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Heed gender rules, Mexican poll official tells parties


March 26th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 26 (IANS/EFE) The head of Mexico's Federal Electoral Institute, or IFE, said political parties that failed to abide by gender equality rules in selecting candidates for the ... Read more...

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Mexico City mulls bullfighting ban


March 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) A commission of the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City approved a bill that would ban bullfights in the Mexican capital.Three of the panel's members endorsed ... Read more...

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Comedian Roseanne Barr is in the running for the US Presidential elections


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Most people would think that this is comedian Roseanne Barr’s biggest joke, but they are in for a complete surprise as it is not a joke ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian MPs defeated in Canadian polls


May 4th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 4 (ANI) Indo-Canadian MPs, including Ujjal Dosanjh and Ruby Dhalla, have been defeated in Canadian federal election, which was held on Monday.Former Canadian Health Minister Dosanjh lost to Wai ... Read more...

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Germany abolishes military conscription


March 25th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- The German Parliament on Thursday abolished military conscription, the compulsory enrollment of young people to military service, the DPA news agency reported.The move suspended the draft effective ... Read more...

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Mexican sets new world record for fastest barefoot water skiing


March 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 09 (ANI): A Mexican businessman has set a new world record for the fastest barefoot water skiing.Fernando Reina Iglesias was towed by a helicopter in Acapulco and reached 153mph on ... Read more...

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Australian PM denied chance to address New Zealand parliament


February 15th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been denied an invitation to address New Zealand's parliament during a formal sitting, as such a move would force the house to ... Read more...

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Oz PM will not be allowed to address Kiwi Parliament


February 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will not be allowed to address New Zealand's Parliament during her visit to Wellington this week.The New Zealand Green Party opposed a ... Read more...

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New Zealand extends special forces deployment to Afghanistan


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
WELLINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- New Zealand Special Air Service (SAS) deployment to Afghanistan will be extended for another year from April but with half the number of personnel, Prime Minister John Key ... Read more...

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Kiwi MP’s pro-China blog appalls Tibet’s friends


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), July 3 (ANI): A member of parliament of Chinese origin is facing fierce criticism for defending Chinese rule over Tibet on a Labour Party website.Criticising Green Party co-leader ... Read more...

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Conservative candidate wins Colombia presidential poll


June 21st, 2010 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 21 (DPA) Conservative candidate Juan Manuel Santos won Colombia's presidential runoff by a landslide Sunday. With nearly 60 percent of the vote counted, he had 69 percent of the vote, against ... Read more...

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Brit Labour MP caught leering ‘dark, dusky woman’ resigns


June 17th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Labour MSP Frank McAveety, who was caught leering at a woman, who was actually a schoolgirl, has resigned.The disgraced dad-of-two stepped down from his post as convener of ... Read more...

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‘Rachel Corrie’ New Ship Loaded With Aid For Gaza Sails Despite Israeli Attack


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the Free Gaza Movement, another ship loaded with aid for Gaza is located about 100 miles south of Crete, and is scheduled to arrive in Gaza ... Read more...

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Colombia presidential vote heads for run-off


May 31st, 2010 - 5:46 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- Colombia's former defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos of the ruling National Unity party received the most votes on Sunday's presidential election, but not enough to avoid a ... Read more...

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I smoked pot, says Colombian presidential candidate


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 3 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian presidential candidate has revealed that he smoked marijuana like the majority of his classmates while studying at a US university. Government-backed candidate Juan Manuel Santos, from the ... Read more...

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Czech minister offers to quit over alleged relationship


March 11th, 2010 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Prague, March 11 (DPA) Czech Prime Minister Jan Fischer refused late Wednesday to accept the resignation of Human Rights Minister Michael Kocab, who offered to step aside over media reports alleging that ... Read more...

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Toni Preckwinkle Wins Cook County Board’s Presidential Race


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Cook County, Illinois, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alderman Toni Preckwinkle won the race for the president of the Cook County Board on Tuesday. Toni Preckwinkle won the race by a ... Read more...

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Germany mulls burqa ban


January 31st, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 31 (RIA Novosti) As France has moved closer to a ban on burqas, German politicians are debating whether a similar measure was necessary in their own country, media reports said. After ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Green Party to raise funds on the Web


December 16th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 16 (EFE) The Green Party has said that it would be the first political party in Brazil to create an Internet-based fundraising system. Congress amended the election law ... Read more...

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German pistols being sold on Afghan, Pakistan black markets


October 11th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg/Kabul, Oct 11 (DPA) German military pistols are being sold on the black market in Afghanistan and Pakistan, German NDR radio reported Sunday. Weapons belonging to a German shipment of 10,000 pistols intended ... Read more...

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Indian ecologist plans to float country’s first environmental party


September 21st, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): Subhas Dutta, a prominent Indian environmentalist, is going to meet leaders of the UK Green party in his attempt to set up India's first dedicated environmental party.Subhas Dutta ... Read more...

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Environment activist plans to launch India’s Green Party


August 30th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) An environmental activist plans to set up India's first Green Party on the lines of similar outfits in Germany, Australia, the US and Britain and is leaving for ... Read more...

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Fat people contributing to climate change, says UK’s green guru


June 4th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Fat people are a threat to the planet as they are contributing to climate change, believes Sir Jonathan Porritt, the Government's chief green adviser.In a lecture to representatives ... Read more...

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German artist sparks controversy exhibiting corpses having sex


May 7th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Controversial German anatomy artist Gunther von Hagens is once again facing flak for unveiling a work showing two corpses having sexual intercourse.The artwork will be part of von ... Read more...

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For the people by the people, finally!


March 6th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghLucknow:The democratic process may finally find expression politically if the newly constituted forum of social activists taking up people’s causes has its way.Called the People’s Politics Front (Lok Rajniti Manch), ... Read more...

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Brainy kids likely to vote for Green Party as adults


November 3rd, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Children with higher IQs are more likely to vote for Green Party or Liberal Democrats as adults, a new study has found.The study led by the University ... Read more...

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Austria will ‘probably support’ India at IAEA


July 29th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, July 29 (IANS) Austria has indicated that it will "probably support" India's safeguards agreement despite its fiercely anti-nuclear policy - just days before the IAEA board meets here Friday. ... Read more...

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Germany is worlds greenest country


June 21st, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Germany has cut its emissions by 5.6 per cent, more than any other state in 2007, making it the worlds greenest country.German use of oil, gas and ... Read more...

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Irish voters reject EU treaty, Cowen seeks to reassure EU


June 14th, 2008 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
DPA Dublin, June 13 (DPA) Irish voters rejected the European Union's (EU) Lisbon Treaty in a public referendum, official results showed Friday, posing an embarrassment to the government of new Premier Brian Cowen ... Read more...

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Kouchner ‘not optimistic’ about Betancourt release


May 2nd, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, May 2 (DPA) French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said Friday he was not optimistic that Franco-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt, kidnapped by Colombia's leftist insurgents, would be released soon. Asked about the ... Read more...

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Majority of Swedes oppose membership in NATO: survey


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA Stockholm, April 2 (DPA) The majority of Swedes remain opposed to membership of NATO but opposition has dropped since 2004, a survey published Wednesday suggested. While 53 percent remained opposed to NATO ... Read more...

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New Zealand legislator urges no free trade with China


March 16th, 2008 - 5:16 am ICT by admin
DPA Wellington, March 16 (DPA) A New Zealand Green Party legislator urged the government Sunday to abandon plans to sign a free trade pact with China next month because of its action in ... Read more...

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Nationalist Party wins third term in Malta


March 10th, 2008 - 6:27 am ICT by admin
DPA Valletta (Malta), March 10 (DPA) The ruling Nationalist Party (PN) in Malta has claimed victory in Saturday's general elections to take control of the government for a third consecutive term. The PN ... Read more...

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DiCaprio invited to speak to Scottish Parliament about global warming


February 4th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio has been invited to speak to members of the Scottish Parliament about the threat of global warming.The 33-year-old actor, whose credits include Titanic, Blood Diamond ... Read more...

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