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Congress criticizes study tour of UP MLAs

New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Wednesday slammed the Samajwadi Party for insensitivity after reports emerged that MLAs from the state are going on extravagant study tours abroad at the time when Muzaffarnagar riot victims are dying due to cold. Over 20 MLAs will leave on Wednesday on a tour which covers five countries in 20 days. The MLAs will travel to Turkey, Greece, UK, UAE and Netherlands. Jan 8, 2014
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JD (U) slams study tour of UP MLAs

New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Wednesday slammed the Samajwadi Party for insensitivity after reports emerged that MLAs from the state are going on extravagant study tours abroad at the time when Muzaffarnagar riot victims are dying due to cold. Jan 8, 2014
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Not in Pakistan to make a deal about Musharraf: Saudi FM

Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Saud al Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, who is on a two-day official visit to Pakistan, has denied media speculations about any Saudi deal regarding a safe passage to former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. A special court in capital Islamabad is hearing a treason case against Musharraf, based on his imposition of a state of emergency in 2007, when he was manoeuvring to extend his rule in the face of growing opposition from the public and the judiciary. Jan 8, 2014
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Central government draws flak for lack of security in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar

New Delhi/ Muzaffarnagar, Jan 8 (ANI): BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu has blamed the central government and the UP government for playing vote bank politics by keeping national security at stake. The ruling Congress party confirmed on Tuesday that Pakistan based militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had come in contact with several riot victims affected by the communal violence in state. Naidu called it a high security related issue and said instead of focusing on the problem, the governments are playing political games. Meanwhile, CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury said being a question of national security, the matter should have been dealt without any political inclination. Jan 8, 2014
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Suicide attack in Iraq wounds dozens

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle near a police station in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, killing four people and wounding 56. Duration: 00:29 Jan 8, 2014
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Orthodox Russians queue for rare sight of Greek relics

Thousands of Russians waited in line on Tuesday to view relics from the monastery of St. Paul at Mount Athos, Greece, containing according to the tradition, some gold, myrrh and incense offered by the Magi to the child Jesus. Duration: 00:51 Jan 8, 2014