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Pakistan, India Begin First Cricket Series in 5 Years

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has beaten India in the opening match of their first bilateral cricket series in five years. The Pakistanis defeated India by five wickets Tuesday at Chinnaswamy Stadium in the Indian city of Bangalore. Security was tight for the opening match, with thousands of paramilitary soldiers and police positioned outside the stadium and surveillance cameras […]

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Pakistan, India Begin First Cricket Series in 5 Years

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Security was tight for the opening Tuesday of the first bilateral cricket series between Pakistan and India in five years. Thousands of paramilitary soldiers and police stood outside Chinnaswamy Stadium in the Indian city of Bangalore, while fans endured body searches and went through metal detectors before passing through. Surveillance cameras monitored activity in and […]

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Indian Policeman Injured in Mob Attack Dies

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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An Indian police constable who was seriously injured during a massive demonstration against a brutal gang rape has died in a New Delhi hospital. Authorities say the policeman died Tuesday, two days after he was attacked by a mob that clashed with police. Sunday’s unrest took place as police struggled to control protesters who have […]

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India Shuts Roads, Metro to Clamp Down on Rape Protests

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian officials closed roads and metro stations Monday in central New Delhi, in an effort to end massive demonstrations over last week’s brutal gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old student. Police barricaded roads leading to India Gate, an imposing Arc de Triomphe-style war memorial in the center of the Indian capital, which has become […]

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Afghan Policewoman Kills American Adviser in Kabul

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan and NATO officials say a female Afghan police officer has killed an American adviser in the Afghan capital, in the first known “insider” attack by a woman. The coalition says a woman wearing a police uniform shot and killed a contracted civilian employee of NATO on Monday inside Kabul’s heavily guarded police headquarters. Afghan […]

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India Shuts Roads, Metro to Avoid Rape Protests

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials closed roads and metro stations Monday in central New Delhi, in an effort to put an end to the massive demonstrations about the brutal gang rape and beating last week of a 23-year-old female student. Police barricaded the roads leading to India Gate, an imposing Arc de Triomphe-style war memorial in the center […]

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Afghan Policewoman Kills American Adviser

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan and NATO officials say a female Afghan police officer has killed an American civilian adviser in the capital. Authorities say the policewoman killed the U.S. adviser Monday inside Kabul’s heavily guarded police headquarters. Officials say she was arrested by Afghan forces after the incident. Media reports say the suspect is a policewoman named Nargis […]

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Putin and Singh Meet in New Delhi

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Russia’s president and India’s prime minister held talks Monday in New Delhi. The meeting between Vladimir Putin and Manmohan Singh was expected to help Russia tighten defense ties and boost trade with India. Russia once held a virtual monopoly on on India’s arms market, but Moscow has recently lost several multi-billion dollar contracts to Western […]

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Afghan Policewoman Kills Foreign Adviser

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan and NATO officials say an Afghan policewoman has killed a foreign adviser in the capital. Authorities say the police officer killed the adviser Monday in Kabul’s police headquarters. Officials say the shooting is an apparent “insider attack” in which Afghan forces turn their weapons on a member of the Western coalition with whom they […]

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India’s Prime Minister Appeals for Calm

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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India’s prime minister called for calm and vowed to protect women Monday as he sought to tamp down growing public outrage over the gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old female student in New Delhi, India’s capital. Manmohan Singh, in a televised address, assured the nation that justice would be “delivered in this case” and […]

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