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Iran ready to hold nuclear talks: Minister


September 9th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi has said his country was ready to hold negotiations with world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme, state-run Press TV reported."We have ... Read more...

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No fireworks on Syria at NAM summit: India


August 30th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India doesn't expect any "fireworks" on Syria at the two-day summit of the Non-Aligned Movement NAM) beginning here Thursday, even as it again urged both sides ... Read more...

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Chinese hostage-taker shot dead


July 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) A man in the Chinese capital was shot dead by police after he took a woman security officer hostage at knife-point at a metro station. The ... Read more...

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Richardson to mediate in West Indies cricket controversy


June 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), June 10 (IANS/CMC) A three-man mediation team from the International Cricket Council (ICC) will take part in negotiations between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and players' union, WIPA, ... Read more...

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‘Can’t be blackmailed on Odisha crisis’


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 2 (IANS) Condemning the kidnapping of an Italian and a legislator by Maoists in Odisha, Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Monday that the government is not going ... Read more...

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Odisha Maoists yet to respond to mediators’ appeal


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) Maoists are yet to respond to the appeal made by their mediators two days ago to release an Italian held hostage by them in Odisha since ... Read more...

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Hope of Italian’s release brighten after mediators’ appeal


March 31st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) The chances of an early release of the second kidnapped Italian, held by Maoists in Odisha since March 14, brightened with the rebel-appointed mediators Saturday expressing ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Odisha seeks more time to examine Maoist demands


March 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday said his government needed more time to examine the demands of the Maoists for the release of an Italian and ... Read more...

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Italian hostages crisis: Rebel leader’s presence issue resolved, say officials (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) Discussions to secure the safe release of two Italians kidnapped by Maoists over a week ago in Odisha's Kandhamal district were progressing and the issue of ... Read more...

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Brazil request Valcke’s removal from World Cup negotiations


March 4th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 4 (IANS) A day after being criticised by FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo said he would seek his removal from further ... Read more...

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India, others slam EU aviation cap


February 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The BASIC countries -- Brazil, South Africa, India and China - Tuesday criticised the European Union's (EU) "stubbornness" to go ahead with its aviation cap, ... Read more...

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Russia may boost nuclear potential: Minister


February 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may have to boost its nuclear potential in the future amid emerging nuclear proliferation threats, Anatoly Antonov, Russia's deputy defence minister and a negotiator ... Read more...

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Jaitley compliments Pranab, injects mirth in proceedings


December 29th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Injecting a note of levity in the Rajya Sabha during the debate on the Lokpal bill, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said ... Read more...

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Taliban must have an authorised negotiator: Karzai


December 19th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) The Afghan government cannot hold peace talks with the Taliban until the terror outfit identifies a representative with the authority to negotiate, President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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Deadlock over Kyoto Protocol’s extension persists at Durban


December 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) The negotiations at the UN climate change conference in Durban Tuesday remained stuck on the extension of Kyoto Protocol -- the only legally binding regime controlling ... Read more...

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Heat but no light likely at Durban climate talks


November 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The stage is set for the annual UN summit on climate change starting Monday at Durban in South Africa but Indian officials and experts ... Read more...

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Russia not to let foreigners set up media outlets


November 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not change legislation forbidding foreigners to set up media outlets in the country when the country joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO)."Our main ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis may cloud Durban climate talks


November 13th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of the Durban climate change talks beginning Nov 28, experts are worried that Eurozone crisis may curtail the billions of dollars of funding from ... Read more...

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Kudankulam n-plant safe, but no negotiator’s role: Kalam


November 7th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday vouched for the safety of the proposed Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu, where a protest is underway by ... Read more...

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Experts back India’s tough line at climate change talks


October 16th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With India proposing the inclusion of some of neglected issues in the agenda of the UN climate change negotiations in Durban later this year, experts ... Read more...

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PM discusses Telangana with governor, to meet CM


October 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan in New Delhi Saturday as part of hectic consultations on the Telangana issue, with ... Read more...

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Agnivesh web clips spark row


August 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Activist Swami Agnivesh, who was a key member of Team Anna till the ninth day of Anna Hazare's 12-day fast, has courted controversy with ... Read more...

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No breakdown in talks with Team Anna: Mukherjee


August 25th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday night denied that talks between the government and Team Anna on the contentious Lokpal issue had stalemated."Neither there is any ... Read more...

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Anna ready to talk but with riders (Roundup)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) On the sixth day of his hunger strike, social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said the door for talks with the government was open but ... Read more...

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US, Russia to continue missile defence talks


August 9th, 2011 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia will continue talks on the issue of a proposed European missile shield in St. Petersburg (Aug 11-12), the US Department ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban attacks elderly truce talks negotiator


January 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 5 (ANI): An Afghan village elder, who had been negotiating on behalf of his village with the Government, has reportedly been attacked by the Taliban.According to the BBC, ... Read more...

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Police use bouncy castle to save a man from killing himself


December 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Swansea, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in Swansea took drastic measures to save a man who wanted to kill himself.The 64-year-old man climbed a 50ft high building and made it to the ... Read more...

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Fake Afghan negotiator incident “stigma on forehead of Americans, allies”: Taliban


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 2 (ANI): The Taliban have mocked NATO by praising the 'impostor', who reportedly duped British intelligence agents into believing that he was Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansur, one of the ... Read more...

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Top Taliban negotiator in secret talks with Afghan officials an ISI ‘impostor’?


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 23 (ANI): Top US and Afghan officials have apparently been conned by a man claiming to be a leading Taliban negotiator in secret talks with Afghan officials.For months, the ... Read more...

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Iran willing to talk about nuclear programme: EU


October 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 30 (IANS/AKI) Iran is willing to participate in negotiations regarding its nuclear programme, European Union's Foreign Affairs chief Catherine Ashton has said.Ashton said the Islamic Republic would return to talks ... Read more...

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Taliban demands removal of leaders names from US, UN terror blacklist


October 30th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London/Kabul, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Afghan Taliban is demanding that the names of its senior leaders are removed from US and United Nations terror blacklists and that a number of prisoners ... Read more...

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Majeed reveals you have to kiss Afridi’s a**e every day to manage him


September 5th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.5 (ANI): During his conversation with a News of The World (NOTW) team that was masquerading as a business conglomerate from the Middle East seeking to hire Pakistan's cricketers for a ... Read more...

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US contemplating fresh engagement with North Korea


August 28th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.28 (ANI): Even while keeping up its tough tone and posture towards North Korea, the United States has begun weighing the pros and cons of a fresh effort at engagement with ... Read more...

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Maoists to talk if Azad’s killing is probed: Agnivesh


August 12th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) Maoists have agreed to talk to the central government if a judicial probe is ordered into the killing of spokesman Azad, social activist Swami Agnivesh said Thursday."I ... Read more...

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‘No ransom paid for official kidnapped by Bodo militants’


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) No ransom was paid to secure the release of a forest official of Maharashtra who was kidnapped by Bodo militants while on a holiday in Arunachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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