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Indian air force plane crash kills 5

The Associated Press
Mar 28 2014 - 2:42pm

NEW DELHI  -- An Indian air force cargo plane inducted into service three years ago crashed during a training mission Friday, killing all five crew members in the latest in a series of accidents that have hit the Indian armed forces.The C-130J Hercules plane went down 115 kilometers (72 miles) west of Gwalior air base in central India and the...

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Egyptians take to polls for new constitution

Maggie Michael, Sarah El Deeb, The Associated Press
Jan 14 2014 - 9:35am

CAIRO -- Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians voted Tuesday on a new constitution in a referendum that will pave the way for a likely presidential run by the nation's top general months after he ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

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India cracks down on American diplomats in retaliation

The Washington Post
Jan 9 2014 - 9:06am

NEW DELHI -- First, the Indian government yanked away security barricades from the U.S. Embassy. Then, it barred American diplomats from importing booze. And now, it is seeking to virtually shut down the local American club -- a beloved oasis of hamburgers, bowling, swimming and iced lattes in the middle of dusty Delhi.

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Indian air force plane crash kills 5

The Associated Press
Mar 28 2014 - 2:42pm

NEW DELHI  -- An Indian air force cargo plane inducted into service three years ago crashed during a training mission Friday, killing all five crew members in the latest in a series of accidents that have hit the Indian armed forces.The C-130J Hercules plane went down 115 kilometers (72 miles) west of Gwalior air base in central India and the...

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GALLERY: Kashmiri Indian Hindu pilgrims journey to sacred Amarnath cave

In this photo taken on Thursday, June 28, 2012, a Kashmiri horseman leads Indian Hindu pilgrims on horseback across a stream during the traditional journey to the Amarnath cave, near Panitarni, 135 kms (83 miles) from Srinagar, India. Thousands of pilgrims annually go to the remote Himalayan shrine of Amarnath at 3,888 m (12,756 ft) above sea level to worship an icy stalagmite representing Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

The Associated Press
Jul 5 2012 - 12:49pm

Kashmiri Indian Hindu pilgrims journey to sacred Amarnath cave, near Panitarni, 135 kms (83 miles) from Srinagar, India. Thousands of pilgrims annually go to the remote Himalayan shrine of Amarnath at 3,888 m (12,756 ft) above sea level to worship an icy stalagmite representing Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction.

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GALLERY: Maharashtra state government building on fire in Mumbai

Smoke billows from the headquarters of the Maharashtra state government in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 21, 2012. Hundreds of employees were evacuated Thursday from the seven-story government building as more than two dozen fire engines battled a major fire that raged for more than three hours in India's financial and entertainment capital. (AP Photo)

The Associated Press
Jun 21 2012 - 10:37am

Smoke billows from the headquarters of the Maharashtra state government after it caught fire in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 21, 2012.

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GALLERY: WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Exile Tibetans protest the visit by China's president Hu Jintao in India.

Tibetan Buddhist nuns and an exile woman cry as they plead with police before being detained during a demonstration against China in New Delhi, India, Monday, March 26, 2012. Earlier in the day a Tibetan exile man lit himself on fire and ran shouting through a protest in the Indian capital , just ahead of a visit by China's president Hu Jintao and following self-immolations in the Himalayan region against Beijing's rule. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

The Associated Press
Mar 26 2012 - 12:09pm

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Exile Tibetans protest the visit by China's president Hu Jintao in India after a man lit himself on fire.

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GALLERY: Celebrating Holi the festival of color in India

Hindu devotees pray and face a deity as colored powder is thrown on them while celebrating "Holi," the festival of color, crowd at the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) from New Delhi, India, Wednesday, March 7, 2012. Vrindavan is famous for Holi celebrations, where according to legend, the Hindu god Krishna played Holi with his consort Radha. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

The Associated Press
Mar 7 2012 - 11:42am

Celebrating Holi the festival of color in India

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GALLERY: Tibet New Year

Exiled Tibetan students have slogans painted on their bodies as they take part in a day-long hunger strike on the first day of the Tibetan New Year, at a Buddhist temple in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. Tibet's exiled government in India called on Tibetans this year to shun celebrations for their traditional new year, which started Wednesday. Instead, Tibetans are urged to pray for those living under Chinese rule. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

The Associated Press
Feb 24 2012 - 11:20am

Tibet New Year Wednesday, February 22, 2012 in Katmandu, Nepal, and Dharmsala, India.

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