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Tsunami waves kill one

in US, spark  evacuations in Latin America
LOS ANGELES: Tsunami waves from Japan’s huge quake have killed at least one person and sparked mass evacuations on the American continent, but failed to inflict major damage.

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TOKYO: A massive tsunami triggered by Japan’s most powerful earthquake in nearly a century Friday wrought devastation in northeast coastal Japan, sweeping away houses, ships and cars and setting ablaze several buildings, killing over 360 people.

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Radicalisation of American Muslims

WASHINGTON: Notwithstanding protests from the Muslim community here both in terms of demonstrations and open criticism, a key Congressional committee today kicked off a series of hearing on radicalisation of American Muslims.

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Oz trio face prosecution for assaulting Indian

MELBOURNE: In a landmark case, three men have been prosecuted under racial vilification laws for the first time in Australia’s Victoria state for physically assaulting and verbally abusing an Indian student in Melbourne’s outer south-east last year.

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Hindu guru jailed for molestation in US

HOUSTON: Absconding Indian godman Prakashanand Saraswati, also known as Shree Swamiji, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison and fined USD 10,000 on each of 20 felony counts for groping girls who grew up on the ashram he founded and led in Central Texas.

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