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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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India reaches out to families hit by US gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Condemning the US gurdwara shooting that killed six Sikh devotees, union minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday directed the Indian embassy in Washington to provide "all possible ... Read more...

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US assures India of full probe into gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The United States has assured India of a full investigation into the killings at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, India's ambassador to Washington Nirupama Rao ... Read more...

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Emirati business woman wins international award


July 31st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS/WAM) Emirati woman entreprenuer Faiza Al Sayed has been named as a recipient of The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) World of Difference 100 Awards.Al Sayed, vice ... Read more...

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Odisha official arrested in US


July 26th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) An official of the Odisha forest department who is on training in the US was taken into custody by police in Pennsylvania for allegedly wrongfully confining ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India said Tuesday it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai, ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai Monday ... Read more...

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No profiling or pattern in Shah Rukh detention, says US


April 14th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Caught on the wrong foot over the detaining of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan at a US airport twice, Washington has asserted it was not ... Read more...

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Indian embassy in Washington resumes work after bomb threat (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Washington has resumed its normal work after a search of its facilities by local security authorities following an anonymous bomb threat turned ... Read more...

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Indian embassy in US receives bomb threat


April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Washington received a bomb threat Tuesday but no explosives were found in the premise, the US State Department said."I can confirm that ... Read more...

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Indian missions in US outsource passport services


April 6th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The Indian embassy and its consulates in other parts of the country have, like many missions in other parts of the world, outsourced passport related services.Outsourcing ... Read more...

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US job was thankless assignment: Haqqani


December 20th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Pakistani envoy to the US Hussain Haqqani has said that his job as an ambassador was a "tough and thankless assignment".Haqqani was asked to deal ... Read more...

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ISI spy claims he was in regular touch with Indian officials


December 12th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Admitted Pakistani spy Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he was in regular touch with Indian cabinet ministers and Indian embassy officials here over the ... Read more...

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Tripura’s new police chief takes charge


November 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 16 (IANS) Sanjay Sinha, a 1978 batch Manipur-Tripura cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Wednesday took over as director general of Tripura Police.The Tripura Police chief's post was ... Read more...

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US sanctions five men linked to kill Saudi envoy (Lead)


October 12th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Tuesday that it has slapped sanctions on five individuals linked to the assassination attempt on the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua ... Read more...

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White House welcomes new Libyan ambassador


September 10th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has received new Libyan Ambassador to America Ali Aujali and accepted his credentials to represent his country and its transitional ... Read more...

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US confident of India handling Hazare situation democratically


August 26th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) The United States has reiterated its "confidence and expectation" that India would be able to address the situation in the wake of Anna Hazare's campaign ... Read more...

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Libyan embassy in Washington re-opens under rebel government


August 12th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- The Libyan Embassy in Washington, D.C. officially re-opened on Thursday under the control of Libya's rebel council, two days after rebels opened their embassy in London.Ali Aujali, the ... Read more...

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Israel’s new ambassador presents his credentials


August 12th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Israel's newly-appointed ambassador Alon Ushpiz Friday presented his credentials to President Pratibha Patil at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and said he looked ... Read more...

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Secrecy continues to shroud Sonia’s illness


August 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A veil of secrecy continues to shroud the illness of Congress president Sonia Gandhi with even Indian missions in the US not being kept ... Read more...

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US pledges to protect Libyan embassy in Washington


August 6th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The US government will protect the Libyan embassy and its personnel in Washington, the State Department said after handing over the embassy to the rebel National ... Read more...

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PMO set for a shuffle, new faces likely


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office is headed for a makeover with senior IAS officer Pulok Chatterjee, a former private secretary to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Pakistan registers concern on Fai arrest with US embassy


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) The Pakistan government has issued a demarche to the US embassy to register its concerns on the arrest of Kashmiri American lobbyist Ghulam Nabi Fai and ... Read more...

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Pakistan embassy in US is biggest spender


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) The Pakistan embassy in Washington is the biggest spender among 121 Pakistani missions in the world, a media report said Friday.Parliament was informed Thursday that the ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies ISI role in Mumbai attack


May 24th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan denied the charge of a key plotter of the Mumbai terror attack who said that Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) provided support to Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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Brit policy of sheltering terrorists made it ‘Londonistan’: WikiLeaks


April 27th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Britain ignored repeated warnings to stop granting asylum to Islamic extremists wanted in other countries for terrorism offences, resulting in the 2005 London Tube and bus bombings, according ... Read more...

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Pak Govt silent on number of visas issued to Americans


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 22(ANI): The Pakistan Government has failed to provide information to the National Assembly on the number of visas issued to Americans over the last three years by the Pakistan Embassy ... Read more...

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Bashir arrives in Washington to seek to iron out Pak, US ‘differences’


April 21st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir has arrived in Washington to hold talks with US officials as both nations seek ways to iron out differences and find "strategic convergences" to ... Read more...

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Pakistani Consul General visits Aafia Siddiqui at Texas detention facility


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan's Consul General in Houston, Aqil Nadeem, has visited Pakistani neuroscientist and terror convict Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the Carswell detention facility in Texas.Nadeem had a two-hour meeting with ... Read more...

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Pak likely to replace Haqqani as Pak envoy to US


March 26th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, is likely to be replaced after expiration of his tenure in May.According to Gulf Times, Haqqani is blamed for issuing ... Read more...

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US Intel chief says Gaddafi will defeat rebels in Libya


March 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): James Clapper, the director of US national intelligence, has claimed that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi will defeat the rebels in Libya."With respect to the rebels in Libya, and whether ... Read more...

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ISI angered by “desire of Obama administration to go through civilian govt” for visas


February 26th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence is enraged by the inclination of the Obama administration to go through Pakistan's civilian government for getting visas issued.The Central Intelligence Agency ... Read more...

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US announces sanctions on Libya, EU mulls action


February 26th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US has announced it will impose sanctions against Libya, as part of measures designed to loosen Muammar Gaddafi's grip on power, while the EU said it was ... Read more...

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ISI halts talks with CIA at all levels over being treated as “their lackeys”


February 24th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence has stopped talking with the US' Central Intelligence Agency at any level, including the most senior, an ISI official has revealed.Speaking on the ... Read more...

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Pak to review visa policy for US officials and diplomats following Davis fiasco


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 23(ANI): The Pakistan government has reportedly decided to review its visa policy for US officials and diplomats, and withdraw special powers granted to the country's Ambassador in Washington, Hussain Haqqani, ... Read more...

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