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Two killed in shooting in France

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 17:02

Paris, April 25 (IANS) Two men were shot dead during a daytime shooting in Grenoble in southeastern France, a news channel reported on Monday.

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15 killed in Syria checkpoint attack

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:48

Damascus, April 25 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 35 others injured on Monday when a car bomb ripped through a military checkpoint near the Syrian capital of Damascus, a military source said.

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Would like to see stronger ties with Tanzania: President

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:48

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Extending his greetings to the government and people of Tanzania on their Union Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said he would like to see stronger ties and deeper cooperation with Tanzania.

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Pro-EU party wins Serbian elections

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:54

Belgrade, April 25 (IANS) Serbia's ruling Progressive Party won Sunday's parliamentary elections, securing another four years for its leader to push for the country's bid to join the European Union (EU), preliminary results showed on Monday.

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Ex-prison guard shot dead in Bangladesh

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:54

Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) Unidentified assailants on Monday shot dead a former prison guard in front of a prison on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.

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11 trapped in flooded China coal mine

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:52

Beijing, April 25 (IANS) Eleven miners were trapped in a flooded coal mine on Monday in the northern Chinese province of Shaanxi, one of the main coal production centres in the country.

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World's costliest smartphone is round the corner

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:48

London, April 25 (IANS) Fancy a device -- dubbed "Rolls Royce of smartphones -- thatwill set you back by nearly $10,000 (over Rs.66 lakh)? The "most advanced mobile device with highest privacy settings" is not being built in the US or China but in a quite corner in Israel.

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Vijay Mallya lives in $15 mln British mansion

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:22

London, April 25 (IANS) Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who owes Rs. 9,000 crores to various banks in the country, has been living at a $15 million mansion in England's Hertfordshire county, The Sunday Times reported.

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Cruz, Kasich team up against Trump

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:06

Washington, April 25 (IANS) Republican candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced an agreement to coordinate their efforts to prevent party front-runner Donald Trump from winning the presidential nomination.

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Trump, Clinton set to win Pennsylvania primaries: Poll

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 09:56

Washington, April 25 (IANS) Republican and Democratic party front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are poised for victory with double-digit leads over their primary rivals in the upcoming Pennsylvania state primaries, polls showed.

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Sartaj Aziz to brief National Assembly on 'Indian spy'

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 07:44

Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Natio­nal Assembly's Standing Co­­m­­­mittee on Foreign Affairs will be briefed on Monday on "activities of India's intelligence agency in Pakistan", a media report said.

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Senior journalist held for graft in Nepal

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 16:28

Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's anti-graft body on Friday arrested publisher, editor and journalist Kanak Mani Dixit from his Lalitpur-based residence.

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