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French embassies face closure over prophet’s cartoon


September 20th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will close several of its embassies and schools around the world amid concerns of a backlash after a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad appeared ... Read more...

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China lacks confidence in its own rise: Daily


September 14th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) China has experienced rapid development in recent years but "lacks confidence in its rise", a state-run Chinese daily said, noting: "How society should distribute power remains ... Read more...

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Putin condemns attack on US diplomats in Libya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the attack on US diplomats in Libya while urging governments to react strongly and timely to provocations against people's ... Read more...

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Attack on US consulate in Libya deplorable: UAE papers


September 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) Leading English dailies of the UAE have said the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which four Americans, including ambassador Christopher Stevens, were ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

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Police use force on protests near PM, Sonia houses (Evening Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police used tear gas and water cannons as hundreds of anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal staged noisy protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Man who killed wife’s lover in bed jailed for 5 years


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) A man in Sydney has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his wife's lover after catching both of them in bed.Joachim Won, 56, ... Read more...

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We are in midst of fourth world war: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's new President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday described the war against terrorism as the fourth world war since "it can raise its evil head anywhere ... Read more...

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Russia urges Syria, Turkey against clash


June 27th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The downing of a Turkish jet by Syrian forces should not be considered a provocation or allowed to further destabilise the situation in the region, ... Read more...

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US, South Korea hold military drill


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) South Korea and the US Friday staged one of their largest live-fire drill that involved fighter jets, Apache attack helicopters, armoured vehicles and around 2,000 soldiers.The ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani troops battle on Kashmir border


June 19th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani troops again opened fire on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border, triggering gun battles for about two ... Read more...

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Man killed in BSF firing in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) A man was killed Thursday when Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Tripura opened fire while he was trying to smuggle goods to Bangladesh, police here ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh was drunk, but that’s not a crime: Mumbai ACP


May 17th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Iqbal Sheikh, Mumbai assistant commissioner of police (ACP), confirmed Thursday that film star and Kolkata Knight Riders' owner Shah Rukh Khan was in a drunken ... Read more...

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China warns Philippines over island row


May 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China's military daily Thursday warned the Philippines, saying it won't allow anyone to take the sovereignty of the Huangyan Island away from Beijing.The PLA Daily said: ... Read more...

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Defence ministry official killed wife after fight over childless state?


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Strains in their relationship due to their childless state could have led a defence ministry official to strangle to death his wife in a fit ... Read more...

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Russian football clubs condemn banana throwing incident


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS) Two Russian football clubs issued a joint statement Thursday condemning an incident where a fan threw a banana at a player in Moscow."The common task of ... Read more...

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Protesters block roads; Mamata, Left Front appeal for peace


March 21st, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Incensed over a photograph that appeared in a city daily, protesters blocked roads for up to six hours throwing life out of gear over parts ... Read more...

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Pyongyang protests US-South Korea military drill


March 4th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 4 (IANS) Pyongyang Sunday protested against the ongoing joint US-South Korean military exercise in South Korea.South Korea and the US launched a two-month joint military exercise, code-named Foal ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens war over US-South Korea drills


February 25th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea Saturday threatened to wage a "sacred war" over joint US-South Korean military drills next week.According to Hong Kong-based broadcaster RTHK, the communist state's ... Read more...

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Youth groups to guard Moscow streets during polls


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 20,000 activists from pro-Kremlin youth movements would be deployed in Moscow streets during the upcoming March 4 presidential elections.The activists from youth movements Nashi ... Read more...

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‘Jodi Breakers’ cleared of plagiarism charge


February 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) "Jodi Breakers" has been exonerated from charges of plagiarism levelled by the producers of the French film "Heartbreakers", which was said to have inspired the ... Read more...

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Motorists circle Moscow in anti-Putin protest


February 20th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of cars with white ribbons and balloons drove around Moscow Sunday to protest the expected return of Vladimir Putin as the Russian president in ... Read more...

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North Korea warns Seoul over military drill


February 19th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Feb 19 (IANS) North Korea has warned Seoul on its naval drill beginning Monday, terming it a premeditated military provocation", Xinhua reported.The South Korean military will stage a naval ... Read more...

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Iran envoy blames Israel for Bangkok bombings


February 19th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian ambassador to Thailand Majid Bizmark has said the bombings in Bangkok were organised by "Zionist regime" Israel as a provocation against the image of ... Read more...

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Shakespearean farce or SRK’s short fuse? B-Town debates


January 31st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) There are versions galore -- but Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan's alleged brashness towards filmmaker Shirish Kunder has left everyone startled. A lot is being ... Read more...

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Every fifth murder in Delhi sexually motivated: Police


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Every fifth murder in the capital is sexually motivated, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday.Addressing the annual press conference of the Delhi Police, Gupta said: ... Read more...

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Russian election chief wants transparent ballot boxes


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's chief election official has proposed making ballot boxes fully transparent to prevent fraud at the presidential election next March."I will soon come forward with ... Read more...

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Russian gays plead for end to crackdown


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's gay community Friday called for an end to what they see as an ongoing crackdown spearheaded by the ruling United Russia party.The appeal came ... Read more...

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Frosty the Snowman arrested for assault


November 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chestertown, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Chestertown led a man dressed in the costume of Frosty the Snowman away to jail after arresting him for assaulting a police dog. The ... Read more...

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Russia makes list of ‘undesirable’ US officials


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has completed a list of "undesirable" American individuals who will be refused entry into the country in response to a similar list by the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa writes to PM over attacks on fishermen


October 11th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to look at the Sri Lankan Navy attacks on Indian fishermen hailing from ... Read more...

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Attacks on fishermen should be seen as provocation: Jayalalithaa


October 9th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Saturday said attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy should be viewed as a provocation and aggression against India.According to ... Read more...

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Bhullar allowed to amend plea against death penalty


September 6th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted Devender Pal Singh Bhullar - awarded the death sentence for his involvement in 1993 car bomb blast at the Youth ... Read more...

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Anna supporters baton-charged in Surat


August 24th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Activists taking out a rally here in support of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade were baton-charged by the police late Tuesday night.While the police claimed that the ... Read more...

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