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Putin compares opposition to weak birds


September 10th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday compared the country's political opposition to omega animals, but said they were still "part of our species".Putin flew with the ... Read more...

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Russia to lead on investment climate: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia would aim for a place among the world's top 20 countries on investment attractiveness.Speaking at the APEC summit ... Read more...

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Putin to meet Clinton for Syria discussions


September 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will have a brief meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic ... Read more...

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Russian, US presidents to meet in March


December 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his US counterpart Barack Obama are likely to meet in Seoul in March 2012, the White House has said.Obama ... Read more...

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Russian newsreader fired for insulting Obama


November 25th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An award-winning Russian newsreader has been fired after apparently showing her middle finger at US President Barack Obama. During a report on the ongoing APEC summit, newsreader ... Read more...

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Obama’s Asia tour should have included ’strategic partner’ Pakistan: Musharraf


November 11th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that United States President Barack Obama should have added Pakistan to his Asia trip because of the central role that the ... Read more...

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Kashmir bilateral issue between India and Pakistan: US


November 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) With President Barack Obama arriving in India Saturday, the US has reiterated its hands off approach on Kashmir saying while it supported an India-Pakistan dialogue, ... Read more...

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Chinese president meets top Taiwan official at APEC summit


November 15th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 15 (DPA) The Chinese President Hu Jintao had a meeting with top Taiwan official Lien Chan on the sidelines of the annual summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) here, a ... Read more...

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APEC leaders mull new vision for growth (Lead)


November 15th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 15 (DPA) Leaders of the 21-nation Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) grouping met Sunday to discuss a new approach to regional growth, winding up a two-day summit in Singapore. Belatedly ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific summit seeks more US engagement (Lead)


November 14th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 14 (DPA) The 16th Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit kicked off Saturday with calls for greater US engagement in the region. US President Barack Obama, although he failed to ... Read more...

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APEC warns of fragile recovery, sees unemployment as challenge


November 12th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 12 (DPA) Ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum Thursday said the recovery of the global economy was still shaky and expected to be uneven while warning of ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific ministers warn economic crisis not over


November 11th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 11 (DPA) Ministers of the Asia-Pacific economies Wednesday warned that the global economic crisis was not yet over, saying the situation was still fragile despite the current upturn. "The consensus ... Read more...

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World Bank president praises Asia’s attitude in global crisis


November 10th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 10 (DPA) World Bank President Robert Zoellick Tuesday praised Asia's positive attitude in overcoming the global recession, saying that one critical outcome of the crisis was how Asia and ... Read more...

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Apec leaders say protectionism will deepen crisis


November 23rd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 23 (IANS) Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) countries have warned that "protectionist measures" driven by sliding growth rate would only deepen the current global economic crisis, EFE reported ... Read more...

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‘Divine Sin’ to entice Apec leaders in Lima


November 22nd, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 22 (DPA) When leaders of the 21 economies that comprise the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum formally launch their annual meeting Saturday, their greatest temptation might well be "Divine Sin."The ... Read more...

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Russia’s Medvedev sets off for Latin American tour


November 21st, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 21 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Friday began a seven-day tour of Portugal and four Latin American countries, during which he will attend a summit meeting of the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s new government sworn in


November 19th, 2008 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 19 (DPA) New Zealand's new government was sworn in Wednesday, officially clearing the way for Prime Minister John Key to attend this week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit meeting ... Read more...

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ADB pledges to help Asian economies address market crisis


November 5th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Trujillo (Peru), Nov 5 (Xinhua) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said it would help Asian economies deal with the world financial crisis.Director of the ADB Economic Integration Office Lee Jong-whan made ... Read more...

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