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Naveen Patnaik to expand ministry


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday hinted at an expansion of his ministry."The ministry expansion will take place today (Thursday). The new ministers will be sworn ... Read more...

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Coup story was blown out of proportion: Army chief


May 26th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Friday said the story that suggested a coup bid on the basis of movement of two key army units ... Read more...

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11 Turkish generals held for 1997 coup


May 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, May 10 (IANS) Police in Turkey Thursday detained 11 army generals - four retired and seven in service - for their alleged involvement in a coup in 1997, a ... Read more...

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Nawaz involved in corruption: Rehman Malik


April 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif was involved in corruption worth $32 million, Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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France rules out military intervention in Mali


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 3 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe has ruled out the possibility of military intervention in Mali following a coup there, and called on French nationals to leave ... Read more...

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Mali’s junta announces constitution’s restoration


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bamako, April 2 (IANS) Days after toppling the government in a coup, Mali's junta has announced restoration of the country's constitution.Junta leader Amadou Sanogo said in a statement Sunday that ... Read more...

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US suspends aid to Mali


March 27th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Monday moved to suspend aid to Mali, reiterating a call for restoration of the elected government toppled last week in a coup."We have now ... Read more...

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Indian recognition of Maldivian ‘coup’ shocking: Nasheed


March 25th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 25 (IANS) Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed has said it felt shocking to see how rapidly the Indian and the US government stepped in to recognise the new ... Read more...

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US to review aid to Mali after coup


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The US State Department said Thursday that it will review its annual aid to Mali after soldiers staged a coup in the African country.State Department spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Days of iron fist rule long gone, says Nasheed


February 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 20 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has said the days of iron fist rule in the country had long gone and today one cannot seize control of ... Read more...

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Musharraf knew about Osama hideout: Ex-ISI chief


February 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf knew where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was hiding and said nothing, a former head of Pakistani spy agency ... Read more...

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Nasheed threatens to hit streets in the Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed said Friday that his party would hit the streets and demonstrate in the absence of international support but "we cannot ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ousted president seeks global intervention (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country, claiming that he was toppled by ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ousted president seeks global intervention (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country, claiming that he was toppled by ... Read more...

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`Gilani didn’t seek Britain’s help to avert coup’


January 14th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani did not seek Britain's help to prevent a military take-over in Pakistan, authorities said.A spokesman of the Prime Minister House ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus & Selena Gomez being eyed by Playboy


January 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NOW Magazine has reported that adult magazine Playboy is eyeing Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez to pose nude for the magazine. The report claims that Playboy ... Read more...

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Zardari undergoing tests, tweets daughter


December 8th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari who suddenly left the country for Dubai was "just undergoing tests", said his younger daughter on Twitter.Aseefa B. Zardari tweeted: "The President is ... Read more...

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Snow Patrol wants to work with Gaga


November 20th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Snow Patrol drummer Jonny Quinn has revealed the band wants to collaborate with Lady Gaga because as an artiste she is the whole deal.The "Called out ... Read more...

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It’s unconventional love story for Sonakshi, Ranveer


October 25th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha, who is a said to be a fan of Ranveer Singh, is teaming up with the actor in Udaan fame director Vikramaditya Motwane's ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels kill own commander: Report


July 29th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Libyan rebels assassinated their own military commander when it was found he was working as a Gaddafi double agent, a media report said.Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes ... Read more...

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Yemen President says he ‘won’t give in to a coup’


April 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa, Apr 25 (ANI): Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he will not give in to a "coup", a day after reportedly agreeing to leave office within a month."I will not ... Read more...

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Bangladesh observes formation of provisional government


April 17th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday observed the formation of its provisional government when its elected leaders hoisted the flag for the first time.Those elected from then East Pakistan in ... Read more...

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Yemeni president affirms to stay in power till 2013


March 6th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 5 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Saturday reaffirmed that he would stay in office until his term expires in 2013, rejecting an opposition roadmap for his exit ... Read more...

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35 anti-government protesters shot dead, 200 injured in Libya


February 19th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Benghazi (Libya), Feb 19(ANI): At least 35 people were shot dead and 200 others injured in a crackdown on anti-government protests in Libya.According to the Sun, the troops fired on the ... Read more...

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Chelsea now eyeing 50 million pound swoop for Fabregas


February 8th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Chelsea is now reportedly planning to make a 50 million pound summer swoop for Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas.Fabregas would be an even more astonishing Blues coup than the ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg to appear on ‘Saturday Night Live’?


January 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 28 (ANI): Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is being lured to make a cameo on "Saturday Night Live" alongside Jesse Eisenberg.Eisenberg played him in the Oscar-nominated flick 'The Social ... Read more...

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Osbourne to front Madonna’s clothing line?


January 24th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne is set to replace Taylor Momsen as the new face of Madonna's Material Girl clothing line."Kelly's always been a massive fan of Madonna and ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan’s Love For A Red Light Area!


January 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
We all identify Bollywood actor Aamir Khan with the perfectionist tag, which he very religiously maintains in his professional life. And it is this perfectionism that it is getting reflected in ... Read more...

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Muslim woman whipped in public for wearing trousers


December 14th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A Sudanese Muslim woman was publicly whipped for wearing trousers, a video released on the internet shows.The woman was apparently punished under the Sharia law for wearing trousers ... Read more...

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Qatar will put on “an absolutely superb World Cup” in 2022: Adshead


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 3 (ANI): Former head coach of New Zealand's national football team, John Adshead, believes that the tiny state of Qatar will put on "an absolutely superb World Cup" in 2022.Adshead ... Read more...

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Nobody can stop me from returning to Pakistan,says Musharraf


November 25th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Former president and military dictator General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf has said that "nobody can restrict" him from coming back to the country and taking part in ... Read more...

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Musharraf casts himself as viable alternative in Pakistan


November 13th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said he can provide "a viable alternative" in the country's politics, claiming his 350,000 online "fans" on Facebook as a ... Read more...

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Musharraf should be put on trial for October 1999 coup: Kaira


November 4th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf for subverting the Constitution should start from October 12, 1999, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mourns freedom fighters’ killings in 1975


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 3 (IANS) Bangladesh observed "black day" Wednesday to mourn the 1975 killings in jail of four of its freedom fighters who held offices in the first government after ... Read more...

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Ex-Fiji PM Mahendra Chaudhry arrested by military regime


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), Oct 3(ANI): Former Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry has been arrested for allegedly breaching the military government's emergency regulations.According to the BBC, Chaudhry, who is leader of the opposition ... Read more...

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