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Putin spokesman hopes ties with US ‘remain good’


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said he hopes Russia's relations with the US will remain good regardless of who wins the ... Read more...

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China must strengthen its nuclear capabilities, says daily


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China should accelerate the renewal and consolidation of its nuclear deterrence capabilities, said a state-run Chinese daily that wanted the momentum to be continued, so that ... Read more...

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Putin ready to work with next US president


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to work with the next US president regardless of who wins in the November elections, so long as the person is ready ... Read more...

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Democrats to continue long-term strategic partnership with India


September 5th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indicating the bipartisan support that US-India ties enjoy, Democrats have now vowed to "continue to invest in a long-term strategic partnership with India to support ... Read more...

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Jindal defends Romney visit to Louisiana


September 1st, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) As Mitt Romney visited Louisiana's storm-ravaged coast, the state's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal said he had invited both the Republican presidential nominee and President Barack ... Read more...

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Yahoo fires journalist after Romney joke


August 31st, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yahoo News fired its Washington bureau chief less than 24 hours after a live microphone caught him joking that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ... Read more...

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Paul Ryan accepts Republican vice presidential nomination


August 30th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Tampa, Florida, Aug 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan has accepted the Republican vice-presidential nomination, saying time is running out to solve America's fiscal problems, but they ... Read more...

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My dad wants to strengthen American dream: Craig Romney


August 29th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (Florida), Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Craig Romney, the youngest son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said here Tuesday that his father is not the out-of-touch figure painted by his ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney confuses ‘Sikh’ with ’sheikh’


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney twice confused the word "Sikh" with "sheikh" while paying tribute to the Wisconsin temple shooting victims, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter motivated by hate: Romney


August 8th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a moment of silence in honour of the victims of Sunday's tragic shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara, saying the ... Read more...

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Nehru worked for One World - until he felt let down


July 30th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Backed by Mahatma Gandhi, India's charismatic first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru worked hard to create a 'One World' before Cold War and China's betrayal killed ... Read more...

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Obama to meet shooting victims in Colorado


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday left Washington for Colorado state's Aurora city to meet families of the victims of the deadly shooting in which 12 ... Read more...

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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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US senator wants bilateral investment treaty with India


May 15th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has suggested that, starting with India, Washington move forward with a bilateral trade agenda in the Asia-Pacific region ... Read more...

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Former US Republican candidate Santorum endorses Romney


May 8th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has formally endorsed his one-time bitter rival Mitt Romney, the party's presumptive nominee.Santorum's campaign website announced the endorsement ... Read more...

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Haley, Jindal in Romney’s VP guessing game


May 5th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) As the guessing game begins about presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, two Indian-American governors, Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal, figure among the ... Read more...

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Gingrich finally calls it quits (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) With just two victories under his belt in Republican primaries, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich finally called it quits, a little less than a year ... Read more...

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Kashmir no excuse for Pakistan’s Haqqani ties: Senator


April 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has said the Kashmir dispute was not an excuse for Pakistan to not break ties with the Haqqani ... Read more...

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Romney picks up two big endorsements


March 30th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Front-runner Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked up two more big endorsements, but apparently with little impact on his party's unending race to pick ... Read more...

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US Supreme Court hears challenge to ‘Obamacare’


March 27th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has begun a historic hearing on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform, which greatly expands Americans' access to ... Read more...

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Front-runner Romney wins Republican primary in Illinois


March 21st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO, Illinois (BNO NEWS) -- Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won the Republican presidential primary in Illinois on Tuesday, defeating former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and gaining more than 40 delegates in ... Read more...

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Rick Santorum wins Kansas caucuses, Romney takes Wyoming


March 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won a convincing victory in the Kansas caucuses on Saturday in the race to become the U.S. Republican presidential candidate. Front-runner Mitt ... Read more...

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Obama vows to tap new energy sources


February 24th, 2012 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday vowed to keep developing new sources of energy, blaming instability in Middle East and increasing demand from emerging markets for ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney in poll


February 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama is preferred by 52 percent of Americans compared with 43 percent who favour Mitt Romney, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, ... Read more...

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Republicans send Obama over the moon (Washington Newsletter)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) One promised the moon, the other "fired" him for the loony idea and the man they hoped to challenge in November lowered his lofty vision ... Read more...

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US comedian Jay Leno sued over Golden Temple joke


January 26th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) An Indian American has filed a lawsuit in California suing US comedian Jay Leno for what he calls "racist" comments on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.Leno ... Read more...

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Sikh group seeks apology from Jay Leno for Golden Temple remark


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 25 (IANS) Amid growing protest from the Sikh community against US chat show host Jay Leno for his remarks on the holiest of Sikh shrines - the Golden ... Read more...

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India, US Sikh group object to Golden Temple comments


January 25th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) As India officially took up the issue of popular TV show host Jay Leno's objectionable depiction of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, a US based Sikh ... Read more...

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India objects to US TV host’s joke on Golden Temple


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) India has objected to US television host Jay Leno passing off a visual of the Golden Temple in Amritsar as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's ... Read more...

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John McCain endorses Mitt Romney


January 5th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mitt Romney’s campaign for the White House received a massive boost when former Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain gave him his endorsement.At a rally in ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann ends White House bid


January 5th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann Wednesday announced the end of her bid for the White House after coming in a distant sixth in the Iowa ... Read more...

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US presidential candidate warns of bombing Iran’s nuke sites


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rick Santorum, an ultra-conservative Republican presidential candidate, has vowed to ensure that Iran would not produce a nuclear weapon if he was elected president.The former ... Read more...

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Biden says Taliban isn’t US enemy


December 20th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A comment by US Vice President Joe Biden that "the Taliban per se is not our enemy" has given the Republicans a new handle, but ... Read more...

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US to freeze $700 mn aid to Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) In the midst of a tense standoff with Islamabad, a Congressional panel has agreed to freeze $700 million in US aid to Pakistan unless it helps ... Read more...

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US declines apology for NATO strikes; McCain blames ISI


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as US-Pakistan ties have touched a new low over the NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a senior Republican leader again ... Read more...

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