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Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi

September 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday met Myanmar's opposition leader and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House.Obama expressed his admiration for "her courage, determination and ... Read more...

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Tiny tots are happy giving treats to others

June 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Toddlers less than two years old find great joy in giving treats to others than receiving one themselves, says a new psychological study. "People tend to ... Read more...

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Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president

March 27th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), March 27 (IANS/CMC) Combative West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation.In brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, ... Read more...

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Obama urges Burmese military regime to free Suu Kyi

June 19th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): As Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi marks her birthday under house arrest in Yangon, US President Barack Obama has called on the country's military regime to ... Read more...

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UN chief mourns death of Nepal’s ex-PM

March 21st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 20 (IANS) The death of Nepal's former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala was "a huge loss for Nepal and its ongoing peace process", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday. Koirala, ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse missed grandmother’s funeral for court

July 25th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Pop singer Amy Winehouse had to miss her grandmother's funeral to attend her assault trial in London.The Back to Black singer was accused of punching dancer Sherene ... Read more...

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Haneefs Oz lawyers honoured for their extraordinary pursuit of justice

February 14th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Indian born doctor Mohamed Haneef lawyers, who helped after he was wrongfully held on terror charges in Australia, have been honoured for their extraordinary pursuit of justice.Barrister ... Read more...

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