regime change

As Chinese influence looms, Antony to visit Maldives


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday heads to Male on a three-day visit during which he will inaugurate a military hospital and a training academy for ... Read more...

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Togolese women begin sex-strike for regime change


August 27th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A group of Togolese women have commenced a week-long sex strike in an unusual attempt to oust the west African nation's president and end decades of ... Read more...

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US downplays Syrian offer to discuss Assad’s resignation


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) The US has downplayed the latest Syrian offer to discuss President Bashar al-Assad's resignation through dialogue, saying it sees nothing "terribly new", Xinhua reported.Referring to remarks ... Read more...

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India bats for UN-led resolution of Syria crisis


August 14th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India is set to push for a UN-led solution to the thickening Syrian crisis amid partisan posturing when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to ... Read more...

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Mufti calls for regime change in Jammu and Kashmir


August 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday gave a call for change of regime in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the National Conference led-government of Omar ... Read more...

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India listens in on Iran conference on Syria


August 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India has taken part in a ministerial conference convened by Iran, Damascus' staunchest ally, that seeks to push an "indigenous solution" to the Syrian crisis.Rajiv ... Read more...

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Russia denies holding talks over Assad exit


June 16th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has denied that Russia was conducting talks with other nations on an exit plan for Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad."If ... Read more...

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China opposes outside armed intervention in Syria


June 8th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 8 (IANS) China has expressed firm opposition to "outside armed intervention" in Syria or "any attempt to forcibly promote regime change" in the Middle East country, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Clinton seeks Russia, China’s help in Syrian crisis


June 7th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), June 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on China and Russia to use their influence on Damascus to stop the Syrian bloodshed, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Russia’s Syria policy could lead to civil war: Clinton


June 1st, 2012 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Russia that its refusal to sanction UN action against Syria could see the outbreak of a civil war ... Read more...

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Four nations expel Syrian envoys


May 29th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia, Britain, France, and Germany Tuesday announced the expulsion of Syrian ambassadors from their countries over last weekend's massacre in Syria's Houla town which the ... Read more...

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India, Russia, China to cement trilateral cooperation


April 12th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Building upon the success of the BRICS summit, the foreign ministers of India, China and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting Friday to cement new ... Read more...

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Syria appreciates BRICS stand on sovereignty


March 30th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 30 (IANS) Syria has appreciated the BRICS leaders' stand at their New Delhi Summit Thursday respecting the sovereignty and independence of states.President Bashar al-Assad Thursday expressed Syria's ... Read more...

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BRICS says dialogue only answer for Syria, Iran


March 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with global diplomatic clout, the world's top emerging economies Thursday warned the West against allowing the Iran ... Read more...

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BRICS summit faces Syria wall


March 26th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) While there is a broad consensus on pushing global governance reforms, the BRICS summit of the five major emerging economies here may hit the Syria ... Read more...

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Russia supports Syrians’ decision on leadership


March 18th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Voicing support for Syrians' decision on their leadership, Russia has urged a ceasefire and political talks in the violence-wracked country.Russia believes the Syrians could make decisions ... Read more...

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US senators seek sanctions on Russian firm


March 13th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A group of 17 US senators have urged the defence department to stop doing business with a Russian state-owned arms exporting company, which they accused of ... Read more...

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China sends special envoy to Syria


March 7th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China has sent a special envoy to Syria to discuss and find out a solution to the political crisis in the country, Xinhua reported.Li Huaxin, after ... Read more...

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Maldives has agreed on early election: India


February 17th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 16 (IANS) The Maldives government has agreed to conduct "early" elections to resolve the political impasse following the dramatic regime change in the island nation, Indian Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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Russia rules out Iran sanctions


February 16th, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has ruled out backing western sanctions against Iran, saying they are aimed at regime change in Tehran."Somebody may be viewing the current situation as ... Read more...

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Maldives: for us climate change is a matter of survival


February 10th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Maldives, the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago that underwent a tumultuous regime change, says the "mistrust" between rich and poor nations on climate change ... Read more...

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Maldives president wants to meet Manmohan (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India has pledged support to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed who spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on telephone Wednesday and sought a meeting ... Read more...

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Maldives president wants to meet (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India has pledged support to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed who spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on telephone Wednesday and sought a meeting ... Read more...

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PM pledges support to new Maldivian president


February 8th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has written to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed assuring him of India's continued support after the dramatic regime change in ... Read more...

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When the Indian armed forces put down a Maldivian coup


February 7th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The regime change in Maldives Tuesday had many oldtimers recalling Operation Cactus in November 1988 when the Indian armed forces went into the archipelago nation ... Read more...

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Western role in Syria will prove costly: Assad


February 7th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) An international campaigner for democracy in Syria Tuesday accused the West of working overtime for regime change in his country.Ribal Al-Assad, an exiled cousin of ... Read more...

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CPI-M denounces India’s Syria vote


February 6th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday denounced India's vote for a UN resolution condemning the crackdown in Syria and called for diplomatic efforts to ... Read more...

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Syria vote not for regime change: India


February 6th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With the Left criticizing India's vote on the UN resolution on Syria, the government has clarified that it was opposed to any regime change in ... Read more...

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Youths hit hardest by high unemployment, says UN


February 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Unemployment among the youths has risen sharply in the recent years resulting in social unrest and political turmoil in many countries, especially in the Middle ... Read more...

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Concerned India backs democracy transition in Syria (Intro Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) India has voted for an Arab and Western-backed UN resolution denouncing the violent crackdown in Syria and calling for a democratic transition, but Russia ... Read more...

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India backs move against Assad, rights body pats Delhi (Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) India has voted for an Arab and Western-backed UN resolution denouncing the violent crackdown in Syria, but Russia and China vetoed it saying it ... Read more...

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China regrets UNSC ignoring Russia’s proposal on Syria draft


February 5th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 5 (IANS) China Saturday voiced its regret that Russia's proposal on a Syria draft resolution was not taken into account by the other members of the UN ... Read more...

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Russian protests may turn into civil war: Billionaire


January 31st, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The stand-off between Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and anti-government protesters may escalate into a civil war, billionaire presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov has said.Acknowledging that ... Read more...

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(After 2) Russia all set for an interesting presidential poll


December 21st, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The March 2012 presidential elections in Russia, which many think is a mere formality after President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced their ... Read more...

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India strong candidate for permanent UNSC membership: Russia


December 16th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Russia Friday reaffirmed its support for a permanent seat for India in an expanded United Nation Security Council (UNSC) with President Dmitry Medvedev terming it ... Read more...

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