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Nearly 200,000 killed since start of Syrian crisis: UN
United Nations, Aug 23 (IANS) The UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay, Friday said that more than 191,000 people have been killed in Syria between March 2011 and April 2014, saying that the ongoing fighting there "has dropped off the international radar".

Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:26:18 AM

Eva Green finds movie business 'cold'
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Eva Green, who finds the film industry "cold", says she always chose parts which made her feel good over those which presented her as a "boring beautiful girl".

Saturday, August 23, 2014 6:16:15 AM

Mass grave found in Mexico
Mexico City, Aug 23 (IANS) At least nine bodies have been recovered from a mass grave in Tumbiscatio, a municipality in Mexico's troubled state of Michoacan, media reports said Friday.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 6:06:15 AM

US warns Russia over forcing convoy into Ukraine
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) The White House warned Russia Friday that sending an aid convoy into eastern Ukraine without Kiev's approval would incur "additional consequences," while Russia insisted that further delay of Moscow's humanitarian mission would have been "unacceptable".

Saturday, August 23, 2014 5:14:03 AM

Katie Holmes moves from NY to California
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes, who has been living in New York for two years with her daughter Suri, has now shifted back here.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 4:02:04 AM

'Iron Man 3' director to make 'The Destroyer' film
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Shane Black, who directed "Iron Man 3", will now go behind the camera for a movie adaptation of action book series "The Destroyer".

Saturday, August 23, 2014 2:16:14 AM

US targets key financiers of Al Qaeda, Al Nusra Front
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) The US Friday imposed sanctions on two alleged key financiers of al-Nusra Front and Al Qaeda, authorities said.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:02:11 AM

UN to hold emergency meeting on Ukraine crisis
United Nations, Aug 23 (IANS) The UN Security Council is to hold emergency consultations amid media reports of a major escalation in the Ukraine conflict.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:22:05 AM

Miley Cyrus concert banned in Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dominican Republic government has banned a concert where US pop star Miley Cyrus was scheduled to perform in the nation's capital Sep 13.

Friday, August 22, 2014 10:18:04 PM

Austrian humanitarian aid for 100,000 people in Iraq
Vienna, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) The Austrian government has approved one million euros ($1.3 million) in emergency aid from the Foreign Disaster Relief Fund (FDRF) to the UN in northern Iraq, the country's foreign ministry said in a statement.

Friday, August 22, 2014 8:28:04 PM

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