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Cuban military commands mobilised


November 27th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government has mobilised its military commands as part of the strategic drill 'Bastion 2009' aimed at strengthening country's defence against enemy attack, mainly by the ... Read more...

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‘Honoured’ Obama’s first ever meeting with Pope


July 11th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 11 (ANI): US President Barack Obama received a "great honor" on Friday when he met with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican for the first time."It's a great ... Read more...

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Louis Caldera resigns over White House stunt; photo released


May 9th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama on Thursday accepted the resignation of Louis Caldera, the director of the White House Military Office, and released a photo showing Air Force One ... Read more...

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Furious Obama orders probe into New York flyover photo flop


April 29th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.29 (ANI): A furious President Barack Obama has ordered an internal investigation into a photo-op featuring the presidential jet that sent thousands of New Yorkers running for their lives.White House ... Read more...

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Obama most polarizing president in 40 years: Bush aide


April 10th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 10 (IANS) Taking up cudgels on behalf of his former boss, a former top aide for George W. Bush has slammed President Barack Obama for his "borderline" obsession ... Read more...

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Chinese Navy growth poses no threat to others


March 9th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The Chinese navy has said that its growth does not pose any threat to others, and is only meant to fulfil the rising need to maintain ... Read more...

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Obama steps out in jeans and sneakers in hometown Chicago


February 16th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Feb.16 (ANI): There is some truth to the oft-repeated saying that there is no place like home. Such is the case, it seems , with the First Family of the ... Read more...

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Obama’’s speechwriter dating ex-Maxim model?


January 27th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obamas speechwriter is reportedly dating a former model and White House aide.Jon Favreaus new girlfriend is said to be Alejandra Campoverdi, a Hispanic American ... Read more...

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Now, Bush’’s brain Karl Rove bitten by the Twitter bug


January 12th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 12 (ANI): Karl Rove, popularly dubbed as Bushs brain after masterminding President George W. Bushs 2000 and 2004 election victories, has become the latest celebrity to join social-networking site ... Read more...

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White House, Democrats agree on auto industry bail-out


December 11th, 2008 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (DPA) Democratic legislators and the White House have agreed on the outlines of a deal to keep the US car industry out of bankruptcy, offering a $15-billion loan in ... Read more...

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China tests Nepal waters with $2.6 mn military aid


December 7th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) A high-level military delegation headed by the deputy chief of China's People's Liberation Army Sunday met Nepal's new Maoist Defence Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal' to sign a ... Read more...

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China steps up military ties with Nepal


December 6th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Even as India and China began historic joint military exercises in India's Karnataka state to battle insurgency and terrorism Saturday, Beijing also stepped up security manouvres in Nepal, ... Read more...

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Document reveals Palin approved Washington trip for Troopergate probe funds


September 22nd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.22 (ANI) A new twist has been introduced to Sarah Palins involvement with the Troopergate probe. Previously, it was stated that Palin had fired her Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan ... Read more...

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Attacking ads not good for US prez campaign: Rove


September 15th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.15 (ANI): Karl Rove, the man credited with getting President Bush elected twice, has warned both Democrats and Republicans that they are making a mistake by using advertising to attack ... Read more...

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McCain camp braced to fight Troopergate fallout in Alaska


September 15th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.15 (ANI): The Republicans presidential campaign is preparing an aggressive push back against the Troopergate inquiry if McCains running mate Sarah Palin is found to have abused her office to ... Read more...

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Attack will start another world war: Iranian general


August 30th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) A top Iranian general Saturday warned that a military attack by the West against his country would lead to another world war, the official IRNA news agency reported."The ... Read more...

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US destroyer arrives in Georgian port with aid


August 24th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (DPA) The first US naval vessel carrying relief supplies arrived in the Georgian port of Batumi Sunday, the Russian Interfax news agency reported in Moscow on the ... Read more...

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Troop withdrawal to complete by Friday: Medvedev


August 20th, 2008 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 20 (DPA) The promised withdrawal of Russian troops from Georgia will be completed by Friday (Aug 22), Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said.The withdrawal will be total with the exception ... Read more...

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Georgia, Russia trade prisoners amid Russian pullout


August 20th, 2008 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi/Moscow, Aug 19 (DPA) Russia and Georgia exchanged prisoners Tuesday as Russian troops slowly began pulling out of the conflict region in Georgia.The Russian military said the withdrawal was being delayed to ... Read more...

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Russia has short range missiles in South Ossetia: Pentagon official


August 19th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.19 (ANI): Russia has reportedly placed short range SS-21 missiles in South Ossetia, that could pose a threat to most major Georgian cities," including the capital, Tbilisi, a U.S. defense ... Read more...

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Russian troops to withdraw from Georgia on Monday: Medvedev


August 18th, 2008 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow, Aug 18 (DPA) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Sunday afternoon announced that withdrawals of his country's troops from Georgia would begin Monday, apparently ignoring calls from the US and Germany for an ... Read more...

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Ken Livingstone to fight 2012 London mayoral election


July 13th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 13 (IANS) Ex-mayor Ken Livingstone invoked the spectre of resurgent racism at an event packed by Indian-origin Labour supporters here to declare his intention to fight the ... Read more...

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Russia begins military exercises in North Caucasus


July 5th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Vladikavkaz (Russia), July 5 (RIA Novosti) Russia began Saturday large scale military exercises in several regions of the southern federal district, which includes highly volatile North Caucasus republics, a senior military ... Read more...

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London mayor’s advisor quits after ‘go home’ race row


June 24th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) James McGrath, the deputy chief of staff to the mayor of London, has been forced to quit after advising Caribbean immigrants to "go home" if they did not ... Read more...

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Chinese Foreign Ministry for more military exercises with India


December 27th, 2007 - 7:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.27 (ANI): A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman today said in Beijing that China is willing to conduct more military exercises with India, following the success this week of their first ... Read more...

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Next round of joint military exercise with China likely to be held in India


December 25th, 2007 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): The next round of a joint military exercise between India and China is likely to be held inside Indian Territory after New Delhi offered to hold the ... Read more...

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