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TRAIN HORROR: Two bombs exploded aboard a train travelling from India to Pakistan yesterday, sparking a fire that killed at least 66 passengers in what the Indian government called an "act of terrorism".

The explosion came just before Pakistani Foreign Minister Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri was due in New Delhi for talks with Indian leaders to push forward the slow-moving peace process. - Reuters

GRISLY FIND: Police in India were yesterday investigating a hospital's involvement in illegal female foeticide after 437 baby bones were dug up near the complex.

Police began unearthing bones at the weekend from Christian Medical Hospital in central Madhya Pradesh state after a tip-off that medical staff were carrying out illegal abortions. - Sapa-AFP

DIM PROSPECTS: Israeli-Palestinian talks hosted by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice ended yesterday with a vague promise to meet again, but little sign of progress on reviving stalled peace moves.

The talks, attended by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, cast a new cloud over prospects for peace with Israel. - Reuters

BOMBINGS SUSPECT: British police said yesterday they had arrested a suspect in connection with a series of letter bomb attacks that injured eight people.

The suspect was held in Cambridge following attacks dating back to January. - Sapa-AFP


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