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Farewell 2012: World's most corrupt nations

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For Goa's 'trusted' miners, Parrikar may throw Modi's manifesto to the wind

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For Goa's 'trusted' miners, Parrikar may throw Modi's manifesto to the wind

Panaji: In his zeal to resolve Goas iron-ore mining crisis, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar may well have chosen to throw both, BJPs Lok Sabha 2014 manifesto and Prime Minister Narendra Modis advise o...


Sharif, other Pakistan lawmakers meet despite massive protests

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Sharif, other Pakistan lawmakers meet despite massive protests

Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers met Wednesday as tens of thousands of protesters thronged outside the assembly calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud.Shari...

Liberia: Security forces quarantine slum to prevent spread of Ebola

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Liberia: Security forces quarantine slum to prevent spread of Ebola

Monrovia, Liberia: Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving reside...

Pakistan Supreme Court summons Imran Khan, Tahit ul-Qadri

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Pakistan Supreme Court summons Imran Khan, Tahit ul-Qadri

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri to appear in court the following day over protests in the capital designed to force the prime minis...

Nasa's Curiosity rover stalled by sand trap on Mars

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Nasa's Curiosity rover stalled by sand trap on Mars

Washington: Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity may have to find an alternative route to the base of a huge Red Planet mountain after the one-tonne robot got stuck in sand in the "Hidden Valley".Cur...

Ukraine: Dwindling rebels face uncertain future since MH17 downing

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Ukraine: Dwindling rebels face uncertain future since MH17 downing

Donetsk: The resignations were abrupt and unexpected, two quick-fire blows to a separatist movement already suffering reversals on the battle field of eastern Ukraine.Alexander Borodai, the premier of...

Delhi to slap fines for littering and urinating in public places

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Delhi to slap fines for littering and urinating in public places

New Delhi: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day call for the launch of a 'Clean India' mission, local authorities in the capital began a sanitation drive that will include fining ...