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US playing blame game over Annan resignation: Iran


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 3 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi Friday criticised the US for playing the blame game over the resignation of UN and Arab League special envoy to ... Read more...

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Some countries are provoking China: daily


August 1st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Neighbouring countries with territorial disputes were trying to infringe upon China's sovereignty, a commentary in a Chinese newspaper said Wednesday.These countries "are taking advantage of the ... Read more...

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North Korea puts rocket on pad for satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) The rocket for the planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea has been installed on the launch pad, Xinhua reported Sunday.Last month, North Korea ... Read more...

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Myanmar to host Southeast Asian Games


March 25th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) Myanmar will host the 27th Southeast Asian Games next year that will see participation from 11 regional countries.This will be the third time the country will ... Read more...

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Iranian warships heading to Mediterranean Sea


February 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) Iranian warships are heading to the Mediterranean Sea to convey the message of "peace and friendship" to the regional countries, a navy commander said Saturday.The battleships ... Read more...

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Iran to hold another military drill


January 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 4 (IANS) Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) will hold a military drill soon, the defence minister said Wednesday. The announcement comes just two days after the navy ... Read more...

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Iran rejects US claims over assassination plot


October 13th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS) A senior Iranian official has called as "hilarious and baseless" the US accusation about a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US, a media ... Read more...

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Iran condemns foreign intervention in Syria


October 5th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 5 (IANS) Iran has condemned foreign countries' intervention in Syria's domestic affairs, Xinhua reported.According to Iranian deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, foreign intervention in Syrian domestic affairs will ... Read more...

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Focus on countries like India to increase exports: Gilani


September 11th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the authorities must focus on regional countries, including India and China, to increase exports.Gilani Saturday directed the ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani laud positive talks with India (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have hailed the "positive outcome" of the talks between the foreign ministers' of India ... Read more...

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Europe taking away Iran’s rain, says Ahmadinejad


May 21st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has made the startling claim that European countries were "using special equipment to force clouds to dump" water on their continent as ... Read more...

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No need to evacuate Pak nationals from Egypt as situation ‘almost normal’: Envoy


February 8th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to Egypt Seema Naqvi has said there is no need to evacuate Pakistani nationals from the country, as life is almost back to normal there now.Initially, the ... Read more...

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Pak seeking full membership status in SCO “as soon as possible”


November 26th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dushanbe, Nov 26 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed its desire to upgrade its status as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) "as soon as possible"."Development is high on Pakistan's priorities. ... Read more...

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Seven Indians awarded Australian scholarship (Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Seven Indian students have been selected by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) for prestigious Australian Leadership Award (ALA) scholarship, it was announced Tuesday. "I congratulate the ... Read more...

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China urges ASEAN not to “internationalise” South China Sea issue


July 26th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 26 (ANI): China has warned some countries not to "internationalise" the territorial dispute that it faces with its neighbours over the South China Sea, following comments by US Secretary of ... Read more...

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Neighbours should refrain from indulging in Afghanistan’s internal issues: Qureshi


July 21st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 21 (ANI): In an apparent hint towards India, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Memhood Qureshi has said all regional countries have a special responsibility towards Afghanistan, and that they must refrain ... Read more...

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Pak rejects reports about ’secret negotiations’ with Mehsud


July 29th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 29 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Advisor Rehman Malik has rebuked media reports that the government has entered into 'secret negotiations' with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud.Malik denied that any ... Read more...

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India yet to decide on joining Afghan contact group: PM


April 10th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said that India was yet to decide on joining a regional framework proposed by US President Barack Obama in its Afghanistan-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Zardari to sign peace deal only after peace and harmony returns to Swat Valley


April 10th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari would sign the Swat peace deal only after peace and harmony returns in the region.Talking to media persons here, Pakistan Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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India played key role in Afghanistan: Mullen


January 28th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 28 (ANI): Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen has appreciated Indias role in Afghanistan and said that New Delhi has taken significantly positive steps to ... Read more...

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India has key role to play in Afghanistan: US


January 28th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Advocating a regional approach to Afghanistan, the US defence chief has said that India has an important role to play there despite historic tensions with Pakistan accentuated by ... Read more...

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India trying to fulfill political agenda against Pak through Mumbai attacks: Zardari


January 6th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.6 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that India is using the Mumbai terrorist attacks for fulfilling its political agenda against Pakistan. In a meeting with US Assistant Secretary ... Read more...

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Iran says external powers should not be allowed to disrupt bi-lateral ties


December 17th, 2007 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Dec 17 (ANI): The Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki has said that Iran and India should not allow external powers to disrupt relations between Tehran and New Delhi.Mottaki has said that ... Read more...

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