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Five Somali kids killed in school bombing

August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) At least five children died and a dozen others were injured when a bomb exploded at a school in Somalia, an official said.The attack took place ... Read more...

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FIFA World Cup delegates visit Samara

June 22nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The FIFA delegation charged with assessing Russia's 13 World Cup candidate cities visited here Friday.The seven delegates visited the site on the banks of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 180 arrested in Warsaw football clashes: Police (Lead)

June 13th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 180 people have been arrested over clashes involving Polish and Russian football fans, Warsaw police said Wednesday.Violence flared during a march through the ... Read more...

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Putin registered as presidential candidate

December 20th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Central Election Commission registered Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as a presidential candidate Tuesday for elections March 4, 2012, RIA Novosti reported.Putin, who is likely ... Read more...

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Sophia Loren purse auctioned for $287,000

November 30th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) A purse that once belonged to Italian movie diva Sophia Loren was bought at an auction by a Russian buyer for $287,000, The Voice of Russia ... Read more...

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Taliban kill senior Afghan police official

July 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan Taliban fighters killed a senior police official in the town of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province of Afghanistan, authorities said.Two armed men attacked ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia captures ‘Israeli spy’ vulture

January 5th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) A vulture tagged by Israeli scientists was "arrested" on suspicion of being a Mossad spy after the bird strayed into Saudi Arabian territory, a media report said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Eight killed in Siberia coal mine blast

May 9th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS) At least eight miners were killed and more than 60 were trapped underground after a methane explosion occurred inside a coal mine in Russia's west Siberian region late ... Read more...

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No effect on Chile’s wine industry despite earthquake

April 11th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, April 11 (IANS/EFE) There will be no lack of wine in the Chilean market despite huge losses incurred after the devastating earthquake in February. Chile, one of the biggest wine exporters in ... Read more...

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban ‘concerned’ about violent protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 6th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday said he is concerned about violent protests in Kyrgyzstan.Earlier on Tuesday, a group of protesters stormed a regional government office ... Read more...

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Martial law declared in Filipino province where 57 were murdered

December 5th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Shariff Aguak (Philippines), Dec 5 (DPA) Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Saturday declared martial law in a southern province where 57 people were murdered and security forces rounded up at least eight ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Italian sex worker quizzed over transsexual death

December 4th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 4 (IANS/AKI) Italian police are investigating a sex worker and colleague of the Brazilian transsexual 'Brenda', who was found dead last month in Rome. Brenda was at the centre of ... Read more...

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Media groups, activists protest massacre in the Philippines

November 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Nov 30 (DPA) Local and foreign activists and journalists marched Monday in the Philippine capital to protest the massacre of 57 civilians allegedly perpetrated by political allies of President Gloria Macapagal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Life returns to normal in Xinjiang capital

September 7th, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Sep 6 (Xinhua) Life gradually returned to normalcy Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang region Sunday, where police have eased traffic restrictions imposed in the wake of public ... Read more...

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Pakistan leaps into dark with fight in Taliban heartland

June 17th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Islamabad, June 17 (DPA) Nothing can be guaranteed as Islamabad declared war on the head of Pakistan's Taliban, Baitullah Mehsud, except that the nuclear-armed Islamic country is going to ... Read more...

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‘Take control of your sleep, before it takes control of you’

March 23rd, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) If you didn't sleep well last night or feel exhausted all day long, you are probably one of thousands suffering from sleeping disorders. It's possible ... Read more...

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Aafia Siddiqui’’s lawyers demand proof of her terror plans

August 14th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lawyers for alleged Lady Al Qaeda Aafia Siddiqui have challenged the government to turn over evidence of her evil plans. Denying that she was carrying a pocket book of evil at the ... Read more...

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20 killed in Somalia clashes

April 4th, 2008 - 1:00 am ICT by admin
DPA Mogadishu, April 3 (DPA) Somali troops and Islamist insurgents clashed Thursday, leaving at least 20 people killed and 30 injured in some of the worst fighting in weeks in the country. The ... Read more...

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Insurgents briefly seize Somali town, kill seven

March 26th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Mogadishu, March 26 (Xinhua) Six Somali government soldiers and a child were killed and an unknown number of people wounded after Islamist fighters Wednesday overran two towns in the north but withdrew ... Read more...

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