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China-bashing increases during US polls, rues daily


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China-bashing becomes intense during US elections and American politicians compete for the toughest stance against the country, rued a Chinese daily Friday. "The things these politicians ... Read more...

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French embassies face closure over prophet’s cartoon


September 20th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will close several of its embassies and schools around the world amid concerns of a backlash after a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad appeared ... Read more...

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Chinese observe Japan invasion anniversary


September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) People stood in silence and cars pulled to roadside to honk in China's Shenyang city at 9.18 a.m. Tuesday as wailing air defence sirens kicked off ... Read more...

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China lacks confidence in its own rise: Daily


September 14th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) China has experienced rapid development in recent years but "lacks confidence in its rise", a state-run Chinese daily said, noting: "How society should distribute power remains ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex


July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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Russia ready to back Annan proposals on Syria in UNSC


March 21st, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to support a UN Security Council resolution on Syria based on UN envoy Kofi Annan's proposals on how to resolve the crisis ... Read more...

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Counter opposition, Farooq exhorts party legislatrs


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) The ruling National Conference held its party legislature meeting in Jammu on Wednesday to counter the "provocations" of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party.The meeting was held ... Read more...

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US seeks EU sanctions to force Iran back into talks


January 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US expects the European Union (EU) to take steps to pressure Iran back into negotiations on its controversial nuclear activity, said Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Democracy is best guarantor of internal security: PM


December 31st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Democracy can often be frustrating, but it is also the greatest guarantor of internal security, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday, reminding cynics and ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges Kerala to abide by Supreme Court order


December 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday requested her Kerala counterpart Oommen Chandy to ensure that his government abides by the apex court order allowing the ... Read more...

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Russian police arrests 28 activists during unsanctioned rally


June 13th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Moscow police on Saturday arrested 28 opposition activists to prevent them from staging an unsanctioned rally during Russia's Independence Day.According to the state-run RIA Novosti news agency, about ... Read more...

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UN chief urges restraint from Israel, Arab sides


May 16th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 16 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for restraint from all sides in Israel and Lebanon and urged them to refrain from "provocations", Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Gillard will talk with N. Korea only after nuke issue resolution


April 25th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 25 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said her country will talk with North Korea once it resolves the controversial nuclear issue.'There's no point just saying 'sit down ... Read more...

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South Korea vow to defend territory


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seoul, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems South Korea have had enough of their neighbors in the North. The country’s president has warned that the country will take steps to protect its ... Read more...

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‘N. Korea warns of less restraint to S. Korea’s military drills’


December 28th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 28 (ANI): North Korea has slammed South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's comments of retaliation against Pyongyang if provoked, saying that DPRK has limited restraint over Seoul's military provocation and it ... Read more...

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S.Korea to retaliate against Pyongyang if attacked again even if it risks war


December 28th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec 28 (ANI): South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has reportedly threatened to retaliate against North Korea if it attacked his country again.The New York Times quoted Lee as saying that his ... Read more...

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North Korea says South’s “childish play with fire not worth responding to”


December 21st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang (North Korea), Dec 21(ANI): North Korea has said that it "was not worth reacting" to the latest "military provocation" by South Korea.Air raid bunkers in Yeonpyeong shook during the live-fire ... Read more...

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Japan to release new military guidelines to focus more on China


December 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec 13 (ANI): Japan is expected to release new military guidelines to reduce its heavy armoured and artillery forces against Russia in favour of creating more mobile units that could respond ... Read more...

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Obama criticises Jintao over not condemning North Korea’s provocative actions openly


December 7th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly criticised his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao during a telephonic conversation between the two leaders, saying that Beijing was emboldening North Korea ... Read more...

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Obama, Jintao disccuss Korean crisis


December 6th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Beijing, Dec.6 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for a calm response to the Korean Peninsula crisis, warning that if the present situation is not dealt with properly, tensions could ... Read more...

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North warns South Korea not to ponder over “catastrophic consequences”


December 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Dec 5 (ANI): North Korea has reportedly urged South Korea to "stop acting rashly and ponder over the catastrophic consequences."According to news.com.au, the warning was sent in a statement through the ... Read more...

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South Koreans feel government response to N. Korea attack feeble


November 28th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov.28 (ANI): Many South Koreans believe that their government has given a limited and feeble response to the missile attack from North Korea.They believe that the hour-long artillery barrage by North ... Read more...

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S. Korean defence minister resigns over slow response to N. Korean shelling of island


November 26th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (S.Korea), Nov.26 (ANI): South Korea's Defence Minister Kim Tae-Young has resigned amid angry criticism of the response to the North Korean attack on Yeonpyeong island.In the North Korean artillery bombardment, ... Read more...

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China devoted to maintaining peace on Korean Peninsula: Chinese Premier


November 25th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Nov 25(ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said that his country is devoted to maintaining peace on the Korean Peninsula and opposed any military provocations.Jiabao's comments come after North Korea fired ... Read more...

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North Korea, South Korea Get Involved In Artillery Duel


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Seoul, Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The artillery firing that ensued across the border was initiated by South Korea, according to North Korean officials. The cross-border duel claimed the lives of ... Read more...

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CPI-M appeals for peace after Ayodhya verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday said "there may be questions" on the nature of the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute and ... Read more...

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Zardari-Gilani-Kayani trio vows to protect democratic system in Pak


September 28th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and COAS General Ashfaq Kayani have vowed to defend and protect the democratic system in the country, and ... Read more...

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Follow ‘ethical norms ‘, Special Secretary Bansal tells security personnel in J & K


August 29th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug.29 (ANI): U.K Bansal, Special Secretary (Internal Security) in Ministry of Home Affairs, on Sunday asked security personnel deployed in the Kashmir Valley to follow ethical norms of conduct even while ... Read more...

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North Korea to probe truth behind “Cheonan” warship case


July 31st, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): North Korea has said that its people and army would probe the truth behind the March 26, 2010 "Cheonan" warship sinking case "to the end."The official Korean ... Read more...

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US-S.Korea defence drills ’serious provocations and “rude challenges’: North Korea


July 27th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): North Korea declared on Tuesday that it did not fear "military threats" and "warnings" by the United States and South Korea.The country's official KCNA news agency quoted ... Read more...

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Nixon planned to hit N.Korea with nuclear strike in 1969


July 8th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Former US president Richard Nixon is believed to have ordered nuclear bombers to be put on standby for an immediate strike on North Korea.According to newly revealed government ... Read more...

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Argentina will seek revenge against Germany


July 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 1 (DPA) Germany and Argentina have dazzled South Africa with attacking verve, raising expectations of a classic quarter-final encounter in Cape Town Saturday as the South Americans seek ... Read more...

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Maradona unmoved by Schweinsteiger’s comments


July 1st, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 1 (DPA) Argentina's Diego Maradona has asked whether Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger is getting nervous in a war of words ahead of their quarter-final clash Saturday. Schweinsteiger had claimed that Argentina ... Read more...

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World Cup 2010: Schweinsteiger accuses Argentina of being ‘disrespectful’


July 1st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): German soccer star, Bastian Schweinsteiger, has cranked up the tension ahead of Germany's quarter-final against Argentina with a blistering attack on Diego Maradona and his players.According to ... Read more...

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Seoul calls on North Korea to stop provocation


June 25th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 25 (DPA) In a speech to mark the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, South Korean President Lee Myung Bank Friday urged North Korea to stop its ... Read more...

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