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Turkey quake death toll surpasses 600


October 31st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
VAN, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of a powerful earthquake which devastated eastern Turkey earlier this month has surpassed 600, officials said on Monday. It is feared ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll rises to 596


October 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in the devastating earthquake in southeastern Turkey has risen to 596, while 4,100 people are reported injured, the country's emergencies ministry said Sunday.Previously, ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll rises to 582


October 29th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 29 (IANS) The toll in a powerful earthquake that hit Turkey Oct 23 has risen to 582, while the number of injured reached 4,152, the government said Saturday.At ... Read more...

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Turkish teenager rescued after four days


October 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 28 (IANS) A teenager was rescued from the rubble after over 100 hours following an earthquake that flattened his home in a Turkish town.Ferhat Tokay, 13, was found ... Read more...

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Pope reaches out to Turkey quake victims


October 27th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has reached out to victims of the earthquake that struck eastern Turkey, asking for divine support in rescue efforts."At this time our ... Read more...

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Toll in Turkey quake rises to 459


October 26th, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 26 (IANS) The toll from Sunday's powerful earthquake in Turkey has risen to 459. At least 1,352 other people were injured, the Disaster and Emergency Administration said.The earthquake ... Read more...

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Finishing touches being given to Buddh F1 Circuit


October 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) The track at the Buddh International Circuit is ready and work is on at a frenetic pace to give the finishing touches to the venue ... Read more...

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China to restore quake-hit Tibetan monasteries


October 16th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities in northwest China, which was jolted by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake last year, are ensuring restoration of its damaged Tibetan monasteries, Xinhua reported.The quake had levelled ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills Haqqani network member in Pakistan (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A member of the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region Thursday, media reports said.Geo television ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake toll 78, Chidambaram promises all help (Lead)


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 22 (IANS) The death toll in the earthquake in Sikkim mounted to 78 even as Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday announced Rs.500 million central assistance for the ... Read more...

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Building collapses in Andhra, 15 feared trapped


September 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 15 people are feared trapped under the debris of a five-storeyed building which collapsed Friday in Kakinada, about 500 km from here on the ... Read more...

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China to restore 750-year-old monastery


September 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) China plans to restore a 750-year-old Buddhist monastery that was damaged in an earthquake.The government has approved the conservation of the ruins of the Trangu monastery, ... Read more...

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Breath, sweat molecules to detect debris victims


September 12th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Molecules released by the breath, sweat and skin of human victims trapped in debris could allow portable sensors to rapidly detect their presence. The study examined ... Read more...

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11 killed in Pakistan hotel blast


August 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 21 injured Sunday in a remote-controlled blast at a hotel in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, media reports said.Explosive material ... Read more...

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16 die in US drone strike in Pakistan


August 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed Wednesday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, media reports said.A US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at ... Read more...

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Karachi building collapse toll rises to 16


August 6th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The toll in Karachi building collapse, which occurred Thursday in Pakistan, risen to 16 after four more bodies were recovered Saturday while 24 people still remained ... Read more...

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Two killed in Pakistan building collapse


August 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Two people were killed and dozens were injured Thursday when a five-storeyed building collapsed in a densely-populated area of Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Geo News ... Read more...

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11 dead in bomb and gun attack in Norway (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) A bomb attack near the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Friday left at least seven people dead, while four more were killed when a ... Read more...

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One dead in blast near Norwegian PM’s office (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed in a bomb attack near the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg here Friday, BBC reported. Stoltenberg was reportedly ... Read more...

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Blast near Norwegian PM’s office, eight hurt (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 22 (IANS) A large explosion Friday damaged the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, BBC reported. At least eight people were injured.There were conflicting reports on whether ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway route to normalise Thursday


July 19th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Traffic on the Konkan Railway route, which has been affected by landslides in Maharashtra, will normalise by July 21, the company said Tuesday.Konkan Railway Corporation Limited ... Read more...

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Two killed in building collapse (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) Two people were killed and 18 injured when a five-storey building under construction collapsed in Ghaziabad Saturday, police said.The incident occurred in Shalimar Garden area around ... Read more...

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Baby found in rubble after home explodes


July 15th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 15 (IANS) A baby was found in the rubble of a house that was destroyed by a suspected gas explosion in which four people died and seven ... Read more...

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16 dead in failed Kazakhstan jailbreak


July 12th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS) At least 16 prisoners were killed when they detonated an oxygen canister after a failed jailbreak in Kazakhstan, officials said Tuesday.The officials said the inmates detonated ... Read more...

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Nine trapped in China building collapse


June 20th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Nine workers were buried under the rubble of an under-construction building that partially collapsed in an east China city, Xinhua reported Monday.Seven construction workers were rescued ... Read more...

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Missouri tornado toll reaches 139


May 29th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths caused by last weekend's tornado in Joplin, Missouri, has risen to 139, authorities said.Almost a week since the disaster and on ... Read more...

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‘A burning plane, then a thunderous crash’ - all hell broke loose (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) A flash of light in the sky, a plane swaying dangerously towards the ground and catching fire, a thunderous sound... witnesses of the Faridabad air ambulance ... Read more...

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10 dead, seven trapped in Malaysia’s landslides (Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) At least 10 people died and six others were missing as two landslides struck an orphanage Saturday in a village in Malaysia.Nine of the ... Read more...

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60-year-old worker at Japan’s quake-hit n-plant dies


May 14th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 60-year-old man who was clearing rubble at the site of the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan died Saturday, Kyodo News reported.The plant's ... Read more...

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Bhopal shopping mall bulldozed


May 8th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh capital city's mall, made famous by Bollywood director Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" which was shot there, has been reduced to rubble.Under the biggest anti-encroachment ... Read more...

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Church leaders compare climate disasters to Christ crucifixtion


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 22(ANI): The Japan crisis, the Christchurch devastation and the floods that ravaged Queensland were not the work of God, church leaders have said in their Easter message.The Moderator of the ... Read more...

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Japan’s tsunami debris all set to reach the US coast


April 11th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A month after the devastating quake hit Japan, massive debris that have been floating across the Pacific are expected to reach U.S coasts. These include everything that ... Read more...

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14,000 still missing one month after Japan’s quake-tsunami


April 11th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11 (ANI): One month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, nearly 14,000 people are still missing and workers are still struggling to regain the control of the crippled ... Read more...

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Gaddafi now a nervous wreck, says former aide


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has become a "psychological wreck" and was hiding in a "bomb-battered bunker" surrounded by his henchmen, according to a former aide.Musa Kusa, ... Read more...

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Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, says ex-Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, former Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Koussa has told British spy chiefs.According to the Sun, Koussa said that Gaddafi is cowering ... Read more...

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