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Colombian soldier snaps, kills three comrades


September 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian army private killed three soldiers at a remote outpost in the southwestern province of Cauca, the military said Friday.The shooter was apparently suffering from ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’ (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as India is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, a Chinese expert reflecting the ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as Indian is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, Beijing has said it ... Read more...

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China launches two satellites


April 30th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China Monday successfully launched into space two navigation satellites, authorities said.The launch of the 12th and 13th satellites for the Beidou global navigation and positioning network ... Read more...

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Hailstorms in China leave 29 dead, devastate homes


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.According ... Read more...

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Man dies of bird flu in China


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's southwestern province of Guizhou died Sunday from the bird flu virus H5N1, the health ministry said.The man felt unwell Jan 6. ... Read more...

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Guerrillas use dead body in attack in Colombia


December 8th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Four police officers were slightly wounded Wednesday when they approached a man's body that FARC rebels left surrounded with explosives on the outskirts of Florencia, a ... Read more...

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Eighth Tibetan sets himself on fire in southwestern China


October 16th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- An Eighth Tibetan man set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in the southwestern province of Sichuan on late Saturday morning, a rights group reported on ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk dies after setting himself on fire in China protest


August 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A Tibetan monk died on Monday after setting himself on fire in an apparent protest against Chinese rule in the southwestern province of Sichuan, a group campaigning for ... Read more...

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Apostle St. Philip’s tomb found in Turkey


July 27th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 27 (IANS) The tomb of Saint Philip, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ, has been discovered in Turkey, the Anatolia news agency reported Wednesday.The discovery was ... Read more...

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Activists say two killed in Tibetan monastery crackdown


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Two elderly Tibetans were killed after Chinese police raided a Buddhist monastery located in the Ngaba area of the country's southwestern province of Sichuan, activists said Saturday.The US-based ... Read more...

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17 die in China hailstorm (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and 118 were injured after hailstorms, cloudburst and strong winds ravaged a south China province, officials said Monday.Gales as strong ... Read more...

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US drones killed 957 Pakistani civilians in 2010


April 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) A total of 957 Pakistani civilians were killed in American drone attacks in the country 2010, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said in its annual ... Read more...

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China offers aid to quake- hit Japan


March 12th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.12 (ANI): China is ready to take part in rescue operations in Japan after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that triggered a tsunami, hit the country on Friday." Authorities have put quake ... Read more...

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Former lawmaker shot dead in Guatemala mall


January 20th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Former lawmaker Edgar Almengor Perez was slain Wednesday inside a shopping mall in the Guatemalan capital, authorities said."It appears to be a direct attack because the shots ... Read more...

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Colombia closes 56 illegal gold mines


January 18th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Colombian authorities over the past four months have closed 56 illegal gold mines and arrested 573 people, a police report stated.The report released Monday said that "46 illegal ... Read more...

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Use of children to transport drugs increasing in Colombia


December 28th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The use of children to transport small quantities of drugs in Colombia increased this year by 18 percent over 2009, according to a National Police report published Monday ... Read more...

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“Pak journalists caught in vice between terrorists, local govt. officials”: Media watchdog


November 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Two incidents in recent weeks have again highlighted the dangers for journalists in Pakistan, an international media watchdog has observed."One is the detention of Ghulam Rasool Khan in ... Read more...

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UN fears Pakistan’s flood victims moving toward Iran


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (DPA) The United Nations expressed fears Thursday that flood-affected people in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan could move toward Iran, sparking illegal cross-border movements. Baluchistan, which July 22 became ... Read more...

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UN appeals for aid as floods cause havoc in Pakistan


August 11th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (DPA) The UN planned to launch an appeal Wednesday for international aid for victims of Pakistani floods that continue to spread. The floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed ... Read more...

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Torrential showers, floods kill 32 in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (DPA) At least 32 people died and dozens were injured after torrential rain hit Pakistan, local media reported Thursday. Hundreds more were left homeless by the floods, as the heavy ... Read more...

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Colombian boy walks 70 km to seek father’s release


July 4th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 4 (IANS/EFE) A 12-year-old Colombian boy participated in a 70-km trekking campaign seeking the release of his father and others held hostage by rebels since 1997. Johan Stiven was in ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Tehran; Afghanistan, pipeline on agenda


May 13th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Tehran Saturday on a three-day visit to attend the G15 summit. He will also hold bilateral talks to revive ... Read more...

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Three children among seven killed in Pakistan


May 13th, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (DPA) Three boys died and two people were injured Wednesday when a bomb exploded in a camp of Afghan refugees in northwestern Pakistan, police said. Separately, Taliban militants killed ... Read more...

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Dozens die in South African bus crash


May 5th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE TOWN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 24 people were killed and more than a dozen have been seriously injured after a bus crash in the Western Cape province of South Africa, ... Read more...

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US’ 12 billion dollar gamble paying off in Pakistan


February 19th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): The capture of at least five Taliban militants at about the same time as arrest of Afghan Taliban's second-in-command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar by Pakistan intelligence agents in ... Read more...

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American-Born Panda Needs A Chinese Teacher


February 4th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mei Lan, an American-born Chinese giant panda is on its way of returning to its parent's homeland. China is going to give this 3-year-old panda a ... Read more...

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Pak must act against Afghan Taliban on its soil: US officials


December 31st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 31 (ANI): The success of the planned troop surge in Afghanistan is directly related to whether the Obama administration can persuade Pakistan to carry out a determining operation ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders murder case opened against Musharraf


October 7th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (DPA) A Pakistani court Wednesday ordered the police to open a case and investigate former president Pervez Musharraf over allegations that he ordered the murder of an ethnic ... Read more...

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Roadside bombs kill 12 in Afghanistan


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 23 (DPA) Twelve Afghan civilians including women and children were killed in two separate roadside bomb explosions in the south and southwestern regions, officials said Wednesday. Seven Afghan civilians were ... Read more...

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Pakistan rocks parliament again, BJP walks out (Roundup)


July 30th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A two-day debate in parliament on a controversial India-Pakistan joint statement that sought to delink terrorism from dialogue ended Thursday with the government reiterating that there ... Read more...

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Botched circumcisions kill 33 boys in South Africa


July 5th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 5 (DPA) Thirty-three South African boys have died following botched circumcisions in the country's Eastern Cape province, radio reports said Sunday. For many boys in South Africa, circumcision marks the transition ... Read more...

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Chinese woman boiled man’s head in soup to treat daugther’s psychiatric problems


June 24th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): In the hope of finding a cure for daughter's psychiatric problems, a woman in China boiled a man's head in a soup, local newspaper reported.Back in 2008, Lin ... Read more...

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Taliban publicly executes eloping young couple in Afghanistan’ Nimroz province


April 14th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr.14 (ANI): The Taliban has publicly executed a young unmarried couple in the southwestern province of Nimroz.Confirming the incident, provincial governor Ghulam Dastageer Azad said couple was shot dead by ... Read more...

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50 migrants suffocate in container in Pakistan


April 4th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Saturday recovered at least 50 bodies and dozens of unconscious people from a shipping container in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, the police said. The container, which ... Read more...

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