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Syria air force strikes 200 times in 36 hours – monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian air force carried out more than 200 air strikes around the country in the past 36 hours, a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday, a rapid increase in government raids as U.S.-led forces bomb Islamist insurgents elsewhere. The intensified strikes by President Bashar al-Assad's forces will add to the fear among his opponents that the government is taking advantage of the U.S #Arabic #Argentina #Brazil #facebook #France #markets #Mexico #Middle East #Russia #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

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Vrindavan widows march for clean Yamuna

Vrindavan, Oct 21 (IANS) The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river. Several hundred of them were holding "diyas" in their hands to draw public attention towards the sad state of the river in the Braj area. "The virtually dead river has been reduced to a vast sewage canal that carries waste and toxins from upstream cities and Delhi," said Roopa, an elderly widow #Ajax #Business #Cinema #Economy #Opera #Pets #science #Sports

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Sweden gets two new sightings, as hunt for undersea intruder goes on

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's military is working on two new observations that could be evidence of suspected "foreign underwater activity" near the country's capital, a senior naval officer said on Tuesday. Swedish forces have been scouring the sea off Stockholm since Friday, after what the military called three credible reports of activity by foreign submarines or divers using an underwater vehicle. The vessels were unidentified, but Swedish during the 1980s the Swedish navy from time to time hunted suspected Soviet submarines in its waters. #Argentina #Business #France #India #Italy #Japan #opinion #russian #Sweden #swedish #United States

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Cuban doctors proud to risk lives in mission to halt Ebola

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban doctors and nurses departing for West Africa to combat Ebola consider themselves lucky. #Arabic #China #facebook #Italy #Latin America #markets #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom

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India re-elected to UNHRC, PM expresses joy

New Delhi/United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) India was Tuesday re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for the term 2015-2017 in a keenly contested election in the UN General Assembly in New York. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed joy on India's re-election. A tweet from the Prime Minister's Office said that the "PM has expressed joy on India being re-elected to the UNHRC" #Chrome #Cinema #Economy #India #Interview #News #NewsTracker #Opera #Pets #Politics #Technology

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Be compassionate to animals this Diwali (Diwali is on Oct 23)

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) One of the most common and perhaps the cruelest sights during Diwali is a frightened dog running blindly on the road, terrified of the loud noise coming from the firecracker strip tied to his tail by mischievous children. This scene might provide entertainment to many children, who would giggle and clap at the helpless mute creature, but in reality the festival of lights is indeed a nightmare for all animals, including dogs, birds and cats. "This happens every year #Ajax #Firefox #India #News #NewsTracker #Politics #Religion #Sports #Technology

20 mins ago

Be compassionate to animals this Diwali (Diwali is on Oct 23)

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) One of the most common and perhaps the cruelest sights during Diwali is a frightened dog running blindly on the road, terrified of the loud noise coming from the firecracker strip tied to his tail by mischievous children. This scene might provide entertainment to many children, who would giggle and clap at the helpless mute creature, but in reality the festival of lights is indeed a nightmare for all animals, including dogs, birds and cats. #Ajax #Business #Cinema #Crime #Firefox #Japan #News #NewsTracker #Opera #Religion #science

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Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain cleared of disease

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid while caring for a priest who later died of the virus has been cleared of the deadly disease after testing negative two times in a row, doctors said on Tuesday. "We consider her cured of the Ebola virus by World Health Organization criteria," said Jose Ramon Arribas, doctor at the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid where the nurse is being treated #Africa #Arabic #Argentina #Brazil #facebook #India #Italy #Japan #Latin America #markets #Middle East #opinion

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Death toll in Nepal’s worst trekking disaster reaches 43

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Rescuers on Tuesday pulled out three bodies of Nepali citizens killed in last week's freak blizzards and avalanches, taking the toll in the Himalayan nation's worst trekking disaster to 43. The blizzards struck the Annapurna Circuit, a trail popular among Western hikers who walk around Mount Annapurna, the 10th highest mountain in the world and caught the tourists during the peak hiking season. "Three new bodies were taken out from snow near Thorongla pass on Tuesday," said Baburam Bhandari, chief of Mustang district, the worst among the four districts hit by the blizzards triggered by the tail end of cyclone Hudhud that struck India this month #China #France #Italy #markets #Mexico #Middle East #Technology #United States