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Powerdrunk people feel taller and bigger


January 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) People who feel powerful tend to overestimate their own stature, feeling larger than they actually are."Maybe there's a physical experience that goes along with being powerful," ... Read more...

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Powerful people think they are taller


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) The more powerful you are, the taller you think yourself to be, affirms a new research.Michelle Duguid and Jack Goncalo from Washington and Cornell universities puffed ... Read more...

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West Indian Joel Wilson on ICC umpires panel for ODIs


November 1st, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua) Nov 1 (IANS/CMC) Joel Wilson can now umpire One-day Internationals around the world after the International Cricket Council approved his appointment to its international panel.The 44-year-old from Trinidad ... Read more...

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India closely watching NSG meet on China-Pakistan n-deal


June 15th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India will be closely watching the meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group next week where the China-Pakistan nuclear deal may come up for consideration even as Washington ... Read more...

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Myanmar frees jailed US citizen


March 19th, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (DPA) The US welcomed the release of a naturalised US citizen and democracy activist who had been jailed since September in the Asian country. Nyi Nyi Aung was freed by ... Read more...

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Headley case points to threats from home-grown terrorists


March 19th, 2010 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Pointing to the David Headley case as illustrative of the "real threats from home-grown and international terrorists," the US says it will continue working to disrupt, dismantle and ... Read more...

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We have unprecedented cooperation with India to combat terrorism: US


February 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Condemning the terror attack on a Pune eatery in "strongest terms", the United States has said it would continue its "unprecedented" cooperation with India to combat ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers reward for Baitullah Mehsud


June 28th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Pakistan has offered a Rs.50 million reward for information on Baitullah Mehsud, a senior leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban who is linked to the assassination of former Pakistani ... Read more...

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Nawaz to meet Holbrooke at US embassy


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 3 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif is expected to meet President Obama's Special Representative Richard Holbrooke during his forthcoming Islamabad visit, The News reports.Sharif's visit to the ... Read more...

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US, Britain condemns Lahore police training camp terror attack


March 31st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington /London, Mar.31 (ANI): Monday's terror attack on the police training camp in Lahore has been strongly condemned by the United States and Britain both.Addressing a daily briefing, US State Department spokesman ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs global help to fight terrorism: US


March 31st, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31(IANS) Calling Monday's attack on a police training academy in Lahore as an attack on Pakistan's institutions, the US has said its stood ready to help Pakistan which needs international ... Read more...

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US welcomes court ruling on Karzai’s term


March 31st, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (Xinhua) The US Monday welcomed the ruling by Afghanistan's Supreme Court, allowing President Hamid Karzai to stay in office until holding the presidential polls and handing over authority to ... Read more...

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US offers $5 mn reward for Baitullah Mehsud


March 26th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) The US has offered a $5 million reward for information on Baitullah Mehsud, a senior leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban who is linked to the assassination of former ... Read more...

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US keeping channels open both with Zardari and opposition parties in Pakistan


March 26th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.26 (ANI): The United States has said it will continue to assist the present and future democratically elected government in Pakistan in tackling issues on all fronts, including terrorism and the ... Read more...

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US confirms North Korea loading rocket onto launch pad


March 26th, 2009 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (DPA) North Korea is loading a Taepodong rocket onto a launch pad ahead of what Pyongyang says is a plan to place a satellite into space, a US official ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks talks with opposition to stop protests


March 14th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (DPA) Pakistan's beleaguered President Asif Ali Zardari is seeking negotiations with opponents to end anti-government protests, his spokesman said Saturday as authorities intensified efforts to block a march for ... Read more...

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US unhappy with UK decision to reach out to Hizbullah


March 14th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Mar 14 (ANI): A senior US official has expressed strong disagreement with the British decision to begin contacts with Lebanese terror group Hizbullah.The British Government hold an opposing view of ... Read more...

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US sees ties with strategic partner India growing stronger


March 7th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 7 (IANS) The US says it considers India as a strategic partner, as well as an economic partner and sees their relations "growing and becoming stronger," under the ... Read more...

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US condemns Sudan’s expulsion of aid groups


March 7th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (DPA) The US condemned Sudan's expulsion of humanitarian organisations Friday, warning that the move could imperil millions of people dependent on foreign assistance. "These organisations provide critical humanitarian assistance to ... Read more...

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Seoul says North’s warning on flights military threat


March 6th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 6 (DPA) South Korea Friday condemned North Korea for "a military threat" and "an inhumane act", a day after Pyongyang said it could not guarantee the safety of South Korean ... Read more...

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North Korean threats to flights ‘distinctly unhelpful’: US


March 6th, 2009 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (DPA) The US said Thursday that North Korea's threats against South Korean airlines that fly into its airspace were "distinctly unhelpful". The North Korean government Thursday issued a statement saying it ... Read more...

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US has no plans to lift sanctions on Zimbabwe


March 6th, 2009 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (DPA) The US plans to keep sanctions in place on Zimbabwe until President Robert Mugabe ends political repression in the troubled African country, the State Department said Thursday. Mugabe must ... Read more...

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FBI to help in Dhaka mutiny probe: Report


March 4th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has "agreed to help" Bangladesh in carrying out forensic investigations into the Bangladesh Rifles troopers' mutiny, a media report said. Acting Deputy ... Read more...

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US reviewing policies towards Pakistan, Afghanistan: Obama


March 4th, 2009 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has expressed deep concern about an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan, saying the country's frontier regions still remain safe havens ... Read more...

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US calls for end to violence in Guinea-Bissau


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (DPA) The US Monday called for an end to the violence in the small West African country of Guinea-Bissau following the slaying of the nation's president. "We call for a ... Read more...

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Israel: Iran, Syria secretly continuing nuclear projects


February 21st, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.21 (ANI): Iran and Syria are secretly working on nuclear technology in a manner which risks peace in the region and the world, while bluntly ignoring their international obligations," a ... Read more...

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US gravely concerned over Pak nukes falling into militants hands: Holbrooke


February 21st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.21 (ANI): The US special envoy to Afganistan and Pakstan, Richard Holbrooke has expressed concerns that Pakistans nuclear armaments may fall into the hands of militants. In an interview given to ... Read more...

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US to work with new Israeli government towards Mideast peace


February 21st, 2009 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (DPA) The US remains optimistic about achieving peace in the Middle East, regardless of what Israeli government coalition emerges from elections held this month, the State Department said Friday. Spokesman ... Read more...

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Clinton still clueless over Pakistans intentions in Swat deal


February 20th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.20 (ANI): Days after the Pakistan Government signed a deal with the Taliban to establish peace in the Swat Valley, Washington is still trying to ascertain the intricacies of the ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan’s Swat deal a surrender to militants, asks Holbrooke


February 20th, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) US special representative Richard Holbrooke has called Pakistan President Ali Zardari to express concern over a peace deal allowing imposition of Islamic law in the restive Swaat region ... Read more...

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Iran has not proven nuclear intentions are peaceful: US


February 20th, 2009 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (DPA) Iran has yet to convince the international community that it has no intention to build nuclear weapons, the US said Thursday after the release by the UN's nuclear ... Read more...

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India gets FBI evidence on Pakistan’s 26/11 link (Lead)


February 19th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) A Mumbai police team headed home with crucial evidence from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that shows the 26/11 terror carnage was planned in Pakistan even as ... Read more...

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US opts for wait and watch policy over Swat sharia deal


February 19th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.19 (ANI): While the world may have shown its concerns over the implementation of Islamic law in the Swat Valley, the United States, seems to have applied a policy of ... Read more...

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US wants all Mumbai terror attackers brought to justice


February 19th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The US says it's working with India and Pakistan to bring all the perpetrators of Mumbai terror attacks to justice, but whether the lone surviving attacker should be ... Read more...

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Extremists in Pakistan pose direct threat to US, others: Hillary Clinton (Lead)


February 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Extremists in Pakistan pose a "direct threat" to Pakistan, the US and other nations in and outside the region, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said, even as Islamabad ... Read more...

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