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Moscow to turn government offices into hotels


February 14th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a bid to decongest the city centre, the Moscow city government plans to turn federal government offices based there into hotels after the offices ... Read more...

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Secular diplomacy powers Tibetans’ global outreach (Comment)


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Dalai Lama's political successor and Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has significantly stepped up his outreach as the Tibetan issue slides further into global amnesia.A dozen self-immolations by desperate Tibetans ... Read more...

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Woody Allen to make acting comeback


May 19th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Woody Allen is set to make his acting comeback in his new film which will be shot in Rome, Italy."I'm one of the tales in ... Read more...

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Bid to hijack plane to Libya thwarted: report


April 25th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 25 (IANS) A bid to hijack a Rome-bound flight from Paris and be taken to Libyan capital Tripoli was thwarted Sunday, due to quick reaction of flight attendents ... Read more...

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Goa now targets tourists from Iran, Turkey


October 1st, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Goa's travel industry is now targeting tourists from Iran and Turkey, an industry official said Friday.Six charter flights from Iran are expected to arrive in Goa ... Read more...

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US, Europe experts play down reports of new Qaeda threats


September 30th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sept.30 (ANI): European and American officials have said that they do not consider a terror attack as being eminent after detecting several credible threats from terrorist groups in Pakistan and northern ... Read more...

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Recent terror attacks reaction to Pak Army’s success: Qureshi


September 7th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lisbon, Sept 7 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, has said that the recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan are a reaction to the army's success in anti-terror operations."It is a ... Read more...

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US, EU still working sanctions plan for Iran for pursuing nuke enhancement


October 1st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Paris/Berlin, Oct.1 (ANI): Plans are still being worked out by the United States and its European on how to punish Iran if nuclear program-related talks that begin on Thursday are not successful.The ... Read more...

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US to abandon plans for missile defense system in Poland, Czech Republic


September 17th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17(ANI): United States is reportedly set to abandon its plans for a missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic following a review of Iran's long-range missile program which ... Read more...

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Dining out in Kabul with a critical eye


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
By Can Merey Kabul, June 2 (DPA) Most Westerners think any foreigner travelling to Kabul is in mortal danger from Taliban suicide attacks, improvised explosive devices and firefights as soon as they ... Read more...

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EU split over upgraded Israel relationship


April 27th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, April 27 (DPA) The European Union (EU) faced an embarrassing split Monday over the question of whether or not to upgrade the bloc's relationship with Israel, as officials from the bloc's ... Read more...

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Taliban engaged in secret talks sponsored by Saudi Arabia, Britain


September 28th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): The Taliban has been engaged in secret talks about ending the conflict in Afghanistan in a wide-ranging peace process sponsored by Saudi Arabia and supported by Britain.The ... Read more...

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Sarkozy stresses opposition to Turkey’s EU accession


May 30th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
DPA Vienna, May 30 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday reiterated his reservations about European Union (EU) membership for Turkey ahead of his one-day visit to Austria. Apart from the special case Turkey, ... Read more...

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Musharraf fails to answer “tricky questions” at Davos


January 25th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by admin
Davos (Switzerland), Jan.25 (ANI): He may have thought of using his trip to various European capitals to win fresh support for what he was doing in Pakistan, but President Pervez Muhsarraf experienced ... Read more...

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“An American’s account of India’s Partition” (Update)


November 14th, 2007 - 2:03 am ICT by admin
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“An American’s account of India’s Partition”


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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