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YouTube to live-stream U.S. presidential debates for first time


October 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will face Republican rival Mitt Romney during three presidential debates this month, and all will be streamed live on the video-sharing website ... Read more...

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Putin says no to TV presidential debates


January 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will not take part in TV debates with rival candidates ahead of the March 4 presidential elections, his spokesman said ... Read more...

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Journalist Edwin Newman dies at the age of 91 years


September 16th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned United States journalist Edwin Newman has died at the age of 91 years. He died of pneumonia in Oxford, England in August but his family lawyer said ... Read more...

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Karzai pulls out of Afghanistan’s first televised presidential debate


July 24th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 24 (ANI): President Hamid Karzai has pulled out of Afghanistan's first televised presidential debate, which was to take place on Friday, saying he did not have time to prepare. ... Read more...

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Iran’s Khamenei aiming to remove rival first-generation leaders


June 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), June 18 (ANI): Even as a power struggle is on in Iran between supporters loyal to incumbent President Mohammad Ahmadinejad and supporters of his political rival Mir Hossein Mousavi, the ... Read more...

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Nepal Democrats celebrate Obama victory in Kathmandu


November 5th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) One month ago, Nepal's astrologers had predicted victory for Barack Obama and the prediction came true Wednesday with the 47-year-old making history by becoming the first non-white president ... Read more...

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Obama appears a hit in India as well


November 3rd, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) US President George W. Bush may have gifted the path-breaking nuclear deal to India, but his successor aspirant John McCain is no favourite here. Indians appear to ... Read more...

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It’s a transformational moment for America (Comment)


November 2nd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Americans love the idea of democracy, and argue all the time about what that democracy should look like. This election gives us a chance to settle the ... Read more...

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Barack Obamas debating style likened to Muhammed Alis boxing technique


October 31st, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): Two Kent State University sociology professors have likened U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obamas debating style to the technique boxing legend Muhammed Ali relied on during his matches. ... Read more...

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Obama-Biden team gained significantly from debates: CBS/NYT poll


October 22nd, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.22 (ANI): The standing of the Democratic presidential ticket of Barack Obama and Joe Biden improved during the three presidential debates and the vice presidential debate, a new CBS ... Read more...

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Biden casts doubt on Joe the Plumber phenomenon


October 17th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 17 (ANI): Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden today cast doubt on Joe the Plumber, who was a focal point of last nights presidential debates after he questioned ... Read more...

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Defensive McCain faces uphill task to the White House


October 17th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 17 (ANI): Republican John McCain for the last 19 days of the presidential campaign will be playing nothing but defense as the global financial crisis, coupled with his ... Read more...

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Indian students believe Obama will be next US president


October 16th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Indian students believe that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will become the 44th president of the United States on November 4 this year. "I think for myself Obama ... Read more...

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53 pc uncommitted voters say Obama will win final debate


October 16th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 16 (ANI): Following the trend witnessed in the two earlier US presidential debates, more uncommitted voters favoured the former as the winner ahead of todays third debate between ... Read more...

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Palin is a hit with the media


October 13th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.13 (ANI): September has been a great month to write about politics on the Web.The Los Angeles Times had an all-time-high 137 million page views, The Washington Post topped ... Read more...

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Pak alone to take action if Osama located in the country


October 9th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 9 (ANI): If Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was located in Pakistan , the countrys security forces would alone take action, and no outside forces would be ... Read more...

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McCain heading for defeat: Republican analyst


October 8th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.8 (ANI): John McCain is heading to near-certain defeat in the presidential election because American voters no longer trust Republicans on the economy, a strategist for the party warned yesterday. Steve ... Read more...

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First US presidential debate, a dead heat for the most part


September 27th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.27 (ANI): A former White House Special Counsel and now political contributor to Fox News, Lanny Davis, has described the first of three presidential debates between John McCain and Barack ... Read more...

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McCains inaccuracies exposed in first presidential debate


September 27th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.27 (ANI): The first of the three presidential debates between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama in Oxford, Mississippi, have purportedly exposed McCain as inconsistent and inaccurate on many ... Read more...

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Obama, McCain clash over Iraq, Iran in first debate (Lead)


September 27th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 27 (DPA) Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain clashed in their first debate Friday night over the war in Iraq and whether the next person to occupy the White ... Read more...

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Obama for more pressure on Pak, McCain says it needs more aid


September 27th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by ANI
Oxford (Mississippi, US), Sept.27 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday called for putting more pressure on Pakistan to rein in terror elements in its tribal badlands, while his Republican ... Read more...

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Obama, McCain trade charges on US meltdown in first presidential debate


September 27th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by ANI
Oxford (Mississippi, US), Sept.27 (ANI): Departing from a pre-arranged pact that they would engage in a debate on foreign policy, presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain on Friday engaged in ... Read more...

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”American Idol” makeup artist gets McCain ready for TV interview


September 25th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, September 25 (ANI): U.S. Republican presidential nominee John McCain was helped by an "American Idol" makeup artist in getting ready for a recent television appearance. The Federal Election Commission ... Read more...

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Presidential debates are mostly positive and emphasize policy: Researcher


September 25th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.25 (ANI): William Benoit, one of the nation''s leading experts on political campaigns at the University of Missouri, says presidential debates have become an important part of presidential campaigns since ... Read more...

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