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[13 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Georgia Prisoners to Serve Time in Church

Prisoners in the country of Georgia may suddenly find themselves praying in the monasteries with their palms pressed together instead of rubbing them at jail bars.

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[13 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Bangkok Braces for Protests

The protesters want Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to step down, dissolve the government, and call an early election.

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[11 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Obama Donates Nobel Cash Prize; Internet Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

United States President Barack Obama donated his $1.4 million Nobel Peace Prize among 10 charities Thursday, March 11, 2010. Meanwhile, the Internet and its users have been accepted as a possible nominee for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize award.

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[11 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
New Chile President Sworn In Amid Aftershocks

Buildings swayed as seven aftershocks, the strongest of which at 6.9 magnitude, struck one after the other while President Sebastian Pinera was being inaugurated.

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[10 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Carlos Slim Replaces Bill Gates as World’s Richest Man

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim’s wealth increased to $ 53.5 billion in 2009, up by an amazing $ 18.5 billion from a year ago.

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[10 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Bali Bomber Killed in Shootout

Dulmatin was the primary suspect in several bombings on Bali Island in 2002. The bombings killed 202 mostly foreign tourists.

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[9 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Britain Wants to Microchip Dogs

Home Office Secretary Alan Johnson said fitting microchips in dogs would make it easier to go after owners of animals that are involved in attacks.

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
U.N. Calls for Restraint After Nigeria Machete Attacks Kill 500

Survivors said members of the Muslim Fulani ethnic group burned houses and churches before mercilessly hacking everyone in sight.

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Al-Maliki Party Leads in Early Iraq Vote Count

AFP said early estimates by local leaders show Washington-ally Maliki’s party ahead in predominantly Shiite areas but former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi’s Iraqiya is leading in Sunni strongholds.

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Strong Quake Hits Turkey, At Least 38 Dead

Mayor Bekir Yanilmaz of Kovancilar said that at least 38 people are confirmed dead in three villages in Elazig province.