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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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Russia refutes peace deal with Japan at APEC summit


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) Russia has declined to settle the peace treaty issue with Japan during the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Far Eastern city of Vladivostok.Russia ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh pushes ahead with Maoist peace plan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has finally pushed ahead with its stalled peace agreement with Maoists reached after the abduction of collector Alex Paul Menon, clearing the way ... Read more...

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Pipe bomb found outside church in Northern Ireland


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- A pipe bomb was found on the grounds of a church in the Northern Ireland capital of Belfast on Wednesday, less than a week after two ... Read more...

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Sudan ready for talks with South Sudan: Russia


May 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudan has informed Moscow of its readiness to start negotiations with South Sudan to settle their conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.Lavrov revealed ... Read more...

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Car bomb rocks Damascus suburb, hits peace deal


April 25th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 24 (IANS) As the UN prepares to deploy 300 monitors and the US unveiled new sanctions, a car bomb Tuesday hit a suburb of Damascus, dealing a ... Read more...

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US urges Palestinians, Israelis to end violence


March 13th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) The US government Monday urged the Palestinians and the Israelis to end violence as the ongoing conflicts between Israel and militants in Gaza entered its fourth ... Read more...

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Myanmar signs peace deal with armed group


March 8th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 8 (IANS) The Myanmar government has signed a 20-point peace agreement with the Kayinni National Progressive Party (KNPP), which represents 10 ethnic armed groups.The agreement was signed in ... Read more...

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ISI chief visits Qatar (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha has met US officials during a visit to Qatar, which is also US Central Command's regional headquarters.Gen Pasha, ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns diplomatic premises attacks in Syria


November 16th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 16 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned the recent attacks on diplomatic posts in Syria, reiterating its call on the Syrian authorities to protect ... Read more...

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Syria releases 1,180 people held during protests


November 16th, 2011 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 16 (IANS) Syria Tuesday released a total of 1,180 people, who were arrested during the eight-month long unrest in the country and didn't commit homicide crimes, the state-run ... Read more...

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Police arrest Israeli settlers after razing outpost


November 7th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 7 (IANS) Israeli settlers scuffled with police and soldiers on Monday after security forces razed an illegal West Bank outpost.Residents of Or Zion, north of Ramallah, protested the ... Read more...

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India lauds Nepal’s political parties for peace deal


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India Wednesday congratulated Nepal for sealing a crucial seven-point agreement on integrating former Maoist combatants into the security forces and and hoped that it ... Read more...

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Pakistan to create immigration system along Afghan border


October 20th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan will put in place an immigration system along its border with Afghanistan to check illegal cross-border movement, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday.The system ... Read more...

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Iranian supreme leader criticises US support for Israel


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 2 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Saturday criticised what he called US President Barack Obama's support for Israel, a media report said.Khamenei made the ... Read more...

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Nepali PM Khanal vows to step down if peace process doesn’t progress


August 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepali Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal said on Monday that he will step down if the government fails to make concrete progress in the peace process by August ... Read more...

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India reminds Afghanistan of Taliban reconciliation ‘red lines’


July 15th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India Friday reminded Afghanistan that the Taliban reconciliation process should be "Afghan-led" and must adhere to "red lines" agreed by the international community that ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks India’s support for Taliban reconciliation


July 14th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its "unstinted support" for the progress of Afghanistan as the country's former president, Burhanuddin Rabbani, sought New Delhi's support for the ... Read more...

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Clinton to brief India over US’ Taliban talks


July 14th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to brief India about Washington's negotiations with a section of the Taliban and discuss the drawdown ... Read more...

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Rabbani to brief India on Taliban reconciliation


July 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of intensifying violence in Afghanistan, India will hold talks with Burhanuddin Rabbani, head of the Afghan government's peace council negotiating with ... Read more...

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UN to withdraw peacekeeping force from Sudan


July 12th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 11 (IANS) The UN Security Council has decided to withdraw UN peacekeeping force from Sudan (UNMIS) by August, 2011.In a resolution adopted Monday, the 15-member UNSC decided ... Read more...

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Russia - S. Sudan cooperation vital for Africa : Medvedev


July 10th, 2011 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Future cooperation between Russia and the newly established Republic of South Sudan will become a vital factor for Africa's stability, said Russian President Dmitry ... Read more...

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South Sudan celebrates independence (Third Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS) Tens of thousands of South Sudanese Saturday watched the raising of their country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital Juba, BBC reported.South Sudan became ... Read more...

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South Sudan becomes world’s newest nation (Second Lead, superseding earlier story)


July 9th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS) South Sudan has become the world's newest nation -- 193rd country recognised by the UN and the 54th UN member state in Africa -- after a ... Read more...

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South Sudan becomes world’s newest country (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS) South Sudan turned the world's newest country and Africa's 53rd state here early Saturday.Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon were among the ... Read more...

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Sudan recognises South as independent state


July 9th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan, officially recognised the independence of South Sudan a day before it is to officially become Africa's 53rd state after ... Read more...

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South Sudan to open embassies in 21 countries


June 19th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Sudan plans to open its embassies in 21 countries after it officially gains independence in July, an official said.The list of countries where it ... Read more...

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Netanyahu’s heckler identified


May 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The person who heckled Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu during his address to the joint session of the US Congress has been identified as Rae Abileah. ... Read more...

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Israel to be generous in Palestine deal: Netanyahu


May 25th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the US Congress that his country would be generous with the size of a future Palestinian state, and ... Read more...

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US to help Israel maintain military edge: Obama


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday vowed that the US will help maintain Israel's qualitative military edge and stop efforts to recognize an independent Palestinian state ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor accepts rebels’ support letters (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Sunday accepted individual letters from 10 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebel lawmakers pledging support to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, ending an ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa safe, for now


May 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) The uncertainty over Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's continuance seems to have ended with the 16 rebel lawmakers agreeing to meet him later Sunday.The legislators, 11 ... Read more...

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‘US sees bin-Laden’s killing a chance to end Afghan war’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The Obama administration is trying to use Osama bin-Laden's death to accelerate a negotiated settlement with the Taliban and bring an end to the Afghan war, an ... Read more...

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Israel calls Palestinian deal a ‘fatal mistake’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Apr. 29 (ANI): The long-awaited reconciliation deal between two Palestinian factions has been described by Israeli President Shimon Peres as a "fatal mistake" that will destroy any hopes of ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants US “to succeed in Afghanistan”: Husain Haqqani


April 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, has rejected the assertions made in a recent The Wall Street Journal report, which said that Islamabad was urging Afghan ... Read more...

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