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Five Canadians among 7 killed in Mexico blast

Five Canadians among 7 killed in Mexico blast

Five Canadians among 7 killed in Mexico blast Five Canadians are among the seven people killed in an apparent natural gas explosion at a resort in Playa del Carmen, authorities say. Two Mexican workers were also killed in the blast t the 676-room Grand Riviera Princess Hotel in the tourist …

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Pakistan works on Wind Power Generation project with US

Pakistan works on Wind Power Generation project with US

Pakistan works on Wind Power Generation project with US Pakistan and United States have signed a 150-megawatt wind power generation project on Sunday, Dunya News reported. The project will be set in the coastal areas of Sindh and will be completed at a cost of Rs.32 billion. The agreement was …

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South Africa Pair Ralepelle And Basson Fail Drug Tests

Ralepelle plays his club rugby for Super 14 side the Bulls

South Africa Pair Ralepelle And Basson Fail Drug Tests South Africa duo Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson have been suspended and sent home after failing drugs tests. Hooker Ralepelle and winger Basson tested positive for a banned stimulant following the Springboks’ 23-21 win over Ireland in Dublin on 6 November. …

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Earthquake In Swat And Peshawar – 15 Nov 2010

Earth Quake In Lahore - 18 Jan 2011

Earthquake In Swat And Peshawar – 15 Nov 2010 Earthquake In Swat And Peshawar – 15 Nov 2010: A 4.9 magnitude earthquake shock’s district Swat, Peshawar, Rawalpindi & DIG Khan on Monday 15 Nov 2010 created panic among the residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. …

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Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for Hajj Muslims from around the world have begun the annual hajj, or pilgrimage, to Saudi Arabia. The four-day event draws around 2.5 million worshippers each year to holy sites. Throughout the weekend, tens of thousands of pilgrims circulated around the Kaaba, a cube-like structure considered …

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Canadians win pairs silver at Skate America

Canadians win pairs silver at Skate America

Canadians win pairs silver at Skate America The Canadian duo of Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch finished second Saturday in the pairs competition at Skate America. Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany nailed their opening throw and performed impeccably from there in the free skate for the gold medal. …

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Afghans Diplomat Kidnapped Are Released Pakistan

President Karzai said Abdul Khaliq Farahi was in good condition and back home with his family

Afghans Diplomat Kidnapped Are Released Pakistan A senior Afghan diplomat kidnapped by militants in Pakistan two years ago has been released and is back in Afghanistan. The office of Afghan President Hamid Karzai said he had met Abdul Khaliq Farahi in Kabul on Sunday. Mr Farahi had been the nominated …

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Hundreds Protest In Moscow Against Journalist Attacks

Hundreds Protest In Moscow Against Journalist Attacks

Hundreds Protest In Moscow Against Journalist Attacks People hold portraits of journalist Mikhail Beketov and environmental activist Konstantin Fetisov during a rally in central Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010. Beketov was brutally beaten and left brain-damaged in 2008. Reporter for a major Russian newspaper Oleg Kashin and environmental activist …

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5 service members killed in Afghanistan NATO says

5 service members killed in Afghanistan NATO says

5 service members killed in Afghanistan NATO says Bombings and a series of rebel attacks in Afghanistan on Sunday killed 11 people and three Afghan police, including five NATO service members, officials said. Attacks, which came a day after Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan by NATO attacks show ‘American troops …

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Australia Should Extend Mining Tax OECD Says

Australia Should Extend Mining Tax OECD Says

Australia Should Extend Mining Tax OECD Says The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on Australia to extend its controversial mining tax to all companies operating in the sector. The body said the planned tax, which has proved very unpopular with miners, was “justified” and should also …

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