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UN’s Ban calls for restraint amid Middle East protests and violence


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for calm and restraint after the recent wave of hostilities in the Middle East.The fresh violence captured worldwide ... Read more...

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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Congress defends decision on coal blocks, slams CAG


August 18th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Congress Saturday defended the government decision not to auction coal blocks and slammed the country's chief auditor for its claim of Rs.1.86 lakh ... Read more...

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Anzhi plead fans not to bury European dream


July 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala have issued a plea to their supporters not to spoil their chances of staging European football at their home stadium in ... Read more...

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Muslims, Catholics hold inter-faith meet in Vatican


July 12th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, July 12 (IANS/AKI) A group of Muslims and Catholics have met at the Vatican and exchanged views about their relations "in the current situation of the world".According to ... Read more...

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Obama invites Egyptian president to visit US


July 9th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has officially invited his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi to visit the US to discuss bilateral relations, Egyptian state media reported Sunday.Visiting ... Read more...

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US, EU greet Egyptian president-elect on his win (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Brussels, June 25 (IANS) The US and European Union (EU) have greeted the Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party over his win in the presidential election of which ... Read more...

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US congratulates Egyptian president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Describing Egypt's presidential election as a "milestone" in country's transition to democracy, the White House Sunday congratulated Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi over his win, Xinhua reported.Morsi ... Read more...

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No children keeps Parton’s married life happy


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Singer Dolly Parton says the secret behind her happy marriage with husband Carl Thomas Dean is that they do not have any children."Mutual respect, ... Read more...

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Veteran writer, commentator Dilip D’Souza wins Daily Beast South Asia prize


June 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 Dilip D'Souza, the 52-year-old author of "Roadrunner: An Indian Quest in America" (HarperCollins India), has won the Newsweek and The Daily Beast award for South Asian commenatry.... Read more...

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Taliban praises Delhi, says it’s not anti-India


June 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Taliban has come out with a rare praise of India for reportedly standing up to the US over the Afghan situation, and promised ... Read more...

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Mehdi Hassan was outstanding: Lata Mangeshkar


June 13th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) India's nightingale Lata Mangeshkar, who made a rare collaboration with Mehdi Hassan for a song in an album, remembered the Pakistani ghazal maestro as an "outstanding ... Read more...

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India to host Africa Festival (With Image)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Artistes from as many as five African countries - the Seychelles, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Senegal - will bring to India their folklores, dances and ... Read more...

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Western ambassadors unwelcome: Syria


June 5th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Syria has said the ambassadors of several Western countries, including the US, Britain, France and Turkey, were "personae non gratae" or unwelcome in the country, a ... Read more...

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China, US vow stable military ties


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) China and the US Wednesday pledged to maintain "healthy and stable bilateral military relations".Frequent high-level visits between the two sides have promoted a cooperative partnership of ... Read more...

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Putin seeks fight against doping, sports gambling


April 14th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has urged the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to close ranks to curb doping, illegal sweepstake enterprises and fans' aggressive ... Read more...

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Found guilty, Indian American student faces deportation


March 17th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 17 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi, accused of spying on his gay roommate, faces up to 10 years in jail and deportation to India after a ... Read more...

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Chinese vice-president meets US president


February 15th, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping called on US President Barack Obama at the White House Tuesday and delivered a letter from Chinese President Hu Jintao.Xi is ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president aims to end trust deficit with US


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the US will provide an opportunity to end the "trust deficit" that exists between the two countries, ... Read more...

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US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

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China seeks closer ties with Germany


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation.Hu said China was ready to push forward its "long-term ... Read more...

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Drone strikes fuelling insurgency in Pakistan: Gilani


January 29th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistan and the US have longstanding friendly relations, but drone strikes are only fuelling insurgency in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."In ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies reopening NATO routes to Afghanistan


January 20th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Office has denied reports of reopening the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, and said there was no ultimate decision about it so far.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Culture, education helping Arab-China relations: UAE daily


December 30th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 30 (IANS/WAM) Mutual respect between Arab countries and China is being built through cultural and educational programmes, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) daily has said.China was a ... Read more...

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Pakistan admits ties with US remained tense in 2011


December 29th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan admitted Thursday that its relations with the US remained tense in 2011 due to some incidents, including the US military's unilateral raid to kill ... Read more...

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Pakistan will defend its territory at all costs: Gilani


December 16th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan will defend its territorial frontiers at all costs, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani following a NATO air strike that left two dozen soldiers ... Read more...

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Obama marks end of Iraq war


December 15th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday marked the end of the Iraq war with a visit to troops at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ties based on mutual respect: Gilani


December 14th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan wants peace and friendly relations with other countries based on mutual respect, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told a top Pakistan Army official.Talking to ... Read more...

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China warns US against interfering in internal affairs


December 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) China Tuesday told the US to stop interfering in its internal affairs under the pretext of human rights issues.China is willing to engage in dialogues with ... Read more...

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Youth workshop on gender, democracy and peace-building


December 10th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Youths belonging to conflict areas from across South Asia took part in a workshop to help them enhance their capacity for nonviolent, democratic engagement in ... Read more...

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NATO attack inquiry to end early: US tells Pakistan


December 10th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The US has reassured Pakistan of an "early conclusion" of the investigation into the NATO air strike on two Pakistan Army border posts which killed 24 ... Read more...

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US welcomes Gilani comment seeking good ties


December 6th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) The US has welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's comment that Islamabad seeks to have good ties with Washington and wants to enhance its ... Read more...

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Karzai phones Gilani to condole death of soldiers


November 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Tuesday telephoned Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and condoled the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers in a NATO air attack.NATO ... Read more...

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It can’t be business as usual with US: Gilani


November 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said there could not be "business as usual" with the US after the NATO airstrike that left two dozen Pakistani ... Read more...

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Activists launch campaign for transparent budgets


November 21st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 100 civil society groups from around the globe and 12 international organisations Sunday met in the Tanzanian capital to launch a global ... Read more...

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