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Geithner to visit India June 27-28 for economic talks


June 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Focusing on growing India-US economic ties, US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will travel to India June 27-28 for the third annual meeting of the US-India ... Read more...

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US calls for tougher sanctions on Syria


June 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner Wednesday called for tougher sanctions against Syria to hasten political change in that Middle East country.Addressing the second meeting of the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Memory of 1992 motivates Denmark


June 1st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 1 (IANS) With Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal as group opponents, Denmark's chances of progressing to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 Football Championships look remote.Under the nickname ... 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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India under pressure to cut oil imports from Iran: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said countries like India were being pressurised to reduce their oil imports from Iran to make Tehran change its ... Read more...

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Israel leaders misleading public on Iran: Ex-security chief


April 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) The former chief of Israel's domestic intelligence agency has accused the country's leadership of "misleading" the public on the merits of a possible military strike on ... Read more...

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After war, Iraqis tell their tales through films


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 22 (IANS) After Saddam Hussein's long, oppressive rule and the subsequent US invasion of Iraq in 2003 that ended only last year, Iraqi and Kurdish filmmakers ... Read more...

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Russia seeks compromise on Iran sanctions


March 6th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will push for talks to scrap unilateral sanctions against Iran if it allows the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to control Iranian nuclear activity, ... Read more...

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Gas prices continue their upward surge


March 6th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US motorists are being hit hard with recent surge in the prices of gas. The price of gas is quickly moving to the $4 mark and ... Read more...

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Iran denies Greece 500,000 barrels of oil


February 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has refused to supply 500,000 barrels of oil to Greece in response to the European Union's sanctions against the Islamic Republic, the Iranian news ... Read more...

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Iran might go on a preemptive strike


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iran raised the tensions between the Islamic state and its foes further when the country revealed that a preemptive strike is possible. An Iranian army commander gave ... Read more...

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Wean from Iranian crude, US tells India, Pakistan (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Washington has said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do to "wean themselves" from Iranian crude as the US ... Read more...

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US asking India to ‘wean’ from Iranian crude


February 18th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) As the US imposed new sanctions against Iran, Washington said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do, particularly to ... Read more...

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India wants to keep getting oil from Iran: Pakistani daily


January 30th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) India intends to keep importing oil from Iran and it appears that Indians, and even Chinese, will explore paying Tehran "with gold, the Japanese yen ... Read more...

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‘EU sanctions on Iran may push oil prices to $150′


January 30th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union (EU) embargo on oil imports from Iran may push world oil prices to $150 per barrel, the head of Iran's state oil ... Read more...

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US targets Iran’s third largest bank


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US Monday added Bank Tejarat, Iran's third largest bank, on its blacklist for sanctions, citing its links to the Islamic republic's nuclear bomb efforts.The Department ... Read more...

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US seeks EU sanctions to force Iran back into talks


January 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US expects the European Union (EU) to take steps to pressure Iran back into negotiations on its controversial nuclear activity, said Secretary of State ... Read more...

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US condemns Iran’s decision to start uranium enrichment


January 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has condemned the Iranian government's decision to begin uranium enrichment operations at a facility in the country's north.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Iran: India keeping all options open


January 7th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With the US imposing new sanctions on Tehran, New Delhi is keeping "all options open" on approaching the US for waivers on ground that India ... Read more...

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US presidential candidate warns of bombing Iran’s nuke sites


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rick Santorum, an ultra-conservative Republican presidential candidate, has vowed to ensure that Iran would not produce a nuclear weapon if he was elected president.The former ... Read more...

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US sanctions 10 Iran shipping firms, including India JV


December 21st, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on ten Iranian shipping firms affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), including Irano Hind, a joint ... Read more...

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UN chief stresses diplomacy to solve Iran N-standoff


November 11th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Thursday expressed deep concern over the possible military-dimension to Iran's nuclear programme, and called for a diplomatic solution to resolve ... Read more...

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Iran urges total ban on nuclear weapons


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's envoy to the UN has urged the international community to reject nuclear weapons and impose a total ban on nuclear tests."The complete destruction ... Read more...

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Pakistan should get over its obsession with India: Daily


August 16th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It is time for Pakistan to get over its obsession with India, said a Pakistani daily.An editorial in the Daily Times Tuesday said despite the ... Read more...

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500,000 fans to attend brass band fest in Serbia


August 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 9 (IANS/AKI) About half a million fans from all over the world will attend the brass band festival that opened in the town of Guca in central Serbia ... Read more...

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa hits out at Jayalalithaa


August 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A top Sri Lankan official has hit out at Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for demanding the trial of leaders in Colombo for alleged ... Read more...

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Ongoing joint military operation in Libya can last long: Obama


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that the ongoing joint military operation in Libya could continue for a long period of time, insisting that America would continue ... Read more...

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Gaddafi needs to go: Obama


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi "needs to go", but asserted that the ongoing international air raids in support of ... Read more...

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Israel threatens ‘military action’ against Iran if it disobeys sanctions on nuke programme


March 19th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Mar 19 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of 'military action' if Iran continues with its nuclear programme by disobeying international sanctions, following reports that a cargo ship heading ... Read more...

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I feel betrayed by Europe, especially Berlusconi: Gaddafi


March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 16 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says he feels betrayed by Europe but is especially dismayed by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with whom he has the closest ... Read more...

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Iranian leaders split over developing nuclear weapons: US intelligence report


February 17th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Fear of international sanctions may be behind growing discord among Iranian leaders as they are engaged in heated debate over whether to move further toward developing nuclear weapons, ... Read more...

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US concerned for Aung San Suu Kyi’s safety after state media’s “tragic end” threat


February 17th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17(ANI): The Obama administration is concerned about the safety of Burmese opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi after what it called a "veiled threat" against her in a state-run newspaper ... Read more...

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Iran has ‘technical ability’ to make HEU needed for nuke bomb development: Wikileaks


January 21st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 21 (ANI): US secret diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Iran has 'technical ability' to make highly enriched uranium (HEU) that is required to ultimately ... Read more...

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US hints at renewing nuke talks if ‘right signals’ emanated from North Korea


January 15th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Jan 15 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has reportedly hinted that America might be willing to renew nuclear talks with North Korea without preconditions, if the right signals emanated from ... Read more...

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International sanctions delaying Iran’s nuke program ambitions: Hillary Clinton


January 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is currently in Abu Dhabi on a tour of Gulf countries, has said that Iran's ambition to produce a nuclear weapon ... Read more...

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