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Court sends six accused of gang raping Japanese student to jail

Kolkata, Jan 10 (ANI): An Indian court sent six accused for gang raping a 23-year-old Japanese student to jail till January 16 for further interrogation, said defence counsel in Kolkata. Kolkata police busted a racket of tour guides, who duped Japanese students and tourists. Three tour guides lured a Japanese student and took her to Gaya city of Bihar, where they were joined by three more people, and then gang-raped her and looted her of rupees 25,000 (USD 395.44). The Japanese tourist alleged that she was raped on November 23, 2014 and a complaint was filed on November 26 in Kolkata city. The accused were produced before the court on January 03 and were sent to judicial custody. Jan 10, 2015
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Seven militants arrested in connection with attacks in Assam

Kokrajhar, Jan 10 (ANI): In a joint operation, police and army arrested seven militants and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions in connection with attacks in Assam , which killed at least 80 people. Police believe that a faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), fighting for a separate state for ethnic Bodos, was behind coordinated attacks on tea plantation workers and their families in Assam. Sub-divisional police officer, Kokrajhar district, Ankur Jain said that seven militants were arrested of (NDFB). He added that arms and ammunitions, including four AK-47, M-16 rifles and others, were also recovered. Jan 10, 2015
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Passengers miffed as Pakistan restricts run of bus service at Wagah border

Wagah, Jan 10 (ANI): The decision of Pakistan to restrict the run of a bus service at Wagah border following an intelligence alert that militants may target the bus has angered passengers. Passengers travelling from Pakistan said they were severely inconvenienced as it involves more time. Early this week, Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation decided to restrict the entry of buses running under the Pakistan-India friendship service from Lahore to Delhi till Wagah border due to militant threats. Earlier, the bus used to travel from New Delhi to Pakistan's Lahore city. A passenger from Pakistan's Faislabad, Rashid Hanif was visibly upset. Jan 10, 2015
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Residents, traders face discomfort after authorities close off historic Mughal road

Rajouri, Jan 10 (ANI): Residents and traders who are dependent on the historic Mughal road linking Jammu to the Kashmir valley are facing discomfort after authorities closed it off. The road which is 170 kilometers long, links Shopian in Kashmir Valley with Poonch in Jammu region. The traffic police in the region say the harsh cold weather has become a hazard for vehicles to ply on the road. But residents claim that the road is clear and are angry at the authorities for closing off a source of their livelihood. People now have to take a longer alternative route to reach Jammu from the Kashmir valley which is about 450 kilometers long. The government has funded more than 6 billion rupees for the project. Jan 10, 2015
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High-tech Haiti company an example for the country?

Economists have long hoped that Haiti could create jobs as a 'Taiwan of the Caribbean', and with Sûrtab producing Android tablet computers bearing the stamp 'Made in Haiti' they could set an example for other manufacturers to follow. Duration: 02:28 Jan 10, 2015
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Obama expresses support for France in hostage crisis

President Barack Obama rallied to the support of France after the bloody end to hostage sieges in Paris, vowing to offer all assistance to combat the threat of militant Islamists. Duration: 00:37 Jan 10, 2015
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French far-right leader gives up on Charlie rally

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose party has not been invited to a major cross-party rally next Sunday in memory of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack, says she will not force her way in. Duration: 01:08 Jan 10, 2015
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Peru ex-president handed eight years for embezzlement

A Peruvian court sentences former president Alberto Fujimori, already in jail for a government-backed massacre, to eight years in prison on charges of embezzling state funds to manipulate the media. Duration: 00:31 Jan 10, 2015

Muslims gather at Bangladesh's "mini-Hajj"

Muslims attending one of the world's largest religious gatherings joined the chorus of condemnation Friday over the deadly attack on a French satirical weekly, saying the killings ran contrary to the tenets of Islam. Duration: 00:44 Jan 10, 2015
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Charlie Hebdo attackers killed, hostage freed

Two brothers suspected of slaughtering 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo magazine were killed Friday when elite police stormed the building they were holed up in and freed a hostage unhurt. Duration: 00:33 Jan 9, 2015
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Local resident tells of Jewish supermarket hostage scene

A witness at the scene of a hostage situation at a Jewish supermarket on the eastern edge of Paris tells of how she got caught among dozens of heavily-armed police arriving at the scene with 'very worried looks.' Duration: 00:36 Jan 9, 2015