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Nepal opposition plans anti-government protest


June 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Twenty-two opposition parties in Nepal Tuesday decided to organise a major "show of strength" in the capital Friday against the "unilateral" declaration of fresh parliamentary polls ... Read more...

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Nepal’s constitutional crisis worries BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday voiced concern over the constitutional crisis in neighbouring Nepal, terming it a "serious setback"."Major political parties and their ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists reject interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Even though the interlocutors' report on Kashmir is yet to evoke reaction from the common man, separatist leaders in the state Thursday rejected it outright, labelling ... Read more...

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Manipur, Tripura militants caught


February 17th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 17 (IANS) A militant of the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) of Manipur has been arrested here while a rebel from Tripura has been caught in Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Yugoslavian leader Ante Markovic dies


November 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zagreb, Croatia, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ante Markovic, the last leader of former Yugoslavia, has passed away at the age of 87 years. Family members say the former Prime Minister died suddenly ... Read more...

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Geelani-called shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Normal life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar and other areas was Monday affected by a protest shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed ... Read more...

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Geelani’s shutdown call affects life in Kashmir


April 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Normal life across Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar and other major towns of the Valley was hit Monday by a protest shutdown called by hardline ... Read more...

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Karzai move to talk with Taleban could lead to civil war: Ex-Afghan spy chief


September 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.30 (ANI): Afghanistan former spymaster has warned that the country risks fracturing along bloody ethnic lines if President Hamid Karzai continues misguided efforts to reach out to the Taleban.In an exclusive ... Read more...

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Afghan partition would cause “civil war” again: NATO


September 16th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Sept 16 (ANI): NATO has dismissed former American national security adviser Robert Blackwill's suggestions that a conflict in Afghanistan could be resolved by partitioning the country on ethnic lines and ... Read more...

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US diplomat urges NATO to partition Afghanistan or loose control


September 13th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): A senior former American national security adviser, Robert Blackwill, has warned that the Taliban are "winning" and the foreign forces are "losing" in Afghanistan and added that ... Read more...

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BJP criticises permission for EU team’s Kandhamal visit


February 6th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Orissa unit Saturday criticised both the union and state governments for permitting an European Union (EU) delegation to visit the Kandhamal ... Read more...

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Anti-federal party shuts down Kathmandu valley


January 10th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) After beginning the new year with a nationwide general strike, Nepal had its capital paralysed once again Sunday by a fringe party that is opposing the decision by ... Read more...

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Advani under fire for announcing autonomous state in Assam


March 27th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, March 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani's statement announcing an autonomous state to two ethnic communities in Assam if voted to ... Read more...

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Left Front begins poll campaign with attack on Trinamool


February 8th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Sunday launched its Lok Sabha poll campaign with a huge gathering that saw its leaders attack principal opposition Trinamool Congress for stalling development ... Read more...

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The Kashmiri struggle in 2008


August 16th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
By Dr.Shabir Choudhry London: A new phase of the Kashmiri struggle or whatever we want to call it in view of communalism, proxy war and terrorism, has been going on since 1947; ... Read more...

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US seeks to convince nations to recognize Kosovo: Bush


July 22nd, 2008 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 22 (DPA) US President George W. Bush said he would continue to pressure more countries to recognize Kosovo as an independent state after a meeting with its leaders Monday. Bush ... Read more...

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Manipur parliamentarian calls on Centre to restore normalcy in the state


April 22nd, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
By Sanjay Kumar New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): Dr. Thokchom Meinya, a Member of Parliament representing the Inner Manipur parliamentary constituency, has drawn the attention of Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil for ... Read more...

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Northern Ireland to help ease Sikh-Muslim tensions in Britain


March 30th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 30 (IANS) Sikh and Muslim leaders in Britain are to be taken to Northern Ireland - a province that is just emerging from decades of sectarian violence ... Read more...

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Flight of white middle class increasing: UK race relations chief


January 15th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The British Governments race relations chief, Trevor Phillips, has said that the flight of the white middle classes from the inner cities is accelerating.Trevor Phillips said so-called ''white ... Read more...

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MQM warns of ‘71-like situation in Pakistan


November 14th, 2007 - 1:50 am ICT by admin
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