News: 09-Sep-09

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  1. Parties Slam Modi Govt for Ishrat Jahan Killing
    NEW DELHI — Political parties, with the exception of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Tuesday slammed the Gujarat government and demanded that Chief Minister Narendra Modi resign for the June 2004 killing of Mumbai collegian Ishrat Jahan in a “fake encounter”.
  2. Ex-premier Sharif ‘met with Osama’
    A former Pakistani intelligence officer has claimed that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had met at least five times with ex-premier Nawaz Sharif over the past years.
  3. ‘Trousers’ female journalist freed in Sudan
    The Sudanese Union of Journalists has secured the release of a female reporter jailed over refusing to pay a fine for wearing “indecent” trousers in public.
  4. Muslims construct sh650m mosque
    Masaka muslims lead district security officials on a tour around the new mosque
  5. Trial set for former Bosnian leader; the killer of 8,000 Muslims
    judge yesterday rejected a plea from former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for more time to prepare his defense and ordered his long-awaited war-crimes trial to begin next month.
  6. Controversy over Hugo Chavez entering the Shrine of Imam Rida (a)
    The head of the Latin American sub-section of Iran’s foreign Ministry stated that there is no problem with Chavez visiting the shrine of Imam Rida (a) because he has repetitively announced that he is a believing monotheistic Christian. He stated: “Insisting on presenting someone as an atheist is incorrect.
  7. Palestinian Minister Accuses Israel of Organ Theft
    A Palestinian minister on Tuesday accused Israel of trafficking the organs of Palestinians, after a similar report by a Swedish newspaper triggered a diplomatic row.
  8. Roadside bombs kill four US soldiers in Iraq
    Four American soldiers have been killed in two separate roadside bomb attacks in northern Iraq and the capital city of Baghdad, the US army says.
  9. Iraqi police Chief killed in explosion
    A high-ranking Iraqi police officer and three of his colleagues have been killed in a bomb explosion near the northern oil-rich city of Kirkuk.
  10. PKK rebels kill six Turkish soldiers
    Six Turkish soldiers have been killed and five others injured by Kurdish separatist rebels on two separate fronts.

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