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Berlusconi’s son worries foes can hurt broadcasting empire


July 1st, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Milan, July 1 (IANS/AKI) Billionaire Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's son is not especially worried about a political crisis in the government, but fears his father's political adversaries can harm ... Read more...

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Tasmania creates history, elects first female premier


January 24th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania), Jan.24 (ANI): Tasmania's first female premier, a career politician, has revealed what it felt like to be the youngest woman to be elected to an Australian parliament as a 23-year-old ... Read more...

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Next Chinese leader ‘redder than reds’: Wikileaks


December 19th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 19 (IANS) Leaked US diplomatic cables portray the anointed Chinese leader Xi Jinping as incorruptible, disinterested in extra marital affairs and a Communist hardliner who is "redder than reds".Der Spiegel, ... Read more...

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Times Square’s Naked Cowboy running for president


October 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 4 (ANI): The Naked Cowboy, Times Square's brief-wearing busker, is going to be a competitor for Barack Obama in the next presidential elections-as he is running for America's ... Read more...

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Stokes beats Pargat to become Hockey India president (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Interim president Vidya Stokes was Thursday declared Hockey India (HI) president defeating former India captain and Olympian Pargat Singh in elections held here Wednesday. The 83-year-old Stokes, ... Read more...

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Rick Snyder Wins Michigan Republican Primary


August 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Rick Snyder won the competitive Republican primary to gain the GOP nomination for the November state election for the post of the Governor. The ... Read more...

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Jerry Brown Runs Independent For Governor


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Attorney General Jerry Brown has announced that he would be running for the post of Governor of the state of California. The declaration has not come ... Read more...

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El Paso County, Colorado sheriff says he will not seek re-election


January 21st, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- El Paso County, Colorado Sheriff Terry Maketa on Wednesday announced he will not seek re-election for a third term, saying he will pursue new opportunities in ... Read more...

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