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South Africa, EU call for end to Syrian violence


August 25th, 2012 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa and the European Union (EU) Friday called for an immediate end to the growing violence in Syria.The appeal was made at the South Africa-EU ... Read more...

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PM’s statement on IBSA Summit Tuesday


October 16th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement ahead of his visit to Pretoria for the 5th Summit among the leaderships of India, Brazil and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh cautions BRICS nations not to be complacent


April 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr. 14 (ANI): BRICS nations today signed framework agreement which enables these nations to grant credit in local currencies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.He said: "Our designated banks have ... Read more...

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Japan must develop nuclear weapons to counter threat from China: Tokyo Governor


March 8th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 8(ANI): Tokyo's Governor Shintaro Ishihara reckons that his country should build nuclear weapons to counter the threat from China, North Korea and Russia.Ishihara said that Japan could develop nuclear weapons ... Read more...

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NRIs on electoral rolls soon, single card for diaspora: PM (Roundup)


January 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to ... Read more...

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NRIs on electoral rolls soon, single card for diaspora: PM (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to ... Read more...

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NRIs will be on India’s electoral rolls soon: PM


January 8th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India has decided to merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls ... Read more...

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US-allies plan more sanctions against Iran


December 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Dec 11 (ANI): The United States and its allies have planned new sanctions against Iran with an intention to force that country into suspending its production of nuclear fuel, according ... Read more...

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Iran to break off talks about nuclear program if sanctions are imposed


June 9th, 2010 - 4:56 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) – Iran says it will break of all talks regarding its nuclear program if new sanctions are imposed on Wednesday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned on Tuesday, the Guardian ... Read more...

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Iran to begin work on new nuclear plant


April 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 20 (IANS) The Iranian government has given its nod to the setting up of a new nuclear plant by the end of this year, a senior official said. "The president has ... Read more...

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India votes against Iran nuclear program, Pakistan abstains


November 27th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna (Austria), Nov.27 (ANI): India on Friday supported the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear watchdog's governing body's resolution that prevents Iran from developing a uranium-enrichment facility in secrecy.On ... Read more...

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Five UNSC permanent members agree to impose tough new sanctions on N. Korea


June 11th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
United Nations, June 11 (ANI): The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) - The United States, Britain, China, Russia and France -- have agreed to impose tough new ... Read more...

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North Korea reported to have launched a fifth missile


May 27th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), May 27 (ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has reportedly launched a third short-range missile from its east coast, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Wednesday, ... Read more...

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China planning to build aircraft carriers to protect its maritime territory


December 24th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): In a statement, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense in the Chinese Government, has said that China will seriously consider building aircraft carriers to ... Read more...

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Pranab talks tough on terrorism at NAM meet.


July 29th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor Tehran, July 29 (ANI): Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee today made a strong pitch against terrorism while addressing the 118 member 15th ministerial meet of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

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