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We have started to collect the most important news related to India in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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High alert on India's water borders

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 8:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The BBC's Soutik Biswas travelled to the disputed Sir Creek on India's western borders with Pakistani to check out the security preparedness of troops.
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South Asia rivals are due to meet

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 11:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan are due to meet on the sidelines of a regional summit in Bhutan.
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Relief for India sex row actress

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 6:33

India's Supreme Court dismisses cases against a Tamil actress who supported the right of women to have pre-marital sex.
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IPL chief vows cricket 'clean-up'

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 4:21

The interim chief of the highly lucrative Indian Premier League says a clean-up of the scandal-hit cricket tournament has begun.
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India holds diplomat for 'spying'

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 14:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

India arrests one of its diplomats on charges of spying for Pakistan as the two countries' leaders prepare for a regional summit.
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Indian strike over food prices

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 10:04

Nationwide protests over the rising price of food and fuel hits various Indian states, disrupting some transport services.
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IPL chief faces corruption probe

Monday, April 26th 2010, 15:36

Indian cricket officials demand suspended IPL chairman Lalit Modi answer corruption accusations, as an interim head is appointed.
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Indian cricket suspends IPL chief

Monday, April 26th 2010, 7:15

India's cricket board suspends IPL chief Lalit Modi over corruption allegations in the worst crisis in the Indian game since 2000.
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India uproar over 'phone tapping'

Monday, April 26th 2010, 7:03

India's opposition parties disrupt parliament over reports of secret phone-tapping by the government.
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Village voice

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 23:31

Indian tribals make the news via mobile phone
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Biswas on India

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 21:25

Why Indian cricket needs complete reform
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Chennai Super Kings win IPL final

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 20:27

Suresh Raina's unbeaten innings of 57 helps Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs to win the final of the 2010 Indian Premier League.
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Amnesty says UAE abused Indians

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 18:15
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Rights group Amnesty International says authorities in the United Arab Emirates abused 17 Indian murder suspects.
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Remote state in vanguard of India's mobile phone love affair

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 17:08

More than half the population of the tiny north-eastern state of Mizoram is now using a mobile phone, officials say.
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In pictures

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 14:23

The Indian temple town bidding for UN heritage status
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Kashmir strike over death penalty

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 10:15

A strike in Indian-administered Kashmir is called after the death penalty was awarded to two Kashmiris for a 1996 Delhi blast.
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India state clashes over quarry

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 6:42

Clashes erupt between people in Muslim villages and tribespeople amid tension over quarrying in India's West Bengal state.
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Tax officials question IPL chief

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 6:17

Investigators grill the chief of the Indian Premier League (IPL) over allegations of corruption linked to the lucrative cricket tournament.
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US warning over India 'attacks'

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 4:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US warns of "increased indications" that "terrorists" are planning attacks in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Currying favour

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 23:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Can UK's national dish delight Indian palates?
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India steps up tax probe into IPL

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 17:10
related places: Mumbai

Indian tax officials widen their investigation into alleged corruption in the Indian Premier League as semi-finals begin.
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India sex scandal guru arrested

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 12:41

Police in India say a Hindu holy man facing charges of obscenity over a video sex scandal has been arrested.
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Delhi protest over high food cost

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 8:14

Thousands of people gather in the Indian capital to take part in an opposition rally to protest against rising food prices.
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Chaplin town

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 17:13

Silent movie star's biggest fans celebrate in India
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India ex-minister 'conscience clear'

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 9:28

Indian ex-minister Shashi Tharoor says he did nothing "improper" in his first comments since quitting over a cricket scandal.
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Indian central bank raises rates

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 6:37

The Reserve Bank of India raises key interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in an attempt to curb inflation.
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Foetuses 'found dumped' in India

Monday, April 19th 2010, 17:29

Authorities in Indian say they have recovered more than a dozen human foetuses in the western city of Ahmedabad.
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India orders IPL financing probe

Monday, April 19th 2010, 15:45

India orders an investigation into the financing of the Indian Premier League (IPL) following allegations of corruption.
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Biswas on India

Monday, April 19th 2010, 14:54

How UN high flier came unstuck over cricket and politics
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India cricket row minister quits

Monday, April 19th 2010, 10:00

An Indian junior government minister resigns over allegations of corruption in the country's premier cricket league.
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IPL semis switched after blasts

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 11:23
related places: Bangalore, Mumbai

The Indian Premier League semi-finals are moved from Bangalore to Mumbai amid security fears following two explosions outside the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
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'Untouchable' champion of India's poor

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 0:54

Chris Morris examines India's caste issues brought into focus by a controversial politician.
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'Bomb' targets India cricket game

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 11:59
related places: Bangalore

A bomb explodes outside a cricket stadium in the Indian city of Bangalore, injuring at least eight people, police say.
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India 'human sacrifice' suspected

Friday, April 16th 2010, 6:31

The severed head and torso of a man is found in a temple in India's West Bengal state in what police say is a case of 'human sacrifice'.
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Losing goodwill?

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 23:43

Call for tough action against Indian Maoists
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India's cryogenic launch fails

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 13:21

India's bid to launch a satellite into orbit for the first time using a cryogenic engine fails, scientists say.
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Opposition disrupts India debate

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 10:17

An opening session of the Indian parliament is disrupted by opposition parties protesting over a series of issues.
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Hunt for South Asia storm victims

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 5:26
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Rescuers look for survivors after a powerful storm kills 130 people in India and Bangladesh over the last two days, officials say.
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At least 100 dead in India storm

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 21:18
related places: At

At least 100 people die in a powerful storm that ravages the border of India and Bangladesh, officials say.
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School bombings

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 8:40

Indian students urge Maoists to leave them to learn
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India PM rules out Pakistan talks

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 6:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

Indian PM Manmohan Singh rules out talks with Pakistan until it acts against the Mumbai attackers.
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Indian minister in IPL team row

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 9:03

An Indian minister says the head of the Indian Premier League tried to block the winning bid for one of the tournament's new teams.
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Indian minister in IPL team row

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 9:03

An Indian minister says the head of the Indian Premier League tried to block the winning bid for one of the tournament's new teams.
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India and Pakistan leaders meet

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 4:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The prime ministers of rivals India and Pakistan meet at a nuclear security summit in Washington.
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Sporting stars wed after South Asia cross-border romance

Monday, April 12th 2010, 16:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Hyderabad

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza marries Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik after a drama which saw him divorce another woman.
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Biswas on India

Monday, April 12th 2010, 9:59

Why tiger spotting in India is becoming difficult
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Indian states hit by heat wave

Monday, April 12th 2010, 5:43

A severe heat wave hits parts of northern India with temperatures in many places reaching more than 40C (104F).
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US hears India Pakistan concerns

Monday, April 12th 2010, 4:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

India's PM expresses concerns about neighbouring Pakistan to President Obama ahead of a nuclear security summit.
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India's 3G auction gets under way

Friday, April 9th 2010, 13:44

Major mobile phone operators begin placing bids in India's multi-billion-dollar auction for third generation (3G) licences.
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India minister takes attack blame

Friday, April 9th 2010, 10:45

India's Home Minister says he takes "full responsibility" for the killing of 76 paramilitary troops in a Maoist ambush on Tuesday.
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In the crossfire

Friday, April 9th 2010, 7:06

Plight of Indian villagers caught in Maoist insurgency
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Seized Korea tanker near Somalia

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 3:09
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

South Korea says a huge oil tanker, hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, anchors off the Somali coast.
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Cricketer Malik 'divorces first wife' ahead of celebrity wedding

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 18:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik 'divorces' another woman ahead of his planned marriage to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza.
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India eyes cryogenic launch

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 16:42

India is to launch a satellite next week, powered for the first time by a cryogenic engine developed by its scientists.
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India army 'not to fight Maoists'

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 12:49

India says it has no plans to deploy troops to fight Maoists, a day after the rebels killed 76 paramilitary police.
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Mumbai gunmen 'secretly buried'

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 18:56
related places: Mumbai

The unclaimed bodies of nine gunmen killed in the 2008 attacks on Mumbai were secretly buried in January, Indian officials say.
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Maoists kill 75 Indian soldiers

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 17:27
related places: At

Maoist rebels kill at least 75 soldiers in central India in their worst ever attack on the country's security forces.
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Shadow cyber spy network revealed

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 16:44
related countries: China China

A cyber-espionage network based in China stole documents from India's defence ministry and the Dalai Lama, researchers say.
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Geithner boosts India trade ties

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:23
related countries: United States United States

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will push India to open its markets in his first visit to India since assuming office.
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Korea ship reaches Somali pirates

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 2:42
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, North Korea North Korea, Somalia Somalia

A South Korean navy warship catches up with an oil tanker, hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean on Sunday.
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Korea ship chases Somali pirates

Monday, April 5th 2010, 15:35
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, Somalia Somalia
related places: Seoul

A huge South Korean oil tanker has been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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Threat to Asia celebrity wedding

Monday, April 5th 2010, 15:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police question cricketer Shoaib Malik over claims he is already married ahead of his wedding to tennis star Sania Mirza.
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Maoist mine kills Indian police

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 13:58

Suspected Maoist rebels kill at least 10 Indian policemen in a landmine attack in the eastern state of Orissa, officials say.
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Kashmir railway tracks blown up

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 4:10

Separatist militants blow up a section of railway track in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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India launches biometric census

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 13:43

India launches a census in which every person over the age of 15 will be fingerprinted to create a biometric national database.
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Biswas on India

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 8:33

Why epic census is a major achievement
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India launches right to education

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 5:48

A landmark law which makes education a fundamental right for children comes into effect in India.
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Death for India 'honour killings'

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 15:08

Five Indian men are sentenced to death for the 2007 murder of a couple who married against the wishes of village elders.
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Somali pirates in Indian 'hijack'

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 12:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Indian authorities say they are trying to verify reports that Somali pirates have seized several Indian boats and more than 100 sailors.
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India guru quits after sex claims

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 8:23

A Hindu holy man in India quits as head of a religious organisation after police launch a probe into allegations of obscenity.
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India PM assassin plea rejected

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 6:06

Indian authorities reject a request for early release made by the woman convicted over the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.
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Sport united - India and Pakistan stars to wed

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 5:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza is to get married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in a month's time, her family confirms.
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Curfew imposed after India clash

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 3:52
related places: Hyderabad

A curfew is imposed in the Indian city of Hyderabad after one person is killed and several injured in religious clashes.
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Death penalty for Indians in UAE

Monday, March 29th 2010, 12:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

A court in the United Arab Emirates sentences 17 Indian nationals to death for killing a Pakistani man.
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Calcutta fire death toll hits 42

Monday, March 29th 2010, 9:36
related places: Calcutta

The death toll in a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta last week rises to 42 with the recovery of more bodies.
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Panel 'satisfied' with Modi probe

Monday, March 29th 2010, 5:14

The chief of a panel probing the 2002 riots in India's Gujarat state says he is "satisfied" with the questioning of the chief minister.
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Modi questioned at riot inquiry

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 16:48

The chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, is questioned by a panel investigating 2002 riots.
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India's Jesus

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 12:08
related places: Srinagar

Did Christ really visit Kashmir in his 'missing years'?
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Maoist hunt

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 0:42

The massive army assault in India's jungles
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India mosque 'provocation' claim

Friday, March 26th 2010, 15:54
related places: Ayodhya

An Indian police officer claims a politician made a provocative speech shortly before the 1992 sacking of a mosque in Ayodhya.
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Chawla named in India's T20 squad

Friday, March 26th 2010, 10:22

India have named leg-spinner Piyush Chawla in their 15-man squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies.
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Two arrested over Calcutta fire

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 4:37
related places: Calcutta

Two caretakers are arrested in connection with a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta, which has claimed 24 lives, the police say.
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Calcutta fire toll goes up to 24

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 14:37
related places: Calcutta

At least 24 people died in a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta, police say.
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India's stun grenade chillis 'have other uses' too

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 12:47

Indian scientists say that the same chillis used to make stun grenades can also be used for numerous other purposes.
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Disputed Bay of Bengal island disappears under rising seas

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 12:43

Global warming claims a tiny island disputed by India and Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal, scientists say.
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Bay of Bengal island 'disappears'

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 10:39

Scientists in India say that there is one fewer territorial dispute in the world with the disappearance of a Bay of Bengal island.
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India rebels clash with policemen

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 8:26
related places: At

At least three policemen are killed in a clash with Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Orrisa, police say.
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Calcutta city fire 'kills seven'

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 17:41
related places: At, Calcutta

At least seven people die in a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta's famous Park Street, fire service officials say.
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Somali pirates move towards India

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 13:12
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates hijack a ship 1,800km off the African coast - closer to India than Africa, says the EU's naval force.
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