Milan recognises gay couples

July 28th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, July 28 (IANS/AKI) The northern Italian city of Milan will now recognise same-sex unions.After a debate of more than 11 hours, 29 city councillors backed a by-law recognising common ... Read more...

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ICC hails Australia’s decision to play Afghanistan

July 2nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, July 2 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac has welcomed Australia's decision to play its first-ever game against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month."This ... Read more...

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Australian cricket team to play Afghanistan next month

July 2nd, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 2 (IANS) World No.1 ODI team, Australia will play the emerging Afghanistan in the Middle East next month in the latest step that recognises Afghanistan's increasing importance in ... Read more...

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‘World recognises Pakistan shelters terrorist masterminds’

April 3rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India said Tuesday the US announcement of a $10 million bounty to capture Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed was proof that the whole world now recognises ... Read more...

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China says Dalai Lama stoking extremist views

March 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) China Thursday blamed the Dalai Lama for stroking extremist views and thanked India for taking "effective and concrete" steps to curb Tibetans during President Hu ... Read more...

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UN recognises grim situation in Tibet: Sangay

March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) The United Nations has assured three Tibetan youth on hunger strike in New York that it will send a special rapporteur to Tibet to investigate the ... Read more...

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Georgia reluctant to restore relations with Russia (Lead)

March 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia will not restore diplomatic relations with Russia as long as Moscow recognises the independence of disputed regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, deputy Georgian ... Read more...

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Pitbull to be honoured in Las Vegas

February 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Rapper Pitbull will be honoured with the President's Award at the BMI Latin Awards in Las Vegas.The ceremony, scheduled for March 12, recognises songwriters and ... Read more...

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Indonesian arrested for not believing in god

January 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) A 30-year-old Indonesian civil servant has been arrested on charges of blasphemy after he created a Facebook page that said he did not believe in ... Read more...

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Myanmar recognises Suu Kyi’s NLD as political party

December 13th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Dec 13 (IANS) The Myanmar government has officially recognized Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) as a political party, authorities said Tuesday.Earlier, the main ... Read more...

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Pakistan recognises Libya

November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday recognised the new government of Libya and hoped that its ties would continue to be strong.Foreign Office chairperson Tehmina Janjua said, "We recognise state ... Read more...

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Vatican recognises Libya’s NTC

October 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican Friday recognised Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people and wished it success, a day after the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh recognises NTC as Libya’s interim authority

October 14th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday officially recognised the National Transitional Council (NTC) as Libya's interim authority."Bangladesh believes that Libya's people will decide its future," a Bangladesh Foreign Ministry release ... Read more...

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China recognises Libya’s NTC as ruling authority

September 12th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China Monday officially recognised Libya's rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) as the ruling authority and representative of the Libyan people."China respects the choice of the Libyan ... Read more...

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Sanghi, Joseph win Vodafone Crossword Awards

September 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Emerging writer Ashwin Sanghi has won the Vodafone Crossword Book Award 2010 in the popular fiction category for ?Chanakya's Chant?.The award, decided by readers' votes ... Read more...

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Don’t hold Obama-Dalai Lama meeting: China

July 16th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) China Saturday urged the US to immediately withdraw a decision to arrange US President Barack Obama's meeting with the exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama. "The ... Read more...

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UAE recognises South Sudan

July 11th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday formally recognised Africa's newest country South Sudan as an independent state.A statement issued by the ministry of foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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Sudan recognises South as independent state

July 9th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan, officially recognised the independence of South Sudan a day before it is to officially become Africa's 53rd state after ... Read more...

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Turkey recognises Libyan rebels

July 4th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey has officially recognised Libya's rebel council and pledged to help it with an aid of at least $200 million, Al Jazeera reported.The Turkish foreign ... Read more...

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India-Japanese economic pact by August: Ambassador

June 3rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Japan will be signed Aug 1 if all goes well, Japanese Ambassador Akitaka Saiki said Friday."Process has ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor recognises workers’ union

May 14th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of South Korean automobile maker Hyundai has finally accorded recognition to a workers union after years of refusal.With the recognition of the United ... Read more...

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Libyan regime ‘on the back foot’ , says UK Defence Secretary

April 27th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.27 (ANI): British Defence Secretary Dr. Liam Fox has said that the Libyan regime is "on the back foot". He said this after almost three hours of talks at the Pentagon ... Read more...

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Italy recognises Libyan rebels’ interim council

April 4th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 4 (IANS) The Italian government Monday followed France and Qatar in recognising the legitimacy of the Interim Transitional National Council established by Libya's rebels."We have decided to ... Read more...

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UK kids as young as 4 to be taught atheism

March 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): Four-year-old school pupils in UK will be taught atheism in a bid to make them "citizens of the world".Education bosses in Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, have radically restructured ... Read more...

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France recognises rebel Libyan National Council

March 10th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France Thursday formally recognised the rebel Libyan National Council as the only legitimate governing body in the country and plans to send an ambassador to ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew vows to end friendship with billionaire child sex offender

March 5th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Prince Andrew has vowed to cut his controversial links with billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.The Duke of York has finally admitted that meeting the disgraced billionaire recently was 'unwise'.He ... Read more...

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US working towards convincing ’sceptical’ Pak of “enduring relationship”: Crowley

December 9th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 9 (ANI): The United States recognises that Pakistani people are sceptical about it, and will work hard towards trying to convince them that the US-Pakistan relationship will serve ... Read more...

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India-US ties can create more jobs: Indra Nooyi

November 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) PepsiCo chairman Indra Nooyi, ranked among the most influential global business leaders, Saturday said deeper ties between Indian and US companies can actually fuel job creation for ... Read more...

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Pak beginning to believe supporting terrorism can pose existential threat to it: US

October 8th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Acknowledging 'Pakistan's support for terrorists in the past,' the United States has said that it believes the country has now changed its view in this regard."We have worked ... Read more...

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Canada discusses visa denial to Indian officials

September 9th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) In the wake of rejection of visa applications of some Indian police and army officials by the Canadian consulate, Canada Thursday said it was reviewing its ... Read more...

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Diego Forlan recognises Anil Kapoor

August 2nd, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Uruguayan Diego Forlan, who bagged the golden ball as the best player of the football World Cup 2010, may not have seen many Indian films but there ... Read more...

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P300 brain waves can help accurately predict terror attacks

August 1st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A technology based on P300, an electrical brain wave response, can help scientists peer into the mind of a terrorist to know how, when and where the next ... Read more...

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US envoy pays tribute to Pune blast victims

May 12th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Stressing that the US stood "shoulder-to-shoulder" with India in its war against terror, US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday visited the German Bakery here and condemned the Feb ... Read more...

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Pakistan recognises terrorism as shared threat with India: US

March 27th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The United States says it's encouraged by Pakistan's counter-terrorism efforts as it believes that Islamabad now recognises terrorism as a "shared threat" with India and other countries. Security and ... Read more...

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Australian honour for Pandit Ravi Shankar

March 18th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Renowned sitar player Pandit Ravi Shankar will receive an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the University of Melbourne for his contribution to music and humanity, it ... Read more...

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