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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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Yemen to get over $3 billion Saudi Arabian aid


May 24th, 2012 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced to give over $3 billion aid to its unrest-ridden neighbour Yemen for developmental works, according to official SABA news agency.During "the Friends ... Read more...

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96 dead in Yemen military parade bombing (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 21 (IANS) At least 96 soldiers were killed and 300 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a rehearsal Monday for a military parade in ... Read more...

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Man City’s 22 million pound contract for Mancini


May 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Manchester City, who are just one win away from registering their first English Premier League (EPL) title after 44 years, have offered their manager Roberto ... Read more...

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43 killed, over 190 wounded in Iraq bomb attacks (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 20 (IANS) As many as 43 people were killed and over 190 wounded in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq Tuesday, the police said.One of the deadliest ... Read more...

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Yemen’s Saleh hands over power to new president


February 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 27 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Monday marked the end of his 33-year rule in the Middle East nation by formally handing over power to newly-elected president ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber hits Yemen’s presidential palace


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Aden, Feb 25 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up a car outside the presidential palace in Yemen's Hadramout province Saturday, killing at least 20 Republican Guards and injuring dozens of ... Read more...

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Hadi elected as Yemen’s new president


February 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Sana`a, Feb 24 (IANS) Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was elected as Yemen's new president with 6.6 million people voting in his favour, said the country's Supreme Committee for Elections and Referendum ... Read more...

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Yemenis go to polls as violence flares up


February 21st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 21 (IANS) Yemenis headed for polling stations Tuesday to vote for a successor to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, hoping to pull the impoverished country back from possible civil ... Read more...

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Outgoing Yemen president heads to US for medical treatment


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 23 (IANS) Yemen's outgoing president Ali Abdullah Saleh has left the country for medical treatment in the US, the president's press secretary said.Saleh left the Sana'a international airport ... Read more...

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Armed conflicts result in underweight babies


January 19th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to armed conflict have greater chances of giving birth to underweight babies. "Our results provide another reason why pregnant women deserve special attention ... Read more...

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Seven Taliban killed in Afghanistan


January 9th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) Seven suspected Taliban militants have been killed in a special operation in Afghanistan, a government spokesman said.A unit of the Afghan National Directorate of Security ... Read more...

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UN Security Council urges strict implementation of Yemeni political agreement


November 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Monday underlined the importance of strictly implementing the new political agreement in Yemen, which agrees to a ... Read more...

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Egyptians in UAE asked to register for elections


November 12th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS/WAM) Egypt has opened online registration for its nationals living in the UAE ahead of the next parliamentary elections.Egyptian Ambassador to UAE Tamer Mansour ... Read more...

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Gaddafi scavenged for food in his final days


November 8th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi scavenged for food and hid in abandoned houses during his final days, it was reported here.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya for 42 years, ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Saadi granted asylum in Niger


September 12th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saadi, one of the sons of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has received asylum in Niger, the country's justice minister said.Saadi, 38, the third of ... Read more...

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British diplomatic team reaches Tripoli


September 6th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has confirmed that Britain has sent a team on a diplomatic mission to Libyan capital Tripoli.A diplomatic team, led by acting ... Read more...

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Libyan diplomats expelled from Denmark


August 10th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 10 (IANS) Two remaining Libyan diplomats serving in Denmark would be sent home within the next five days, the Danish foreign minister has said."The two remaining diplomats are ... Read more...

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Egypt to sack 700 policemen over killing of protesters


July 14th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) At least 700 police officers in Egypt would be removed from their jobs over the killing of protesters during the revolution that led to the ouster ... Read more...

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Yemeni vice president is acting president: Al Jazeera


June 5th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemeni Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has assumed the role of acting president and supreme commander of the armed forces, Al Jazeera reported Sunday, citing ... Read more...

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Senior Al Qaeda member surrenders to Saudi authorities


May 5th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A senior Al Qaeda member Khaled al-Atifi al-Qahtani has given himself up to the authorities in his homeland Saudi Arabia, the country's SPA news agency ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin coming to India next month


February 24th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Sarah Palin will visit India next month to participate in the annual conclave of a magazine, according to an aide.Palin aide Rebecca Mansour confirmed the details on ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son warns of ‘civil war’ in Libya if father’s regime toppled


February 21st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 20 (ANI): The son of Libyan leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, has warned the protestors that their country would come under the purview of a civil war, and even renewed Western ... Read more...

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Palin aide rejects media report that she dropped words retreat, reloading from her speech


February 1st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Reno (California, US), Feb.1 (ANI): A key aide of former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has confirmed that the latter did use two controversial phrases - "Don't ... Read more...

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Bret Michaels recovering after heart surgery


January 27th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bret Michaels was released from hospital after a major heart surgery on Monday. The star had a hole-in-heart surgery at the St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix.The USmagazine.com ... Read more...

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Bret Michaels Released from Hospital After Heart Surgery


January 27th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rocker Bret Michaels has once again overcome incredible odds after being released from the hospital after undergoing heart surgery just three days ago to repair a hole in ... Read more...

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Osama’s son-in-law on Interpol’s wanted list


January 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Jan 12 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabian authorities have handed over a fresh list of 47 wanted terrorists, including Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, to international police agency Interpol.Osama's son-in-law ... Read more...

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Palin aide denies ‘crosshairs symbols on Facebook led to Arizona massacre’


January 10th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): An aide of the potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin has turned down claims by the opposition that Palin's depiction of controversial crosshairs symbols on her Facebook page ... Read more...

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Ex-US general McChrystal approved peace talks with fake Taliban leader


November 27th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Former American NATO commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, is reported to have asked British intelligence service MI6 rather than the CIA to develop contacts with the Taliban, ... Read more...

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UK’s MI6 ‘blamed for bringing in Taliban imposter’ for talks


November 26th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Britain's external intelligence agency MI6 is said to have brought in the fake Taliban commander touted as key to resolving the conflict in Afghanistan.According to The Telegraph, the ... Read more...

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‘British responsible for bringing Taliban imposter to Karzai’s palace’


November 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 26 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's chief of staff Mohammad Umer Daudzai has alleged that British authorities were responsible for bringing a Taliban imposter into the presidential palace.The British ... Read more...

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US blames UK for masquerading Taliban leader fiasco


November 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): U.S. officials have blamed Britain for an embarrassing fiasco in which an impostor met Afghan and NATO officials before it was discovered he was not the Taliban leader ... Read more...

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Taliban ‘commander’ negotiating peace with Afghan NATO chiefs was Pak ’shopkeeper’


November 24th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 24 (ANI): NATO chiefs in Afghanistan have been severely embarrassed after being let down by a Pakistani shopkeeper who disguised himself as a Taliban commander during secret peace negotiations, ... Read more...

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Taliban leader in secret Afghan talks was an impostor: Report


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 23 (IANS) The secret talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban to end the conflict in the country - that were "showing promise" - seem to have hit ... Read more...

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Top Taliban negotiator in secret talks with Afghan officials an ISI ‘impostor’?


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 23 (ANI): Top US and Afghan officials have apparently been conned by a man claiming to be a leading Taliban negotiator in secret talks with Afghan officials.For months, the ... Read more...

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