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Hu Jintao charts priorities for Shanghai group

June 15th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 15 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday outlined four priorities for the development of the six-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during a summit here to mark the 10th ... Read more...

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Abused, beaten Indian workers in Malaysia seek refuge with NGO

January 13th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 13 (ANI): Thirteen Indian nationals working in Malaysia have sought refuge with a non-governmental group, claiming that their employer has been abusing them.The men, who are working in an ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to firm up money laundering laws

September 8th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 8 (IANS) Bangladesh will enact two legislation to firm up its laws against money laundering to fight the flow of funds used for terrorism, Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith has said. ... Read more...

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Lawyers in Egypt call for ban on ‘obscene’ Arabian Nights

May 7th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): A group of lawyers in Egypt have tagged the latest republication of 'Arabian Nights' as obscene, insisting that they should be banned.The literary classic, which features characters ... Read more...

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Protestors want Obama statue removed from Jakarta park

December 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 17 (DPA) Protestors Thursday demanded the removal of a statue of US President Barack Obama as a child from a park in the Indonesian capital. About 60 activists who named ... Read more...

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Female Islamic group seeks stay of Malaysian model’s whipping sentence

September 19th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep.19 (ANI): A non-governmental group -- Sisters in Islam (SIS) -- has filed a petition before the Syariah High Court in Kuantan seeking a stay of the execution of ... Read more...

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UN official visits Iran to boost ties in Central Asia

March 10th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 10 (DPA) The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan was in Tehran Monday to discuss economic cooperation among Central Asian nations and between Iran and Afghanistan, the UN said. Kai Eide, ... Read more...

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Global tea prices concerns economist

September 19th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) International tea prices are pegged a notch above sustainable levels, a top economist of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said here Friday. "The current global price of ... Read more...

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