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Medvedev lauds ‘courageous’ Russian paralympians


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has lauded the country's "courageous" achievements at the London Paralympics.Monumental efforts particularly in athletics, where 19 gold were won, and ... Read more...

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Russia’s women retain chess Olympiad title


September 10th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women defended their Chess Olympiad title in Istanbul over the weekend with a 4-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan edging them past China.Russia had trailed China ... Read more...

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Nicaragua turns to Chinese firm to finance canal project


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Nicaragua has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese company on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal, an official said.The document was signed by ... Read more...

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Brazil to see moderate growth in 2012


August 10th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazil should be able to achieve moderate growth in 2012, while most of the OECD's 34 member economies will lose steam in the coming ... Read more...

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India listens in on Iran conference on Syria


August 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India has taken part in a ministerial conference convened by Iran, Damascus' staunchest ally, that seeks to push an "indigenous solution" to the Syrian crisis.Rajiv ... Read more...

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‘Company executives should replace foreign soldiers in Afghanistan’


June 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) With NATO combat forces set to withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, India Thursday suggested that their place be taken by foreign investment ... Read more...

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China, Russia sign electrical cooperation deal


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) China and Russia have signed an agreement on electrical cooperation on the sidelines of the ongoing St. Petersburg International Forum (SPIEF), Xinhua reported.The deal was signed ... Read more...

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US applauds North Korea’s statement about no n-test


June 12th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The US has applauded the statement by North Korea that it has no plans to conduct a nuclear test at present."Obviously we'll judge them by their ... Read more...

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SCO against interventionism, says Chinese president


June 6th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) follows "new trends" in security and development to increase regional cooperation and fight interventionism, Chinese President Hu Jintao has said.The ... Read more...

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China-Russia ties challenges Western hegemony: Daily


June 5th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The Sino-Russian strategic ties can "prevent the uni-polarization of the global order" and lead to the end of Western-dominated world politics, a Chinese daily said Tuesday.In ... Read more...

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Putin to pay state visit to China


May 13th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China in June and attend the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as a guest ... Read more...

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China, Russia to make joint efforts for Syria


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China and Russia have pledged to make joint efforts to seek a political solution to the ongoing Syrian turbulence as the two countries' foreign ministers held ... Read more...

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China, Russia conclude joint naval drill


April 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) The Chinese and Russian navies announced Friday the conclusion of a six-day joint naval exercise that saw them focus on maritime defence.Vice Admiral Ding Yiping, China's ... Read more...

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China, Russia hold joint naval exercise


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) China and Russia Sunday began a joint naval exercise that will focus on maritime defence.Russian Naval Deputy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Leonid Sukhanov announced here ... Read more...

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China, Russia to hold joint naval drill


April 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China and Russia will hold a joint naval exercise in the Yellow Sea this weekend, the Chinese defence ministry said.Dozens of battle ships and submarines will ... Read more...

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Six-party n-talks ‘positive’; Iran refuses meeting with US (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday in Istanbul after a 15-month impasse, were described as ... Read more...

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Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’ (Lead, Correcting day in intro)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

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Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’


April 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Friday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

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India, China, Russia pitch for Afghan stability; back dialogue on Syria (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) Building upon an understanding at the BRICS summit in New Delhi nearly a fortnight ago, India, Russia and China Friday called for continued international engagement to ... Read more...

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India, China, Russia to jointly tackle global issues


April 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India, China and Russia Friday held their 11th trilateral meeting and underlined their major role in addressing key global challenges against the ... Read more...

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Commuters fume over traffic curbs for BRICS summit


March 28th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Hundreds of commuters in the national capital were left stranded for hours on the roads as traffic restrictions were imposed Wednesday, a day before ... Read more...

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China, Russia seek to expand tourism ties


March 24th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) China hopes to strengthen tourism cooperation with Russia.Vice Premier Wang Qishan said this during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladislav Surkov Friday at the Great ... Read more...

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BJP MP praises Manmohan on BRICS, East Asia policy


March 20th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) In a rare reference to foreign policy issues in parliament, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJ) MP Tarun Vijay has praised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's "BRICS ... Read more...

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Enter dialogues ‘without pre-condition’, Iran urged


March 8th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 8 (IANS) The six major countries that used to engage in Iran nuclear talks Thursday called on the country to enter fresh dialogues "without pre-conditions."The six, namely the ... Read more...

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India reassures Russia about Kudankulam, discusses Afghanistan


February 24th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has assured Russia about its commitment to the Kudankulam atomic power project and discussed a host of strategic issues, including the situation in ... Read more...

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China, Russia worried over US war threats: daily


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A leading state-run Chinese daily warned Monday that Moscow and Beijing were seriously concerned over US attempts to go to war with Iran.After Iraq and Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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China seeks strong ties with Russia


December 12th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) China has called for strengthening its ties with Russia and for further enhancing their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership.Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for consolidation ... Read more...

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For two ibises received, Japan returns 8 to China


December 11th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 11 (IANS) Authorities in northern Japan Saturday transferred eight of 17 crested ibis birds to China, which had originally supplied these endangered birds' over a decade ago ... Read more...

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Russia backs India for SCO member


November 17th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Moscow next month, Russia Thursday backed India's bid to become a full member of the Shanghai ... Read more...

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Countries may go slow on tax incentives for culture: E&Y;


November 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Countries across the world will find it difficult to give tax incentives, exemptions to various cultural projects given the strained finances some of them have ... Read more...

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Obama, Manmohan Singh to meet in Bali Nov 18


November 10th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Describing India as an important security and counterterrorism partner in South Asia, the White House has said President Barack Obama will meet Indian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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More cooperation among regional nations crucial: Gilani


November 8th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Greater cooperation among regional countries is crucial for their development and prosperity, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said at a meet in Russia where he ... Read more...

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Pakistan keen for full membership of regional body


November 6th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan wants to become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional security body that is meeting in Russia Monday, authorities said ... Read more...

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China pushes for enhanced cooperation with Russia


October 21st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) China is willing to cooperate with Russia on strategic security matters and the two countries should work more closely on bilateral and multilateral issues, said Vice ... Read more...

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Hu, Putin discuss bilateral cooperation, strategic tie-ups


October 12th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) President Hu Jintao and top legislator Wu Bangguo met Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday in Beijing to exchange views on bilateral cooperation and strategic partnership ... Read more...

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