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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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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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