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Investigation reveals arms recovered in Samjhauta Express being smuggled across border

Amritsar, March 08 (ANI): Initial investigation into the case of arms seizure from six people travelling in Samjhauta Express train travelling between India and Pakistan revealed that the weapons were being smuggled from Lahore to Delhi. The deputy commissioner of Indian Customs Department, Gurdev Singh, said that they were trying to establish the motive behind the smuggling of the arms. The arms and ammunition was welded in a juicer and wheat mincing machines brought from Pakistan by the alleged arms smugglers. Mar 8, 2014
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Bangladesh activist hopes for speedy trial of Pakistani war criminals

Dhaka, March 08 (ANI): Bangladesh activist and eminent filmmaker, Tanvir Mokammel pinned hope on speedy trial of Pakistani war criminals, accused of genocide during 1971 liberation war, who were released under Simla Agreement in 1972. While talking to the reporter in Dhaka, Mokammel called the Pakistani war criminals as perverted individuals, as they were involved in perpetrating the killings, rape and arson.Unrest erupted in January 2013 when the tribunal sentenced to death in absentia a leader of Jamaat. Thousands took to the streets in February demanding the execution of another Jamaat leader after he was jailed for life on similar charges. Slamming Jamaat, Mokammel said the Islamist party should not be allowed to function, which has always tried to sabotage the development of Bangladesh. Mar 8, 2014
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No more carriage rides in NY's Central Park?

New York's new mayor has ignited a firestorm by announcing plans to nix one of the city's century-old traditions -- the horse-drawn carriages in Central Park -- calling them inhumane. Duration: 02:15 Mar 8, 2014
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Conservatives pick Juncker as EC candidate

European conservatives on Friday picked former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker as their candidate to be the next European Commission president. Duration: 00:32 Mar 8, 2014
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Hundreds attend pro-Crimea rally in central Moscow

Hundreds of people waving Russian flags and banners attended a rally in central Moscow on Friday, in a show of solidarity with pro-Russian authorities in the Ukrainian region of Crimea, police said. Duration: 00:54 Mar 8, 2014
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Kenya targets Mombasa mosque in fight against radicalism

Branded by Kenyan authorities as an epicentre for the indoctrination and recruitment of Islamic militants, the Musa mosque in Mombasa has become a primary target of the country's escalating war on terror. Duration: 02:44 Mar 8, 2014
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Pistorius trial grips South Africa under intense media glare

Oscar Pistorius left court on Friday on the day one of his ex-girlfriends testified that the Paralympian star sprinter often carried a gun with him and once fired at a traffic light after a confrontation with police. Duration: 01:40 Mar 8, 2014
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Anti-Russian rally in Kiev as Crimean MPs visit Moscow

Anti-Russian Ukrainian rally outside the Russian Embassy in Kiev on Friday while top Russian lawmakers welcome a Crimean delegation at the Parliament with the prospect of joining the country. Duration: 00:40 Mar 8, 2014
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Gaza Hamas supporters protest against Egypt ban

Hamas supporters rallied in the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest against a Cairo court decision banning the Palestinian Islamist movement from operating in Egypt. Duration: 00:42 Mar 8, 2014