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[24 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Boy Sets New World Record For Air Push-Ups (video)

Giuliano Stroe, a 5-year-old boy from Romania, has set a new Guinness world record for number of “air push-ups”. Giuliano smashed the previous record of 12 air push-ups on live television.

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[23 Feb 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua Returns

The 58-year-old president underwent treatment in Saudi Arabia for pericarditis, a condition that affects the normal beating of the heart.

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[23 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
U.N. reveals the drug crime capital of the world

A United Nations study found drug users and dealers commit proportionately more offenses in this country than any other.

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[22 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
NATO Airstrike Kills 27 Afghan Civilians

The NATO said in a statement that allied pilots initially thought that they were firing at a group of Taliban rebels.

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[22 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lufthansa Flights Grounded as Pilots Strike

Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline in terms of passenger volume, is expected to lose at least $ 34 million a day throughout the duration of the strike that ends midnight of Thursday.

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[21 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
32 Killed as Floods Hit Madeira

Strong winds and rains battered the island on Saturday, causing muddy water to flow down narrow channels and onto the streets.

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[20 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Dutch Government Dissolved Over Afghanistan Debate

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen had requested the Netherlands to extend the tour of duty of its about 2,000 military personnel in Afghanistan beyond an August deadline, a plan opposed by the Labor Party.

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[17 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Latest Tests Reveal King Tut Died of Malaria

The famous King Tutankhamun, more popularly known as King Tut of ancient Egypt, probably died of malaria among other contributing factors.

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[15 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Top Taliban Commander Arrested

Reports said Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who ranks second to Mullah Muhammad Omar, was arrested in a secret operation several days ago.

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[15 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Russian President Invites Ukrainian President-Elect

Dmitry Medvedev, president of Russia has invited Viktor Yanukovich, president-elect of Ukraine to visit Moscow aiming for renewed ties with Kiev.