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UN Monitoring Team Lands In Syrian Capital, Begins Work

The United Nations' first group of six unarmed monitors has arrived in Damascus, Syria. The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously voted in favor of a resolution to send a U.N. advance team to monitor the ceasefire between the Syrian government and armed insurgents. Apr 17, 2012
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Is Mamata Banerjee too Sensitive?

From her looks, anyone will have the impression that Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a tough person, who is not scared of taking tough decisions. Yes, she has taken some bold decisions in the recent past but she seems to be too sensitive on matters related to her image. Apr 17, 2012
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Taliban Attack Pakistani Jail, Free 400 Prisoners

In a major security blow to Pakistani authorities, about 400 prisoners, including suspected militants, escaped when as many as 150 heavily armed Taliban militants attacked a jail in northwest Pakistan on Sunday. Apr 15, 2012
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Mamata Banerjee's Faceoff with Facebook

After arresting a professor for spreading a cartoon of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on internet, the West Bengal government has taken on social networking sites, especially Facebook for anti-Mamata contents. Apr 14, 2012
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Will Odisha Govt Release Dreaded Maoist to Free BJD MLA?

With attempts to free the abducted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka proving futile, speculations are doing the rounds that the Odisha government might consider releasing dreaded Maoist Chenda Bhushanam alias Ghasi to secure the release of the MLA. Apr 14, 2012