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Nearly 500 die in Algeria quake

Nearly500 people were killed and over 2,400 injured when a massive earthquake struck Algiers, the capital of Algeria, and nearby towns on Wednesday.As rescue workers toiled through the night,......

6 deadliest air crashes in recent times

The aviation industry is experiencing turbulent times. On Tuesday, a German Airbus carrying 148 onboard crashed into the French Alps. The French transport minister says that it is unlikely that......

9 bloody standoffs the world has seen

Two days after brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi barged into the office of French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo and slayed 12 people, including eight journalists and two cops, the French security......

Dangerous skies: 6 big crashes in a year!

Clearly, 2014 has been a highly turbulent year for the aviation industry. The year has witnessed two of the biggest and most mysterious airline mishaps in recent times.In the wake of the......

10 intense hostage situations from the past

An armed gunman on Monday took several people hostage at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Sydney and forced 2 people to hold what appeared to be a black flag bearing Islamic slogans written in Arabic in......

World's 10 cheapest cities to live in, 3 are from India

Image: A woman wearing a mask blows bubbles as she sells toys at along the roadside in Mumbai Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters     Some of the world’s most expensive cities and......

No stone to be left unturned to beef up aviation safety: IATA

With three air crashes in a week claiming over 460 lives, airlines' body IATA on Friday said the industry would leave no stone unturned to beef up aviation safety and security. "This has been a......

Oil India in talks to buy stake in Petroceltic's Algerian asset

Oil India Ltd is in talks with Irish exploration firm Petroceltic International Plc to acquire up to 20 per cent in an Algerian asset of the company for $170 million (Rs 1,010 crore today). This......

Most livable cities: Vancouver tops, Mumbai 117th

Australia and Canada are home to the world's top ten most liveable cities. Vancouver, the city which is hosting the Winter Olympics, is the world's best city to live in, according to a survey by......

US 'top dogs' in denial over public anger

It has been a good week for US plutocrats and technocrats. The Andrew Cuomo-prompted give-back of the bulk of the $165m in AIG bonuses appeased the angry, anti-bankster mob, and probably its......

First Hyderabad film fest saw good films

The week-long first Hyderabad International Film Festivalcame to an end on March 29. Ithad an interesting medley of films from different parts of the country and the world. Organised by the......

The man who put Assamese cinema on the world map

He had a doctorate in physics and taught atAssam's Guwahati University for a number of years. But Dr was better known as an accomplished short story writer, novelist, filmmaker, playwright......

17 Indian athletes for Afro-Asian Games

India will send a 17-member team to represent Asia in the second Afro-Asian Games, to be held in Algiers from July 28 to August 6.The list includes names such as Anju Bobby George, Krishna Punia,......

Ebola fears won't affect African Nations Cup schedule

A health worker brings a woman suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus to an ambulance in Monrovia, Liberia. Photograph: James Giahyue/Reuters African Nations Cup's organisers reportedly......

FIFA to meet over Henry handball, fixing probe

FIFA will hold an extraordinary meeting before next month's World Cup draw to discuss Thierry Henry's handball in the qualifiers and the discovery of a match-fixing ring by German police.The......

Cameroon retain Africa Games soccer title

Cameroon retained the All Africa Games soccer title following a laboured 1-0 victory over Guinea at the Blida stadium, 50 km (30 miles) east of the capital. Striker Ene Otobong received a pass near......

Zidane visits 'infatuated' Algeria

Zinedine Zidane flew in to Algeria on Monday to inspect charity projects on a visit warmly welcomed by a nation that has long seen the French footballer of Algerian ancestry as an icon of success.......
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Picasso valued at $140 mn heading to NYC auction

"Women of Algiers (Version O)" will hit the auction block on May 11. The vibrantly colorful work features a scantily attired female amid smaller... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/picasso-valued-at-usd-140m-heading-to-nyc-auction-115032500690_1.html
Five major aviation disasters since 2014

In the past one year several air crashes have claimed hundreds of lives. Here's a chronology of five major air disasters since 2014. March 2015... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/airbus-a320-crash-french-alps-aviation-germanwings-lufthansa/1/425562.html
6 deadliest air crashes in recent times

The aviation industry is experiencing turbulent times. On Tuesday, a German Airbus carrying 148 onboard crashed into the French Alps. The French... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-six-deadliest-air-crashes-in-recent-times/20150324.htm
Sellers Taking on Less Risk in European M&A

/PRNewswire/ -- Sellers in European M&A deals assumed less risk in 2014 as the region saw a major uplift in M&A deal value, according to a study... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=66031980
Another Plane Goes Down This Time In France With 148 People On Board. No Survivors Expected

In the wake of an Airbus A320 crash in French Alps, we ended up having a look at how 2014 and 2015 have been for the airline industry. Turns out,... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/world/of-skyfall-and-broken-families-is-2014-the-worst-year-for-civil-aviation-ever-229105.html

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