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Why was Osama killing report not made public, asks daily

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 9 2013, 7:06am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Why was Osama killing report not made public, asks daily
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Al Jazeera's release of the Abbottabad Commission report on the killing of Osama bin Laden is a "hugely damaging and embarrassing episode" in Pakistan's history. But why was the report, handed over to the prime minister in January, not made public, a leading daily has asked.
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Snowden drops bid for asylum in Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 3 2013, 12:36am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Snowden drops bid for asylum in Russia
London, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Edward Snowden rescinded his application for political asylum in Russia and appeared to be running out of options Tuesday as he remained stuck in the transit area at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport.
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All nations spy on each other, says Obama

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 1 2013, 11:48pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

All nations spy on each other, says Obama
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Amid reports that US did not spare even its allies and friends like India from its spying operations, President Barack Obama has responded that all nations collect intelligence on each other.
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Mexican state bans animals in circuses
Mexico City, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Coahuila state has banned the use of animals in circuses. | by IANS
 
Four killed inside Honduran prison
Tegucigalpa, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) Four men serving pre-trial detention at Honduras' National Penitentiary were fatally shot by a fellow inmate. | by IANS
 
Man survives in Brazilian forest eating insects
Brasilia, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) A man lost in the Brazilian forest survived for 12 days by eating insects. | by IANS
 
 

Assange to stay in Ecuador embassy even if charges are dropped

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 19 2013, 8:04am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Assange to stay in Ecuador embassy even if charges are dropped
London, June 19 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has vowed to remain in the Ecuadorian embassy in London even if accusations of sex crimes are dropped, BBC reported Wednesday.
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Nasheed has done a Julian Assange, says WikiLeaks

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 13 2013, 6:06am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Nasheed has done a Julian Assange, says WikiLeaks
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Maldives opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has "done a Julian Assange", said WikiLeaks on Twitter after the former president took refuge at the Indian High Commission in Male.
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Hannover sign French striker Jimmy Briand
Berlin, Aug 23 (IANS) Olympique Lyon's Jimmy Briand has joined Hannover till June 2015, the Bundesliga football club said. Hannover has strengthened their offence with the Frenchman, who received the jersey No.21...
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Fitness app games no substitute for actual exercise
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) There are nearly 31,000 health and fitness apps in the market and most of them use games to increase physical activity. Are they a real substitute for hitting the gym or walking in the park?...
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Green tea can protect spinal cord neurons
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Polyphenols found in green tea are strong antioxidants and can protect your brain in case of a spinal cord injury. Chinese researchers have found evidence that polyphenols can protect spinal...
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Low-frequency waves help astronomers click faraway galaxy
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A team of astronomers has taken the most sensitive image of a galaxy 30 million light years away via a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations. The...
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Now, a self-maintaining fish tank
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A British student is close to launch the first fish tank that requires no filter cleaning or water changes. Suzy Shelley from Loughborough University's design school was inspired from her own...
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Santos allay Robinho injury fears
Rio De Janeiro, Aug 23 (IANS) Robinho could be fit for Santos' clash in the Brazilian Serie A football league with local rivals Sao Paulo slated for Sunday after a scan showed no serious damage to his right thigh. It...
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Arthur favourite to take over as West Indies coach
Paramaribo (Suriname), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) Former Australia and South Africa coach Mickey Arthur has emerged as the favourite to take over as the West Indies cricket coach following the exit of Ottis Gibson earlier this...
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Bayern beat Wolfsburg 2-1 in Bundesliga opener
Berlin, Aug 23 (IANS) German football giants Bayern Munich started their 52nd Bundesliga season with a hard earned 2-1 victory over Wolfsburg, thanks to goals by Thomas Mueller and Arjen Robben at the outsold Allianz...
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St. Kitts has benefited from CPL: Prime Minister
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) St. Kitts Prime Minister Denzil Douglas said his country's hosting of matches in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will result in millions in earnings for the Federation of St...
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'Mardaani' - makes right noises about child trafficking (IANS Movie Review, Rating - ****)
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