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US Defence Secretary to visit India in June


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Calling developing the US-India relationship as a priority for the United States, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta will travel to India in the first week of June, ... Read more...

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US wants India to play key role in Asia-Pacific region


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Welcoming India's 'Look East' approach, US President Barack Obama very much wants India to play a significant role in the region as an Indian Ocean ... Read more...

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Economic crisis looms as Obama returns from Asia


November 20th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) As President Barack Obama returns home after a sojourn in Bali he faces a looming economic crisis that threatens to unravel the gains of his ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s sole export is terror: Pakistani daily


November 15th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Pakistan's "sole export seems to have become terror", an article in a Pakistan daily said and added that the country's "very existence has become India-centric".The article in ... 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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China `threat’ a Western perception, say Chinese experts


November 9th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) Western countries' concern over China's rapid development, which they consider "a threat", won't deter the country from contributing to world peace, experts have said.Shanghai Daily, in an ... 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 economy adds 151,000 jobs in October


November 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): The unemployment rate in the United States may not have fallen substantially in 2010, but a US Labor Department report has given President Barack Obama some cheer by ... Read more...

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Maharashtra CM, envoys to receive Obama in Mumbai


November 6th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.6 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and the ambassadors of India and the United States -- Meera Shankar and Time Roemer --, besides Minister-in-waiting Salman Khursheed, will receive US ... Read more...

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Obama on a mission to sell more in India (Lead)


November 5th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama embarking on an Asia trip focused on "opening up additional markets like India" so that American business can sell more products abroad ... Read more...

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Defeated Obama to focus on opening up markets on Asia trip


November 4th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) "Humbled" in defeat, US President Barack Obama has vowed to "re-set" the button with American business by focusing his trip to Asia, starting with India, ... Read more...

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Poll results would not affect Obama agenda on Asia trip: aide


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) The predicted rout of US President Barack Obama's Democratic party in Tuesday's Congressional poll would not affect his economic agenda on his Asia trip, starting ... Read more...

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India, China to play key role on global issues: US (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) The US believes that given their rise as global powers, India and China are going to play a fundamental role on issues like Iran, non-proliferation, ... Read more...

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Asia to play key role with rise of India, China: US


October 29th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) The United States believes given the rise of India and China as global powers, emerging Asian nations are going to play a fundamental role on ... Read more...

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‘Obama’s Asia trip underscores re-engagement strategy’


October 29th, 2010 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to Asia next month underscores his Asia strategy of renewed engagement, a top aide has said.According to Xinhua, US engagement in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Vietnam


October 28th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday on the third and final leg of his three-nation Asia trip which has already taken him to Japan ... Read more...

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PM in Malaysia to firm up economic, defence, cultural ties (Night Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Having said sayonara to Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday for a three-day visit during which he will underscore the linkages between ... Read more...

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PM touches down in Malaysia to bolster ties (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Having said sayonara to Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday for a three-day visit during which he will underscore the linkages between ... Read more...

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Shadows Fall’s Asia trip


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Massachusetts based metal band Shadows Fall are glad to announce that they soon would be embarking on a tour. The unique part of the tour is that ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton upset with Japan entry ban


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Paris Hilton is said to be "beyond upset" at being refused entry in Japan on the grounds that she is on probation for drugs. According to a close ... Read more...

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As final health battle looms, Obama delays Asia trip (Lead)


March 19th, 2010 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (DPA) US President Barack Obama has been forced to postpone until June a trip to Asia, as his fellow Democrats scrambled for support Thursday ahead of a final ... Read more...

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Obama postpones Asia trip to focus on health reform


March 19th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama has postponed until June his trip to Asia, the White House announced Thursday, as fellow Democrats scrambled for support ahead of an expected ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates cancel Asia trip to help in the Haiti rescue efforts


January 15th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the US Defense Secretary Robert Gates have canceled the remainder of their Asia-Pacific trip to deal with ... Read more...

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Russell Brand confirms engagement


January 6th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Russell Brand has revealed that he is engaged to singer Katy Perry.The comic, 34, said that he popped the question during a spiritual ceremony in India on ... Read more...

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Most Indians still feel that US giving India short shrift


November 24th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): A majority of Indians across the United States feel that President Barack Obama gave too much deference to China during his recent Asia trip, and thus created doubts ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens military action to defend sea border


November 13th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 13 (DPA) North Korea warned Friday it would use "merciless" military action to defend its sea border with South Korea. In a statement carried by the state-run Korean Central News ... Read more...

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China warns Obama over meeting Dalai Lama (Lead)


November 13th, 2009 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) A Chinese government spokesman has said US President Barack Obama should be sympathetic to China's opposition to the Dalai Lama, as a black president who lauded Abraham ... Read more...

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Obama heads to Asia, breaks foreign travel record


November 12th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 12 (ANI): US President Barack has travelled to more countries in his first year in office than any of his predecessors and now, will undertake a nine-day tour of Asia. ... Read more...

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‘US attaches importance to both India, China’


November 11th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Describing India and China as "two significant powers in the region" and emerging global powers, the US has said that it attaches importance to both ... Read more...

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Bush urges North Korea to keep nuclear pledges


August 6th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Seoul, Aug 6 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Wednesday said that despite North Korea having made progress in dismantling its nuclear programme, it still must meet many more obligations in order ... Read more...

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