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Burundi can benefit from India’s development experience: President


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjhee Tuesday said India's developmental experience in energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and other fields is suited to generate employment for youth and could be ... Read more...

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China, Bhutan ready to forge diplomatic ties


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley have expressed willingness to establish formal diplomatic ties between their countries.The two leaders met in ... Read more...

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Did Mamata-Hillary talk about foreign investment in retail? (West Bengal Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The tete-a-tete between US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, sweetened by plates of sandesh, the popular local sweet, suddenly ... Read more...

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Biman takes a dig at Mamata over FDI issue


May 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Left Front chairman Biman Bose Wednesday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for reportedly discussing the issue of FDI in retail ... Read more...

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FDI issue: US says it was discussed, Mamata says no


May 8th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Sparking off a controversy, the US Monday claimed that the issue of increasing US investment in West Bengal, including in the retail sector, was touched ... Read more...

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China, US should promote peace in Asia-Pacific: Hu


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) China and the US should promote peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Thursday.Hu made the remarks when ... Read more...

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Clinton in Beijing for strategic, economic dialogue


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing Wednesday for the fourth round of the China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue.The top US diplomat and ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies military double game with Taliban


February 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Friday denied that his country's military had played a double game in the 10-year war in Afghanistan, but admitted that ... Read more...

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Committed to expanding cooperation with Africa, says China


January 28th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) China will steadfastly strengthen its cooperation with African countries, a top Chinese official said ahead of his visit to Ethiopia.Jia Qinglin, chairman of the National Committee ... Read more...

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India, Japan discuss cooperation on African issues


November 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese influence in Africa, India and Japan have held a third round of dialogue that focused on cooperation in spurring ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh keeps up hectic diplomacy at UN


September 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Keeping up a hectic round of diplomacy ahead of his address to the United nations Saturday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has met the leaders ... Read more...

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UAE backs India for UNSC seat, to enhance investment (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates Monday declared full support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council as the two countries ... Read more...

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India, UAE sign pact on political consultations (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday signed an agreement to hold political consultations on international and regional affairs, a move that is expected ... Read more...

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AirAsia CEO awarded CBE at Buckingham Palace


April 1st, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes has received the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) award from Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace.Fernandes received the CBE for ... Read more...

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Pak fully aware of held American’s CIA antecedents


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Islamabad, Feb.22 (ANI): Even before Pakistani authorities arrested Raymond A. Davis, a retired Special Forces soldier, his affiliation with the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was known to authorities in Islamabad.According to ... Read more...

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Regional developments present new opportunity: Iran


February 15th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iran said Tuesday the exit of the Egyptian and Tunisian presidents presented a new opportunity for the region as these caused a major blow to the interests of ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-I)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Feb.14 (ANI): The case of US operative, Raymond Davis, has mushroomed beyond the dramatis persona involved. From being a case of diplomatic immunity and self-defense it has snowballed ... Read more...

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China vows support for Pakistan’s post-flood reconstruction


November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Friday pledged full support for Pakistan's post-flood reconstruction efforts, Xinhua reported.Wen made the remarks during his meeting with visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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Common interests between China, US far outweigh differences: Premier Wen


September 25th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Sept.25 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has told US President Barack Obama that the common interests of China and the United States far outweigh their differences.According to the China ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi considers banning ‘Sex and the City’ sequel


May 17th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Abu Dhabi, the Gulf city in which the Sex and the City sequel is set, is said to be considering banning the movie.Less than two weeks before the ... Read more...

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‘Sex and the City 2′ faces ban in Abu Dhabi


May 17th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) The sequel to "Sex and the City" movie might be banned in Abu Dhabi, the Gulf city in which it is set. The plot of the film shows characters ... Read more...

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Latin American and Caribbean countries to form new bloc without U.S. and Canada


February 24th, 2010 - 2:03 am ICT by BNO News
CANCUN, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) – Latin American leaders gathered in a two-day summit in Mexico and have agreed to create a regional bloc, which excludes the U.S. and Canada, Mexican President Felipe ... Read more...

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India, Japan sign comprehensive security pact


October 22nd, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen kapoor Tokyo, Oct. 22 (ANI): In a move that could change the geopolitical dynamics of Asia, both India and Japan have decided to create a comprehensive framework for the enhancement ... Read more...

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Thai foreign minister backs China on Tibet, Olympics


April 15th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 15 (Xinhua) Visiting Thailand Foreign Minister Noppadon Pattama Tuesday supported China's stance on Tibet and its hosting of the 2008 Olympics. Noppadon told Chinese Foreign Minster Yang Jiechi that the ... Read more...

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Flurry of Arab diplomacy after Damascus summit


April 2nd, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Cairo, April 2 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said after talks with Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak Wednesday continuing efforts to de-escalate the situation in the Gaza Strip have yielded no tangible results. ... Read more...

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