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800 men carried out Syria’s Houla massacre


May 31st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 31 (IANS) The head of an inquiry committee into a massacre in Syria's Houla village has said preliminary investigations indicate that about 800 heavily armed men carried ... Read more...

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CAG not exceeding its limitations, says Pranab


October 19th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India had not exceeded its limitations by pointing out ... Read more...

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BJP demands Chidambaram’s resignation, disrupts parliament (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday disrupted both houses of parliament and demanded Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation over the police crackdown on party ... Read more...

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Moody’s places US debt rating on review


July 14th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Moody's Investors Service announced Wednesday that it has placed the US debt on review with an eye toward possibly downgrading it, given the possibility that ... Read more...

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Declare Singur land law void, Tata Motors tells court


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday asked the West Bengal government to maintain peace at Tata Motors small car plant in Singur after the auto maker said ... Read more...

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Public Hospital, medical staff drawn into Bahrain strife


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Apr.11 (ANI): Bahrain's government forces have cracked down on its largest public hospital Salmaniya Medical Complex and arrested several doctors and other members of the medical staff, accusing them of anti ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan


January 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 12 (IANS) Thirty Taliban militants gave up insurgency in Afghanistan's Ghor province and surrendered to authorities Wednesday, Xinhua reported."A group of 30 armed men under commander Mullah Mohammad Yousuf ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks expected to release 400,000 secret Iraq War files


October 17th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): Whistleblower website WikiLeaks is reportedly preparing to release around 400,000 classified documents relating to the United States-led war in Iraq.According to Fox News, the release, which could ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks says it disclosed secret US military documents to seek ‘transparency’


July 26th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26(ANI): WikiLeaks, the whistle-blower organization that posted over 90,000 classified US military reports about the Afghan war, has said that its aim was to reveal "unethical behaviour" by governments ... Read more...

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Israel says Hamas refuses to allow flotilla aid


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D. C. (BNO NEWS) – An Israel Defence Spokesperson (IDF) and the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories said Wednesday that Hamas is refusing to allow flotilla aid into the ... Read more...

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Hutaree Militia Members Released On Bail


May 4th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The release of the Hutaree militia members has created controversy in the legal circles in the USA. A Federal judge ordered their release on bonds and ... Read more...

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10 more subway stations to open in Dubai


April 17th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai April 17 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Saturday announced the opening of seven new subway stations this month and three in the next month, expecting to revamp the public transport system in the country's ... Read more...

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Orissa scribes demand withdrawal of charges against colleague


March 9th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 8 (IANS) Journalists in Orissa Monday demanded the government withdraw all charges against one of their colleagues arrested in September last year for "indulging in anti-government activities". Dozens of journalists assembled ... Read more...

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Nepal PM says good governance essential to fight corruption


February 12th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that good governance is absolutely necessary to control rampant corruption that exists in the country.Speaking at a function organized here on ... Read more...

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Myanmar court jails naturalised US citizen for three years


February 10th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 10 (DPA) A Myanmar court Wednesday sentenced a naturalised US citizen to three years in jail with hard labour on charges of committing forgery, illegal possession of foreign currency and ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia asks Iran to free Osama’s daughter


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has asked Iran to repatriate one of the daughters of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden to the kingdom after she fled house arrest and sought ... Read more...

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Court grants bail to Orissa journalist


December 1st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, Dec 1 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday granted conditional bail to a journalist who was arrested by state police in September for indulging in anti- government activities, a lawyer said. ... Read more...

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Iranian blogger tells of escape from Tehran


August 5th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar and Sajjad Malik Islamabad, Aug 5 (DPA) When Iran sought to hide its crackdown on people protesting the allegedly rigged presidential election of June 12, young Hamid Raza Khoshnya used ... Read more...

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Only 38 percent NWFP, FATA under Pak Govt.’s control: BBC


May 14th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 14 (ANI): Only 38 percent of the NWFP and the FATA is under Pakistan Government's control, a BBC map illustrates.The 18-month-long research covered 24 districts of NWFP, seven tribal ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban asks militants to stop anti-government attacks


January 27th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 27 (ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has asked its militants to stop attacks on Pakistan Government installations, kidnapping for ransom, bank dacoities and car snatching across the country.A statement purportedly ... Read more...

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Six militants killed near Afghan capital


December 23rd, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 23 (Xinhua) Six Taliban militants have been killed and three others detained in an operation carried out by the coalition forces near the Afghan capital, officials said Tuesday.The operation was ... Read more...

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Bolivia orders US enforcement agency out of country


November 5th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia Wednesday asked the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to leave the country in three months, accusing it of subversion.The leftist government of Evo Morales ... Read more...

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Bolivia expels US envoy, alleging anti-government activities


September 11th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Sep 11 (IANS) Bolivia has expelled US envoy Philip Goldberg for anti-government activities, Spain's EFE news agency reported.Goldberg is accused of conspiring with “separatist-minded” provincial governors and instigating anti-government protests ... Read more...

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