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Musharraf vows to return to Pak before mid-term elections


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is nurturing the desire to make a political comeback, has vowed to return to his country before the next mid-term ... Read more...

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Buckingham Palace connived to keep ‘Brown at Number 10 to seal Tory-Leb Dem coalition’


November 14th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): British premier David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg connived with Buckingham Palace to delay Gordon Brown's departure from Downing Street while they did a deal ... Read more...

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Musharraf to target non-voters, youth, minorities in his political comeback bid


November 10th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said that he believes he has "an even chance" of returning to political power in his country's 2013 general elections, ... Read more...

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Musharraf seeks Pak-Americans’ support for political comeback


November 1st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Orlando, Nov 1(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has reached out to his country's expatriates in the United States in his effort to stage a political comeback.Addressing a crowd of about ... Read more...

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US could have avoided Bin Laden hunt by recognizing Taliban regime: Musharraf


October 20th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): The United States may have been able to avoid its long hunt for the world's most wanted terrorist and Al-Qaeda's top leadership, Osama bin Laden, if it ... Read more...

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Musharraf has ‘lost his senses’ after losing dictatorship: Raja Riaz


October 10th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 10 (ANI): Former President Pervez Musharraf has lost his senses after losing his dictatorship, and has now been giving contradictory statements about the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), its leadership ... Read more...

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Political rivals in Pakistan close ranks to counter Musharraf’s comeback efforts


September 14th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 14 (ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has joined hands with opposition party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to counter the efforts of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf towards ... Read more...

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Gilani assures Musharraf of ‘warm welcome’ by Chief Justice on his return to Pak


September 14th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Sept 14 (ANI): In the wake of former president Pervez Musharraf's announcement of making a political comeback in Pakistan, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the chief ... Read more...

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Fresh twist in Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy trial has got a new twist following reports of "romantic relations" between the man who is alleged to have been sodomised ... Read more...

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Is George Bush’s reputation on the rebound?


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are speculations that the former United States President George W. Bush is contemplating a political comeback, and his reputation is on the rebound. His popularity ... Read more...

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Biography silent on Spitzer seeing hookers’ years before becoming NY Governor


April 24th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.25 (ANI): A biography on former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer has chosen to remain silent or neutral on whether he was seeing hookers' years before occupying the coveted post.Written ... Read more...

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Disgraced ex-New York Governor Spitzer admits toying with political comeback


April 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.8 (ANI): Disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has admitted that he had once toyed with the idea of making a political comeback, and has not yet considered closing ... Read more...

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Musharraf going to UAE to plot possible political comeback?


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22(ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who resigned under the threat of impeachment in 2008, is reportedly considering a political comeback and plans to meet counterparts and supporters in ... Read more...

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Anti-government protest takes to the streets in Thailand


March 20th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 20 (DPA) More than 100,000 anti-government demonstrators joined a "red caravan" protest on wheels through Bangkok's congestion-prone streets Saturday in an attempt to win the capital over and force ... Read more...

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Thai demonstrators spill blood at premier’s home


March 17th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 17 (DPA) Thousands of anti-government demonstrators Wednesday marched to the home of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to spill blood on his doorstep as a gory protest against his ... Read more...

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Thai anti-government demonstrators spill blood in protest (Lead)


March 16th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 16 (DPA) Thousands of Thai demonstrators spilled their blood in front of the government's administrative compound in Bangkok Tuesday in a symbolic protest against its "elitist" leader Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Anti-government demonstrators give blood for Bangkok protest


March 16th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 16 (DPA) Thousands of Thai demonstrators donated blood to pour on the government's administrative compound in Bangkok Tuesday in a gory attempt to force a dissolution of parliament. The United ... Read more...

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Thai government rejects protesters’ ultimatum (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 15 (DPA) The Thai government has rejected an ultimatum by tens of thousands of provincial protesters to dissolve parliament and call for new elections by mid-Monday. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva ... Read more...

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Thailand protesters move on Army base to topple government


March 15th, 2010 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 15 (DPA) Tens of thousands of protesters launched a car convoy on the Thai government's peace-keeping command headquarters in Bangkok in an effort to force Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva ... Read more...

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Anti-government protesters ready to descend on Bangkok


March 13th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 13 (DPA) Tens of thousands of protesters arrived at the outskirts of Bangkok Saturday to participate in demonstrations aimed at forcing the Thai government to resign and call ... Read more...

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Media barred from Anwar Ibrahim’s second sodomy trial


February 4th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 4 (IANS) The media was barred Thursday from entering the courtroom as Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim faced a second trial on charge of sodomy. The people concerned visited ... Read more...

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Musharraf planning political comeback within next two to four months


December 5th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.5 (ANI): With the expiry of the two-year political ban on him, former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has started consultations with his close aides to announce his comeback in ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim to face trial on sodomy charges


December 1st, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 1 (IANS) Malaysia's controversial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was Tuesday ordered to stand trial for sodomy as a court turned down his bid to have the charges dismissed. The trial ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim’s lawyers challenge sodomy charge


November 24th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (IANS) Charges of sodomy against Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim cannot stand, his lawyers have told the court hearing the politically sensitive case. Counsel R. Sivarasa, arguing for Ibrahim's ... Read more...

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Ex-New York Governor Spitzer planning political comeback


September 1st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.1 (ANI): Disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is reportedly thinking of a possible political comeback next year, several sources told The New York Post.Less than 18 months ... Read more...

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Gingrich’s six pieces of advice for Palin to make a political comeback


August 15th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.15 (ANI): If Sarah Palin wants to make a 2012 political comeback, she'll need three types of speeches, some serious television face time, a credible organization and a bucket load ... Read more...

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India’s presence made my inauguration ceremony complete: Zuma


May 10th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjay MohanPretoria (S. Africa), May 10 (ANI): Newly appointed South African President Jacob Zuma thanked New Delhi for its support, and said his inauguration ceremony would not complete without India's ... Read more...

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Ex-New York Guv Spitzer’s return to public stage stirs talk of political comeback


April 13th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.13 (ANI): Disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's return to the public stage, with articles on Wall Street's role in the economic crisis and interviews on TV and radio, ... Read more...

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Is ex-NY Guv Spitzer eying a political comeback?


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.23 (ANI): Having spent almost a year in the public doghouse because of his association with a high-profile Washington-based sex solicitation and gratification ring, former New York Governor Eliot ... Read more...

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Rachida Dati plots political comeback with Paris mayoral run


March 15th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): French Justice Minister Rachida Dati, who made a lightning return to work just days after giving birth, only to lose her job, has launched a political comeback.The ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim to face another trial on sodomy charge


March 6th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 6 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will be tried by a high court bench on charge of sodomy - the same accusation he faced a decade back when ... Read more...

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Is Musharraf plotting his political comeback?


February 25th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.25 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf may have regularly denied reports that he is planning to re-enter the political by lanes of Islamabad, but it seems that he ... Read more...

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Judgement day for former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra


October 21st, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 21 (DPA) Thailand's Supreme Court was poised Tuesday to make a pivotal ruling for Thailand's political stability as it began reading its verdict in an abuse of power case involving ... Read more...

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Malaysian opposition leader promises to take over this year


October 11th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 11 (IANS) Buoyed by the decision of arch rival Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmed Badawi to quit next March, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has set another deadline for his Pakatan ... Read more...

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Gorbachev to return to Russian politics in 2011


September 30th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Sept.30 (ANI): Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev has announced he will be making a political comeback after almost 17 years. The author of Glasnost and Perestroika, now 77, revealed that ... Read more...

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