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Peaceful solution to Syria crisis unlikely: Hague


August 5th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has described the situation in Syria as "bleak" and said that a peaceful solution to the 17-month-long crisis was now unlikely, ... Read more...

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Syria situation ’spinning out of control’ : US


July 19th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Stating that the situation in Syria was fast "spinning out of control", US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Wednesday called for more international pressure on Damascus, Xinhua ... Read more...

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‘Nasheed never sought India’s help’


February 10th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India has denied that former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed had sought New Delhi's intervention to prevent his ouster and underlined that it has urged ... Read more...

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Indian diplomats leave for Maldives as crisis deepens


February 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) With the Maldives slipping into a deeper crisis with defiant ousted president Mohamed Nasheed alleging a coup, a team of senior officials of the ... Read more...

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Can’t push Pakistan to do more: Gilani


September 30th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan cannot be pressurised to "do more", a combative Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday as Islamabad's relations remained strained with Washington over an ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for an immediate ceasefire and a peaceful transition of power in Libya


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged for a smooth and peaceful transition in Libya amid signs that the regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s rule in Libya has come to an end: Obama


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Sunday that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's rule in the country has come to an end and asked him to relinquish ... Read more...

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US asks Yemeni president to hand over power


July 11th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The US has called upon Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to "fulfill expeditiously" his pledge of signing a deal for peaceful transition in his country.A ... Read more...

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Six soldiers killed in terrorist attack in central Yemen


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six security men were killed early on Saturday by suspected terrorists in Yemen's central province of Baidha'a, a security source said.The state-run Saba news agency ... Read more...

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Five soldiers killed in al-Qaeda ambush in western Yemen


May 13th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MARIB, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least five soldiers on Friday were killed in an ambush by al-Qaeda militants in Marib province, western Yemen, the Yemen Post reported.The suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked ... Read more...

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Yemen opposition tells Saleh to hand over power to deputy


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 3 (IANS) Yemen's opposition Saturday told embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh to hand over power to his deputy as part of the five conditions it set for the ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘prompt, peaceful’ transition in Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday called for a unified international action to ensure "prompt and peaceful transition" in Libya. Ban cut short his trip to Los ... Read more...

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Scuffles break out at Tahrir as army atempts clean-up (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS) Scuffles broke out between Egyptian soldiers and protesters at Cairo's Tahrir Square Sunday after the military tried to remove activists from the epicentre of Egypt's uprising, eyewitnesses said. ... Read more...

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Egypt: Peace prevails, but protesters warn of more rallies


February 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS) Egypt woke up to its first working day Sunday since the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, but many protesters didn't seem inclined to leave Tahrir Square and ... Read more...

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Post-Mubarak, Egypt army vows peaceful power transition (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Egyptian military committed itself to oversee the peaceful transition of power Saturday, a day after Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egypt's president after ruling the country for 30 years.The ... Read more...

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Egyptian military vows ‘to respect all regional, international treaties’


February 12th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 12(ANI): The Egyptian military has reaffirmed the country's commitment to all its international treaties."The Arab Republic of Egypt is committed to all regional and international obligations and treaties," the BBC ... Read more...

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Obama lauds Egypt’s Gandhian revolution, warns of tough days ahead (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) As the Egyptian people crafted history by ending through a nonviolent Gandhian revolution three decades of Hosni Mubarak's iron rule, US President Barack Obama warned ... Read more...

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India welcomes Mubarak’s decision to step down


February 12th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): India has welcomed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down and the commitment of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to ensure a peaceful transition ... Read more...

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Obama hails Egypt’s Gandhian revolution, calls for ‘genuine democracy’ (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) As the Egyptian people created history by ending three decades of Hosni Mubarak's autocratic rule through a Gandhi like "moral force of nonviolence", US President ... Read more...

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Mubarak quits as Egypt president, hands over power to military council


February 12th, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.12 (ANI): Hosni Mubarak has resigned as the president of Egypt and handed power to the country's key military council, leadint to widespread celebrations in the streets of the country on ... Read more...

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India welcomes Mubarak’s quitting (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India Friday night welcomed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down after more than 30 years in power and hoped for a "peaceful transition of power ... Read more...

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India welcomes Mubarak’s quitting


February 12th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India Friday night welcomed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down after more than 30 years in power."We welcome the decision of President Mubarak to step ... Read more...

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Egypt protests: Impatient Obama calls for credible transition


February 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called on the Egyptian government to come forward with a "credible, concrete and unequivocal" path to democracy.Addressing the nation, Obama said Egyptians "remain ... Read more...

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I won’t accept diktats: Mubarak


February 11th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Thursday night said that he would not take instructions from others.In a televised address, Mubarak said "we don't take instructions from others and we will ... Read more...

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US steps up pressure on Cairo to end pro-democracy protests


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Cairo, Feb.10 (ANI): The Obama administration has stepped up its criticism of Egypt's leadership after pro-democracy protests entered the 16th consecutive day on Wednesday against the 30-year-long rule of President Hosni Mubarak.Spokesman ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon urges peaceful transition in Egypt


February 9th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 9 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for "an orderly and peaceful transition" in crisis-torn Egypt.He has also expressed the hope that "genuine dialogue between the leaders and ... Read more...

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Luxury German clinic being considered for Mubarak


February 8th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A German luxury clinic that offers "comfort and service of a top hotel" is being considered for embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who is under intense pressure to ... Read more...

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NATO not to interfere in Egypt’s affairs


February 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO will not interfere in Egypt's affairs, the alliance's Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday, but expressed concern over the continuing protests in the country.The unrest ... Read more...

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Egypt government, opposition agree to push constitutional reform


February 7th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) The Egypt government and opposition Sunday agreed to push constitutional reform after Vice President Omar Suleiman Sunday held talks with representatives of political parties including the outlawed Muslim ... Read more...

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Egypt panel ‘to study constitutional reform’


February 6th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 6(ANI): Egypt's government and opposition have reportedly agreed to set up a committee to study constitutional reform to put the country on a path toward greater democracy.According to the ... Read more...

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Rebuffed U.S. turns to Egypt military in the crisis


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI): The Obama administration has stepped up its contacts with the Egyptian military to try to exert influence over events rocking a key ally.With lines of communication between Washington and ... Read more...

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US reportedly preparing for an Egypt without Mubarak


January 31st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (ANI): In the wake of the current unrest in Egypt, the United States is reportedly preparing for an Egypt without President Hosni Mubarak, pushing the 82-year-old leader to ... Read more...

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Spanish PM expresses support for democracy in Arab world


January 31st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Zaragoza (Spain), Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero expressed hope that the Arab countries where there have been anti-government protests in recent weeks will achieve "democratic reforms, freedom, ... Read more...

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Indian Americans rally to block F-16s sale to Pakistan


April 6th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A group of prominent Indian Americans, led by noted physician Sudhir Parikh, are lobbying hard to block Washington's sale of F-16 combat aircraft to ... Read more...

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US urges Cuba to free jailed American contractor


February 20th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The US government has called on Cuban authorities to immediately release American contractor Alan Gross, who has been jailed in Havana since Dec 4 on espionage charges. Deputy Assistant ... Read more...

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