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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Attack on US consulate in Libya deplorable: UAE papers


September 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) Leading English dailies of the UAE have said the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which four Americans, including ambassador Christopher Stevens, were ... Read more...

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US sends warships to Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Navy has sent two destroyers to Libyan waters after an American ambassador was killed in that country, a media report said Wednesday.The ships ... Read more...

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EU to work with Belarusian minister despite sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has said that it will work with the new Belarusian foreign minister despite the fact that he is subject to EU ... Read more...

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Belarus embassy wraps up in Sweden


August 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian embassy in Sweden has stopped accepting most documents after a diplomatic row erupted between the two countries. It has turned the task over ... Read more...

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Western ambassadors unwelcome: Syria


June 5th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Syria has said the ambassadors of several Western countries, including the US, Britain, France and Turkey, were "personae non gratae" or unwelcome in the country, a ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad wishes to visit London for Olympics


May 18th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 17 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad expressed his desire Thursday to visit London for the 2012 Olympics, as he wants to be with the Iranian athletes to cheer ... Read more...

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US issues alert for its people in Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad Thursday issued a security alert for its staff and American citizens to take precautions for next two weeks, but did not ... Read more...

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Prostitution scandal claims more US Secret Service agents


April 25th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The US Secret Service Tuesday announced the fate of five remaining agents implicated in a scandal involving agency personnel and prostitutes during a presidential visit ... Read more...

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Taliban strike Kabul, other Afghan targets (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Washington, April 15 (IANS) The Taliban Sunday launched a coordinated wave of assaults in Kabul and elsewhere in the country, targeting the embassies of the US, Germany and Russia, ... Read more...

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Finland embassy staff leaves Syria


March 20th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 20 (IANS) The Finnish embassy staff in Syrian capital Damascus has left the country due to the "weakened security situation", the foreign ministry said in a statement.The embassy ... Read more...

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Italy recalls embassy staff from Syria


March 15th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 14 (IANS) Italy announced Wednesday that it was suspending all activities at its embassy in Syrian capital Damascus and has recalled its diplomatic staff.In a statement, the Italian ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Israeli envoy, assures full support in probe (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Two days after a terror attack on an Israeli embassy car, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna met Israel's ambassador Alon Ushpiz and assured him of ... Read more...

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India to provide extra security for Israeli mission


February 15th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) In the wake of the terror attack on an Israeli embassy car, India has agreed to provide Israel with extra security for its mission and ... Read more...

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Sebastian Coe launches Olympic bicycles


December 11th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) Sebastian Coe, the chairman of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games Organising Committee, launched a set of Olympic bicycles Sunday at the British Embassy in ... Read more...

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All British embassy staff leave Iran: Report


November 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 30 (IANS) All staff at the British embassy in Tehran have left the country, a day after hundreds of angry Iranians protested in front of the embassy as ... Read more...

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Six British embassy staff taken hostage in Iran


November 29th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Six British embassy personnel in Iran were taken hostage Tuesday when student protesters broke into the British Council and the British embassy here. A large number of ... Read more...

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US renews 1979 sanctions against Iran


November 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has renewed the 1979 financial sanctions against Iran, the White House reported."Because our relations with Iran have not yet returned ... Read more...

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NATO blames Pakistani Taliban for Kabul attack


September 15th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The top brass of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has blamed the Pakistani Taliban for staging the 20-hour siege in Kabul that ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomats flee Cairo after attack on embassy


September 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli ambassador to Egypt and the embassy staff were Saturday waiting at the Cairo international airport for an Israeli military plane to whisk them away ... Read more...

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NATO commander meets Pakistan army chief


September 10th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) The commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has met Pakistan's army chief and discussed with him ways to improve regional ... Read more...

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Libyan diplomats tried to sell London assets


August 12th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Libyan embassy staff in London, who were expelled by Britain, tried to sell assets worth more than 100 million pounds to finance their leader Muammar Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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British child plunges to death from 13th floor in Singapore


August 7th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A toddler from Britain died after she fell from her parents' 13th-floor luxury apartment in Singapore, a media report said here.The body of the three-year-old girl ... Read more...

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US embassy staff barred from entering Peshawar (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In a move sure to further strain US-Pakistan ties, Islamabad is repeatedly blocking American embassy staff from entering Peshawar.Quoting US and international aid officials, the Washington ... Read more...

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US embassy staff return to Cairo


April 30th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 29 (IANS/AKI) The US State Department has allowed non-essential staff and their families to return to Egypt and has announced that the embassy in Cairo will resume regular ... Read more...

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UN forces rescue Indian envoy to Ivory Coast


April 8th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.8 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Ivory Coast Shyama Jain has been rescued by the United Nations forces. All the embassy staff has also been evacuated from the civil war torn ... Read more...

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Oz woman sues UAE 5-star hotel after she was raped, jailed for sex outside marriage


March 30th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): An Australian woman, who was drugged and raped by co-workers, has sued a five-star UAE hotel after she ended up in jail for eight months for having sex ... Read more...

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Oz woman jailed in UAE after complaining about being drugged, raped


March 27th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Alicia Gali from Queensland is warning other women to be cautious overseas after her experience in the United Arab Emirates.The 29-year-old spent eight months in a United Arab ... Read more...

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PM ‘rejects firmly’ bribery allegation on 2008 trust vote (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday firmly rejected allegations that MPs were bribed to win the 2008 trust vote and said the US diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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PM declares innocence on 2008 trust vote scam


March 18th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Pleading innocence on an issue that had the opposition calling for his immediate resignation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that he had not ... Read more...

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PM on Wiki disclosures: I have not authorised anyone to purchase votes


March 18th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) He had not authorised anyone to purchase any votes, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh clarified Friday, a day after he came under attack for alleged ... Read more...

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Go Manmohan, says opposition after WikiLeaks expose (Intro-Roundup)


March 17th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The embattled Manmohan Singh government Thursday faced its worst crisis yet with the opposition joining hands in asking it to resign immediately following allegations ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks disclosure: ‘I have not witnessed anything’, says Kapur


March 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): Nachiketa Kapur, who is in the eye of a storm after WikiLeaks cables claimed that he was involved in paying-off lawmakers to ensure the victory of ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks disclosure: Allegations totally baseless, says Sharma


March 17th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): Congress MP Satish Sharma, who is in the eye of a storm after WikiLeaks cables claimed that he had played a role in paying-off lawmakers to ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh denies charges of getting cash for votes


March 17th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh today denied allegations that his party was bribed to vote for the Congress-led UPA Government in the 2008 confidence ... Read more...

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