foreign embassies

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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‘Shun Tibetan New Year celebrations’


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 3 (IANS) Tibetan's living in exile were Friday urged to shun the Losar (Tibetan New Year) celebrations to express solidarity with those who had sacrificed their lives in ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns diplomatic premises attacks in Syria


November 16th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 16 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned the recent attacks on diplomatic posts in Syria, reiterating its call on the Syrian authorities to protect ... Read more...

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Medvedev orders probe into sale of land for embassies


October 26th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Mosocw, Oct 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a probe into the "illegal" sale of Moscow land intended for foreign embassies to subsidiaries of a company belonging ... Read more...

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Nepal campaigners seek halt to MPs’ foreign junkets


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) A new pressure group of Nepali people, who were brought together by social networking site Facebook, has asked Nepal's international donors to stop funding foreign ... Read more...

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Parcel bomb detonated outside Greek justice ministry


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Feb 2 (IANS) Greek counter-terrorism police detonated a suspicious parcel addressed to the ministry of justice Wednesday, amid fears that there could be a new round of terrorism attacks in Greece, ... Read more...

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Census-2011 to cover illegal immigrants too


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The massive Census-2011 exercise beginning next week will enumerate all residents of India, including illegal immigrants, a top official said here Wednesday. The exercise will, however, ... Read more...

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Diplomats can be tried for ‘grave’ criminal acts despite immunity, say Pak experts


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 2(ANI): Although staff members of foreign embassies enjoy several privileges and immunity in host countries, they can be tried and convicted under the Vienna Convention in a grave criminal case, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to cut BlackBerry services for foreign missions in country


January 31st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 31(ANI): The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is reportedly planning to stop all Blackberry services to foreign missions in the country."I can confirm that PTA has asked us to stop all ... Read more...

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Bomb defused at Greek embassy in Rome


December 27th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by BNO News
ROME, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- A parcel bomb was defused by police at the Greek embassy in Rome on Monday, continuing a series of attacks against foreign embassies in the Italian capital, ... Read more...

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Parcel bomb addressed to Sarkozy found in Greece


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Greek police have detected explosive packages addressed to French President Nicolas Sarkozy and three foreign embassies in Athens, a media report said.The France-bound booby-trapped device was found in ... Read more...

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CWG security takes shine out of Ramlila celebrations


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) No giant wheel rides, no food stalls. This year's Ramlila celebrations are set to be a quiet affair thanks to the stringent security arrangements in ... Read more...

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Rocket strikes Kabul hours before voting (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) A rocket struck this Afghanistan capital hours before polling for the country's new parliament began Saturday, police said. According to DPA, no one was injured in the ... Read more...

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Jose Andres Appears On ‘Top Chef’


August 9th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of 'Top Chef' featured two celebrity gust judges and one of them was the well known Spanish chef and TV personality Jose Andres. ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence agencies warn of attacks on US Embassy, British consulate


July 16th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 16 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned that extremists are on the look out for targeting foreign embassies and consulates besides attacking foreign workers involved in various projects across ... Read more...

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Foreign Embassies condemn “intimidating” protests against UN probe in Sri Lanka


July 10th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Embassies in Sri Lanka have expressed disappointment over the "intimidating" protests, which have blockaded the United Nations compound in Colombo.According to the BBC, diplomatic missions including those of ... Read more...

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Top Afghan Taliban commander killed while fleeing in woman attire


June 26th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, June 26 (ANI): NATO troops have killed a top Afghan Taliban commander in Puli Alam District of the Logar province, after he fired at the allied forces while trying to ... Read more...

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Tibetan refugees dying ‘by a thousand cuts’ in Nepal


June 19th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) Hunted down by armed Chinese security forces inside Nepal's territory and threatened with bullets by Nepal's police, thousands of Tibetan refugees in Nepal, including women and ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Biden talks with Iraqi officials


April 8th, 2010 - 4:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Wednesday to various Iraqi officials to talk about the recent developments in the Asian country, the White House informed.Vice President ... Read more...

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35 killed in Iraq bombings (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 6 (IANS) Seven successive blasts ripped through residential buildings across Baghdad Tuesday, killing 35 people and injuring 140, in a second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days. The ... Read more...

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28 killed in Baghdad bombings


April 6th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 6 (IANS) At least 28 people were killed and about 90 wounded in a series of bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Tuesday, an interior ministry source said. Five bombs ... Read more...

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Top UN official condemns Sunday’s suicide bombers in Baghdad


April 6th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – Ad Melkert, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) strongly condemned on Monday the latest series of bombings in Baghdad that killed dozens of people ... Read more...

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Kashmiri-origin Nepali media mogul shot dead


February 7th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) A Nepali media mogul of Kashmiri-origin, alleged to have links with Pakistan's intelligence agency the ISI, was killed in an audacious day-light attack in the capital ... Read more...

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Iran bans contact with foreign organisations


January 5th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 5 (IANS) Accusing European and US-based organisations of inciting post-poll violence in the country, Iran has restricted its citizens from having ties with such foreign groups, media reports said Tuesday. Iran's ... Read more...

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US takes terror war to Yemen


December 28th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 28 (ANI): The United States has quietly opened a third, largely covert front, against Al Qaeda in Yemen.According to the New York Times, the Central Intelligence Agency sent many ... Read more...

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Parcels for foreign embassies is not subjected to checks : US


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 22 (ANI): Reacting strongly over Saturday's incident when Pakistani custom officials stressed on checking the diplomatic parcels at the Lahore airport, the United States has said parcels for any embassy ... Read more...

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Media obsessed with white skin: Goa minister


December 12th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Even as state Tourism Minister Micky Pacheco has expressed fear that increasing number of rapes and assaults on tourists would soon make Goa the rape capital of India, ... Read more...

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Goa may become rape capital of India, fears tourism minister


December 11th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Worried by the increasing number of rapes and assaults on tourists in Goa, especially foreigners, state Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has said that Goa may soon "gain reputation ... Read more...

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China celebrates 2,560th birth anniversary of Confucius


September 28th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (Xinhua) China Monday celebrated the 2,560th birth anniversary of ancient philosopher and thinker Confucius. A ceremony was held in the Confucius Temple in Qufu city in China's eastern Shandong province, ... Read more...

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Confucius’s 2,560th birthday commemorated at his birthplace


September 28th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, September 28 (ANI): Great ancient Chinese thinker and philosopher Confucius' 2,560th birthday was commemorated with a grand ceremony at his birth place on Monday.Over 10,000 people attended the ceremony ... Read more...

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Gas shells, noise bombs thrown into Brazilian embassy: Zelaya


September 26th, 2009 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Sep 26 (DPA) Ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya said Friday gas shells and non-lethal noise bombs were thrown into the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, where he has taken refuge, but ... Read more...

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83 high profile terrorists on Pak Govt. watch list


September 21st, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 21 (ANI): Pakistani law enforcement agencies are searching for 83 high profile terrorists wanted for various crimes, ranging from the attack on former president Pervez Musharraf to fanning the ... Read more...

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Blast in Kabul kills six, injures 38


September 17th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
LondonSep.17 (ANI): At least six persons have died and 38 injured in a bomb attack on Thursday in the centre of Kabul amid rising tension in Afghanistan.The blast occurred near ... Read more...

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10 security officers detained over deadly Baghdad blasts


August 20th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 20 (DPA) Ten police and military officers are being held for questioning in Wednesday's coordinated attacks in central Baghdad, which left around 100 dead and 1,200 injured, media reports said ... Read more...

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48 killed, 279 wounded in Baghdad blasts (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 19 (DPA) At least 48 people were killed and 279 wounded as some 10 explosions shook central Baghdad Wednesday morning, police and witnesses said. In a coordinated wave of attacks, a ... Read more...

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