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Thousands of pro-Russians rally in Ukraine's Donetsk

Thousands of pro-Russian activists rallied in the heartland of Ukraine's ousted leader on Saturday as Moscow threatened to cut off gas to its neighbour and keep the United States from checking on its nuclear arsenal. Mar 8, 2014
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Ukrainian Tatar TV channel fears being shut down

As a propaganda war rages over Russia's incursion into Ukraine, several Ukrainian TV channels have had their signals taken off-air in the Crimean peninsula. ATR, a station aimed at the region's Tatar muslim minority, has continued to broadcast for now, but fears that it may too be shut down. Mar 8, 2014
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Winter Paralympic Games open in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday with only one Ukrainian athlete parading in an emotional protest on a politically-charged night. Mar 8, 2014
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Indian Flight Catches Fire in Nepal, No Casualties

Kathmandu, Mar 8 (ANI): An IndiGo flight caught fire while landing in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Saturday, but there were no casualties reported among the 170 people on board, officials said. The right wheels of the Airbus 320 caught fire while landing in Katmandu after a flight from New Delhi. As the plane was landing, passengers complained of a "rubber burning-like smell”. Passengers were quickly evacuated through emergency doors, while emergency workers quickly put out the flames. Officials refused to give further details while they were investigating the incident. Mar 8, 2014
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President awards six outstanding achievers on International Womens Day

New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday gave Stree Shakti Puruskar (Women Empowerment Award) to six women for their outstanding achievements in the social development field on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Speaking on the occasion, the President stressed on the need to provide safety and security to women. Mar 8, 2014
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First female Afghan police chief hails role of women

Colonel Jamila Bayaz is the first female police chief in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban. In the build up to the elections she discusses why it is important for women to join the police in Afghanistan. Mar 8, 2014
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Pro-Russians rally in eastern Ukraine

Thousands of pro-Russian activists rallied in the heartland of Ukraine's ousted leader on Saturday as Moscow threatened to cut off gas to its neighbour and keep the United States from checking on its nuclear arsenal. Mar 8, 2014
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BJP gives BS Yeddyurappa LS ticket, Congress slams

New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The Congress on Saturday slammed the BJP which gave former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa a Lok Sabha ticket. Congress said that by giving a Lok Sabha ticket to the minister, who is accused of indulging in high level corruption, the BJP has highlighted how sincere it is in fighting the war against corruption. Mar 8, 2014
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Yogendra Yadav on Yeddyurappa getting LS ticket from BJP

New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday criticized the BJP which gave former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa a Lok Sabha ticket. Yadav said that by giving a Lok Sabha ticket to the minister, who is accused of indulging in high level corruption, the BJP has shown its true colours. Mar 8, 2014
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Ready for such incidents when you stand against big people: Yadav after ink attack on him

New Delhi, March 08 (ANI): An unknown man threw ink at AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday during a rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. Yadav said that a man came on the stage and smeared ink on his face shouting nationalist slogans. He said that the intention behind the same was not known and avoided blaming anyone for the incident. The attacker has been taken to Parliament Street police station for questioning. Mar 8, 2014