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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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Sikh panel guides families in coping with shooting trauma


August 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Sikh organisations have created a handy guide to help families cope with violence and disaster and Sikh parents to counsel children through the aftermath of ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton holds discussions with Egyptian military chief


July 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday held talks with the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.She arrived ... Read more...

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US, India join hands to promote innovation


July 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian and US governments, in association with industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Tuesday launched a joint initiative to ... Read more...

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US opens ‘American Corner’ in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to promote American studies in India and strengthen India-US relations, an American Corner and American Studies Curriculum were inaugurated at a college here.The ... Read more...

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US forges connect with India through green crafts


April 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The US is forging new cultural connections with the eco-friendly Indian arts and crafts sector by providing them a platform for promotion.It is also ... Read more...

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American held captive in Iraq released


March 18th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) An American national reportedly held captive for around nine months in Iraq has been handed over to the US embassy, CNN reported.The man had earlier been ... Read more...

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US concerned over protests in Male


March 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 1 (IANS) The US Thursday expressed concern over the "disorderly protests" and the disruption of the opening of parliament in the Maldives by foes of new President Mohamed ... Read more...

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USS Ford to visit Galle


October 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) USS Ford, a frigate of the Oliver Hazard Perry Class of the US Navy, will call on Sri Lanka's southern port of Galle Oct 11-14.The visit ... Read more...

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Haqqanis support could help Pakistan’s interests: Musharraf


September 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has indicated that Pakistan's interests are helped by the support of the Haqqani network, blamed for multiple attacks in neighbouring Afghanistan.In ... Read more...

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Khar expected to focus on terror in UN address


September 27th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar is expected to focus on Pakistan's efforts to combat terrorism in her maiden address at the UN General Assembly Tuesday, it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US sends armymen to Libya to reopen embassy


September 21st, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has said the Pentagon was sending military personnel to Libya to help reopen the American embassy there.In a Pentagon briefing, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We’re still jittery after 9/11: New Yorkers in India


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Terror strikes in Delhi and Mumbai almost remind them "it can happen again in New York any time", say some New Yorkers residing in the ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Kabul, Taliban target US embassy


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 13 (IANS) Multiple blasts rocked the Afghan capital Tuesday and heavily armed Taliban militants wearing suicide vests targeted the US embassy, triggering a fierce gunfight. Five suicide ... Read more...

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US national kidnapped in Pakistan (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) An American was kidnapped Saturday morning from his home in Lahore city by nearly 10 people, a police official said.Abdul Razaq Cheema, a senior police official, ... Read more...

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US to give $30 mn to upgrade Kyrgyz air control system


August 7th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Aug 7 (IANS) The US Congress has approved a fund of $30 million to help upgrade Kyrgyzstan's air traffic management system, the American embassy here said.The new system ... Read more...

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US embassy staff barred from entering Peshawar (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In a move sure to further strain US-Pakistan ties, Islamabad is repeatedly blocking American embassy staff from entering Peshawar.Quoting US and international aid officials, the Washington ... Read more...

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Americans in Pakistan advised to avoid crowds, demonstrations


June 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The US has warned its citizens in Pakistan to avoid crowded places in big cities and keep their travel documents up-to-date, a media report said Sunday.An ... Read more...

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US troops reduced in Pakistan


June 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The number of US military personnel in Pakistan has been reduced following a request from Islamabad, the American embassy here said Friday."We recently received a written ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bomb scare at US embassy in Slovenia


May 5th, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Ljubljana (Slovenia), May 5 (IANS) A 29-year-old man threw a backpack over the fence of the American embassy in the Slovenian capital city of Ljubljana, triggering a bomb scare, Xinhua ... Read more...

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US embassy security beefed up in Delhi


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded and security has been tightened around the American embassy in the national capital after Al Qaeda leader Osama bin ... Read more...

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Address essence of political corruption, says Jaitley


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Wednesday discussed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal, with opposition leader Arun Jaitley saying the "essence of ... Read more...

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Sushma attacks PM for always deflecting blame


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) It has become a habit for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to blame others for all the wrongs in his government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Indian leaders misleading public on US cables: WikiLeaks editor


March 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says Indian leaders are trying to mislead the public by challenging the authenticity of US diplomatic cables suggesting some MPs ... Read more...

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Echoes of Julian Assange case in Nepal rape charge


March 9th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) A rape charge, similar to the controversial case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, has now surfaced in Nepal with an American tourist filing a complaint against ... Read more...

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Suleiman has long been Israel’s preferred choice to replace Mubarak as President: Wikileaks


February 8th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 8 (ANI): The latest releases of secret US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks have claimed that Egypt's new Vice President, Omar Suleiman, has long been Israel's preferred candidate to replace ... Read more...

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Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships announced


February 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The US-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) has announced the opening of its annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowship opportunities for study, research, teaching and professional development ... Read more...

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Kate Roberts swindled out of her savings in a scam


January 31st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British woman has been swindled out of her life savings in an Internet love scam.Kate Roberts who is a mother of three, told reporters that she ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: 85,000 Tibetans reach India since 1980


December 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) More than 85,000 Tibetans have arrived in India in the past 30 years and 46,000 of them returned to Tibet, says a US cable put out by ... Read more...

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`US can learn from India’s tackling of Punjab, Kashmir’


December 18th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) The US has said that it can learn from India for successfully tackling insurgencies in Punjab as well as Jammu and Kashmir, revealed an American embassy cable ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Boucher, Menon disagreed on tactics regarding Pak elimination of LeT


December 17th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): India's National Security Adviser, Shiv Shankar Menon, and US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian and Central Asian Affairs, Richard Boucher agreed that there was a need ... Read more...

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Pakistanis affected by drone attacks to file case against US


December 13th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) A section of Pakistanis who were affected by the drone attacks in the tribal areas have decided to register a police case against the US, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Frisking of Indian envoy unfortunate, security policies need to be reviewed: US


December 10th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): The Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi,Donald Lu, on Friday expressed regret over the pat-down search of Indian envoy to the U.S., Meera ... Read more...

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US sitcoms turning Saudis against terror better than its official propaganda: Wikileaks


December 8th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Dec 8 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Saudi youths, who watch the US TV shows like 'Desperate Housewives and Late Show With David ... 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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