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Nine Guantanamo detainees transferred to Saudi Arabia

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:32

Washington, April 17 (IANS) At least nine Guantanamo Bay detainees have been transferred to Saudi Arabia, cutting the number of inmates of the notorious US detention facility in Cuba to 80, the Pentagon has said.

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Sanders supporters shower Clinton motorcade with $1 bills

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 13:22

Washington, April 17 (IANS) Supporters of Democrat presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders "made it rain" on Hillary Clinton's motorcade as it passed en route to a high-dollar fundraiser at actor George Clooney's Los Angeles home, throwing $1 bills into the air.

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Japan quake toll rises to 41

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 13:16

Tokyo, April 17 (IANS) The death toll in a strong earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale that struck the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan has risen to 41.

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Ted Cruz sweeps Wyoming Republican Convention

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 13:10

Washington, April 17 (IANS) US presidential hopeful and Texas Senator Ted Cruz won all the 14 Republican National Convention delegates up for grabs in the Wyoming state.

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Brazil opposition accuses Rousseff of buying votes

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 12:42

Brasilia, April 17 (IANS) Five opposition parties have accused Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff of vote-buying ahead of Sunday's impeachment ballot in the lower house of Congress.

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Three injured in Germany Sikh temple explosion

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 10:38

Berlin, April 17 (IANS) At least three people were injured in an explosion at a Sikh temple (Gurudwara) in Germany's western city of Essen, police said.

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