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Colin Powell endorses same-sex marriage


May 24th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has showed his support for gay marriage. He argues that states should not have the ultimate decision regarding same-sex ... Read more...

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US loses AAA credit rating, terms it ‘a facts-be-damned decision’ (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Sending shock waves through America, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded its top notch credit rating, stripping the world's largest economy of its prized ... Read more...

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US calls S&P; downgrade ‘a facts-be-damned decision’


August 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) As Standard & Poor's move to downgrade the credit rating of the US sent shock waves through America, Obama administration officials called it "a facts-be-damned decision," ... Read more...

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George Clooney Says His Marriage To Actress Talia Balsam Was Enough For Him


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While a number of Hollywood celebrities ushering in the new year with the news of their impending marriage going public, for actor George Clooney, things are ... Read more...

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Sex-case question prompts WikiLeaks boss to walk out of interview


October 25th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reportedly walked out of an interview when asked about his personal life.Australian-born Assange walked out on a CNN interview after the reporter asked him ... Read more...

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US vows to do ‘whatever it takes’ to support ‘complex’ Afghan reconciliation efforts


October 15th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 15 (ANI): The United States will do "whatever it takes" to support Afghan government's reconciliation efforts with elements of the Taliban, but acknowledges that it is a complex effort ... Read more...

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Pak holds ‘trump card’ to success of Afghan peace talks with Taliban: Gilani


October 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): The renewed Afghan efforts to make peace with the Taliban to end the nine-year war would fail without Pakistan's help, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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NATO endorses Afghan govt’s bid for peace accord with Taliban


October 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 12 (ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has endorsed the Afghan government's attempt to strike a peace accord with the Taliban rebels to end a war, which is ... Read more...

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Holbrooke warns against expecting too much from secret ‘Taliban-Afghan govt’ talks


October 12th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 12 (ANI): The United States welcomes the Afghan reconciliation efforts but believes that the recent reports about secret talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government are exaggerated, Richard ... Read more...

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Karzai confirms ‘unofficial talks’ with Taliban


October 11th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has confirmed that contact between the Taliban and his administration has been going on unofficially "for quite some time" to try to end ... Read more...

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US defence secretary calls Florida pastor (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Thursday called the Florida pastor at the centre of global controversy over plans to burn Korans and apparently helped persuade him to change ... Read more...

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Be aggressive against Pakistan, says former army chief


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India's approach towards Pakistan should have been more "pro-active and offensive" after the dastardly Mumbai terror attacks to prevent Islamabad from continuously using terror as tool ... Read more...

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‘Balloon boy’ father called FAA, then 9NEWS, before calling 9-1-1


October 17th, 2009 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- The mystery surrounding "balloon boy" Falcon Heene continues to deepen, but authorities say they have no indication it was a hoax. On Friday afternoon, Larimer County ... Read more...

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Officials investigate “balloon boy” story


October 16th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- A six-year-old Colorado boy who was said to be floating through the state on a flying saucer-like balloon was found at his home, said to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi met relatives of Lockerbie bombing victims in New York


September 26th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 26(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi recently met the relatives of some of those who died in the tragic December 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie in ... Read more...

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No ceasefire during Ramadan, says Pakistan


August 24th, 2009 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Sunday the security forces will continue their offensives against the Taliban during the holy month of Ramadan, the Online news agency ... Read more...

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US Congressman opposes proposed American legend title for MJ


July 9th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A US Congressman has insisted he intends to oppose plans to honour Michael Jackson as an official American legend.Republican Peter King recently slammed the King of Pop, ... Read more...

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Cuba ready for talks with US, says Castro


April 18th, 2009 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Cumana (Venezuela), April 18 (EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro has said he is ready to discuss any issue including democracy and human rights with the US as long as talks are held ... Read more...

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Ships need armed guards to fight piracy, says US Navy commander


April 14th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (Xinhua) A US military commander has urged the shipping companies to hire armed guards to protect their cargo vessels from Somali pirates. Vice Admiral Bill Gortney, in charge of the ... Read more...

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Thai protesters clash with residents, two killed


April 13th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 13 (DPA) Two men were killed in the Thai capital after anti-government protesters clashed with residents near their main rally site Monday night, according to reports and officials. As ... Read more...

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Terrorists will not defeat Indian democracy: Obama


November 29th, 2008 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama has declared that India's "great democracy" and the global coalition against terrorism would stand united in the face of massive terrorist attacks in India's ... Read more...

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Putin alleges Bush orchestrated Georgia war to get McCain elected as next Prez


August 29th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Aug 29 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said that the Georgia conflict may have been orchestrated by US President George Bush in a bid to get his partys ... Read more...

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Senator Biden’s had his ‘macaca moments’


August 23rd, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Senator Joseph Biden, the man reportedly chosen as running mate by Democratic presidential nominee Barak Obama, has a history of shooting his mouth off, and one of his ... Read more...

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Cheney transfers his `Darth Vader’ persona to his pooches!


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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