Venezuelan lawmakers honour Olympic fencing champ

August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Fencer Ruben Limardo has been honoured by Venezuela's National Assembly for the gold medal he won at the London Olympic Games.The lawmakers began the congressional session ... Read more...

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Replica of Bolivar’s sword presented to fencing champ

August 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bestowed the Order of the Liberators on the country's Olympic fencing champion, Ruben Limardo, and presented him with a replica of the ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivar are authentic, says Venezuela

July 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The human remains that rest in the National Pantheon of Venezuela are those of Simon Bolivar, but the cause of his death remains to be determined, ... Read more...

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Jinnah’s vision made Pakistan nuclear power: AQ Khan

December 26th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 26 (ANI): The motivation behind making Pakistan a nuclear power after continuous hard work of seven years was the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, according to disgraced nuclear scientist ... Read more...

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Majority of Pakistanis see US drone attacks “as their liberator,” finds new study

October 14th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Amid reports of civilians in Pakistan's tribal areas opposing US drone attacks in their country, a study carried out by an American professor may astonish the world, ... Read more...

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Venezuela exhumes Simon Bolivar’s remains

July 18th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 18 (IANS/EFE) A multidisciplinary team of some 50 forensic scientists analysed the remains of the Liberator Simon Bolivar in Caracas, an undertaking that Venezuelan Interior Minister Tarek El Aissami described ... Read more...

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Chavez vows to double Venezuela’s military might

July 25th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 25 (EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has pledged that his government will strengthen the nation's military might, while alleging that the US is trying to turn Colombia into an "Israel" ... Read more...

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The Pope cracks down on feminist baptism formulas

March 1st, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The Vatican has ruled out the use of feminist baptism formulas, saying that God must always be recognised as Our Father.In a move designed to counter the spread ... Read more...

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UNESCO chief hails India’s commendable strides in literacy campaign

November 29th, 2007 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): UNESCO's Director General Koichiro Matsuura on Thursday praised India for the successful implementation of Education For All (EFA) campaign in the country. "India is among the countries that ... Read more...

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