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Terror leader offers camels to capture Obama, chickens for Hillary


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A top leader for an Al Qaeda affiliate offered 10 camels as bounty to capture US President Barack Obama and 20 chickens for US Secretary ... Read more...

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Building the next generation of South Asian American leaders


February 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Sam Arora is a Maryland state Delegate, Aaron "Ronnie" Chatterji served on President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) and Hari Kondabalu is a ... Read more...

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US calls Chavez cancer comment horrific


December 30th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's comment that Washington may have been involved in the cancers of South American leaders are "horrific and reprehensible", the US State Department ... Read more...

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Osama’s death will ease tension, suspicion against Muslims in US: Experts


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, May 3 (ANI): The death of most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden will ease tense relations and suspicions Muslim Americans have faced since 9/11 attacks, according to experts.The Saudi-born terrorist, ... Read more...

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American leaders hail killing of Osama bin Laden


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): US political leaders have hailed the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted terrorist, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.US President Barack Obama had ordered ... Read more...

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UN chief to visit Egypt, Tunisia


March 12th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 12 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced a plan to visit Egypt and Tunisia next week against the backdrop of growing concerns over the current political ... Read more...

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Zardari didn’t attend Taseer’s funeral but goes to US for Holbrooke’s memorial service


January 13th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari did not attend slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's funeral last week, but left for the United States on Wednesday to attend a memorial ... Read more...

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US is ‘demanding and intrusive’ because it’s Pakistan’s largest donor: Munter


January 8th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has justified Washington's meddling in Islamabad's 'financial and governance' matters, pointing out that the US is its largest aid provider."We appear to ... Read more...

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Michelle promised to return, say girls from Punjab, Rajasthan


November 9th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) It was the first time that they had travelled on a train, seen a shopping mall, and visited a city like Delhi, but for four school girls ... Read more...

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Wikileaks releases documents that claim Iran devised new suicide vest for al-Qaeda use in Iraq


October 24th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): Iranian-backed forces devised new forms of suicide vests for al-Qaeda to use in Iraq, assessments released by controversial web site Wikileaks reveal.Intelligence of variable quality hint at Iranian ... Read more...

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Obama visit will see ‘full range’ of strategic partnership


October 14th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama's November visit to India will see the "full range" of issues on which the two countries are working as they establish a ... Read more...

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US, India to resolve ‘irritants’ ahead of Obama visit (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Expressing confidence that "irritants" like US export controls, visa fee hike and the Indian nuclear liability bill would be resolved soon, the US says ... Read more...

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Obama visit will be ‘defining moment’ in ties: US


September 28th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) The United States says President Barack Obama's visit to India in November will be a "defining moment" in the history of their ties as ... Read more...

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Muslim-American leaders fear “Islamophobia” may lead to “hate crimes”


August 27th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): In the midst of the ongoing controversy over the proposed 'Ground Zero mosque' and the attempted murder of a Muslim taxi driver, Muslim-American leaders have expressed their ... Read more...

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Medvedev to discuss missile issues with US


June 11th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will discuss US plans of setting up missile defence systems in Europe with top American leaders during his upcoming visit to the ... Read more...

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Tell US to end romance with Pakistan: BJP


May 27th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would like the Indian government to tell the United States during their upcoming strategic dialogue to end its romance with ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama set to leave for US, to meet Obama (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


February 16th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was set Tuesday to leave for the US where he will have a long-awaited meeting with President Barack Obama despite China's ... Read more...

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US leaders’ meeting with Dalai Lama will damage Sino-US ties, warns Beijing


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb. 2 (ANI): China has warned of serious damage to its bilateral ties with the US, if American leaders go ahead with their plan to meet with the Dalai Lama.Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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Nuclear energy key to combat climate change: Ahmadinejad


December 17th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 17 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday accused the US of hindering his country's efforts to combat climate change by opposing its nuclear programme. "American leaders and their friends emphasise continued ... Read more...

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PM confident about Indo-US ties; looks to strengthen momentum


November 26th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov.25 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday said that he had completed a very productive visit to the United States, and based on his discussions ... Read more...

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Obama welcomes Manmohan Singh at White House


November 24th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at the White House, and said that it is fitting that the Indian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Welcome ceremony for Manmohan Singh shifted indoors due to rain


November 24th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): The White House welcome ceremony for Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur has been shifted indoors due to continuous rains here. The gun ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama congratulates Obama on Nobel prize


October 10th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (DPA) The Dalai Lama congratulated US President Barack Obama on his award of the Nobel Peace Prize, ignoring criticism over Obama's refusal to meet with him before he ... Read more...

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India’s role in Afghanistan appreciated by all: PM


September 26th, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Pittsburgh, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says people of Afghanistan as also European and American leaders are appreciative of India's role in Afghanistan where it has invested $1.5 billion ... Read more...

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Lawless Pak-Afghan border region epicenter of terrorism: Clinton


September 22nd, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.22 (ANI): The United States has reiterated that the lawless tribal areas along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border were the epicenter of terrorism.In an interview to a private television channel, US Secretary ... Read more...

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I am impressed with what US has done post 9/11: Chidambaram


September 11th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) As the US prepared to observe the eighth anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and elsewhere, Indian Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Obama’s popularity in Europe still sky high


September 10th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10(ANI): A survey has found US President Barack Obama's popularity is gaining massive support in European Union countries.The German Marshall Fund, which conducted a study, said that 77 ... Read more...

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Kennedy an unsung hero of Indo-US N-Deal?


September 1st, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IBNS
By Rick RoySep 1 (IBNS) The portrayal of Senator Edward Kennedy, who passed away last week, as an "unsung hero" of the Indo-US nuclear deal has been put to question by an ... Read more...

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Brosnan urges officials in Japan to end slaughter of dolphins, porpoises


August 12th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan has appealed to the Japanese officials to ban the slaughter of dolphins and porpoises in the country for meat.The Irish actor, a longtime ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Mexican president unearthed


August 11th, 2009 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 11 (EFE) Mexican authorities have arrested a drug kingpin for allegedly plotting to kill President Felipe Calderon, officials said Monday. Dimas Diaz Ramos was arrested Sunday along with four ... Read more...

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Zelaya’s expulsion illegal, says Obama


August 11th, 2009 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Aug 11 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama has said the expulsion of Honduran president from office was illegal. Obama made the remarks at a press conference after the two-day Fifth ... Read more...

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North American Leaders’ Declaration on Climate Change and Clean Energy - Three Amigos Summit


August 11th, 2009 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (BNO NEWS) -- "We, the leaders of North American reaffirm the urgency and necessity of taking aggressive action on climate change. We stress that the experience developed during the last ... Read more...

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North American Leaders’ Declaration on H1N1 - Three Amigos Summit


August 11th, 2009 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (BNO NEWS) -- "Building on the strong record of our trilateral cooperation during the spring of this year, we will remain vigilant and pledge to continue our close collaboration in ... Read more...

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Joint statement by North American leaders - Three Amigos Summit


August 10th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by admin
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (BNO NEWS) -- "We, the leaders of North America, have come together in Guadalajara to promote the global competitiveness of our region, foster the well-being of our citizens, and make ... Read more...

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US president arrives in Mexico for summit


August 10th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Aug 10 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama has arrived here in Mexico to attend the Fifth North American Leaders' Summit, officials said. He will hold talks with Mexican President Felipe ... Read more...

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