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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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Pakistan continues to be international migraine: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan continues to be an "international migraine" with a host of problems like extremism, non-proliferation, poverty and a weak government, former US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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No bets on Egypt’s future


February 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama believes Egypt has changed for ever and a former secretary of state thinks the Mubarak era is over, but no one ... Read more...

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Imam’s old remarks stir fresh controversy over 9/11 mosque


August 24th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): A jaw-dropping speech made five years back by Feisal Abdul Rauf's, the Islamic cleric who wants to build a mosque two blocks away from Ground Zero, saying, "US ... Read more...

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Ex Secy of State Albright ‘couldn’t stop dancing’ at Chelsea’s wedding


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 03 (ANI): The last person on the dance floor at Chelsea Clinton's wedding was none other than Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.The lavish sunset nuptials of Chelsea ... Read more...

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Chelsea Clinton’s wedding photos released online


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It’s finally done, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton has finally tied the knot with her childhood sweetheart Marc Mezvinsky in a glamorous ceremony, which was ... Read more...

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Mary Steenburgen And Ted Danson At Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding


August 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the lavish and grand wedding of former US President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's daughter Chelsea Clinton. The who's who of ... Read more...

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Chelsea Clinton says ‘I do’ in a beautiful ceremony (Lead)


August 1st, 2010 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton married her longtime beau Marc Mezvinsky "in a beautiful ceremony" on a perfect summer Saturday night. In what was billed ... Read more...

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Communist Party of China to hold dialogue with US political parties


July 28th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The Communist Party of China (CPC) is scheduled to hold a high-level dialogue with representatives of the Democratic Party and Republican Party in the United States by ... Read more...

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US, Poland sign missile shield amendment deal


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 3 (DPA) The United States and Poland signed an amendment to a US missile shield deal during a visit by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for a high-level ... Read more...

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George Clooney accepts life membership at foreign policy think tank


June 16th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 16 (ANI): 'Ocean's Eleven' star George Clooney has accepted a life membership at the Council on Foreign Relations.According to the Daily Beast, Clooney's role at the foreign-policy think tank ... Read more...

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NATO considering military strikes against cyber attackers


June 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6(ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is reportedly considering the use of military force against enemies who launch cyber attacks on its member countries.According to Timesonline, the move comes ... Read more...

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Madeleine Albright’s ‘Read My Pins’ Book and Exhibit


May 18th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first woman in the country to ever become a United States Secretary of State has long been known to communicate how she is feeling, as well as ... Read more...

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NATO mulls relations with China, India, Russia at conference


February 7th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Feb 7 (DPA) NATO officials pondered extending cooperation with China, India and Pakistan at the Munich Security Conference Sunday - even as the vexed question of the alliance's relationship with Russia ... Read more...

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Eastern Europe seeks NATO security reassurance


January 13th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Prague, Jan 13 (DPA) Eastern European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization want the alliance to provide them with a security reassurance at a time when the organization seeks ways to ... Read more...

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‘Hillary effect’ behind rise in number of women ambassadors in US


January 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): The rise in the number of female ambassadors to the United States is being attributed to the "Hillary effect".There are 25 female ambassadors posted in Washington, the ... Read more...

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Senior US diplomats in Burma for talks with military junta, Suu Kyi


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Two senior Barack Obama Administration officials have arrived in Burma to hold talks with the military junta and detained democratic leader icon Aung San Suu Kyi.This is ... Read more...

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Any progress in Iran has to be attributed to Obama’s overall strategy: Albright


October 8th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8(ANI): Former United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has said the Obama Administration's "smart power" strategy of engaging instead of confronting Iran is beginning to gain traction."I think any ... Read more...

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Madeleine Albright used ‘brooch diplomacy’ to pin down adversaries


October 4th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): America's first female Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has revealed that her "costume jewellery" worked as an unexpected diplomatic tool for her.Known as a tough bargainer who ... Read more...

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Koreas hold fresh talks as Kim Dae-Jung is buried (Lead)


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 23 (DPA) Tens of thousands of South Koreans and international delegates attended the state funeral for former president and Nobel peace laureate Kim Dae Jung Sunday, which also prompted talks ... Read more...

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Thousands attend former South Korean president’s funeral


August 23rd, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 23 (DPA) Thousands of South Koreans and international delegates attended the state funeral for former president and Nobel peace laureate Kim Dae Jung that began at Seoul's national assembly Sunday. Former ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton brings home freed journalists from North Korea (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Former president Bill Clinton Wednesday brought home two journalists after winning their release from North Korea in a diplomatic overture for the Obama administration officially ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to arrive in India today


July 17th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will arrive in India today on a five-day visit with the objective of deepening US-India ties.Clinton will arrive in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton is sworn in - again


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) After President Barack Obama, it was the turn of Hillary Clinton to be sworn in as America's 67th secretary of state - for a second time.Vice President Joe ... Read more...

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Obama, Rice, accomplished models of African-American leaders: Study


January 14th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Race and gender influence how politicians speak, which might not always be to their advantage, according to a psycho-linguistic study. But there are notable exceptions like Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Race and gender govern politicians speech patterns


January 14th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Analysing the speech patterns of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other politicians, scientists have concluded that race and gender greatly influence the way politicians speak, which is ... Read more...

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Is Obama turning into a Narasimha Rao?


December 12th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): Remember the uproar that Barack Obama caused when in August 2007 he said, "If we have actionable intelligence about high-value terrorist targets and President Musharraf won''t act, ... Read more...

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Zardari must prove he is president, not an army puppet (Comment)


December 6th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
India-Pakistan relations have reached not only their lowest point after the Mumbai massacres but also perhaps their most dangerous phase ever.Throughout the earlier periods, even during the 1965 and 1971 wars and ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent Americans favour Hillary as Secretary of State


November 21st, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 21 (ANI): Over 50 percent of Americans favour Senator Hillary Clinton as President elect Barack Obamas Secretary of State.A new Gallup poll found 57 percent of Americans support ... Read more...

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Ex-US top official Madeleine Albright advises Obama to increase Pak-Afghan co-op


November 20th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Former United States secretary of state Madeleine Albright has reportedly advised US President-elect Barack Obama to expand co-operation between Pakistan and Afghanistan in order to curb militancy ... Read more...

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Obama telephones UN secretary general


November 20th, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama Wednesday telephoned UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon and discussed issues of cooperation between the world body and the United States.This was the first telephonic ... Read more...

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No worries over Obama administration: Manmohan Singh


November 16th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Nov 16 (IANS) India has no reason to feel uneasy over the change in the US administration following the takeover of president-elect Barak Obama on Jan 20 ... Read more...

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Medvedev looks forward to better ties with US (Lead)


November 16th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (RIA Novosti) Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev has expressed his hope that relationship with Washington would improve under the administration of president-elect Barack Obama when he takes office.Medvedev said this ... Read more...

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G20 leaders vow to fix financial system; keep watch on markets (Lead)


November 16th, 2008 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Pledging to fix the global financial system, leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, have called for greater oversight of financial markets ... Read more...

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‘India reassured about stronger relationship under Obama’


November 15th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) US President-elect Barack Obama's India policy is unlikely to be much different from that of President George Bush, according to Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning ... Read more...

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