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Japan’s new envoy to China faints on Tokyo street


September 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 13 (IANS) Japan's newly appointed Ambassador to China Shinichi Nishimiya fell unconscious Thursday morning on a street in Tokyo, police said, adding that the sudden fainting was caused ... Read more...

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Russia to increase energy exports to Asia-Pacific


September 4th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow , Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia would increase exports of oil and natural gas to the Asia-Pacific to counterbalance instability in supplies from the Middle East, according to an ... Read more...

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China expects world’s ‘return gesture’ for opening up


November 29th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Beijing wants "something in return" from other countries, including the US, for further opening up its market for their products.According to Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming, ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro calls President Obama “a wise man handing out jobs” at UN


November 15th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by BNO News
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- Cuban leader Fidel Castro compared U.S. President Barack Obama to a "wise man" who "is handing out jobs" in the United Nations (UN) Security Council ... Read more...

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US should support India’s pursuit for UNSC permanent seat, says McCain


November 6th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): United States' Republican Party has stated that America should fully back India's pursuit for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).Senior Republican Senator John McCain has ... Read more...

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Equal Opportunities Commission is on its way: Khurshid


February 4th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Equal Opportunities Commission that will deal with discrimination on the basis of religion, caste, gender and language, is on way to becoming a reality, Minister for ... Read more...

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Arab experts pitch for Islamic banking in India (Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) With the global financial crisis putting the spotlight on "casino capitalism" of the West, leading scholars and experts from the Arab world Thursday pitched for interest-free ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Experts pitch for Islamic banking in India


February 4th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) With the global financial crisis putting the spotlight on "casino capitalism" of the West, leading scholars and experts from the Arab world Thursday pitched for interest-free ... Read more...

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India pitches for more Gulf FDI


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Calling for better regulation to check economic imbalances and reform of international financial institutions, India made a strong pitch Wednesday to woo foreign investment from Gulf ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton came within minutes of being killed by Osama bin Laden


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 23 (ANI): Osama Bin Laden-controlled terrorists came within minutes of assassinating former US President Bill Clinton during his 1996 Philippines visit, a new book has revealed.Clinton was saved shortly ... Read more...

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Nuclear deal, trade top Canada PM’s India mission


November 15th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's three-day visit to India from Sunday will be dominated by talks over a nuclear deal and new trade pacts in a ... Read more...

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Stop supporting Dalai Lama, Beijing tells US


November 13th, 2009 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 13 (RIA Novosti) China has urged the US to stop supporting the Dalai Lama and to show support for its territorial integrity, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday. "We ... Read more...

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Obama heads to Asia, breaks foreign travel record


November 12th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 12 (ANI): US President Barack has travelled to more countries in his first year in office than any of his predecessors and now, will undertake a nine-day tour of Asia. ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit Africa next week


July 31st, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit South Africa next week as part of her seven-nation tour of Africa, BuaNews Reported. Clinton will begin her tour ... Read more...

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Peru’s president accepts resignation of entire cabinet


October 11th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 11 (DPA) Peru's President Alan Garcia accepted the resignations of his entire cabinet in the face of a brewing corruption scandal over petroleum concessions."This cabinet will leave with their heads ... Read more...

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