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Spanish-Vietnamese couple bike to India for green cause spot

June 3rd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A Spanish-Vietnamese couple, who are on a world tour on solar bicycles, believe India to be a "karmic" experience.Guim Valls Teruel, a Spanish traveller, and ... Read more...

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Indian official arrives in Pakistan for trade talks

April 26th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Indian Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar arrived here Tuesday for talks to boost economic engagement between the two nations, officials said. Khullar will lead the Indian ... Read more...

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Millions of Pakistanis still in need of post-flood assistance: UN

January 1st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Jan 1(ANI): Millions of Pakistanis are 'still in need of assistance' as they recover from the unprecedented 2010 floods that inundated large portions of the country, senior United Nations officials ... Read more...

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Clooney ’spreads awareness about possible civil war in Africa’

October 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): George Clooney is doing his bit to spread peace in the world.The actor returned to the Sudan in a bid to raise fresh awareness about a possible upcoming ... Read more...

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WHO report: Officials say India’s maternal mortality has decreased

September 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Health officials here point out that a WHO report - saying India has the highest number of maternal deaths - doesn't paint the correct picture and in ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie to adopt child from Haiti

June 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has made a secret visit to the quake-ravaged Haiti and it is rumoured that she is all set to adopt a child. The Tomb Raider ... Read more...

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Religious leaders discuss HIV issues in the Netherlands

March 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, March 22 (DPA) Religious leaders and top UN officials began Monday a two-day conference in the Netherlands to debate HIV issues and religions' response to the illness. Several dozen Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, ... Read more...

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McChrystal brings erring US Special Forces in Afghanistan under his direct control

March 16th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.16 (ANI): Top American commander in Afghanistan General Stanley A. McChrystal has brought most American Special Operations forces under his direct control for the first time, over concerns on mounting civilian ... Read more...

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United Nations officials urge consideration of exit strategy in peacekeeping operations

February 13th, 2010 - 4:28 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations officials on Friday stressed the need to consider the exit strategy of a peacekeeping operation, ensuring that a mission will result in lasting peace and ... Read more...

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U.N. confirms death of Hedi Annabi

January 17th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday released a statement to confirm the death of Hédi Annabi, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti.“I am deeply ... Read more...

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Medical services in Haiti ‘overwhelmed’ by quake

January 14th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 14 (DPA) A medical aid organisation said Thursday that its teams in Haiti were overwhelmed by the number of injured from the devastating earthquake that are now seeking help. At least ... Read more...

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Americans sidelined British effort in Iraq: British diplomat

December 16th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): British officials sent to run the newly liberated Iraq in 2003 found themselves sidelined by American authorities, under-resourced and answering to impossible requests from Downing Street, the most ... Read more...

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Variety of sources feeding Taliban war chest: NYT

October 19th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Kabul, Oct.19 (ANI): A sophisticated financial network appears to be paying for the Taliban insurgent operations, and some of the sources include the illicit drug trade, criminal activity, kidnappings, extortion and ... Read more...

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US struggling to cut off Taliban funding network: NYT

October 19th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Efforts by the US and its allies to cripple the Taliban's sophisticated financial network in Afghanistan have barely made a dent, the New York Times reported ... Read more...

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US to conduct major anti-terror exercise

July 25th, 2009 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (Xinhua) The US law enforcement and intelligence agencies will conduct a massive anti-terrorism exercise in the country in collaboration with four other nations, officials said Friday. All security officials ... Read more...

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International community unsure about how far to nudge Sri Lanka on toning down aggression

March 19th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), Mar.19 (ANI): Even as the fighting between Sri Lankan troops and the LTTE continues in northeast Sri Lanka, an international debate is raging over how far to push Colombo ... Read more...

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Fears of arms race after 40 developing countries seek nuclear power programmes

May 12th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): More than 40 developing countries from the Persian Gulf region to Latin America have recently approached United Nations officials to express interest in starting nuclear power programmes, ... Read more...

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