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Channel NewsAsia
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to st
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
LASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made talking peace... Read more
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The Star
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined c
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
LASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made... Read more
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Swissinfo
Afghan satire 'Kabul Taxi' angers spies, scribes summonedBy Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - The biting political satire of a Facebook p
Afghan satire 'Kabul Taxi' angers spies, scribes summoned
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
By Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - The biting political satire of a Facebook page called Kabul Taxi has got under the skin of Afghanistan's spy agency - enough so that it summoned the two journalists it suspects of being behind it for a two-hour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghan satire 'Kabul Taxi' angers spies, scribes summonedKABUL: The biting political satire of a Facebook page called Kabul Taxi has got
Afghan satire 'Kabul Taxi' angers spies, scribes summoned
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
KABUL: The biting political satire of a Facebook page called Kabul Taxi has got under the skin of Afghanistan's spy agency: enough so that it summoned the two journalists it suspects of being behind it for a two-hour grilling. Kabul Taxi's acerbic... Read more
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The Star
Afghan satire 'Kabul Taxi' angers spies, scribes summonedKABUL (Reuters) - The biting political satire of a Facebook page called Kabul T
Afghan satire 'Kabul Taxi' angers spies, scribes summoned
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - The biting political satire of a Facebook page called Kabul Taxi has got under the skin of Afghanistan's spy agency - enough so that it summoned the two journalists it suspects of being behind it for a two-hour grilling. Kabul... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Explosions at gas terminal rock Afghan city HeratKABUL: A series of loud explosions were felt across the western Afghan city of
Explosions at gas terminal rock Afghan city Herat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
KABUL: A series of loud explosions were felt across the western Afghan city of Herat late on Monday, media reports said, with photos posted online showing a large fire apparently at a natural gas terminal lighting the night sky. It was not... Read more
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The Star
Explosions at gas terminal rock Afghan city Herat - reportsKABUL (Reuters) - A series of loud explosions were felt across the western Afgh
Explosions at gas terminal rock Afghan city Herat - reports
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - A series of loud explosions were felt across the western Afghan city of Herat late on Monday, media reports said, with photos posted online showing a large fire apparently at a natural gas terminal lighting the night sky. It was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand townLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Tali
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one of the emblematic battles of the... Read more
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The Star
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand townLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one of the emblematic... Read more
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Swissinfo
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand townBy Mohammed Stanekzai LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are bac
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
By Mohammed Stanekzai LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one... Read more
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Yahoo News
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as U.S. citizens Reuters VideosKabul car bomb that killed at least 12 targeted foreigners Kab
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as U.S. citizens
Yahoo News / Posted 10 days ago
Reuters VideosKabul car bomb that killed at least 12 targeted foreigners Kabul car bomb that killed at least 12 targeted foreigners By Frank Jack Daniel KABUL (Reuters) - Three... Read more
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Swissinfo
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as U.S. citizensKABUL (Reuters) - Three U.S. civilian contractors were among those killed by a
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as U.S. citizens
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Three U.S. civilian contractors were among those killed by a car bomb that targeted their NATO convoy, the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan said, making the attack that killed 12 people one of the most lethal to target U.S.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as US citizensKABUL: Three U.S. civilian contractors were among those killed by a car bomb th
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as US citizens
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL: Three U.S. civilian contractors were among those killed by a car bomb that targeted their NATO convoy, the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan said, making the attack that killed 12 people one of the most lethal to target U.S. citizens in recent... Read more
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The Star
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as U.S. citizensKABUL (Reuters) - Three U.S. civilian contractors were among those killed by a
NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as U.S. citizens
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Three U.S. civilian contractors were among those killed by a car bomb that targeted their NATO convoy, the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan said, making the attack that killed 12 people one of the most lethal to target U.S.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Kabul car bomb kills 10, targeted foreignersKABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb outside a Kabul hospital killed at least 10 people
Kabul car bomb kills 10, targeted foreigners
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb outside a Kabul hospital killed at least 10 people and caused widespread casualties among Afghan civilians, although it appeared to have targeted a vehicle carrying foreign citizens, witnesses and security sources... Read more
11d
Channel NewsAsia
Blast heard in diplomatic quarter of Afghan capital KabulKABUL: A loud blast was heard in the diplomatic area of Kabul on Saturday follo
Blast heard in diplomatic quarter of Afghan capital Kabul
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL: A loud blast was heard in the diplomatic area of Kabul on Saturday followed by blaring alarms, Reuters witnesses said. There was no immediate confirmation of what caused the blast of whether there were any casualties. (Reporting by Frank... Read more
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The Star
Blast heard in diplomatic quarter of Afghan capital KabulKABUL (Reuters) - A loud blast was heard in the diplomatic area of Kabul on Sat
Blast heard in diplomatic quarter of Afghan capital Kabul
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - A loud blast was heard in the diplomatic area of Kabul on Saturday followed by blaring alarms, Reuters witnesses said. There was no immediate confirmation of what caused the blast of whether there were any casualties. (Reporting... Read more
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Swissinfo
Blast heard in diplomatic quarter of Afghan capital KabulKABUL (Reuters) - A loud blast was heard in the diplomatic area of Kabul on Sat
Blast heard in diplomatic quarter of Afghan capital Kabul
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - A loud blast was heard in the diplomatic area of Kabul on Saturday followed by blaring alarms, Reuters witnesses said. There was no immediate confirmation of what caused the blast of whether there were any casualties. (Reporting... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Whiskey named after Tennessee moonshiner debuts new bottleThe new bottle and label design of Popcorn Sutton whiskey is displayed, Friday,
Whiskey named after Tennessee moonshiner debuts new bottle
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
The new bottle and label design of Popcorn Sutton whiskey is displayed, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. The Newport, Tenn.-based brand, named after a legendary moonshiner, changed the bottling and label after being sued by the owner of Jack... Read more
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Park Record
Whiskey named after Tennessee moonshiner debuts new bottleThe new bottle and label design of Popcorn Sutton whiskey is displayed, Friday,
Whiskey named after Tennessee moonshiner debuts new bottle
Park Record / Posted 12 days ago
The new bottle and label design of Popcorn Sutton whiskey is displayed, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. The Newport, Tenn.-based brand, named after a legendary moonshiner, changed the bottling and label after being sued by the owner of Jack... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Whiskey named after Tennessee moonshiner debuts new bottleThe new bottle and label design of Popcorn Sutton whiskey is displayed, Friday,
Whiskey named after Tennessee moonshiner debuts new bottle
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 12 days ago
The new bottle and label design of Popcorn Sutton whiskey is displayed, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. The Newport, Tenn.-based brand, named after a legendary moonshiner, changed the bottling and label after being sued by the owner of Jack... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghanistan seethes at Taliban meetings it says held in PakistanKABUL: The new leader of the Taliban has met influential clerics seeking to hea
Afghanistan seethes at Taliban meetings it says held in Pakistan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
KABUL: The new leader of the Taliban has met influential clerics seeking to heal a rift after the death of founder Mullah Omar, in the latest gathering to anger the Afghan government, which accuses Pakistan of allowing militants to meet on its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghanistan's strongman vice-president says fights off Taliban ambushKABUL: Taliban fighters ambushed Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum's ve
Afghanistan's strongman vice-president says fights off Taliban ambush
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
KABUL: Taliban fighters ambushed Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum's vehicle on a remote highway on Friday, but the war-hardened leader's men fought back, killing eight militants and capturing a dozen more, his spokesman said. (Reporting by... Read more
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The Star
Afghanistan's strongman vice-president says fights off Taliban ambushKABUL (Reuters) - Taliban fighters ambushed Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid
Afghanistan's strongman vice-president says fights off Taliban ambush
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban fighters ambushed Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum's vehicle on a remote highway on Friday, but the war-hardened leader's men fought back, killing eight militants and capturing a dozen more, his spokesman... Read more
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The Star
Afghanistan seethes at Taliban meetings it says held in PakistanKABUL (Reuters) - The new leader of the Taliban has met influential clerics see
Afghanistan seethes at Taliban meetings it says held in Pakistan
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - The new leader of the Taliban has met influential clerics seeking to heal a rift after the death of founder Mullah Omar, in the latest gathering to anger the Afghan government, which accuses Pakistan of allowing militants to meet on... Read more
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Swissinfo
Afghanistan's strongman vice-president says fights off Taliban ambushKABUL (Reuters) - Taliban fighters ambushed Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid
Afghanistan's strongman vice-president says fights off Taliban ambush
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban fighters ambushed Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum's vehicle on a remote highway on Friday, but the war-hardened leader's men fought back, killing eight militants and capturing a dozen more, his spokesman... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sacks of unread letters hold up India's fight against tobaccoNEW DELHI: Bulging sacks of letters gathering dust at India's health ministry a
Sacks of unread letters hold up India's fight against tobacco
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
NEW DELHI: Bulging sacks of letters gathering dust at India's health ministry are the latest obstacle to a push for tougher laws to curb smoking, as more than 100,000 unread messages from members of the public overwhelm officials and stall... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand provinceLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" fr
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand province
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" from a key district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops battled for years to secure, as the Taliban make a late summer push to expand areas they control... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand provinceLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" fro
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand province
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 15 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" from a key district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops battled for years to secure, as the Taliban make a late summer push to expand areas they control... Read more
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The Star
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand provinceLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have "tactically re
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand province
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" from a key district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops battled for years to secure, as the Taliban make a late summer push to expand areas... Read more
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Swissinfo
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand provinceLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have "tactically re
Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand province
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" from a key district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops battled for years to secure, as the Taliban make a late summer push to expand areas... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central KabulKABUL: Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be German, in down
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central Kabul
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
KABUL: Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be German, in downtown Kabul on Monday, the latest in a spate of attacks on foreign targets at a time of declining security in the Afghan capital. It was not clear if militants or a... Read more
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The Star
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central KabulKABUL (Reuters) - Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be Germ
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central Kabul
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be German, in downtown Kabul on Monday, the latest in a spate of attacks on foreign targets at a time of declining security in the Afghan capital. It was not clear if militants... Read more
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Reuters
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central KabulKABUL Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be German, in downt
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central Kabul
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
KABUL Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be German, in downtown Kabul on Monday, the latest in a spate of attacks on foreign targets at a time of declining security in the Afghan capital. It was not clear if militants or a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central KabulKABUL (Reuters) - Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be Germ
Foreign aid worker kidnapped in central Kabul
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Armed men kidnapped a foreign aid worker, believed to be German, in downtown Kabul on Monday, the latest in a spate of attacks on foreign targets at a time of declining security in the Afghan capital. It was not clear if militants... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India, EU working to end trade huff over generic drugsNEW DELHI: India and the European Union are taking steps to end a trade row spa
India, EU working to end trade huff over generic drugs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
NEW DELHI: India and the European Union are taking steps to end a trade row sparked by an EU ban on Indian pharmaceutical products that New Delhi responded to by cancelling talks on a free trade accord with its largest trading partner, officials... Read more
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Swissinfo
Modi says pro-poor, quiet on big business in key annual addressBy Rupam Jain Nair and Frank Jack Daniel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Mi
Modi says pro-poor, quiet on big business in key annual address
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
By Rupam Jain Nair and Frank Jack Daniel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to shed an image that he governs for big business on Saturday, vowing to help the poor in an annual speech aimed at bolstering popularity... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's GST push stalled by parliament chaosNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Opposition politicians on Wednesday stalled a last minute
India's GST push stalled by parliament chaos
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Opposition politicians on Wednesday stalled a last minute attempt by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to pass the Goods and Service Tax bill aimed at creating one of the world's largest single markets and driving... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
‘Wild West,’ ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ ‘I Love Lucy’ on Blu-ray, DVDNew DVDs released this week include a British documentary miniseries about “The
‘Wild West,’ ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ ‘I Love Lucy’ on Blu-ray, DVD
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 25 days ago
New DVDs released this week include a British documentary miniseries about “The Wild West” and the first season of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” while the second season of “I Love Lucy” lands on Blu-ray. “The Wild West With Ray Mears” (Athena/DVD,... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Robert ‘Bob’ AaronBob was born into a farming family on Nov. 22, 1927, in Dixon to Ludwig and Gai
Robert ‘Bob’ Aaron
Bureau County Republican / Posted 26 days ago
Bob was born into a farming family on Nov. 22, 1927, in Dixon to Ludwig and Gail (Kinter) Aaron. He was a graduate from Malden High School. Following high school, Bob served his country in the U.S. Army between World War II and the Korean War. Bob... Read more
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Swissinfo
India floods derail trains, killing 21 people, as focus turns to safetyNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two express trains derailed into a river in central India
India floods derail trains, killing 21 people, as focus turns to safety
Swissinfo / Posted 29 days ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two express trains derailed into a river in central India overnight after flood water weakened the tracks, killing 21 people, state officials said on Wednesday, reigniting criticism about lack of safety on the world's... Read more
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Swissinfo
India floods derail two trains, killing at least 20; hundreds rescuedNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two express trains were partially swept off a flooded bri
India floods derail two trains, killing at least 20; hundreds rescued
Swissinfo / Posted 29 days ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two express trains were partially swept off a flooded bridge over a river in central India overnight, killing at least 20 people and injuring 100, the government said on Wednesday. Divers using gas cutters pulled out passengers... Read more
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The Star
India floods derail two trains, killing at least 20 - ministryNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two express trains were partially swept off a flooded bri
India floods derail two trains, killing at least 20 - ministry
The Star / Posted 29 days ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two express trains were partially swept off a flooded bridge over a river in central India, killing at least 20 people and injuring 100, the government said on Wednesday. Twelve coaches of the Kamayani Express to Varanasi from... Read more
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The Huffington Post
India Orders Crackdown On Internet PornNEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent p
India Orders Crackdown On Internet Porn
The Huffington Post / Posted 30 days ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said on Monday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world's largest democracy. In India's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debateNEW DELHI: India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography
India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
NEW DELHI: India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said on Monday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world's largest democracy. In India's first big... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gunmen open fire at Sri Lanka election rally, one deadBy Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - One person was killed and 13 wounded on Fr
Gunmen open fire at Sri Lanka election rally, one dead
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - One person was killed and 13 wounded on Friday in a drive-by shooting at a Sri Lankan election rally attended by the finance minister, a further act of political violence in a nation still recovering from civil... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gunmen open fire at Sri Lanka rally, one deadCOLOMBO: One person was killed and 15 wounded on Friday in a drive-by shooting
Gunmen open fire at Sri Lanka rally, one dead
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
COLOMBO: One person was killed and 15 wounded on Friday in a drive-by shooting at a Sri Lankan election rally attended by the finance minister, police said, the latest political violence to hit the nation still recovering from civil war. Three... Read more
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The Star
Sri Lanka finance minister says targeted in shooting that killed oneNEW DELHI (Reuters) - One person was killed and 11 injured when shots were fire
Sri Lanka finance minister says targeted in shooting that killed one
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - One person was killed and 11 injured when shots were fired at an election rally in Colombo attended by Sri Lanka's finance minister, police said on Friday. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake told Reuters four gunmen shot in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Music video celebrates Udham Singh for avenging Jallianwala Bagh killingsNEW DELHI: An Indian pop group has made a music video honouring a freedom fight
Music video celebrates Udham Singh for avenging Jallianwala Bagh killings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
NEW DELHI: An Indian pop group has made a music video honouring a freedom fighter who assassinated a British official in revenge for a 1919 massacre, at a time of renewed calls in India for reparations from Britain for the excesses of colonial... Read more

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