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France sends soldiers to guard Air Algerie plane crash site

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France sends soldiers to guard Air Algerie plane crash site

Paris: French officials have dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with 116 people aboard. France's interior minister said Friday th...


Daft and dangerous: Muslim scholar's plan for a militia to fight global jihad

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Daft and dangerous: Muslim scholar's plan for a militia to fight global jihad

I'm not sure if the name Maulana Syed Salman Hussaini Nadvi will ring a bell in many places. My own first reaction when I heard it was Nadvi, who?But apparently he is a big cheese in Islamic circles.A...

Two Odisha tribals gunned down by Maoists

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Two Odisha tribals gunned down by Maoists

Bhubaneswar: Maoists shot dead two tribals in Odisha's Malkangiri district Friday, police said.A group of 25 armed rebels raided Badaliguda village, about 700 km from here, and dragged Deba Padiami, 3...

Pak adjourns 26/11 trial for seventh time in a row: India summons envoy

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Pak adjourns 26/11 trial for seventh time in a row: India summons envoy

India on Friday summoned the deputy high commissioner of Pakistan and lodged a strong diplomatic protest against the reported adjournment of the ongoing trial of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack.Acco...

Gaza toll tops 800 as Kerry pushes humanitarian truce

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Gaza toll tops 800 as Kerry pushes humanitarian truce

Gaza City: Israeli fire Friday pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800, as Washington pressed Israel and Hamas to agree a week-long humanitarian ceasefire and thrash out a durable truce...

Gaza crisis: Israel Cabinet to discuss ceasefire, says official

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Gaza crisis: Israel Cabinet to discuss ceasefire, says official

Jerusalem: An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.He ...

Committed to improving child healthcare, nutrition: Prithviraj Chavan

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Committed to improving child healthcare, nutrition: Prithviraj Chavan

By Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister of MaharashtraAs I approach the completion of three years in office, it's time to reflect on what has been achieved and what's left to be done. A holistic approach...