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10 killed, 40 hurt in Pakistan car bombing (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb blast that ripped through a market area Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region ... Read more...

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Somali President condemns Mogadishu attack


October 5th, 2011 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 5 (IANS) Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has strongly condemned Tuesday's suicide attack in Mogadishu in which 70 people died and 150 suffered injuries.The attack occurred when ... Read more...

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Inconceivable Osama did not have support system in Pakistan: US


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Asserting that it's "inconceivable" that Osama bin Laden did not have a support system in Pakistan, where he had been "hiding in plain sight" for ... Read more...

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President Obama’s India visit to reflect shared vision of global partnership: Roemer


November 1st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): US Ambassador Timothy Roemer on Monday said President Barack Obama's forthcoming visit to India would deepen the relationship reflecting shared values, benefit and vision of global ... Read more...

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George W. Bush Memoir ‘Decision Points’ Due For Release Nov 9


April 27th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported that a much anticipated memoir from George W. Bush will be released on November 9. Entitled "Decision Points", the book is said to focus ... Read more...

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Bush’s ‘memoir’ revealing key decisions in life set for November release


April 26th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Former President George W Bush's book "Decision Points" which is not a traditional memoir but an account of key decisions in his life, will be released in November.The ... Read more...

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Most Poles object to burying dead president alongside country’s heroes and royalty


April 15th, 2010 - 9:15 am ICT by ANI
Warsaw (Poland), Apr.15 (ANI): The funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski has run into controversy, with a section of the population contesting the move to bury him at Wawel Castle in ... Read more...

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Karzai calls up PM, promises probe into terror attack


February 27th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Saturday called up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and promised a "full investigation" into the terror attack in Kabul that killed 17 people, ... Read more...

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Obama may bounce back through State of the Union address: Expert


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): Despite his drooping approval ratings at the end of his first year in the office, President Barack Obama is likely to bounce back through Wednesday's State of ... Read more...

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A year into presidency, Obama fared much better than Clinton on domestic policies


January 20th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 20 (ANI): At the end of his first year in office, President Barack Obama's domestic report card is not phenomenal, but it is better than Bill Clinton's.Although the American ... Read more...

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Health care, jobs, top Obama’s 2010 agenda


January 15th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Chris Cermak Washington, Jan 15 (DPA) President Barack Obama hopes to start off his second year in office with a bang - a major health care reform bill that has eluded ... Read more...

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Obama signs the Ryan White AIDS treatment extension act 2009


October 31st, 2009 - 3:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Obama signed the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension act today. The House of Representatives on Wednesday had passed the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension ... Read more...

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UK PM Brown and Ireland congratulate President Obama on Nobel win


October 9th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) – British Prime Minister Brown on Friday sent a message to President Obama to congratulate him on his Nobel Peace Prize win, Downing Street said. Ireland also welcomed ... Read more...

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Tussauds to celebrate Obama’s birthday


August 4th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) Madame Tussauds is also gearing up to celebrate the 48th birthday of American president Barack Obama on Tuesday. Madame Tussauds Washington said that it is planning to set up a ... Read more...

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Zell Miller Suggests ‘Gorilla Glue’ For Obama


July 17th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
At a congregation of the American Legislative Exchange Council at Atlanta, Zell Miller, a former U.S. Senator put President Barack Obama under the scanner by criticizing his overseas travels. Criticizing the President's ... Read more...

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Former South Korean president dead in apparent suicide (Lead)


May 23rd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 23 (DPA) Former South Korean president Roh Moo Hyun died Saturday in an apparent suicide, the police said. His death follows an investigation into bribery charges involving Roh's family. Roh's body ... Read more...

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Obama uses podium to express regret about past American behavior


May 11th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Since taking office, President Barack Obama has made a habit of using podiums abroad to apologize and express regret for past American behavior.Since taking office, Obama has ... Read more...

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Stronger Pakistani PM in India’s interest: Brajesh Mishra


March 18th, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Amid shifting power equations in Pakistan, former national security adviser Brajesh Mishra said President Asif Zardari could not deliver on promises despite being "warm" towards India, ... Read more...

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US names envoy to oversee closing Guantanamo


March 13th, 2009 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (DPA) The US Thursday named a veteran diplomat to oversee the closure of the detention centre at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba and potential transfer of prisoners to other countries. US ... Read more...

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Obama has full plate on day one in the oval office


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) On his first day in the oval office, President Barack Obama launched efforts to revive the economy, summoned his war council to chart a new course in Iraq ... Read more...

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Obama plans to close down Guantanamo


November 15th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): After assuming office, President elect Barack Obama wants to close the prison facility for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. But, if its shut down, what ... Read more...

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Patil inaugurates project to make President Estate environmental friendly


July 25th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today inaugurated the Roshini Project, to make Rashtrapati Bhavan green and environment friendly, on the occasion of completing one year in office. ... Read more...

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Russia’s president vs premier: Who does what?


May 7th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, May 7 (DPA) Vladimir Putin is swapping the presidency for the prime minister's post as he stepped down Wednesday to leave room for his hand picked successor-elect, Dmitry Medvedev. While the ... Read more...

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