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Race for Pakistan PM: PPP drops Shahabuddin, names Ashraf (Evening Lead)

June 21st, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Tipped earlier as a covering candidate, Raja Pervez Ashraf of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was Thursday named the party's main candidate for the office ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin dropped, Raja Pervez Ashraf is PPP’s new PM hopeful (Lead)

June 21st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Thursday dropped Makhdoom Shahabuddin as its candidate for the office of prime minister after an anti-narcotics court issued non-bailable arrest ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shahabuddin, Gilani’s son face arrest (Lead)

June 21st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) An anti-narcotics court here Thursday issued non-bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan's prime ministerial hopeful Makhdoom Shahabuddin and disqualified premier Yousuf raza Gilani's son Ali Musa ... Read more...

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Brazil sets auto export quotas for Mexico

April 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 5 (IANS/EFE) The government has set its automotive export quotas for Mexico based on the requirements of each automaker operating in Brazil, officials said.The Foreign Trade Secretariat determined ... Read more...

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China to set up rare earths trade body

December 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) China plans to set up an industry association and a government unit for the rare earths industry to gain more control over the precious metals, a media report ... Read more...

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China leaves West dismayed by move to cut vital mineral exports in 2011

December 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London/Beijing, Dec. 30 (ANI): In a sign of its growing industrial and political clout, China has cut its export quotas for rare earth elements (REEs) by 35 per cent for the first ... Read more...

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China won’t significantly cut rare earth exports next year

November 3rd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 3 (ANI): Yao Jian, spokesman of China's Ministry of Commerce, has said that the country will reduce its rare earth export quotas next year, but not by a very large ... Read more...

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Rare earths will not be used as a bargaining instrument, says China

October 29th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): China has said that it will not use rare earths as a diplomatic "bargaining tool", in response to challenges against its management of the vital metals.The China ... Read more...

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