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Moscow officials ban anti-Putin march


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow authorities have dismissed a plan proposed by critics of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to hold a 50,000-strong march Feb 4.A group of opposition ... Read more...

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Stephen Baldwin bracing for Baldwin brothers Christmas feud


December 21st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 21 (ANI): Actor Stephen Baldwin has revealed that he is bracing for a Baldwin brothers Christmas at their mother's home in Syracuse, as there will most likely be a ... Read more...

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Once uneasy with Holbrooke, India calls him an accomplished diplomat (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India Tuesday condoled the death of US special envoy Richard C. Holbrooke and lauded him as "an accomplished diplomat" who served his country and international peace ... Read more...

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Holbrooke an accomplished diplomat: India


December 14th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India Tuesday condoled the death of US special envoy Richard C. Holbrooke and lauded him as an accomplished diplomat who served his country and the cause ... Read more...

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US trouble shooter Richard Holbrooke is dead (Third Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Richard C. Holbrooke America's high profile diplomatic trouble shooter and Obama administration's point man in the war torn Afghan-Pakistani region has died ... Read more...

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France has not integrated its minorities, WikiLeaks quotes US cables as saying


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): France has not done enough to integrate its ethnic and religious minorities and needs to give Muslims a place in mainstream society, U.S. diplomats have said in leaked ... Read more...

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Obama visit: All the president’s desis


October 24th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Not only does US President Barack Obama view ties with India as a "defining partnership" of the 21st century, but he also banks on a ... Read more...

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Rosario Dawson, Eva Longoria team-up to challenge Arizona Immigration Law


August 8th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): 'Desperate Housewives' star Eva Longoria-Parker, Rosario Dawson, Wilmder Valderrama and a handful of other celebs have come together to take a stand against the Arizona immigration law."I haven't ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval rating continues to dip as US nears midterm elections


August 7th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7(ANI): Just months ahead of the US midterm elections, a new poll has found that President Barack Obama's approval rating has matched his previous low of 44 percent.According to ... Read more...

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Former US secretary of state Kissinger falls ill (Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 13 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was taken to a hospital in Seoul Saturday after complaining of a stomach ache, hospital officials said, adding that he was ... Read more...

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Czech court lifts final hurdle to EU treaty ratification


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Nov 3 (DPA) The Czech Republic's Constitutional Court Tuesday ruled the European Union's Lisbon Treaty "not at odds" with the Czech constitution, court chairman Pavel Rychetsky said. That removes the final hurdle ... Read more...

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India to host 2012 biodiversity summit


October 31st, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India has offered to host the 11th global biodiversity summit in 2012, a government spokesperson said here Saturday, adding that the head of the UN biodiversity convention ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

European Parliament gets its first Polish president


July 14th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), July 14 (DPA) The European Parliament Tuesday elected its first president from a former-Communist member state as the 736-seat legislature gave an overwhelming majority of votes to Poland's former conservative ... Read more...

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CBS Poll: Eight in ten Americans optimistic about Obama


January 18th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.18 (ANI): A new CBS News/New York Times poll has found that about eight and ten Americans are optimistic that President-elect Barack Obama can deliver on his campaign promises. Seventy-nine ... Read more...

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Laura Bush to write autobiography


January 6th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): US First Lady Laura Bush has inked a deal with Scribner to write her memoirs for publication in the spring of 2010.The memoir will include her experiences ... Read more...

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Czech, France, Sweden agree on joint EU presidency


May 28th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Prague, May 28 (Xinhua) The Czech Republic, France and Sweden have agreed on a joint 18-month programme for European Union (EU) presidency, senior officials of the three countries said. In general terms, ... Read more...

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