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U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong’s funeral planned for Friday


August 28th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be laid to rest during a private service in Ohio on Friday, NASA said on Monday. U.S. President Barack ... Read more...

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Hafiz supporters rant against India


April 7th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Members of Pakistan's Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) burnt American flags and shouted slogans against India to denounce the US for announcing reward money for their chief Hafiz Saeed's ... Read more...

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Over 100 Occupy Boston protesters arrested in US


October 12th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) More than 100 "Occupy Boston" protesters were arrested in the US city of Boston early Tuesday, the movement's organisers said.At 1:30 Tuesday morning, hundreds of ... Read more...

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Osama’s death is ‘huge’ for Obama


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, May 2 (IANS) US media reported the "dramatic" announcement of Osama bin Laden's killing by American forces sparking an outpour of jubilant celebrations outside the White House and ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden killed, Pakistan kept in dark (Roundup)


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted terror icon who orchestrated the 9/11 attack on the United States through his Al Qaeda outfit, was killed ... Read more...

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Osama killed in Pakistan, justice done: Obama (Fourth Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, ending a 10-year manhunt that intensified with the traumatic Sep 11, 2001 ... Read more...

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Ground Zero imam blames Palin for fueling a “growing Islamophobia” in US


September 13th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): The Islamic cleric supporting the proposed Islamic center and mosque near Ground Zero in New York, Feisal Abdul Rauf, has accused former Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, of ... Read more...

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Political, religious tensions mark ninth anniversary of 9/11


September 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.12 (ANI): Political and religious tensions, besides demonstrations marked the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terror strikes that had led to the death of over 2,900 Americans in 2001.Though the ... Read more...

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Unidentified ‘hate filled’ American burns pages of Koran near Ground Zero


September 12th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 12 (ANI): An unidentified hate-filled fanatic reportedly ripped pages from a Koran and burnt them as a sign of protest, near the proposed site of a Muslim community ... Read more...

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Rival rallies over Islamic centre mark 9/11


September 12th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New York/Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) As America observed the ninth anniversary of the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks that shook the world, thousands of rowdy protestors held rallies in Lower Manhattan for ... Read more...

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US commander in Afghanistan asks church not to burn Quran


September 7th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Kabul, Sep 7 (DPA) The top US military commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, has warned against a plan by a Florida church to burn copies of the Quran Saturday, saying ... Read more...

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Conservatives flood Washington rally


August 29th, 2010 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (DPA) Conservatives from the US heartlands packed the nation's capital Saturday, answering a call from right-wing TV commentator Glenn Beck and Republican politician Sarah Palin to "restore honour" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook row fuels demand for American flags in Pakistan


May 26th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): A Facebook controversy in Pakistan has led to an increase in demand for American and Israeli flag replicas that are being used for burning at protest rallies.Flag ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest against ‘blasphemous’ cartoons


May 21st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), May 21 (DPA) Thousands of Pakistanis took to the streets Friday to protest against "blasphemous" caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed on the social networking website Facebook and video sharing ... Read more...

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Four Non-Hispanic Students Thrown Out Of Their High School Campus For Sporting T-Shirts Containing The American Flag


May 7th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Worries remain immensely high at a California high school, where four non-Hispanic students were ordered to go home earlier this week for sporting T-shirts of ... Read more...

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Night Train Bobsled Brings In Gold For USA


February 28th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Whistler, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Team USA won its first Four-Man Bobsled race after an empty handed session for62 years. Night Train Bobsled brings in gold for United States of ... Read more...

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Thousands mourn and hail Ted Kennedy


August 28th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Boston (Massachusetts, US), Aug.28 (ANI): Tens of thousands of mourners packed the sides of beach roads, highways, and city streets from Hyannis Port to Boston on Thursday to bid an emotional farewell ... Read more...

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Paramount chooses army base for G.I. Joe premiere


August 4th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) More than 1,000 service members and their families at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland got to see the premiere of "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," the last ... Read more...

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Grab a free Obama bobblehead at ‘Baracklyn Cyclones’ baseball night


June 20th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 20 (ANI): Minor league baseball team The Brooklyn Cyclones will officially be renamed The Baracklyn Cyclones for a night in honour of US President Barack Obama.The first 2,500 ... Read more...

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Los Angeles marathon held as US troops in Iraq prepare to run


May 26th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by John Le Fevre
More than 17,000 people ran, walked, biked and rolled across the starting line for the 24th annual Los Angeles Marathon this morning, with cool, overcast weather providing perfect conditions. The 26.2 mile (42.16km) ... Read more...

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Obama observes Memorial Day at Arlington


May 26th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by John Le Fevre
US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to the fighting men and woman of the United States who have died in battle at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day 2009.Mr. Obama ... Read more...

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US Airways pilot gets hero’’s welcome in Danville


January 25th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Danville (California)/New York, Jan.25 (ANI): Captain Chesley Sullenberger III, the valiant pilot who saved the lives of all 155 passengers and crew when he crash-landed a US Airways flight in New ... Read more...

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Kolkata Muslims protest against Israeli air strikes


January 3rd, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 3 (ANI): Muslims here staged a massive demonstration to protest against Israel''s offensive in Gaza that has claimed the lives of hundreds of innocent Palestine civilians. The demonstrators, who gathered ... Read more...

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Obama inspires a national naming craze and a holiday


December 5th, 2008 - 10:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.5 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama has yet to take office, but his candidacy has generated a national naming craze and a holiday in one Alabama county. In his 2004 keynote ... Read more...

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Obama has no official power as yet


November 26th, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov.26 (ANI): Barack Obama will hold no actual authority in the Executive Branch until January 20, though he is looking very presidential these days. When he makes an announcement, he ... Read more...

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PML-N warns of Pak pulling out of US-led War on Terror over unilateral strikes


September 13th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharifs party Pakistan Muslim League (N), which is the main opposition party and has a large popular following, could make it hard for ... Read more...

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Obama takes centre stage in a spectacle befitting the occasion


August 29th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Denver, Aug 29 (IANS) The finale of the Democratic National Convention where Barack Obama accepted his historic nomination as the first Black American to lead a major political party into the presidential ... Read more...

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Hollywood documentary to help Obama win American West, White House


July 7th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York , July 7 (ANI): Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director of former U.S. Vice President Al Gore's landmark film on the devastation being caused by global warming and human carelessness ... Read more...

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