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Western ambassadors unwelcome: Syria

June 5th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Syria has said the ambassadors of several Western countries, including the US, Britain, France and Turkey, were "personae non gratae" or unwelcome in the country, a ... Read more...

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Netherlands recalls ambassador from Syria

February 8th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 8 (IANS) The foreign ministry of the Netherlands Tuesday recalled its ambassador from Syria, following similar steps by several nations to ramp up pressure against Damascus, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Britain recalls envoy in Syria for consultation

February 7th, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the country's ambassador in Syria has been recalled for consultation, following America's move to withdraw all diplomats from Damascus.The ... Read more...

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US closes embassy in Syria

February 7th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Monday closed its embassy in Syria and pulled out its staff, including ambassador Robert Ford, over security concerns, the State Department said."The US ... Read more...

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U.S. Ambassador Ford pulled from Syria due to threats

October 24th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government has decided to pull Ambassador Robert Ford from Syria as a result of 'credible threats' made against him, officials said on Monday morning.Ford, who ... Read more...

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US envoy pelted with eggs in Syria

October 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Oct 21 (IANS) US ambassador to Syria Robert Ford was hit with eggs and tomatoes Friday while he was going to a mosque in the central al-Midan neighbourhood here, ... Read more...

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Only talks can end Syria unrest: opposition

October 16th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Oct 16 (IANS) Only negotiations, not the use of force, can end unrest in Syria, an opposition group has said. The Popular Front for Change and Liberation in Syria, however, ... Read more...

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Obama bypasses Congress, appoints six key officials

December 30th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has bypassed Congress, and made six key appointments, including that of James Cole as Deputy Attorney General and Robert Ford as the country's ... Read more...

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President Obama announces nominations for key administration posts

February 17th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. President Barack Obama intents to nominate Robert Ford and Jonathan Hatfield for key administration posts, the White House informed on Tuesday.“Our nation will be well-served by ... Read more...

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More than 100 deployed service members in Iraq became U.S. citizens

February 16th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Forces in Iraq announced that at least 100 servicemembers became U.S. citizens on Monday.Exactly 106 deployed soldiers and one Airman officially became U.S. citizens during a ... Read more...

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“Jesse James’ Hidden Treasure” Aires On History Channel

November 10th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Missouri based American outlaw/ robber, Jesse James has not only inspired books and movies but also full-fledged documentary. "Jesse James' Hidden Treasure", a two hour ... Read more...

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Aniston sneaks in incognito to watch Pitt film

November 14th, 2007 - 3:03 am ICT by admin

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