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  • Underwater drone maps ice algae in Antarctica 6 January, 2015

    Underwater drone maps ice algae in Antarctica

    London, Jan 6 (IANS) An underwater drone is helping researchers map the distribution of ice algae on the underside of the sea ice in Antarctica.With the new robot technology, it is now possible to study the underside of sea ice across large distances and explore a world previously restricted to specially trained divers only.“The drone was […]

  • AirAsia crash: Four more bodies recovered 5 January, 2015

    AirAsia crash: Four more bodies recovered

    Jakarta, Jan 4 (IANS) International search teams Sunday found in the sea bodies of four more people who were on board the AirAsia jet which crashed Dec 28, taking the number of bodies recovered so far to 34.A Seahawk helicopter of the US navy delivered three bodies to the evacuation command post of the crashed jet […]

  • After Coast Guard chase, suspicious Pakistani boat explodes 3 January, 2015

    After Coast Guard chase, suspicious Pakistani boat explodes

    New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A suspicious Pakistani fishing boat apparently loaded with explosives blew up in the sea and sank off Gujarat after being intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard, officials said Friday, prompting fears that a major terror attack may have been planned.The Pakistani vessel, which had set off from near Karachi on the […]

  • Six civilians injured in Pakistani shelling in Kashmir 3 January, 2015

    Six civilians injured in Pakistani shelling in Kashmir

    Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) Six civilians were injured Saturday due to Pakistani shelling on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba and Kathua districts, forcing scores of villagers to migrate.“Six civilians were injured in Pakistani shelling on the international border in Samba and Kathua districts today.”“Two civilians with critical injuries have been shifted to Government […]

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    Pakistani boat intercepted, explodes, sinks

    New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A suspicious Pakistani fishing boat intercepted by the Coast Guard and navy in the Arabian sea exploded and sank after its crew set fire to it, the Indian government said Friday.The boat had set off from Keti Bunder near Karachi and was planning “some illicit transaction” in the Arabian Sea, a […]

  • NicolasSarkozy_8May_Reuters 1 July, 2014

    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy detained in corruption probe

    Nanterre: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained and was reportedly being questioned by financial investigators on Tuesday in a corruption probe that is rattling France’s conservative political establishment. A judicial official said Sarkozy was in custody in the Paris suburb of Nanterre. The official, who was not authorized to be publicly named discussing an […]

  • Ukraine-_Verm 1 July, 2014

    Ukraine ends unilateral ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists

    Kiev: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was abandoning a unilateral cease-fire in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists and sending military forces back on the offensive after talks with Russia and European leaders failed to start a broader peace process. Poroshenko’s decision, announced shortly after the much-violated 10-day cease-fire expired, raises the prospect of renewed escalation […]

  • Benjamin-Netanyahu-ap 1 July, 2014

    ‘Hamas will pay’ for murdering Israeli teens, pledges Netanyahu

    Halhul: Israel has vowed to make Hamas pay for the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, but the Islamist movement warned any reprisal attacks would open “the gates of hell”. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday evening the discovery of the three bodies in a field in the southern West Bank. “This evening, we found […]

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    Pope Francis to meet sex abuse victims for first time

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will meet victims of paedophile priests for the first time on Monday, as a Vatican commission moves to address the problem of clerical sex abuse in developing countries. Six victims from Britain, Germany and Ireland will talk with the head of the Roman Catholic Church at his private residence near Saint […]

  • The Obamas greet military families at an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington 5 July, 2014

    Hot dogs gobbled, small-town parades cheered as US marks soggy July 4

    Hot-dog eating champs, backyard picnickers and small-town parade lovers pressed on with Fourth of July celebrations on Friday, some featuring less sizzle than usual after Hurricane Arthur dampened many Independence Day plans. In Washington, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, presided over a barbecue and concert on the White House South Lawn attended by […]

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