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31 killed in Sudanese plane crash


August 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) A total of 31 passengers were killed Sunday when a Sudanese civil plane carrying a ministerial delegation crashed in the country's South Kordofan state, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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BJP workers protest irregularities in Ghaziabad municipal polls


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 7 (IANS) Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and others engaged in protests as counting in the municipal polls in Ghaziabad was underway Saturday to protest ... Read more...

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FIFA to rule on Zambia’s protest this month


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), July 4 (IANS) Zambian football's governing body has said world governing body FIFA will adjudicate over its protest on Sudan's fielding an ineligible player in a 2014 World ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Briton released in Sudan


May 31st, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 30 (IANS) A British humanitarian worker kidnapped in Sudan about three months ago has been released, the UN African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said.UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari ... Read more...

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100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) About 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations, with some medics in the country offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as ... Read more...

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Etihad starts codeshare flights with Chinese carrier


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 1 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has commenced codeshare flights with Hainan Airlines of China, it was announced Thursday.This is Abu Dhabi-based airline's first ever codeshare ... Read more...

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Dubai, Sudan police sign cooperation protocol


February 10th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 9 (IANS/WAM) Police of Dubai and Sudan have signed a protocol for extending cooperation in the technological, technical, training and information exchange areas.The deal was signed between Lt. ... Read more...

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Zambian soccer players warned against indiscipline


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 3 (IANS) The Zambian government has warned its footballers currently participating in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) that it will not tolerate any more indiscipline at ... Read more...

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British Bangladeshi eatery gets huge order from Sudan


December 28th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) A restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi man in Britain has received one of its biggest take-away orders -- for 500 Bangladeshi troopers in Sudan to celebrate ... Read more...

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Man arrested for misusing Indian ambassador’s credit card


November 13th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) An resident of Amritsar in Punjab was arrested for misusing the credit card of the Indian ambassador to Sudan and causing him a loss of ... Read more...

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Three peacekeepers killed in Sudan’s Darfur


October 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 11 (IANS) Three peacekeepers of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were killed and six others were injured in an attack by an unidentified armed group ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler receiving death threats


September 14th, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scottish actor Gerard Butler increased his security team at the ongoing Toronto Film Festival after receiving death threats.The 41-year-old was promoting his role in controversial ... Read more...

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World Athletics: Kenya’s Rudisha claims gold in 800m


August 30th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 30 (IANS) David Rudisha of Kenya took the gold medal in the men's 800m race clocking 1min 43.91sec at the World Athletics Championships here Tuesday.Abubaker Kaki ... Read more...

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Heavy rain collapses buildings in Darfur, killing 20 soldiers


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
EL GENEINA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Twenty Sudanese soldiers were killed on Tuesday when two buildings collapsed as a result of a heavy rain in West Darfur state, officials said on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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UAE oil tanker freed by pirates


July 29th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 28 (IANS/WAM) A hijacked oil tanker of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been freed by Somali pirates off the coast of Yemen, officials said.The MV Jubba ... Read more...

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Clooney feels unclean after award functions


July 11th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actor George Clooney feels unclean after award functions because he has to campaign so much during such events."I had just come out of Oscar season and ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 drown as boat catches fire off Sudan


July 6th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 200 people, presumably illegal migrants to Saudi Arabia, drowned when their vessel caught fire in the Red Sea off Sudan late Tuesday, Sudanese media ... Read more...

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Equatorial Guinea to host African Union summit


June 25th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), June 24 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will participate for the first time as an observer at the African Union summit in Equatorial Guinea from June 26.UAE Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin cancels Sudan trip


June 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, June 24 (THAIDNIAN NEWS) Tea party darling Sarah Palin has announced that she will not be making her planned trip to Sudan. Reports said her decision not to go ahead with ... Read more...

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India ready to join global efforts to tackle piracy


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) India has expressed readiness to join any international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy and armed robbery at sea and in safety and release ... Read more...

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World War veteran dies


June 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Piyara Singh, a World War II veteran who took seven bullets but survived while fighting against Germany, has died here at the age of 106, his ... Read more...

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Eight Pakistani soldiers get posthumous UN medals


May 30th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) Eight Pakistani soldiers working with the UN Peacekeeping Force, who laid down their lives while on duty, have been awarded medals posthumously, a media report said ... Read more...

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Wrong to say Pakistan harboured Laden: Ex-ISI chief


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Former chief of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Hamid Gul Monday said it was wrong to say that the Pakistani establishment "harboured" Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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Soccer violence: 12 African students jailed for 14 days (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 29 (IANS) Twelve African students, including three who have been charged with murder, have been sent to 14 days judicial remand in connection with the killing of ... Read more...

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113 foreigners held for overstaying in Goa


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 7 (IANS) More than 100 foreigners, including 25 Russians and 22 Nigerians, were arrested in Goa for overstaying over the last three years, the state assembly was told ... Read more...

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30 killed in Sudan clashes


March 13th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, March 13 (IANS) The Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) has said at least 30 militia men were killed in clashes between its forces and armed groups that attacked a ... Read more...

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Osama’s Sudanese cook to walk free in 2012 after sentence reduced to two years


February 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10(ANI): A US military commission has reduced Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's former cook and driver Ibrahim al-Qosi's sentence to two years in prison.Al-Qosi, a native of Sudan, who worked ... Read more...

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Sudan president accepts South’s independence vote


February 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Monday said he accepts the results of the referendum on the independence of the South, presidential chief of staff Bakri Hasan Salekh announced."We ... Read more...

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Clooney recovers from malaria


January 21st, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) Hollywood superstar George Clooney has completely recovered from his recent bout of malaria, said his representative.The actor had fallen ill with the mosquito-borne disease while filming a ... Read more...

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Cargo plane crashes in Karachi, eight dead (Second Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed near Pakistan's Karachi airport early Sunday, killing all eight crew members on board, Geo TV reported.The Russian-made plane IL-76 crashed around 1:45 a.m. and ... Read more...

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Punjab universities see increase in African student population


November 27th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov.27 (ANI): Foreign students, especially from Africa, are getting enrolled in large numbers for various courses offered by universities and educational institutions in Punjab.Universities in the state are seeing a ... Read more...

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One killed in Sudan plane crash


November 12th, 2010 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Nov 12 (IANS) One person was killed and five people were injured Thursday when a plane crashed in Sudan, officials said.The accident took place at Zalinge airport in Sudan's West ... Read more...

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India, Sudan ratify investment promotion agreement


October 18th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India and Sudan Monday ratified a bilateral investment promotion and protection agreement, which was signed seven years ago to strengthen economic relations.Govind Mohan, joint secretary (infrastructure and ... Read more...

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George Clooney ’struck’ by Sudanese resolve


October 16th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): George Clooney admits he was inspired by the spirit of the Southern Sudanese people, who were determined to "fight and die" for the freedom to cast their vote. ... Read more...

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Clooney ’spreads awareness about possible civil war in Africa’


October 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): George Clooney is doing his bit to spread peace in the world.The actor returned to the Sudan in a bid to raise fresh awareness about a possible upcoming ... Read more...

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