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Italy recalls embassy staff from Syria


March 15th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 14 (IANS) Italy announced Wednesday that it was suspending all activities at its embassy in Syrian capital Damascus and has recalled its diplomatic staff.In a statement, the Italian ... Read more...

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EU foreign policy chief condemns fresh violence in Egypt


November 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Monday condemned the fresh outbreak of violence in Egypt this weekend which has left at least 22 people killed and more than 1,700 others ... Read more...

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Obama discusses debt-crisis, Syria with Spain, Italy


August 9th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama called up leaders of Spain and Italy over the euro zone debt crisis and the situation in Syria, the White ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: Experts say US will have to put everything on the line now


February 11th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): With cornered Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak playing a seemingly cat and mouse game with the Western powers, including the United States, rights activists and experts on Middle East affairs ... Read more...

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India backs democracy in Egypt, says Indians are safe


February 4th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) With the protests in Egypt cascading and the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak looking imminent, India Friday said it backed democratic aspirations of the Egyptian people for ... Read more...

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Spark for Arab revolutions started during Bush era: Experts


January 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): The spark for the current wave of revolutions in the Middle East may have started during the Bush administration when Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave a seminal speech ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator John McCain calls on congress to expedite seperate sanctions against Iran


June 10th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Senator John McCain on Wednesday called on Congress to expedite and finish a stronger sanctions bill against Iran after a United Nations resolution passed, imposing sanctions ... Read more...

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India befriends Afghanistan, irking Pakistan


August 21st, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.21 (ANI): India has become a major donor of Afghanistan, and its growing presence here is riling arch rival Pakistan.From wells and toilets to power plants and satellite transmitters, India is ... Read more...

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Advani seeks immediate ends of war by Colombo


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Calling for an immediate end to the war in Sri Lanka, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani Wednesday blamed the Indian government ... Read more...

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Government committed to protecting journalists: Sherry Rehman


December 30th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) The Pakistani government is committed to the protection of journalists and there would be no violation of media freedom and independence during its term, Information and Broadcasting Minister ... Read more...

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Terror attacks fail to impact on Congress


December 8th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The terrorist attack in Mumbai that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had hoped would harm the electoral prospects of the Congress failed to sway voters away from ... Read more...

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Maldives opposition leader warns of rising Chinese influence


July 10th, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Mohammad Nasheed, the presidential candidate of the Maldives' opposition, has warned that the island nation's government was wooing China, thereby creating a security for threat for India ... Read more...

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Maldives’’s China policy a security threat to India


July 10th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Saying Mr. Maumoon Abdul Gayoom''s Government in Maldives is disturbing the balance of power in the Indian Ocean by wooing China, the Presidential candidate of Opposition ... Read more...

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McCartney to perform in Ukraine Independence Concert in June


April 25th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
London, April 25 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney will perform at a free concert in Ukraine in June.The gig, titled the Independence Concert, will take place at the Independence Square in ... Read more...

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PPP slams ‘opportunists’ for ‘exploiting’ Karachi bombings


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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