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12 killed in Mali mutiny

March 23, 2012 2:22 pm0 comments
12 killed in Mali mutiny

Bamako (Mali): At least 12 people died in the confrontation between Mali’s mutinous soldiers and the presidential guards, police said Friday. A curfew has been imposed in several regions of the West African nation, Xinhua reported. Mutinous soldiers Thursday seized power in Mali after storming the presidential palace and arresting […]

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Rights abuses : India votes against Sri Lanka

March 22, 2012 10:29 am0 comments
Rights abuses : India votes against Sri Lanka

New Delhi/Geneva: India Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tamil Tigers, but quickly emphasized that Colombo’s sovereignty must be respected. After joining 23 other countries to vote against Colombo at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, […]

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Human rights abuses: US wants Lanka to Address accountability

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Human rights abuses: US wants Lanka to Address accountability

Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Sri Lanka Thursday to take steps to address “accountability” vis-a-vis the human rights abuses in the war against the Tamil Tigers. After 24 other countries voted for a US resolution at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Clinton said “a strong […]

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Five killed in China building collapse

March 20, 2012 12:36 am0 comments
Five killed in China building collapse

Beijing: At least five people died and another 15 were injured when an under-construction building collapsed in China, officials said. The incident took place Monday in southwest Yunnan province’s Xiaguan township, Xinhua reported. At least 15 people were pulled out from the debris. But many may be still trapped and […]

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Uruguay nurses kill 16 patients

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Uruguay nurses kill 16 patients

Montevideo: Uruguayan authorities tried Monday to calm people following an alarm generated by the deaths of 16 patients in two Montevideo hospitals at the hands of two nurses. Health Minister Jorge Venegas said that all personnel subordinate to his office must “work (hard) to recover the image and credibility” of […]

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Pakistani virologist gets clemency, back home

March 19, 2012 1:28 pm0 comments
Pakistani virologist gets clemency, back home

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was told Monday that Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khaleel Chishty, undergoing life term in Ajmer jail for murder, was back home after he was granted clemency by the government. A bench of Justice P. Sathasivam and Justice J. Chelameswar was told that Chishty has been granted […]

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Italian Abduction crisis: Abductors extends deadline

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Italian Abduction crisis: Abductors extends deadline

Bhubaneswar: Maoists Monday extended the deadline for release of the two Italian nationals they abducted five days ago, and named three interlocutors to begin a dialogue with the Odisha government. A rebel leader who called himself as Sunil announced the names through an audio message sent to some selected journalists. […]

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Three die in Colombian plane crash

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Three die in Colombian plane crash

Bogota: Three people were killed when a small plane hit power lines and crashed in Colombia’s Santander province, police said. The Cessna 182 took off Saturday from the petroleum port of Barrancabermeja and hit some power lines, Santander police chief Col. Jose Rafael Silva said. One of the victims was […]

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Singer Vladimir Dotel hospitalized

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Singer Vladimir Dotel hospitalized

Santo Domingo: Dominican singer Vladimir Dotel was hospitalized here due to heart problems, doctors said. Dotel, who became a national and international star in the 1990s as the frontman for Los Ilegales, started having an irregular heartbeat due to stress and excessive work, cardiologist Victor Atallah said. “This is the […]

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`Red Bull’ creator Chaleo Yoovidhya passes away

March 17, 2012 9:09 am0 comments
`Red Bull’ creator Chaleo Yoovidhya passes away

Bangkok: Chaleo Yoovidhya, whose invention of energy drink Red Bull created a global sensation and made him one of Thailand’s richest men, died Saturday at the age of 90. Chaleo passed away due to natural causes at Chulalongkorn Hospital in Bangkok, reported Xinhua citing the Bangkok Post online. Chaleo founded […]

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