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Civil war could split Libya into two parts


March 13th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.13 (ANI): As Libya plunges into civil war, it seems that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is desperate to remain in power and may allow the country to be split in two so ... Read more...

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CPI-M against military intervention in Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday opposed a military intervention in Libya by the US, saying it was for the Libyan people to decide ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son seeks friend Tony Blair’s “diplomatic” assistance in ‘crushing their enemies’


February 25th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 25 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi's son has urged former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to utilise his "diplomatic skills" in helping his father's regime in 'crushing their enemies'.A close ally ... Read more...

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At least eight dead after blasts near parade in Nigeria


October 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people died and three others were wounded after two car bomb explosions in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, in midst of their celebrations on their 50th ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti Sheikh facing death, begs for mercy from royal family


August 13th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.13 (ANI): Sheikh Talal Nasser al-Sabah believed that being a relative of Kuwait''s rulers would protect him, but now having been sentenced to death by hanging for drug trafficking, he ... Read more...

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Niger gunmen kidnap brother of English Premier League star


July 6th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi/Abuja, July 6 (DPA) Gunmen in Niger have seized the elder brother of Everton and Nigeria player Joseph Yobo from a hotel in Port Harcourt, Southern Nigeria, police said. River State police ... Read more...

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Nigerian oil militants call unilateral ceasefire


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi, June 23 (DPA) A militant group responsible for attacks on oil facilities that have disrupted oil production in Nigeria will observe a unilateral ceasefire from Tuesday midnight, the group said in ... Read more...

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‘Efforts on to secure abducted Indians’ release in Sudan’


May 21st, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Efforts are underway to secure the release of four Indians kidnapped in Sudan eight days ago, the external affairs ministry said Wednesday, even as it summoned the ... Read more...

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Fighting flares in disputed Sudanese oil town


May 20th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi/Khartoum, May 20 (DPA) Heavy fighting broke out Tuesday between Sudanese government forces and former rebels from the south in the flash point oil-rich town of Abyei, the BBC reported. Clashes erupted ... Read more...

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Abducted Indians in Sudan fine, negotiations on (Lead)


May 15th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India Thursday said negotiations were on to secure release of four Indians kidnapped in the oil-rich south Sudan and assured they are "in good health and high ... Read more...

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Four Indians abducted in Sudan, India seeks release


May 15th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Sudanese government has assured India help in securing the release of four Indian workers of an oil company who have been kidnapped in that oil-rich country ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad: radical dreamer, America-baiter, soccer fan


April 28th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
(Profile) By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A firebrand orator, soccer fan, America-baiter, populist leader playing with nuclear dreams, the little-known mayor of Tehran until he became president of Iran 30 months ... Read more...

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Western criticism overshadows Medvedev’s election romp


March 4th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, March 4 (DPA) Criticism by Western and Russian observers has overshadowed Dmitry Medvedev's landslide win to succeed Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin, but his promise of continuity was widely seen as ... Read more...

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Rumsfeld kept bogey of terror alive to rally Americans behind Bush


November 14th, 2007 - 8:17 am ICT by admin
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