southeastern region

Vintage biplane with 6 onboard goes missing in Australia

October 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A search-and-rescue operation continued Tuesday for a vintage 1930s biplane carrying six people which went missing in a huge stretch of bushland in the southeastern region of ... Read more...

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One ton drugs seized in Iran

June 24th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Police in Iran have recovered a haul of over one ton of illicit drugs during an anti-narcotics operation in the country's southeastern region, Fars news agency ... Read more...

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Investigation continues into deadly Mexico pipeline blast

December 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Petroleros Mexicanos (Pemex) officials on Tuesday said it could take months to determine the cause of Sunday's pipeline explosion which killed 28 people in Mexico.The explosion happened ... Read more...

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Groom accidentally kills wedding guests in Turkey with an AK-47 rifle

August 10th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ankara, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an unfortunate incident a groom accidentally killed some wedding guests with an AK-47 rifle. The wedding was taking place in Turkey and the groom was shooting ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to have more airports

July 15th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh is to have more international and domestic airports to facilitate economic development and act as "a bridge between the East and the West", Prime Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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NATO soldier, six workers killed in Afghanistan

July 6th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 6 (DPA) A NATO soldier was killed in a roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, while suspected Taliban militants killed six construction workers after kidnapping them in southeastern region, ... Read more...

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Eight Turkish soldiers killed near Iraqi border

June 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 19 (DPA) Eight Turkish soldiers were killed and 14 injured in an attack by Kurdish rebels on a military outpost near Turkey's border with Iraq, the Turkish military said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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19 dead as heavy rains pelt southern France

June 17th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 17 (DPA) At least 19 people have died after torrential rains lashed parts of southern France, media reports said Wednesday. According to Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux, who visited the affected region, ... Read more...

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Dhaka plans purchase of more combat aircraft, missiles

March 11th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her government plans to procure fighter aircraft, surface-to-air missiles, helicopters and other armament to strengthen the armed forces. She told Bangladesh ... Read more...

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15 hurt as ethnic violence continues in Bangladesh

February 23rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured Tuesday as Buddhist tribals clashed with Muslim settlers in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in continuing ethnic violence in Bangladesh. The southeastern ... Read more...

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Tornado Warning Withdrawn In Phoenix

January 22nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Phoenix, Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tornado warning was issued on Thursday, Jan 21, by the National Weather Service in Phoenix. The warning had been issued for the northeastern regions ... Read more...

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5 Turkish soldiers killed in terrorist attack

December 7th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Dec 7 (DPA) At least five Turkish soldiers were killed Monday in a terrorist attack in the country's east, according to television reports. Several soldiers were reportedly also injured in the attack, ... Read more...

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Air force helicopter crashes in Sri Lanka

November 27th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 27 (DPA) A Russian built Mi-24 Sri Lankan Air Force helicopter Friday crashed in southeastern region of the island-country after an air display to mark the start of construction work ... Read more...

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Peru announces construction of 100 dams

October 27th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 27 (EFE) Peruvian President Alan Garcia has announced the construction of 100 dams and 30 reservoirs, projects that the government forecasts will be concluded by the end of 2010. "We have ... Read more...

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Hundreds being tossed across Bangladesh-Myanmar border: Report

October 16th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) Bangladesh and Myanmar are tossing hundreds of Muslim tribal Rohingya families across their border, where they are reinforcing troops for the past one week, a media report said. ... Read more...

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Four killed as Taliban seize building in Afghan provincial capital

August 11th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul (Afghanistan), Aug. 11 (ANI): Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers seized a five-story building in Pul-e-Alam, the capital of Afghanistan's Logar Province on Monday, after battling Afghan and American forces for ... Read more...

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Dhaka orders army pullout from restive Chittagong region

July 30th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has ordered its biggest troops pullout from Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), its restive southeastern region that is home to minority Buddhist tribals. The decision to ... Read more...

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Small glaciers account for most of Greenlands recent loss of ice

September 16th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): A new study has shown that rather than large glaciers, it is the small ones that account for most of Greenlands recent loss of ice.The study shows ... Read more...

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US military killed six civilians: Afghan official

March 19th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, March 19 (DPA) An Afghan official said Wednesday that the US forces killed six civilians including two children and a woman in an operation in the southeastern region. Khaibar Pushton, spokesman ... Read more...

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