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  • Global News

    APPLE FOUNDER DIED

    The mastermind behind one of the biggest companies in the world passed away earlier this month. Steve Jobs, who created the iPhone, iPad and iPod, died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, aged just 56....
    2011-10-19 542 0
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    TEMPLE VAULT WILL STAY SHUT

    The vault at a temple inIndia’s Kerela state will remain closed until its treasure is fully documented, the Supreme Court said. The six vaults at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple contain an enormous collection of jewels, gold...
    2011-10-19 757 0
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    TAMIL POLICE ARRESTED FOR DALIT TORTURE

    269 police and forest officials have been convicted of torturing and raping more than 100 low-caste Dalits during a 1992 raid. The court in southern India convicted the officials, who went to the village of Vachathiin...
    2011-10-19 561 0
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    SOMALI PIRATES SENTENCED FOR LIFE

    Two Somali men have been sentenced to life inUSprison for hijacking a yacht off the coast ofAfricain February. Muhidon Salad Omar and Mahdi Jana Mohamed were sentenced in aNorfolkcourt inVirginia, leaving four dead. The pair was...
    2011-10-19 721 1
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    ISRAELI MOSQUE BURNED AND VANDALISED

    A mosque in northernIsrael was torched and sprayed with graffiti, suspected to be carried out by Jewish extremists. A protest against the attack followed in the village of Tuba-Zangariya by hundred of residents, with some clashing...
    2011-10-19 781 1
  • Global News

    IRAN PRESIDENT CAUSES WALKOUT AFTER 9/11 CLAIMS

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked outrage when he claimed that the World Trade Centre towers could not have crashed down by a single blast of an oncoming aircraft. The former engineer was interviewed during his speech...
    2011-10-19 549 0
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    INDIA CUT DOWN ON NUMBER OF TEXT MESSAGES ALLOWED TO BE SENT

    Telecom regulators in India have restricted the number of text messages that can be sent from a mobile phone to stamp down on tele-marketing spam. Officials have told reporters that nobody will be able to send...
    2011-10-19 1320 5
  • Global News

    THE HERO OF BOLLYWOOD

    By Iyma Atiq Shah Rukh Khan is preparing for the release of his highly anticipated upcoming action superhero feature titleRa.One,India’s most expensive film… Diwali 2011 sees the release of Bollywood’s first major production on an Indian...
    2011-10-19 1014 3
  • Global News

    “CUT AID TO PAKISTAN” IMRAN KHAN TELLS BRITAIN

    Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan has urged the UK to cut back on aid to flood-affected Pakistan, saying that it fuels corruption. The cricketing legend told BBC Radio 4 that Pakistanis are in deeper poverty and that...
    2011-10-19 786 0
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    DELHI METRO FIRST TO EARN CARBON CREDITS

    The Delhi Metro is the world’s first railway network to earn carbon points from the United Nations for cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. The train system has helped reduce pollution levels in the Indian city...
    2011-10-19 607 0
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