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India, Britain discuss visa issue, Afghanistan


June 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India Friday pressed Britain for easing the visa regime for businessmen and students to boost investment and discussed the volatile situation in Afghanistan.Foreign Secretary Rajan ... Read more...

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‘West mulling military action against Iran’


May 21st, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS) Some Western countries are still considering a military operation against Iran as an option over its nuclear programme, a Russian minister said Sunday."Russia is concerned that ... Read more...

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G8 expresses concerns over North Korea, Iran


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) The leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) major industrialised nations have expressed "deep" and "grave" concern over the actions of North Korea and Iran, and ... Read more...

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G8 summit opens in US


May 19th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The summit of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized nations opened Friday in Maryland, US.The two-day summit groups together leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, ... Read more...

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Putin not to attend G8 Summit


May 10th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has told his US counterpart Barack Obama over phone that he would not be able to attend the G8 summit ... Read more...

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World leaders congratulate Hollande


May 7th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 7 (IANS) World leaders including US president Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron Sunday night congratulated Francois Hollande on his victory ... Read more...

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Putin may meet Obama at G8 in May


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin will meet US President Barack Obama if he goes to a G8 summit at Camp David, US, ... Read more...

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Our brains have a ‘rich club’ too


November 6th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Our brains have regions that are "rich" - or highly connected to other parts of the brain - and other parts are subservient to this 'Rich ... Read more...

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Russian presidential envoy ready to meet Gaddafi


June 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian presidential envoy Mikhail Margelov said Wednesday he was planning a trip to Tripoli and was ready to meet with Col. Muammar Gaddafi."I met with ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition hails Russia’s new position over Gaddafi


May 29th, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, May 29 (IANS) Chairman of Libyan opposition's National Transitional Council (CNT) has hailed the new "position displayed" by Russia which now seeks departure of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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Russia, US may not agree on missile defence in Obama’s tenure: US envoy


May 28th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US are unlikely to agree on the missile defence issue by the end of US President Barack Obama's term, said US ... Read more...

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Russia disagrees with G8 on internet development: Medvedev


May 28th, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's stance on internet development and intellectual property rights differs from that in the final joint declaration of the G8 leaders, Russian President Dmitry ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to visit Libya for talks with opposition


May 27th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy will pay a visit to the Libyan opposition stronghold of Benghazi to hold talks with the rebels."The head of the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi must step down: Medvedev


May 27th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The regime of Muammar Gaddafi has lost its legitimacy and the Libyan leader must leave his post, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday after ... Read more...

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G8 approves $20 bn loan for Egypt, Tunisia


May 27th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International development banks and other institutions have as much as $20 billion to loan to Egypt and Tunisia, the Group of Eight (G8) said ... Read more...

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US, France, Britain want Russia to mediate in Libya: Kremlin


May 27th, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's G8 partners would like it to play a mediating role in the search for a settlement in Libya, President Dmitry Medvedev's spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Obama to discuss missile issue at G8 summit


May 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his American counterpart Barack Obama will address a crucial missile issue at the G8 summit to be held in ... Read more...

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Medvedev to propose blueprint for greater nuclear safety


April 26th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will present a proposal for increased safeguards for nuclear power generation at the G8 summit of world leaders to be held ... Read more...

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Obama accepts Queen’s invitation to visit UK in May


February 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly accepted Queen Elizabeth's invitation to visit Britain in May this year, ahead of his expected visit to the G8 summit in ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cable reveals Berlusconi’s efforts to avoid Bono tongue-lashing


December 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A confidential US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks has revealed how Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi considered increasing foreign aid budget to avoid a 'tongue-lashing' from Irish rock ... Read more...

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`Berlusconi wanted to hike foreign aid to avoid Bono’s anger’


December 18th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi considered increasing the country's foreign aid budget during Italy' 2009 G8 presidency to avoid a "tongue lashing" from Irish rocker Bono, according to ... Read more...

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Now Russian president creates buzz with Twitter


June 26th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 26 (IANS) "Met with David Cameron. Have agreed that we'll continue to speak in person, not just online @number10gov...'' It is no buddy chat online, but Russian ... Read more...

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World leaders gather in Canada ahead of G8, G20 summits


June 25th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 25 (DPA) World leaders descended on Toronto Thursday for three days of summits among the Group of Eight (G8) leading industrialised nations and the Group of 20 (G20) top world ... Read more...

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Women Deliver 2010: Invest in women, it pays


June 5th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla – CNSThe world's largest conference on women's health and empowerment in more than a decade opens on Monday, June 7, at Washington DC, USA, with a call to ... Read more...

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At $1.2bn, G8/G20 summits cost too much: Canadian leaders


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 3 (IANS) With Canadian taxpayers paying through their nose to host the G8 and G20 summits this month, many political leaders, including former prime minister Paul Martin, have joined ... Read more...

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Rock band Silent Minds to campaign against maternal mortality


May 25th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Martha Wainwright and Jim Kerr of the rock band Simple Minds have re-invented one of their popular songs 'Promised you a miracle' to speak out against maternal ... Read more...

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Canada’s seeks India, China support against global bank tax


May 20th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Before G8 and G20 summits here next month can discuss a proposed global bank tax, Canada, whose banks stood out during the economic meltdown, has ... Read more...

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Is George Bush’s reputation on the rebound?


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are speculations that the former United States President George W. Bush is contemplating a political comeback, and his reputation is on the rebound. His popularity ... Read more...

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German hotel dismisses Laura Bush’s poisoning claim as ‘publicity stunt’


April 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30(ANI): A German hotel has slammed former US First Lady Laura Bush's claim of possible poisoning, stating its a publicity stunt to draw attention to her memoirs.George W. Bush's wife ... Read more...

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Laura Bush alleges about a poisoning episode in her book ‘Spoken for the Heart’


April 29th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In her new book – ‘Spoken for the Heart’, Laura Bush alleges that there was a poisoning episode during their visit to Germany, for the ... Read more...

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Laura Bush Says She Might Have Been Poisoned


April 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Laura Bush, the former First Lady and wife to George W. Bush, has come up with her memoir, titled 'Spoken From The Heart'. In the ... Read more...

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Former American First Lady, Laura Bush, Hints That She and Her Husband May Have Undergone Poisoning In 2007


April 29th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Former American First Lady, Laura Bush, has inscribed in her impending autobiography that she and her husband, George W. Bush, may have been envenomed when ... Read more...

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Laura Bush defends husband, opens up about car-crash in new book


April 28th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 28 (ANI): Former US First Lady Laura Bush has finally gone public about a mysterious car accident she had when she was 17.The crash took place in Midland, Texas. ... Read more...

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‘350 women-prostitution ring linked to corruption over Rome G8 contracts’


March 12th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Investigating magistrates have revealed that a prostitution ring linked to alleged corruption in the awarding of public works contracts for the G8 summit in Italy involved as many ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s ally steps down from public office after corruption allegations


February 12th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Italy's Civil Protection chief Guido Bertolaso was forced to step down from the post after it was revealed he was under the scanner for corrupt contracts scandal, sex ... Read more...

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