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dateline: 12 February 2013:
Hindu Pilgrims Killed In Stampede

dateline: 05 February 2013:
Match-Fixing Rampant In Football

dateline: 29 January 2013:
Hundreds Die In Brazil Nightclub Fire

dateline: 22 January 2013:
Algerian Hostage Crisis Ends

dateline: 15 January 2013:
Cubans Get Freedom Of Movement

dateline: 08 January 2013:
Nations Expect 2013 Cyberattacks

dateline: 01 January 2013:
Protests In India After Gang Rape

dateline: 25 December 2012:
World Survives Doomsday

dateline: 18 December 2012:
26 Killed In Connecticut School Shooting

dateline: 11 December 2012:
Australian DJs Apologize For Hoax

dateline: 04 December 2012:
Prince William And Duchess Kate Are Expecting

dateline: 27 November 2012:
Missing Island in Coral Sea

dateline: 20 November 2012:
Israel-Gaza Conflict Escalates

dateline: 13 November 2012:
Barack Obama Re-elected As President

dateline: 06 November 2012:
Blindfolded Boy Chooses Next Egyptian Pope

dateline: 30 October 2012:
Americans Brace For Hurricane Sandy

dateline: 23 October 2012:
Ivory Seizure Worth Millions

dateline: 16 October 2012:
Skydiver Breaks The Speed Of Sound

dateline: 09 October 2012:
“Gangnam Style” Artist To Release English Single

dateline: 02 October 2012:
UN Warns About Demographic Shift

dateline: 25 September 2012:
Arctic Ice Hits Record Low

dateline: 18 September 2012:
Protests Escalate Over Anti-Islam Film

dateline: 11 September 2012:
US Broadcaster Criticized for Paralympics Coverage

dateline: 04 September 2012:
Organic Foods Have Same Nutritional Value

dateline: 28 August 2012:
Lance Armstrong Gives Up Doping Fight

dateline: 21 August 2012:
Limbless Swimmer Links Five Continents

dateline: 14 August 2012:
Twin Earthquakes Hit Iran

dateline: 07 August 2012:
Michael Phelps Becomes Most Decorated Olympian

dateline: 31 July 2012:
Soldiers Fill Empty Seats At Olympic Games

dateline: 24 July 2012:
Gunman Terrorizes Moviegoers At Batman Film

dateline: 17 July 2012:
Google Executive Becomes Yahoo CEO

dateline: 10 July 2012:
Disney Comes To North Korea

dateline: 03 July 2012:
Spain Wins 2012 Euro Cup

dateline: 26 June 2012:
Egypt Celebrates First Freely Elected President

dateline: 19 June 2012:
Daredevil Makes History Over Niagara Falls

dateline: 12 June 2012:
Manhunt For Canadian Killer Ends In Berlin

dateline: 05 June 2012:
River Pageant Celebrates Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

dateline: 29 May 2012:
Disappointing Week After Facebook IPO

dateline: 22 May 2012:
Italian University To Become English

dateline: 15 May 2012:
Asian Nations Begin Free-Trade Talk

dateline: 08 May 2012:
Putin Reclaims Russian Presidency

dateline: 01 May 2012:
NYC Tower Surpasses Empire State Building

dateline: 24 April 2012:
Super-Energy-Saving Bulb Released on Earth Day

dateline: 17 April 2012:
Japan’s “Black Widow” Sentenced To Death

dateline: 10 April 2012:
Canadian Penny To Be Phased Out

dateline: 03 April 2012:
Pilot Meltdown Results In Emergency Landing

dateline: 27 March 2012:
“Titanic” Director Takes Deep Sea Voyage

dateline: 20 March 2012:
Belgium Mourns Bus Crash Victims

dateline: 13 March 2012:
US Soldier Murders 16 in Afghanistan

dateline: 06 March 2012:
US Midwest Devastated by Tornadoes

dateline: 28 February 2012:
Osama Bin Laden’s Compound Demolished

dateline: 21 February 2012:
Hundreds Die In Honduras Prison Fire

dateline: 14 February 2012:
54th Grammys Dedicated To Whitney Houston

dateline: 07 February 2012:
Cold Snap Hits Europe

dateline: 31 January 2012:
Afghan Family Convicted of Honour Killings in Canada

dateline: 24 January 2012:
Baby Boom Expected For Year Of The Dragon

dateline: 17 January 2012:
Cruise Ship Disaster in Italy

dateline: 10 January 2012:
Bungee Jumper Survives New Year’s Accident

dateline: 03 January 2012:
Syrian Crisis Monitored By Arab League

dateline: 27 December 2011:
Brazil’s Economy Overtakes UK’s

dateline: 20 December 2011:
Final US Troops Leave Iraq

dateline: 13 December 2011:
North Korea Calls Tree Lighting ‘Propaganda’

dateline: 06 December 2011:
Thousands Evacuated In Germany Due To WWII Bombs

dateline: 29 November 2011:
US Pakistan Relations Worsen

dateline: 22 November 2011:
Cigarette Giant Sues Australian Government

dateline: 15 November 2011:
Mario Monti To Replace Italy’s Prime Minister

dateline: 08 November 2011:
Balloons Replace Grenades In Nairobi

dateline: 01 November 2011:
Occupy Protests Become A Movement

dateline: 25 October 2011:
Mass Killings Discovered After Gaddafi’s Death

dateline: 18 October 2011:
Bystanders Pass By Toddler After Hit And Run

dateline: 11 October 2011:
Apple Fans Mourn The Loss Of Steve Jobs

dateline: 04 October 2011:
Amanda Knox Acquitted

dateline: 27 September 2011:
Last Bullfight In Catalonia

dateline: 20 September 2011:
Violence Escalates In Yemen

dateline: 13 September 2011:
9/11 Memorial Opens To Public

dateline: 06 September 2011:
Bolivia Holds ‘Day Of The Pedestrian’

dateline: 30 August 2011:
Beyoncé Reveals Baby Bump

dateline: 23 August 2011:
400 Entries Added To 100-Year-Old Dictionary

dateline: 16 August 2011:
High Profile Judge Murdered In Brazil

dateline: 09 August 2011:
US Credit Rating Downgraded

dateline: 02 August 2011:
Passengers Survive Crash Landing In Guyana

dateline: 26 July 2011:
Norway Attacked By Terrorist

dateline: 19 July 2011:
Japan Wins Women’s World Cup

dateline: 12 July 2011:
“News Of The World” Shuts Down

dateline: 05 July 2011:
Thailand Elects First Female Prime Minister

dateline: 28 June 2011:
Man Pays 1.8 Million for Michael Jackson’s Thriller Jacket

dateline: 21 June 2011:
Iceland Using Social Media to Rebuild Constitution

dateline: 14 June 2011:
Contortionist Arrested in Spain

dateline: 07 June 2011:
Four-Year-Old’s Paintings Worth $10,000

dateline: 31 May 2011:
E. Coli Outbreak Leaves Hundreds Ill In Germany

dateline: 24 May 2011:
Toddler Dies After Being Left In Hot Car

dateline: 17 May 2011:
Kenya’s Marathon Star Falls to his Death

dateline: 10 May 2011:
Canadian Survives 49 Days in the Wilderness

dateline: 03 May 2011:
US Government Claims To Have Killed Osama Bin Laden

dateline: 26 April 2011:
Colonel Gaddafi’s Compound Destroyed

dateline: 20 April 2011:
London Orchestra To Record Anthems

dateline: 12 April 2011:
World Bank Wants to Refocus Aid

dateline: 05 April 2011:
Air France Wreckage Found

dateline: 29 March 2011:
Thousands of Migrants Flee to Italy

dateline: 22 March 2011:
Famous Polar Bear ‘Knut’ Dies Suddenly


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