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Three months after Japan quake, over 90,000 still in shelters


June 11th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 90,000 people remain in evacuation centres three months after Japan's devastating March 11 quake and tsunami disaster, public broadcaster NHK said Saturday.About 28,000 ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi Elected As The Democrats’ Chief In The American House Amid Winds Of Democratic Resentment Against Her


November 20th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Democratic Nancy Pelosi was the American House’s Speaker under the guidance of whom the Democratic Party endured a thrashing in 62 electoral seats for the ... Read more...

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Oz opposition leader blasts Gillard for ‘debasing polity’ to cling to power


August 26th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 26(ANI): Australian Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott, who heads the conservative opposition coalition, has criticised Prime Minister Julia Gillard over her decision to allow three Independents full access to confidential ... Read more...

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Oz Labour Party edges ahead of opposition coalition, Gillard outpacing Abbott: Poll


August 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Aug 9 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's Labour party has taken a four-point lead, 52-48 per cent, over the coalition, and Gillard herself is out pacing the conservative opposition leader ... Read more...

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Spanish senate calls for nationwide burqa ban


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 23 (DPA) The Spanish senate Wednesday approved a motion urging Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's government to ban Islamic all-body veils in public places. The government needed to take legal ... Read more...

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Spain solvent, nearing end of recession: PM


February 11th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said that Spain was "on the verge" of coming out of recession. He defended the solvency of the country's economy, ... Read more...

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Obama promises jobs revival in first State of Union address (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama vowed to make job creation the top priority this year during his first State of the Union address Wednesday night to a joint ... Read more...

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Political furore after refugees drown on way to Australia


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (DPA) A heated debate broke out in Australia Tuesday over the government's refugee policy after a boat carrying 39 asylum seekers sank in the Indian Ocean with 12 ... Read more...

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Embattled Obama takes economic policy plans on the road


March 26th, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
By Chris Cermak Washington, March 26 (DPA) Barack Obama, in his first overseas trip as US president next week, will be hoping foreign leaders show more patience for his economic policy prescriptions ... Read more...

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Obama cultivating support across party lines


January 20th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama spent the eve of his Tuesday inauguration dining with several top Republicans in the Democrat's latest attempt to build bridges with the conservative opposition ... Read more...

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UNHRC faces charge of misusing foreign aid on 23-mn dollar art ceiling


November 19th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): The UN Human Rights Council, frequently accused of coddling some of the worlds most repressive governments, has been allegedly of paying in part with foreign aid funds ... Read more...

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‘This is a women’s century,’ Spanish opposition tells Berlusconi


April 16th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 16 (DPA) Madrid regional Prime Minister Esperanza Aguirre, one of the leading politicians in Spain's conservative opposition, Wednesday joined the governing Socialists in hitting back at Italian Prime Minister Silvio ... Read more...

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New Zealand foreign minister opposes China trade pact


April 8th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
DPA Wellington, April 8 (DPA) New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters said Tuesday he would vote against a free trade pact with China that the government signed in Beijing this week because there ... Read more...

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Former Malaysian lawmaker urges Barisan to introspect


April 6th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 6 (IANS) Saying that "voters are not stupid", S. Murugesan, a Malaysian Indian MP who lost the general election, has urged the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) to introspect. Murugesan ... Read more...

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Spanish PM Zapatero looks for alliance to form government


March 10th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, March 10 (DPA) Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, said Monday that he may seek the support of several political parties for his new government after falling short of ... Read more...

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South Korea’s president-elect cleared of stock fraud


February 21st, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Seoul, Feb 21 (DPA) Special prosecutors Thursday cleared South Korean president-elect Lee Myung Bak of stock fraud charges, four days before he is to take office. The investigation found that Lee was ... Read more...

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Spain calls Castro’s resignation as ‘great news’


February 19th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, Feb 19 (DPA) Spain's governing Socialist Party Tuesday described the resignation of Cuban leader Fidel Castro as "great news" if it led to a "democratic opening." Castro, 81, who has led ... Read more...

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