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Puerto Rican band honoured by Argentine varsity


June 4th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican urban band Calle 13 has been honoured by Argentina's National University of La Plata for its contributions to popular communication and culture, the ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Myanmar nationals seek refugee status (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Making pavements as their homes, over 500 hundred Myanmar nationals, among them women and children, have camped for the past 12 days near ... Read more...

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NLD’s victory claim cheers Myanmarese in northeast India


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Apil 2 (IANS) As the National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's by-election in Myanmar, it cheered ... Read more...

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Madhavan Nair takes on government, says ISRO gone to dogs (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair Wednesday described as "improper" the move to blacklist four scientists, including him, from a government ... Read more...

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Brazil probes human rights violations


November 19th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff Friday signed a document creating a panel to investigate human rights violations by Brazil's 1964-85 military regime."It is not a process of vengeance, ... Read more...

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Why Myanmar president’s visit to India matters


October 11th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
President Thein Sein visits India this week against the backdrop of crucial developments that would impact on India-Myanmar relations. The visit takes place in a context which is significantly different ... Read more...

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Autopsy confirms Chile’s Allende killed himself


July 20th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Examinations of the remains of Chilean President Salvador Allende confirm the head of state took his own life during the September 1973 coup that toppled his ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 Kachin refugees flee Myanmar fighting


June 17th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- Over 10,000 Kachin people in northern Myanmar (Burma) have fled to the Chinese border in the past three days after fighting erupted between the Kachin Independence Army ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court invalidates ex-military ruler’s laws


May 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has declared illegal the laws and rules that were passed when General H.M. Ershad was in power.A six-member Appellate Division bench headed ... Read more...

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Former Argentinean dictator Bignone sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity


April 16th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by BNO News
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Argentinean dictator Reynaldo Bignone on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity, the state-run TELAM news agency reported.In addition, three other ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Egypt’s military criticised for dictatorial rule


April 9th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 9 (ANI): Egypt's military rulers are now being criticised for behaving like the ousted President Hosni Mubarak by trying to exert control over people in a dictatorial manner.Protesters staged ... Read more...

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Two former Presidents on trial over baby theft case in Argentina


March 1st, 2011 - 5:16 am ICT by BNO News
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A tribunal on Monday began the trial against two former presidents and six former military leaders over a baby theft case during the last military dictatorship ... Read more...

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Pro-democracy Egyptian protestors fear army will install a ‘new Mubarak’ to cling on to power


February 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 20 (ANI): Amid concerns that the current military regime in Egypt is strongly anti-reformist, the pro-democracy protestors fear that the army would promote a candidate as a "new Mubarak" ... Read more...

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Egyptian uprising inspired by Tunisia’s upheaval


February 12th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) The month-long revolution in Tunisia, which led to the change of a 23-year military regime, was the inspiration for the uprising by Egyptians against Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.Protests ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s party urges West to maintain sanctions on Burma


February 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Rangoon, Feb 8 (ANI): The party of the Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said that Western sanctions should be maintained in the country, refuting some analysts' opinion that restrictions ... Read more...

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‘China losing patience with Burma’: Wikileaks


December 10th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10(ANI): The Chinese government, Burma's closest ally, is losing patience with the military regime over its failure to implement political and other reforms, according to classified US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

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‘India should check Chinese influence in Myanmar’


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Myanmar is covertly developing nuclear weapons with the aid of North Korea and India should take proactive steps to check China's influence in the energy-rich southeast ... Read more...

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N.Korea engaged in secret operations in Myanmar: London Varsity scholar


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): A renowned London University scholar on Myanmar has confirmed that "North Korea is present in Myanmar and is engaged in work not open to public".Dr. Marie-Carine ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi urges U.S. to be careful in Myanmar dialogue


November 20th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by BNO News
RANGOON, MYANMAR (BNO NEWS) -- Recently released pro-democracy activist Suu Kyi on Friday welcomed the U.S.-Myanmar dialogue and called for the U.S. to be practical about it."There are lot of people who ... Read more...

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Armed Forces: A Pillar In Nation Building


November 16th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): The 21st century looks towards security, justice, economic development and a democratic polity as the pillars of nation building. Security comes first in the pecking order ... Read more...

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After Suu Kyi, Dalai Lama hopes for Chinese dissident’s freedom


November 15th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 15 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday welcomed the release of Myanmarese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and hoped China too would free fellow Nobel laureate Liu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan has never had it so bad (Comment)


November 13th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Pakistan is evidently passing through the worst period of its 63-year-old history. Although democracy never struck roots in the country, it at least had a semblance of stability earlier. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Former Fiji PM Chaudhry pleads not guilty to defying military regime’s ‘laws’


October 6th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Suva, Oct 6 (ANI): Former Fiji Prime Minister Mahendra Pal Chaudhry has pleaded not guilty to holding an illegal meeting in defiance of laws imposed by the military regime.Chaudhry and five ... Read more...

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Ex-Fiji PM Mahendra Chaudhry arrested by military regime


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), Oct 3(ANI): Former Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry has been arrested for allegedly breaching the military government's emergency regulations.According to the BBC, Chaudhry, who is leader of the opposition ... Read more...

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Retired Myanmar generals join election fray


September 15th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 15 (DPA) Three of Myanmar's top retired generals have registered to contest the Nov 7 general elections as candidates of the main pro-junta party, officials said Wednesday. Prime Minister Thein Sein, ... Read more...

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Sharif rules out possibility of military regime in Pak


September 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sept 14 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that there is no possibility of another military regime in the country, rather people involved in corruption should ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Former Pak army chief says no possibility of martial law in Pakistan


September 5th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 5 (ANI): Pakistan's former army chief General Mirza Aslam Beg, has said that after facing defeat in Afghanistan, the United States intends to introduce a military regime in Pakistan, but ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Myanmar’s pro-junta parties field army of candidates


August 31st, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 31 (DPA) Myanmar's two pro-junta parties have submitted large candidate lists for the country's Nov 7 general election, dwarfing the number of pro-democracy candidates, party sources said Tuesday. Parties had to ... Read more...

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Myanmar generals resign to contest polls


August 27th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 27 (DPA) Myanmar's defence minister and other top generals resigned their junta and military posts Friday to contest the upcoming polls as civilians, officials said. Defence Minister General Thura Shwe Mann ... Read more...

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America Endorses An Inquisition By The U.N. Into Alleged Myanmarese War Crimes


August 19th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 19, 2010 (Just Flashed): The federal administration of America has privately indicated its endorsement for the implementation of a "U.N. commission of inquiry'. The commission of this U.N. Commission will ... Read more...

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Fiji courts China to Indian community’s dismay (Comment)


August 15th, 2010 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
By Mohan Balaji Shunned by others for failing to establish democratic rule, Fiji is actively courting China, much to the dismay of its large Indian community.Fiji's and China's mutual attractions are understandable. Fiji ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s ruler visits IT hub in Hyderabad


July 28th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) The head of Myanmar's military regime Senior General Than Shwe Wednesday visited Hitec City, the Information Technology hub, here. Accompanied by his wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing, along with an ... Read more...

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ASEAN urges Myanmar to hold free, fair elections


July 20th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 20 (DPA) The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tuesday urged Myanmar to make sure its upcoming elections were free and fair for the stability and development of Myanmar. The ... Read more...

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Corruption in Pak worth staggering Rs 223 billion in 2010: Transparency International


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.2 (ANI): Corruption has evolved as one of the major concerns for the Pakistan government , with a report of Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) revealing that a whopping 223 billion ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Former Uruguayan minister gets 20 years for murder


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), April 22 (IANS/EFE) A former foreign minister of Uruguay has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the "politically motivated" abduction and murder of a Venezuelan teacher, court officials ... Read more...

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