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French PM re-elected in parliamentary elections


June 11th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS) French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault was re-elected in the first round of parliamentary elections held Sunday, media reported.Ayrault, a socialist politician, had been appointed ... Read more...

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New turmoil in Arab world: French PM’s name


May 19th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) It is not France's new president but Prime Minister Jean Marc Ayrault who is creating waves in the Arab world. And it is because of his ... Read more...

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Canada pulls out of Kyoto accord


December 13th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Dec 13 (IANS) Canada has withdrawn from the Kyoto Protocol, thereby saving about $14 billion in penalties, Environment Minister Peter Kent announced Monday.Kent blamed the "incompetent Liberal government" of ... Read more...

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Canada appoints new consul general in Chandigarh


September 21st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Canada Monday appointed Scot Slessor as its new consul general in Chandigarh. He replaces Helen Economo Amundsen who has completed her three-year term.The Chandigarh consulate general ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to visit Hungary, Luxembourg


June 6th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will lead a Parliamentary delegation on a week-long visit to Hungary and Luxembourg on Monday.During her visit she will discuss issues ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to visit Hungary, Luxembourg


June 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will lead a parliamentary delegation to Hungary June 7-10 and Luxembourg June 10-13. The delegation includes MPs Naresh Gujral, Ganesh ... Read more...

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Clinton Foundation gives $1 mn for Haiti hurricane safety


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (DPA) Former US president Bill Clinton's foundation Tuesday pledged $1 million towards disaster preparedness and hurricane safety in Haiti ahead of a conference to discuss the earthquake-shattered country's future. Clinton ... Read more...

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Canada to house Haiti government temporarily


February 16th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Canada has announced it will temporarily house the government of quake-devastated Haiti. According to the latest estimates, more than 200,000 people died in the deadly earthquake which hit Haiti ... Read more...

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Haiti raises quake toll to 217,000


February 11th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Feb 11 (DPA) The Haitian government has said the toll in last month's earthquake had risen to 217,000, backtracking from conflicting earlier statements of even higher totals. "There are people that say ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake death toll has reached 212,000: Prime Minister Bellerive


February 5th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb 5(ANI): Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has said the death toll from last month's catastrophic earthquake has reached 212,000, while the number of homeless may be far ... Read more...

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Haiti quake toll tops 200,000


February 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Feb 4 (DPA) The number of people killed in last month's earthquake in Haiti has topped 200,000, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said as protests erupted over the slow distribution of aid ... Read more...

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Ten Americans charged with child trafficking in Haiti


February 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb.1 (ANI): Ten Americans have been formally charged by Haitian authorities for what the prime minister called the "kidnapping" of Haitian children."They were arrested on the border with ... Read more...

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10 Americans held for illegally trying to take children from Haiti


January 31st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 31 (DPA) Haitian police arrested 10 US citizens Saturday for trying to take 33 children out of the country without permission, officials said. Agents captured the group led by a woman ... Read more...

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170,000 bodies of quake victims recovered in Haiti


January 29th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 170,000 bodies have been recovered from the rubble as the rescue works continued since the devastating earthquake hit this Haitian capital city Jan 12. A 16-year-old girl, who ... Read more...

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Death toll from Haiti quake reaches 150,000


January 26th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan 26 (DPA) The Haitian government raised the confirmed death toll from this month's devastating earthquake to 150,000 late Monday. Officials said they fear the death toll could be as high ... Read more...

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Last official quake toll is 72,000: Haiti PM


January 20th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The last official toll in the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti last week was "72,000 collected bodies", Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive told CNN Wednesday, adding that "now ... Read more...

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UN troops seek to locate wreckage of banks


January 20th, 2010 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 20 (DPA) UN troops in the Haitian capital, whose presence broadened Tuesday a week after the earthquake, had been asked to recover cash from collapsed bank wreckage, a Haitian government ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean defends his charity


January 20th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wyclef Jean was accused of using his charity’s funds for his own personal gains. He had issued a statement about it, on his group’s ... Read more...

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Haiti government has more food than it can distribute


January 19th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) The Haitian government has received more food in international aid than it can store and distribute, the person in charge of coordinating food aid in the wake of ... Read more...

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President Patil expresses grief over Haiti devastation


January 16th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday expressed her condolences to the Government and people of Haiti following the massive earthquake that hit the island nation earlier this ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake death toll could reach 200,000


January 16th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 16 (ANI): Haiti's Interior Minister Paul Antoine Bien-Aime has said that death toll from the earthquake in the country could reach 200,000."We have already collected around 50,000 dead bodies ... Read more...

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Singh expresses condolence to Haiti PM over earthquake, donates five million dollars for relief


January 15th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has conveyed his condolences to Haiti's Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and the people of the Island nation on the loss of lives ... Read more...

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Quake survivors spend night in Haitian streets


January 15th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Bodies of victims started swelling in the heat as thousands of survivors spent the second night in the streets of Haiti's capital which was devastated by a high-intensity ... Read more...

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Aid flights turned away from Haiti


January 15th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Some aid-laden aircraft have been turned away from earthquake-hit Haiti due to limited space at the international airport in the country's capital, an official said. Haiti's government has put ... Read more...

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India to give one million dollar aid for emergency relief purposes in Haiti


January 14th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): India on Thursday said that it was deeply saddened at the death and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti on Tuesday, and decided to give one million ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands feared dead in Haitian earthquake (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au- Prince, Jan 14 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people are feared to have perished in an earthquake in Haiti as the international community rushed Thursday to help the impoverished Caribbean ... Read more...

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FBI warns Internet users of Haiti relief scams


January 14th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (RIA Novosti) The FBI Thursday issued a warning about e-mails offering bogus online fundraising to help victims of the devastating quake in Haiti, which left thousands of people dead. A ... Read more...

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US suspends deportation of Haitians after quake


January 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) The US Wednesday suspended deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants in the wake of the devastating earthquake in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano ... Read more...

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US televangelist sparks row by saying Haiti earthquake consequence of ‘Satanic pact’


January 14th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): A US televangelist has sparked outrage by suggesting that the death of 500,000 people in Haiti earthquake was a direct consequence of their "Satanic pact", and it ... Read more...

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Five hundred thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake


January 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan. 14 (ANI): Nearly five hundred thousands are feared to be dead in Haiti after a grade 7.0-magnitude quake struck the impoverished country's capital on Tuesday afternoon.A major international ... Read more...

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‘Tens of thousands’ feared killed in Haiti quake (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval has said estimates of the death toll in the devastating earthquake in capital Port-au-Prince could easily be in the tens of thousands, while other ... Read more...

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‘Tens of thousands’ killed in Haiti quake


January 14th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval said estimates of the death toll in the devastating earthquake in capital Port-au- Prince could easily be in the tens of thousands, while other ... Read more...

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British Queen bestows rare honour on former Canadian PM


July 14th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 14 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has bestowed the rare Order of Merit on former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien. The Order of Merit is an elite group of 24 ... Read more...

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US seeks aggressive action to stem economic slide: Obama


March 11th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (DPA) The US will push for aggressive action to halt the global economic slide at an international financial summit next month, President Barack Obama said Wednesday, emphasizing the interconnectedness ... Read more...

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No recovery until 2010, eurozone ministers warn


March 10th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 10 (DPA) The European economy is in much worse shape than previously anticipated and will not recover from recession before 2010, eurozone finance ministers have warned. However, European governments will resist ... Read more...

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