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‘Chuck’ star joins ‘Dexter’


June 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Chuck“ actress Yvonne Strahovski will join the serial-killer drama “Dexter” for its seventh season. She will play the role of Hannah McKay in a multi-episode story ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army chief to visit Britain end-September


September 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will visit Britain in the last week of September for discussions on military ties between the two countries.Kayani's ... Read more...

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‘Hanna’ raises the bar for action films (IANS Movie Review)


June 5th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hanna"; Director: Joe Wright; Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett and Eric BanaRating: *** 1/2There is something extremely desirable about a female with a gun, who can punch and shoot ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Govt didn’t bow to foreign pressure to release Davis despite threats: Shahbaz


March 29th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 29(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz-led Punjab government has claimed that it had been pressurised, even intimidated, by foreign powers seeking the release of double murder accused CIA operative Raymond Davis, ... Read more...

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Victims’ heirs weren’t under any pressure to accept blood money, pardon Davis: Lawyer


March 21st, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): The heirs of the two Pakistani men shot dead by CIA operative Raymond Davis in Lahore were not pressurised in any way to accept blood-money and pardon the American, ... Read more...

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ISI-CIA negotiations for patch-up likely to yield breakthrough


March 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are close to resolving their issues, with their behind-the-scene negotiations reportedly making progress.An end to the ... Read more...

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Four Germans arrested in Lahore released after documents’ verification


March 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 5(ANI): Four German nationals, who were arrested in Lahore on Friday for not having their travel documents, have been released after the verification of their credentials.Policemen had taken them to ... Read more...

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Pak launches crackdown against illegal foreigners in aftermath of Aaron’s arrest


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 1(ANI): A nationwide crackdown has been launched against foreign citizens living illegally in Pakistan in the aftermath of the arrest of US national Aaron Mark DeHaven on 'illegal stay' charges.As ... Read more...

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Ashley Judd may join the cast of ‘Missing’


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ashley Judd is reportedly coming back on the small screen.The actress is reportedly close to a deal that would see her play the lead role in ... Read more...

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Islamic group was a front for CIA: Ex-Turkish intelligence chief


January 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.6 (ANI): A former Turkish intelligence official has claimed that a worldwide moderate Islamic movement based in Pennsylvania has been providing cover for the CIA since the mid-1990s.In revelations appearing in ... Read more...

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‘From Paris With Love’ - cliches all the way (IANS Film Review, Rating: *1/2)


October 30th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "From Paris With Love"; Director: Pierre Morel; Cast: John Travolta, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kasia Smutniak; Rating: *1/2Luc Besson began his film career on a firm ground with "The ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren taking her clothes off even at 65


October 24th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Thirty years after Dame Helen Mirren bared all in 'Caligula', the 65-year-old has stripped off again as a brothel madam in 'Love Ranch'.The woman, whose fans list ... Read more...

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Jolie won’t play Marilyn Monroe


August 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): American actor Angelina Jolie has denied rumours that she will be playing iconic actress Marilyn Monroe in an upcoming blockbuster."It's really funny because I have just heard ... Read more...

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Jolie up for ‘Salt’ sequel


August 16th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie says she would love to feature in a sequel of her recent release "Salt" so that she can explore her character further. The 35-year-old ... Read more...

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Angelina Starrer Salt Collects 7.8 Crore In First Week In India


July 28th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's latest movie Salt has earned Rs 7.8 crore at the box office in three days at the weekend, reported Sony Pictures.On July ... Read more...

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Jolie sprinkles Rs.78 mn worth ‘Salt’ on Indian box office


July 27th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Angelina Jolie starrer espionage thriller "Salt" has earned approximately Rs.7.8 crore ($1.673 million) in its opening weekend in India. The Sony Pictures' project has cemented Jolie's character's ... Read more...

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‘Salt’ high on action, lacks other spices (IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


July 24th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Salt"; Director: Phillip Noyce; Cast: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski; Rating:***Action movies are easy. All it needs is a decent story, action and wit. ... Read more...

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‘Lousy liar’ Jolie says wouldn’t make a good spy in real life


July 14th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 14 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who plays a CIA operative and is accused of being a Russian spy in her upcoming movie 'Salt,' has insisted that she wouldn't make ... Read more...

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Russian spies currently in US exceed Cold War record


July 5th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York: America is infested with more Russian spies than at any point in history, former intelligence agents have claimed."I would say there are a few thousand here," the New York Post ... Read more...

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‘The A-Team’ - A good adrenaline rush (IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


June 26th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The A-Team"; Director: Joe Carnahan; Cast: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Beil, Quinton Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Patrick Wilson; Rating:***1/2It is often wrongly believed that action films need only ... Read more...

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Republican caught plagiarising Barack Obama speech


May 26th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A Republican candidate in rural Idaho has been accused of plagiarizing one of President Barack Obama's famous speeches. Vaughn Ward, a former US Marine Corps officer and ... Read more...

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US politician caught plagiarising Obama speech


May 26th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A Republican congressional candidate has been accused of plagiarising US President Barack Obama's speech on "the crossroads of history". Vaughn Ward, a former US Marine Corps officer and ... Read more...

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Burt Reynolds To Star On ‘Burn Notice’


May 12th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After undergoing a quintuple by pass surgery earlier in the year, actor Burt Reynolds is back to work, and will be guest starring in the television hit "Burn ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie’s Hot New Hairdo


February 19th, 2010 - 4:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Venice, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After appearing in Haiti to help with the devastation there after the horrible earthquake which took so many lives and left others homeless and injured, Angeline ... Read more...

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Backwater founder Erik Prince claims he was a CIA spy


December 5th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): Backwater founder Erik Prince has revealed he was a 'CIA operative' who was given a mission to hunt down and kill al-Qaeda militants for the US Government wherever ... Read more...

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CIA paid millions of dollars to ISI since 9/11: Report


November 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (IANS) The CIA has paid millions of dollars to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) since 9/11, "accounting for as much as one-third of the foreign spy agency's annual ... Read more...

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CIA faces probe for excesses on terror suspects: LA Times


August 10th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) The US attorney general is set to order an inquiry into alleged abuses committed by CIA during the interrogation of terrorism suspects. Democrats and opponents of the ... Read more...

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Body Of Lies torture scene left DiCaprio drained and ill


September 8th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed that a torture scene in his new political thriller Body Of Lies left him ill for days.The Titanic star, who plays a CIA ... Read more...

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Congressmen to grill US govt on lack of plan to fight al Qaeda in Pak tribal areas


April 21st, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Some of the US Congressmen are learnt to be planning to grill the US government after a recent GAO (General Accounting Office) report found that the main ... Read more...

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Nudity is just not my thing, says the Pretty Woman


December 4th, 2007 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Her new movie Charlie Wilsons War may be the last time Julia Roberts fans get to see her nude on-screen.The mum-of-three admits to E!s The Daily 10 that ... Read more...

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