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No Russian asylum for Syrian president: Minister


March 21st, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has not told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to leave Syria and take refuge in Russia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."Nobody invited him to Moscow," ... Read more...

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Egypt parliamentary polls to begin Nov 21


September 18th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's supreme election commission has proposed to hold elections to the country's parliament starting Nov 21, the Al Ahram newspaper said.Elections to both the upper ... Read more...

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Yemen may witness signing of power transition plan Saturday


April 27th, 2011 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A power transition plan between Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the opposition could be signed Saturday in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, Al Jazeera ... Read more...

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Taliban abduct dozens of alleged Afghan police recruits


March 28th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 28 (ANI): Afghan officials have claimed that Taliban insurgent groups have abducted dozens of men who tried to join the police force in the north-eastern parts of the country. ... Read more...

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Post-Mubarak, Egypt army vows peaceful power transition (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Egyptian military committed itself to oversee the peaceful transition of power Saturday, a day after Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egypt's president after ruling the country for 30 years.The ... Read more...

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Mubarak leaves Cairo as protesters march towards presidential palace (Roundup)


February 11th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Caro/Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Cairo Friday as protesters gathered in their thousands at the capital's Tahrir Square marched towards the presidential palace, intensifying their demand ... Read more...

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Mubarak leaves Cairo: Report (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) The embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Cairo for an "unknown" destination, a media report said, as anti-government protesters intensified their demand Friday for immediate power transition.While Egypt's ... Read more...

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Egyptian Government to hold talks with Muslim Brotherhood


February 6th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 6 (ANI): The Egyptian Government has reportedly decided to hold talks with the opposition Muslim Brotherhood, possibly on Sunday. Vice President Omar Suleiman will lead the talks with the intention ... Read more...

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Cairo square turns into tent city as protests continue


February 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters braved rainy weather as they spent the night in downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square and kept up their unrelenting pressure on President Hosni Mubarak to quit now. Though ... Read more...

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Egyptian government to hold talks with opposition group


February 6th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) The Egyptian government will hold talks with the Muslim Brotherhood, after the opposition group agreed to a dialogue with Vice President Omar Suleiman in a bid to end ... Read more...

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Uganda bombings: US worried over emergence of new Islamic terror group


July 13th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 13 (ANI): Sunday's devastating bomb blast in Ugandan capital Kampala, which killed over 70 persons, including an American aid worker, has worried the United States, as it fears that ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress seeks to reinvent itself


May 7th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (ANI): The resurgence of Malay-Indian support in favour of the ruling coalition Barison Nasional has brought the subject of succession within the Malaysian Indian Congress into the ... Read more...

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Transfer of power begins in Malaysia


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Apr.2 (ANI): The transition of power from Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to Najib Tun Razak begins Thursday as he has an audience with the King to seek permission to ... Read more...

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Afghanistan Air Force has 4 fixed-wing aircraft, 16 choppers, with pilots’ average age being 43!


January 29th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Kabul, Jan 29 (ANI): With only four fixed-wing transport aircraft and 16 helicopters, the Afghan National Army Air Corps would not able to tackle on its own the Taliban threat facing the ... Read more...

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