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Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Oct 17, – Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Sek Wannamethee said search teams had recovered the bodies of 15 crash victims by the time their operations ended Thursday because of the strong current and darkness. He said they were unable to immediately identify them or their nationalities. Rescuers in fishing boats pulled bodies from the muddy […]

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Police re-arrest Pakistan’s Musharraf on new case

Police re-arrest Pakistan’s Musharraf on new case

Oct 10, – A spokesman for Pakistan’s former president, Pervez Musharraf, says police have arrested him again. Mohammad Amjad said police Thursday arrested the former general for his alleged role in the death of a radical cleric killed during a raid of a hard-line mosque in Islamabad 2007 that left nearly 100 people dead. Musharraf […]

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Death toll in Pakistan quake rises to 182

Death toll in Pakistan quake rises to 182

Sep 25, –  A spokesman for the chief secretary of Baluchistan province, Kamran Asad, gave the updated death toll on Wednesday. Previously, officials had put the death toll from Tuesday’s quake at 39. Another spokesman for the provincial government, Jan Mohammad Bulaidi, put the death toll as high as 216. A Pakistani official says the […]

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Afghanistan: NATO convoy attack leaves 15 dead including 2 Americans

Afghanistan: NATO convoy attack leaves 15 dead including 2 Americans

May 16, Kabul AP – The suicide attack Thursday on a convoy also killed four foreign contractors and nine Afghan civilians. Cmdr. Bill Speaks, a spokesman for the U.S. Defense Secretary, confirmed that two U.S. soldiers in the NATO military coalition were killed in the attack. The U.S. military says two American service members are […]

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Spanish court: UK fugitive won’t fight extradition

Spanish court: UK fugitive won’t fight extradition

May 13, MADRID (AP) — Andrew Terence Moran was taken into custody on Friday in Spain’s eastern town of Calpe. Moran is accused of taking part in the armed robbery of 25,000 pounds from a mail van in England in 2005, then escaping from security guards during his UK trial four years ago. A Spanish […]

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SKorea spokesman fired over ‘disgraceful incident’

SKorea spokesman fired over ‘disgraceful incident’

South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired her chief spokesman because of what her office said Friday was a “disgraceful incident” during Park’s trip to the United States, in what could be a domestic blow after an otherwise widely praised appearance in Washington. Without elaborating, the presidential Blue House said on its […]

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