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Hackers post false updates about Syria on Reuters Twitter account

August 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Twitter account belonging to the Reuters news agency was hacked Sunday and used to post false updates regarding the civil war in Syria. It comes just ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US diplomat misquoted on India’s efforts on Iran oil

May 16th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) A top US energy diplomat was misquoted by Reuters news agency in suggesting that he was "not too impressed" with India's efforts to cut its imports ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai ‘ladyboy’ flight attendants take flight

December 16th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Transsexuals and transgenders are called "katoeys" or "ladyboys" in Thailand. The country seems to have gotten used to the group because almost every cosmetic shop has a ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

US hopes visa hike would not hurt India business ties

August 18th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Amid reports that India may take it to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for a new law to hike worker visa fees, the United States ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Battle for Bangkok’ leaves 19 dead, 807 injured (Second Lead)

April 11th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 11 (DPA) The Thai government Sunday vowed to return the situation in Bangkok to normalcy, after fierce clashes on the weekend between troops and protesters claimed at least 19 lives ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Eighteen killed in Thailand violence (Lead)

April 11th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 11 (DPA) Fierce clashes between Thai troops and protesters in Bangkok claimed at least 18 lives and injured 807, government sources said Sunday. Among the dead were 14 civilians, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Large explosion rocks Kandahar

August 25th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion rocked the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday evening, local officials told BNO News. There was no immediate word on casualties. The blast happened around ... Read more...

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Explosions rock central Baghdad

August 19th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least two large explosions rocked central Baghdad on Tuesday morning, witnesses told BNO News. Mortar attacks were also reported."We heard explosions," a spokesman for the U.S. military ... Read more...

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“Charlie’s Angels” star Farrah Fawcett dead at 62

June 26th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by admin
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Actress Farrah Fawcett, who gained international fame from the TV-series "Charlie's Angels", died on Thursday. She was 62."I am sorry to say our Farrah has passed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Japan mistakenly issues earthquake and tsunami alert

May 20th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
Tokyo, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) – A Japanese government agency mistakenly issued an earthquake alert to residents and media organizations on Wednesday, briefly sparking confusion.It started when the Japan Meteorological Agency issued ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Somali pirates hijack four more ships; fifth attempt fails - reports

April 14th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates continued their attacks on Tuesday despite the recent successful rescues of a French and U.S. ship which ended in pirates being killed and hostages rescued.NATO spokeswoman ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama has taken 88 questions from journalists since winning presidency

March 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has taken 88 questions during news conferences since winning the presidency on November 4.During the transition period from after the election through ... Read more...

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Last surviving member of Reuter family dead

January 26th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.26 (ANI): The last survivor of the family that founded the Reuters news agency, Marguerite, Baroness de Reuter, has died. She was 96.A Reuters website report said that she was ... Read more...

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Russia using cluster bombs in Georgia: HRW

August 15th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tbilisi, Aug 15 (DPA) Russia has used cluster bombs during its incursion this week into Georgian territory, the non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) alleged. In a statement issued early Friday from ... Read more...

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Gaza clashes kill 17 Palestinians, three Israeli soldiers

April 17th, 2008 - 6:48 am ICT by admin
DPA Gaza City/Tel Aviv, April 17 (DPA) At least 17 Palestinians and three Israeli soldiers were killed in heavy clashes in the volatile Gaza Strip Wednesday, the highest death toll in the battered ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |