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Sunday, 1 August 2010





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

Former US President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attend daughter Chelsea Clinton and her fiance Marc Mezvinsky's pre-wedding party at the Beekman Arms Inn on July 30, 2010 in Rhinebeck, New York. AFP

Venezuela positions troops along Colombian border

Venezuelan troops were in position along the Venezuela-Colombia border Saturday after President Hugo Chavez ordered their deployment and accused his outgoing Colombian counterpart of being "capable of anything."

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Greek military mobilised to supply fuel amid strike

Greece is to mobilise military vehicles to restore fuel supplies cut by a lorry drivers' strike, officials have said. Army lorries and naval vessels will ensure the supply of fuel to "critical sectors", the government said after a crisis cabinet meeting. Earlier, lorry drivers defied an emergency order from the government to end their strike.

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Curfew in Indian Kashmir as fourth protester dies

Troops enforced a curfew in major towns in Indian Kashmir on Saturday as a fourth person died from injuries suffered when soldiers opened fire to quell demonstrators the previous day. Three people were killed Friday in two separate incidents when security forces opened fire to disperse angry anti-India protesters in the northern towns of Sopore and Patan.

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