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Bombs Kill 20 and Wound 80 (Iraq)

Bombs Kill 20 and Wound 80 (Iraq)

Monday, July 23, 2012 6:54

Car bombs in two towns south of Baghdad and in the Iraqi city of Najaf killed a total of 20 people on Sunday and wounded 80, police and hospital sources said, in one of the most violent days of the past two weeks....

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Stop Killing Muslims in Burma

Stop Killing Muslims in Burma

Sunday, July 22, 2012 12:56

Between 50,000 and 90,000 people – with lower figures coming from the government and higher ones from UN agencies– are estimated to have been displaced.Amnesty International has also received credible reports of other human rights abuses against Rohingyas and other Rakhine Muslims– including physical abuse, rape, destruction of ...

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A Doctoral Student With Few Signs of Violent Edge (Colorado Shooting Suspect)

A Doctoral Student With Few Signs of Violent Edge (Colorado Shooting Suspect)

Saturday, July 21, 2012 10:26

Soda bottles littered his apartment, the top floor unit of a three-story red brick building in a run-down neighborhood, what seemed typical quarters for a 24-year-old doctoral student with one critical exception: Police now believe it to be booby-trapped....

UK Police Charge 4 with Traveling to Pakistan for Terror Training

UK Police Charge 4 with Traveling to Pakistan for Terror Training

Thursday, July 19, 2012 11:18

British police on Thursday charged four people including a woman with traveling to Pakistan for terror training, following their arrest in operations carried out earlier this month. Metropolitan Police charged three men from London ...

US Opens Up Investment in Myanmar

US Opens Up Investment in Myanmar

Thursday, July 12, 2012 10:49

The United States gave the green light to companies to invest in Myanmar including in oil and gas, in its broadest and most controversial easing yet of sanctions on the former pariah. Hours after the arrival ...

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Japan Says Chinese Ships near Disputed Islands

Japan Says Chinese Ships near Disputed Islands

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 10:28

The Japanese coastguard said three Chinese patrol boats had approached a chain of islands at the centre of a bitter territorial dispute Wednesday in a move that could inflame tensions. The vessels entered Japanese ...

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Pakistan Action Against Haqqani Network (US)

Pakistan Action Against Haqqani Network (US)

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:53

The USA once again demanded Pakistan to stem the activities of Haqqani network allegedly operating from Pakistani soil against the allied forces in Afghanistan, Media News reports Tuesday. US State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell told a news briefing ...

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Petition Against Facebook and Google (India Court)

Petition Against Facebook and Google (India Court)

Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:48

An Indian court on Wednesday asked Facebook, Google and other Internet firms to respond to a private petition over allegations of being a threat to national security and withholding tax. The complainant, K.N. Govindacharya, ...

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:19

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is in Afghanistan to take stock of progress in the war and discuss plans for the troop drawdown, even as violence spikes in the south. Panetta acknowledges the increase in attacks ...

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Venus Makes Last in a Lifetime Move Across Face of Sun

Venus Makes Last in a Lifetime Move Across Face of Sun

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 10:31

The planet Venus made a slow transit across the face of the sun on Tuesday, the last such passing that will be visible from Earth for 105 years. Venus is currently passing through the solar line and the  process will remain visible in Pakistan till 0950 am today ...

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