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Libya to celebrate anniversary of Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 16th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Libya is preparing to mark the first anniversary of the Lockerbie bomber's release with leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi urging his countrymen to thank those who helped to ... Read more...

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Under Chingoka, no cricket ties with Zimbabwe: Britain


August 15th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) British Sports Minister Hugh Robertson says the England cricket team will be discouraged from playing Zimbabawe until its board severs ties with the Robert Mugabe regime. ... Read more...

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Brown appeals to Brit people to donate more for Pak flood victims


August 11th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Ex-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has insisted there is no giving fatigue among people as he appealed for donations to help Pakistan flood victims.He said it was ... Read more...

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Pak needs to come clean on ISI-Taliban link: Editorial


July 31st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31(ANI): After the leak of classified US military documents proved links between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Taliban, an editorial in a leading Pakistan daily has said that ... Read more...

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Gilani says Cameron’s remarks against Pak can affect war on terror


July 30th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the issue of hostile statements made by British Prime Minister David Cameron would be taken up at a diplomatic ... Read more...

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‘Cheerful’ Brown admits to ‘end of an era’ when he left 10 Downing


July 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown insists he is "very cheerful" as a backbench MP and has "quite quickly", realised it was the "end of an era" ... Read more...

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George Clooney To Receive Emmy For Humanitarian Efforts


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 49 year old Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney will be awarded a special Emmy for his humanitarian efforts on August 29. He will receive the award ... Read more...

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Factors behind the India-Pakistan logjam (Comment)


July 17th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The unprecedented public exposure of the India-Pakistan rift after the ministerial-level talks in Islamabad was a disaster waiting to happen.A similar, though more muted, incident happened during Pakistan ... Read more...

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Brown boasted that he could beat Blair to EU presidency job


July 15th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Former British prime minister Gordon Brown has boasted he could beat his predecessor Tony Blair for the job of European President.Brown is reported to have sneered at ... Read more...

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David Miliband accuses Gordon Brown of lacking “moral seriousness” as PM


July 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): The Labour leadership candidate David Miliband has made his most outspoken attack on former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, saying he lacked the "moral seriousness" he had ... Read more...

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Ex-UK PM Brown could soon be Prof Brown


July 7th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is understood to have been approached by Harvard and Yale, the so-called "Ivy League" elite universities on America's East Coast, to ... Read more...

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Iraq war illegal, Tony Blair was told


July 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair was warned that the invasion of Iraq would be illegal in a secret memo from Attorney General Lord Goldsmith three months ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain take first steps to thaw relationship


June 26th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (DPA) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and British Prime Minister David Cameron have agreed to revive the relationship between their two nations after years of glacial interactions, the Kremlin ... Read more...

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Sarah Brown to pen memoir about life “Behind the Black Door”


June 14th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14(ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown's wife Sarah Brown has revealed that she has agreed on a deal to write a memoir about her time at 10 Downing ... Read more...

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Sarah Brown writing her memoirs


June 14th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Sarah Brown, wife of former British prime minister Gordon Brown, is publishing her memoirs of life inside 10, Downing Street. Publishers Ebury Press said it will tell her ... Read more...

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Brown has left his permanent mark in Downing Street


June 13th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is alleged to have caused permanent damage at 10 Downing Street. Brown has been accused of more inadvertent vandalism.When incumbent ... Read more...

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Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg to co-chair UN-backed group on climate change financing


June 7th, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has accepted an invitation to co-chair the United Nations-backed advisory group on climate change financing, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Sunday.Stoltenberg ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown ’signed pay cut for his successor at Downing Street’


June 6th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): In his final days as the British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown deprived David Cameron of hundreds of thousands of pounds - the Labour politician accepted a pay ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown wants top job at International Monetary Fund


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23(ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown wants one of the world's most important economic jobs as head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said his closest school friend.Tom ... Read more...

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Canada’s seeks India, China support against global bank tax


May 20th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Before G8 and G20 summits here next month can discuss a proposed global bank tax, Canada, whose banks stood out during the economic meltdown, has ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell To Receive Knighthood by Queen


May 18th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon Cowell, known as one of the judges from 'American Idol' and 'Britain's Got Talent', as well as for his charity work, will receive a knighthood ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to get Knighthood


May 18th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell will reportedly be honoured with knighthood by Britain's Queen Elizabeth next month. According to sources, former prime minister Gordon Brown had recommended Cowell for ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to be knighted?


May 17th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): TV mogul Simon Cowell may soon be honoured with the title "Sir" for his charity works and achievement in British record industry.Former England's Prime Minister Gordon Brown ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown’ chances of knighthood ruined?


May 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown may miss a chance to earn knighthood after his recent statement following his exit from the top post.The ex-leader said ... Read more...

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British government promises bold reform


May 12th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) Britain's new Conservative-Liberal Democrat leadership Wednesday promised a new era of consensus government that would usher in bold reform and mark a "seismic shift" in the political ... Read more...

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Britain to switch to Conservative rule as Brown quits


May 12th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown resigned Tuesday after his ruling Labour party failed to form a government following last week's general election. Brown's resignation ends 13 years of ... Read more...

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UK Prime Minister Brown resigns as PM, ends Labour Party’s 13-year hold on power


May 12th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Tuesday said he will offer his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II and resign as Labour Party leader, effective immediately.The announcement ... Read more...

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Sky News: UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown to resign on Tuesday


May 12th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The Liberal Democrats on Tuesday said they are 'very close' on reaching a deal to form a new British government, while sources tell Sky News that ... Read more...

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CNBC: Liberal Democrats and Conservatives reach deal to form new UK government


May 11th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- News reports on Tuesday indicated that the Liberal Democrats have reached a deal with the Conservatives to form a new British government, which would force Prime Minister Gordon ... Read more...

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London newspaper: UK PM Brown to quit on Tuesday, hand over power to David Cameron


May 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A London newspaper on Tuesday reported that Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown will resign on Tuesday and hand over power to Conservatives leader David Cameron, who won last ... Read more...

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UK PM Gordon Brown to quit in September


May 11th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK's Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced that he will be stepping down as the head of the Labour Party in September, to make way for ... Read more...

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UK PM, Gordon Brown, To Give Up His Job Later This Year


May 11th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has enacted a remarkable proposal to make certain that his besieged Labor Party stays in power. This proposal ... Read more...

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UK PM Gordon Brown Decides To Quit To Help Formation Of Coalition Government


May 11th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The political scenario in Britain is experiencing an unprecedented deadlock after the national elections which were held recently could not declare a clear winner. In ... Read more...

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Labour, Liberal Democrats work feverishly to seal deal (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg vowed Tuesday to act quickly after Labour leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown's dramatic decision to step down brought them back to ... Read more...

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Treachery, cry Tories after Clegg and Brown talk


May 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Conservatives have savaged Liberal Democrats after the latter sought a deal with Labour leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, with a senior Tory leader saying: "These people ... Read more...

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