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China, Britain to strengthen strategic relation


September 17th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) China and Britain have agreed to strengthen their strategic relationship, a government statement said.Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang met former British prime minister Gordon Brown ... Read more...

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India, Britain discuss science and technology


September 16th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India and Britain Friday held discussions to further their cooperation in science and technology.Science and Technology Minister Ashwani Kumar held talks with former British ... Read more...

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Pregnant woman told to give up her seat so Gordon Brown could fly Club Class


March 27th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A heavily pregnant woman was left furious after she was told to give up her British Airways seat so former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown could fly ... Read more...

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Sarah Brown reveals embarrassing royal faux pas in memoir


February 21st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Sarah Brown, the wife of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has revealed details of her life in the spotlight, including an embarrassing royal faux pas, in ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown ‘ordered’ Zardari to “take Osama bin Laden out”: WikiLeaks


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2(ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown had ordered Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to have al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden killed, a diplomatic cable unveiled by the ... Read more...

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Karzai told Brown that Pak “actually a more violent country than Afghanistan”: Leaks


December 9th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 9 (ANI): Given an increase in al Qaeda training activity in Pakistan, it is a more violent country than Afghanistan, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told the then British Prime ... Read more...

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Wikileaks: ISI untrustworthy, Saudi officials told Holbrooke


December 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabian intelligence officials considered Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) "untrustworthy" and "thought 10 times before sharing any sensitive information with them", a Pakistani daily reported Tuesday, quoting ... Read more...

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ISI chief conspired against Zardari: WikiLeaks


December 4th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik had told then US ambassador Anne Patterson that it was not chief of army staff Gen. Ashfaq Kayani but ISI chief Gen. ... Read more...

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US wrote off ex-British PM Brown for his ‘abysmal track record’: Wikileaks cables


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was written off a year into his term by the United States, who mocked his 'abysmal track record' and treated his international ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks Disclosure: Sarkozy, an emperor sans clothes, Putin, an alpha dog


November 29th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Disclosures by the secret web site WikiLeaks have revealed that the Obama administration and its representatives in various foreign capitals described French President Nicholas Sarkozy as an "Emperor ... Read more...

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Brown Govt. was paranoid, weak and unstable: US diplomats


November 28th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Secret briefings by US diplomats to President Barack Obama have described the government of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown as paranoid, weak and unstable.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Brown says Burmese poll sans Suu Kyi “masquerade of an election”


November 1st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that the world leaders are not doing enough to highlight the plight of Aung San Suu Kyi, the embodiment ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown offers to lecture at $100,000


August 19th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former British prime minister Gordon Brown is offering his services as a public speaker at a sum of $100,000 per lecture. Brown has asked an agency to put ... Read more...

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Brown aiming to pocket 64,000 pounds per public speaking engagement


August 19th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19(ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is reportedly aiming to secure bookings worth 64,000 pounds for speaking engagements in the Middle East and Asia.Anyone wishing to hire ... Read more...

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Lockerbie victims’ kin describe Megrahi release anniversary celebration a “kick in the face”


August 16th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Relatives of those killed in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, has hit out at plans to organise a 'national party' in Libya to celebrate the first anniversary of ... Read more...

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Libya to celebrate anniversary of Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 16th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Libya is preparing to mark the first anniversary of the Lockerbie bomber's release with leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi urging his countrymen to thank those who helped to ... Read more...

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Brown appeals to Brit people to donate more for Pak flood victims


August 11th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Ex-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has insisted there is no giving fatigue among people as he appealed for donations to help Pakistan flood victims.He said it was ... Read more...

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Pak needs to come clean on ISI-Taliban link: Editorial


July 31st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31(ANI): After the leak of classified US military documents proved links between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Taliban, an editorial in a leading Pakistan daily has said that ... Read more...

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Gilani says Cameron’s remarks against Pak can affect war on terror


July 30th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the issue of hostile statements made by British Prime Minister David Cameron would be taken up at a diplomatic ... Read more...

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‘Cheerful’ Brown admits to ‘end of an era’ when he left 10 Downing


July 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown insists he is "very cheerful" as a backbench MP and has "quite quickly", realised it was the "end of an era" ... Read more...

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Factors behind the India-Pakistan logjam (Comment)


July 17th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The unprecedented public exposure of the India-Pakistan rift after the ministerial-level talks in Islamabad was a disaster waiting to happen.A similar, though more muted, incident happened during Pakistan ... Read more...

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Brown boasted that he could beat Blair to EU presidency job


July 15th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Former British prime minister Gordon Brown has boasted he could beat his predecessor Tony Blair for the job of European President.Brown is reported to have sneered at ... Read more...

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David Miliband accuses Gordon Brown of lacking “moral seriousness” as PM


July 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): The Labour leadership candidate David Miliband has made his most outspoken attack on former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, saying he lacked the "moral seriousness" he had ... Read more...

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Ex-UK PM Brown could soon be Prof Brown


July 7th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is understood to have been approached by Harvard and Yale, the so-called "Ivy League" elite universities on America's East Coast, to ... Read more...

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Sarah Brown writing her memoirs


June 14th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Sarah Brown, wife of former British prime minister Gordon Brown, is publishing her memoirs of life inside 10, Downing Street. Publishers Ebury Press said it will tell her ... Read more...

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Brown has left his permanent mark in Downing Street


June 13th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is alleged to have caused permanent damage at 10 Downing Street. Brown has been accused of more inadvertent vandalism.When incumbent ... Read more...

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Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg to co-chair UN-backed group on climate change financing


June 7th, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has accepted an invitation to co-chair the United Nations-backed advisory group on climate change financing, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Sunday.Stoltenberg ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown ’signed pay cut for his successor at Downing Street’


June 6th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): In his final days as the British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown deprived David Cameron of hundreds of thousands of pounds - the Labour politician accepted a pay ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown wants top job at International Monetary Fund


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23(ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown wants one of the world's most important economic jobs as head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said his closest school friend.Tom ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell To Receive Knighthood by Queen


May 18th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon Cowell, known as one of the judges from 'American Idol' and 'Britain's Got Talent', as well as for his charity work, will receive a knighthood ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown’ chances of knighthood ruined?


May 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown may miss a chance to earn knighthood after his recent statement following his exit from the top post.The ex-leader said ... Read more...

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Britain to switch to Conservative rule as Brown quits


May 12th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown resigned Tuesday after his ruling Labour party failed to form a government following last week's general election. Brown's resignation ends 13 years of ... Read more...

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UK PM Gordon Brown Decides To Quit To Help Formation Of Coalition Government


May 11th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The political scenario in Britain is experiencing an unprecedented deadlock after the national elections which were held recently could not declare a clear winner. In ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent Brits want Cameron to be next PM


May 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): About 53 percent of Brits want Tory leader David Cameron to be the country's next Prime Minister.According to The Sun's latest poll, only 33 per cent want ... Read more...

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Brit PM Brown resigns in a dramatic move


May 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, in a dramatic move, has announced that he will step down as leader of the Labour Party in order to pave the ... Read more...

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