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New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan early


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 22 (IANS) New Zealand will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in 2013, a year earlier than previously scheduled, the government announced Tuesday.Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully said the ... Read more...

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India, US on same page on Iran’s n-programme (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US affirmed Tuesday that they were on the same page on preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, though Tehran remains a key ... Read more...

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US to give $12 mn in aid for Syrians


March 16th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) The US has announced to provide over $12 million in humanitarian assistance to the Syrians, suffering from continued violence, through the UN and other humanitarian relief ... Read more...

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How do GPS satellites know where they are?


February 26th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Our Global Positioning System (GPS) tells us exactly where we are, down to a few metres, but how do satellites that make up the GPS themselves ... Read more...

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Russia writes off $11 bn in Afghan debt


December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has canceled over $11 billion in Afghanistan's sovereign debt over the past decade, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday."During the past decade Russia ... Read more...

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Innovation network, dedicated fund can tackle energy challenge: Report


November 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) International innovation network for least developed countries (LDC) with focus on renewable energy technologies (RET), dedicated fund structures and training platforms are vital for addressing ... Read more...

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Russia terms IAEA report on Iran ‘biased’


November 10th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lashed out at the IAEA's latest report on Iran, saying it undermines the international effort to defuse tension around the Islamic republic's nuclear ... Read more...

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It will be “unwise” for allied forces to try to kill Gaddafi: Gates


March 21st, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said that it would be "unwise" on the part of the forces of his country's international allies to try to kill ... Read more...

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Mullen says stalemate may allow Gaddafi to remain in power in Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen has admitted that a stalemate could allow Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to remain in power ... Read more...

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U.S. President Obama briefed on military operations in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and other senior U.S. officials were briefed about ongoing military operations in Libya on Sunday, the White House said.The White House said Obama ... Read more...

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UK set to seize Gaddafi’s billions in London


February 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 25 (ANI): Britain is expected to seize billions of pounds in assets that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and the Libyan regime have deposited in London, within a few days.Out of a ... Read more...

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How two proteins fuse together to trigger cancer


January 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed how two proteins fuse together to trigger cancer growth.Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Centre found that once the proteins ... Read more...

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Clinton urges world powers to continue tightening sanctions against Iran over nuke program


January 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is on a tour of Gulf Arab countries, has said that despite evidences showing that Iran's nuclear weapons program has suffered ... Read more...

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2011 a crucial year for Pakistan, says Pakistani daily


January 1st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) The year 2011 "will be crucial" for Pakistan, a leading Pakistani daily said, adding: "It will also be a year of Pakistan's correction of its unrealistic and ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Bollywood stars should tour Afghanistan, said US diplomat (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities should tour Afghanistan to help stabilise the war-ravaged country, suggested a US diplomat who pointed out that Bollywood movies are wildly popular in that country. ... Read more...

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US wanted India to send Bollywood stars to Afghanistan to stabilise country: Wikileaks


December 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): US diplomats had suggested that India should send Bollywood stars to Afghanistan to help international efforts to stabilise the war-ravaged country, according to a March 2007 cable ... Read more...

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End terrorism, says GCC as its summit concludes (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) The two-day summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) concluded here Tuesday, with the six-nation bloc pledging to support international effort to tackle terrorism and ... Read more...

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GCC summit concludes in Abu Dhabi


December 7th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ended its two-day summit here Tuesday, with the bloc's leaders vowing to support any international effort to combat terrorism and calling on ... Read more...

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Antimatter atoms trapped and stored for the first time


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): An international team of scientists working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva, Switzerland, has for the first time trapped and stored atoms of antimatter.Scientists ... Read more...

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Marine researchers call for international effort to save coral reefs


October 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Leading marine researchers say that there is still time to save the world's ailing coral reefs, if prompt and decisive action can be taken to improve their overall ... Read more...

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Marine Life Census Shows Oceans Were Once Connected


October 5th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent Marine Life Census has been completed after an international effort was launched to create it with maps, and three different books, which increased the sum of ... Read more...

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US maintaining tight vigil on A Q Khan’s ‘revived’ nuke proliferation network


August 5th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.5 (ANI): Describing disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's proliferation network as one of the deadliest, the United States has said it is still keeping a close watch on the ... Read more...

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US still concerned about A.Q. Khan network


August 4th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Possible revival of the A.Q. Khan run nuclear-smuggling network is an area of ongoing concern for Washington even as Islamabad claims the notorious Pakistani scientist is ... Read more...

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NATO losing war in Afghanistan: Zardari


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) NATO-led coalition forces are "losing the war" against the Taliban in Afghanistan, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said Tuesday, ahead of his visit to Britain. On the ... Read more...

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Global outrage over leak of 90,000 secret US military files


July 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 27 (ANI): The leak of some 90,000 secret US military files triggered outrage from nations fighting in Afghanistan, amid fears it could endanger the lives of international forces battling ... Read more...

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India’s work in Afghanistan limited to economic assistance only : US


May 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Rubbishing Pakistan's stand that India is providing military training to the Afghan forces, the United States has said that New Delhi's help to Kabul is limited only to ... Read more...

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Elephanta Island to get a regular power supply soon (Lead)


May 13th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A unique international effort initiated by the Maharashtra government will soon bring electricity supply to the 1,500 villagers living on the Elephanta Island, famous for the World Heritage ... Read more...

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IMF approves 30-billion-euro loan to Greece


May 10th, 2010 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Sunday approved a three-year, 30-billion-euro ($38-billion) loan to Greece, the IMF said at its headquarters in Washington. The loan is part of a 110-billion-euro, ... Read more...

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Genes associated with osteoporosis identified


May 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Researchers at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal have identified 20 genes associated with osteoporosis and bone weakness, including 13 genes never previously associated with the disease.Osteoporosis is a ... Read more...

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International effort required to fight scourge of terrorism: PM


April 16th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia, April 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said on Thursday that an international collective effort is required to fight the scourge of terrorism. Making his opening statement at ... Read more...

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U.S.-Vietnam announce cooperation on Civil Nuclear Power and Nuclear Security


March 31st, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States and Vietnam have reaffirmed a common commitment to the responsible expansion of civil nuclear power and to nuclear safety and security, the State Department ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign deals worth 10 billion dollars


March 12th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): India and Russia are expected to sign deals worth over ten billion dollars, covering defence and civilian nuclear sectors during the ongoing visit of Russian Prime ... Read more...

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Increase in greenhouse gas emissions despite cuts


February 1st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists have recorded higher emissions of a greenhouse gas thousands of times more efficient at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, in spite of global efforts to curb its ... Read more...

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Search for survivors ends as Haiti toll at 111,000


January 24th, 2010 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 24 (DPA) The Haitian government declared the search-and-rescue phase over Saturday as the first official estimate put the toll from the devastating earthquake at more than 111,000 people. Yet even as ... Read more...

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Scotland aid worker Habib Malik wins Burns Humanitarian Award


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 23 (ANI): Habib Malik, the Scotland area manager of Islamic Relief, has been named for the Burns Humanitarian Award for his aid work in some of the poorest parts of ... Read more...

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