyclef Jean, who is looking towards a political career, has learned he can't appeal a decision that has restricted him from taking part in his native ... Read more...

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Chilean wine industry lost $250 mn in quake

March 4th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 4 (IANS/EFE) Chile's important wine industry has calculated the sector's losses at $250 million as a result of the magnitude-8.8 earthquake that last weekend devastated several regions in the central ... Read more...

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170,000 bodies of quake victims recovered in Haiti

January 29th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 170,000 bodies have been recovered from the rubble as the rescue works continued since the devastating earthquake hit this Haitian capital city Jan 12. A 16-year-old girl, who ... Read more...

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Tharoor visits Haiti, meets president and Indian peacekeepers

January 25th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor visited quake devastated Haiti and met President Rene Garcia Preval at his temporary home as well as Indian ... Read more...

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Search for survivors ends as Haiti toll at 111,000

January 24th, 2010 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 24 (DPA) The Haitian government declared the search-and-rescue phase over Saturday as the first official estimate put the toll from the devastating earthquake at more than 111,000 people. Yet even as ... Read more...

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Last official quake toll is 72,000: Haiti PM

January 20th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The last official toll in the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti last week was "72,000 collected bodies", Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive told CNN Wednesday, adding that "now ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake toll rises to 70,000, all buried in mass graves

January 18th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Port Au Prince (Haiti), Jan.18 (ANI): An estimated 70,000 bodies have been buried in mass graves in Haiti since last week's devastating earthquake, the government has announced. It is feared the death ... Read more...

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Haiti After The Quake

January 17th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Jan 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The catastrophic earthquake at Haiti of magnitude 7.0 has shaken the nation. The devastating earthquake took away thousands of lives rendering so many people homeless. ... Read more...

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Shortages become acute on ground in Haiti (Second Lead)

January 15th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (DPA) Time was rapidly running out to find survivors from the devastating earthquake which struck Haiti this week, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Friday. Haiti woke ... Read more...

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Haiti quake survivors prepare to spend third night in open (Lead)

January 15th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (DPA) As Haitians covered thousands of decomposing bodies in sheets, hundreds of survivors cocooned themselves in shroud-like cloths as they prepared to spend another cold night in the open. Port-au-Prince ... Read more...

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Fencing gets fairer and transparent

August 9th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 9 (Xinhua) - The introduction of video replay system, as well as transparent masks for foilists and sabreurs, will make fencing competition of the 2008 Beijing Games a lot fairer ... Read more...

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Che Guevara’s hunter says he looked more like a beggar than a legend

November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin

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