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Bill Clinton fires up the Democrats for Obama


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) It was clearly Bill Clinton's day as the former president drew from the successes of his own presidency to make a strong case for the ... Read more...

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UN to open Liaison office in Syria


August 17th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will open a liaison office in Damascus after its observer mission in the war-torn Syria expires Sunday, said France's UN envoy Gerard ... Read more...

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Syrian forces storm rebel-held Aleppo


August 14th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian government troops have stormed the rebel-held city of Aleppo using tanks and armoured vehicles, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Clashes with rebel ... Read more...

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Home sales in Spain fall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) The volume of home sales in Spain fell last month to 25,405, a drop of 11.4 percent compared with July 2011, the National Statistics Institute said.Sales ... Read more...

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UN observer mission pulls out of Syria’s Aleppo


August 8th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) has temporarily relocated its teams from the restive northern province of Aleppo due to the deteriorating security situation, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Afghan parliament has passed a vote of no confidence on two of its most senior ministers and demanded that they be replaced after they failed ... Read more...

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UN chief working for peaceful solution in Syria


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Brijuni (Croatia), July 22 (IANS) ) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said he is working with UN-Arab League joint special envoy Kofi Annan to push for a peaceful solution ... Read more...

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Presidential poll conclude in Uttar Pradesh


July 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) As many as 401 of the 403 legislators of the Uttar Pradesh assembly cast their votes here in the presidential poll Thursday, and the other two ... Read more...

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Myanmar observers Martyrs’ Day


July 19th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar held the first state-level Martyrs' Day ceremony in more than two decades here Thursday in the presence of the government leadership to commemorate fallen national ... Read more...

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George Zimmerman accused of sexual abuse


July 17th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cousin of George Zimmerman has accused the 28-year-old of sexual assault over a decade. The accusations are contained on a tape that prosecutors released to ... Read more...

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Michael Lohan expecting baby with Kate Major


July 17th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is going to be another Lohan, at least that is what Michael Lohan’s ex-fiancee Kate Major has announced. The announcement has reportedly shocked Michael’s famous ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice on Romney’s ticket could change the tide


July 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the date for the next US polls draw closer, observers are keenly observing the voter taste and preferences in a bid to determine which candidate is ... Read more...

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Be prepared for LS polls ‘anytime in 2013′, Mulayam to party (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav appears to have fast tracked his party's preparations for Lok Sabha polls by reportedly asking his party men to be ... Read more...

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Mulayam fast tracks preparations for LS polls


July 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday decided to fast-track its preparations for the Lok Sabha 2014 polls and appointed 58 observers for the ... Read more...

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Racial abuse reported against Balotelli at Euro 2012


June 16th, 2012 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 500 Croatian fans shouted monkey chants at Italy striker Mario Balotelli and evidence has been passed to UEFA, according to the ... Read more...

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Refurbished aircraft carrier for India begins sea trials


June 8th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Severodvinsk (Russia), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A refurbished Soviet-era aircraft carrier that India has bought began sea trials early Friday in the White Sea.The Admiral Gorshkov, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, was ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants full SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari would pitch for Pakistan's full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during the two-day meeting of the regional grouping that starts ... Read more...

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SCO summit convenes in Beijing


June 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) leadership summit convened here Tuesday with President Hu Jintao scheduled to meet 10 heads of state visiting China for the ... Read more...

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India to pitch for larger role at SCO summit


May 27th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India will pitch for a greater role in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and an expanded partnership with it in stabilising Afghanistan when External ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns village killings in Syria


May 27th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 27 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon has strongly condemned an incident of massive killings, involving women and children, which occurred Friday in a Syrian village."The Secretary-general ... Read more...

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Watch ‘ring of fire’ in the sky this Sunday


May 17th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Millions of people in the US and Asia will be able to watch the sun turn into a 'ring of fire' this weekend.Shadows on the ground ... Read more...

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UN to send 300 peacekeepers to Syria by May-end


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will send its 300 international unarmed observers to Syria by the end of May, said Herve Ladsous, the head of the UN ... Read more...

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‘Face’s left side more appealing’


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Left side images of the face are rated as more aesthetically pleasing than that of its right side, possibly because the left cheek reflects greater emotional ... Read more...

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No arms to Syria opposition: France


April 20th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France has no intention to supply arms to the Syrian opposition and is ready to discuss the UN and Arab League's peace plan, French Foreign ... Read more...

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India welcomes Syria ceasefire, wishes Annan success


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday welcomed the ceasefire in Syria and hoped that the UN mission led by Special Envoy Kofi Annan will have "further success" in ensuring ... Read more...

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Toddlers and chimps follow their peers


April 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 13 (IANS) What is common between toddlers and chimps? Both tend to copy actions of their peers."I think few people would have expected to find that two-year-olds are ... Read more...

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Saif, Sharmila in Bhopal to interact with people


April 8th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan, Bollywood star and son of late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, is reaching here Sunday evening to preside in the final of a cricket ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on election win (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday congratulated pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi after her National League for Democracy's (NLD) thumping election victory."We welcome the successful conduct of by-elections ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wins Myanmar by-elections


April 1st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, Sunday won the parliamentary by-elections, securing a seat in Myanmar's lower ... Read more...

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Myanmar votes to elect Suu Kyi (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Thousands Sunday voted in Myanmar's parliamentary by-elections in which Nobel laureate and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is contesting for the first time.Over six million ... Read more...

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Chatterjee Group chief meet Mamata ahead of HPL board meet


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The Chatterjee Group (TCG) chairman and co-promoter of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) Purnendu Chatterjee Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the eve ... Read more...

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Myanmar president calls for cooperation for free, fair by-polls


March 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Sunday called on the government, political parties, media persons and voters to cooperate in making the upcoming April 1 by-elections free ... Read more...

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Davey Johnson: ‘Fire me if Nationals misses playoffs’


March 1st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nats manager Davey Johnson clearly understands what is at stake. During a chat with CSN, Johnson stated categorically that if he fails to make the playoffs ... Read more...

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‘No damage to EVMs in Lucknow strong-room’


February 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday denied any damage to the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to seepage from an overhead water tank in a strong-room where the ... Read more...

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Jamie Lee Curtis makes her NCIS debut


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jamie Lee Curtis was reunited with her Freaky Friday co-star Mark Harmon when she made her debut on the highly successful CBS drama NCIS. The two ... Read more...

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