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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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Krishna to seek further ties with Spain


April 17th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Looking to further expand India's ties with Spain, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be on a three-day visit to Madrid from April 19 for ... Read more...

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Produce kids, get land, Russia says


June 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian families who produce three or more children can get free land from the government.President Dmitry Medvedev has signed an amendment to the country's land ... Read more...

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BJP appeals to Patil against president’s rule in Karnataka


May 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A BJP delegation Tuesday met President Pratibha Patil and appealed to her that Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's recommendation for president's rule in the state ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal army chief to launch new party


April 15th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 15 (IANS) A controversial former chief of Nepal's army, who was instrumental in the collapse of the republic's first Maoist government two years ago, is now poised to ... Read more...

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Rep. Paul Broun questioned: “Who is going to shoot Obama?”


February 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): Rep. Paul Broun a conservative congressman from Georgia, was shocked when he was asked, "Who is going to shoot Obama?" by a hall town attendee.According to Athens Banner-Herald he ... Read more...

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Tackling corruption, inflation priority, says President Patil (Third Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Combating inflation and tackling corruption would be among the top priorities of the government, President Pratibha Patil said inaugurating the budget session of parliament Monday."My government's ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Southern Sudan to decide on nation’s future


January 9th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
EL FASHER, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Voting has begun in Southern Sudan where residents will decide during the coming week whether to stay part of Sudan or to emerge as the world's ... Read more...

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Zardari orders Sindh CM to address all reservations shown by MQM


December 29th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 29 (ANI): In a bid to pacify the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), one of the coalition partners at the Centre as well as the Sindh government, President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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Aafia’s family vows ‘movement’ for her release from American jail


September 24th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 24 (ANI): Following a US federal court's decision to sentence Pakistani scientist and terror suspect- Dr. Aafia Siddiqui- to 86 years in prison for attempted murder of US officers ... Read more...

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India seeks Congo help to rescue abducted pilot (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Indian Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in contact with the central African nation's government to secure the release of an Indian pilot ... Read more...

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Remarks of President Obama on Health Insurance Reform


March 4th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama expressed his opinion regarding to the Health Insurance Reform at a press conference in the White House on Wednesday.President Obama said that following Thursday’s ... Read more...

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Chile quake toll rises to 82


February 28th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) The toll in a devastating earthquake in Chile has risen to 82, officials said Sunday. A magnitude 8.8 quake struck Chile Saturday, causing widespread destruction.Most of Chile's 17 million ... Read more...

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President Obama announces nearly $1 trillion health care plan


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama announced on Monday his proposal for a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year new health care plan that would provide coverage to more than ... Read more...

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Haitian government wants tent cities


January 18th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 18 (DPA) In an effort to control growing unease in earthquake-rattled Haiti, the government in Port-au-Prince hopes tent cities can be built outside the capital, aid officials said Monday. The location ... Read more...

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President Obama kicks off forum to modernize government


January 15th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama met with numerous CEOs at a White House Forum Thursday to discuss a platform to modernize the U.S. Government.President Obama organized the forum to hear ... Read more...

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Nobody will be allowed to undermine Pak armed forces: Zardari


January 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.14 (ANI): Hitting out at opponents for trying to destabilise the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government, President Asif Ali Zardari has said that people trying to use the Army to pursue ... Read more...

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Won’t allow ‘political jokers’ to topple democratically elected PPP government: Zardari


November 26th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov.26 (ANI): Undeterred by continuous attempts to malign his image and destabilise the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) led government, President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to counter all conspiracies being carried ... Read more...

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Can the holiday continue for Honduras? (FIFA World Cup Team Profile)


November 25th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Nov 25 (DPA) Honduras waited for 27 years to secure their return to a World Cup, and they hold great hopes for South Africa 2010. During this time - close to ... Read more...

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Obama calls on Karzai to combat corruption


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (DPA) US President Barack Obama called on Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday to being a "new chapter" for his country by initiating reforms and cracking down on corruption. Obama ... Read more...

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Israel must stick to 2008 accord: Abbas


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (RIA Novosti) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has insisted that Israel must honour commitments on borders with Palestine made in 2008 talks in order to resume the stalled bilateral ... Read more...

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Ecuador president’s security chief dies of swine flu


September 8th, 2009 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 8 (EFE) The head of the Ecuadorian presidential security service has died of swine flu after battling with the disease for nearly a month, officials said Monday. Col. John Merino was ... Read more...

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180 Indian folk dancers to perform at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre


August 27th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A troupe of 180 grassroot folk dancers will bring alive the traditional performing arts of India at the New Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow Sep 3. The ... Read more...

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Kurds cast votes in Iraq’s regional elections


July 25th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arbil (Iraq), July 25 (Xinhua) Iraqis went to polls Saturday in the Kurdish regional parliamentary and presidential elections that will determine the leadership of the country's Kurdish region. Voting started at 8.00 a.m. ... Read more...

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Moon landing myth? Decades later, conspiracy theories remain


July 16th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Peer Meinert Washington, July 16 (DPA) Even conspiracy theories must sometimes be taken seriously.Every week Roger Launius, chief historian at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, devotes his ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar Nepal says peace, constitution-drafting top priorities


May 25th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 25 (ANI): Newly elected Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal today said that bringing the peace process to its logical conclusion and drafting a new Constitution would be the top priorities ... Read more...

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President dissolves 14th Lok Sabha


May 18th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday dissolved the 14th Lok Sabha on the recommendation of the outgoing cabinet headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. In an official communique released ... Read more...

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Union Cabinet meeting ends


May 18th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Union Cabinet meeting ended here today with the passing of a resolution to dissolve the 14th Lok Sabha.The Council of Ministers submitted their resignations ... Read more...

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Obama’s options in strife torn Pakistan are limited


May 4th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): President Barack Obama has only limited options for dealing with the crisis in Pakistan, as the anti-American feeling in the country is high, and US combat presence ... Read more...

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Iraq: six years after end may be in sight for US


March 20th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Mike McCarthy Washington, March 20 (DPA) Six years into the war in Iraq a weary American public finally has an end to the US role in sight, but that end will ... Read more...

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FOX Poll says Obama believes in bigger government


March 6th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.6 (ANI): A majority of Americans think President Barack Obama is meeting, if not exceeding, expectations, and keeping his campaign promises. In addition, despite Obama''s claim that he doesn''t believe ... Read more...

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Is Jharkhand heading towards president rule? (News Analysis)


August 13th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Aug 13 (IANS) With Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren eyeing the chief minister's post and the man in the chair Madhu Koda adamantly refusing to give it ... Read more...

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President not bound to ask government to prove majority: Experts


July 9th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Even as the Left Wednesday formally withdrew support to the ruling coalition, the president need not necessarily ask the government to prove its majority in ... Read more...

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35 Mumbai halls lose licences for ignoring Marathi films


April 29th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Mumbai Police Monday suspended the licenses of 35 cinema halls of the city for not adhering to the Maharashtra government's order for mandatory screening of Marathi movies for ... Read more...

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