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Paul Ryan accepts Republican vice presidential nomination


August 30th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Tampa, Florida, Aug 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan has accepted the Republican vice-presidential nomination, saying time is running out to solve America's fiscal problems, but they ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice on Romney’s ticket could change the tide


July 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the date for the next US polls draw closer, observers are keenly observing the voter taste and preferences in a bid to determine which candidate is ... Read more...

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US-India business summit sees huge potential (Lead, changing dateline)


April 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Menlo Park (California), April 29 (IANS) The first annual US-India Business West Coast Summit attended by 300 top business leaders from the two countries has highlighted the dynamic potential that ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney in a tight race: Poll


April 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are locked in a tight race in the November presidential poll as Romney solidified support ... Read more...

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Educational failure threatens US global leadership, says report


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The failure of the United States to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country's ability to thrive in a global ... Read more...

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Putin’s victory his last: Condoleezza Rice


March 10th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vladimir Putin's victory in the presidential elections "may be both Putin's last and the final one for Putinism", former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice ... Read more...

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Obama, Hillary Clinton again top most admired list


December 28th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continue to be named by Americans as the Most Admired Man and Most Admired Woman living ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice thought George Bush was poisoned


November 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has spoken about a scary moment at the White House shortly after the 9/11 attacks in the United States that ... Read more...

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Muammar Gaddafi: A man of eccentricities, enigma


October 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaffi, who was killed by National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte Thursday, will be remembered as a "mercurial and eccentric" man.In ... Read more...

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Gaddafi kept album of Condoleezza Rice’s photos


August 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi kept a photo album filled with pictures of former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and claimed to "love" and "admire" her ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney used to keep his resignation letter in a secret place


August 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he had his resignation letter signed and placed in a secure location inside his office safe. He revealed ... Read more...

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US feared UK backed “sharia banks” could become centre of terrorist funding: Wikileaks


March 15th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Thousands of secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Britain's support for "sharia banking" had raised concerns in America that London would ... Read more...

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Lahore HC admits petition to make media reports part of Davis immunity case


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 2(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has admitted for formal hearing a petition to make media reports regarding double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis part of the case record.Petitioner Advocate ... Read more...

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US behind Arab unrest, alleges Bahrain lawmaker


February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The popular unrest in Arab countries that led to the fall of regimes in Tunisia and Egypt is part of a US-designed strategic project dubbed "New Middle ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton topples Condoleezza Rice as ‘most travelled’ US diplomat in first 2-yrs in office


February 8th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Hillary Clinton has bagged the title of the 'most travelled' US Secretary of State during the first two years in office in terms of days, surpassing her predecessor, ... Read more...

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Proposed US defence radar on Czech soil was ‘blind’ to long-range missiles: Wikileaks


February 4th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): The United States' plans to build a missile defence system on Czech soil experienced troubles when defence chiefs discovered that the proposed radar lacked the ability to ... Read more...

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Rumsfeld unapologetic about US going to war against Iraq


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI): Sounding characteristically tough and defiant in his 800-page autobiography "Known and Unknown," former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld remains largely unapologetic about his overall handling of the Iraq ... Read more...

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US believes atomic arms race in Middle East, Asia can ‘lead to nuclear war’: WikiLeaks


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): The United States believes that an atomic arms race in the Middle East and Asia has the 'direct potential to lead to nuclear war', according to classified US diplomatic ... Read more...

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Spark for Arab revolutions started during Bush era: Experts


January 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): The spark for the current wave of revolutions in the Middle East may have started during the Bush administration when Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave a seminal speech ... Read more...

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I don’t regret Iraq war, says Condoleezza Rice


January 21st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice has said that she does not regret the Iraq war but admitted "the mistake...was to put a spotlight simply on the ... Read more...

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Never found anybody to spend my life with, says Condoleezza Rice


January 21st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) "I just never found anybody that I was going to spend my life with," said former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, who was once considered one of ... Read more...

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German thinktank advised US to “sabotage” Iran’s nuke ambitions: Wikileaks


January 19th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): US secret diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that an influential German thinktank had advised the US to adopt a policy of "covert sabotage" ... Read more...

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Cowell to give lessons in life on Winfrey’s show


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell will give lessons in life on talk show queen Oprah Winfrey's new self-help show.Simon, 51, will dish out advice based on what he ... Read more...

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Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton ‘most admired’ in US


December 28th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were the "most admired" man and woman in the United States for 2010, a new survey has revealed.Obama, ... Read more...

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US lobbied UN climate head Pachauri to block Iranian scientist’: WikiLeaks


December 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.7 (ANI): Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the United Nations Inter-Inter-GPCC, was asked by US diplomats to help scupper the election of Dr Mostafa Jafari to the co-chairmanship of ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher is ‘world’s most influential woman’


November 1st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): It seems that women would rather follow in the footsteps of Margaret Thatcher than Angelina Jolie, as the former has topped the list of most influential women ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice ‘won’t chirp’ in private meeting with Obama in White House


October 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Condoleezza Rice, the former Secretary of State and national security adviser in former US President George W. Bush's government, is scheduled to hold a private meeting with ... Read more...

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‘Tough’ Hillary a true patriot doing right things: Rice


October 14th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Praising the actions of her successor, Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that Hillary Clinton is "very tough" and "doing a lot of the right things." ... Read more...

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Rice admits Bush administration made mistakes after 9/11


October 14th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Secretary of State during George W Bush's presidency, Condoleezza Rice, has admitted that the Bush administration made mistakes after the September 11 attacks."We made our mistakes undoubtedly," ... Read more...

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9/11 anniversary: little respite for India from terrorism (Comment)


September 11th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli On the ninth anniversary of 9/11 (Sep 11), which marked the chilling climax of the Age of Terrorism, there is both good and bad news for India.The good news ... Read more...

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Mchale Was Not Offered Role In ‘Dancing With The Stars’


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rumours about McHale rejecting to be a part of the dance reality TV show "Dancing with the Stars', has been dispelled finally. A representative confirmed that the ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice, Sylvester Stallone Turned Down “Dancing With The Stars”


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The buzz surrounding that upcoming season of the ABC highly-popular dance reality show "Dancing with the Stars" has been soaring since the star cast ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin, Condoleezza Rice perform for charity concert


July 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Putting all her political views aside, Aretha Franklin recently took to stage with Condoleezza Rice for a charity concert.The soul star, a staunch Democrat who sang at ... Read more...

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Arundhati Roy, Indra Nooyi among Forbes’ 30 most inspiring women


July 25th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 25 (IANS) Indian author and activist Arundhati Roy is ranked third and PepsiCo's India-born chief Indira Nooyi 10th in Forbes list of the world's 30 most inspiring ... Read more...

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Global outcry forces Iran to cancel stoning of adulterous woman


July 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Bowing to international pressure, Iran has said that it will not stone a woman to death after she was convicted of adultery.The Iranian embassy here issued a ... Read more...

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