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Belarusian embassy in Kyrgyzstan attacked


August 29th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relatives of victims of the 2010 uprising in Kyrgyzstan threw stones at the embassy of Belarus here, demanding extradition of the former Kyrgyz president and ... Read more...

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Pakistan asks citizens not to travel to Syria


July 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday advised its nationals not to travel to Syria due to the deteriorating security situation in the Middle East country."In view of the deteriorating security ... Read more...

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Eight suspected Taiwanese arrested in Himachal (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Eight foreigners, suspected to be Taiwanese, who have been arrested for illegally staying in Himachal Pradesh, were sent to three days police custody by a ... Read more...

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13 Indians die as plane crashes in Nepal (Sixth Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) Thirteen Indians on a pilgrimage and two crew members were killed when a 20-seater plane slammed into a cliff in western Nepal Monday, authorities said. The ... Read more...

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US in touch with India on Maldives issue


April 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The US is in touch with India over the situation in the Maldives, a US embassy official has said.The US appreciates work other countries are undertaking ... Read more...

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Saudi youth visit Indian satellite centre


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) A 40-member youth delegation from Saudi Arabia, led by the kingdom's Deputy Foreign Minister Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah visited the satellite centre of the state-run ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy official killed in Dhaka (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) A Saudi embassy official was early Tuesday shot dead by unidentified assailants near his house in the capital city of Dhaka.Khalaf al Ali, 45, was shot ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy official shot dead in Dhaka


March 6th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) A senior Saudi embassy official was shot dead in Dhaka early Tuesday, said police."We found the Saudi national lying on the sidewalk, suffering from gunshot wounds ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Chinese workers released in Egypt (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 1 (IANS) Two Chinese workers who were Thursday kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from the Egyptian capital have been released, officials said.Chen Jiannan, deputy head of the Chinese People ... Read more...

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Two Chinese workers kidnapped in Egypt


March 1st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 1 (IANS) Two Chinese nationals working at a stone factory in the Egyptian capital were Thursday kidnapped by unidentified gunmen, officials said.Chen Jiannan, deputy head of the Chinese ... Read more...

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Israeli woman discharged, might have flown back (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Four days after she was injured in a bomb attack on her car, Israeli embassy official Tal Yehoshua Koren was Friday discharged from a Delhi ... Read more...

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Traces of potassium chlorate, nitrate in explosive: Police


February 15th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Preliminary forensic reports in the blast gutting an Israel embassy car showed traces of potassium chlorate and nitrate in the explosive material, said officials Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Injured Israeli embassy official recovering: Doctors


February 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Israeli diplomat's wife, who was injured in a terror attack here two days ago, is stable and recovering, doctors at a private hospital ... Read more...

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Police searching for red-coloured bomber bike


February 14th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Investigators are searching for a red-coloured bike that the bomber used while targeting the car of an Israeli embassy official in a terror attack Monday, ... Read more...

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Syrian hackers target Russian embassy website


January 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Syrian cyber-guerrillas had hacked into the Russian embassy website in India to protest against Moscow's policy in the violence-hit country, but the portal has been ... Read more...

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Kazakhs in Delhi can vote for Sunday’s Kazakhstan polls


January 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Kazakhs in Delhi can vote in the snap Kazakhstan elections Sunday that will bring an end to one-party democracy in the oil-rich Central Asian republic, ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat ill-treated in Chinese court, India protests (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) An Indian diplomat posted in China was ill-treated in a court near Shanghai, triggering a strong protest from New Delhi, which summoned a Chinese diplomat ... Read more...

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We’re still jittery after 9/11: New Yorkers in India


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Terror strikes in Delhi and Mumbai almost remind them "it can happen again in New York any time", say some New Yorkers residing in the ... Read more...

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North Korea paid bribes for Pakistan n-technology: A.Q.Khan


July 7th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) North Korea bribed top Pakistani military officials to have access to sensitive nuclear technology and equipment in the late 1990s, claims disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. ... Read more...

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Shunning Pakistan, Afghans rush to India for quality healthcare


May 29th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) With the volatile security situation in neighbouring Pakistan, more and more Afghans are choosing to travel to India for medical treatment, and the Indian embassy here ... 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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Pakistan embassy official wounded in Kathmandu shootout


April 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, April 14(ANI): Two unidentified gunmen on motorcycles shot and wounded a Pakistan embassy official in Kathmandu on Thursday, according to authorities.Mehboob Asif, a visa assistant at the Pakistan embassy, was hit ... Read more...

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Pakistan embassy staffer shot at in Nepal, manhunt launched (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A Pakistan embassy employee here was shot at in an audacious attack Thursday, following which police cordoned off a busy area in the capital and ... Read more...

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Indian embassy official in Pakistan goes missing; released (Lead)


April 1st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Even as India and Pakistan were basking in the Mohali spirit, a driver of the Pakistan High Commission was detained by Indian security agencies ... Read more...

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BJP used religion as opportunistic tool: Congress (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Attacking Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley over his denial of the comments he allegedly made on the party's stand on Hindu nationalism, ... Read more...

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BJP opportunistic, says Sibal


March 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Sunday called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) "opportunistic", after a leaked US diplomatic cable quoted BJP's Arun Jaitley as saying ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s remark meant for someone else: Arun Jaitley


March 25th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): Referring to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's remark that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K Advani thinks being Prime Minister is his birth right, Leader of ... Read more...

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Advani believes being PM is his birthright: Manmohan Singh


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Reiterating his earlier stand, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, took on the Opposition over the cash-for-votes scandal, describing their approach as undemocratic and said Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Any embassy official can create strife in India: PM


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Reflecting on the troubled situation in the Middle East, from where India sources the bulk of its oil needs, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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Indian leaders misleading public on US cables: WikiLeaks editor


March 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says Indian leaders are trying to mislead the public by challenging the authenticity of US diplomatic cables suggesting some MPs ... Read more...

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Welcome debate on WikiLeaks revelation: Bansal


March 18th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The government would welcome a structured debate on the cash-for-vote expose by WiliLeaks but the opposition cannot seek clarifications on the prime minister's statement ... Read more...

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Leaders, aides deny WikiLeaks claims


March 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) With the cash-for-vote scam resurfacing in the wake of leaked US diplomatic cables, leaders like Congress member Satish Sharma, former Samajwadi Party member Amar ... Read more...

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Opposition wants PM to go over alleged parliament payoffs (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The opposition Thursday vociferously demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation following stinging revelations in leaked US diplomatic cables that money was paid to MPs ... Read more...

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Wikileaks disclosures: BJP demands UPA government’s resignation


March 17th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded the "immediate" resignation of the Manmohan Singh government in the wake of the revelations in leaked US ... Read more...

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BJP to raise Wikileaks detail on payoffs in parliament


March 17th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Revelations in leaked US diplomatic cables through Wikileaks that cash had been paid to MPs for the 2008 confidence vote on the civil nuclear ... Read more...

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