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Iran, al-Qaida, Taliban told to pay $6 billion for 9/11

  New York, August 1: Al-Qaida, the Taliban and Iran should pay $6 billion to relatives of Sept. 11 victims for aiding in the 2001 terrorist attac...
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us_couple
US couple denied wedding because they were black: Report

  Mississipi, July 29: A Mississipi couple got the shock of their lives when the pastor at the church they attended told them the wedding they pla...
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Marine
Sex dungeon details emerge in California death of deployed Marine's wife

  San Diego, July 21: A woman killed in California this year while her husband, a U.S. Marine, was deployed in Afghanistan was the victim of telev...
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jamesho
'Batman' shooting suspect tells police he is 'The Joker'

  Denver, July 21: New York City's police commissioner says the gunman in the Colorado movie theatre rampage had painted his hair red and called h...
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bulgaria
US condemns 'barbaric' attack on Israeli tourists

  Washington, July 19: US President Barack Obama has termed the terror attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria as a "barbaric" act, and vowed to pr...
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uppal-deana
Big Brother: UK probes insults against Indian beauty

  London, July 11: British police have questioned a man for posting racist comments as communications regulator Ofcom launched a probe after more ...
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Saudi-princess
Saudi's 'Barbie' princess makes shock UK asylum bid

  London, July 10: A Saudi princess, the granddaughter of the nation's founder, is seeking asylum in Britain over fears she could be persecuted by...
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womengun
Taliban love triangle: Woman gunned down for affair with commander

  Kabul, July 9: A shocking video showing the public execution of a 22-year-old Afghan woman accused of adultery has sparked outrage.   The vid...
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bribe
Bride gives birth at wedding in France

Angers (France), July 9: A bride gave birth only minutes after tying the knot at a townhall wedding in western France, making it more of a “big ...
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masala_dosa
Masala Dosa among ten dishes to try before you die

New York, July 9: Popular South Indian dish Masala Dosa has made it to the list of '10 foods to try before you die', compiled by the Huffington Post...
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Pilot_error
Faulty data misled pilot in 2009 Air France plane crash: Report

  Le Bourget (France), July 6: A combination of faulty sensors and mistakes by inadequately trained pilots caused an Air France jet to plunge into...
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german_muslim
German Muslims call on lawmakers to protect circumcision

  Cologne (Germany), July 5: German Muslim leaders urged lawmakers Wednesday to pass legislation protecting the right to circumcise boys after a c...
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rushid
Salman Rushdie’s fatwa a video game in Iran

  Tehran, July 1:  Indian-origin British author Salman Rushdie has now become the subject of an Iranian computer game, which aims to educate the ...
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DNA
DNA links man to world’s first woman

  London, July 1: A British pensioner got the mother of all shocks when he discovered he was directly related to Eve, the world’s first woman wh...
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LonesomeGeorge
World loses giant tortoise species with death of Lonesome George

  Quito, June 25: Lonesome George has died, leaving the world one species poorer.   The only remaining Pinta Island tortoise and celebrated con...
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Briton
Britons cash in as ATM pays out double

  London, June 23: Any time double money! An ATM here started paying twice the amount asked for, due to a human error, and hordes of people benefi...
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angry_L_N_Mittal
India condemning millions to stay poor,says angry L N Mittal

  New York, Jun 21: Joining the likes of N R Narayana Murthy and Azim Premji to blame the Indian government for policy inaction, UK-based NRI bill...
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quran
US probe calls for punishment of troops in Quran burning

  Washington, June 20: A US military investigation has recommended disciplinary action for up to seven troops over their role in the burning of Qu...
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Pak_girl_Alive
Pakistani girls allegedly killed for dancing reported alive

  Islamabad, June 19: Five Pakistani girls who were reportedly killed on the orders of a tribal council for dancing and clapping with two young me...
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Nik Wallenda, first man to complete 1800-feet tightrope walk across Niagara Falls

  Ontario, Canada, June 16: Daredevil Nik Wallenda became the first person to walk on a tightrope across the Niagara Falls, taking steady, measure...
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sleep
Girl nods off in April, wakes up in June!

London, June 15: A teenaged British girl, who missed her exams and even celebrating her birthday after nodding off in April, woke up last week.   ...
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Veiled_Women
3 veiled women banned from entering France

  Paris, June 13: A police union says three Saudi women who refused to remove their face veils at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport have been barre...
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world_become_very_peace
World has become more peaceful in 2012, says study

London, June 13: Despite an escalating conflict in Syria and mounting civil unrest in Europe, the world became a more peaceful place in the last y...
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cameron_daughter_295
British Prime Minister David Cameron forgets his eight-year-old daughter in a pub

London, June 11: Prime Minister David Cameron accidentally left his daughter behind in a country pub after a Sunday lunch with friends followi...
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Britain
UK to impose family curbs on immigrants

  London, June 11: In what is being described as the most far-reaching and controversial changes surrounding immigrants' rights, British home secr...
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Jehangir Sabavala work sells for Rs. 2.16 crores in London

  New Delhi, June 8: Vespers I, by modern Indian artist Jehangir Sabavala has sold for more than 250,000 pounds by auctioneers Bonhams at their an...
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Plan_Nigeria
Nigeria plane crash: 2 Indians among those dead

  New Delhi, June 5: Two Indians were among the 193 victims of Sunday's plane crash in Nigeria. One was the co-pilot, Mahendra Singh Rathore, and ...
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plane_crash
Nigerian airplane crash: All 153 on board dead

  Lagos, June 4: A commercial airliner crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in Nigeria's largest city on Sunday, killing all 153 people ...
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spelling-bee
Snigdha Nandipati wins fifth Spelling Bee crown for Indian-Americans

Washington, June 1: Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old Indian American girl, correctly spelled ''guetapens'', French for ambush, to win the 2012 Scr...
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julian
Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden: UK Supreme Court

London, May 30: Britain's Supreme Court upheld the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden over alleged sex crimes on Wednesday. ...
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pope
Pope’s butler vows to help scandal probe

Vatican City, May 29: One of the Vatican’s biggest scandals in decades widened Monday with the pope’s butler — arrested for allegedly havi...
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blair
Blair reveals close ties with Murdoch

  London, May 29: Admitting that politicians and press interact closely, former British prime minister Tony Blair told the Leveson inquiry investi...
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nansa
Nasa-made drink can reverse ageing

London, May 28: A “space drink” developed by Nasa to protect astronauts from radiation can also reduce wrinkles and reverse the telltale signs o...
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nato
NATO air strike kills six children in Afghan

Kabul, May 27: A NATO air strike killed a family of eight, including six children, when it ploughed into their home in eastern Afghanistan, local ...
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siachen
Soldier's body found weeks after avalanche hit Pak camp

Islamabad, May 27:  Nearly 50 days after an avalanche slammed into a high-altitude Pakistan Army camp in the Siachen sector near Indian border, sea...
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indian_calls
India calls for a democratic Internet governance structure

Geneva, May 22: India has called on countries for creating a democratic Internet governance structure to ensure a balance between private, commerc...
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obama_refuses
Obama refuses to meet Zardari in Chicago

Washington, May 22: In a rebuff to Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari, US president Barack Obama did not meet him on the margins of the NATO Sum...
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yemen1_21052012
Suicide bomber kills 96 Yemen soldiers in Sanaa

Sanaa (Yemen), May 21: A Yemeni soldier packing powerful explosives under his uniform blew himself up in the middle of an army battalion in Sanaa ...
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hindu-temple-b-1-2-2012
Historic Hindu temple vandalised in Pakistan

Islamabad, May 21: Unidentified men yesterday vandalised a historic Hindu temple in Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan that was reopened on the...
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fb_copy
Mark Zuckerberg marries long time girlfriend Priscilla Chan

New York, May 20: Facebook's billionaire founder Mark Zuckerberg updated his relationship status on his social networking site to 'married' - he h...
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osman
Indian-origin man is first Muslim mayor of UK town

London, May 19: Indian-origin councillor Abdul Razak Osman has become the first Lord Mayor of the Islamic faith to hold the high office in the mu...
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Ali_Musa_gilani_295
Gilani's son involved in brawl on board PIA flight: Report

Islamabad, May 19: The son of the Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani allegedly caused a scene on board a flight from Lahore to Karachi,...
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Fb_Lounch
Facebook's IPO one of the world's largest, prices at $38 per share

New York, May 18: Facebook's initial public offering of stock is shaping up to be one of the largest ever. The world's definitive online social ne...
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sikh
Sikhs in turbans can now serve Washington police

Washington, May 17: Sikh police officers in the American capital will be allowed to wear turbans, beards and other religious items while on the jo...
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osama
Osama bin Laden not killed by US, claims former CIA agent

Istanbul, May 16: Berkan Yashar, a Turkish politician and former US intelligence agent claimed that the American did not kill the al Qaeda leade...
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famai
Women must bathe less, shave heads to prevent AIDS spread, says Zimbabwean Senator

London, May 15: A Zimbabwean politician has asserted that women should be compelled to bathe less and shave off their hair to make them less attract...
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francois
Francois Hollande to be sworn in as new French president

Paris, May 15: Francois Hollande will be sworn in as France's first Socialist president in 17 years in a hurried ceremony on Tuesday before a da...
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o
‘Bill Clinton dubbed Obama incompetent'

New York, May 14: Former US President Bill Clinton dubbed Barack Obama "incompetent" and pressed wife Hillary to quit her job as secretary of ...
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e
Europe falls from grace in the eyes of the world

London, May 13: Europe and the EU have seen their influence around the world wane over the past 12 months due to the worsening financial crisis in...
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us_suspended
US suspends 'war on Islam' military course

Washington, May 12: A course for US military officers has been teaching that America's enemy is Islam in general, not just terrorists, and sugges...
 
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