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206 killed in Congo arms depot blasts

BRAZZAVILLE: At least 206 people were killed in a series of explosions at a munitions depot in the Congolose capital of Brazzaville earlier on Sunday, an European diplomat said.

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Mitt Romney wins Washington caucuses ahead of Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON: Mr Mitt Romney rolled to a double-digit victory in Washington state's Republican presidential caucuses on Saturday night, his fourth campaign triumph in a row and a fresh show of strength in the runup to 10 Super Tuesday contests across America.

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15 killed, 60 injured in Polish train crash

WARSAW: Rescue workers toiled overnight to pull survivors from the wreckage of a head-on train crash in southern Poland as the death toll rose to 15 on Sunday, in one of the country's worst rail disasters.

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Indian-Americans hold demonstrations against Modi

New York: Marking the 10th anniversary of the Gujarat riots, a coalition of over 40 Indian-American bodies held a demonstration and a candle-light vigil in New York, shouting slogans against the Gujarat Chief Minister,

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Putin seeks return to Kremlin

MOSCOW: Monitored by web cameras and a network of volunteer civilian observers, Russians voted Sunday in presidential elections expected to return Mr Vladimir Putin to the Kremlin.

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UN chief fears summary executions, torture in Syria

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon expressed concern about ‘grisly reports’ that Syrian government forces were arbitrarily executing, imprisoning and torturing people in the battle-scarred city of Homs, allegations Damascus sharply rejected.

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Maldives releases 11 Indian fishermen

MALE: Eleven Indian fishermen apprehended by Maldivian Navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line have been released and handed over to the officials of the High Commission of India, police said Saturday.

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