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Venezuelan presidential candidate says women are his weakness


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles said that women are his "weakness" and added he was convinced that they will be the ones who win him ... Read more...

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Kuwait football coach shot, in critical condition


August 26th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Serbian coach of the Kuwait national football team has been shot by his neighbour and is in critical condition in hospital, Serbian newspaper Vecernje ... Read more...

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Ecuador yet to decide on Wikileaks founder’s asylum


August 15th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Aug 15 (IANS) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has denied on Twitter that his country had already decided to grant political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange."The rumour about Assange's ... Read more...

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Argentina may issue currency with Evita’s likeness


June 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Argentina may issue special bills bearing the likeness of Eva Duarte, also known as Evita, to mark the 60th anniversary of the death of ... Read more...

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49 mutilated bodies found on Mexican highway (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 13 (IANS/EFE) At least 49 mutilated bodies were found on the side of a highway in Cadereyta, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, ... Read more...

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The dangerous implications of India’s nuclear romance


April 1st, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Efforts are on to squelch the months-long peaceful movement by villagers living in the neighbourhood of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu which has delayed its commissioning. What brought the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

We won’t eat halal meat: British MPs


January 1st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) British Muslim MPs have been told they cannot have meat slaughtered in line with Islamic tradition because the method is offensive to many of their non-Muslim ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

170 dead in typhoon in Philippines (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 17 (IANS) At least 170 people have died and hundreds of others are missing after tropical storm Washin Saturday struck southern Philippines, officials said.The storm caused massive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Petrobras reports gas leak at drilling platform


November 28th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A "minimal amount" of gas leaked at a drilling platform off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state in the Campos basin, Brazil's main oil-producing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rwandan president in $20,000 a night hotel


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The Rwandan president is staying in a New York hotel suite whose charges for a night total over $20,000, an amount that an average Rwandan would ... Read more...

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The core seven: Making the government’s voice heard


June 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Under relentless attack for its acts of omissions and commissions, the UPA government has finally realised the value of reaching out to the media. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After Osama, beware of ‘lone wolves’: US advisory


May 11th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Lone individuals are the most likely to launch attacks in the US following the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a US raid ... Read more...

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Trailer for Antonio Banderas film appears on web


May 9th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS/EFE) A trailer for "La piel que habito", the much-awaited film reuniting Spanish director Pedro Almodovar and actor Antonio Banderas, has surfaced on the web.The 33-second trailer ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels refuse to talk to Koussa, accusing him of having ‘blood on his hand’


April 14th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 14 (ANI): The Libyan rebels have refused to talk to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's former Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa at a summit in Qatar, saying he has blood on his hands, ... Read more...

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Four dead, five missing in Mexico boat accident


March 10th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 10 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed and five went missing when a fishing boat capsized in the Sea of Cortez off Mexico coast, officials said.The boat lost ... Read more...

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Four shot dead in Mexican bar’s parking lot


March 9th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) At least four people were killed and seven wounded when gunmen attacked them in the parking lot of a bar in northwestern Mexico, officials said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Missing climber found dead on Argentine peak


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 2 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine rescue patrol found the body of a Polish mountaineer who had gone missing 16 days ago near the peak of Mt. Aconcagua, which ... Read more...

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Gunmen attack funeral procession in Mexican city


February 17th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen opened fire on the funeral procession for a teenager killed earlier this week in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua, wounding a police officer, police ... Read more...

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BCCI still to release Champions League prize money


January 31st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) Cricketers around the globe are owed $6 million in prize money by the Indian cricket board for the Champions League Twenty20 competition, the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

10 members of Colombian soccer team injured in accident


January 31st, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Eight players, the coach and assistant coach of a second-division soccer club in Colombia were injured when their bus overturned in a rural area in the northeastern part ... Read more...

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Jay-Z ‘taking 50 rooms for his entourage for Vegas hotel opening’


December 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 30 (ANI): Rapper Jay-Z is apparently booking 50 rooms for the lavish opening of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.According to a source, the star - who's performing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two dismembered bodies found outside Mexican bar


December 28th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chilpancingo (Mexico), Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Two bodies, which were dismembered and skinned, were dumped outside a bar in Acapulco, a resort city in southern Mexico, authorities said.The bodies of the two unidentified ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China vows to be more transparent in delivering news about country to outside world


December 17th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 17 (ANI): Wang Chen, minister of China's State Council Information Office, has said that his country would be more open and transparent from next year in giving information and news ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Air Force blocks media sites posting leaked ‘Wikileaks’ documents


December 15th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): The United States' Air Force has reportedly blocked access on its network to over 25 media websites, which have posted secret U.S. diplomatic cables obtained and released by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cartel threats force people to flee cities in Mexico


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Raul Hernandez Mexico City, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) Several cities in northern Mexico affected by violence and threats from drug traffickers have experienced an exodus of residents, leaving them deserted as nightfall comes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fire kills 16 in El Salvador prison


November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a fire at a prison in El Salvador's Ilobasco city, authorities said."There are 16 dead," ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beached whale dies in Brazil


October 28th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) A whale that got beached two days ago in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state died early Wednesday despite the efforts of volunteers and firefighters to save ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lost Abbey Ale To Change Label After Being Accused Of Inspiring Violence Against Witches


October 25th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A pale ale going by the name of Lost Abbey Witch's Wit Ale has created quite a sensation of late. Unfortunately, it is not ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Advani to address three public meetings in Bihar


October 19th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani will address three public meetings in constituencies that go to polls in Bihar on October 24.Advani would ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Blow-by-blow account of trapped Chilean miners’ rescue plan


October 12th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): The Chilean authorities are reportedly making the final preparations for the rescue of 33 trapped miners who would be brought to the surface tonight after having spent over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British forces hand over restive Afghan district to US


September 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/London, Sep 20 (DPA) British forces in southern Afghanistan have handed over control of volatile Sangin district to US troops in a transfer of security responsibility agreed earlier this year. The Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Documentary Reveals That The Nazis Had Landed In New York During The Second World War


September 11th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A documentary of German origin will be shown on Saturday, the day marked as the anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cheryl’s love letters to Ashley Cole stolen


September 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Burglars raided Ashley Cole's mansion while he was away on England duty and have apparently stolen precious mementos from Cheryl, including cards and love letters.Ashley, 29, arrived ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Blast in Mexico bar wounds 20


August 27th, 2010 - 6:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) At least 20 people were wounded when unidentified miscreants tossed a bomb into a bar in a resort city on Mexico's Pacific coast, police said. The attack occurred ... Read more...

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