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Bahrain Government cracks down on its medical fraternity


April 21st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Apr. 21 (ANI): At least 32 doctors, including surgeons, physicians, paediatricians and obstetricians, have been arrested and detained by Bahrain's police in the last month in a campaign of intimidation ... Read more...

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I just want Obama to do better, says Diddy


February 1st, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb1 (ANI): Hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has given US President Barack Obama a tough assessment."I just want the president to do better," the Politico quoted him as saying in ... Read more...

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Bill Maher Drops N-Word on Larry King Live


September 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bill Maher recently made an appearance on ‘Larry King Live’; during the course of the show he casually uttered the ‘N-word’. The host of ... Read more...

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Boondocks Season 3 Draws In Heavy Popularity


May 17th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Season 3 of Boondocks has just started and the first episode "It's A Black President, Huey Freeman" has already created waves online. It dealt with ... Read more...

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Black British PM is possible, says book


March 18th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 18 (IANS) A "deepening tide of tolerance" over half a century has created the grounds for Britain to elect its first black prime minister, according ... Read more...

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Will Smith Is Planning A Political Career: Wife


February 1st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Will Smith, who has dominated the entertainment world for several years, is planning to quit his acting career. Though it appears to be quite ... Read more...

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Chris Matthews Accused Of Racist Comments


January 30th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While watching State of the Union address of President Barack Obama, MSNBC host Chris Matthews in his conversation with Keith Olbermann uttered four words "forgot he ... Read more...

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Obama gets a taste of China’s slavery taunt on Tibet


November 16th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Nov. 16 (ANI): Even before Barack Obama touched down in Shanghai, he got a taste of Chinese taunts on Tibet, asserting that the black President should respect Chinese opposition to ... Read more...

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China equates Tibet to US Civil War


November 14th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.14 (ANI): China has equated the unrest prevailing in Tibet to the US Civil War of the 1860s.In a special message for President Barack Obama, Beijing said he (Obama) is ... 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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Farrah Gray and DJ Drama Speak About Being Black In The Age Of Obama


November 1st, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On October 31, CNN aired a show called "Black Men In The Age Of President Obama." The show was hosted by Don Lemon. It aired at ... Read more...

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Spike Lee speaks against Tyler Perry


October 27th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Moviemaker Spike Lee has picked a new tiff with acclaimed actor/director Tyler Perry after he said that the star's hit films are a step ... Read more...

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Carter says Republican lawmaker’s outburst against Obama was racist in tone


September 16th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.16 (ANI): Former US President Jimmy Carter has said Republican representative Joe Wilson's outburst to President Barack Obama during a speech to Congress last week was an act "based on ... Read more...

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Mayawati is India’s anti-Obama: Newsweek (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati features on the cover of Newsweek's latest edition, with the US weekly drawing parallels between her and US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Mayawati is India’s anti-Obama: Newsweek


April 20th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has been featured in the latest edition of Newsweek, with the US weekly drawing parallels between her and US President Barack ... Read more...

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Richard Gere hopes for good relations between China and Tibet


March 11th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Hollywood actor/ political activist Richard Gere has voiced hope that China could one day have a Tibetan leader the same way as United States has a black ... Read more...

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Hollywood stars wow crowds at Obama Ball


January 21st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A host of celebrities including Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, enthralled the audience at the first presidential Inaugural Ball, which was open to the public.Kicked off ... Read more...

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Obama’s presidency was inevitable, say Left leaders


January 21st, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Barack Obama's presidency of the US was an inevitability whose time had come, Left leaders said Wednesday, adding that they don't expect any foreign policy changes from ... Read more...

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Racial prejudice costs black workers nearly $115,000 over their lifetime


December 18th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has found that racial prejudice can cost black workers nearly 115,000 dollars over the lifetime. Lead researchers Kerwin Kofi Charles from the Harris School of ... Read more...

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Desperate Diddys audition tape in quest of first black James Bond


November 30th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Sean Combs a.k.a P.Diddy is so desperate to be the next black James Bond that the he has spent a whopping 750,000 pounds on making his own ... Read more...

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Imagine if Obama’s wife was white, asks African-American author


November 24th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In a fresh insight into complex race relations in the US, iconic African-American author and academic Ali Mazrui says Barack Obama would not have been in the ... Read more...

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Europes insensitive racial remarks over Obama


November 12th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Europe erupted in cheers to celebrate Barack Obamas election as the 44 th US President, but the continent is seeing its share of insensitive racial blunders, too. ... Read more...

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Diddy enforces presidential attire dress code at 39th birthday party


November 8th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, November 7 (ANI): American rapper Diddy evinced his excitement about Barack Obamas historic White House victory by enforcing a "presidential attire" dress code for guests at his 39th birthdays ... Read more...

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Buddha welcomes Obama as US president


November 5th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) West Bengal's communist Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday welcomed the election of Barack Obama as US president, expressing happiness that an African American was taking over the mantle ... Read more...

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Indian students believe Obama will be next US president


October 16th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Indian students believe that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will become the 44th president of the United States on November 4 this year. "I think for myself Obama ... Read more...

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Palin taking a bigger beating because she’’s a Republican woman


October 6th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.6 (ANI): Television jurors have started delivering their verdicts on vice-presidential candidates, Sarah Palin and Joe Biden after their one and only debate last week. Palin, it seems, is taking ... Read more...

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Xena Sarah Palin washes away Obamas polling lead in swing states


September 15th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): The moose-hunting Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, has sent Barack Obamas campaign into a state of panic as support for the Democratic presidential ... Read more...

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Racial division persists in US despite Obama’s candidacy: poll


July 16th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 16 (IANS) Americans are sharply divided by race heading into the first presidential election in which an African-American will be a major party nominee, with over 80 percent of ... Read more...

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More Americans think US ready for black president


April 4th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 4 (IANS) The number of Americans who believe that the country is ready for a black president is rising, suggests a new poll somewhat reflecting the success of ... Read more...

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Google completes DoubleClick deal after EU approval


March 12th, 2008 - 1:56 am ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco/Brussels, March 12 (DPA) Google has said that it had completed its acquisition of internet advertising firm DoubleClick and would start detailed planning on integrating the two companies that could include ... Read more...

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