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Iraq war was biggest mistake of US: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright Tuesday said that the war on Iraq was the US's "biggest mistake"."America attacked Afghanistan as a direct ... Read more...

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East Bengal to go without coach, star striker for AFC cup match


March 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) East Bengal will have to go to Iraq for the AFC Cup match against Arbil next month without their English coach and Australian star striker as ... Read more...

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Activists and journalists condemn Syed Kazmi’s arrest


March 10th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A group of social activists and prominent journalists Saturday condemned the arrest of senior journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi, saying that the Special Cell of Delhi ... Read more...

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Israeli attack: Arrested journalist’s son denies links to Iranians (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The son of Sayed Ahmed Kazmi, an Indian journalist arrested for his links with the terror attack on an Israeli diplomat's wife last month, has ... Read more...

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America indispensable in world affairs: Obama


January 25th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Joining issue with those suggesting that Washington's influence was on the decline, President Barack Obama has asserted that America remains the one indispensable nation in ... Read more...

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White House chief of staff William Daley steps down


January 10th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) White House Chief of Staff William Daley is stepping down, US President Barack Obama said Monday.The president named Jacob Lew, who heads the White House ... Read more...

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US withdrawal marks new moment in Iraq history: UN chief


December 21st, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 21 (IANS) Iraq will have a new opportunity to prove that it can put past troubles behind it with the full withdrawal of US forces from the ... Read more...

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Barack Obama to host Iraqi PM in White House


November 5th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki next month at the White House to hold talks on bilateral ties, Xinhua reported."President ... Read more...

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US, Iraqi officials talk relations after troops drawdown


October 29th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US National Security Advisor Tom Donilon Saturday held talks with his Iraqi counterpart Falah al-Fayyadh to discuss relationship between the two countries after the US ... Read more...

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US troops to pull out from Iraq by 2011 end


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday announced that all US troops stationed in Iraq will pull out of that country by the end of this year.Obama ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq’s twin blasts


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 3 (IANS) At least six people were killed in two back-to-back roadside bomb blasts near the Iraqi capital Baghdad late Sunday, Xinhua reported.Two members of the Sunni paramilitary ... Read more...

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Overconfidence highly rewarding in tough challenges


September 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Harbouring an inflated belief that we can easily overcome challenges or win battles actually works to our advantage. Overconfidence beats accurate assessments in a variety of ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for hate rant over Iraq war


July 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for calling upon Muslims to attack MPs who voted for the Iraq war.Bilal Zaheer ... Read more...

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900 bodies found in mass grave in Iraq


July 7th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 7 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have dug up a mass grave with some 900 bodies, believed to be Kurds killed under late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime in 1980s, ... Read more...

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Iraq’s head of anti-Baath committee assassinated


May 27th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 27 (IANS) A senior Iraqi politician in charge of a committee purging Saddam Hussein loyalists was assassinated Thursday, Xinhua quoted a police source as saying.Ali al-Lami, the ... Read more...

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Osama’s death inspires new Hollywood movies


May 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US special forces in a top secret mission in Pakistan has inspired a range of action ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks suspect Manning to be moved to new prison


April 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Bradley Manning, the US Army private suspected of passing on classified documents to whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, is likely to be moved to a different prison after ... Read more...

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US to move WikiLeaks’ suspect Manning to new prison


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20(ANI): Bradley Manning, the US Army private accused of sharing classified documents with the whistleblower website, Wikileaks, will be moved from near-solitary confinement at the Marine Corps Brig in Virginia ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning treatment called ‘illegal and unconstitutional’


April 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Over 250 of America's leading legal scholars have described the treatment of American soldier Bradley Manning, who has been accused of leaking classified cables to WikiLeaks, as illegal, ... Read more...

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Wikileaks more accountable than governments: Julian Assange


April 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Julian Assange, the founder of whistle blowing website Wikileaks, has claimed that his website is more accountable than a government that is elected after sourcing money from big ... Read more...

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Michael Moore blasts Obama over military action in Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21(ANI): Filmmaker Michael Moore has taken to Twitter to slam US President Barack Obama over the decision to launch military action in Libya.Moore, who frequently criticized former President George ... Read more...

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African Union urges US, EU to ‘immediately stop’ attack on Gaddafi’s forces


March 20th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Nouakchott, Mar 20 (ANI): The African Union's panel on Libya has urged the United States, France and Britain to 'immediately stop' their military action against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces.Following a ... Read more...

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Internet is the greatest spying machine the world has ever seen: Assange


March 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16(ANI): Julian Assange, co-founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, reckons that the Internet is the "greatest spying machine the world has ever seen" and is not a technology that necessarily favours ... Read more...

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‘The Bodyguard’ remake to have a new Whitney Houston


February 25th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Movie chiefs are planning to remake 'The Bodyguard' - and use it as a launch pad for a new chart sensation.Whitney Houston starred as a pop singer in ... Read more...

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‘The Bodyguard’ remake in the pipeline


February 25th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Movie chiefs are planning to remake 'The Bodyguard' - and use it as a launch pad for a new chart sensation.Whitney Houston starred as a pop singer in ... Read more...

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Afghans fear creation of anti-Taliban militias could revive dreaded warlords


February 17th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Afghans fear that the dramatic build up of a controversial anti-Taliban militia could revive the country's detested warlords.The local defence program known as Interim Security Critical ... Read more...

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Iraq war: Defector says he lied about WMDs


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A defector, whose information was used by the US to justify the Iraq war, has admitted for the first time that he lied about the secret biological ... Read more...

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“Unknown perpetrators” killed bulk of 90,000 Iraqi civilians during 2003 to 2008: study


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Feb.16 (ANI): A study has claimed that nearly 90, 000 people have been killed over five years from March 2003 to 2008 during the Iraq war, and majority of these were ... Read more...

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Former Miss Maine Ashley Underwood Takes on ‘Survivor’


February 12th, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ashley Underwood is a former “Miss Maine”, a basketball star, and an upcoming 'Survivor' contestant who will be competing for the one million dollar cash prize along side ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton to be given diplomacy lessons


February 9th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Kate Middleton will get training in diplomacy from Sir David Manning, a veteran diplomat who already advises Princes William and Harry.Sir David Manning, who was Tony Blair's ... Read more...

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‘Blair did no trust cabinet on ‘Iraq war discussions, feared leaks


January 29th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair did not trust his own cabinet and was "reluctant" to hold discussions with it on a proposal to go to war against ... Read more...

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Iraq war victims’ relatives shout, “it’s too late” as Blair regrets loss of lives


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Relatives of people who lost their lives in the Iraq war expressed anger at former British Prime Minister Tony Blair during the Chilcot Inquiry proceedings as he regretted ... Read more...

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Blair expresses regret for Iraq war victims


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Britain's former prime minister Tony Blair Friday expressed his regret for the death of soldiers and civilians in Iraq during the US-led invasion of that country.Blair expressed his ... Read more...

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Fake calls dupe US citizens for WikiLeaks access


January 21st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) US citizens have been warned against fake calls that dupe people to give money by threatening them of legal actions for accessing WikiLeaks website despite a ban imposed ... Read more...

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I don’t regret Iraq war, says Condoleezza Rice


January 21st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice has said that she does not regret the Iraq war but admitted "the mistake...was to put a spotlight simply on the ... Read more...

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