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Lok Sabha airs concern over Pakistan Hindus’ plight

August 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha members across political divide Monday expressed concern over the plight of minority Hindus in Pakistan and urged the government to spell out ... Read more...

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Assure Indians of safety: Krishna to US (Lead)

August 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The US needs to assure the Indian community that they will be safe in that country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after six ... Read more...

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85 Syrian army men defect to Turkey

July 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eighty-five Syrian soldiers, including an artillery general and 14 lower-ranked officers, have defected and fled to Turkey.The men were placed in the Apaydin refugee camp ... Read more...

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Armenian couple name newborn ‘Sarkozy’

January 26th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS) A couple in Armenia have named their baby Sarkozy -- after the French Senate outlawed the denial of the Armenian genocide by Turkey.The couple from Akhurik ... Read more...

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‘Lack of political will making India terror target’

December 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) India continues to be a terror target because there is a lack of political will to take and execute firm decisions, an apolitical organisation dealing with ... Read more...

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Turkey condemns Delhi bomb attack

September 10th, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Sep 10 (IANS) Turkey has strongly condemned the Delhi bomb attack in which 13 people were killed and around 90 injured, Xinhua reported.The bomb blast occurred Wednesday morning (Sep ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh chief minister condemns Delhi blast

September 7th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday condemned the bomb blast that killed 11 people and injured over 70 others in Delhi."I strongly condemned the brutal ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Islamist leader admits after 40 years: ‘It was genocide’

May 5th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Thursday said that killing of unarmed civilians during the movement for liberation from Pakistan in 1971 was "genocide", his interrogator ... Read more...

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PM condemns Moscow terror attacks

January 25th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Strongly condemning the terrorist attack at Moscow's airport, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday conveyed his "deep anguish" to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and underlined the need ... Read more...

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US acting like ‘retrogressive Pak’ in its attempts to censor WikiLeaks: Pak editorial

December 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 9 (ANI): The WikiLeaks-Assange episode indicates that the 'backwardness' of underdeveloped countries like Pakistan, which was called 'retrogressive' for banning social networking site 'Facebook', has now spread to the ... Read more...

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PM vows to bring to justice 26/11 perpetrators

November 26th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Saluting the "courage, unity and resolve" of Mumbaikars, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledged on the second anniversary of the 26/11 attacks Friday to redouble efforts to ... Read more...

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Govt. pledges to redouble efforts to bring 26/11 attack perpetrators to justice

November 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said that his Government would redouble efforts to bring the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attack to justice.In ... Read more...

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Rwandan businessman sentenced to 30 years in prison for 1994 massacre

November 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
ARUSHA, TANZANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Rwandan businessman on Monday was convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison for his involvement in the 1994 genocide, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda ... Read more...

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‘Probe blood wastage by Himachal medical college’

October 26th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh medical college where student Aman Kachru was allegedly ragged to death is in a controversy again with a Shimla-based NGO alleging the hospital had destroyed ... Read more...

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Italian church welcomes legal action in sex abuse cases

October 2nd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 2 (IANS/AKI) Italy's catholic church has welcomed civil suites against priests for alleged sexual abuse, said Monsignor Mariano Crociata, secretary-general of the Italian Episcopal Conference."There will be no obstacles ... Read more...

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UN sees wartime rape as big challenge

August 7th, 2010 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 7 (IANS) Wartime rape is one of the greatest challenges of modern times, yet it remains low on the agenda of global policy efforts, the UN said Friday.UN secretary-general's ... Read more...

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Iraq will be left to wolves if US withdraws: Saddam’s aide

August 6th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iraq will be left "to the wolves" if US withdraws its troops from the country, said Saddam Hussein's right-hand man Tariq Aziz who is currently lodged in ... Read more...

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Prison Chief Under Pol Pot Sentenced For Crime Against Humanity

July 26th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz on the web has been the infamous communist group, Khmer Rouge as the prison chief was given a 35 year sentence by the ... Read more...

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UK PM orders inquiry into claims of torture of terrorists

July 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): British Prime Minister, David Cameroon has said a 'judge-led' inquiry will look at claims that UK security services were complicit in the torture of terror suspects.According to the ... Read more...

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Taliban execute 7-year-old boy accusing him of spying

June 10th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
In a shocking incident, the Taliban have executed a 7-year-old boy, whom they accused of spying. Officials in Southern Afghanistan who alleged that the 7-year-old boy was spying for the government confirmed ... Read more...

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Taliban Executes 7 Year Old Boy Charged With ‘Spying’

June 10th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Taliban militants have murdered a seven year old boy whom they accused of being a spy, according to reports in 'The Daily Mail' which were posted today (Thursday). The child was apparently ... Read more...

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China asks Japan to urgently resolve World War II sex slaves impasse

March 6th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): China has asked Japan to offer an appropriate resolution to the plight of eight Chinese victims forced into serving as "comfort women" for Japanese soldiers during World ... Read more...

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“Erudite” Tharoor tells Australia “essentially what outrage over racial attacks is all about”

January 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 15 (ANI): While politicians, police and the media in Australia and India are busy debating racial attacks on Indian students, a single refreshing note of clarity has been sounded ... Read more...

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Set up anti-trafficking cell in every district: Chidambaram

December 2nd, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday urged all states in the country to set up anti-human trafficking cells in every district. "Only nine districts have anti-human trafficking ... Read more...

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Ragging is crime against humanity: President

November 24th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who was awarded a degree of doctor of letters (D.Lit) at the 22nd annual convocation ceremony of Goa University Tuesday, exhorted students to desist ... Read more...

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Delhi ready to host 2010 Commonwealth Games: Patil

October 27th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who is currently on a visit to the United Kingdom where she will official accept the baton to signal the launch of the ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban claims responsibility for UN building attack

October 6th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct.6 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for Monday's suicide attack on the UN World Food Programme (WFP) building in Islamabad in which five persons were killed and ... Read more...

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Suicide attacker had entered UN WFP building by pretending to use toilet

October 6th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.6 (ANI): The suicide bomber, who blew himself up inside the premises of a UN building on Monday, had entered the building by pretending that he needed to use the lavatory, ... Read more...

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President suggests legislation to curb ragging

May 9th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Expressing concern at ragging incidents in colleges, one of which led to the death of a student, President Pratibha Patil Saturday said if necessary, a law should ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors ask Unesco to preserve ‘killer’ factory

March 4th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) Survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy Wednesday said they have appealed to Unesco to preserve the Union Carbide factory, which was the site of the infamous industrial ... Read more...

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Erdogan’s fiery remarks hurting Turkish-Israeli ties

January 30th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Jan 30 (DPA) Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been one of the harshest critics of Israel's recent military operations in the Gaza Strip but he surprised all observers with ... Read more...

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Friendly Turkish PM says Allah will punish Israel

January 5th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 5 (ANI): Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used exceptionally harsh words to describe Israels offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, despite both countries enjoying good bilateral ... Read more...

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Obama, Cruise, Winfrey make it to 2008s Unscientific Shame list

December 27th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): When it comes to science, Barack Obama is no better than many other people the would-be US leader has joined Tom Cruise and Oprah Winfrey in the ... Read more...

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Federal Investigation Agency will soon be a reality: Chavan

December 10th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Dec.10 (ANI): Upbeat over the outcome of the recently held Assembly elections in Delhi and Rajasthan, Minister of State in the Prime Minister''s Office and Congress party General Secretary, Prithviraj ... Read more...

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Let us not lose the battle of the mind to Pakistan (Comment)

December 9th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
The terror in Mumbai is our national shame. There can be no doubt about it. How could a group of 10 brazen men hold an entire nation to ransom for almost four ... Read more...

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