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Bogu Kailai sentenced to death with reprieve


August 20th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, wife of former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, was Monday sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve on charges of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood.A ... Read more...

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Olympics: Belarus denies boycott rumours


July 27th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has no plans to boycott the Olympics after President Alexander Lukashenko was refused entry to Britain, the Belarusian minister for sports and tourism said.Lukashenko ... Read more...

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Lukashenko denied accreditation to Olympics: Britain


July 26th, 2012 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Accreditation to the London 2012 Olympic Games has not been granted to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the British Embassy in Belarus has confirmed."President Alexander Lukashenko ... Read more...

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A China House for London Olympics


July 14th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China House, a place to host friends from all over the world and display China-related activities, will be set up in London during the 2012 London ... Read more...

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Western ambassadors unwelcome: Syria


June 5th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Syria has said the ambassadors of several Western countries, including the US, Britain, France and Turkey, were "personae non gratae" or unwelcome in the country, a ... Read more...

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Dubai police foils cocaine smuggling in Zambia


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The police department of Dubai has been praised by Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) for its role in providing intelligence to Zambian authorities to thwart ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an Afghan ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’ (With Image)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, Rah-e-Sabz, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an ... Read more...

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Britain advises nationals to leave Mali


April 1st, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has urged its all nationals in Mali to leave the west African country immediately following security concerns.Issuing an emergency ... Read more...

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No plan to arm Syrian rebels: British envoy


March 7th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) British ambassador to Syria Simon Collis, who was withdrawn from Damascus recently, said here that there was no plan for Britain to arm the Syrian opposition ... Read more...

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NATO pulls outs forces from Afghan ministry offices (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 25 (IANS) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force Saturday recalled its forces from Afghan ministries and other military installations in Kabul after two NATO officers were killed in ... Read more...

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Britain recalls envoy in Syria for consultation


February 7th, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the country's ambassador in Syria has been recalled for consultation, following America's move to withdraw all diplomats from Damascus.The ... Read more...

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Britain to send n-sub on Falklands patrol


February 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Britain will send a nuclear submarine to the South Atlantic to protect the Falkland Islands from the threat of Argentine military action, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Briton’s dismembered body found in Argentina


January 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) The dismembered body of a 74-year-old British physicist and mathematician who went missing several months ago has been found in Argentina, police said.Police found Donald ... Read more...

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British foreign secretary meets Myanmarese president (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 5 (IANS) Visiting British Foreign Secretary William Hague Thursday met with Myanmar President U Thein Sein hours after he arrived in the capital Nay Pyi Taw.Hague also met ... Read more...

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British foreign secretary visits Myanmar


January 5th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 5 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague Thursday arrived in Myanmar on a two-day official visit.This is the first visit by a British foreign secretary to Myanmar since ... Read more...

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Explosives from Britain found at Bahrain airport


December 8th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 8 (IANS) A package that came from Britain and contained explosives has been detected at the Bahrain International Airport, Xinhua reported.Bahraini security authorities announced Wednesday evening that they ... Read more...

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British envoy blames Iran for embassy storming


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) The expelled British ambassador to Iran, Dominick Chilcott, has accused the Iranian government of supporting Tuesday's storming of British embassy compounds by Iranian students."That sort of ... Read more...

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Iranian cleric warns against UN, EU support to Britain


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 3 (IANS) A senior Iranian cleric has warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the European Union (EU) not to offer support to Britain over the British embassy ... Read more...

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Six British embassy staff taken hostage in Iran


November 29th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Six British embassy personnel in Iran were taken hostage Tuesday when student protesters broke into the British Council and the British embassy here. A large number of ... Read more...

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British embassy wall collapse victims’ kin seek compensation


September 19th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) Angry protesters sought compensation from the British Embassy in Kathmandu Monday after the perimeter wall of the embassy collapsed during the previous night's earthquake, killing three ... Read more...

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Panic stalks Nepal as quake kills at least 5


September 18th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) Panic spread through Nepal Sunday as a major quake hit the tremor-prone Himalayan nation, killing at least five people - three of them in capital city ... Read more...

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Britain to help Kyrgyzstan in army reform: official


August 27th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Aug 27 (IANS) Britain has said it will help Kyrgyzstan in its efforts to reform its armed forces, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said.According to Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry's press service, ... Read more...

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British child plunges to death from 13th floor in Singapore


August 7th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A toddler from Britain died after she fell from her parents' 13th-floor luxury apartment in Singapore, a media report said here.The body of the three-year-old girl ... Read more...

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Britain expels Gaddafi diplomats


July 27th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Britain will recognise the Libyan rebel council as the "sole governmental authority", and Gaddafi-regime diplomats have been expelled, Foreign Secretary William Hague said.The Libyan charge d'affaires ... Read more...

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Briton killed in Yemen bomb blast


July 21st, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 21 (IANS/AKI) A British national was killed in Yemen Wednesday in a bomb blast, officials said.The incident took place in the southern port city of Aden. The unnamed ... Read more...

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Libya regime targets British embassy after Gaddafi ‘assassination’ attempt


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Libyan forces set alight the British embassy in Tripoli, and also targeted other Western buildings after NATO airstrikes were carried out to assassinate Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.The Libyan ... Read more...

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Britain expels Libyan envoy


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Libya's ambassador to Britain has been expelled after the British embassy in Libyan capital Tripoli was attacked by a mob, Foreign Secretary William Hague said.Hague said ... Read more...

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Manning’s mother calls on Hague to check on his deteriorating condition


April 14th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): Susan Manning, the mother of Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking confidential data to WikiLeaks, has called for British Foreign Secretary William Hague to visit her son ... Read more...

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British tourist beaten to death in Dubai prison


April 14th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr 14 (ANI): A British tourist was beaten to death at a Dubai police station after being arrested over allegations of assault, intimidating behaviour and use of abusive language.Bradley Brown, ... Read more...

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Gurkhas get axe as Britain reduces troops (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Nepalese Gurkha soldiers serving in the British Army and fighting for equal pay, perks and pension received yet another stunning blow Monday as the ... Read more...

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Gurkhas axed as Britain reduces troops


April 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Gurkha soldiers from Nepal serving in the British Army and fighting for equal pay, perks and pension received yet another stunning blow Monday as ... Read more...

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Britons returning safe from Libya speak of chaos, living hell


February 26th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A total of 79 Britons and Canadians have landed at the Gatwick Airport in West Sussex on a government-chartered plane, escaping the massive uprising in Tripoli against the ... Read more...

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Britons return home safe from Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A total of 79 Britons and Canadians have landed at the Gatwick Airport in West Sussex on a government-chartered plane, escaping the massive uprising in Tripoli against the ... Read more...

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Britain persuades Gaddafi loyalists to defect


February 26th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) British officials are trying to persuade key figures of the Libyan regime to defect from their leader Muammar Gaddafi and thus evade trial for crimes against humanity alongside ... Read more...

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