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Russian arrested in Goa for overstaying


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) A Russian national was arrested in Goa for staying beyond the period of his visa, police said Friday.Nikolai Sokolov was held in the coastal village of ... Read more...

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China values ties with India


January 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) After India protested the illegal confinement and alleged torture of two Indian traders in China, Beijing has said it values relations with New Delhi.Foreign ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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China to deport 13 Indian diamond traders, Modi claims credit


December 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A Chinese court Wednesday freed 13 of 22 Indian nationals held on charges of diamond smuggling and money laundering. India took note of the ... Read more...

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US sticks to stand on arrest of Indian diplomat’s daughter


June 15th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Even as India reportedly lodged a "strong protest" with Washington over the arrest of an Indian diplomat's daughter in New York, the United States stuck to ... Read more...

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Emotional welcome for Aussies returning from quake-hit Japan


March 14th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.14 (ANI): Australians returning from earthquake-cum-tsunami-hit Japan were given a emotional welcome at Sydney Airport on Monday morning.Recalling their precarious situation, Tania and Norman Walsh said they were stuck on the ... Read more...

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US gets access to ‘Rambo’ arrested in Pak while on mission to kill bin Laden


June 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18(ANI): US consular officials in Pakistan were allowed to meet the American construction worker, who was nabbed while on a solo mission to 'hunt' down and kill Al-Qaeda warlord Osama ... Read more...

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Consular officials to meet cops over Australian woman’s rape


April 20th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) Australian authorities will Tuesday meet senior police officials in Goa to discuss investigations into the alleged rape of a 28-year-old Australian near Palolem beach. "A consular official ... Read more...

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Brazilian Navy rescues 64 passengers after Canadian ship sinks (Update)


February 19th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
TORONTO (BNO NEWS) -- The Brazilian Navy rescued 64 passengers after a Canadian-based student ship sank off the coast of Brazil on Friday, according to news reports."Officials at Foreign Affairs and International ... Read more...

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Brazilian Navy reportedly rescues 64 passengers after Canadian ship sinks


February 19th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TORONTO (BNO NEWS) -- The Brazilian Navy reportedly rescued 64 passengers after a Canadian-based student ship sank off the coast of Brazil on Friday, according to news reports."Officials at Foreign Affairs and ... Read more...

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German minor rape trial begins in Goa


February 15th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Trial proceedings into the alleged rape of a minor German girl by the state education minister's son began at the Goa Children's Court (GCC) Monday. The GCC Monday ... Read more...

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US to raise torture claims of its citizens in local custody with Pakistan


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI) : The US State Department has taken a serious note of allegations regarding the five American terror suspects, apprehended last year from Sargodha, being tortured by Pakistani agencies and ... Read more...

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10 Americans held for illegally trying to take children from Haiti


January 31st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 31 (DPA) Haitian police arrested 10 US citizens Saturday for trying to take 33 children out of the country without permission, officials said. Agents captured the group led by a woman ... Read more...

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Kin pray for release of Indian diamond traders in China


January 17th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Jan 17 (ANI): Kin of Indian diamond traders detained in China on charges of smuggling diamonds are praying for their early release.Kin, accompanied by the local diamond fraternity, queued up ... Read more...

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India in talks with Sri Lanka to bring back prisoners: Krishna


November 19th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has said the government is in talks with Sri Lanka to bring back the Indian prisoners languishing in jails in that country. "We ... Read more...

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Melboure college closure to affect Indian students the most


September 28th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep.28 (ANI): Students from India, hoping to acquire a higher education degree in Australia, are likely to be the most affected by a Victorian Government move to close down St.George Enterprises, ... Read more...

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Victoria Premier in hot waters after racist attacks on Indians


September 17th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep.17 (ANI): Victoria Premier John Brumby is facing a lot of flak for not doing enough to prevent racially motivated attacks on the Indian community in his state.A trip to India ... Read more...

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UK Govt. failed to act as Pak police tortured Brit nationals in Pakistan


September 9th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.9 (ANI): Internal British Foreign Office e-mails have revealed that officials failed to act on claims by two British men that they had been tortured by Pakistani Police in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Rudd Govt. in “worst foreign policy crisis” following China’s Rio Tinto GM arrest


July 11th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): The Australian Government's open support to the Shanghai-based Australian general manager of iron ore mining company, Hu Stern, who has been arrested on espionage charges in China, ... Read more...

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Rio Tinto detention tests Australia’s relations with China


July 11th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (DPA) Resources giant Rio Tinto Ltd Saturday welcomed news that its Shanghai-based executive Stern Hu was in good health after almost a week in detention over spying allegations. "Rio ... Read more...

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Arrest of Rio Tinto’s Shanghai GM threatens to spark diplomatic row between China, Oz


July 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): The Chinese Government's arrest of Shanghai-based Australian general manager of multinational mining and resources company, Rio Tinto, on charges of stealing state secrets is threatening to raise ... Read more...

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China arrests Rio Tinto’s Shanghai GM on bribery charges


July 10th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): The Chinese Government has arrested the Shanghai-based general manager of multinational mining and resources, Rio Tinto, on charges of bribing staff of Chinese steel companies during iron ore ... Read more...

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Drunken Brit handed out cash to strangers at Spanish airport


July 9th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Majorca (Spain), July 9 (ANI): A British man had to be saved by police after he began handing out 45,000 pounds in euros and travellers' cheques to strangers at the airport here ... Read more...

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Angry UK terms arrest of embassy staff in Iran unacceptable


June 29th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): The Gordon Brown Government in Britain has reacted to the arrest of at least eight Iranians working for the British Embassy in Tehran, calling the move unacceptable ... Read more...

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Top Canadian envoy at UN missing in Africa


December 16th, 2008 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 16 (IANS) After the death of its three soldiers in Afghanistan Saturday, there was more bad news for Canada on the foreign front Monday, with a senior diplomat reported missing ... Read more...

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Ten New Zealanders still unaccounted for in India


November 29th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov.29 (ANI): Ten New Zealanders are still unaccounted for in India, but the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) says there are no fears for their safety. According to a ... Read more...

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Canada condoles death of a Canadian in Mumbai attacks


November 28th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa/New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon has confirmed the death of one Canadian citizen in the terror attacks in Mumbai. In a statement that was released by the Canadian ... Read more...

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US urges China to release detained Tibet protesters


August 24th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (DPA) The United States Sunday urged China to release eight US citizens who were sentenced last week to 10 days in detention for their role in a series of ... Read more...

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ABCs S. Asia correspondent arrested on drug charges


July 18th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore City (Singapore), July 18 (ANI): ABC''s South Asia correspondent Peter Lloyd, who is based in New Delhi, is facing drugs charges after being arrested in Singapore. Lloyd, 41, was arrested earlier ... Read more...

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ABC’s Delhi correspondent arrested for drug offences in Singapore


July 18th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Peter Lloyd, Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) South Asia correspondent based in New Delhi, has been arrested on drug trafficking charges in Singapore. If found guilty, he ... Read more...

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Witness to Brit girls murder in Goa seeks UK Foreign Offices help


March 10th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.10 (ANI): A British man who has claimed that he saw an Indian barman sexually assaulting Scarlett Keeling less than two hours before the 15-year-old British girls half-naked body was found ... Read more...

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Aussie teen shot in Vrindavan


February 3rd, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Vrindavan, Feb.3 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl from New South Wales is in a critical condition after being shot in Vrindavan.Vrindavan Police said the girl was shot at about 2 a.m. yesterday.The gunman ... Read more...

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