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Playboy model is the talk of Mexican presidential debate


May 8th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 8 (IANS/EFE) A Playboy model who worked as a production assistant at Mexico's first presidential debate over the weekend is at the heart of a controversy Monday, ... Read more...

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Mexico gears up for first televised presidential debate


May 7th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's four presidential candidates will take part Sunday in their first televised debate amid high expectations and a controversy over the air time, which conflicts ... Read more...

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Last one year was difficult for UPA: Khurshid


October 18th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The last one year had been difficult for the government, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid said Tuesday as the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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Court notice to Tamil Nadu government on freebies


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday issued notice to Tamil Nadu government giving two weeks time to respond on a petition filed by a city advocate S. ... Read more...

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Actress Brigitte Bardot wants to run for the French Presidential elections


October 19th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Brigitte Bardot wants to become the President of France. She wants to run for the elections because she is mighty miffed with the current French President ... Read more...

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Brigitte Bardot May Run for President to Stop Muslim Ritual


October 19th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brigitte Bardot, who is known for her career in acting, and is now an animal rights activist has reportedly been asked by the Ecology Alliance party to run ... Read more...

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73-yr-old former actress to challenge Sarkozy for French Presidency


October 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Brigitte Bardot, the sixties sex symbol, has announced that she could be running for French president in the next election in 2012.The former actress turned animal activist ... Read more...

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Second day of unrest in Maldives


July 16th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (DPA) Demonstrators were on the streets of Male, the Maldives capital, Friday protesting the previous day's arrest of the leader of the main opposition party, officials said. The Maldives ... Read more...

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BSP to go it alone in Bihar assembly polls


June 15th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 15 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would contest the Bihar assembly polls from all seats without any alliance, party chief Mayawati said Tuesday. "The BSP will contest from ... Read more...

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Berlusconi embroiled in public row


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS/AKI) The rivalry between Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and the speaker of the lower house exploded in a public row, when the prime minister asked Gianfranco Fini to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Parliamentary elections to be held on April 8


April 5th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka parliamentary elections will be held on Thursday, two months ahead of schedule to select 196 members of the parliament from 22 districts.The other 29 will ... Read more...

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Jacob Zuma’s love child claim harming anti-AIDS campaign


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Jacob Zuma's opponents claim that South African President's behaviour opposes government policies against multiple sexual partners.The Sunday Times had reported that the premier had a daughter in October ... Read more...

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Clean sweep for DMK-Congress combine in Tamil Nadu by-polls


August 21st, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK-Congress combine Friday bagged all the five seats for which by-elections were held Aug 18. While DMK added Bargur, Cumbum and Illayangudi constituencies to its tally, ... Read more...

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115 Romanians flee British homes after racist attacks


June 17th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) More than 100 Romanians have been moved to the safety of a church after mounting racist attacks in the city of Belfast forced them to try and huddle ... Read more...

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Social Democrats asked to form new government in Iceland


January 27th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Reykjavik, Jan 27 (DPA) Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson Tuesday asked centre-left Social Democratic Alliance Party to form an interim government after the collapse of the ruling coalition amid deep economic crisis ... Read more...

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Menon to arrive in Colombo tomorrow


January 14th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon will arrive in Colombo tomorrow to hold meetings with Sri Lanka''s top leadership. During his two-day visit, Menon will meet Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Lankan Tamil legislators urge India to initiate peace talks


January 12th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan.12 (ANI): A Sri Lankan lawmakers delegation belonging to the Tamil National Alliance Party, on Monday, appealed to the Tamil Nadu and Indian Governments to intervene in the military offensive ... Read more...

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Olympics factor generates pro-China votes in Hong Kong elections


September 7th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 7 (DPA) Voting was underway in Hong Kong's legislature elections Sunday with the "Olympics factor" expected to see pro-democracy parties lose ground to their China-friendly rivals.Sixty seats are ... Read more...

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