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US downplays Syrian offer to discuss Assad’s resignation


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) The US has downplayed the latest Syrian offer to discuss President Bashar al-Assad's resignation through dialogue, saying it sees nothing "terribly new", Xinhua reported.Referring to remarks ... Read more...

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Syria dismisses Obama threat as election ploy


August 21st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama's threat to intervene in Syria is an element of his election campaign, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Kadri Jamil said Tuesday."As ... Read more...

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Fishermen killing: Italian PM calls Manmohan


March 8th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti rang up his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh Wednesday and warned him against setting a "dangerous precedent" with the jailing ... Read more...

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US state bars political hopeful for poor English


February 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tucson (US), Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) The Arizona Supreme Court has ended the aspirations of Alejandrina Cabrera to run for city council in the border town of San Luis because she ... Read more...

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Harvard decision a dangerous precedent, says Swamy


December 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Harvard University in the US has cancelled Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy's summer courses over his controversial article in a Mumbai newspaper, prompting him ... Read more...

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Anna should not dictate terms to parliament: Hegde


August 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Signalling a further rift with Team Anna, former Supreme Court judge and civil society member Justice N. Santosh Hegde Friday said Anna Hazare should refrain ... Read more...

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Obama writes history with autopen


May 28th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made history by using an autopen - an automatic signing machine - from an ocean away to sign a legislation ... Read more...

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BJP demands probe into Goa seaside project


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Tuesday demanded a probe into the controversial seaside project being developed by a firm co-promoted by the ... Read more...

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Kirpan carrying Sikhs barred from entering Quebec legislature


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Quebec (Canada), Jan.19 (ANI): Four Sikhs invited to appear before a Quebec legislative committee to debate a bill that deals with the reasonable accommodation of religious minorities, were barred from entering the ... Read more...

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‘Green violations by Tata Steel, L&T were overlooked’


December 16th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The environment ministry overlooked green law violations by Tata Steel and Larsen and Toubro (L&T) in their Dharma port project in Orissa, an environmental group said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Broad was ‘distraught’ by PCB chief’s comments of England throwing ODI match


October 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that he was shocked when Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt accused English players of throwing a ODI match for an ... Read more...

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BJP slams Congress for raising Babri demolition issue


October 5th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday questioned the Congress why it raises the Babri Masjid demolition issue time and again and asked the Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict will set dangerous precedent: CPI-M


October 5th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court verdict for a three way division of the land in Ayodhya was based on "faith and belief" and would set a dangerous precedent ... Read more...

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Moderate Muslims slam Brit Islamic schools for forcing girl students to wear burka


October 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Hundreds of girls are reportedly being forced by Islamic schools in Britain to wear the veil in a move, which has been heavily criticised by the mainstream Muslims.Three ... Read more...

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India not to recognize Kosovo


August 9th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A month after the International Court of Justice said that Kosovo's declaration of independence was legal, India has reacted saying it will continue to not recognize the ... Read more...

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Broad says Strauss’s decision to rest from Bangladesh tour wise


February 12th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that captain Andrew Strauss has been wise to skip the team's tour to Bangladesh, and is staggered by the criticism coming the ... Read more...

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Norah Jones alters construction plans after legal threats from neighbours


January 11th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Norah Jones had to compromise on her plans to add half a score windows to her Brooklyn home after her New York City neighbours threatened to drag her ... Read more...

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Release of A.Q Khan setting a dangerous precedent, warns ICNND Co-Chair


October 4th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Expressing unhappiness over the release from house arrest of Pakistan's nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, the Co-Chairman of the International Commission on Nuclear Non -Proliferation and ... Read more...

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UK court rejects calls for arresting Israel Defence Minister Barak


September 30th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem/London, Sep.30 (ANI): A British court has rejected a petition urging an arrest warrant for Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on the grounds that he committed "war crimes" during the IDF ... Read more...

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Blairs’ renovation plan angers neighbours


September 27th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 27 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and at loggerheads with their neighbours after the couple planned to add a guesthouse to their 5.75-million-pound country mansion.Tony and Cherie ... Read more...

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Flintoff’s decision to reject ECB contract will benefit Chennai Super Kings


September 18th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 18 (ANI): The Indian Premier League would be benefited after Andrew Flintoff rejected the ECB contract, said Chennai Super Kings, the team the England all rounder plays for in the ... Read more...

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Arab Israelis, police clash after Jewish extremist march


March 24th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 24 (DPA) Hundreds of Arab Israelis clashed with the police after a group of Jewish extremists marched through their town Tuesday, an event they condemned as a provocation. One demonstrator ... Read more...

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PCB appoints committee to probe 2006 Oval Test fiasco


February 13th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed a committee to probe the controversy surrounding the 2006 Oval Test, whose result was twice changed. Umpires Billy Doctrove and Darrell Hair ... Read more...

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Are the EU and US edging towards a new trade war?


February 7th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 7 (DPA) People instinctively react to a threat by protecting themselves. But when it comes to international trade, most experts argue that raising barriers is not the best response."We all ... Read more...

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Blagojevich terms Illinois Senate impeachment trial a ”Kangaroo Court”


January 27th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (Illinois, US), Jan.27 (ANI): Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has declared the Illinois State Senate impeachment proceedings a "kangaroo court." Blagojevich told FOX News on Monday that "What''s happening to me ... Read more...

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It would be sad if Moores is relieved at Pietersens behest


January 5th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): It would indeed be a sad day for cricket if England coach Peter Moores is relieved of his position at skipper Kevin Pietersens behest, who has maintained ... Read more...

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Former PCB chief cautions ICC over reversing Oval Test result


October 31st, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 31 (ANI): Shahryar Mohammad Khan, the former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, has cautioned the ICC against overturning the result of the controversial England-Pakistan Test at The Oval in ... Read more...

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MCC decides Hair was right in awarding Oval Test against Pak to England


October 28th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , Oct 28 (ANI): The cricketing law making body - the MCC has reportedly endorsed Aussie umpire Darrell Hairs fateful decision to award the 2006 Oval cricket Test between England ... Read more...

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India, US to ink nuclear deal on Friday


October 9th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee is leaving for Washington tonight to sign the 123 Agreement on Friday with US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, paving the ... Read more...

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Condoleeza Rice in Delhi, delay in signing 123 pact


October 4th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice arrived here on a two-day visit but the 123 civilian nuclear agreement will not be signed today. During her visit, Rice ... Read more...

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Nuke deal gets congressional nod , PM says thank you to Bush


September 28th, 2008 - 8:45 am ICT by ANI
New York , Sept.28 (ANI): After days of hoopla and hectic discussions, the US House of Representativesfinally approved the Indo-US civil nuclear deal on Saturday. In all, 298 legislators participated in ... Read more...

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F1 boss Max Mosleys win is dangerous precedent


July 27th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): The former Archbishop of Canterbury has attacked Max Mosley''s court win over the News of The World, insisting that the privacy victory has set a dangerous precedent.Lord ... Read more...

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UK surgeons to be given operation bonuses for saving lives


July 20th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Surgeons in the UK are to be paid bonuses linked to their performance on the operating table.Under plans being drawn up for the NHS (National Health Services), ... Read more...

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CPI (M) tells Government to stay clear from corporate wars


July 15th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 15 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist today stated in New Delhi that the Prime Ministers Office should not become a "conciliation office" for warring corporate houses.CPI ... Read more...

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Proposed UN ban on Zimbabwe a dangerous precedent: Russia


July 12th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti United Nations, July 12 (RIA Novosti) Russia Saturday said the draft proposal by the UN Security Council for sanctions against Zimbabwe is an illegal intrusion in the internal affairs of a ... Read more...

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