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Putin, Medvedev approval ratings rise amid protests


June 9th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president and prime minister's approval ratings have been steadily climbing since December 2011 when the first wave of opposition rallies swept ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings hit new low


March 13th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Amid rising gas prices, President Barack Obama's Obama approval rating has plunged to 41 per cent in a new poll putting a question mark on ... Read more...

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Support for Putin on the rise, survey shows


January 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Support for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for the presidency has grown by six percentage points to 48 percent in the past few weeks, state-run ... Read more...

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Latinos still back Obama over Republicans


December 29th, 2011 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) US Latinos continue to support President Barack Obama though they are unhappy with the administration's harsh deportation policy, a survey says.Fifty-nine percent of Latinos disapprove ... Read more...

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Why is US paying to make Indian politicians better?


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Why amid record-low approval ratings for US lawmakers, US taxpayers have paid $425,642 for a study on how local politicians in India can improve as elected ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev ratings drop ahead of elections


November 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With less than a month left before Russia's parliamentary elections, approval ratings of the country's leadership tandem -- President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

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Half of Americans give Obama thumbs down


November 8th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Exactly a year before the presidential polls, half of Americans say President Barack Obama does not deserve to be re-elected versus 40 percent who say ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wins confidence vote


October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a confidence vote Friday, the 51st since he took office in 2008.Berlusconi's supporters won the vote in the lower ... Read more...

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Obama offers $447 billion jobs plan to jolt economy


September 9th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Facing low approval ratings amid a stalled economy, President Barack Obama has put forward a $447 billion jobs package, challenging Congress to shut down the ... Read more...

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Japanese PM Kan resigns amid sinking approval ratings


August 27th, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan resigned on Friday after almost 15 months in office amid sinking approval ratings, NHK Television reported.Kan said he is stepping down as the ... Read more...

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Japan’s PM announces resignation


August 26th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Friday announced his resignation as leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, Kyodo news agency reported.Kan - who came to ... Read more...

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Berlusconi backs ex-minister as his successor


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Naples, July 8 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will not run for office again and wants former justice minister Angelino Alfano to lead the centre-right party into the 2013 ... Read more...

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Beyonce latest single is ‘God bless USA’


May 6th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just days after Osama bin Laden was killed, American pop star Beyonce will premier her new song “God Bless the USA” on Piers Morgan’s show. The ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings up after Osama bin Laden’s death: Polls


May 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings have increased since news broke out of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing on Sunday, according to three new polls.A Washington ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings hit an all-time low


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama’s approval ratings continue to fluctuate with every decision that he makes. The latest figures show that the President’s approval rating has hit all ... Read more...

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Obama gains popularity among young American voters: Poll


April 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings among young American adults have increased, a new poll suggests.In a national survey of Americans ages 18 to 29 conducted by ... Read more...

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5 in10 Americans think Obama does not deserve second term: Quinnipiac Poll


March 31st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 31 (ANI): Half of Americans taking part in a Quinnipiac Poll don't believe President Obama deserves a second term, while 41 percent or nearly four in 10 think ... Read more...

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Polls estimate Obama’s approval among Americans at 50 percent


March 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): In the aftermath of the Tucson shooting in Arizona, two new polls taken by CNN/Opinion Research Corporation and ABC News/Washington Post have estimated United States President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Donald Trump’s approval ratings top Romney and Pawlenty


March 7th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.7 (ANI): American businessman Donald Trump has higher approval ratings than the Republican political figure Mitt Romney and Tim Pawlenty, says Wall Street Journal poll.The poll tested the three candidates of ... Read more...

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Obama approval rating drops in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were highest in Hawaii, the state where he grew up, and in Washington, the city where ... Read more...

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Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

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Japan acknowledges China has overtaken it as world’s second-largest economy


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): China's economy has surpassed Japan's as the world's second largest in 2010, the Japanese Cabinet Office has said.China was acknowledged last year as having grown to ... Read more...

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Obama’s second year approval ratings most partisan and polarized since 1955: Poll


February 5th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): A new poll has found that United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were the most partisan and polarized they have ever ... Read more...

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For Obama, ‘economy’ is first priority, to generate more jobs in US


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): With the unemployment rate ending at 9.4 percent last year, US President Barack Obama has said his administration would focus on the economy and on ways to ... Read more...

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Obama leads over four potential 2012 GOP contenders: Poll


January 21st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is ahead of over four potential 2012 presidential Republican contenders, according to a Public Policy Polling.This is a sharp contrast to an ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings shot up in two polls following ‘Arizona shooting’ speech


January 19th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings have shot up in two polls following his speech delivered to condole the agony of Arizona shoot out victims.The Politico ... Read more...

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Poll: Health care reform is Barack Obama’s best and worst


January 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.14 (ANI): Americans are evenly divided over health care that nearly identical percentages say reform is President Barack Obama's greatest accomplishment and his worst one since taking office, according to ... Read more...

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Gadkari’s ‘management acumen’ draws plaudits in survey


January 4th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive meeting in Guwahati Jan 8-9, party party president Nitin Gadkari stands tall amid the party rank and ... Read more...

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Obama now being touted by some to be the “Comeback Kid”


December 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Despite facing a setback during the mid-term polls, events like the recent successful trade deal with South Korea and the approval of the "don't ask, don't tell" ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings ‘remain steady’ despite several setbacks: Poll


December 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Despite facing a setback during the mid-term polls, US President Barack Obama's approval and public opinion remains steady, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll.According ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal hit by fifth recall petition by disillusioned voter in 2 yr office term


December 17th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, was hit by another recall petition on Wednesday after an independent voter sought Jindal's removal because of cuts to ... Read more...

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Majority Russians don’t believe in Medvedev-Putin rift


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS) A majority of Russian people do not believe that there is any lack of cooperation between the country's president, Dmitry Medvedev, and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.A poll conducted ... Read more...

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US should formulate withdrawal plan to save lives of remaining troops: Afghan Taliban


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 20 (ANI): The Taliban have advised the United States to formulate a withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, so that it can at least save those troops that are still alive, ... Read more...

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Over five in ten Americans still view George W. Bush as unpopular: USA Today/Gallup Poll


November 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.11 (ANI): Over five in ten Americans view former president George W. Bush as unpopular, according to a new USA Today/Gallup Poll.Fifty-three percent of 1,021 adults surveyed viewed him unfavorably, the ... Read more...

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Obama’s Midterm Approval Rating Remains Low Despite Reports


November 11th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports were released today showing that American President Barack Obama’s approval rate had climbed 4% after the midterm elections in which his Democratic Party lost control ... Read more...

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