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5.8 magnitude earth quake strikes off Indonesia’s Sulawesi

JAKARTA: A moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake struck at 10:17 am (0217 GMT), at a depth of nearly 10 kilometres (six miles), 169 kilometres northwest of Kendari.

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Norway killer Breivik admits massacre

OSLO NORWAY: The right-wing fanatic, AP Anders Behring Breivik behind a bomb-and-shooting massacre that killed 77 people in Norway, admitted to the “acts” on Monday but pleaded not guilty to criminal charges, saying he was acting in self-defence.

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Zuma to take fourth wife

JOHANNESBURG: The South African President, Mr Jacob Zuma will marry his fourth wife next weekend, will tie the knot at his family homestead in Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal province, said the presidential spokesman, Mr Mac Maharaj.

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Taliban launch multiple attacks on Kabul

KABUL: Taliban militants launched a wave of simultaneous suicide and gun attacks in Afghanistan targeting the diplomatic area, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) bases, and the Parliament at seven locations in Kabul and three other eastern cities but no Indian target was attacked.

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Dilip Kumar’s ancestral home in Peshawar now a heritage site of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Eight decades after Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar left his ancestral home near the famous Qissa Khwani Bazar in Peshawar city, Pakistani authorities are in the final stages of acquiring the crumbling building so that it can be preserved as a national heritage site.

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