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Raul Castro secures cooperation commitments in China


July 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Talks here Thursday between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Cuba's Raul Castro ended with the signing of eight accords, including one on a loan to finance ... Read more...

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UN chief to undertake Asia tour


March 16th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will embark on an Asian tour Sunday. He will visit places including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea, a UN ... Read more...

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Deficit Panel Releases Proposal To Reduce Social Security Benefits


November 11th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bipartisan panel that was established by United States President Barack Obama issued a proposal on Wednesday with the aim of repealing a number of ... 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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Pakistan hits out at India after US backing for UNSC (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) India's "expansionist designs" were contradictory to the charter of the Security Council, Pakistan said Tuesday as it again lashed out at the US supporting New Delhi's bid for ... Read more...

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Reforming UNSC more complicated after US backing India: Pakistan


November 9th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support to India for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council has upset Pakistan which said "it will make ... Read more...

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Pakistan not playing effective role in terror war: Afghanistan


November 9th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Afghanistan Monday said that Pakistan has not yet played "a very effective role" in the war against terror.Waheed Omer, a spokesman for Afghan President Hamid Karzai, said: ... Read more...

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Backing for India’s UNSC seat ’speaks volumes of how US thinks about India’: Experts


November 9th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's backing for India's bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council has been termed as 'significant' for the relation ... Read more...

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Obama ends India visit, flies to Indonesia (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday left for Indonesia after a four-day visit to India where he declared support for New Delhi's bid for a permanent UN ... Read more...

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Obama ends India trip, leaves for Indonesia


November 9th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday morning left for Indonesia, the second leg of his four-nation Asia tour, after wrapping up a four-day visit to India. Read more...

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Pakistan expects Obama’s visit in 2011: Envoy


November 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan looks forward to US President Barack Obama's visit in 2011, said Pakistani ambassador Hussain Haqqani, hoping that Obama's India trip "will create an opportunity for lasting ... Read more...

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US accepts India as major South Asia player: Pakistani daily


November 8th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's "initiation of his Asia tour with India... (is) part of US deference towards them and acceptance of its role as a major player ... Read more...

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Clinton discussed Obama visit, situation in region with PM: Menon


October 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor Onboard Air India One (ANI), Oct. 30 (ANI): National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon said on Saturday that U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton called on Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Obama visit sixth by US president in over 50 years


October 30th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Barack Obama's trip to India Nov 6-9 will be the sixth by a US president since Dwight D. Eisenhower became the first to come visiting more ... Read more...

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Malaysians praise Manmohan Singh’s multi-racialism view


October 29th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 29 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been applauded here for his observation that Malaysia represented the best of Asia in terms of multi-racialism.Manmohan Singh was in ... Read more...

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China on anvil, Indian PM lands in Hanoi (Roundup)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday evening on the last leg of his three-nation Asia tour to attend the India-Asean and the East Asia ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in Vietnam


October 28th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Oct 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived here on Thursday evening for the third and final leg of his three-nation Asia tour.Dr. Singh has arrived in Hanoi ... Read more...

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Manmohan in Hanoi for ASEAN, East Asia summits (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here on the last leg of his three-nation Asia tour to attend the India-ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit.He ... Read more...

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A Bollywood-PM combo in Malaysia (Malaysia diary)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Putrajaya, Oct 27 (IANS) "Jodha Akbar" and the sombre Prime Minister Manmohan Singh? An unlikely combination, you'd think. But the twain did meet at a slide show extolling the qualities of ... Read more...

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Manmohan leaves Japan, heads to Malaysia


October 26th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday left for Malaysia on the second leg of his three-nation Asia tour after a three-day visit to Japan that ... Read more...

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PM leaves for three-nation Asia tour


October 24th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Sunday left for a three-nation tour of Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam to bolster economic ties with partners in East Asia and strengthen ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to embark on three-nation Asia tour on Sunday (Part II)


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said Prime Minister Dr. Singh will travel to Hanoi (Vietnam) on the third and final leg of his Asia tour, for participating in the 8th India-ASEAN Summit and ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to embark on three-nation Asia tour on Sunday (Part I)


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will undertake a three-nation official visit to Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam that begins this Sunday (Oct.24).Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao briefed ... Read more...

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PM leaves for three-nation Asia tour Sunday


October 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India is set to energise its Look East policy when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday goes to Japan, the first leg of a three-nation tour that ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to undertake three-nation Asia tour


October 21st, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will leave on a three-nation Asia tour, commencing on Sunday (Oct.24).He will visit Tokyo, Malaysia, and Vietnam during this tour. ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan cancels Asia tour


April 5th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Music legend Bob Dylan has cancelled plans to tour Asia this month after he was reportedly refused permission to play in China. The "Blowin' in the wind" hitmaker had ... Read more...

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The Killers cancel Asia tour


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 23 (ANI): The Killers have cancelled Asian tour due to "unforeseen circumstances."The rock band was supposed to perform in Singapore on 24 January, after which they would have headed to ... Read more...

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Cuba for ’special priority’ to Japan


December 8th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 8 (EFE) Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has said that his country accords "special priority" to its ties with Japan and solicited the Asian country's support regarding Havana's relations ... Read more...

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US president arrives in South Korea


November 18th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in South Korea Wednesday as part of his four-nation Asia tour. Obama has visited Japan, Singapore and China. Seoul is the last stop ... Read more...

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Hilary is back with bang after Asia tour: NYT


July 26th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 26 (ANI): After being supposedly sidelined at home due to a broken elbow, US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's increased visibility during her recent visit to India and Thailand ... Read more...

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At Nairobi meet, India learns about new Obama agenda


February 26th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India last week not only changed its long-standing position against legal restrictions on mercury emissions, but also learnt a valuable lesson in dealing with the new US ... Read more...

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Japan urged to play bigger role in UN peacekeeping


February 17th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 17 (Xinhua) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday called on Japan to play a bigger role in the UN peacekeeping operations, the official Kyodo news agency reported. During ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton arrives in Japan on start of Asia tour


February 17th, 2009 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 17 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Tokyo Monday, kicking off her first visit abroad since taking office last month.The global economic downturn, North Korea's nuclear ... Read more...

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New Asia-Pacific golf series signals potential conflict with Asian Tour


January 24th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The announcement of a six-event professional golf series in the Asia-Pacific region - China, Australia and South Korea, with the possibility of Japan joining in - has ... Read more...

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Lahiri in lead at BILT Open golf


December 25th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Dec 25 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri set the pace on day one of the BILT Open golf with a magnificent bogey-free seven under 65 at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort here ... Read more...

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