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Former lawmaker’s body found in Mexico

September 13th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The body of a former state legislator was found in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon four days after he was kidnapped by gunmen, ... Read more...

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‘Top Gun’ director jumps to death

August 20th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) "Top Gun" director Tony Scott has committed suicide by jumping off a bridge here.According to witnesses, Tony jumped off the bridge in San Pedro Sunday ... Read more...

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Shooting at Honduran detention center kills 9

October 16th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by BNO News
TEGUCIGALPA (BNO NEWS) -- A shooting at a detention center in Honduras killed nine people on Friday, officials said on Sunday. A separate incident in the same city left six more people ... Read more...

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Argentina struck by 6.2 magnitude earthquake

October 6th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buenos Aires, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Argentina on Thursday. The quake has been described by some residents as the “strongest” they have felt in years. There ... Read more...

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Blast at US hotel forces evacuation

October 11th, 2010 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (IANS) A hotel in the US state of California was forced to evacuate Sunday after police received reports that a parked vehicle was bombed.The incident occurred at 7:30 ... Read more...

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Gang kills 17 in shoemaking workshop in Honduras

September 8th, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 8 (DPA) A group of armed men killed 17 people working in a shoemaking workshop Tuesday in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, 250 km from Tegucigalpa, police ... Read more...

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Bolivian president’s car stolen

May 5th, 2010 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, May 5 (IANS/EFE) A car used by Bolivian President Evo Morales was stolen when the driver went to buy bread rolls for the president's breakfast, officials said. The robbery took place ... Read more...

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Mexican cabbie sentenced to 163 years for raping passengers

February 12th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) A Mexico City taxi driver who kidnapped and raped several of his female passengers was sentenced to 163 years in prison, authorities said. Valentin Mendez Cortes raped two ... Read more...

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Paraguay’s Lugo not to resign after paternity case

April 25th, 2009 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion, April 25 (EFE) Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo has said he won't resign from office after a woman claimed that he hid information about their love child to avoid scandal. "In no way ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president faces third paternity claim

April 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion, April 23 (EFE) A third woman has claimed that Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has fathered her 16-month-old boy and demanded the former Catholic bishop to acknowledge paternity. The claim comes just days ... Read more...

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New gas field boosts Peru’s self-sufficieny ambition

June 26th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, June 26 (IANS) Peruvian energy company Petro-Tech has found a new gas field on the country's northwest coast that could give some 20 million cubic feet of gas per day boosting ... Read more...

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Four dead in landslides in Philippines

March 23rd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA Davao City (Philippines), March 23 (DPA) Four people were killed and 10 injured in landslides that struck a southern Philippine town after days of heavy rains, officials said Sunday. Flash floods also ... Read more...

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