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Former Israel PM convicted but escapes fraud charge

July 10th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Jerusalem Tuesday cleared former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert of multiple fraud and corruption charges but found him guilty of ... Read more...

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Spanish king apologises for African hunting excursion

April 19th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 19 (IANS/EFE) "I'm very sorry. I made a mistake. It won't happen again," Spain's King Juan Carlos said Wednesday regarding a hunting trip to Botswana that became headline ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh government slams suspended official

October 12th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 11 (IANS) The Mayawati government Tuesday slammed a woman Indian Administrative Service officer for issuing a statement against the state administration after she was suspended for violation of ... Read more...

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Chinese citizens spent $48 billion overseas in 2010

January 11th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 11 (ANI): Wealthy Chinese citizens were estimated to have spent 48 billion dollars abroad in 2010, a research group said.Xinhua quoted the China Tourism Academy as saying in its annual ... Read more...

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Jimmy Carter Visits North Korea With A Mission To Free American Prisoner

August 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Early on Wednesday morning, Jimmy Carter reached North Korea with a humanitarian mission to free an American prisoner who has been sentenced to eight years hard ... Read more...

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Alagiri’s Maldives trip had PMO’s approval

May 10th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) His "perpetual" absence from parliament may have pushed the government on the backfoot, but DMK leader and Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister M.K. Alagiri's Maldives holiday during ... Read more...

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Zardari ‘travels’ as Pakistan ‘burns’

September 9th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.9 (ANI): Despite the country's struggle against the existential threat posed by the Taliban and other extremist groups and the economy in shambles, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has been ... Read more...

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New Zealand minister reprimanded over India trip

March 30th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 30 (DPA) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key reprimanded one of his ministers Monday and forced him to abandon his ties with a company over a perceived conflict ... Read more...

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