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‘Media in India, Pakistan should not use hate language’


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Urging the Indian and Pakistani media not to use words such as "traditional rivals", a seminar of mediapersons from the two countries called for creating an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now, a ‘No-Go zone’ between former East, West Germany


May 13th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 13 (IANS) A part of the border between erstwhile East and West Germany may be declared a "no-go zone" as dozens of minefields have remained uncleared since the ... Read more...

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Sarkozy lied about visiting Fukushima


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday admitted he did not visit Fukushima during a trip to Japan after the tsunami last March, but had told an ... Read more...

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Osama’s home shouldn’t have been razed: Daily


February 28th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Osama bin Laden's house should have been left intact so that "present and future generations can view them as a past that should not be repeated", ... Read more...

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Teesta, access issue will be solved: Chidambaram


September 21st, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the unresolved Teesta river water sharing and the issue of access to India across Bangladesh will be solved ... Read more...

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NATO woos India, says ties important


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 2 (IANS) Stepping up its efforts to woo India as a partner nation in a post-Cold War world, NATO says its fledgling relations with New Delhi are "important" ... Read more...

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She cannot still reconcile to fall of Berlin Wall


August 13th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brigitte Heinrich, a teacher in east Berlin, witnessed the beginning of the Berlin Wall Aug 13, 1961. Fifty years later, the former East German resident ... Read more...

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Kashmir mulls re-opening of other pre-Partition routes


March 31st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) In a bid to boost the people-to-people contact between two sides of Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir government is examining proposals for re-opening more pre-Partition ... Read more...

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Is this the Arab world’s Berlin Wall moment? (Comment)


February 18th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By P.P. Balachandran Over 300 years ago, the English poet John Dryden had warned us against the fury of a patient man. Looks like the anger of the patient Arab is finally ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama urges Egypt’s military to ensure transition to democracy


February 12th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): U.S. President Obama has urged Egypt's all powerful military council to ensure a smooth transition to democracy after a street revolution led to the exit of President Hosni Mubarak.Predicting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops’ First Strike Map Pack Coming


February 1st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The excitement of the Call of Duty fans are high from the upcoming First Strike map pack for Black Ops. The game has proved to be ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

We felt safe when we stepped into India: German traveller


December 8th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) He made a long journey from Hamburg to Goa in a Volkswagen Bulli, along the same route the first German hippies took when they came ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New computer game based on Iron Curtain dubbed ‘tasteless’


September 30th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A new computer game based on the Iron Curtain has been dubbed as being "tasteless and inappropriate" by victims of the former East Germany regime.The game, called ... Read more...

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Exhibition showing Nazi-era Berlin reopened


August 24th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 24 (DPA) Germany's main exhibition of ruins of Nazi-era Berlin reopened to visitors Tuesday in the excavated, inner-city basement where the Gestapo headquarters used to stand. The whole site - half ... Read more...

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RAW ‘brainwashed’ Jaswant for anti-Pak tirade following his peace visit: Analyst


June 16th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.16 (ANI): Former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh on his recent trip to Pakistan had called for peace while insisting that it was time for the 'Berlin Wall' between two ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh goes ga-ga over Jinnah in Pakistan


April 15th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 15 (ANI): Former Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh's enormous love for Mohammed Ali Jinnah was once again on show during the launch of his controversial, yet popular book: "Jinnah - ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indo-Pak ‘Berlin Wall’ must be brought down: Jaswant Singh


April 14th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.14 (ANI): Former Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh has said it is time that the 'Berlin Wall' erected between India and Pakistan following the 1965 war be demolished.Interacting with media persons ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

JFK’s love letter to Swedish beloved up for auction


February 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 16 (IANS) Love letters revealing a secret romance between former US President John F Kennedy and a Swedish woman in the 1950s have been put on auction. The bidding for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tendulkar’s greatness is beyond comprehension (Comment)


November 14th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa Just when the Berlin Wall was being broken down 20 years ago, the cricketing world started talking about a boy wonder who would rise to be a cricketing colossus. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sarkozy’s claims of demolishing Berlin Wall challenged


November 10th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been embroiled in a bizarre controversy after he claimed that he had personally helped to demolish the Berlin Wall on the first ... Read more...

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When bananas brought down the Berlin Wall


November 8th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg, Nov 8 (DPA) On Thursday evening, Nov 9, 1989, West German public TV stations signed off the air at about midnight, as usual. Residents of Hamburg, a mere 50 ... Read more...

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Gorbachev reveals how he prevented Third World War in 1989


November 4th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 3 (ANI): Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has revealed that the Kremlin could have triggered off the Third World War in 1989 had it used force to prevent the Berlin ... Read more...

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Czech court lifts final hurdle to EU treaty ratification


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Nov 3 (DPA) The Czech Republic's Constitutional Court Tuesday ruled the European Union's Lisbon Treaty "not at odds" with the Czech constitution, court chairman Pavel Rychetsky said. That removes the final hurdle ... Read more...

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Leaving East Germany - as easy as Alpha, Bravo, Charlie?


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire Berlin, Oct 23 (DPA) In the winter of 1962, just months after the Berlin Wall was built, bus driver and war veteran Hans Weidner decided he was fed up with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bolt completes treble in World Athletics Championships


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (DPA) Usain Bolt reached another athletics milestone at the World Championships Saturday but a Polish hammer thrower stole the world record from him. Bolt became the first man to claim ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Traitors’ to East Germany were forced to give up their children (The Berlin Wall went up Aug 13, 1961)


August 12th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, Aug 12 (DPA) When Baerbel Gruebel was 25, she and her husband Ota decided they would risk anything rather than have their two young children grow up in Communist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gorbachev agreed to help Reagan fight off an attack from space


April 25th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev agreed to help his then American counterpart Ronald Reagan in case the United States was attacked from outer space.Gorbachoev was appearing on Tuesday's ... Read more...

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Berlin wall’s famous Honecker-Brezhnev kiss painting erased


March 28th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Mar 28 (ANI): The famous painting on the Berlin Wall, which depicted the kiss between East German leader Erich Honecker and his Soviet counterpart Leonid Brezhnev, has been erased as a ... Read more...

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Say hello to ”The Woman Who Married the Eiffel Tower”!


March 12th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 12 (ANI): An American woman who has married the Eiffel Tower belongs to a rare class of people termed as objectum sexuals or those who become love-stricken with ... Read more...

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Germans recall end of Berlin Wall as ‘wonderful gift’


November 10th, 2008 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 10 (DPA) Germany marked Sunday the sudden end of the Berlin Wall 19 years ago, with the former mayor of West Berlin, Walter Momper, recalling it as a "wonderful gift ... Read more...

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Former Dutch Defense Minister Ter Beek dies


October 1st, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by David M N James
Former Dutch Defense Minister Relus ter Beek is dead. The Dutchman is reputed for abolishing a war limits draft and sent troops to an ill-fated United Nations peacekeeping mission in Bosnia. Relus ... Read more...

Posted in Events, Politics, World, World News |

One in nine Berliners wants the Wall back


July 28th, 2008 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, July 28 (DPA) The Berlin Wall had a 29-year history when it finally fell in November 1989 to scenes of unprecedented jubilation in the then divided city. Now, close ... Read more...

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Obama urges US-Europe partnership to face global threats


July 25th, 2008 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, July 25 (DPA) Barack Obama called for a revived alliance between the US and Europe in countering the challenges and threats facing the world, whether from terrorism, climate change or nuclear ... Read more...

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As form emerges, new US embassy in Berlin triggers debate


May 10th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By Ulrike von Leszczynski Berlin, May 10 (DPA) The removal of the scaffolding from the US embassy construction site in Berlin has triggered fresh debate about this symbol of Washington's power on the ... Read more...

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Huge piece of Berlin Wall helps Newseum tell media story


April 11th, 2008 - 9:09 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 11 (DPA) Even removed from Berlin, the watchtower has a threatening mood to it. Along with the 11-metre wide section of the defunct Berlin Wall - said to be the ... Read more...

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