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Medvedev may run for president again


July 31st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has not ruled out that he would run for president again if Russians support his return to the Kremlin."I am ... Read more...

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French citizens dissatisfied with Sarkozy


October 25th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy's retirement reform plan has led to a dramatic drop in his public approval rating, with around 70 percent of the people saying they ... Read more...

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Naoto Kan chosen Japan’s new PM (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 4 (DPA) Naoto Kan was chosen as Japan's next prime minister by parliament Friday after he won an overwhelming victory in the ruling Democratic Party of Japan's presidential election. ... Read more...

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New synthetic corneal implants to restore eyesight in blind patients


May 21st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): For patients, who have lost their sight in an accident or illness, transplantation of a plastic corneal implant could restore their ability to see.Dr. Joachim Storsberg of the ... Read more...

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Seven New Zealand locations short-listed for Sir Edmund’s honour


April 24th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 24 (ANI): Seven New Zealand mountains or ranges have been chosen to be named after Mt Everest mountaineer and explorer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary.'Ten proposals for the naming of ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan opposition forms alliance to contest polls


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 3 (DPA) Thirteen opposition parties, including the main opposition faction, led by former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, formed an alliance Tuesday to contest the presidential and parliamentary elections expected to ... Read more...

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US can’t decide on increasing troops support to Afghanistan


October 21st, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Noble Peace Prize winner for 2009 and the US President Barack Obama is still in thought over whether he should sent more troops to ... Read more...

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Japan Premier Aso dissolves lower house for election


July 21st, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 21 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso dissolved the House of Representatives Tuesday to clear the way for general elections to be held Aug 30. The move followed a cabinet vote ... Read more...

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Obama’s 100 days: strong public approval continues


April 26th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) As President Barack Obama completes 100 days in office Wednesday, he continues to remain hugely popular and have strong public approval, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice is not a type A person


December 29th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): With just 23 days left in office, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has seen America dealing with the most challenging times in foreign relations, but she is ... Read more...

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Browns govt polled most unpopular in Labour history


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A recent poll conducted by a British daily has found that Prime Minister Gordon Brown is heading the most unpopular Labour Government ever, and that his personal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Myanmar military to hand over power after 2010 election


March 27th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), March 27 (Xinhua) The Chief of the Myanmar Defence Services General Than Shwe Thursday said the military would be able to hand over power to a civilian government ... Read more...

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Myanmar activists launch ‘vote no’ campaign for referendum


March 14th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, March 14 (DPA) Myanmar pro-democracy activists Friday launched a "vote no" campaign, urging the population to reject the military-drafted constitution in a referendum planned in May. A statement issued by The ... Read more...

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