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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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10 die in Russian plane crash


September 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed Wednesday when their plane crashed in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, officials said.The twin-engine Antonov An-28 was carrying 12 passengers and two ... Read more...

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Mi-2 chopper crashes in Russia, pilot killed


August 11th, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Mil Mi-2 Hoplite helicopter crashed in Russia's southern Rostov region, killing the pilot.A regional security services official said the helicopter crashed Friday in Proletarsky ... Read more...

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24 injured in China quake (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured and hundreds of cattle died in collapsed sheds as a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region Saturday and toppled ... Read more...

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Dog rescues newborn baby in Ghana


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A newborn girl who was abandoned under a bridge in Ghana has been saved by a farm dog who spent a night guarding the helpless child, ... Read more...

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150 fighting families reconciled in Russia


May 14th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS) Over 150 families in Russia's Muslim-dominated Ingushetia region have given up their fights, after a "special reconciliation commission" resolved their issues, RIA Novosti reported.The commission prevented ... Read more...

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Russian prisoner flees on hijacked chopper


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a bizarre incident, a convicted murderer escaped from a prison in Russia on a helicopter hijacked by the criminal's accomplices, officials said.Police in Vologda ... Read more...

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Airtel ‘touching lives’ by assisting Ghana’s disabled (With Image)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), March 11 (IANS) Indian telecommunications provider Airtel has added a human face to its operations in Ghana with "Touching Lives", a project to help improve the lives of ... Read more...

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All Tibet news media to be bilingual in five years: Officials


November 13th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Nov 13 (IANS) Officials in southwest China's autonomous region of Tibet Sunday said they planned to have all local media releases published or broadcast in both Chinese Mandarin and ... Read more...

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Muslims celebrate Eid in China


August 31st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) Millions of Muslims in China celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday with religious zeal and fervour.Early Wednesday morning, Muslims from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Ningxia Hui ... Read more...

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Convicted Russian paedophile monk faces fresh charges


May 26th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Charges of raping an eight-year-old child have been brought against the former head of an Orthodox monastery in Central Russia's Kostroma Region, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Eight people killed in suspected sectarian violence in northwest Pakistan


March 25th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): At least eight people have been killed and fifteen others abducted as gunmen attacked vehicles carrying Shia Muslims through a volatile northwest Pakistan district on Friday, according to officials.Some ... Read more...

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Bus-train collision kills 3, injures 85 in northwest China


March 25th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
URUMQI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people died and 85 others were injured on Thursday after a train ran into a stalled bus in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, ... Read more...

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Three killed as train hits bus in China


March 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a bus dashed across a railway track and was hit by a train Thursday morning in ... Read more...

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Kayani ‘loses cool’ calling latest US drone attack as “intolerable and unjustified”


March 18th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): Pakistan's army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has condemned the recent United States' drone attacks on his country as "intolerable and unjustified".General Kayani also insisted that the attack, ... Read more...

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Two Indians arrested for telecom fraud in Ghana


March 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 10 (IANS) Two Indian nationals and their local accomplice have been arrested in the Ghana capital for engaging in telecommunication fraud in this west African nation.The two Indians ... Read more...

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China restricts foreigners from visiting Tibet


March 8th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Ahead of the March 10 anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, China has temporarily restricted foreign tourists from visiting the region, citing "safety concerns".The ... Read more...

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‘14,000 Indians in Yemen are safe’


February 21st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) With a popular revolt erupting in Yemen, India Monday said its 14,000 nationals living in the Arab country are safe and issued an advisory to Indians to ... Read more...

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China inaugurates first international luxury hotel in Tibet


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): Chinese tourism authorities are expecting a boom in the country's tourism sector, following the inauguration of the first luxury hotel in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday. ... Read more...

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Passenger in labour forces plane to make emergency landing


October 5th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS) An aircraft flying from Moscow to Chechen regional capital Grozny made an emergency landing Monday after one of the passengers developed labour pains.The crew of the Yak-42 plane ... Read more...

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Toll reaches over 800 in Pakistan floods (Lead)


July 31st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (DPA) The death toll in floods rose to 837 Saturday as rescue workers tried to reach tens of thousands of people stranded in north-western Pakistan, officials said. Rivers bloated by ... Read more...

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Police move to crush mafia in Italy


July 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Italian police have set out to arrest around 300 organised crime suspects in one of the largest mafia roundups in recent history. Alleged members of the Calabrian Ndrangheta ... Read more...

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China to draft policies for Tibet, Xinjiang’s development this year: Wen Jiabao


March 5th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 5 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday said his government will draft policies this year to boost development in Xinjiang and Tibet as well as other Tibetan-inhabited areas."We will ... Read more...

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At least 38 dead in Peru bus crash


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 23 (DPA) At least 38 people were killed and 56 others injured Monday when two buses collided in the northwestern Peruvian region of La Libertad, police said. Officials were unable to ... Read more...

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2,000 tourists trapped at Inca citadel Machu Picchu


January 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 27 (DPA) Close to 2,000 tourists remained trapped near the world-famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu due to heavy rain and mudslides that have claimed six lives in the southern ... Read more...

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Chairman of China’s Tibet region resigns


January 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (DPA) The chairman of China's Tibet Autonomous Region resigned Tuesday, 22 months after anti-Chinese protests escalated into deadly violence in the regional capital. The regional government said it had accepted ... Read more...

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12 mobsters shot dead by police in Urumqi riots: Official


July 19th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 19 (ANI): Government of China's riot-hit Xinjiang region has said that police "resolutely" shot 12 mobsters in the regional capital Urumqi.The chairman of the regional government, Nur Bekri, said that ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda vows revenge for Uighurs’ death in China


July 14th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) International terror group Al Qaeda's North African wing has threatened to attack Chinese workers in Africa in revenge for deaths of Uighurs during the ethnic clashes in Xinjian ... Read more...

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Xinjiang riots affected tourism, China says


July 11th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 11 (Xinhua) Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang province Saturday said that tourism and air transport have been affected by the July 5 ethnic violence that claimed at least 184 ... Read more...

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China riots: 140 killed, 816 injured


July 6th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 6 (ANI): At least 140 people have been killed in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang in what has been described by the government as the area's worst case of ethnic ... Read more...

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Four killed, 20 injured in W. China ethnic riots


July 6th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 6 (ANI): At least four persons, including three civilians and a policeman, were killed, and 20 were injured in clashes on Sunday in a regional capital in western China after ... Read more...

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Quake in Italy unearths prehistoric dwellings


April 20th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, April 20 (ANI): Reports indicate that the powerful earthquake in the central Italian Abruzzo regional capital L'Aquila last week has unearthed prehistoric dwellings there.Some of the vaulted caves measure up to ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles stage a naked protest outside Chinese embassy in New Delhi


April 13th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): Around ten Tibetan students stripped and locked themselves on the barbed wire fencing surrounding the Chinese embassy here on Monday in protest against Chinese oppression inside Lhasa.Chanting ... Read more...

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Italy quake death toll rises to 228


April 8th, 2009 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
L'Aquila (Italy), April 8 (DPA) The death toll of the powerful earthquake that struck central Italy early Monday had climbed to 228 by Tuesday evening, while at least one person was killed ... Read more...

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Architectural treasures damaged in Italian earthquake


April 7th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 7 (DPA) While public attention in Italy continued to focus Tuesday on the human toll of the earthquake that struck the central Abruzzo region, details of widespread damage to many ... Read more...

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