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Pakistan world view clouded by India threat: US


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan's world view is clouded by a perception that they are threatened by India resulting in very mixed messages from Islamabad on fighting terrorism, according to ... Read more...

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New breastfeeding advice leaves mums livid, baffled


January 15th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The latest scientific controversy about breastfeeding-mothers should not follow advice recommending that they exclusively breastfeed for the first six months-has left mothers angry and confused.The confused mums besieged ... Read more...

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UK Defence Secretary cancels Lanka trip over Colombo’s war crimes complicity


December 17th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): Suggestions surfacing in US diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks that the Sri Lanka Government precipitated war crimes against the minority Tamil population at ... Read more...

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US policy towards Pakistan remains schizophrenic


October 26th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): Last week's U.S.-Pakistan strategic dialogue produced the mixed signals that have grown customary to anyone who follows relations between those two countries.On the one hand, U.S. ... Read more...

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US pastor agrees ‘in principle’ not to burn Quran


September 11th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New York, Sep 11 (IANS) After a day of flip-flops, a Florida pastor, who earned international headlines and censure after threatening to burn copies of the Quran on the 9/11 ... Read more...

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Obamas’ to holiday in oil spill-free Gulf Coast to end public stigma


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): The Obamas' have changed their vacation plans and will now "spend the weekend" in the Gulf Coast the weekend of August, 14th, the White House announced Thursday.Both ... Read more...

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American Idol: Crystal Bowersox Rocks ‘Me and Bobby McGee’


March 24th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although Siobhan Magnus received rave reviews, for the awesome performance she gave on American Idol last night, once again Crystal Bowersox has stolen the hearts of all ... Read more...

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Sleep positions speak volumes about your romantic relationship


February 24th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 24 (ANI): If you and your partner cuddle up in "spoons" position all night or have your backs facing each other in bed, then these might just be more than ... Read more...

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US Marine says Oz women’s outrageous dressing sense fails to lure ‘nice men’


January 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 6 (ANI): A US Marine Captain has criticised the dressing style of Australian women, claiming that they wear too little to attract "nice men".After a night out on Mitchell St. ... Read more...

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Alcohol industry should not sponsor sports, say scientists


November 10th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Scientists are advocating an outright ban on the alcohol industry's sponsorship of sports, which they believe should be replaced with a dedicated alcohol tax. British and Australian scientists have ... Read more...

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Scientists call for ban on alcohol-industry sponsorship of sport


November 10th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Scientists have said that the alcohol industry's sponsorship of sport should be banned and replaced with a dedicated alcohol tax modelled on those employed by some countries for ... Read more...

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‘Reputation of British Armed Forces at risk in Afghanistan’


November 7th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 7 (ANI): If Britain fails to make any progress in the Afghanistan war, the reputation and long-term future of its Armed forces will be at risk, two top defence ... Read more...

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Karzai will lose international support if he fails to get rid of corruption: Brown


November 7th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 7 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warned Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai that he would lose international support if he fails to get rid of corruption prevalent in ... Read more...

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MJ’s neighbours oppose plans to convert Neverland into tourist spot


July 21st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Neighbours of Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch are opposing plans to turn the King of Pop's former home into a tourist attraction.The residents in the rural Santa ... Read more...

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North Carolina program offers girls a dollar a day not to get pregnant!


June 26th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 26 (ANI): A program, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, called College Bound Sisters is offering girls from 12- to 18-years a dollar a day to keep away ... Read more...

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Frustrated and baffled, Republicans don’t know how to counter Obama


April 30th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.30 (ANI): Baffled and frustrated Republicans say they don't know how to counter or combat President Barack Obama."Our base is getting frustrated," said one top Republican at the Capitol.Even ... Read more...

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Why mother’s touch is so soothing for a child


April 13th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): What makes a mother's touch so comforting for her children? Well, scientists now have an answer to this question.A team of experts from the Unilever company, the ... Read more...

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Melbourne citizens express anger over display of `Naked Woman on Cross’ sculpture before Easter


April 8th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr.8 (ANI): Sculptor Neil Mitchell's move to display his work "Naked Woman on Cross" in Melbourne ahead of Easter has sparked anger and accusations of mixed messages, reports the Herald Sun.The ... Read more...

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Positive alcohol consumption messages on TV shows wipe off negative messages


March 26th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Positive depiction of alcohol consumption in TV shows undermines its negative depictions, according to a new study.Study leaders Dale W. Russell and Cristel A. Russell, at the Prevention ... Read more...

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Dateless Aussies taking to billboards to find love


September 15th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 15 (ANI): Some of the desperate and dateless singles have put themselves across six billboards Down Under, in a bid to find love.Five men and five women are ... Read more...

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Bush mixes sports, politics at Olympics


August 11th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (DPA) US President George W. Bush said China has come a long way since he rode a bike here in 1975 and believes that the current Olympics will ... Read more...

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Gilchrist admits Oz cricketers could be viewed as hypocrites


December 3rd, 2007 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec.3 (ANI): Australian vice-captain and wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has admitted that key players of the current team could be viewed as being hypocrites for agreeing in principle to play in the ... Read more...

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