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Venezuela releases US ship, skipper (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela has released a US-flagged cargo ship and its captain after investigating an undeclared weapon found on it, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday.The vessel ... Read more...

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Venezuela releases US ship, skipper


September 12th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in the western port city of Maracaibo released a US-flagged cargo ship and its captain after investigating an undeclared weapon found on the vessel, Venezuelan ... Read more...

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American held in China for carrying banned material


September 10th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) A US citizen has been put under 10-day detention in China for carrying and concealing a banned hazardous substance while trying to board a flight from ... Read more...

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Charges by former employee unfounded: Infosys


August 21st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Investigation by IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. into the complaint filed by its former US-based employee Satya Dev Tripuraneni against it revealed that the charges were unfounded, ... Read more...

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Infosys faces second case of US visa misuse


August 9th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) India's second largest IT company Infosys has been charged for the second time with misuse of US visas.Satya Dev Tripuraneni, a US citizen and former employee ... Read more...

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Jack Osbourne becomes US citizen


April 19th, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) British reality TV star Jack Osbourne has attained US citizenship.Rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon's son, Jack was born in Britain. But he has lived ... Read more...

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Imran preparing to file PIL against drinking age rule


August 13th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) The grand success of "Delhi Belly" followed by the promotion of Yash Raj Films' "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan" hasn't deterred actor Imran Khan in his pursuit ... Read more...

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China orders train safety review


July 27th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China has ordered a two-month train safety review in the wake of the recent high-speed train crash that killed 39 people, a media report said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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India serious about talks, says Pakistani foreign minister


July 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is set to visit New Delhi July 26-27, said India is "serious about the composite dialogue" and her ... Read more...

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US national kills Russian wife, commits suicide in Moscow


May 26th, 2011 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US citizen killed his Russian wife and then committed suicide by jumping from a window of the 15th floor of a hotel in Moscow, ... Read more...

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Two terror suspects arrested in New York


May 13th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS) Police in New York have arrested two men suspected of plotting terror attacks in the city, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Xinhua reported.The arrests were ... Read more...

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Pak court seeks govt. response over Raymond Davis’ facilities in jail


February 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 28(ANI): A Pakistan court has directed the federal and Punjab governments to submit a reply on a petition challenging the facilities being provided to double murder-accused Raymond Davis in jail.According ... Read more...

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Mother sells infant to pay for elder child’s treatment


February 18th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in the Mexican state of Morelos are probing the sale of a newborn baby by a woman seeking funds to pay for the cancer treatment of ... Read more...

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American dies in Guatemala plane crash


January 11th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 11 (IANS/EFE) A US citizen was killed and another seriously injured when a small plane crashed in western Guatemala.Thomas Gilbert Russell, 72, who was piloting the plane, died after ... Read more...

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A tale of another Fidel Castro!


November 21st, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) When a 49-year-old native of Cuba took an oath in an American court and promised to fulfill the duties as a US citizen, the people present in ... Read more...

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Three US citizens killed in Mexico


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Three US citizens were killed in a northern Mexican city sharing borders with the US state of Texas, the State Department said.State Department spokesman Philip Crowley said ... Read more...

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Killer jaguar who killed one person in Belize has been captured & killed


October 28th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Belize, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The killer jaguar that claimed the life of a United States citizen in Belize has been captured by authorities.The big cat managed to escape after the Central ... Read more...

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US shared intelligence with valuable strategic partner India before 26/11: Roemer


October 28th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer has clarified that Washington did share regular and consistent information with New Delhi prior to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and ... Read more...

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Reality TV star Dean McDermott becomes an US citizen


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality TV star and the husband of Tori Spelling is now an US citizen. Dean McDermott was sworn in as an US citizen along ... Read more...

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BP chief executive to step down in October


July 27th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (DPA) BP chief executive Tony Hayward is to step down on Oct 1 following the oil catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said in London Tuesday. Hayward, who ... Read more...

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US citizen stranded in Egypt for being on the no-fly list is finally coming to US


July 16th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An US citizen who was placed on the no-fly list may finally be able to return to the United States. Yahya was stranded in Egypt for months, ... Read more...

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US urges release of citizen sentenced in China


July 7th, 2010 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (DPA) The US called on China Tuesday to release a US geologist who was sentenced to eight years in prison for obtaining an oil database regarded as a ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban paid 12,000 dollars to failed Times Square bomber


June 19th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.19 (ANI): It what further strengthens the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) direct involvement in the failed Times Square bombing plot, a federal indictment released earlier this week has revealed that the ... Read more...

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New York Times Square bomb suspect indicted on 10 charges


June 18th, 2010 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani-born American Faisal Shahzad has been indicted on 10 charges, including attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, in New York's Times Square bombing bid. He ... Read more...

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Foreigners held in UAE for $14.4 bn fraud


June 6th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 5 (IANS/WAM) An Iranian and a US citizen of Iranian-origin were arrested in Abu Dhabi for illegally transferring $14.4 billion from Germany through the UAE Central bank. The suspects, identified ... Read more...

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US citizen guilty of giving money to Al Qaeda


May 20th, 2010 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (DPA) A US citizen from Morocco has pleaded guilty to giving more than $23,000 to the Al Qaeda terrorist organisation, authorities said. Khalid Ouazzani, 32, pleaded guilty Wednesday in a ... Read more...

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US citizen arrested in Egypt for possessing arms


May 13th, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 13 (IANS) A US citizen of Egyptian origin has been arrested at Cairo airport with guns and other weapons in his luggage, officials said. The man who was coming from New ... Read more...

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Imran blasts PPP govt for taking dictation from US


May 8th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Taking on the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has criticised the country's leadership for taking dictation from the United States.Addressing a public rally ... Read more...

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150 gold coins seized from American in Mexico


April 21st, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 21 (IANS/EFE) At least 150 gold coins were found in the baggage of a US citizen as he awaited a flight to Panama here at the Mexico City airport, ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda recruiter addressed Sydney mosque youngsters from Yemen in 2009


April 15th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.15 (ANI): An Al Qaeda recruiter, who was earlier described as America's number one terrorist threat, is reported to have been engaged by a Sydney youth group to address hundreds of ... Read more...

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North Korea sentences US citizen to 8 years in jail


April 7th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 7 (DPA) A US citizen accused of crossing into North Korea from China has been convicted and sentenced to eight years of hard labour, North Korean state media reported Wednesday. Aijalon ... Read more...

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US probes terror suspect’s stints in nuclear plants


March 13th, 2010 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) US officials are probing the case of a suspected terrorist held in Yemen after evidence revealed he had worked at several nuclear plants in the US, Xinhua reported. Sharif ... Read more...

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Osama’s close aide arrested in Pakistan


March 8th, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 8 (IANS) Dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden's close aide and a top Al Qaeda leader was arrested from the outskirt of Pakistan's southern port city Karachi. Pakistani security forces with the ... Read more...

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Did Headley also visit Puskhar in Rajasthan in March?


December 3rd, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Puskhar, Dec.3 (ANI): David Coleman Headley, the US citizen of Pakistan origin, presently under the custody of FBI, the U.S investigative agency, on charges of having links with Lashkar-e-Toiba, had visited Pushkar ... Read more...

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US terror suspect Headley visited Pushkar in March 2009


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Pushkar (Rajasthan), Dec.3 (ANI): David Coleman Headley, the US citizen now detained on charges of having links with Lashkar-e-Toiba, the terrorist outfit of Pakistan, visited Pushkar, the tourist town in Rajasthan, in ... Read more...

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