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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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Malaysian girl dies during exorcism ritual


August 7th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A three-year-old Malaysian girl has died after seven members of her family allegedly suffocated her during an exorcism ritual, the Daily Mail reported.The ritual took place ... Read more...

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Yemen faces isolation over Al Qaeda war: UNSC


June 13th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemen faces international isolation in case efforts to stabilise the situation in the country and reform its law enforcement agencies fall through, the UN ... Read more...

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Yemen to get over $3 billion Saudi Arabian aid


May 24th, 2012 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced to give over $3 billion aid to its unrest-ridden neighbour Yemen for developmental works, according to official SABA news agency.During "the Friends ... Read more...

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96 dead in Yemen military parade bombing (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 21 (IANS) At least 96 soldiers were killed and 300 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a rehearsal Monday for a military parade in ... Read more...

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ABD eyeing 10 pc market share


April 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) After its all-India foray into the semi premium whiskey market last August, Allied Blenders and Distillers (ABD), the country's third largest spirits company, is eyeing a ... Read more...

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ABD to launch semi-premium whiskey in Nigeria


April 24th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Allied Blenders and Distillers (ABD), India's third largest spirits company, is to launch 'Officer's Choice Blue', a semi-premium whiskey, in Nigeria and Malaysia within a couple ... Read more...

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China’s GDP growth to hit 8.5 percent this year: ADB (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China's economic growth is set to moderate slightly over the next two years but will exceed 8 percent on the back of strong investment, rising private ... Read more...

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Osama’s family jailed for illegal stay in Pakistan


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters were Monday sentenced to 45 days in jail for illegally living in Pakistan.Senior Civil ... Read more...

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Court permits Osama’s widow to meet brother


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) A court Thursday permitted slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's brother-in-law to meet his sister, a media report said.The Islamabad High Court allowed Zakarya ... Read more...

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Yemen’s Saleh hands over power to new president


February 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 27 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Monday marked the end of his 33-year rule in the Middle East nation by formally handing over power to newly-elected president ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber hits Yemen’s presidential palace


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Aden, Feb 25 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up a car outside the presidential palace in Yemen's Hadramout province Saturday, killing at least 20 Republican Guards and injuring dozens of ... Read more...

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Hadi elected as Yemen’s new president


February 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Sana`a, Feb 24 (IANS) Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was elected as Yemen's new president with 6.6 million people voting in his favour, said the country's Supreme Committee for Elections and Referendum ... Read more...

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India seeks Mauritius investment in key sectors


February 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India Tuesday urged Mauritius, the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI), to further boost investments in in manufacturing, agro-processing, information technology and pharma ... Read more...

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ABD launches new brandy in Kerala


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) India's third largest spirits company, Allied Blenders and Distillers Pvt. Ltd., Thursday announced its foray into the semi-premium brandy segment in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh with ... Read more...

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Outgoing Yemen president heads to US for medical treatment


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 23 (IANS) Yemen's outgoing president Ali Abdullah Saleh has left the country for medical treatment in the US, the president's press secretary said.Saleh left the Sana'a international airport ... Read more...

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Obama condoles death of Saudi crown prince


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has expressed his "deepest condolences" on the death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, said a statement issued by ... Read more...

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Durand Cup prize money increased


September 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The winner's prize money for the 124th edition of the Durand Cup has been increased four-fold from Rs.5 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs while the overall ... Read more...

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Osama plotted attack on 10th anniversary of 9/11


July 15th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was plotting an attack on the US this year on the 10th anniversary of the Sep 11, 2001, deadly attacks, a media ... Read more...

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ADB concerned about food price hike, inflation


June 30th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is concerned about food price hike and inflation not only in India but in the whole of Asia, a top executive ... Read more...

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Senior al-Qaeda member put ‘jihad over sex’ by taking “impotence” injections


April 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): One of al-Qaeda's most senior members held at Guantánamo, who used to directly report to Osama bin Laden, took injections "to promote impotence" to avoid being "distracted" by ... Read more...

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Envoys of eight nations present credentials to President Patil


December 8th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.8 (ANI): Envoys of eight nations presented credentials to President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.The envoys who presented their credentials were: Ambassador of ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: Krishan, Manpreet in semis


November 21st, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian boxers continued to impress as Vikas Krishan and Manpreet Singh moved into the semifinals of the 60 kg and 91 kg categories at the Asian Games here ... Read more...

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Malaysia slaps ‘no sexuality’ rider for allowing Adam Lambert concert


October 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 12 (ANI): The Malaysian Central Agency for Application for Filming and Performance of Foreign Artistes (Puspal) has given the green light to the 'Adam Lambert Glam Nation Tour Live ... Read more...

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Malaysian men with four wives reveals secret of blissful polygamy


September 13th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 13 (ANI): It seems nothing can shake off a 60 year-old Malaysian man's strong belief in the institution of marriage, who is living with his four wife and children ... Read more...

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Malaysian models can’t keep relationships due to work, jealous partners


July 26th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 26 (ANI): Models in Malaysia are finding it very tough to maintain steady relationships because of their long working hours and "jealous" partners.According to former accountant and full-time model ... Read more...

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40 killed in Iraq, suicide attackers had Down Syndrome (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 18 (DPA) At least 36 members of the Sahwa militia were killed Sunday in a suicide bomb explosion believed to have been carried out by a pair of attackers with ... Read more...

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40 killed in suicide attacks in Iraq (Lead)


July 18th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 18 (DPA) At least 40 people were killed and 34 injured in suicide bombings in Iraq Sunday, in which members of the government-backed Sahwa militia were targeted, said security sources. Around ... Read more...

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Allied Blenders & Distillers IPO in mid-2011


June 4th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Kishore Chhabria-promoted Allied Blenders and Distillers (ABD) is planning for an initial public offering (IPO) in the middle of 2011, a top company official said Friday. "Hope, around middle ... Read more...

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Malaysian MP gets a month’s jail for polygamy


May 20th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (ANI): Kinabatangan member of parliament Bung Mokhtar Radin was sentenced to a month's jail by the Gombak Timur Syariah Lower Court yesterday for committing polygamy without the court's ... Read more...

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India pummel Egypt 7-1, to meet South Korea in Azlan Shah final


May 15th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 15 (IANS) Defending champions India steamrolled Egypt 7-1 to enter their third successive Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey final where they will meet South Korea Sunday. It will be four-time ... Read more...

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BPL’s eco-friendly study lamp wins German award


April 5th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) A eco-friendly light-emitting diode (LED) study lamp, designed and produced by consumer durables company BPL, has won the Red Dot product design award in Germany, the company said ... Read more...

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Manipuri’s fed up with repeated bomb attacks


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 3 (ANI): Victims of bomb abd insurgent attacks have expressed their frustration over such incidents saying they don't know why they take place.Manipur has been witnessing increasing militant led violence. ... Read more...

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Hindu temple faces demolition in Malaysia


December 11th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 11 (ANI): A Hindu temple in Malaysia's Perak state will decide in a week whether or not it will vacate the temple premises, as per the district council's order.Meanwhile, ... Read more...

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More than 100 killed in Baghdad blasts (Lead)


December 8th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 8 (DPA) At least 100 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in four powerful bomb explosions in central Baghdad Tuesday morning. It was one of the bloodiest attacks in ... Read more...

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