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Animals Sacrificed In Nepal To Bring Good Luck
Associated Press
KATMANDU, Nepal, Nov 28 : Birds and other animals are being slaughtered in huge numbers at a festival in Nepal where devotees believe the sacrifices bring good luck and grant wishes.

Tens of thousands of animals are expected to be ritually killed during the two-day festival that began Friday in the fields near Gadhimai temple in the jungles of Bara district about 160 miles (100 miles) south of Katmandu.
Violence In China Continued Despite Crackdown
BEIJING, Nov 28: Chinese authorities say in a six-month report card on their security crackdown in Xinjiang that they busted 115 terrorist gangs before they could unleash violence. But tallies of death tolls in the ethnically tense region suggest the violence has continued, and may even have intensified.

Information from the region is routinely suppressed so experts caution against any firm conclusions about the level of violence in the far western region that is home to 10 million members of the Muslim Uighur minority, who chafe under what they consider suppression by China´s ethnic majority Han. However, both Chinese state-run media and foreign outlets who monitor Xinjiang have continued to report a stream of deadly clashes.
Namibia Votes In Election Favoring Ruling Party
Associated Press
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 28: The southern African nation of Namibia is voting in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.

Some 1.2 million Namibians, nearly half the population, are eligible to vote in Friday´s elections.
9 Dead In Kashmir Gunbattle Between Rebels, Army
Associated Press
SRINAGAR, India, Nov 27: Heavily armed suspected militants fought a fierce gunbattle with soldiers in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Thursday, and three civilians were among the nine dead, authorities said.

Some of the militants were still holed up in an abandoned bunker in Jammu region and were firing at the Indian soldiers in Arnia sector, said an officer who spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to talk to reporters.
Putin's Tiger Ravages Goat Farm In Northeast China
BEIJING, Nov 27:  Ustin, a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is behaving badly in his new home in northeastern China.

The tiger, one of two to enter China from Russia´s Amur border region, bit and killed 15 goats and left another three missing on Sunday and Monday on a farm in Heilongjiang province´s Fuyuan county, China´s official Xinhua News Agency reported.
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