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Ousted Maldives president coming to press for early polls


April 11th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With the political deadlock persisting in the Maldives, ousted president Mohamed 'Anni' Nasheed comes to India next week to seek New Delhi's diplomatic push ... Read more...

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Opposition hails Indian intervention in Maldives


February 17th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 17 (IANS) The Maldivian opposition led by former president Mohamed Nasheed, who stepped down Feb 7, has hailed India's intervention in the ongoing political crisis.Hamid Abdul Ghafoor, spokesperson ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message


December 31st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's New Year message to the nation: "My Fellow Citizens, I wish you all a peaceful, productive and secure New Year. New ... Read more...

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EU urges Greek government to fulfil commitments on debt crisis


November 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 10 (IANS) Leaders of the European Union (EU) Thursday urged the Greek unity government to fulfil the country's commitments to get itself out of the debt crisis."The agreement ... Read more...

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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo under house arrest


April 13th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Abidjan, Apr 13 (ANI): Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has been placed under house arrest, said President Alassane Ouattara's Government.Gbagbo, who claimed victory in the November presidential run-off and ... Read more...

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Legal proceedings against Gbagbo in Cote d’Ivoire


April 12th, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Abidjan, April 12 (IANS) Alassane Ouattara, the internationally recognised president of Cote d'Ivoire, has said legal proceedings against the arrested ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, his wife and allies will be carried ... Read more...

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Sex strike urged to end Belgium’s political deadlock


February 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 8 (ANI): In order to break Belgian's nearly eight-month political deadlock, a senator has suggested that negotiators should stay away from having sex.According to De Morgen newspaper, Marleen Temmerman said ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar meets Nepal President


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called on Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav here on Thursday.Both leaders discussed crucial issues, like floods and their effects in both areas.Kumar ... Read more...

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Nepal to hold PM’s election Wednesday


January 9th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) More than six months after Nepal Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal resigned under pressure from the opposition Maoist party, the interim parliament will Wednesday hold elections ... Read more...

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Nepal parliament’s special meet adjourned within minutes


December 19th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) A special session of Nepal's parliament, summoned Sunday by the opposition Maoists as a challenge to the ruling parties, began on a farcical note as it ... Read more...

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Nepalese parties urged to break the political deadlock


October 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 10 (ANI): Nepali Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairman Subas Chandra Nemwang has urged all parties to overcome the political deadlock as soon as possible so that the country could be brought ... Read more...

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BJP stages demonstration demanding ban on cow slaughter in Karnataka


September 4th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sep 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs and a large number of party supporters in Karnataka staged a demonstration here on Saturday to demand the Governor's endorsement to Cow slaughter ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden in Iraq “Preparing for Transition”


August 31st, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden has arrived in Iraq as the American troops pull out of the country ... Read more...

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61 killed in Iraq attacks (Fourth Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (DPA) At least 61 people were killed and more than 180 injured in a series of attacks across Iraq Wednesday, mainly bomb blasts targeting police stations. A member of parliament ... Read more...

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57 killed in attacks on Iraqi police stations (Third Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (DPA) Bomb blasts primarily targeting police stations in Iraq killed at least 57 people, including 28 security officials and two children, and injured nearly 200 people Wednesday. A member of ... Read more...

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Maoist-led govt acceptable in Nepal if past pacts implemented: UML


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 2 (ANI): The CPN-UML has said the leadership of the UCPN (Maoist) for the next government could be considered only if the latter implements past agreements.A standing committee meeting of ... Read more...

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Maoists should lead new govt in Nepal: Prachanda


July 1st, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 1 (ANI): Chairman of UCPN (Maoist) Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda on Thursday said that his party should get to lead the next government in the country.Kantipur quoted Prachanda as ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists hail PM’s resignation


July 1st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 1 (ANI): The Unified CPN (Maoist) has hailed Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal's decision to resign, saying it paves the way for a consensus to end the political deadlock in ... Read more...

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Nepal PM steps down


June 30th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 30 (ANI): Amid strong protests from the UCPN (Maoist), Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal finally announced his resignation on Wednesday after assuming the post for nearly thirteen months.Nepal announced ... Read more...

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Congress blames BJP for political uncertainty in Jharkhand


May 15th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the political deadlock in Jharkhand which it said was causing trouble to people of the state. "Whatever ... Read more...

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Thai Deputy PM agrees to be probed for April 10 Red Shirts crackdown


May 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 11 (ANI): Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister, Suthep Thaugsuban, will meet Department of Special Investigation chief Tharit Pengdit today over charges connected to the April 10 crackdown on Red Shirt ... Read more...

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Thailand in turmoil following PM’s rejection of Red Shirts’ compromise offer


April 25th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Apr 25(ANI): Thailand is once again in a political deadlock after Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva refused to dissolve the House in 30 days, and organize new elections 60 days after ... Read more...

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Thai ruling party seeks to win over coalition through constitutional amendments


April 21st, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Apr.21 (ANI): Thailand's ruling Democrat Party is looking at the drafting of a new "people's constitution" to break the present political deadlock.While some party senior executives, including chief adviser and ... Read more...

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Lapang meets Meghalaya governor as Congress faces rebellion


April 14th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang Wednesday met Governor R.S. Mooshahary for the second time in nine days amid growing demand for his ouster among Congress legislators. "Yes, I ... Read more...

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We have open mind on nuclear bill, says Manmohan


March 31st, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With the political deadlock over the civil nuclear liability bill continuing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday offered to discuss "deficiencies, if any" with the opposition and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to be ninth State under BJP rule: Gadkari


December 26th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec. 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's new president Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that his party would be part of the government in Jharkhand state.Addressing party workers and supporters, Gadkari ... Read more...

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BJP committed to having stable Government in Jharkhand


December 25th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec 25(ANI): Jharkhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Raghuvar Das on Friday said that their party stands for formation of stable Government in the state and has adopted a policy ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh chief minister meets governor on Telangana


December 16th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Wednesday met Governor N.D. Tiwari as the political deadlock continued over the proposed division of the state. Raj Bhavan sources ... Read more...

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Amid protests, rival Andhra MPs meet PM and Pranab (Roundup)


December 16th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress MPs from Andhra Pradesh divided sharply over Telangana Wednesday lobbied with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other party leaders as protests against the formation of ... Read more...

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Political deadlock, protests over Telangana continue


December 16th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) The political deadlock in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed division of the state and the protests in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions continued for the sixth ... Read more...

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Telangana issue: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12:30


December 15th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 12:30 on account of the ongoing protests against Centre's nod to initiate the process for the formation of the ... Read more...

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Nepal top leaders to finalise joint resolution motion


December 14th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 14 (ANI): Leaders of three major political parties of Nepal are meeting here today to find a solution to the prevailing political deadlock by finalizing a Common Resolution Motion (CMP). ... Read more...

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Political deadlock continues in Andhra Pradesh


December 14th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The political deadlock in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed division of the state continued Monday with ministers and legislators from Telangana region holding a meeting after the ... Read more...

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Maoists call for shutdown in poll bound Jharkhand


November 29th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Nov. 28 (ANI): Maoists in Jharkhand State have given a call for a 48-hour shutdown, as part of their poll boycott, ahead of the second phase of State Assembly polls ... Read more...

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Prachanda warns of decisive revolt again in Nepal


September 19th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (ANI): Maoist chairman Prachanda has threatened to launch a decisive revolt in Nepal if the Maoist-floated resolution motion on civilian supremacy were not debated in the Parliament.Addressing a mass ... Read more...

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