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Mulayam tears ballot, Sangma team demands cancellation of vote (lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yaday, who had pledged support to ruling UPA's presidential hopeful Pranab Mukherjee, Thursday almost voted for opposition candidate ... Read more...

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Mexican congressional hopeful bares some skin in posters


May 8th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), May 8 (IANS/EFE) A female candidate of the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, posed semi-nude for posters in her "provocative" campaign for a seat in ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria and Kal Penn join Obama’s re-election campaign


February 24th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama campaign team has rewarded actress Eva Longoria and others for their unwavering support for the President. In all, 35 co-chairs for the President’s re-election ... Read more...

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Putin courts sports fans to woo them


January 21st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has begun courting sports fans as part of his presidential campaign, perhaps seeing them as a political threat, analysts here ... Read more...

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Democrats not happy with Romney’s first TV ad


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s first TV ad got off on the wrong foot when it was attacked for being “deceitful” and “dishonest.” In the ad, Romney ... Read more...

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Sharon Bialek charges Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior in an interview


November 8th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP hopeful Herman Cain is facing a fresh charge of sexual harassment. Sharon Bialek has joined the list of women who have made various accusations against the ... Read more...

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‘We are united’, reiterates Team Anna; visits Hazare (Lead)


October 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 30 (IANS) Putting up a united front, Team Anna Sunday said there were no differences among its core committee members and accused the Congress of ... Read more...

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Michele Norris steps down as host of ‘All Things Considered’


October 25th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) National Public Radio’s Michele Norris has announced that her husband has picked up an offer to be part of President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. Her husband, ... Read more...

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‘New approaches helping Australian team’


July 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said the injection of new coaching staffs, who have brought new approaches, is helping the Australian squad.Johnson said after the disastrous Ashes ... Read more...

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Obama releases long form birth certificate to end debate


April 27th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday released his long form birth certificate in an attempt to stop ongoing conspiracy theories about his place of birth.Conspiracy theories regarding ... Read more...

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Obama launches re-election bid with - ‘It begins with us’


April 4th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has launched his bid for re-election with a short video on BarackObama.com using what apparently will be one of his campaign ... Read more...

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Munda faces tough by-poll as campaigning ends


February 8th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 8 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda of the Bharatiya Janata Party, a three-time winner from Kharsawa assembly constituency, is toiling hard to coast to victory in Thursday's by-poll ... Read more...

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Nigerian President Jonathan wins primaries


January 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nigeria's current President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday won the primaries and thus became the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, local media reported.Jonathan won surprisingly and against ... Read more...

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Secret Service officer visits UFC fighter Volkmann over ‘fight to Obama’ comment


January 9th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Secret Service has reportedly visited Jacob Volkmann, a UFC fighter, after he said that he wanted to fight President Obama because he disagreed with his health care policy.According ... Read more...

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Obama’s insular White House worries his allies


December 25th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 25 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's executive style relies heavily on a cordon of advisors who were with him at earlier points in his career, but now there are ... Read more...

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Fifa row may have blown away England’s 2018 World Cup bid chances


November 5th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid has suffered a blow after a British daily investigation into the bidding process, according to a key member of the campaign team.A ... Read more...

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Barbara Boxer claims victory over Carly Fiorina


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senator Barbara Boxer has claimed a win in the senatorial election at approximately 11:00 PM even though her rival Carly Fiorina hasn’t accepted defeat yet. ... Read more...

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William Lawson’s stops the fake Morgan Freeman Ad


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William "B.J." Lawson’s bid to enter Congress this term suffered a major setback when it emerged that an ad that features what seems like Morgan Freeman’s ... Read more...

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Christine O’Donnell puts her foot in the mouth in the ‘Separation of Church & State’ case


October 20th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tea Party Senate candidate for Delaware goofed badly during a debate with the Democratic candidate, Chris Coons at Widener Law School.Debating in front ... Read more...

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Calgary’s Naheed Nenshi becomes Canada’s first Muslim mayor


October 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Calgary (Canada), Oct. 19 (ANI): Naheed Nenshi has become Canada's first Muslim mayor.Nenshi achieved a staggering win in Calgary's mayor's race Monday by defeating two better-funded candidates, including one backed by Stephen ... Read more...

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British politician’s secret dossier found in cab


April 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) A secret dossier on a TV debate strategy for Britain's Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, found in the back of a taxi, advises him to "speak more slowly" ... Read more...

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Obama’s favourite caramel boosts export of Wales salt


April 19th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): The salt from Wales, which is used to make President Barack Obama's favourite caramel, has led to a boost in British food export figures for the fifth ... Read more...

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Obama’s Campaign Team Cashing In On Biden ‘F-bomb’ T-shirt


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 02 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the President of the United States, Barack Obama was signing the very controversial health care reform bill into law, the Vice President, Joe Biden, leaned over ... Read more...

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Abdullah pulls out of Afghan presidential runoff poll (Second lead)


November 1st, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 1 (DPA) Afghan presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah Sunday announced he would not participate in a planned runoff election, saying that political conditions could not guarantee a fair process. The former foreign ... Read more...

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Airline with detained plane was Obama’s carrier during campaign


October 19th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) North American Airlines, whose passenger jet was detained here for violating norms, was the official carrier for US President Barack Obama during his election campaign last year. "North ... Read more...

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Holbrooke holds ‘explosive’ talks with Karzai


August 28th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.28 (ANI): Concerned over the reports of massive fraud during the recent Afghan elections, the US Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke had an 'explosive' meeting with Afghan ... Read more...

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Even before declaration, Karzai’s victory marred by vote-rigging allegations


August 24th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 24 (ANI): As the raw polling station data declared Hamid Karzai's as Afghanistan's re-elected president in a landslide victory, allegations of vote-rigging have begun to surface. Early figures from campaign ... Read more...

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Rivals plan to challenge as Yudhoyono declared winner


July 25th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 25 (DPA) Indonesia's General Elections commission Saturday declared President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono the winner of this month's presidential election, but his rivals vowed to challenge the conduct of the polls, ... Read more...

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Palin described as Alaska’s lipstick wearing pit-bull and a `Little Shop of Horrors’


June 30th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A longtime friend and campaign trail companion of John McCain, the vanquished 2008 GOP presidential nominee, has described his vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin as Alaska's lipstick-wearing pit-bull ... Read more...

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Advani wants politicians to be idealistic


May 16th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Bhubaneshwar, May 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani has said politics had to rise above personal agenda."Anyone who comes to politics must have a motivation, ... Read more...

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A pen stand called ‘Nano’ (Poll Prattle)


April 11th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hoping to zip zap zoom to victory. Or so it would seem from the Nano memorabilia - modelled on the ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatchers last days as Iron Lady to be turned into drama


February 1st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 1 (ANI): The last days of Margaret Thatcher as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom are set to be filmed for a major BBC drama.Margaret will reportedly star ... Read more...

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Former Gurkhas face further delay in UK residency row


December 24th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Gurkhas, who retired before 1997, would have to face further unacceptable delays before finding out if they will be allowed to settle in the UK, according to ... Read more...

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Civil rights leader Jacksons son denies seeking to buy Obama’’s Senate seat


December 11th, 2008 - 10:33 am ICT by ANI
Springfield (Illinois, US)/Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): Jesse Jackson Junior, the son of the well known civil rights campaigner, Jesse Jackson Senior, has denied that he attempted to buy President-elect Barack Obamas vacated ... Read more...

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Obamas inner circle says he was clear about the message he wanted to project


November 10th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (US), Nov.10 (ANI): US.S. President elect Barack Obamas inner circle of political advisors have said that the Democratic candidate was pretty clear from the beginning of the campaign about the ... Read more...

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