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US military instructor jailed for rape


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) An air force instructor has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in a scandal that has rocked one of America's ... Read more...

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Court martial begins in US military base sex scandal


July 17th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, July 17 (IANS) Court martial proceedings began Monday at a US air force base in Texas of a trainer accused of sexually assaulting 10 female trainees, media reported.Staff Sgt. ... Read more...

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All CPI-M candidates pull out of Gorkhaland polls


July 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 12 (IANS) All Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidates Thursday withdrew from the fray for the July 29 elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West ... Read more...

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Congress moves state election panel against Trinamool threats


May 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) In an apparent sign of strain, the West Bengal state Congress Tuesday shot off a letter to the state election commissioner complaining against the threats ... Read more...

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Journalist Luiz Marina Paz Shot Dead By Motorbike Gunmen


December 7th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tegucigalpa, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Honduran police are hunting for gunmen who shot dead a journalist in the country. The police say 38-year-old Luz Marina Paz and her driver were ... Read more...

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US-backed elite Indonesian forces target churchmen, civilians


December 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): A leading churchman in West Papua has called on President Obama to withdraw US cooperation with Indonesia's elite 'Kopassus' forces, after finding himself on a military 'enemies' list. ... Read more...

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Oksana Grigorieva believed Mel Gibson ‘would change’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva has confessed she stayed with actor for so long despite an abusive relationship because of her belief that the star "would change".The ... Read more...

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Mistry dismayed at varsity yielding to Sena on his book


October 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Rohinton Mistry, author of the 1990 Booker Prize-nominated "Such A Long Journey", Monday said he was not surprised by Shiv Sena's agitation for the book's ... Read more...

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Religious intolerance on rise in South Asia: Report


July 1st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Religious intolerance is on the rise in South Asia, including in India, leading to discrimination and violent attacks against minorities, says a new report by Minority ... Read more...

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California man sentenced for racially based hate crimes


February 13th, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by BNO News
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A California man was convicted and sentenced for making racially based threats and providing false statements to an FBI agent, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said Friday.Bradley ... Read more...

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SRK-Shiv Sena standoff not as heroic or villainous (Comment)


February 8th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya In the Shah Rukh Khan-Shiv Sena standoff the heroism is not as heroic and villainy not as villainous as some in the media are projecting.Khan "standing up" to the ... Read more...

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5 Maoists held for deadly attack on Nepal journalist


December 13th, 2009 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) Four days after a woman journalist was savagely attacked in western Nepal and left to die on a desolate hillside, police Saturday arrested five cadres of the opposition ... Read more...

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Nepal erupts in protests at attack on journalist


December 10th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Hundreds of journalists staged protest marches across Nepal Thursday, condemning the brutal attack on a young radio journalist in western Nepal and demanding tough punishment for the attackers ... Read more...

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BSP leader manipulating engineer’s murder case, says witness


October 14th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari, prime accused in the 2008 murder of a Public Works Department (PWD) official in Auraiya, had tried ... Read more...

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UK hate preacher demands Koran-bashing author’s trial under sharia court


September 4th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 4 (ANI): British hate preacher Anjem Choudary has controversially demanded capital punishment for Koran-bashing author Sebastian Faulks if he is found guilty under sharia law."Mr Faulks was extremely naive for ... Read more...

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US commander in Afghanistan warns of Taliban resurgence: Report


August 10th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (DPA) The US commander has announced a change of strategy in Afghanistan, warning that insurgents with the Islamist extremist Taliban had made advances in the country, according to ... Read more...

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EC says, 6000 villages, hamlets undergoing polls are vulnerable


May 11th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): The Election Commission has declared that people in 6,000 villages and hamlets in nine states and two Union Territories, going to polls in the final phase of ... Read more...

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Pak govt says journalists safety important


November 16th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Following the recent kidnappings of Japanese and Canadian journalists and threatening phone calls to a local TV journalist, Pakistan Information and Broadcasting Minister Sherry Rehman has said ... Read more...

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Resettlement of fearful refugees fails in South Africa


June 2nd, 2008 - 7:44 am ICT by admin
DPA Johannesburg, June 2 (DPA) Three weeks after anti-immigrant violence flared up in South Africa, a first attempt at resettling those driven from their homes has failed, South Africa's e-tv reported Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Malaysian opposition claims it will form government by September


April 24th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 24 (IANS) Malaysia's parliamentary opposition alliance has claimed it already has the numbers to form the government and will do so by Malaysia Day, Sep 16. Former deputy prime ... Read more...

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Jolie told Zaharas real mother was dead at the time of adoption


November 25th, 2007 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 25 (ANI): When Angelina Jolie adopted Zahara in 2005, she was told that the tots biological mother was dead, when she was actually alive and well in Ethiopia.It has been ... Read more...

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