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Gaddafi forces using Viagra, condoms as part of sexual violence against rebels?


April 30th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 30 (ANI): U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan E. Rice has raised serious concerns over reports that Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces have been supplied with tablets of ... Read more...

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US campaigned heavy-handedly to help Israel escape UN war crimes probe: WikiLeaks


April 19th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19(ANI): The United States led a vigorous campaign to hinder the progress of an independent UN investigation into possible war crimes in the aftermath of Israel's 2008-2009 intervention in the ... Read more...

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Yemen’s president sacks government


March 21st, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Sunday fired his government, the state-run news agency SABA reported.The presidential decree asked the cabinet to be a caretaker until a new ... Read more...

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Top Yemen officials quit over killing of protesters


March 20th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Yemen's ambassador to the United Nations resigned on Sunday in protest against the killing of 52 protesters who were calling for the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, ... Read more...

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Obama must ensure his prez campaign does not derail: Experts


March 15th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 15 (ANI): Experts are warning President Barack Obama that he runs the risk of hurting his public image in the run-up to next year's presidential elections by continuing to ... Read more...

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US envoy to UN warns of ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 2 (ANI): United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, has warned of a possible humanitarian crisis in Libya in the wake of refugees beginning to flee to ... Read more...

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UN envoy says Pak backs reconciliation bid for peace and stability in Afghanistan


February 14th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has said that his country supports an Afghan-led reconciliation process in Afghanistan to pave the way for durable peace ... Read more...

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Pak asks Obama to make good his ‘promise to facilitate solution to Kashmir dispute’


January 15th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan 15(ANI): The United States can play a key role in allaying Pakistan's fears about India by getting involved in a solution to the longstanding Kashmir dispute, a senior Pakistani diplomat ... Read more...

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Being part of Afghanistan’s political solution “absolutely essential” for Pak: Akram


January 15th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistan must be part of the attempts to forge a political solution in Afghanistan rather than simply be urged to kill extremists on its soil, a senior Pakistani ... Read more...

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Ex-US envoy to UN Bolt may run for president in 2012


December 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 19 (ANI): Former US ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton is seriously considering running for president in 2012."As I survey the situation, I think the Republican field is ... Read more...

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QUOTES — Reaction to the passing of U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke


December 14th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. on Monday. He was 69.The following is a ... Read more...

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Pak says Cameron’s ‘terror sponsorship’ remarks hampering flood aid efforts


August 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussein Haroon, has said that British Prime Minister David Cameron's accusation of Islamabad promoting terrorism has hampered aid efforts for the ... Read more...

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Rice brands NYT Karzai-US war on terror fallout article ‘fallacious’


June 14th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14(ANI): US Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, has denied a media report which said that Afghan President Hamid Karzai doubts the U.S. and NATO's ability to defeat ... Read more...

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Times Square case: Ex-American envoy underscores foreign connection in growing Pak threat


May 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): The arrest of Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad for his role in the foiled Times Square bombing, has once again underscored the growing prominence of Pakistan as the ... Read more...

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Dim chances of Pak taking tough action following UN report: Envoy


April 18th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.18 (ANI): Despite the UN commission's report over former Prime Minister Benzir Bhutto's assassination presenting a clear and factual picture of circumstances leading to the tragic incident, there are ... Read more...

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Pak warns against foreign interference in Afghanistan


January 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has warned the international community that foreign interference in Afghanistan's internal affairs can have adverse consequences, however, Islamabad ... Read more...

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Obama’s wait-and-see policy is failing in Iran, warn experts


December 1st, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 1 (ANI): Iran's latest plan to construct 10 more nuclear enrichment facilities and expand to a half-million centrifuges have curtailed President Barack Obama's wait- and-see policy for the Islamic ... Read more...

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US was set on engaging Saddam in a war, says ex-UK envoy


November 27th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Former British ambassador to the United Nations, Sir Jeremy Greenstock, has told an official Iraq War inquiry here that America seemed determined to go to war with Saddam Hussein.According ... Read more...

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Iran must walk the talk on nuke program for peaceful purposes: US envoy


October 5th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.5 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice on Sunday warned that Iran had to move quickly to prove its nuclear program was for peaceful purposes."If it doesn't, ... Read more...

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Madeleine Albright used ‘brooch diplomacy’ to pin down adversaries


October 4th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): America's first female Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has revealed that her "costume jewellery" worked as an unexpected diplomatic tool for her.Known as a tough bargainer who ... Read more...

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Goalposts in US-Israel ties have shifted since Netanyahu, Obama took office: Envoy


August 26th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.26 (ANI): Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Gabriela Shalev has claimed that the goalposts in ties between the United States and Israel have shifted since President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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“UN Gaza report written by Palestinians,” says Israel’s ambassador to UN


August 16th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug 16(ANI): Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, Aharon Leshno Yaar, has said that the UN Gaza report was written solely "to appease the Arab-controlled Human Rights Council."Leshno Yaar claimed that ... Read more...

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‘US finding it impossible to deal with “corrupt” Pak army infiltrated by radicals’


August 8th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's political and security conditions are increasingly deteriorating from the US point of view, former US ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton has said.The Daily Times ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton rules out direct talks with N. Korea


August 6th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.6 (ANI): U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reaffirmed Washington's commitment to six-party talks and cut short speculation that the US is moving closer to having direct talks with ... Read more...

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UN commission probes Benazir’s death in Pakistan


July 16th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 16 (ANI): The UN commission set up to investigate the assassination of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto opened its first inquiries in Islamabad on Thursday.The panel met ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda and Taliban sanctions list needs fixing


July 15th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 15 (IANS) The sanctions list for Al Qaeda and Taliban operatives contains names of dead people and entries with missing information, says Thomas Mayr-Harting, Austria's ambassador to the ... Read more...

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New MI6 chief’s wife blatantly breaches secrecy by posting ‘plenty’ on Facebook


July 5th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): The credibility of Britain's new chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, Sir John Sawers, is being questioned after his wife published family holiday photographs and other personal ... Read more...

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Consequences yet to unfold out of Iran’s extraordinary moment of change: Rice


June 29th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Despite Iranian government snuffing out public protest over disputed presidential elections, the event has highlighted an extraordinary unity in the country that will reap out results soon, U.S. ... Read more...

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Pak claims “diplomatic” victory over absence of UN resolution on Mumbai attacks


June 25th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 25 (ANI): The Pakistan government sees the failure of the United Nations (UN) to issue a resolution regarding the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks despite unprecedented pressure from India, as ... Read more...

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Susan Rice protests against North Korea’s Nuclear Test


May 26th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by GD
The nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has angered and worried various world bodies and countries about the safety of the nuclear arrangements and the political will in ... Read more...

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Iran says Israel planning to attack its nuclear facilities


April 15th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): Iranian ambassador to the United Nations Muhammad Hazai has filed a complaint in the Security Council, claiming that Israel plans to attack Iran's nuclear facilities. Hazai wrote ... Read more...

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Qureshi says Pak committed to play main role in Afghanistan’s stability


March 28th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar. 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan is committed to play a main role in stabilizing the situation in Afghanistan."Pakistan has a central role ... Read more...

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Pakistan calls for abolition of UNSC veto powers


March 19th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Mar.19 (ANI): Pakistan has called for abolishing the veto power of five major nations in the UN Security Council. Pakistans Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, termed the ... Read more...

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Swat peace agreement will not affect Paks resolve to fight terrorism: Haroon


February 20th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20 (ANI): Pakistans Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has said that the Swat peace agreement will not affect his countrys resolve to fight terrorism.Addressing a ... Read more...

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U.S. has very few options in Pakistan, says expert


February 9th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.9 (ANI): An Islamabad-based defense analyst, Ayesha Siddiqa, has said the United States has very few options in Pakistan. Speaking ahead of the visit of Richard C. Holbrooke to Pakistan, ... Read more...

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