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No cease fire during talks with FARC: Colombian president


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has rejected calls by the FARC guerrilla group for an immediate truce once peace talks begin next month."There won't be any ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Kashmir on poll campaign


July 15th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Sunday to meet Jammu and Kashmir leaders ahead of the July 19 poll, even as ... Read more...

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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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US not to negotiate with Al-Qaeda over hostage


May 8th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The White House has declined to negotiate with Al-Qaeda about an elderly US hostage, kidnapped from Pakistan and being held by the militant group since last ... Read more...

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New book reveals details of Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2nd marriage failure


April 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): A new book has revealed details on how the second marriage of French President Nicolas Sarkozy collapsed.It said that Sarkozy would rather have held on to his second ... Read more...

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‘Karzai widened divide between US, Afghanistan by condemning Koran burning issue’


April 6th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 6 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karazi's act of condemning US Reverend Terry Jones over his role in the little known Koran burning incident led to the widespread violence in the ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway supports gay marriage


March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anne Hathaway has added her voice to the list of growing numbers of celebrities calling on the US President to support gay marriages in ... Read more...

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Chinese-American named US Ambassador to Beijing


March 10th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10(ANI): US President Barack Obama has named Gary Locke to be the first Chinese-American ambassador to Beijing.Locke is the current US Secretary of Commerce."When he's in Beijing, I ... Read more...

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Rep. Paul Broun questioned: “Who is going to shoot Obama?”


February 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): Rep. Paul Broun a conservative congressman from Georgia, was shocked when he was asked, "Who is going to shoot Obama?" by a hall town attendee.According to Athens Banner-Herald he ... Read more...

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US Christian leaders seek Obama’s help to free jailed Afghan convert


February 24th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24(ANI): Christian leaders in the United States have sought President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's help for the release of Said Musa, who could be put ... Read more...

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EU to quadruple aid to Belarusian society


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union will quadruple its aid to Belarus from 4 to 15.6 million euros (21.59 million dollars) to support human rights, European Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule ... Read more...

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Today is the Gettysburg address’ 147th anniversary


November 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today marks 147 years since America’s charismatic president, Abraham Lincoln gave the powerful speech at Gettysburg. The speech is one of the most famous in the ... Read more...

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When Bush prayed mice wouldn’t die so that Cheney could live!


November 6th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Ever imagined the President of a world's superpower depending on mouse for the fate of his council members? If not, here's what you need to know-George W. Bush ... Read more...

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Hurriyat Conference not to meet interlocutors in Jammu and Kashmir, says Mirwaiz


October 24th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Oct.24 (ANI): The Hurriyat Conference on Sunday decided not to meet the three-member visiting team of interlocutors appointed by the Central Government to take various shades of opinion ... Read more...

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Barack Obama gives his first ever iPad autograph


October 24th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has given his first ever iPad autograph - after he previously branded the device as a 'distraction'.The autograph was given to a ... Read more...

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Zardari believed ‘US was behind Taliban attacks in Pak’ to gain access to its nukes


October 13th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Zalmay Khalilzad, the former US envoy to Afghanistan, once brushed off Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's claim, that the US was "arranging" the (suicide) attacks by Pakistani ... Read more...

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External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna’s speech to UN General Assembly: Full text


September 29th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Sep 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday asked Pakistan to stop its state-sponsored militancy and terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, "an integral part of India", and ... Read more...

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Prepared remarks - Obama’s speech at the United Nations


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The following is a text of President Barack Obama's prepared remarks on Thursday addressing the United Nations General Assembly, as released by the White House:Mr. President, Mr. ... Read more...

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Obama admits BlackBerry is ‘no fun’


July 30th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Barack Obama has admitted that his Blackberry is 'no fun', with only 10 people authorized to email him.The US president said that only 10 people have the ... Read more...

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Philippine president says Obama has quit smoking


June 12th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has finally given up smoking, Philippine President-elect Benigno Aquino has claimed.Aquino said that Obama, who has battled cigarette addiction for years, told him ... Read more...

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Ties with US, India’s foremost priority: Krishna


June 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): India considers its mutually beneficial relationship with the United States to be one of its foremost foreign policy priorities, visiting External Affairs Minister S M Krishna told ... Read more...

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From Bush’s bike crash to crying in public - Jack McConnell reveals it all


May 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): From crashing into a policeman, to crying in public, former first minister Jack McConnell spoke of some of the most comical gaffes former US President Bush exhibited in ... Read more...

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Buffalo Billboard Send Message To Obama


May 15th, 2010 - 2:49 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When The President of the United States, Barack Obama visited the City of Buffalo, New York, which is in a sad state economically, like most of the ... Read more...

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Justice John Paul Stevens To Retire From Supreme Court This Summer


April 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The oldest member of the US Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens who will be turning 90 just after 11 days, has announced his retirement. John ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s Wax Form In Madame Tussauds’ Museum


January 20th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) America's First Lady Michelle Obama's wax figure was unveiled in Madame Tussaud's museum in London to mark the anniversary of the first year of the ... Read more...

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Obama joins the Twitter club (Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made digital history as he became the first commander-in-chief to "tweet" a message on the social networking site, though with a little ... Read more...

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Obama makes digital history with first ‘tweet’


January 19th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made digital history as he became the first commander-in-chief to "tweet" a message on the social networking site, though with a little ... Read more...

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Rush Limbaugh Comments On Haiti Aid


January 15th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The radio-man Rush Limbaugh went on-air to suggest that people don't really need to help out in the Haiti disaster. His words could have been a ... Read more...

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Openly Gay Sharon Lubinski Elected As U.S. Marshal


December 29th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 28-year-old Sharon Lubinski has become the 'first gay U.S.marshal' to be 'approved by the US senate'. The officer was nominated by US President Barack Obama, to ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s Chávez seizes golf clubs in drive to defeat the ‘bourgeoisie’


October 18th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Caracas (Venezuela), Oct.18 (ANI): Wealthy Venezuelans have often luxuriated in the vistas of the Caribbean from the terrace of the Caraballeda Golf Club, relaxing with a whisky before teeing off amid tropical ... Read more...

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JLo, Eva Longoria Parker’s Hispanic music bash with Obama


October 15th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria Parker brought the Hollywood glamour to White House on Tuesday, when they joined US president Barack Obama at a bash to celebrate ... Read more...

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Israeli President Peres’ letter to President Obama on Nobel Peace Prize win


October 9th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) – Israeli President Shimon Peres on Friday sent a letter to President Obama to congratulate him on his Nobel Peace Prize win, his office said. His office released ... Read more...

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Krishna says India wants to resolve all issues peacefully with Pak


September 27th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
United Nations, Sep 27 (ANI): Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna, took the podium at the United Nations General Assembly to remind the world of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, and said that India ... Read more...

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Text of Sen. Ted Kennedy’s letter to President Obama


September 10th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Below is the text of the letter from Senator Edward M. Kennedy referenced by the President in tonight's address to a joint session of Congress, as ... Read more...

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Share time with love: Obama’s astro forecast


August 4th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IBNS
Washington, Aug 4 (IBNS) As US President Barack Obama turns 48, astrologers have started forecasting what lies ahead for the ‘Black Leo’. Daily Blabber turned to Astrology.com for a special reading just ... Read more...

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