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UAE, Iraq hold bilateral talks


May 31st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have held bilateral talks.UAE's Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received a ... Read more...

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UAE, Yemen hold talks


January 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 15 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Yeman met in this UAE capital Sunday to discuss bilateral relations.Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh tribunal denies bail to ‘war crimes’ accused


April 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) A judicial panel in Bangladesh Thursday rejected bail petitions of four Islamist leaders and allowed their interrogation by the police on charges of committing "war crimes" ... Read more...

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Dhaka may arrest top Islamist leader for war crimes


January 30th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's top Islamist leader Ghulam Azam, who chaired the formation of the militia that allegedly killed thousands of unarmed civilians four decades ago, may be arrested on ... Read more...

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Ex-Bangladesh minister denied bail in Chittagong arms haul


November 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 12 (IANS) A court in Chittagong has denied bail to a former minister being probed for links to the 2004 seizure of a huge consignment of arms meant for ... Read more...

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ULFA paid $99 mn bribe for arms’ passage in Bangladesh


November 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) An Indian militant group and the embassy of a South Asian country bribed "higher-ups" in the former Khaleda Zia government to ensure safe passage of a huge ... Read more...

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More than 50 killed after gunmen take hostages at Iraqi church


November 1st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- At least 52 people were killed and around 70 others were wounded after a group of gunmen attacked a Catholic church in Iraq on Sunday, officials said ... Read more...

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Statute changes needed to stop military takeover: Hasina


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called the move to amend the country's constitution "a historic responsibility" meant to prevent future seizure of power by the military. The ... Read more...

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Hotel fire kills 40 in Iraq


July 16th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (DPA) At least 40 people died and 22 were injured when a fire broke out at a hotel in northern Iraq, health officials said Friday. The blaze broke out Thursday ... Read more...

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9/11-Style Plot Foiled In Iraq


April 17th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Baghdad, Iraq, Apr 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the reports, the U.S army along with Iraqi forces was able to crack the plan of the Al-Quida which was planning a ... Read more...

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Dhaka police look for ship that carried arms for Indian militants


October 25th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) Bangladesh police are trying to identify the ship that carried 10 truck-loads of arms and ammunition meant for an Indian militant outfit in 2004, a media report said. The ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court to question officials in 2004 arms seizure


September 29th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) Bangladesh investigators are preparing to question a former home secretary and four others who formed a team to probe the seizure in 2004 of 10 truckloads of firearms ... Read more...

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Karim is Dhaka’s new envoy to New Delhi


June 24th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Retired career diplomat Ahmad Tariq Karim has been appointed the new high commissioner of Bangladesh to India. Brought back from voluntary retirement and a sabbatical in a US university, ... Read more...

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Dhaka to prosecute 2 former spy chiefs smuggling arms for Indian rebels


May 18th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) Two former Bangladesh Army generals, who headed the National Security Intelligence (NSI), will be prosecuted for facilitating the landing of Chinese arms meant for insurgents in India's northeast ... Read more...

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Pakistan cocks a snook at the world (Comment)


February 7th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
A court in Pakistan Friday passed an order that freed disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qader Khan from the house arrest that he had been subject to since 2004, when the clandestine ... Read more...

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Obama wants assurances over A. Q. Khan’s future role


February 7th, 2009 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) President Barack Obama wants assurances from Islamabad that released Pakistani scientist Abdul Qader Khan, accused of leaking atomic secrets, isn't involved in any of the activity that led ... Read more...

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President violated constitution, says Dhaka opposition


January 26th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 26 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed is under attack from opposition parliamentarians for "violating the constitution" of the country. Ironically, these MPs are from the party that had elected him ... Read more...

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Zia criticises Hasina as she is being sworn in as PM


January 7th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia launched a broadside against her political rival and now prime minister Sheikh Hasina even as the swearing-in ceremony was being conducted, accusing ... Read more...

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Iraqi air force acquires new US aircraft


September 28th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 28 (Xinhua) Iraqi air force has acquired reconnaissance aircraft from the US to boost its capabilities to fight insurgents in the war-torn country, defence ministry said in a statement Sunday. ... Read more...

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Jordan discovers what could be first church on earth


June 28th, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
By Abdul Jalil Mustafa Rihab (Jordan), June 28 (DPA) Excavations are continuing on a hilltop in the rural Jordanian town of Rihab to find additional evidence that supports a recent epoch-making discovery of ... Read more...

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Critics dub worlds oldest church discovery ridiculous


June 14th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): The recent discovery of the world's first Christian church by a Jordanian archaeologist has been dismissed by critics as ridiculous.A team of archaeologists in Jordan led ... Read more...

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