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17 killed in Syrian car bombing


September 10th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people were killed and over 40 wounded after a car loaded with explosives went off in Syria's Aleppo city Sunday night, SANA ... Read more...

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UN concerned over Syria violence escalation


June 13th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN observers in Syria are worried that violence is escalating around the Syrian opposition stronghold city of Homs, the UN said."UN observers reported heavy fighting ... Read more...

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UN monitors should be from neutral countries, like BRICS: Syria


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Syria has said it was ready to facilitate UN monitors, but stressed that a majority of them should be from "neutral countries" like BRICS, which also ... Read more...

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Syria welcomes UN monitors, pitches for neutral BRICS


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 21 (IANS) Minutes after the Security Council approved a resolution expanding the number of UN cease-fire observers, Syria Saturday said it was ready to facilitate the UN monitors, ... Read more...

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Russian presidential envoy ready to meet Gaddafi


June 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian presidential envoy Mikhail Margelov said Wednesday he was planning a trip to Tripoli and was ready to meet with Col. Muammar Gaddafi."I met with ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to visit Libya for talks with opposition


May 27th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy will pay a visit to the Libyan opposition stronghold of Benghazi to hold talks with the rebels."The head of the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces launch airstrikes on Ajdabiya


March 15th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 15 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday launched four air strikes on the eastern city of Ajdabiya, the only town with a sizeable population before ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s troops routed in Libyan oil port battle


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 3 (ANI): Rebel forces have reportedly routed troops loyal to Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in a fierce battle to establish control over the oil port of Brega.According to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces regain oil terminal town Al Brega


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi retook control of the eastern town of Al Brega and bombed the nearby town of Ajdabiyah Wednesday.Al Brega, ... Read more...

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Nepal bypolls boost ruling Maoists (Lead)


April 11th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 11 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party has received a boost in by-elections to six seats, with the results coming in Saturday indicating it was poised to win three, including an ... Read more...

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‘Retired’ Mahathir not to fight Anwar Ibrahim in polls


August 10th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said he has "retired from politics" and will not fight Anwar Ibrahim, his old political foe and deputy prime minister, in ... Read more...

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Fresh clashes kill three, injure 30 in Lebanon


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beirut, June 23 (DPA) At least three persons were killed and 30 others wounded in clashes that raged Sunday in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli between the country's Hezbollah-led opposition and ... Read more...

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Cabinet stalemate stokes violence in Kenya


April 9th, 2008 - 12:07 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Nairobi, April 8 (DPA) Kenyan opposition supporters hurled rocks and burnt tires Tuesday demanding a new cabinet be named after weeks of wrangling over ministries, even as their leader suspended talks meant ... Read more...

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Police, protestors clash in Kenya amid cabinet crisis


April 8th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, April 8 (DPA) Dozens of riot police were deployed to Kenya's largest slum Tuesday as opposition supporters hurled rocks and burnt tires, demanding a new cabinet be named after weeks of ... Read more...

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