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UN lauds UAE’s contributions during disasters


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN has appreciated substantial contributions UAE's humanitarian and charitable organisations were offering to alleviate suffering of underprivileged population at times of regional and international ... Read more...

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UAE condemns Myanmar violence


August 30th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned the violation of the rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the recent acts of violence against them.These violent ... Read more...

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Belarusian embassy in Kyrgyzstan attacked


August 29th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relatives of victims of the 2010 uprising in Kyrgyzstan threw stones at the embassy of Belarus here, demanding extradition of the former Kyrgyz president and ... Read more...

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UAE, UN aid agency explore cooperation


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have discussed joint cooperation during humanitarian emergencies.OCHA's Gulf office head Khaled Khalifa lauded ... Read more...

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India to pitch for investment-driven Afghanistan revival


July 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Building upon the success of a regional investors' meet India hosted last month, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday heads to the Tokyo Donors' ... Read more...

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Asylum seekers in China to get legal status


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) A new Chinese law is all set to give refugees coming to China the right to stay in the country.An Exit and Entry Administration Law, approved ... Read more...

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Syrian journalists killed in TV station attack


June 28th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 28 (IANS/AKI) At least four journalists were killed when armed gunmen blew up the newsroom of a pro-government television station near the Syrian capital.Hours before Wednesday's attack at ... Read more...

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Iran must participate in Syria Talks: Russia


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dismissing the US and British objections to Iran's participation in an international conference on Syria, Russia has said it should take part in it."We are ... Read more...

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Karzai wants neighbours’ closer cooperation for peace


June 14th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 14 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that a closer cooperation among regional countries is required as his country is undergoing a critical period of transition, Xinhua ... Read more...

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With India’s profile growing, foreign service strength will double: S M Krishna (Interview)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With more countries supporting New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and its global profile growing, India will expand its ... Read more...

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Crusader against trafficking gets ‘Man of the Year Award’


May 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The menace of human trafficking remains a major problem in India despite many policies and laws being in place, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at ... Read more...

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11 die in Kabul attack after Obama trip (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Taliban militants carried out an audacious attack in Kabul only hours after US President Barack Obama visited the city, leaving 11 people including all five ... Read more...

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China to actively promote nuclear disarmament


May 1st, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 1 (IANS) China will actively push forward the nuclear disarmament process, said the country's envoy in Vienna Monday.According to Cheng Jingye, China's permanent representative to the UN and ... Read more...

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EU condemns Afghanistan attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has condemned Sunday's Taliban attacks on government buildings and western embassies in Afghanistan, her spokesperson said in ... Read more...

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US announces $12 mn humanitarian aid for Syria


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) The US government Sunday announced an additional $12.2 million in humanitarian aid for Syria as the second meeting of "Friends of Syria" kicked off in Turkey's ... Read more...

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Gilani, Obama hold talks in Seoul


March 27th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met US President Barack Obama here Tuesday in the highest-level talk held between the two sides since the killing ... Read more...

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UAE hails Yemen’s efforts for reforms


March 25th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has welcomed Yemen's current efforts to attain security, stability and build a unified state in which law and social justice can ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Obama to discuss Syria in Seoul


March 24th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria with his US counterpart Barack Obama at a nuclear security summit in Seoul, ... Read more...

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UAE participates ‘Friends of Syria’ conference


February 25th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 24 (IANS/ WAM) Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan led the UAE delegation to attend the "Friends of Syria" conference that started here Friday.Representatives of over 60 ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Global Pulses Conclave


February 8th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Global Pulses Conclave (GPC), the first such meet in India for the pulses industry and trade, will be held here next week, the organisers said ... Read more...

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China calls for more global anti-poverty efforts


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 3 (IANS) China has called upon the international community to make greater anti-poverty efforts.It has asked the UN, the World Bank and other international organisations to shoulder ... Read more...

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Meet on nuclear security next week


January 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the danger of nuclear weapons falling into the hands of terrorists, India will host a meeting of officials next week ... Read more...

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China exported communications satellites to Pakistan (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday said it has exported communications satellites to Pakistan, Nigeria, and Venezuela.At a press conference held in Beijing marking the publication of the country's latest ... Read more...

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Pakistan says it wants peace, stability in Afghanistan


December 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan wants peace and stability in Afghanistan but boycotted the Bonn conference as it wanted to ensure the importance of its sovereignty, the foreign office has ... Read more...

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Bonn conference stresses on rebuilding Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Delegates from over 100 countries and international organisations, gathered in Germany's Bonn city Monday, were focusing their energies at an international conference on drawing up ... Read more...

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India pitches for Marshall Plan-like initiative for Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Warning against the dangers of abandoning Afghanistan, India Monday exhorted the international community to stay engaged for the long term to eliminate "sanctuaries of terror" ... Read more...

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Russia votes for parliament, a test of Putin’s leadership


December 4th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS) Russians vote Sunday in parliamentary elections that will test the country's trust in Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his ruling party amid growing impatience with corrupt ... Read more...

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Iranian cleric warns against UN, EU support to Britain


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 3 (IANS) A senior Iranian cleric has warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the European Union (EU) not to offer support to Britain over the British embassy ... Read more...

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India signs deal with Eurasian Group to curb money laundering


November 24th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India Thursday signed an agreement with the Eurasian Group, a regional body with nine members including Russia and China, and 29 observers, to enhance cooperation ... Read more...

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UN needs more funds to end violence against women: Ban


November 24th, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for annual donations of $100 million to the UN Trust Fund to better finance the UN-led efforts to end ... Read more...

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Activists launch campaign for transparent budgets


November 21st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 100 civil society groups from around the globe and 12 international organisations Sunday met in the Tanzanian capital to launch a global ... Read more...

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India to host meet against drugs trafficking


November 13th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) For the first time, India will host the "Paris Pact Meeting" beginning Monday that will focus on devising international cooperation against drugs trafficking.The two-day meeting ... Read more...

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Chinese PM to visit Russia


November 6th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao will visit Russia Nov 6-8, the Chinese foreign ministry said.Wen will attend a prime ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation ... Read more...

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G20 agrees to reap benefit from financial integration


November 4th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Leaders of the world's major developed countries and emerging economies agreed Friday to strengthen financial regulations and reap benefits from financial integration, but failed to stay on ... Read more...

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China legally defines terrorist acts, organisations


October 30th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) China's top legislature Saturday adopted an anti-terror bill which makes clear definitions of terrorist acts and organisations, paving the way for the country to crack down ... Read more...

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