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Army called in to protect Islamabad diplomatic enclave


September 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government called in the army Thursday after a large number of enraged protesters tried to storm Islamabad's heavily-guarded diplomatic enclave to register their protest ... Read more...

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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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UAE condemns attack on US consulate in Benghazi


September 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city, in which US ambassador ... Read more...

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US deploys drones, destroyers to hunt for envoy’s killers


September 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US is deploying warships and surveillance drones in its hunt for those who killed four US diplomatic staffers in Libya, CNN reported Thursday.US ambassador ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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US sends warships to Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Navy has sent two destroyers to Libyan waters after an American ambassador was killed in that country, a media report said Wednesday.The ships ... Read more...

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India condemns attack on US consulate in Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on the US consulate in Libya that killed Washington's envoy and other US officials."We are deeply shocked at ... Read more...

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India beefs up security around US missions


September 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In the wake of the rocket attack on the US consulate in Libya Tuesday night that claimed the life of US ambassador Christopher Stevens, ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya has been killed after being attacked by militiamen who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack


September 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was killed in Tuesday's conflict in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua reported citing Al Jazeera TV.Hundreds of protesters, angered ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea


August 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a ... Read more...

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54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy


July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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Russia opposes introduction of no-fly zone in Syria


July 7th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS) Russia has termed the introduction of no-fly zone in Syria as "counter-productive" and "unilateral" step.On Friday, the West-led Friends of Syria group called in Paris the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi son’s luxury car seized by Italian police


July 6th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Genoa, July 6 (IANS/AKI) A luxury vehicle belonging to Al Saadi Gaddafi, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been seized by Italian police from a hotel in Genoa ... Read more...

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UAE-Libya discuss bilateral relations


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 29 (IANS) In a step to promote economic and investment relations, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Libya have held bilateral talks.The meeting was held between Saeed Obaid ... Read more...

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Tunisia extradites ex-Libyan prime minister


June 25th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Tunis/Tripoli, June 25 (IANS) Libya's ex-prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, who served under slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been extradited from Tunisia to his native country, state-run TAP press agency reported.Mahmoudi ... Read more...

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OPEC daily basket price hits $97.34 per barrel


June 13th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 12 (IANS/WAM) The price of 12-crude basket of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Monday stood at $97.34 per barrel.Last Friday, the basket price was $95.87 per ... Read more...

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Adebayor to miss Togo’s World Cup qualifier


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lome (Togo), June 9 (IANS) Emmanuel Adebayor will once again miss Togo's 2014 World Cup qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa Sunday.The striker, who spent this season on loan from ... Read more...

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Libyan website call for celebrating Gaddafi’s birthday


June 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 7 (IANS/AKI) A Libyan website Thursday called for celebrations to mark what would have been the 70th birthday of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi."We offer to organise the leader's ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief goes on trial in Libya


June 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Slain Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief Buzeid Dorda went on trial Tuesday, the first former regime official to be put before prosecutors in post-revolutionary Libya, ... Read more...

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Russia seeks return of citizens held in Libya


May 16th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Russia will continue to try to secure the return of its citizens held in Libya and also continue to insist that the rights are observed, a ... Read more...

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Emami Q4 profit jumps 32.6 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Emami Group Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.723.70 million for the quarter ended March 31, as compared to Rs.545.70 million in the same period ... Read more...

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Russia lifts embargo on arms supplies to Libya


May 8th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lifted an embargo on the arms supplies to Libya, according to an official legal information portal.Dmitry Medvedev, the outgoing president, signed the decree ... Read more...

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Russia to ensure its two nationals’ return from Libya


May 1st, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spare no effort to ensure return of Russian nationals detained in Libya, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday."We will continue our efforts so ... Read more...

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Russia destroys over 60 percent of chemical weapons


April 29th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS) About 25,000 metric tonnes - or 62 percent - of Russia's chemical weapons haf been destroyed till April 29, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In 15 years, Russia ... Read more...

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Syria says it won’t go the Libya way


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Amid mounting international pressure, Syria Sunday asserted that it will not allow itself to be invaded like Libya and rubbished the opposition as a rag-tag collection ... Read more...

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Iraq to help Libya in chemical weapons’ disposal


April 13th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq has agreed to help Libya in getting rid of its stockpiles of chemical weapons following a request from Tripoli, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi cabinet has accepted ... Read more...

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Moscow seeks release of two Russians held in Libya


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The foreign ministry Tuesday said it was doing its best to seek the release of two Russians held in Libya and accused of supporting the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Three Libyans beat up two Afghans in Gurgaon


April 4th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 3 (IANS) Three anti-Gaddafi rebels from Libya thrashed two Afghans outside Sahara Mall here in a drunken brawl early Tuesday. All the five people were arrested and later ... Read more...

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Assad regime accepts Kofi Annan’s peace plan


March 27th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 27 (IANS) The Syrian government has agreed to a peace plan put forward by UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan, his spokesman said Tuesday.The plan calls for an end to ... Read more...

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India should stop the West: Sri Lankan daily


March 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) A leading Sri Lankan daily Saturday urged India to stop the West from enforcing its "hidden agenda", after a US resolution on rights abuses in the ... Read more...

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Libya to seek ex spy chief’s extradition (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Tripoli will ask Mauritania to extradite Libya's former intelligence chief arrested in the capital city of Nouakchott, an official said.The Libyan official stated it Saturday after ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief held in Mauritania


March 18th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Late former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief has been arrested in Mauritania, one of Africa's newest oil producers countries, the Al Jazeera reported ... Read more...

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Russia urges West to tone down anti-Syria stance


March 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Allegations by Western nations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regime was illegitimate are "unacceptable", a Russian minister said Friday.Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said the ... Read more...

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