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Cuban packages biogas in plastic bags for domestic use


September 13th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) A Cuban farmer has devised a method for packaging biogas in plastic bags to facilitate domestic use of the fuel, the Communist Party daily Granma reported."Although ... Read more...

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Five policemen killed in Afghan blast


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) Five policemen with the Afghan Border Police were killed and six others injured in a blast in Afghanistan Sunday, Xinhua reported.The policemen were on regular ... Read more...

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Donkey bomb: New trick by Afghan militants kills cop


August 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) A new tactic of using an innocent donkey as a bomb carrier in Afghanistan took everyone by surprise Monday when a blast killed a police ... Read more...

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Afghan education official shot dead


July 8th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 8 (IANS) An Afghan education official abducted 10 days ago was Sunday found shot dead in the western province of Badghis, Xinhua reported.Mohammad Mehdi was kidnapped along ... Read more...

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24 killed in Afghan flash floods


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 23 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and nine others injured Saturday due to heavy rains and flash floods in Afghanistan's western province of Ghor, Xinhua reported.Provincial ... Read more...

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Dengue kills 56 in Sri Lanka (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 6 (IANS) Dengue fever has killed 56 people in Sri Lanka, the health ministry said Wednesday.Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying that a total of 11,473 dengue cases ... Read more...

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Dengue claims 56 lives in Sri Lanka


June 6th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 6 (IANS) A total of 56 people have died in the first five months out of 11,000 cases of dengue fever in Sri Lanka, the health ministry said ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders seizing unregistered vehicles


May 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Monday ordered confiscation of all vehicles that are plying on the country's roads without being duly registered with authorities, Online news ... Read more...

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11 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 1st, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 1 (IANS) At least 11 Taliban militants were killed, 13 were arrested and 35 surrendered in a countrywide operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.Police, army ... Read more...

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25 killed, over 170 wounded in Iraq attacks


March 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 20 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and over 170 wounded Tuesday in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq, the police said.The deadliest attack occurred in ... Read more...

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American gunned down in Yemen


March 18th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 18 (IANS) A US citizen working as a teacher at an English-language institute in Yemen was shot dead Sunday by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen, media reports said.Two ... Read more...

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Swiss woman abducted in Yemen


March 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 16 (IANS) Suspected Al Qaeda militants have abducted a Swiss woman schoolteacher in Yemen, Xinhua reported.The woman, in her 30s, was kidnapped from the western province of ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in central Turkey, killing pilot


March 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
KONYA, Turkey (BNO NEWS) -- A fighter jet crashed in the central region of Turkey on early Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot, military officials said on Wednesday. There were no survivors.The accident ... Read more...

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27 policemen killed in Iraq attacks


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 5 (IANS) Twenty-seven policemen were killed Monday in a series of attacks carried out by gunmen wearing military uniforms in Haditha city in Iraq's western province of Anbar.The ... Read more...

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16 kids hurt by fireworks in El Salvador


December 26th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Dec 26 (IANS/EFE) At least 16 children were injured by fireworks on Christmas eve in El Salvador, an official said.Nine of the children were hurt in San Salvador, ... Read more...

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Ready to examine US evidence on alleged assassination plot: Iran


October 18th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Monday that the country is ready to examine evidence on Tehran's alleged involvement in a plot to assassinate the Saudi ... Read more...

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Iranian leader says alleged assassination plot ‘absurd’


October 16th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Tehrtan, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Saturday that the alleged Iranian involvement in a plot of assassinating the Saudi ... Read more...

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High-tech drug submarine seized in Colombia


September 27th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police seized a drug-smuggling submarine equipped with GPS navigation, external cameras and satellite telephones, authorities said Monday.The submarine has capacity to carry four tonnes of ... Read more...

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Rippon awaits his chance


September 26th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Warming the bench in a winning team is especially tough for a youngster eager to make his mark in the ongoing Champions League T20 tournament, but ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq bomb blasts


August 4th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 15 injured as two roadside bomb blasts rattled an Iraqi city Wednesday, Xinhua reported.The blasts occurred in capital ... Read more...

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Adulterated liquor kills 29 in Ecuador


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Quito, July 23 (IANS/EFE) The number of people who died in Ecuador after consuming adulterated liquor has climbed to 29, the public health ministry said.A total of 177 people have ... Read more...

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Relatives Iraqi war victims to raise judicial case against former President Bush


June 17th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by BNO News
ANBAR, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Relatives of the victims of the U.S. military operations in west Iraq announced on Thursday that they intend to initiate a judicial case against former U.S. President ... Read more...

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11 protesters killed by security forces in Yemen


April 5th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by BNO News
TAIZ, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven protesters were killed during clashes with security forces in southwestern Yemen, the Yemen Post reported on Monday.According to medical staff, nine demonstrators were killed ... Read more...

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16 protesters killed in Yemen (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 4 (IANS) At least 16 protesters were killed in Yemen's southern province of Taiz Monday during clashes with police, while dozens others were injured by tear gas shells ... Read more...

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Iraqi minister survives assassination attempt


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iraqi Minister for Industry and Minerals Ahmed Nassir Al Karbuli survived an assassination attempt by unidentified gunmen, an official said Sunday.The incident occurred in the ... Read more...

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Papua New Guinea man eats son during sorcery initiation ceremony


February 5th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb 5 (ANI): A man in a Papua New Guinea mining town was caught by residents allegedly eating his screaming, newborn son during a sorcery initiation ceremony.Police said locals on the ... Read more...

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‘Huge amount of humanitarian work still remains to be done in Pak’: UN official


December 11th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 11(ANI): UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, has said that humanitarian aid organizations have made significant headway in helping victims of the floods that ... Read more...

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39 Al Qaeda militants captured in Iraq


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 2 (IANS) Thirty-nine suspected Al Qaeda militants, including the outfit's leaders in Iraq's western province of Anbar, have been captured by security forces, a media report said Thursday."Iraqi security forces ... Read more...

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Turkey Firm In Canada Reports Infection, Quarantine In Progress


November 25th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A case of bird flu has been reported in Canada just ahead of the thanksgiving day. The Canadian government has admitted the discovery of avian flu ... Read more...

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Post-flood reconstruction, rehabilitation in Pak to cost 6.7 billion dollars


November 15th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 15(ANI): The World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have estimated that the post-flood reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan would cost 6.7 billion dollars.The international financial institutions said ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ JuD leaders to openly celebrate Eid with flood affected Pak people


November 15th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 15(ANI): Jamaat-ul-Dawaa chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has said that all the central, provincial and zonal office-bearers of the party would celebrate Eid with flood affected people of Pakistan.Saeed said this ... Read more...

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Over 100 hurt in Iran quake


November 7th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 7 (IANS) At least 104 people were injured in a magnitude 4.9 earthquake that hit Iran Saturday, a media report said.The quake occurred at 0352 GMT Saturday in Doroud town ... Read more...

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US says its troops will keep helping in flood affected areas till Pak needs such aid


November 5th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 5(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said that his country's troops would continue relief and rehabilitation efforts in the flood-affected areas as long as Pakistan needed this cooperation.Addressing ... Read more...

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Flood-hit Pak running out of funds for rehabilitation efforts: UN


November 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United Nations has expressed concern about the drying up of funds available for the flood-affected people in Pakistan.UN spokeswoman Stacey Winston appealed to international donors to act swiftly ... Read more...

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400,000 pregnant women among flood affectees in Pakistan


September 26th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26(ANI): The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has estimated that some 400,000 pregnant women are among the 20 million food-affected people in Pakistan.According to official figures, nearly 50,000 of ... Read more...

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