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    Libya’s doom and gloom

    By Haider Ali. In Libya a disaster looms mainly due to tribal factions beginning to wage war upon one another. This has been highly exacerbated by the intervention of NATO and its no fly zone. Toppling...
    2012-02-28 740 0
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    Israel’s diplomat attacked in India

    By Haider Ali. Last month, an attempted assassination plot failed to bear fruit in India and Georgia as Israeli diplomats were targeted. The first attack was aimed at the wife of an Israeli diplomat in New...
    2012-02-28 660 0
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    HARSH WINTERS IN AFGHANISTAN

    Nearly 40 children have been killed by a ferocious winter in Afghanistan in the past month. 24 children were killed in refugee camps in Kabul, which sheltered thousands of Afghans running from Taliban threat. The recent...
    2012-02-23 527 0
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    SHOOT TO RE-CREATE

    Hollywood director to helm Osama Bin Laden assassination in India.  Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow is to shoot her new film, which centres on the last days of Osama Bin Laden, in Rajasthan. The 60-year-old will be...
    2012-02-23 530 0
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    CASTE-ING VOTES

    By William Walker. Largest Indian district goes to the polls as candidates target religion and caste. India is a powerhouse of development. For a populous that far exceeds one billion denizens, it boasts the world’s ninth...
    2012-02-22 745 0
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    Tourism rates change in Pakistan

    By Iyma Atiq. The past few months have seen plenty of incidents take place in Pakistan and it seems that tourism in the country has been affected as figures show that numbers of tourists in the...
    2012-02-22 766 0
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    INDIA TO BE POLIO-FREE

    India is on track to become officially free of polio by the World Health Organisation. A new case of the disease has not been recorded since January last year and it is believed that if this...
    2012-02-21 689 0
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    MONKEY BUSINESS GO COCO-NUTS!

    Kerala Monkeys to be trained to pick coconuts for traders Monkeys in Kerala are to be trained to pick coconuts because local palm tree climbers refuse to take the risk for low wages. The state government...
    2012-02-21 794 0
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    STAR CONVERSION

    Julia Roberts: The Hindu Times the Notting Hill star became a Hindu in 2010. Many critics assumed that her role in film Eat Pray Love was what prompted the move, but the Roberts insist that her...
    2012-02-16 758 0
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    SET IN STONE

    Oliver Stone’s Son Converts to Islam The son of award-winning Hollywood director Oliver Stone has converted to Islam in a ceremony in centralIran. According to the Fars News Agency, Sean Stone became a Shiite Muslim in...
    2012-02-16 841 0

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