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Golden bust of Putin to be displayed

February 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A St. Petersburg jewelry company will display a 16.38-kg golden bust of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and later use the gold to make heart-shaped ... Read more...

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Indians in US, Japan back Hazare agitation (With Images)

December 27th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare's agitation attracted a modest crowd in Mumbai but Indians in the US and Japan Tuesday lent an international touch to the fight for ... Read more...

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Italian prime minister slams country’s downgrading

September 20th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Tuesday criticised Standard & Poor's downgrading of the country's credit rating and defended the measures contained in an emergency budget ... Read more...

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Poland condemns Mumbai blasts

July 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 14 (IANS) Poland Thursday strongly condemned the deadly bomb blasts in Mumbai that left at least 17 people dead and injured 131.Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said terrorism ... Read more...

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Terror for political goals unacceptable, Germany to Pakistan

December 12th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) In a strong worded message to Pakistan on terrorism, Germany Saturday said it will tell Islamabad that terror as a means to end political issues ... Read more...

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Labour minister was ‘a hound dog with women’, reveals embassy cable

November 29th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): The London embassy has apparently passed on intelligence about a British Labour minister saying he "reportedly remains a bit of a hound dog where women are concerned", according ... Read more...

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Afghan partition would cause “civil war” again: NATO

September 16th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Sept 16 (ANI): NATO has dismissed former American national security adviser Robert Blackwill's suggestions that a conflict in Afghanistan could be resolved by partitioning the country on ethnic lines and ... Read more...

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Post-protest rampage in Bangkok leaves 16 dead

May 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 20 (DPA) Irate anti-government protesters set fire to at least 35 buildings in Bangkok in a violent rampage sparked by the government's crackdown on their demonstration that left up ... Read more...

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Plane attack angers Detroit Islamic leader

December 26th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A local Islamic leader in Detroit has said he was disturbed by the attack in a plane about to land there. He called for Muslims to work with ... Read more...

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Political wings of ISI, IB controlling political parties in Pak : PML-Q

August 26th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.26 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League- Quaid (PML-Q) has said that 'political wings' of state intelligence agencies were controlling political parties in the country.In an interview with a private television channel, ... Read more...

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Military offensive to continue till extremists are eliminated: Gilani

June 21st, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 21 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the offensive against the extremists breeding on the country's soil will continue till militancy is eliminated completely.Addressing a ... Read more...

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North Korea creating global tensions to facilitate hereditary power transfer

June 11th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): North Korea is launching missiles, testing nuclear devices and whipping up global tension so that its ailing supreme leader, Kim Jong Il, can create conditions for a "hereditary ... Read more...

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Pilibhit people have always believed in communal harmony: Congress nominee

March 29th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The Congress nominee from Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh Sunday blamed the district administration for the drama and violence that followed Varun Gandhi's arrest and said the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Abduction fears take heavy toll on Afghan society

March 12th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Can Merey Kabul, March 12 (DPA) It was around 6 p.m. when hospital director Muhammed Hashim Wahaaj left his office in downtown Kabul to go home. A car followed his vehicle. Wahaaj ... Read more...

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Iraq outlook grim, says US think tank

April 7th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 7 (Xinhua) A new report released Sunday by a Washington think tank offered a grim outlook of Iraq. The report from the US Institute of Peace concluded that political progress ... Read more...

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Spain suspends poll campaign after politician is killed

March 8th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA San Sebastian (Spain), March 7 (DPA) Suspected activists of the Basque separatist group ETA Friday shot dead a local politician two days before Spain's general elections, prompting a suspension of the electoral ... Read more...

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For Baltic town, nuclear shutdown spells trouble

March 7th, 2008 - 9:13 am ICT by admin
By Aleks Tapinsh Visaginas (Lithuania), March 7 (DPA) Most Europeans will be relieved if Lithuania's Soviet-era nuclear power plant shuts down as planned by the end of 2009, but residents of the Baltic ... Read more...

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