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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi consulate attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in a rocket attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies harassing US diplomats


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) The foreign ministry Friday rejected a US State Department claim that American diplomats in Pakistan were "increasingly being harassed".Xinhua quoted an internal State Department report as ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies Gilani meeting with Taliban in Qatar


February 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday refuted media reports suggesting a meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Afghan Taliban representatives had been planned in Qatar ... Read more...

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Four US diplomats to go on ‘padyatra’ in India


February 6th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Four American diplomats from the US Consulate in Mumbai will embark on a brisk 100-km-long two-day 'padyatra' to raise funds for the poor in India, an ... Read more...

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Pakistan bars US diplomats from travel without permission


October 12th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistani police Wednesday refused to allow American diplomats to go out of the port city of Karachi without proper travel documents, local media reported.Four vehicles of ... Read more...

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Taliban attacks US Embassy in Kabul


September 13th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kabul, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Taliban has launched coordinated attacks on the US Embassy and several other targets in Kabul on Tuesday. The NATO headquarters in the city was among the ... Read more...

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US intelligence at odds over Nepal as terror hub


September 7th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) A clutch of confidential cables sent by senior American diplomats based in South Asia to their Washington headquarters shows amazing inconsistency over the role attributed ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US sort out diplomats’ travel restriction row


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A row with US following the imposition of travel restrictions on American diplomats in Pakistan has been resolved, it was reported here.Pakistan had imposed travel restrictions ... Read more...

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Pak warned Osama before US raids: Wikileaks


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The latest disclosure by whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has exposed Pakistan's blatant lies, as it claims that Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden always received warning before any ... Read more...

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China laughs off Oz concerns over Beijing’s rights issues


April 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 27 (ANI): China has laughed off Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's concerns about Beijing's human rights issues, and questioned Australia's own human rights performance, secret US diplomatic cables obtained by ... 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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‘Toppling of Yemen regime will aid Al-Qaeda increase terror plotting against US’


April 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5(ANI): Counterterrorism operations in Yemen have come to a halt, allowing Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to operate more freely inside the country and to increase plotting for possible ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: BJP’s double standards exposed, says Moily


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Saturday said the WikiLeaks latest expose about the BJP's private conversations with American diplomats on the India-US nuclear ... Read more...

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US evacuates embassy officials from Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Libya has shut down temporarily and has evacuated all of its diplomats as violence mounts in the capital Tripoli, the State Department announced."Given current ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables detail Qaddafi clan’s extravagant exploits


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.23 (ANI): As the Qaddafi clan conducts a bloody struggle to hold onto power in Libya, cables obtained by the whistleblowing web site WikiLeaks offer a vivid account of the lavish ... Read more...

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Affleck to direct Clooney movie?


February 8th, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Hollywood actor Ben Affleck is in negotiations to direct George Clooney's next movie project "Argo", according to reports.The 38-year old Affleck who vowed critics with his directing skills ... Read more...

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British officials described Zardari as “highly corrupt”, “numbskull”: WikiLeaks


February 6th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6(ANI): British officials described Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari as "highly corrupt" and a "numbskull" who would not last long in office, diplomatic cables unveiled by the whistle-blower website ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: India worried over Hasina, Zia


December 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) India was concerned over the jailing of Bangladesh leaders Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia by a caretaker government that ruled during 2007-08, reveals a US cable put ... Read more...

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American diplomats do what Indian diplomats do: US


December 18th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Denying that Washington was interfering in India's internal affairs as alleged by some Indian political parties, the US has said that American diplomats do in India ... Read more...

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US, India are friends but suspicious too: WikiLeaks


December 17th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks show a a warming relationship between India and US but reveal differences on many issues, the Guardian reported Friday.While one cable ... Read more...

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We don’t condone torture, says Omar on Kashmir WikiLeaks


December 17th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said his government doesn't condone torture as he refused to comment on the WikiLeaks expose on the systematic abuse of ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables detail torture on detainees in Kashmir


December 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) US diplomats were secretly briefed by staff of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) about the systematic abuse of detainees in Kashmir, according to diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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Meera Shankar’s Pat Down Controversy Intensifies


December 9th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like the TSA's unpopularity will soon become a global phenomenon as the External Affairs ministry of India too is now one of its critics. ... Read more...

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US diplomats monitored Gillard’s progress: Wikileaks


December 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9(ANI): US diplomats had closely followed the rise of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website Wikileaks.According to the Age, ... Read more...

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Foreign powers likely to slash deals with US following ‘Wikileaks’ revelations


December 8th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): The US State Department and the Pentagon have claimed that very few American diplomats are attending day-to-day meetings following the 'Wikileaks' revelations, and added that foreign powers would ... Read more...

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Nine years after 9/11, US frustrated with millions still flowing into Qaeda coffers


December 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.6 (ANI): Secret diplomatic cables exposed by the whistle-blowing web site WikiLeaks have revealed that senior Obama administration officials are still concerned and alarmed over millions of dollars flowing largely ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Afghanistan steeped in monumental corruption


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new set of leaked US diplomatic cables portray Afghan President Hamid Karzai as paranoid, with an "inability to grasp the most rudimentary principles of state-building" ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables: Medvedev ‘plays Robin to Putin’s Batman’


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): American diplomats consider Vladimir Putin to be the real ruler of Russia and not President Dmitry Medvedev, according to diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks.Prime ... Read more...

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Asymmetrical US-Canada ties because of `Robin Vs Batman’ perception: US diplomats


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.2 (ANI): In a confidential diplomatic cable sent back to the State Department from Ottawa, the American Embassy warned of increasing mistrust of the United States by Canada with which it ... Read more...

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Clinton branded G-4 ’self-appointed front-runners’ for UNSC: WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked American diplomats to gather information about deliberations among what she called "self-appointed front-runners" for a permanent seat of UN ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Physically and politically weak Berlusconi had wild parties in Italy


November 29th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is said to have hosted numerous "wild parties" to cover his physical and political weaknesses, cables of the secret web site WikiLeaks reveal.American diplomats, ... Read more...

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Indian firms foray into Latin America’s agri business


September 7th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian companies are increasingly getting a foothold into South America, acquiring assets and land not just to get entry into its lucrative agricultural market but ... Read more...

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Zardari directs authorities to change visa policy for US diplomats


July 18th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 18 (ANI): In an apparent bid to please the United States just before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to the country, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has directed ... Read more...

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I will always be voice for Africa: Shashi Tharoor


May 13th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Saying he will continue to be a "voice for Africa" in India and vice versa, former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor has said ... Read more...

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