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In World
April 17, 2015 5:34 am gmt |
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The mummy, thought to date back to 1100AD, was found wrapped in rope and dumped inside the box in front of an archaeological dig in the city of Trujillo in northwest Peru. The 915-year-old mummy is thought to have been stolen from the archaeological site known as Chan Chan which was the capital of th...
In Asia
April 17, 2015 5:14 am gmt |
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According to the recent report by WHO, the National Capital of India, New Delhi, has surpassed Chinese capital Beijing as the city with the worst air in the world. WHO measured the air quality levels in 2014 in many cities (around 1600 cities) across the globe and from the result they found, New Delh...
In Asia
April 17, 2015 3:49 am gmt |
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A South Korean Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway on landing at Hiroshima airport. The plane was flying to Hiroshima from South Korea’s Incheon airport, near Seoul. Now, the air safety authorities in Japan are investigating how it happened. This took place late on Tuesday with 74 passen...
In World
April 17, 2015 3:47 am gmt |
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A woman who thought she was pregnant and left devastated after her ‘baby bump’ turned out to be a 5.5 kg tumour. Heartbroken Madalina Neagu, 42, thought she was in labour, when she arrived at hospital with severe pain in her abdomen. But, after carrying out emergency tests, doctors in Rom...
In World
April 17, 2015 3:45 am gmt |
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Japan is scrambling fighters at near-unprecedented levels in response to foreign aircraft – mainly Russian and Chinese – approaching its airspace, the defence ministry says. Jets were scrambled 943 times in fiscal year 2014, a 16% increase on 2013. This is just one shy of the record 944 s...
In World
April 16, 2015 11:55 am gmt |
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They were huddled in the back of a tugboat. Some were without shoes. Their coats and jackets, still wet, were in piled up in a huge container behind them. The 117 migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, arrived in the port of Augusta, Sicily, around one p.m. Tuesday, after being picked up by the tu...
In World
April 16, 2015 11:18 am gmt |
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An Indonesia domestic helper who was sentenced to death for killing the four-year-old daughter of her sponsors is to be executed on Thursday. This comes after another Indonesian domestic helper was executed on Tuesday after being convicted of beating a Saudi woman to death in 1999. Khalid Al Shahri, ...
In World
April 16, 2015 11:08 am gmt |
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At least 10 people have been killed according to a monitoring network after Syrian government forces shelled the southeastern suburbs of Damascus, an area that has come under intensive assault by regime jets and artillery in recent days. A main roundabout in the town of Zabdean was shelled on Thursda...
In Middle East
April 16, 2015 9:30 am gmt |
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Four workers have been fired by the General Authority of Civil Aviation for mishandling baggage at King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh. In a recent investigation, the officials could notice that the men were guilty, and being lax in other duties. It did not disclose the nationalities of the m...
In World
April 16, 2015 6:46 am gmt |
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In what would send shivers down one’s spine, the Yezidi women and girls who managed to escape the ISIS captivity have described horrifying accounts of sexual violence perpetrated against them by the monsters of the Islamic State, a Human Rights Watch report revealed Thursday. eports of rape, to...
In Middle East
April 16, 2015 6:31 am gmt |
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Security officials in Dubai have denied allegations of a camera being hidden in the room of a hotel in the city. The Deputy Chairman of Dubai Police and Public Security, confirmed that there are no surveillance cameras in the hotel rooms as has been shown in a video being circulated during the past f...
In America
April 16, 2015 6:18 am gmt |
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A man accidentally wounded his mother-in-law when he shot an armadillo and the bullet penetrates off its hard shell. 54 years old Larry Mc Elroy fired his 9mm pistol at the armadillo in the state of Georgia. The bullet killed the armadillo, but bounced off the animal, hit a fence, travelled through t...
In World
April 16, 2015 6:13 am gmt |
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A year after the Sewol ferry sank beneath the waves, taking hundreds of people with it, South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Thursday that the moment had come to get ready to raise the wreck from the deep. “I believe that it is now time to earnestly prepare to salvage,” Park said dur...
In World
April 16, 2015 5:43 am gmt |
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The public is asked for help to find out two valuable paintings by the authorities. Those paintings are drawn by famous American Roy Lichtenstein — that were stolen from a Malibu foundation established by the late co-creator of “The Simpsons.” The Los Angeles Country Sheriff’s Department issued the c...
In Special News
April 15, 2015 8:16 am gmt |
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Iran will appoint its first woman ambassador abroad since the Islamic Revolution in 1979. The post would go to foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham, one of Iran’s most high-profile female public figures, although it was not clear where she would be sent. This would make Afkham, as the se...