political symbolism

Zardari slams foreign trip criticism, says he ‘acted to mobilise the world’

August 12th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Aug 12(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who has been under attack for taking a foreign trip while his country was struggling to cope with devastating floods, has defended his ... Read more...

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Obamas’ vacation takes as much planning as a US invasion of Grenada!

June 29th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A first family vacation now takes about as much planning as the US invasion of Grenada.Helicopters and limos have to be forward deployed. Secret Service agents and White ... Read more...

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Vice-President arrives in South Africa for Prez Zuma’s inauguration ceremony

May 9th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
ON BOARD/ Johannesburg (South Africa), May 9 (ANI): Vice-President Hamid Ansari who arrived on a three-day visit to South Africa, will attend the inauguration ceremony of new South African President Jacob Zuma ... Read more...

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New Zealand repeals law that mandated use of biofuels

December 17th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 17 (DPA) New Zealand's newly elected centre-right government Wednesday ditched a three-month old measure that would have forced oil companies to sell biofuels to combat climate change.The government, elected last ... Read more...

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