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Assad departure no solution to Syrian problems: Russia


March 28th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power is not a quick and easy fix for the country's problems, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday."The internal ... Read more...

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Lanka resolution: Uproar in parliament, India undecided (Roundup)


March 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The allegations of "war crimes" during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Tuesday triggered a massive uproar ... Read more...

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Uproar in parliament over Sri Lanka’s ‘war crimes’ (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Parliament witnessed uproarious scenes Tuesday over allegations of "war crimes" during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ... Read more...

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Rwanda looks to India for fresh investment


October 16th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Building upon a new business synergy between India and Africa, a 25-member business delegation led by Rwanda's former prime minister Bernard Makuza will be here ... Read more...

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500,000 fans to attend brass band fest in Serbia


August 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 9 (IANS/AKI) About half a million fans from all over the world will attend the brass band festival that opened in the town of Guca in central Serbia ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka admits civilian deaths during separatist war


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BNO NEWS) – The government of Sri Lanka has admitted there were civilian casualties during the final phase of its civil war against the Tamil Tiger rebels, according to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime has a public relations job!


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, faced with perhaps the most difficult time of his life, is looking for public relations professionals for his image makeover in ... Read more...

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Tamil newspaper editor attacked in northern Sri Lanka


July 30th, 2011 - 3:37 am ICT by BNO News
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BNO NEWS) -- The chief editor of a newspaper in northern Sri Lanka was attacked on Friday by an unidentified gang outside his office, police said.The Colombo Page reported ... Read more...

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UN to withdraw peacekeeping force from Sudan


July 12th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 11 (IANS) The UN Security Council has decided to withdraw UN peacekeeping force from Sudan (UNMIS) by August, 2011.In a resolution adopted Monday, the 15-member UNSC decided ... Read more...

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South Sudan becomes world’s newest nation (Second Lead, superseding earlier story)


July 9th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS) South Sudan has become the world's newest nation -- 193rd country recognised by the UN and the 54th UN member state in Africa -- after a ... Read more...

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South Sudan becomes world’s newest country (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS) South Sudan turned the world's newest country and Africa's 53rd state here early Saturday.Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon were among the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Tamil party accuses army of attacking its election meeting


June 18th, 2011 - 9:09 am ICT by BNO News
JAFFNA, SRI LANKA (BNO NEWS) -- Sri Lanka's major Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), said on Friday that the army attacked some of its members and disrupted an election ... Read more...

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Didier Drogba’s family home in Ivory Coast torched


April 15th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Yamoussoukro, Apr 15 (ANI): Houses belonging to footballer Didier Drogba's family in the Ivory Coast have reportedly been torched by rebel forces.Some reports have suggested the entire village of Guiberoua, where ... Read more...

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Gaddafi ‘using sexy daughter Aisha against Libya’s rebels’


March 30th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi is using his sexy blonde daughter as his secret weapon in the war against Libya's rebels.With revolutionaries fighting to take control of the country, Gaddafi ... Read more...

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US-Pak relationship crisis won’t end following Davis’ release: Kugelman


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2(ANI): It would be a mistake to assume that the US-Pakistan relationship would plunge into crisis only after the Raymond Davis episode, and that it will remain so only until ... Read more...

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Arab world simmers; Gaddafi’s son warns of rivers of blood (Intro Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of "rivers of blood" as anti-government protests intensified in the North African country Monday, while a Libyan minister and two diplomats, ... Read more...

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Arab world simmers; Gaddafi’s son warns of rivers of blood (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Anti-government protests intensified Monday in Libya as Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of "rivers of blood" and two Libyan diplomats, including its envoy to India, quit to protest ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son warns of bloody civil war (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son warned Monday that the country faced a bloody civil war if anti-government protesters refused to accept offers of reform. Amid reports of ... Read more...

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India wishes for settlement of issues between displaced Tamils and Sri Lankan Govt.: Krishna


August 25th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna on Wednesday said that India intends to see a settlement of all pending issues between the internally displaced Tamils of Sri Lanka and ... Read more...

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‘Pak Army ‘plotting overthrow’ of PPP-led government over lack of governance’


August 14th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/London, Aug 14(ANI): Experts have said that the Pakistan government faces the threat of a political unrest or even military takeover following its shoddy response to the humanitarian and economic disaster caused ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa arrives at Shimla


June 10th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, June 10 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Shimla on Thursday.President Rajapaksa would spend the next two days in the hill town.Interacting with media on arrival, President Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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PS Group, Infinity Park to start Sri Lanka project soon


March 11th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) City-based realtors PS Group and Infinity Park Ltd. would start work on their Colombo project within next six months, a company official said here Thursday. "Now that peace has ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka airs video of body claimed to be dead LTTE commander Prabhakaran


May 19th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The Sri Lankan army has released video footage showing what it claims to be the body of Vellupillai Prabhakaran, leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), or Tamil ... Read more...

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Is LTTEs Prabhakaran dead or not?


May 19th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Tamil rebels have refuted claims by the Sri Lankan government that Vellupillai Prabhakaran, the 54-year-old leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), or Tamil Tigers as they are more ... Read more...

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Hospital under shell attack in Sri Lanka evacuated: ICRC


February 4th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 4 (DPA) A civilian hospital hit by repeated shelling over the past few days during fighting between government forces and Tamil rebels in north-eastern Sri Lanka has been closed and ... Read more...

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Former Bangladesh prime minister refuses to quit politics


April 27th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dhaka, April 27 (DPA) Former Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina, jailed on charges of corruption, declared Sunday that she was not quitting politics despite mounting pressure from senior party leaders to step ... Read more...

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