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Assad must go: EU foreign ministers


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia (Cyprus), Sep 9 (IANS) Foreign ministers of countries in the European Union (EU), who met for a two-day meeting in Cyprus, demanded the resignation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, ... Read more...

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South Africa, EU call for end to Syrian violence


August 25th, 2012 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa and the European Union (EU) Friday called for an immediate end to the growing violence in Syria.The appeal was made at the South Africa-EU ... Read more...

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EU to work with Belarusian minister despite sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has said that it will work with the new Belarusian foreign minister despite the fact that he is subject to EU ... Read more...

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Olympic decathlon: Eaton grinds out gold for US


August 10th, 2012 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ashton Eaton of the US toiled to Olympic gold in the men's decathlon Thursday with an overall score of 8,869 points.Eaton led by 151 points ... Read more...

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EU to slap new sanctions on Syria


July 20th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 20 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is all set to impose more sanctions against Syria, said an EU foreign affairs official Friday.It has so far approved 16 rounds ... Read more...

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Krishna Poonia crosses the 63m barrier


July 18th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) India's top discus thrower Krishna Poonia gave herself something to cheer about ahead of the Olympics as she crossed the 63 metres mark in the Woodford ... Read more...

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Demi Moore hates being estranged from her daughters


July 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Demi Moore is apparently distraught because she is estranged from all her three daughters. Reports indicate that their relationship reached such a sore note, because ... Read more...

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EU welcomes Morsi as Egypt’s new leader


July 1st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has welcomed the inauguration of Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's new president."We congratulate President Morsi on his inauguration. This ... Read more...

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No London berth for Olympic decathlon champion Clay


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) US decathlon great Bryan Clay has been denied a chance to defend his title at the 2012 London Olympics after being disqualified at the trials.Clay stumbled ... Read more...

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Istanbul to host next Iran n-talks


June 20th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New talks over Iran's nuclear energy between Tehran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (Group 5+1) will be held in ... Read more...

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Bulgarian envoy to Yemen escapes abduction attempt


May 14th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 14 (IANS) Bulgarian ambassador in Yemen Boris Genadiev Borisov had a miraculous escape when armed men intercepted his car and tried to kidnap him at gunpoint in Yemeni ... Read more...

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EU foreign policy chief meets with Burma’s Suu Kyi


April 29th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, MYANMAR (BNO NEWS) -- European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Saturday visited Burma, which is officially known as Myanmar, where she met with Burmese opposition leader Aung San ... Read more...

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EU to allow Myanmar to export goods at discount


April 19th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union (EU) will abolish 20-year sanctions against Myanmar and include the country into its generalised system of preferences, EU foreign policy chief Catherine ... Read more...

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EU condemns Afghanistan attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has condemned Sunday's Taliban attacks on government buildings and western embassies in Afghanistan, her spokesperson said in ... Read more...

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Iran n-talks constructive: EU


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 15 (IANS) Talks between six world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme have been described as "constructive and useful" by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.Speaking ... Read more...

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Six-party n-talks ‘positive’; Iran refuses meeting with US (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday in Istanbul after a 15-month impasse, were described as ... Read more...

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Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’ (Lead, Correcting day in intro)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

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Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’


April 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Friday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

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New round of Iranian nuclear talks set in Turkey


April 1st, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in the Turkish city of Istanbul on ... Read more...

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EU praises Myanmar over political reforms


March 29th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 29 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has praised the Myanmar government for "remarkable programme of political reform" in the country over the last year."The release of political prisoners, ... Read more...

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EU seeks mutual solution to India-Italy row


March 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has expressed hope that a mutually acceptable solution be found with regard to the case of two Italian ... Read more...

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EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines


March 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail ... Read more...

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EU suggests ‘bilateral track’ to resolve India-Italy row


March 10th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Brussels/Copenhagen, March 10 (IANS) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said the EU is "ready to work closely" to help resolve the issue of two Italian soldiers ... Read more...

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EU closely following Italian marines’ case in India


March 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 7 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is "very closely" following the issue of two Italian marines jailed in Kerala state of India since the beginning, EuAsia News reported ... Read more...

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EU decides to withdraw all envoys to Belarus (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 29th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 29 (IANS) The European Union decided to withdraw all of its envoys to Belarus after the latter asked the head of the EU delegation to Belarus and the ... Read more...

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EU gets letter from Iran for n-talks


February 16th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has received a letter from Iran asking it to restart the nuclear talks."We received the letter today and we're studying it, we're ... Read more...

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Caesarean could pose health risk to babies


February 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Mothers opting for delivery through caesarean section could be harming their baby's health, researchers have warned contrary to the widely-held belief that a C-section delivery poses ... Read more...

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EU seeks closer ties with Pakistan


February 9th, 2012 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 9 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Wednesday adopted a plan to build a strong relationship with Pakistan.Welcoming the adoption, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said the five-year ... Read more...

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EU bans Iranian oil imports (Lead, Changing Dateline)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) The European Union Monday imposed an oil embargo on Iran over its nuclear programme.The sanctions involve an immediate ban on all new oil contracts with Iran ... Read more...

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EU meets to impose more sanctions on Iran


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 23 (IANS) Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) met here Monday to impose additional sanctions on Iran focusing on its central bank and its oil exports, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Top EU official to visit India


January 15th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 15 (IANS) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will visit India Monday-Tuesday and she is scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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EU condemns Nigeria Christmas bombings


December 27th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 27 (IANS) The European Union Monday condemned the Christmas Day bombings in Nigeria that left scores of people dead or injured.Sunday's explosion at the St. Therasa Catholic Church ... Read more...

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Belarus to abolish death penalty after US: President


December 24th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Dec 24 (IANS) Belarus will abolish the death penalty as soon as the US abolishes it, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said.A court in the capital Minsk sentenced Nov ... Read more...

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European Union urges Belarus to ban death penalty


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has called on Belarus to join the rest of Europe in prohibiting capital punishment."The European Union opposes the use of capital punishment ... Read more...

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EU foreign policy chief condemns fresh violence in Egypt


November 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Monday condemned the fresh outbreak of violence in Egypt this weekend which has left at least 22 people killed and more than 1,700 others ... Read more...

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