Category:August 5, 2010

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Category:August 5, 2010

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Professionals and students continue strike in New Delhi

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Professionals and students continue strike in New Delhi

August 4th, 2019 by

Sunday, May 21, 2006 New Delhi — Almost 10,000 people marched to Jantar Mantar from Maulana Azad Medical College in an anti-reservation rally on Saturday. Doctors and medical students say they will continue to strike and protest, despite an appeal from the prime minister to call off their agitation. Students from Delhi University and medical […]

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16-year-old arrested over alleged plot to hijack US airliner

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16-year-old arrested over alleged plot to hijack US airliner

July 27th, 2019 by

Saturday, January 26, 2008 A 16-year-old male from Novato, California has been arrested in Tennessee over allegations he intended to hijack a commercial passenger airliner in the United States. The boy, who was unnamed due to his age, was a passenger on board Southwest Airlines Flight 284 from Los Angeles to Nashville on Tuesday, with […]

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At least 21 dead after train accident in India

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At least 21 dead after train accident in India

July 27th, 2019 by

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Two passenger trains collided in India early on Wednesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring more than twenty others, reports have said. The accident occurred at around 05.30 local time (00.00 UTC), when a passenger train collided with another train which was waiting at a red signal near the northern […]

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Inquiry ordered into video of US troops urinating on Taliban fighters

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Inquiry ordered into video of US troops urinating on Taliban fighters

July 27th, 2019 by

Thursday, January 12, 2012 The United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered an investigation into a video allegedly showing US Marines urinating on dead Taliban fighters. Panetta has called the videos “utterly deplorable” and not appropriate conduct for United States armed forces personnel. Afghan president Hamid Karzai called for “the most severe punishment for […]

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14,000-acre Southern California ‘Crown Fire’ at 82% containment, evacuation orders lifted

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14,000-acre Southern California ‘Crown Fire’ at 82% containment, evacuation orders lifted

July 27th, 2019 by

Sunday, August 1, 2010 Antelope Valley, California —The Crown Fire that has burned through 13,980 acres in the High Desert of Southern California since 2:32 pm (2232 UTC) Thursday was at 82% containment Saturday evening, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. On Friday high winds caused the fire to jump the California Aqueduct […]

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Macedonia says compromise with Greece over name dispute possible

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Macedonia says compromise with Greece over name dispute possible

July 1st, 2019 by

Friday, October 9, 2009 Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov voiced expectations on Tuesday that the process of resolving the country’s long-standing name dispute with Greece will receive a new impetus, given the new government in Athens. He said that a compromise is possible, if the process continues under the auspices of UN resolutions and talks focus […]

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Apple to hold media event on September 1, may update iPods and Apple TV

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Apple to hold media event on September 1, may update iPods and Apple TV

June 22nd, 2019 by

Friday, August 27, 2010 Apple Inc. will hold a music-centered event in San Francisco, California on September 1. It has been widely speculated that the company will introduce an updated line of iPod portable music players and a new Apple TV. The company e-mailed invitations for the event to various media organizations on Wednesday. The […]

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NRA official suggests arming teachers to prevent school shootings

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NRA official suggests arming teachers to prevent school shootings

June 22nd, 2019 by

Friday, March 25, 2005A lawyer who is expected to become the president of the National Rifle Association (NRA) said in a comment to Associated Press (AP) that arming teachers with firearms is a solution to be considered in preventing school shootings by students. Sarah S. Froman, an alumni of Harvard Law School and a practicing […]

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Rwandan Senate approves constitutional change allowing third term for Kagame

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Rwandan Senate approves constitutional change allowing third term for Kagame

June 20th, 2019 by

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 The Senate of Rwanda today voted to amend the country’s constitution to allow a third term for President Paul Kagame. The changes, which require a referendum before becoming law, reduce the current limit of two seven-year Presidential terms to two five-year terms. Kagame receives an exemption allowing another seven-year term before […]

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