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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya has been killed after being attacked by militiamen who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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Government forces, rebels clash in Myanmar’s jade mining area


August 31st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 31 (IANS) Myanmar government forces and Kachin Independence Army (KIA) rebels have exchanged fire in Pha-Kant jade mining area in the country's northernmost Kachin state over the past ... Read more...

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Three dead as police fire on mob in Tamil Nadu


September 11th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people died when the police opened fire on a mob of angry Dalits indulging in arson and stone pelting in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district ... Read more...

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Police in China’s Xinjiang region gun down rioters


July 18th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Chinese police Monday afternoon gunned down several rioters who attacked a police station and killed four people in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Xinhua reported.The incident took ... Read more...

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Dog inspires Adele to turn veggie


July 6th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Singer Adele has been inspired by her pet dog Louis to become a vegetarian."I'm trying to be veggie. For what I want to do next year ... Read more...

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Man targets his wives for insurance money


May 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A man in Britain has been convicted of killing his first wife and attempting to kill his second wife allegedly for insurance money.He was also found ... Read more...

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86 arrested for Orissa killings


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) At least 86 people were arrested Sunday for their alleged involvement in the burning alive of eight people, including a woman, in Orissa's Ganjam district, police ... Read more...

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Mob burns seven to death in Orissa


April 30th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) Seven people, including a woman, were burnt to death by a mob in Orissa' Ganjam district over a dispute related to the operation of a stone ... Read more...

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Students clash with police, torch vehicles


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), April 23 (IANS) Agitated over delay in getting their question papers, hundreds of students of a private polytechnic college in a Uttar Pradesh town Saturday clashed with ... Read more...

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Anti-POSCO protesters burn effigy of officials


April 15th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Anti-POSCO villagers in Orissa Friday burnt an effigy of district officials and a copy of the letter the state government sent to the central government saying ... Read more...

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20 injured as lawyers, officials clash (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, March 1 (IANS) At least 20 people, including policemen, were injured here Tuesday when lawyers and district officials clashed and then fought pitched battles with police.Tension gripped Colonelganj area when a ... Read more...

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Nine die in Iraq protests as demonstrations scald Arab world (Roundup)


February 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad/Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS) Protests in Iraq dramatically escalated with nine people demanding reforms and an end to corruption dying in clashes Friday as the killing spree continued in Libya with Muammar ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Dalits leave village fearing Jat threat


January 27th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Mirchpur (Haryana), Jan 27 (IANS) Nearly a dozen Dalit families have left this village in the last 15 days as last year's violence in Mirchpur has come back to haunt ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Jat protest enters 11th day


January 25th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Jan 25 (IANS) Demonstrations by the Jat community to demand a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into last year's Mirchpur caste violence entered its 11th day Tuesday in ... Read more...

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Maoist violence in Bihar - to protest Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Maoists in Bihar blew up a railway track and torched trucks and mobile phone towers Monday to protest against US President Barack Obama's visit to India. Two ... Read more...

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After gang-sodomy, teenager set fire in Pakistan


October 18th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) A teenager died after he was sodomised by four men who then set him on fire in a village in Pakistan's Naushahro Feroze district in Sindh province.Four men ... Read more...

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Indefinite curfew imposed in Srinagar, FIR against Mirwaiz


September 12th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Srinagar and a case has been filed against All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq following Friday's violence and arson ... Read more...

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Teens Charged With Setting Turtle On Fire And Then Stabbing It To Death


June 14th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Bellport, New York, June 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two 18 year olds have been charged with the killing of a turtle by setting it on fire and stabbing it to death ... Read more...

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Eight Chandigarh cops thrashed by mob


June 1st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Eight policemen were allegedly beaten up by a group of people when they tried to arrest two men charged with attacking cops here last month, an official said ... Read more...

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Five killed in fresh Kyrgyz unrest, president in Belarus


April 20th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk/Bishkek, April 20 (DPA) The deposed Kyrgyz leader Kurmanbek Bakiyev has found refuge in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, that nation's President, Alexander Lukashenko, said Tuesday. Bakiyev, 60, is in Minsk with three ... Read more...

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Wichita, Kansas man sentenced for arson at apartment complex


February 19th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
WICHITA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A man of Wichita, Kansas, was sentenced to 60 months, 5 years, imprisonment for one count of arson, prosecutors said on Thursday.Francis A. Mlaga, 21, set fire ... Read more...

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Telangana protesters attack set of Mahesh Babu’s film


December 24th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Continuing their attacks on film shootings, pro-Telangana protestors Thursday targeted actor Mahesh Babu's film at Vikarabad in Ranga Reddy district, police said. Dozens of protesters barged into ... Read more...

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Man who killed 12 people held in China


December 14th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) A man who shot dead 12 people and seriously injured two was arrested Sunday in central China's Hunan province following a manhunt involving 1,000 police personnel, authorities said. Liu ... Read more...

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Nepal continues to reel under Maoist strikes


December 7th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) A day after a general strike enforced nationwide by the Maoists, Nepal Monday continued to reel under more strikes called by the former guerrillas, which left hundreds of ... Read more...

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37 police patrol cars burned in Mexico


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tijuana (Mexico), Dec 3 (EFE) Five armed men overpowered a security guard at a car dealership and set fire to 37 patrol cars awaiting delivery to the municipal police department in the ... Read more...

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Tension prevails along Mizoram-Tripura border


November 20th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kanchanpur/Janpui (Tripura), Nov 20 (ANI): Tension continues to prevail in border areas along Mizoram and Tripura.A violent mob set fire over 360 Reang tribals huts, in around 15 villages in Mamit ... Read more...

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Farmers vandalise sugar mill offices over sugarcane pricing


November 19th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Agitated over the government's sugarcane pricing policy, several groups of farmers Thursday resorted to arson and vandalism at sugar mill offices in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said. Irate ... Read more...

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Militants destroy NATO trucks in Pakistan


October 9th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (DPA) Suspected Islamist militants torched an oil tanker and six lorries carrying US and NATO supplies in Pakistan's restive north-west early Friday, police said. The pre-dawn assault took place ... Read more...

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Villagers torch two train bogies


September 30th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Two coaches of the Mahananda Express were torched at Hathras in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday by a mob protesting against the closure of the town's 100-year-old railway station. Over 100 ... Read more...

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Five get six years’ jail for Orissa communal violence


July 27th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) A fast-track court in Orissa Monday sentenced five people to six years in jail for their involvement in the last year's communal violence in the state's Kandhamal district, ... Read more...

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Sonia expresses pain and anguish over Uttar Pradesh events


July 16th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday expressed "deep pain and anguish over the events in Uttar Pradesh" - an offensive remark of state Congress chief Rita Bahuguna ... Read more...

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Man burns himself to death in front of Hong Kong diners


July 13th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 13 (DPA) A man poured paint thinner over himself and burned himself to death in front of his wife and diners at a Hong Kong seafood restaurant, police said ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up police station, torch vehicles in Orissa


June 8th, 2009 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 8 (IANS) Maoist rebels blew up a police station after forcing policemen out of the premises and torched several vehicles in Orissa's Koraput district, an official said Monday. Five policemen were ... Read more...

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