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70 trapped, 8 killed in China mines

BEIJING: Nearly 70 miners were trapped underground and at least eight have died in a spate of mining accidents that have jolted China’s dangerous mine industry in recent days, state media reported today.

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Alonso Ceardi’ thrill of running with bulls

PAMPLONA, SPAIN: Alonso Ceardi nearly died when a half-tonne bull gored him in the chest during Spain’s San Fermin festival last year, but he’s still addicted to the thrill of running with bulls and is back again this week.

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Nepal celebrates last king’s birthday

KATHMANDU: Close on the heels of Nepal’s government banning any public celebration of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama’s 76th birthday, a small but loyal group of royalists on Thursday celebrated the 64th birthday of deposed king Gyanendra.

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Suspect in 1997 Spanish king plot arrested-police

MADRID: British police have arrested as suspected member of the Basque separatist group ETA wanted in connection with a plot to assassinate the King of Spain in 1997,authorities in both countries said today.

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Political-ethnic violence rages in Karachi; 22 killed

KARACHI: Political violence flared up in Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi with 22 people losing their lives in target killings and 30 others being injured, as tension escalated between the ruling PPP and its estranged ally the MQM.

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Reclining Eiffel Tower, an open air museum

By Richa Sharma|IANS

LICHTERFELD (GERMANY): If the Eiffel Tower of France is a monumental marvel, then the Reclining Eiffel Tower of Germany is an industrial one. Besides being tall, both are also symbols of the historic past of the two countries.

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Opposition wins Thai election by a landslide

BANGKOK: The opposition won Thailand’s general election by a landslide on Sunday, exit polls showed, paving the way for Ms Yingluck Shinawatra to become the country’s first female prime minister in a victory for a red-shirted political movement.

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‘Maid plotted to exploit ex-IMF chief for money

NEW YORK: In a secretly recorded phone conversation, the New York hotel maid who had accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, can be heard telling her boyfriend in Arizona about her plan to get money from the former IMF chief.

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Age-related changes related to identity crisis

When a human body forms, developing cells are given their respective roles: one may be ordered to grow up to be say a future heart cell, another as a liver cell, a third as a neuron, and so on.

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