UN chief asks for help to end Syrian conflict

September 5th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 5 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all outside parties, especially countries in the Middle East, "to do all they can" to help end the ... Read more...

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EU tightens sanctions on Syria

July 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 27-member European Union (EU) Monday approved a new set of sanctions against Syria, including a tougher arms embargo, in response to the escalating violence ... Read more...

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UN finds human rights violations by Syria opposition

April 19th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A UN commission has found serious human rights violations committed by Syria's opposition movement, a Russian minister has said."The chair of the Independent International Commission ... Read more...

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US cyber command chief says military computer networks vulnerable to attack

June 4th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): General Keith B. Alexander, who also heads the US National Security Agency, the nation's largest intelligence agency, has warned that America's military computer networks are vulnerable to attack, ... Read more...

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North Korea a ’state of fear’: UN expert

March 15th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 15 (DPA) The North Korean government runs a "state of fear" while people are denied sufficient quantities of food, the UN human rights expert on the country said Monday. Addressing the ... Read more...

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India’s concerns over our nuke installations safety ’self-serving’: Pak FO

October 25th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.26 (ANI): Terming India's concerns over the safety of its nuclear establishments as 'self-serving', Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Abdul Basit has urged New Delhi to work with Islamabad to establish ... Read more...

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$1.4 mn US aid to Mexico to fight drug trafficking

December 4th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 4 (IANS) Mexico has signed an agreement with the US for a $1.4 million aid package to fight drug trafficking in the country, EFE reported Thursday.The accord was signed ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka asked to go for political end to strife

July 25th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A Sri Lankan activists body Friday called for a political solution to the dragging ethnic conflict that has claimed around 70,000 lives since 1983. The Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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UN Security Council divided on Zimbabwe

April 30th, 2008 - 3:23 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 30 (DPA) UN Security Council members were divided on ways to deal with Zimbabwe's political crisis, diplomats said Tuesday, after the body held its first discussion on the unresolved ... Read more...

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Need for new nuclear order, says Nobel winning group

March 11th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), the 1985 Nobel prize winners, have called for a new nuclear non-proliferation regime which applies equally to all ... Read more...

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