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China criticises US report on religious freedom

July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) China has criticised the US government's report on international religious freedom, calling it "a notorious practice of blatantly interfering in the internal affairs of other countries".The ... Read more...

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US House resolution asks Gujarat to restore religious freedom

March 3rd, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) To mark the 10th anniversary of Gujarat communal riots, a Democrat lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives urging the state government ... Read more...

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Maya Anegelou receives the ‘Medal of Freedom’

February 16th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American autobiographer, Maya Anegelou received the highest civilian award in the U.S. in a ceremony in Washington.Born Marguerite Ann Johnson in Missouri, U.S in 1928, ... Read more...

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Palin says Obama should put Egypt-like pressure on Iran for freedom

February 12th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has urged the media to enquire whether the Obama administration would exert equal pressure on Iran to allow more freedom to its ... Read more...

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Obama to press China to dismantle suppressing free speech, political freedom’

January 15th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Just days after US Defense Secretary Robert Gates' visit to China over improving the relationship between the two nations, President Barack Obama is reportedly risking destabilizing bi-lateral ... Read more...

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Obama to award Bush ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom’

November 18th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has announced that he would award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honour, to George W Bush next year.According to ... Read more...

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Pak in list of US panel’s list of 13 violators of religious freedom

April 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.30 (ANI): A US governmental panel has included Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and China in a list of 13 countries that have seriously violated religious freedoms.The US Commission on International Religious Freedom, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s growing cyberculture doesn’t guarantee political freedom

April 30th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) China's rapidly growing cyberculture doesn't guarantee political freedom and open speech, conclude researchers from an American university. The study, conducted by communication researchers at the University of Buffalo (UB), ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking, Sen. Kennedy among 16 recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom

July 31st, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama on Thursday named 16 people, including leading scientist Stephen Hawking and U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, as the recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom, ... Read more...

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Musharraf put off from list of predators of press freedom

May 5th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (ANI): After losing the February 18 general elections, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf lost powers and is no more in the capacity to harm the press, hence his name ... Read more...

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