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Italy ready to intervene militarily in Syria


September 5th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Italy would be ready to send military forces to Syria if President Bashar al-Assad is toppled, Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola has said."Italy has the ... Read more...

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Jordan home to over 180,000 Syrian refugees


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 3 (IANS) The total number of Syrians who have fled unrest in their country and arrived in Jordan since early 2011 has exceeded 180,000, according to Jordan's Foreign ... Read more...

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Three Jordan Paralympics athletes charged with sex offences


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Three members of the Paralympics squad from Jordan have been charged with committing sexual offences against a child and a woman, The Sun reported Wednesday.The men ... Read more...

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Brothers duo promotes New York toilet paper ads


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Promotion of toilet paper ads has been introduced by two brothers who are located in New York City. The two are specifically located at a place ... Read more...

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Syria refugees in neighbouring countries on rise


August 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug17 (IANS/WAM) The UN refugee agency Friday reported a sharp rise in the number of Syrians fleeing to Turkey and Jordan.According to the UN agency, the total number ... Read more...

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Chantelle Houghton: ‘Alex Reid walked out on me’


August 14th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
August 14 (NEWS) Last week Chantelle Houghton had admitted that her relationship with her husband Alex Raid is experiencing push and pulls. The 28 year old star told the Star Magazine on ... Read more...

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British teenager gets 10 years for killing man


August 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A teenager in Britain has been jailed for 10 years for stabbing a disabled man to death.Jordan Flattery, 19, knifed Graham Snowden, a father of two ... Read more...

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It sounded like firecrackers, says witness to US killing


July 20th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) When a gunman opened fire at a cinema hall in Denver, it sounded like firecrackers, said a witness who added that someone later yelled "they're shooting ... Read more...

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130,000 Syrians fled to Jordan since 2011


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Amman, July 9 (IANS) Jordanian Prime Minister Fayez Tarawneh has said that about 131,000 Syrians have entered Jordan since 2011 when the unrest started in Syria, the state-run Petra news ... Read more...

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Putin to undertake Middle East tour


June 25th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will Monday start his tour of the Middle East, according to presidential aide Yury Ushakov.During his two-day visit to the region, ... Read more...

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Zaccheroni to stay with Japan for two more years


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) Alberto Zaccheroni, head coach of the Japanese football team, has been given a contract extension for two more years, said the country's football association Saturday.Zaccheroni's contract ... Read more...

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Katie Price’s mother thinks her daughter looks like ‘mutton’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy, mother of glamour model and TV personality Katie Price, has criticized her daughter for her choice of clothes. In her reality show, Katie’s ... Read more...

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Rodgers eyes EPL title


June 1st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Brendan Rodgers has vowed to bring Liverpool back to the top in the English Premier League a day after being appointed the new manager of the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi varsity to promote multicultural harmony


May 30th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabhi, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Students from Abu Dhabi University and 16 countries will give traditional performances Thursday as part of the annual Global Day celebrations.The performances will feature traditional ... Read more...

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Pregnant Chantelle Houghton walks out on Alex Reid


May 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chantelle Houghton has reportedly left her and Alex Reid's four-bedroom house and has returned to her home, where she has allegedly has no bed to sleep on, ... Read more...

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Jordan to hold parliamentary elections this year


May 8th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Amman, May 8 (IANS) Jordan's King Abdullah II has said that the country's parliamentary elections will be held before the end of this year, official Petra news agency reported.During a ... Read more...

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Asian squash: Indian men in last eight


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 3 (IANS) The Indian teams continued their winning ways in both the men's and women's sections at the 16th Asian team squash championship here Tuesday.The men's team topped ... Read more...

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Fugitive held in Britain after framing his wanted poster


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A convict on the run from a British jail was caught by police during a raid when it was found that he had framed his wanted ... Read more...

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Jordan declares itself free of mine fields


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Amman, April 21 (IANS) Jordan Saturday announced to have completed works on clearing all identified mine fields in the country.During a press conference, Jordanian Prince Mired, president of the National ... Read more...

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Unicef to help displaced women, children of Syria


March 24th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 24 (IANS) The Unicef will address urgent issues related to health, education and other needs of thousands of displaced Syrian women and children, a UN spokesman said.According ... Read more...

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Finland embassy staff leaves Syria


March 20th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 20 (IANS) The Finnish embassy staff in Syrian capital Damascus has left the country due to the "weakened security situation", the foreign ministry said in a statement.The embassy ... Read more...

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India to help Jordan set up poll panel


March 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India, the world's largest democracy, has agreed to help Jordan set up an independent poll panel.This follows a request from Jordanian Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh ... Read more...

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Is Jesy Nelson dating Jordan Banjo?


March 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) X Factor UK winner Jesy Nelson is embracing the celebrity lifestyle. The 20-year-old is rumored to be dating Britain’s Got Talent dancer Jordan Banjo who is a ... Read more...

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UAE-Brazilian firms sign deals worth $65 mn


February 21st, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) Middle East and Brazilian companies have signed deals worth worth $65.3 million during the just-concluded Brazilian Trade Mission to the Middle East 2012, it was announced ... Read more...

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Arabic calligraphy expo opens in Dubai


February 18th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) An international Arabic calligraphy exhibition has opened here.The 7th Dubai International Exhibition for Arabic Calligraphy was opened Thursday by Federal National Council speaker Mohammed Al Murr. ... Read more...

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Ed Ackerman involved in a demolition standoff


January 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Winnipeg, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police was involved in a standoff with a 54-year-old man for more than five hours after he tried to stop a demolition. Ed Ackerman climbed to ... Read more...

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Awards important, but Ranbir prefers filmmaking


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, who recently bagged a Screen award for the best actor for a powerful performance in "Rockstar", says winning honours is important, but the ... Read more...

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Ex-beau proposes Katie Price?


January 4th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Katie Price's ex-boyfriend Leandro Penna reportedly proposed the former model on Christmas Day.The 25-year-old Argentine model was dumped by Price, 33, in October after dating for ... Read more...

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I decided to nurture Kamal Haasan, the actor: Kamal


December 30th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Kamal Haasan decided to helm Hindi-Tamil bilingual "Viswaroopam", which will have a backdrop of US, Britain and Jordan, because he doesn't believe in wasting time and ... Read more...

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Indian declared world’s shortest woman


December 16th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indian has officially been named as the “world’s shortest woman.” At the height of just 62.8 centimeters, Jyoti Amge has the reach of the average two-year-old ... Read more...

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Peter Andre tortured by divorce


December 13th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Peter Andre came off worse after the split with Katie Price. When he appeared on Piers Morgan’s flagship ITV show Life Stories, Andre revealed ... Read more...

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Pakistan to open 30 new passport offices abroad


December 9th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan will open 30 new passport offices in 21 countries to help overseas Pakistanis, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.Malik said Thursday that three months time has ... Read more...

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UAE, Jordan discuss energy cooperation


November 25th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan Thursday held discussions over improving cooperation in the fields of energy and mineral resources.UAE ambassador to Jordan Abdullah Nasser ... Read more...

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Investigation launched into Jordan Goddard’s FA Cup match behavior


November 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) English club Bristol Rovers has announced that they have launched investigation into the behavior of Jordan Goddard during the FA Cup match between the club and Corby ... Read more...

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India’s Narinder Singh elected to International Law Commission


November 18th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has re-elected Narinder Singh of India as a member of the International Law Commission (ILC) for a five-year term beginning ... Read more...

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