BEIJING - A coal mine safety official in China was Wednesday sentenced to life in prison for taking nine million yuan ($1.35 million) in bribes, a media report said.
Casal di Principe (Italy), Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Italian Police Wednesday arrested fugitive mafia boss Antonio Iovine near the country's southern Caserta city. He had been on the run for 14 years.
Vatican City, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday made an appeal for a Pakistani Christian mother of five who has been sentenced to death for blasphemy after she collected water from a well to be drunk by Muslims.
DERA BASSI - A case of negligence was registered against the management of a pharmaceutical company here Wednesday for the death of its two workers in a fire in its premises in Punjab's Mohali district, police said.
NEW DELHI - Delhi Finance Minister A.K. Walia Wednesday denied an allegation that the owner of a building which collapsed in east Delhi, killing 67 people earlier this week, had informed him about water stagnation in its basement.
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