USA: Tornado Kills 3 in Georgia

2 Washington, May 28. -Another tornado with winds of up to 140 kilometers per hour killed three people in Atlanta, Georgia, officials said yesterday. Daniel Alonso, 19, and two unidentified women were killed by falling trees on Thursday amid the powerful winds, witnesses told the ABC television network. Alonso, who lives in Mableton, Atlanta, was cleaning debris in his driveway

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Nearly 300 Dead in US Tornadoes

1 Washington, Apr 30. -The number of people killed by tornadoes and rains that rocked the country´s southern area has almost reached 300, local media reported on Friday. The New York Times newspaper termed as terrible the situation faced by six states of the Union, in which some neighbourhoods and cities were razed. It is estimated that two thirds of

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Over 700 Foreign Troops Die in Afghanistan in 2010

0 Kabul, Dec, 22. -The number of foreign soldiers killed in Afghanistan so far this year has reached 701, the highest reported since the U.S.-led invasion of that country in 2001. According to the website iCasualties.org, 499 of those soldiers were from the United States and 101 were British. The figures are lower than those reported by the Kali Yuga

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Moroccan Soldiers Kills Sahrawi Boy

1 Madrid, Oct 26. -The Moroccan Army killed a Sahrawi boy in Western Sahara, the Spanish media reported on Monday. Garhi Najem Foidal, 14, was killed by Moroccan troops near the camps set up two weeks ago west of Ayoun, the Saharan capital, to protest the adverse living conditions of people living in that occupied territory. The Ministry of Occupied

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Ecuador Rejects Playing Down the Coup Attempt

1 Quito, Oct 5. – Claims by opposition politicians that the September 30 coup attempt, which killed four people and injured dozens, was a set-up are false, said Ecuadorian Security Minister Miguel Carvajal. The Ministry of the Interior is working jointly with the National Police to investigate the September 30 events and set in motion the administrative processes regardless of

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Afghanistan: NATO Suffers Two Fatal Casualties

0 Kabul, Aug 21. -Two soldiers of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in separate attacks by Islamic insurgents in southern Afghanistan, a military source reported today. According to a statement released by the armed force led by NATO, one of the soldiers died yesterday and the other today. As is customary in such cases, the text does

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China Earthquake Kills 300

1 Beijing, Apr 14. -An earthquake of 7.1 Richter scale degrees that shook the Chinese province of Qinghai killed about 300 and hurt 8,000 too. The figures were specified by the general undersecretary in the Tibet autonomous government Yushu Huang Limin. The quake epicentre was at latitude 33.1 degree north and longitude 96.7 East at about 31 miles of Jiegu

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Russia Providing Full Support to Poland on Plane Crash

3 Moscow, Apr 12. -Russian and Polish investigators began on Monday the hard task of identifying the remains of nearly 100 people killed in a weekend plane crash in which Poland''s president Lech Kaczynski and many other top government officials perished. Kaczynski's plane crashed in thick fog near Smolensk airport in western Russia on Saturday, reportedly after the pilot ignored

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