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Bin Laden’s Yemeni widow to be repatriated: Pak diplomat

DUBAI:  Slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden’s detained relatives, including his 29-year-old Yemeni widow, will be repatriated back to their home countries after their initial interrogations are completed, a Pakistani diplomat has said.

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Indonesia finds black box from crashed plane

JAKARTA: Indonesia has found the black box flight data recorder from a commercial plane that crashed into the sea at the weekend killing all 25 passengers and crew, officials said on Monday.

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Swimwear firm apologises for carrying Goddess images on bikini

MELBOURNE: An Australian swimwear label company, which triggered a controversy by depicting an image of Goddess Lakshmi on a bikini bottom and front of a model, has apologised to the Hindu community for hurting their sentiments.

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Abbottabad hideout was active command centre for Osama: US

WASHINGTON:  Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad hideout was an “active command and control centre” of Al-Qaeda, the US has said, releasing five videos of the slain terror kingpin seized during the daring raid on his compound in Pakistan that showed how he “jealously guarded” his image.

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Allegations of ISI involvement to surface at trial

WASHINGTON: It may be a while before the world knows if ISI had any role in sheltering Osama bin Laden but allegations of its involvement in terrorism will be made public at the Chicago trial of Mumbai attacks from May 16, which could put fresh strains in US-Pak ties, a media report said here today.

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15 bodies recovered from plane crash in Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA: Fifteen bodies were recovered on Saturday from the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into the ocean while preparing to land in the Indonesian province of West Papua, officials said.

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Japan will not abandon nuclear power

TOKYO: Japan will maintain atomic power as a major part of its energy policy despite the country’s ongoing nuclear crisis at tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant, a top official said Sunday.

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Boat with 500 Libya refugees runs aground in Italy

ROME: A boat carrying some 500 refugees from Libya ran aground as it neared an Italian port today, forcing many of those on board to jump into the sea, officials said after all were successfully rescued.

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Prove your commitment, show concrete actions: US tells Pak

WASHINGTON: The US has asked Pakistan to show “concrete actions” to prove its commitment in the war against terrorism, even as it has sought an explanation from Islamabad on its ignorance about slain Osama bin Laden’s hideout.

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Trial of Rana to begin on May 16

CHICAGO: The trial of Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana, an accused in the Mumbai terror attack case, is scheduled to begin on May 16 at the Federal Court in Chicago.
The trial will be held before US District Judge Mr Harry D Leinenweber of the Dirksen Federal Courthouse here.

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