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US Defence Secretary to visit India in June

May 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Calling developing the US-India relationship as a priority for the United States, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta will travel to India in the first week of June, ... Read more...

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Canadian PM heads to China

February 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 7 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper left Monday on a five-day official visit to China to enhance strategic partnership between the two countries.Harper is taking along a ... Read more...

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US wants closer ties with China: Obama

November 17th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 17 (IANS) The US wants close ties with Asia-Pacific countries including China, US President Barack Obama Thursday said in an address to the Australian parliament here."As the ... Read more...

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Cricket diplomacy: New Zealand to bat for FTA with India

June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood and cricket will blend with diplomacy when the prime ministers of India and New Zealand hold talks Tuesday to push a free trade ... Read more...

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More US job seekers head to Australia

December 28th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Facing a job crunch at home, more US citizens are heading to Australia where nearly 7,000 Americans are currently working on long-term visas, an 80 percent jump over ... Read more...

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Earthquake Of Magnitude 6.9 Hits Solomon Islands

June 26th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the latest reports, a 6.9 magnitude of earthquake shook the underwater off the coast of the Solomon Island on Saturday evening. The quake took ... Read more...

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Climate summit stalled by most vulnerable countries

December 9th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 9 (IANS) Island nation Tuvalu led a group of developing countries in a walkout from the Dec 7-18 climate summit here Wednesday, forcing an unprecedented closure of the ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific summit seeks more US engagement (Lead)

November 14th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 14 (DPA) The 16th Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit kicked off Saturday with calls for greater US engagement in the region. US President Barack Obama, although he failed to ... Read more...

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US intends renewed leadership role in Asia: Obama

November 14th, 2009 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 14 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Saturday declared Washington's intent to renew its active role in the Asian region after being "disengaged" in recent years. "As an Asia Pacific nation, ... Read more...

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Japan and US warn Iran and North Korea

November 13th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 13 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and the Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama Friday warned North Korea and Iran against pursuing their nuclear weapons programmes. A joint declaration issued after ... Read more...

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China urges US to repatriate Uighur terrorists

June 12th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 12 (ANI): China has urged the U.S. to repatriate Uighur "terrorist suspects" soon, after the tiny pacific nation of Palau agreed to temporarily resettle up to 17 detainees from ... Read more...

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