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Seven dead in Peshawar blast


February 12th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Seven people died in an explosion in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said Sunday.The blast took place in a house next to Kohat road. ... Read more...

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US ‘confident’ Pakistani nukes safe


November 10th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Rebutting a US media report that Pakistan's atomic arsenal was vulnerable to theft, the United States has expressed confidence in Islamabad's ability to keep its nuclear ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda commander Ilyas Kashmiri is alive: Dawn


July 16th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, the Al Qaeda commander who was believed to have been killed last month in a US drone attack in Pakistan, is alive, a ... Read more...

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Osama’s seized mobile phone shows links to ISI


June 24th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS/AKI) A mobile phone seized from Osama bin Laden's hideout contains evidence of contacts between Pakistan's intelligence agency and a militant group used by the Al-Qaeda ... Read more...

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‘Mubarak not terminally ill’


April 14th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's health is not stable, but he is not dying, a source close to the leader has said.The 82-year-old Mubarak suffered two ... Read more...

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Obama launches re-election bid with - ‘It begins with us’


April 4th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has launched his bid for re-election with a short video on BarackObama.com using what apparently will be one of his campaign ... Read more...

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Gamal Mubarak attempted suicide with poisoned tea


March 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 4 (IANS/AKI) Former-Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak's second son Gamal attempted suicide in the days following his father's ouster after 30 years as the president of the Arab world's ... Read more...

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Mubarak wants to die at home: report


February 17th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has rejected four offers to settle in other Arab countries because he wants to die in Egypt, newspaper Masri El Yum reported citing ... Read more...

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Report: Actress Lindsay Lohan to be charged with felony grand theft on Wednesday


February 9th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Actress Lindsay Lohan is expected to be charged with felony grand theft on Wednesday, entertainment news website TMZ.com reported on Tuesday.The 24-year-old 'Mean Girls' actress is under ... Read more...

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Pakistan reaffirms ban on onion exports to India


January 11th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Citing shortages, Pakistan Monday reaffirmed a ban on the export of onions to India, officials said.Pakistan had imposed the ban last week and reaffirmed this Monday after a ... Read more...

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Nepal to skip Nobel ceremony under Chinese pressure


December 8th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) Under growing pressure by its giant neighbour China that continues to denounce the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed dissident Liu Xiabo, the Himalayan republic of ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu to be business envoy after quitting as MIC chief


November 24th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (IANS) S. Samy Vellu plans to take over as business envoy to India and four other South Asian countries as soon as he quits as chief of ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makers deny link with home ministry ‘mole’


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Research in Motion, the Canadian company that makes BlackBerry devices, has denied any link with the senior home ministry official arrested Monday for allegedly leaking sensitive information ... Read more...

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Man confesses to killing and then raping his niece


October 8th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Taranto (Italy), Oct 8 (IANS/AKI) A 15-year-old girl in Italy was strangled to death and then raped by her uncle before he threw the corpse into a well to hide the crime, ... Read more...

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Not prepared any list of 29 cricketers: Lorgat


September 15th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has rubbished media reports that 29 international cricketers are being investigated by its Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) on ... Read more...

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NDTV says in talks for its lifestyle business


August 19th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): New Delhi Television Ltd. (NDTV) has revealed that it is in talks for a "strategic alliance" for its lifestyle business."The proposed alliance is only at the stage of ... Read more...

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Craigslist Suspect’s Suspicious Suicide Scenario


August 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If the death of Craigslist murder suspect, Philip Markoff had taken with it the details and the circumstances that led to the death masseuse Julissa Brisman, ... Read more...

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UN to assemble Gaza flotilla investigation team Sunday


August 1st, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 31 (DPA) The United Nations is to assemble Sunday an international commission that will investigate the killing of nine activists aboard a Gaza-bound aid ship by Israeli commandos in May, ... Read more...

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Tokyo’s `oldest’ man dead for 30 years


July 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 30 (DPA) Police are investigating whether the family of Tokyo's "oldest man" - who appears to have been dead at home for decades - fraudulently received pension money paid to ... Read more...

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‘ULFA leader was nabbed six weeks ago by Bangladesh police’ (Lead)


July 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 18 (IANS) Top United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leader Ranjan Chowdhury, whose arrest was announced by the Bangladesh authorities Saturday, had assumed a Muslim name, Masud Chowdhury, to ... Read more...

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‘Arrested ULFA leader was picked up by Bangladesh police earlier’


July 18th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 18 (IANS) Top Indian militant Ranjan Chowdhury of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) had assumed a Muslim name, Masud Chowdhury, in Bangladesh and had been picked up ... Read more...

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China rejects Japan media on military spending


July 10th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 10 (ANI): China has rejected Japanese media reports on its military spending being 1.5 times higher than the country's 2010 defense budget cited in March.According to the China Daily, ... Read more...

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Leonardo tipped to become new Brazil coach


July 7th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 6 (DPA) Former AC Milan coach Leonardo was tipped Tuesday to replace Carlos Dunga as Brazil coach, according to ESPN Brazil. The television network quoted unnamed sources as saying that ... Read more...

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Malaysia to recruit more Tamil teacher


July 1st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 1 (IANS) The Malaysian government plans to recruit more Tamil and Chinese language teachers from next year to fully implement its Pupils Own Language (POL) policy in 7,000 primary ... Read more...

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Italy plans officials’ pay cut up to 15 percent


May 20th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government may cut the salaries of public servants by 10 percent and politicians by 15 percent, in a bid to reduce the country's deficit. According to ... Read more...

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‘Irascible’ Chinese villager stabs nine women and children, 2 dead


May 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Just a day after a Chinese man killed eight people, another such incident occurred in Shaanxi province in which a knife-wielding villager stabbed two women to ... Read more...

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US does not rule out Headley-Shahzad connection


May 8th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 8 (IANS) The United States has not ruled out a connection between two Pakistani Americans, key Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley and failed Times square bombing ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak MI chief denies ordering washing-off Benazir’s assassination site


April 30th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.30 (ANI): Former Pakistan Military Intelligence Director Major General Nadeem Ijaz has rubbished allegations that he had ordered subordinates to wash-off the crime scene at Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh, where former ... Read more...

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Bharti to ink final agreement with Kuwait’s Zain Tuesday


March 29th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 29 (IANS) India's leading telecom company Bharti Airtel will sign the final agreement Tuesday with Kuwait's Zain to buy its African assets, other than those in Morocco and Sudan, for ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods To Come Back In A Fortnight?


March 12th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Now that Tiger Woods has been spotted with his swing coach, Hank Haney, practicing at the Isleworth Country Club, and having finally apologized for his philandering ... Read more...

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Justice John Roberts Not Stepping Down, Contrary To Reports


March 5th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Mar 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chief Justice John Roberts has been hitting headlines on Thursday after certain reports surfaced which claimed that the Chief Justice of the United States had ... Read more...

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Make IB, RAW more transparent: Experts


February 19th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian intelligence agencies have to be more "transparent and accountable" for the media to give clearer picture of the security situation and inculcate in the public a ... Read more...

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Report: Tiger Woods plans to compete again


February 4th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO News) – Tiger Woods is planning to return to action at the Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona, the Herald Sun of Melbourne reported Wednesday citing unnamed sources.Woods ... Read more...

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Attackers of Indians were Australian teens (Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) The Australian government has released a police dossier that shows that nearly half of those arrested since March last year for vicious assaults were less than 18 years ... Read more...

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North Korean diplomat defects to South via embassy


January 26th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 26 (DPA) A North Korean diplomat defected to South Korea this past autumn by seeking asylum at Seoul's embassy in Ethiopia, news reports said Tuesday. The 40-year-old doctor by training had ... Read more...

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