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Will demand JPC but also want parliament to function: Karat


January 16th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat said Sunday his party will stick to its stand of demanding a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into ... Read more...

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UK slams Obama’s ‘France is America’s biggest ally’ comments


January 12th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): British political observers have criticised US President Barack Obama's recent statement that France is America's biggest ally, warning that such a message can undermine American-British ties."We ... Read more...

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Peru’s president accepts resignation of entire cabinet


October 11th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 11 (DPA) Peru's President Alan Garcia accepted the resignations of his entire cabinet in the face of a brewing corruption scandal over petroleum concessions."This cabinet will leave with their heads ... Read more...

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Man who accused Ibrahim of sodomy swears by Quran, poll hots up


August 17th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 17 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's former aide, who had accused him of sodomy, has sworn by the Holy Quran and repeated the charge, prompting many to challenge ... Read more...

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AUAE writes off four billion dollar in Iraqi debts


July 18th, 2008 - 9:13 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, July 18 (ANI): Saikh Khalifa bin Zayid al-Nuhayyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, has recently announced that the UAE has cancelled the entire debt owned to it by ... Read more...

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