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Egypt’s ruling military council chief meets president hopefuls


November 27th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 26 (IANS) Head of Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Hussein Tantawi Saturday met two potential presidential candidates and discussed with them the current situation ... Read more...

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Tagore, nuclear diplomacy, Sufi… thought-provoking book stack (IANS Book This Week)


May 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) An account of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's China visit, a take on nuclear diplomacy, an astonishing tale of 12 murders in a day and spiritual ... Read more...

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Egyptians approve constitutional changes


March 21st, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's referendum official results on Sunday showed 77 per cent of voters support the constitutional changes, Ahram online reported.In total, 18,537,954 Egyptians voted out of around 45 million ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi inspired young Egyptians, says ElBaradei


March 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Egyptian revolution which ended the three-decade rule of Hosni Mubarak was inspired by the civil disobedience movement of Mahatma Gandhi, Egyptian presidential candidate and ... Read more...

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Peer review needed for all nuke reactors: ElBaradei


March 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Pointing that no technology is hundred percent safe, former chief of UN's atomic energy agency Mohamed ElBaradei Friday called for a peer review of all ... Read more...

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India-US nuclear deal was win-win: ElBaradei


March 19th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Former head of UN's atomic energy agency Mohamed ElBaradei Friday said the India-US nuclear deal was "win-win" and was important to bring India into the ... Read more...

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Mohamed ElBaradei to run for Egyptian presidency


March 10th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar 10(ANI): Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has said that he plans to contest the first presidential elections to be held after mass demonstrations ended former President Hosni Mubarak's three-decade rule. ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin plans March trip to India


February 24th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin will be making a trip to India in March to speak at the India Today 2011 conclave in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Investigators freeze millions belonging to Mubarak or associates in Swiss bank


February 19th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Berne, Feb 19 (ANI): Investigators in Switzerland have said that they have discovered millions of dollars in Swiss bank accounts belonging either to the ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, his family or ... Read more...

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Egypt government, opposition agree to push constitutional reform


February 7th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) The Egypt government and opposition Sunday agreed to push constitutional reform after Vice President Omar Suleiman Sunday held talks with representatives of political parties including the outlawed Muslim ... Read more...

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Egyptian government to hold talks with opposition group


February 6th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) The Egyptian government will hold talks with the Muslim Brotherhood, after the opposition group agreed to a dialogue with Vice President Omar Suleiman in a bid to end ... Read more...

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ElBaradei - a Nobel laureate in eye of Egypt’s political storm


January 31st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei, who has emerged a leading opposition figure in the political upheaval sweeping through Egypt, has rich experience in working at the UN ... Read more...

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Egyptian protesters defy curfew after Mubarak refuses to resign


January 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo (Egypt), Jan 29(ANI): Full-fledged chaos has been reported at several regions of Egypt, on the fifth straight day of demonstrations calling for the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.In Cairo, some 1,000 ... Read more...

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US secretly backing Egypt’s rebel leaders


January 29th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.29 (ANI): The Obama administration is reported to be secretly backing leading figures behind the uprising in Egypt.According to The Telegraph, a "regime change" has been in the works for ... Read more...

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One killed in Cairo, protestors confront security forces


January 28th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least one protestor was killed and dozens of others were injured in Cairo Friday, as a large number of protestors took to the streets across Egypt ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama calls for a world free of war


November 13th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has called for eliminating nuclear weapons and for creating a world free of war, according to a post on the Central ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh tops Newsweek’s list of ten world leaders


August 19th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, heads the chart of Newsweek Magazine's list of ten world leaders, who have won respect and is described as 'the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, the leader other leaders love: Newsweek


August 18th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) India figures way down at a lowly 78th place in the Newsweek magazine's list of best countries in the world, but Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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IAEA’s top nuclear inspector resigns


July 1st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 1 (DPA) The chief nuclear inspector of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Olli Heinonen, is resigning after leading the probe of Iran's nuclear programme for the past five years, an ... Read more...

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IAEA board meets to mull latest negative Iran report


March 1st, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 1 (DPA) Diplomats gathered Monday at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna to mull the agency's last Iran report which spelled out concerns about possible ongoing nuclear weapons ... Read more...

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Former IAEA chief ElBaradei willing to challenge Mubarak for Egyptian presidency


February 24th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Former IAEA chief, Mohamed ElBaradei, has revealed his plans to challenge Egypt's current president of 29 years in next year's elections.The Nobel Peace Prize winner arrived home last ... Read more...

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India backs IAEA Iran vote, but opposes sanctions


November 27th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Port of Spain, Nov 27 (IANS) India Friday backed the IAEA resolution against Iran for having developed a secret uranium-enrichment facility, but opposed "renewed punitive approach or sanctions" ... Read more...

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Iran issues threats after IAEA resolution (Lead, changing dateline)


November 27th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Albert Otti Vienna, Nov 27 (DPA) The row over Iran's nuclear programme came one step closer to escalating Friday, as the country threatened to reduce its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy ... Read more...

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Iran warns IAEA against using ‘language of force’


November 27th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 27 (DPA) Iran warned the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Friday not to use threatening language against Tehran, as the UN nuclear guardian's board was set to take action on ... Read more...

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Pressure mounts on Iran at ElBaradei’s final IAEA board meeting (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 26 (DPA) International pressure mounted on Iran Thursday at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna at which six world powers sought a vote on a ... Read more...

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Iran issue unsolved at ElBaradei’s last IAEA board meeting


November 26th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 26 (DPA) The dispute over Iran's nuclear programme showed no sign of abating as diplomats gathered at the International Atomic Energy Agency Thursday for a meeting that would be the ... Read more...

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World powers urge Iran to reconsider nuclear deal


November 20th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin/Brussels, Nov 20 (DPA) Top diplomats from the so-called "5+1" group of world powers expressed disappointment Friday at Iran's rejection of a compromise deal on the country's controversial nuclear programme and ... Read more...

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Iran threatens IAEA ahead of inspection of new site


November 19th, 2009 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 19 (DPA) An Iranian diplomat threatened Wednesday to withhold cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency's probe of a new nuclear site if the IAEA pushes too hard for information, ... Read more...

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IAEA inspects Syrian reactor for second time


November 18th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 18 (DPA) The world's nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), conducted a second inspection of a Syrian reactor Tuesday - a day after the agency made clear it ... Read more...

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IAEA chief secretly dealing with Iran to end nuclear sanctions


November 17th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov. 17 (ANI): Mohamed ElBaradei, the chief of United Nations' nuclear watchdog IAEA, has reportedly been in secret talks with Iranian officials to reach an agreement that would lift the international ... Read more...

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US to give Iran ’space’ to mull nuclear fuel deal


November 10th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Vienna/Tehran, Nov 9 (DPA) The US is willing to give Iran time to come up with a response to a proposed multinational nuclear fuel deal, the US ambassador to the International Atomic ... Read more...

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Iran may have tested advanced nuclear warhead design: IAEA


November 6th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that it has found evidence about Iran testing its advanced nuclear warhead design.In a report titled "Possible Military Dimensions of ... Read more...

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Iran refuses to send uranium stockpile out of country


October 30th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): Just hours after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted that "we are ready to cooperate" with the West, Tehran has backtracked from the deal agreed in Vienna last ... Read more...

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Iran seeks changes to international uranium deal


October 30th, 2009 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna/Tehran, Oct 30 (DPA) Iran delivered its reply to a planned nuclear fuel deal Thursday, but demanded amendments to the proposal designed to reduce Iran's enriched uranium stock and build confidence in ... Read more...

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More nuclear talks needed with Iran: IAEA


October 29th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 29 (DPA) Iran has provided an "initial response" to a planned international nuclear fuel deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed Thursday, adding that more consultations were needed. Ali Asghar ... Read more...

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