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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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‘WikiLeaks bid for transparency derailed’


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Many considered the 2010 WikiLeaks disclosures as ripping the culture of secrecy that cloaked governmental functioning and heralding a new world of 'radical transparency'. But a ... Read more...

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Russia urges US to respect rights of WikiLeaks suspect


March 9th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS) Russia wants the US to respect the human rights of a soldier accused of leaking American classified information through whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, a Russian foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Sikh group seeks apology from Jay Leno for Golden Temple remark


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 25 (IANS) Amid growing protest from the Sikh community against US chat show host Jay Leno for his remarks on the holiest of Sikh shrines - the Golden ... Read more...

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India objects to US TV host’s joke on Golden Temple


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) India has objected to US television host Jay Leno passing off a visual of the Golden Temple in Amritsar as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's ... Read more...

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US wants fairness for Haqqani in memo scandal


January 7th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The US government believes it is time to seek a fair and transparent judicial process for Pakistan's former ambassador to Washington in the memo scandal.On Friday, ... Read more...

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Husain Haqqani fears he will be killed


January 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Former Pakistani envoy to the US Husain Haqqani, who is currently staying as a guest at the prime minister's official residence in Islamabad, fears that ... Read more...

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Eurozone poses fresh tension to global economy: Basu


November 5th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Terming Europe as the "trouble zone", the union finance ministry's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday said the region creates a tension to the world economy."Some ... Read more...

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One in seven people think US staged 9/11 attack


August 29th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) One in seven people in the US and in Britain think America was itself involved in staging the 9/11 terror attack that left around 3,000 people ... Read more...

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Clinton meets Syrian activists in Washington


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met a few US-based Syrian activists in Washington as the American government mulls more sanctions against the Syrian government.During ... Read more...

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Tibetan origin woman held for trying to get fake Nepali passport


August 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman of Tibetan origin, suspected to be a refugee living in Bangalore, has been arrested after she tried to obtain a fake Nepali passport.Police ... Read more...

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ISI agent held in US for illegal lobbying on Kashmir (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has arrested a pro-Pakistan activist and a known face of the Kashmiri separatist movement who allegedly funelled ISI's $4 million for illegal lobbying to ... Read more...

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Putin calls US ‘hooligans’ for printing excess money


July 11th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Monday accused the US of hooliganism over the American government's efforts to ease its financial problems by reportedly injecting billions ... Read more...

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Osama was wearing shalwar kameez when he was killed: NYT


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) When US commandos found Osama bin Laden in the house in Abbottabad in Pakistan, he was wearing a "shalwar kameez" or what is known as a ... Read more...

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US exits key drone operations base in Pakistan: Report


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): American military personnel have left the Shamsi Air Base in Balochistan, which is said to be a key hub for US drone operations in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas, according ... Read more...

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Drugs worth $130 mn seized in Pakistan in three years


April 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Narcotics worth over $130 million have been seized in Pakistan in the last three years, a federal minister told a visiting US delegation Thursday.Haji Khuda Bux ... Read more...

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Washington’s calm response to Gaddafi’s action guided by fears over safety of Americans in Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): The Obama administration's calm and diplomatic response towards the massive unrest in Libya, which had left even its reliable supporters stunned, was due to the warnings given by ... Read more...

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Egyptians won’t allow repressive govt. to fill Mubarak’s void: Obama


February 7th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that although Washington cannot force out Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, he hopes that a "whole bunch of secular" people in Egypt ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks reveals US threatened to take military action against China over space missiles


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.3 (ANI): The United States threatened to take military action against China during a secret "star wars" arms race within the past few years, according to documents leaked by the whistle-blowing ... Read more...

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Clinton praises Mexico’s fight against drug cartels


January 26th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by BNO News
GUANUAJUATO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Mexican President Felipe Calderón's strategy against organized crime, despite criticisms that more than 34,000 people have died in the ... Read more...

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Beware - e-pick pockets could ’skim’ your credit cards for money!


December 20th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Forget regular pickpockets - thanks to technology now a new breed of scams is about to take flight - it's called e-pick pocketing.E-pick pocketing lets thieves secretly scan ... Read more...

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Police probe clears WikiLeaks ‘cablegate’ of breaking Australian criminal laws


December 17th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 17(ANI): The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has given a clean chit to whistleblower website WikiLeaks, which was under investigation over the leaking of a cache of confidential U.S. diplomatic cables.Attorney ... Read more...

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Pope wanted Muslim-dominated Turkey to be out of EU: Wikileaks


December 11th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Vatican City, Dec 11 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Pope Benedict XVI is responsible for the Vatican's growing hostility towards Turkey, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan say leaked US cables unreliable


December 5th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan have dismissed the US embassy cables leaked by WikiLeaks revealing their secrets as unreliable and the work of "junior officers".Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani ... Read more...

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US cables link China to Google hacking: WikiLeaks


December 5th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Chinese leaders were obsessed with the threat posed by the internet search engine Google and sought to obtain the secrets of rivals through hacking, especially of the ... Read more...

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New diplomatic cables contain UFO details, says Wikileaks founder


December 4th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has said that the new leaked diplomatic cables set to be published by the whistleblowing website will contain fresh details on UFOs.The 39 ... Read more...

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Australia investigating whether WikiLeaks ‘cablegate’ broke national criminal laws


November 29th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29(ANI): Australian Federal Police are investigating whether the leaking of a cache of confidential U.S. diplomatic cables made public by WikiLeaks broke Australian law, Attorney General of Australia has said. ... Read more...

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Saudi king’s ‘rotten’ Zardari greatest obstacle to Pak progress remark may hit ties


November 29th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 29(ANI): King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia had called President Asif Ali Zardari the greatest obstacle to Pakistan's progress, according to a cache of confidential U.S diplomatic cables made public by ... Read more...

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GM’s stock price closes at $34.19


November 19th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GM’s road to recovery received a major boost on Thursday when the company’s share price went up 3.6 percent. The company’s shares are back on ... Read more...

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UFO Sightings are a ballot issue in Denver


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Denver, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Voters in Denver will be voting for more than who to represent them at the Senate and Congress. Voters will also be voting to force officials in ... Read more...

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Increasing access to government data our goal: US official


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) An Indian-origin US official Friday said that providing information on the web to increase access to official data is a priority for the American government. "We created data.gov ... Read more...

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Khamenei’s advisor says ‘Iran ready for talks with US’


August 10th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 10 (ANI): Ali Akbar Velayati, the adviser to the Islamic republic's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has said that Iran is ready to discuss its nuclear program with ... Read more...

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Taliban receive Australian weapons: Report


August 1st, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) Australian weapons and equipment have been found among Taliban stockpiles in Afghanistan, raising concerns that Afghan troops trained by the foreign soldiers may have been stealing military ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims await justice, demand early extradition of Anderson


July 13th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 13 (ANI): Over 500 physically challenged persons demonstrated outside the US Consulate General here on Monday.They were protesting against the Bhopal gas leak tragedy and also expressed their solidarity ... Read more...

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Corpse Of The Legendary Chess Player, Bobby Fischer, Disinterred In Iceland


July 6th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There has been a disagreement over the estate of the departed Bobby Fischer, who is one of the legendary personalities of chess. Therefore, the ... Read more...

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