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Frank Jack Daniel

Frank Jack Daniel

    Pope Francis names first Sri Lankan saint
    Pope Francis names first Sri Lankan saint
    Pope Francis named the first saint to come from Sri Lanka at a waterfront Mass for more than half a million people in Colombo on...
    Threats, bombs and tradition obstructing Afghan women's cricket
    Threats, bombs and tradition obstructing Afghan women's cricket
    The story of Afghan cricket is a rare bright spot in the troubled country's recent past, full of unlikely successes and glory that have helped...
    Zuma returns from fractious Sri Lanka Commonwealth summit
    Zuma returns from fractious Sri Lanka Commonwealth summit
    President Jacob Zuma has returned home from his working visit to Sri Lanka, the presidency said on Monday.
    India denies alleged kickbacks from $750m helicopter deal
    India denies alleged kickbacks from $750m helicopter deal
    The deal has been suspended by the Defence Ministry over allegations of kickbacks.
    Indian gang-rape victim's father wants her identity known
    Indian gang-rape victim's father wants her identity known
    The 23-year-old physiotherapy student died on December 28 in a Singapore hospital, two weeks after a gang rape on a moving bus in New Delhi that...
    India offers large loan and praise for Burma reforms
    India offers large loan and praise for Burma reforms
    India promised Burma a $500-million credit line to improve infrastructure on Friday and praised steps towards democracy by its reclusive neighbour,...
    Chávez, Gadaffi seek new world order
    Chávez, Gadaffi seek new world order
    Venezuela's socialist President Hugo Chávez urged colleagues from Africa and South America to help form a "multipolar" world on Saturday at a...
    Ecuador's Correa wins re-election, faces tough times
    Ecuador's Correa wins re-election, faces tough times
    Ecuador's President Rafael Correa sailed to a re-election victory on Sunday but will face tough times during his second term as a weak economy...
    US sanctions Chávez aides in growing crisis
    US sanctions Chávez aides in growing crisis
    The United States escalated a major diplomatic crisis with Venezuela on Friday, imposing sanctions on aides to President Hugo Chávez in...
    Plane carrying 46 believed crashed in Venezuela
    Plane carrying 46 believed crashed in Venezuela
    A Venezuelan passenger plane with 46 people aboard went missing and likely crashed in a remote mountain region soon after taking off from an Andean...
    Venezuela halts oil supplies to Exxon Mobil
    Venezuela halts oil supplies to Exxon Mobil
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez stopped oil exports to Exxon Mobil on Tuesday, escalating a multibillion-dollar fight with the United States...
    Centre-leftist beats general at Guatemala vote
    Centre-leftist beats general at Guatemala vote
    Centre-leftist Alvaro Colom won Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, denying power to a retired general who had sought to unleash the army...