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Spain, Egypt to create consortium to foster investment


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister announced here Monday the creation of a Spanish-Egyptian consortium to foster bilateral investment and business activity."We're going to get a Spanish-Egyptian consortium under ... Read more...

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Syrian defence minister, deputy killed in Damascus bombing (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Syrian Defence Minister Daoud Rajha and his deputy, Assef Shawkat, who was also President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in the ... Read more...

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Congress was never serious about Muslim quota: Azam Khan


June 14th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has blamed the Congress for failing to get reservation for Muslims, and said the latter was never serious ... Read more...

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India asks Qatar for additional 3 mn tonnes of gas


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 23 (IANS) India Monday urged Qatar to increase the supply of natural gas by 3 million tonnes to meet immediate requirements.India imports 7.5 million tonnes of liquified natural ... Read more...

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New integrated checkpost opened at Attari, to boost Indo-Pak trade (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday of ... Read more...

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New integrated check post opens at Attari


April 13th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Business between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday ... Read more...

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India, Qatar sign oil pact, discuss Indians’ welfare (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday sealed six agreements in diverse areas, including an overarching pact on cooperation in ... Read more...

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India, Qatar sign oil and gas pact


April 9th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday signed six agreements in diverse areas, including a pact on cooperation in oil ... Read more...

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India seeks more gas, oil from Qatar


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India is keen to increase gas and crude oil imports from Qatar and the two countries are hopeful of soon working out the prices of ... Read more...

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Andhra government to start conservation work on Mecca Masjid


March 26th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to start chemical conservation and preservation work on the historic Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad.The work is to be carried out ... Read more...

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Egypt to extradite Gaddafi supporters


March 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt is planning to hand over to Libya loyalists of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi who fled to Egypt after rebels toppled his regime.Libya's National Transitional ... Read more...

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UAE leaders hold talks with foreign officials


March 14th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 13 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met top officials from Canada, Britain, Greece and Argentina to discuss strengthening ties.UAE Energy Minister Mohammed bin ... Read more...

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Cairo calling: Krishna to head to post-revolution Egypt


February 27th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In the first high-profile visit from India to post-revolution Egypt, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is expected to travel to Cairo early next month to ... Read more...

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Syria, Egypt in tit-for-tat envoy withdrawal


February 20th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria recalled its ambassador to Egypt Sunday over Cairo's withdrawal of its envoy in Damascus, the Al Jazeera TV channel reported.Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohammed Amr ... Read more...

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UAE opens mobile hospital at Somali-Kenyan border


October 31st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a 50-bed mobile hospital at the Somali-Kenyan border to provide medical help to the needy in the refugee camps.Opened ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to probe car dealer’s ‘torture’ by revenue sleuths


September 28th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday ordered a probe into a complaint by a car dealer who accused the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) investigators of "torture" ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber found at mother’s house


August 29th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) The man who bombed a flight over Scotland's Lockerbie killing 270 people and was released from jail on compassionate grounds has been tracked down to his ... Read more...

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Suspended INLD lawmakers hold ‘parallel’ session


August 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Having been suspended from the Haryana assembly a day earlier, legislators from the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the Shiromani Akali Dal Wednesday held ... Read more...

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Mubarak trial venue changed due to security concerns


July 31st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 31 (IANS) The venue for the trial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will be moved from a Cairo convention centre due to security reasons, BBC reported.The trial ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wealth came from gas exports to Israel, arms deals: Justice Minister


May 1st, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, May 1 (ANI): Egypt's Justice Minister Mohammed el-Guindi has said ousted President Hosni Mubarak gathered his wealth from gas exports to Israel through a company owned by his friend, and arms ... Read more...

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Sex trysts at Malaysia’s historic site


April 14th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), April 14 (IANS) The hill-top church here that once housed the remains of 16th century Christian missionary St. Francis Xavier is now a place for sexual trysts and ... Read more...

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India to invest $860,000 in ICT in Ghana


April 1st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 1 (IANS) India will invest $860,000 in Ghana to support information and communication technology (ICT) development, with New Delhi committed to sharing its expertise in the area with ... Read more...

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Malaysian community with Indian roots to preserve identity


March 15th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 15 (IANS) Malaysia's tiny Chitty community, which came here from India long before the Europeans and the Chinese, wants to be designated 'bumiputra' - sons of the ... Read more...

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South Korean President arrives in UAE on three-day visit


March 13th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS/WAM) South Korean President Myung-bak Lee Saturday arrived in the UAE on a three-day state visit.He is scheduled to hold talks with UAE's President Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

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Dubai Energy Council, CNBC sign pact


March 11th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 10 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Thursday announced their strategic partnership with international business and financial news channel CNBC and CNBC Arabiya as the ... Read more...

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Tunisian council elections to be held July 24


March 4th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisia's interim leader Fouad Mebazaa has announced that nationwide polls to elect a constitutional council will take place July 24.BBC reported that the council will ... Read more...

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Arab world on boil, US imposes sanctions on Libya (Roundup)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis/Sana'a/Algiers, Feb 26 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi desperately hung on to power as international pressure mounted on him to quit, with the US imposing sanctions following a ruthless crackdown on ... Read more...

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Tunisia advances elections to July as protests continue


February 26th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London/Tunis, Feb 26 (IANS) Tunisia's caretaker government promised to hold elections in mid-July in stead of September as protests revitalised in the country seeking immediate removal of the interim prime minister Mohammed ... Read more...

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Suleiman a key member of Egypt’s military council


February 12th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, whose key member is Vice President Omar Suleiman, was handed over power by Hosni Mubarak before he quit as president after ... Read more...

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Egypt unrest: Malaysia may fly out more of its nationals


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) Malaysia, which has flown out 5,000 of its nationals from Egypt, would mount another operation if the situation there worsens, says Prime Minister Mohammed Najib Tun Abdul ... Read more...

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UN: At least 219 died in Tunisia uprising


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by BNO News
TUNIS (BNO NEWS) -- At least 219 people died during the month-long protests that culminated in the ouster of Tunisia's President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, the United Nations said Tuesday.UN rapporteur Bacre ... Read more...

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Pakistan fighting ‘war on terrorism’ for survival: Shahbaz Sharif


December 31st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): No one should be sceptical about the fact that Pakistan is fighting the war on terrorism for its survival, Punjab Chief Minister Mohammed Shahbaz Sharif has said."War on ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh assembly adjourned amid protests


December 8th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly was rocked by protests leading to its adjournment for the second consecutive day Wednesday as opposition demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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Andhra minister returns home after row over Saudi visit


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Minority Welfare Minister Mohammed Ahmadullah Friday returned home after facing an embarrassing situation in Saudi Arabia of visiting the country on Haj visa but returning without ... Read more...

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UAE, Finland discuss energy cooperation


October 15th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 15 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Finland Friday discussed ways to boost energy cooperation.UAE Energy Minister Mohammed bin Dhaen Al Hamli and Finnish Economic Affairs Minister Mauri Pekkarinen led the talks ... Read more...

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