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Chinese top cop faces trial for bribe, abusing power (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) A former police chief in China faced an open trial Tuesday for graft and bending the law for selfish ends.Wang Lijun, having served as Chongqing city's ... Read more...

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Chinese top cop faces trial for graft, abuse of power


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) In one of the biggest political scandals in China, a former police chief linked to politician Bo Xilai and his convicted wife Gu Kailai stood an ... Read more...

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Iran doubled capacity at nuclear site: IAEA


August 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report said.The number of centrifuges at the Fordow ... Read more...

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Iran doubles capacity at nuclear site : Report


August 31st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, according to a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report.According to this report, the number ... Read more...

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Vietnam hosts first gay parade


August 5th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 100 demonstrators Sunday rode bicycles and motorcycles through Vietnam capital Hanoi in the first gay pride parade in the communist state.The activists drove across ... Read more...

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Chinese police to be punishmed for prisoners’ abuse


May 31st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) Police in China would now be punished with demotion or dismissal if they were found abusing inmates or connive in the maltreatment of prisoners, a government ... Read more...

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North Korea releases detained Chinese fishermen


May 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) A total of 29 Chinese fishermen returned home Monday after having remained in North Korean detention for 13 days.The fishermen and their three vessels arrived at ... Read more...

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Hope of Italian’s release brighten after mediators’ appeal


March 31st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) The chances of an early release of the second kidnapped Italian, held by Maoists in Odisha since March 14, brightened with the rebel-appointed mediators Saturday expressing ... Read more...

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China urges US to stop meddling on Tibet


March 29th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China has urged the US to stop meddling in its internal affairs through the Tibet issue."We are resolutely opposed to it," the China Daily quoted Foreign ... Read more...

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60 percent Russians say Putin victory fair: State poll


March 20th, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixty percent of Russian voters believe the March 4 presidential elections which secured Vladimir Putin a third term in the Kremlin were "open and fair", ... Read more...

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China seeks peace with neighbours (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China expects neighbouring countries to peacefully handle and resolve differences with Beijing through dialogue and consultation, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Tuesday.Yang made the remark at a ... Read more...

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China seeks peaceful solution to differences with neighbours (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Neighbouring countries should peacefully resolve differences with China through dialogue, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Tuesday.Yang made the remark at a press conference on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Review Pakistani Army Act: Daily


February 27th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Noting that "basic civil liberties need to be protected", a leading Pakistani daily has sought a fresh look at the Pakistan Army Act.An editorial in Dawn ... Read more...

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Re-examine provisions of anti-terror body: Jayalalithaa


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to re-examine the provisions of the order on setting up the National Counter ... Read more...

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Doha declaration of Palestinian reconciliation signed


February 7th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Feb 6 (IANS/WAM) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and chief of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Hamas politbureau Khalid Mashaal signed here Monday the Doha Declaration of the Palestinian reconciliation.The Doha ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors beaten back from rail blockade


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th anniversary of the industrial disaster were evicted from the protest site ... Read more...

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China wants Myanmar to discuss joint hydro project


October 1st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) China Saturday urged consultation over a suspended joint hydropower project in Myanmar, saying the legitimate rights and interests of its companies should be protected.Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Thailand denies violating Cambodian territory


June 6th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's Foreign Affairs Ministry denied accusations made by the Cambodian government that Thai military aircraft had violated that country's airspace recently, said Thani Thongpakdi, director-general of the Ministry's ... Read more...

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Thackeray criticizes Chavan, Ajit Pawar


March 26th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Saturday lashed out against Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for nine opposition legislators' suspensions and ... Read more...

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China to address problems of migrant workers


March 6th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.6 (ANI): Members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee said that China needs to take measures to address problems of migrant workers' welfare and illegal expropriation of rural ... Read more...

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China urges Libya to ensure foreigners’ safety


February 26th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 26 (IANS) China has urged Libya to take concrete steps to ensure the safety and legitimate rights of all foreigners in the country, a Chinese diplomat said here.China is very ... Read more...

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Mubarak to address nation among reports of pending resignation


February 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will address the nation on Thursday evening, the state-run Nile Television reported amid media reports that he will be announcing his resignation.Egypt plunged into ... Read more...

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Oz politicians to protect workers’ privacy from spying bosses


February 6th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI): It is no secret that a vast majority of employers monitor workers' Internet use or personal emails - a practice that goes almost completely unregulated.However, Australian politicians are ... Read more...

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Mubarak ready to quit, but vows to complete term (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said he would not run for re-election but defied the call to quit - the principal demand of protesters who have ... Read more...

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March of a million: Protesters converge in Cairo (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Thousands of defiant protesters began to pour into Cairo Tuesday to participate in the march of a million to secure ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who ... Read more...

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Million people to march in Cairo, army will not use force (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Preparations began Tuesday for the million people march in the Egyptian capital to oust President Hosni Mubarak as the army said that they will not "use force against ... Read more...

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580 Chinese wanted for economic crimes at large abroad


December 28th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) As many as 580 Chinese fugitives involved in economic crimes are at large in foreign countries, said a senior police officer.Meng Qingfeng, head of the economic crime investigation ... Read more...

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Commercial disputes with foreign nation flood Chinese courts


December 19th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) The US is among the five nations that have the most civil and commercial disputes with China, a senior official of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said. A ... Read more...

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Latest Pak howler: claims ‘Kashmir not integral part of India’


September 21st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 21 (ANI): In a provocative move, Pakistan has said that instead of thinking over cosmetic measures for the solution of the Kashmir issue, India should revisit its policy of trying ... Read more...

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Chinese courts struggling to handle labour dispute cases


September 15th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Chinese courts are battling to address a growing number of cases involving labour disputes, partly because of the global financial crisis over the past two years, an official ... Read more...

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Foreign Ministers of P5+1 remain open to talks with Iran to restore international confidence


June 10th, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Ministers of Foreign Affairs of China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States reaffirmed their commitment to seek an early negotiated solution to the ... Read more...

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Several trade unions come together to protest hike in prices


March 5th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Activists and supporters of various trade unions converged in the national capital to protest against soaring prices and even volunteered for Jail Bhaaro Andolan (court arrest) ... Read more...

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China confirms detaining Indians


January 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) China confirmed Thursday that a group of Indian nationals has been detained on smuggling charges. "Chinese police detained some Indians suspected of smuggling," foreign ministry spokesperson Jiang Yu told ... Read more...

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Protesters should not be punished, says Khatami


December 21st, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 20 (DPA) Iranian ex-president Mohammad Khatami said that people should not be punished just for seeking their legitimate rights, the labour news agency ILNA reported Sunday. "One of the most important ... Read more...

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Assam rebel group vows support for Maoists


November 16th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 16 (IANS) The National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), an outlawed group fighting for an independent homeland for the Bodo tribe in Assam, has announced its support to the Maoists. "I ... Read more...

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