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Ousted Maldives president coming to press for early polls


April 11th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With the political deadlock persisting in the Maldives, ousted president Mohamed 'Anni' Nasheed comes to India next week to seek New Delhi's diplomatic push ... Read more...

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60 percent Russians say Putin victory fair: State poll


March 20th, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixty percent of Russian voters believe the March 4 presidential elections which secured Vladimir Putin a third term in the Kremlin were "open and fair", ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama is not a separatist, Archbishop Tutu tells China


February 10th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 10 (IANS) He has no army, he cannot command his people with guns and he's not a separatist.South African anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu said these words to ... Read more...

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58 gays, lesbians slain this year in Honduras


December 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Dozens of members of Honduras' gay and lesbian community gathered outside the Attorney General's Office in this capital to protest the slayings of 58 gays and ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay is Kalon Tripa, to carry on Tibetan legacy (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Harvard-educated Lobsang Sangay, 43, took oath of office Monday as the new Kalon Tripa, or prime minister, of the Tibetan government-in-exile in an event termed a ... Read more...

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Obama lauds Egypt’s Gandhian revolution, warns of tough days ahead (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) As the Egyptian people crafted history by ending through a nonviolent Gandhian revolution three decades of Hosni Mubarak's iron rule, US President Barack Obama warned ... Read more...

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Mubarak departure reflects people’s ‘hunger for change’: Obama


February 12th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday said the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reflected the people's "hunger for change" and urged the country's military to ensure a ... Read more...

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Egypt protests: Impatient Obama calls for credible transition


February 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called on the Egyptian government to come forward with a "credible, concrete and unequivocal" path to democracy.Addressing the nation, Obama said Egyptians "remain ... Read more...

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US piles pressure on Mubarak to hasten democracy


February 11th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) As Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stubbornly clung to power sparking more protests, US President Barack Obama mounted pressure on the embattled regime asking "to move ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘rule of law’ in Tunisia


January 18th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Tunisia's interim leaders to establish the rule of law in the country and expressed concern over the violence which claimed tens ... Read more...

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Obama hits out at Myanmar polls


November 7th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday told students here that elections in Myanmar would be anything but "free and fair" and exhorted everyone to speak up for democracy ... Read more...

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Flawed liability law threatens India-US n-deal: US expert


September 1st, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Suggesting that the Indian parliament had passed a flawed civil nuclear liability law, a US South Asia expert has warned that it could cast a pall ... Read more...

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India will act decisively if another attack happens: Chidambaram


March 12th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India will act "swiftly and decisively" if another terrorist attack emanates from Pakistani soil, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday, urging Pakistan to "reinvent itself" as ... Read more...

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Sharif, Shujaat say Benazirs death an irreparable loss for Pakistan


December 28th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 28 (ANI): Pakistans main opposition parties have said that the death of former premier Benazir Bhutto is an irreparable loss for the country.Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif said ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Kabul show safety of handlers was assured: India (Lead)


December 21st, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on Pakistan, Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the "cold and calculated murders" in Mumbai and Kabul showed that such attacks could ... Read more...

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Pak journalists propose code of ethics for media


September 9th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 9 (ANI): The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has invited comments and suggestions on a draft code of ethics adopted at a recent international media summit attended by ... Read more...

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Musharraf is standing alone: Zardari


August 12th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Beleaguered Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has been outflanked and "is standing alone today", well on the road to impeachment, says Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples ... Read more...

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Pakistan ruling coalition to impeach Musharraf (Lead)


August 7th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Pakistan's ruling coalition Thursday decided to impeach President Pervez Musharraf following his failure to win the trust of the newly elected parliament. The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) ... Read more...

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Pakistan to clinch all issues with India in Islamabad on May 20


May 16th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Rebutting the speculations about split between the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that both the parties ... Read more...

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Chin refugees in India celebrate their National Day


February 20th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Chin students from Myanmar, who are living as refugees in New Delhi, celebrated the 52nd anniversary of Chin National Day on Wednesday. The Chins took out a procession ... Read more...

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Ackerman calls for shift in US policy on Pakistan


January 18th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan.18 (ANI): The US Congress has passed its first legislation for the year 2008 by condemning the murder of former premier Benazir Bhutto amid a call for a shift in US ... Read more...

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MMA, PPP to boycott Pak election commission meeting


November 19th, 2007 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad/Karachi, Nov 19 (ANI): The Muttahida Majalis Amal (MMA) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have announced that they will not attend the meeting of the Election Commission of Pakistan that will ... Read more...

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Is it this Pakistan we should join?/(Article)


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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UK media terms attack on Benazir as one of the deadliest in Pak history


November 14th, 2007 - 2:33 am ICT by admin
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Benazir’s return cannot be termed a victory for democracy in Pak: NYT


November 14th, 2007 - 2:32 am ICT by admin
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Advani condemns Karachi blasts


November 14th, 2007 - 2:32 am ICT by admin
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