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Ukraine- Protesters storm police HQ after officers implicated in brutal rape

Ukraine- Protesters storm police HQ after officers implicated in brutal rape

July 02, KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Angry residents in a town in southern Ukraine stormed the local police headquarters after authorities refused to detain one of two police officers implicated in the brutal gang-rape of a young woman. Channel 5 footage showed men throwing stones and then storming the gates of a police unit in […]

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Russian helicopter crash in Siberia kills 19, including 11 children

Russian helicopter crash in Siberia kills 19, including 11 children

July 02, AP – Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee said that a Mi-8 helicopter crash-landed in the remote mountainous Yakutia region in Siberia on Tuesday, killing 19 people. A helicopter crash in the remote Siberian region of Yakutia has killed 19 people, Russian authorities said. The aircraft was carrying 28 people, including 11 children, and was […]

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Taliban attack on NATO compound in Kabul; 6 killed

Taliban attack on NATO compound in Kabul; 6 killed

July 02, AP – KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Kabul provincial police chief Mohammad Ayuob Salangi said the powerful car bomb blew up at about 4:30 a.m., leaving a deep crater at the first gate leading into the camp. Two truck drivers who were waiting to enter the area were killed in the blast, he said. […]

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United Nations agency says over 11,000 missing in Indian floods

United Nations agency says over 11,000 missing in Indian floods

July 02, AP – New Delhi: United Nations (UN) agency estimated that the number of missing could be over 11,000. A total of 1,350 people have been evacuated from Badrinath while over 3,500 remain untraced in flood-hit Uttarakhand. “According to data available till yesterday (Sunday), 1,350 have been evacuated from Badrinath-800 by air and 550 by […]

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Five dead in Egypt as protesters demand Morsi ouster

Five dead in Egypt as protesters demand Morsi ouster

July 01, AP – “It is the biggest protest in Egypt’s history,” a military source told AFP on condition of anonymity, adding that “millions” of people were on the streets across the country. But as clashes broke out later on Sunday, five people were killed. Five people died as protesters flooded Egypt’s streets calling for […]

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Roadside bombs kill 49 people in Pakistan

Roadside bombs kill 49 people in Pakistan

July 01, QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — In the deadliest of the attacks, twin blasts near a Shiite Muslim mosque in Quetta, the capital of southwest Baluchistan province, killed at least 28 people, including nine women and several children, said city police chief Mir Zubair Mahmood. Dozens of others were wounded. Bombings killed 49 people in […]

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Saudi Arabia slashes Umrah visa validity by 15 days

Saudi Arabia slashes Umrah visa validity by 15 days

June 30, AP – Manama: People performing Umrah will not be allowed to stay more than 15 days in Saudi Arabia, local officials said. The decision was attributed to the large numbers of crowds keen on spending more time in the two sacred cities of Makkah and Medina even though space has been heavily restricted […]

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Kerry squeezes in more talks at end of Mideast peace mission

Kerry squeezes in more talks at end of Mideast peace mission

June 30, AP- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, engaged in breakneck shuttle diplomacy to coax Israel and the Palestinians back into peace talks, is flying to the West Bank on Sunday to have a third meeting in as many days with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. U.S., Israeli and Palestinian officials have declined to disclose […]

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Women not safe from heart troubles due to lifestyle: Survey

Women not safe from heart troubles due to lifestyle: Survey

June 30, AP – A new survey shows that changing lifestyle has exposed women to the risk of cardiovascular diseases, shattering the popular belief that oestrogen hormone protects them from such ailments. The survey, ‘Visualising the Extent of Heart Disease in Indian Women’, revealed that 65 percent doctors believe that oestrogen’s deficiency due to changing […]

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Taliban attack won’t stop peace process Cameron, Karzai press conference

Taliban attack won’t stop peace process Cameron, Karzai press conference

June 30, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In a joint news conference in Kabul with visiting British Prime Minister Prime Minister David Cameron, he urged the militant group to return the negotiating table. He dismissed the attack as “peanuts” and said it would not deter his government from seeking peace. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday […]

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