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Buddhist mobs attack Muslims in Sri Lanka, Three killed, 75 injured, houses set ablaze

Buddhist mobs attack Muslims in Sri Lanka, Three killed, 75 injured, houses set ablaze

June 16, – At least three Muslims were killed and 75 people seriously injured in violence between Buddhists and Muslims in southern Sri Lankan coastal towns best known as tourist draws, with Muslim homes set ablaze, officials and residents said on Monday. There has been increasing violence against Muslims in Sri Lanka since 2012, mirroring […]

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Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram face rape threat, says UN official

Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram face rape threat, says UN official

June 07, – More than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls who remain captives of Boko Haram militants “definitely” face the danger of being raped, the U.N. special representative on sexual violence in conflict said. “My worry is those girls don’t come back half of them pregnant,” said Zainab Hawa Bangura told a luncheon at the British Residence […]

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Ukraine says five pro-Russian insurgents killed in border battle

Ukraine says five pro-Russian insurgents killed in border battle

June 02, – At least five pro-Russia rebels were killed and another eight injured after they attempted to storm a military base in Ukraine close to the border with Russia. The separatists ambushed a guard post near the city of Luhansk early Monday morning. About 100 gunmen took part in the original offensive, with some […]

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Indian teen girls gang-rape: families allege police shielding attackers

Indian teen girls gang-rape: families allege police shielding attackers

May 31, – The rape and murder of two teenage girls in an Indian village threatened to touch off wider strife on Thursday, when the father of one of the girls said the crime was the product of a conspiracy among Yadavs, members of the dominant caste in the area. The two girls, cousins who […]

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Dozens injured after soldiers storm Venezuela’s Plaza Altamira

Dozens injured after soldiers storm Venezuela’s Plaza Altamira

Mar 17, – Eyewitnesses say dozens of anti-government protesters were injured in clashes with police in Caracas on Sunday. They were marching toward a military base in the latest demonstration against President. Venezuelan troops stormed a Caracas square on Sunday to evict protesters who turned it into a stronghold during six weeks of demonstrations against […]

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Italy rescues 175 freezing immigrants, arrests 15 crew

Italy rescues 175 freezing immigrants, arrests 15 crew

Jan 30, – Italy’s coast guard said on Thursday it rescued overnight 176 immigrants freezing on a small boat and arrested 15 crew on a nearby mothership on human smuggling charges. The refugees, who included six children, came mostly from Syria, Egypt and Iraq. All were in good health except for one suffering hypothermia. The […]

January 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
US actress Admits to Sending Ricin to Obama

US actress Admits to Sending Ricin to Obama

Dec 11, – A 36-year-old actress from Texas on Tuesday pleaded guilty to mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist, federal prosecutors said. A statement from the US Attorney’s Office in Texas, said Shannon Guess Richardson had admitted to biological weapons charges during a court […]

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European storm turns deadly, poses flood threat

European storm turns deadly, poses flood threat

Dec 05, – London: A fierce storm battered northern Europe on Thursday, leaving three people dead or missing, causing mass transport disruption and threatening the biggest tidal surge in decades. Winds of up to 228 kilometres per hour battered northern Britain while authorities evacuated residents and boosted flood defences in low-lying areas across the region. […]

December 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
New video emerges of ranting Toronto mayor

New video emerges of ranting Toronto mayor

Nov 08, – Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has apologised for a video of him making threats to commit “first-degree murder” against an unknown person. The leader of Canada’s biggest city told reporters he had been “extremely inebriated” in the clip, which shows him apparently blowing off steam. It is the latest video controversy to […]

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