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Militants Attack NATO Oil Tankers in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 13 (BNA) - Taliban militants in Afghanistan''s eastern Wardak province have destroyed more than 20 NATO tankers carrying fuel to US-led soldiers stationed in the country.
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Landslide Kills Seven in China
Beijing, June 13 (BNA) - A landslide triggered by the tropical storm Sarika killed seven people in east China''s Fujian Province Sunday, local authorities said early Monday.
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Fluorescent fish glows to show feminising chemicals up
London, June. 12 (BNA) -- For people worried about the feminising effect of oestrogen-like chemicals in the water there is now a modern-day equivalent of the canary in the coal mine: a genetically modified fish in a bowl.
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Shortest Man in the World Enters Guinness Book of Records
Manila, June 12 (BNA) - A 59,93 cm tall Filipino blacksmith has become the shortest man in the world after turning 18 today.
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Ban Expresses Concern Over Violence in Syria
Colombia, June 12 (BNA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has expressed his concerns over Syrian unrest. Ban said that he had spoken to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and asked him "to take necessary measures to reflect the will of the people.
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Indonesian President to Visit Japan
Jakarta, June 12 (BNA) - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will embark on an official visit to Japan next Wednesday at an official invitation from Emperor Akihito of Japan.
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Ehud Barak Heads to China
Occupied Jerusalem, June 12 (BNA) - Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is to meet Chinese counterpart Liang Guanglie to discuss Iranian threat, peace process and defense ties.
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Cat lovers given new drug hope of 'beating their allergy to their pets'
London, June. 12 (BNA) -- Cat lovers allergic to their pets have been given hope of a cure after scientists developed a drug that stops reactions rather than just treat symptons. British researchers discovered how the animals trigger allergies in different people after they isolated a part of a cell related to minute particles of cat skin.
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Fighter Jets Intercept Plane Near Presidential Retreat in Camp David
Washington, June 12 (BNA) - Two F-15 fighter jets intercepted a small aircraft wandered into the airspace of Camp David, Maryland, while US President Barack Obama was there on Saturday, US authorities said.
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Al-Qaeda East African Leader Killed
Mogadishu, June 12 (BNA) - Al-Qaeda mastermind behind the 1998 bombings of US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was killed this week at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu by Somali forces.
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