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US to sell Apache helicopters to Indonesia


September 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the sale of eight Apache helicopters to Indonesia."Today, I'm announcing that the Obama administration has informed Congress of ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US had hinted a warning to china and Japan to end a conflict that they had cropped up over the issue of a chain of islands ... Read more...

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Obama condemns US envoy’s killing in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned the killing of the American ambassador to Libya, and said he was a "courageous and exemplary representative" of the ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack


September 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was killed in Tuesday's conflict in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua reported citing Al Jazeera TV.Hundreds of protesters, angered ... Read more...

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Chinese president meets Clinton


September 5th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) President Hu Jintao met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton here Wednesday and appreciated her efforts to push forward ties between the two countries. Hu ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams Mamata for inviting Obama


September 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Lashing out at the US for instigating India against communist China, CPI-M politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday took pot shots at West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Mamata has affinity to US policies: Left


August 30th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claim of being a "true leftist", the Left Front Thursday said she instead has affinity to the capitalist ... Read more...

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Trinamool opposition to FDI not ideological: CPI-M


August 25th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Terming Trinamool Congress as a party driven by vested interests rather than ideology, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said its opposition to allow ... Read more...

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US has no plan for military base in Uzbekistan


August 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake has said his country has no plans to set up a military base in Uzbekistan, following media speculation that ... Read more...

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Russia opposes no-fly zone over Syria


August 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Saturday said Moscow opposes the idea of setting up a no-fly zone over Syria as it would be a violation of ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear talks at difficult moment: US


August 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) The US has denied that the nuclear talks between Iran and major world powers have failed, saying that they are rather at a difficult moment, Xinhua ... Read more...

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If killer had accomplice, will be punished: US envoy


August 10th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell has said that if the gunman who killed six people at a gurdwara at Winconsin had an accomplice, he or she ... Read more...

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Clinton to attend late Ghanaian president’s funeral


August 10th, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend the funeral of late Ghanaian president John Evans Atta Mills who died July 24 following illness ... Read more...

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US expects South Africa to make Iran shun n-programme


August 9th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged South Africa to use its "rare authority" to persuade Iran in giving up its nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

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India allows end-user inspection of warship by US


August 7th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) In a first, India has allowed one of its warships, bought second-hand from the US in 2005 and inducted into service in 2007, to be ... Read more...

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Assure Indian community of its safety, Krishna tells Clinton


August 7th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said he had spoken to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed to her India's concerns over ... Read more...

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Spain’s unemployment falls slightly


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS) The unemployment in Spain fell by 27,814 people in July, which implies a decline of 0.6 percent compared with June, authorities said.The month of July ended ... Read more...

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Pranab, a strong partner to America: Hillary Clinton


July 26th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Calling Pranab Mukherjee a strong partner to America and the American people, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated him on becoming the 13th ... Read more...

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Clinton underlines US efforts to combat AIDS


July 24th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touted the US efforts to fight AIDS amid charges that Washington is lagging behind on combating the pandemic.According to ... Read more...

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Hillary counts Ela Bhatt among her ‘personal heroes’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related the story of one of her "personal heroes", Ela Bhatt, the founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association in ... Read more...

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Aung Suu Kyi to receive highest US award


July 19th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will receive the highest US award, the Congressional Gold Medal, when she visits that country this year.She was expected ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice on Romney’s ticket could change the tide


July 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the date for the next US polls draw closer, observers are keenly observing the voter taste and preferences in a bid to determine which candidate is ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton holds discussions with Egyptian military chief


July 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday held talks with the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.She arrived ... Read more...

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Respect our interests in Asia-Pacific, China tells US


July 13th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) The Chinese government hopes the US will respect its interests and concerns along with other nations in the Asia-Pacific region.According to China Daily, Foreign Minister Yang ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to ink supply route agreement


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan and the US will sign an agreement to formalize the supply route for NATO troops in Afghanistan, the government said Thursday.Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmed ... Read more...

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New US ambassador takes office in Myanmar


July 11th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 11 (IANS) Newly-appointed US Ambassador Derek J. Mitchell presented his credentials to Myanmar President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.This signified the re-establishment of diplomatic relations ... Read more...

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US wants close ties with ASEAN


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 11 (IANS) The US wants to strengthen relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.She was speaking at ... Read more...

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Obama invites Egyptian president to visit US


July 9th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has officially invited his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi to visit the US to discuss bilateral relations, Egyptian state media reported Sunday.Visiting ... Read more...

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Clinton visits Afghanistan


July 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, an Afghan official said.Clinton made the surprise visit a day before ... Read more...

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Indian MPs, US think tank discuss policy issues


July 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A group of 11 visiting Indian MPs and a leading US think tank have discussed the need for focused policy initiatives to accelerate India's economic growth ... Read more...

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NATO welcomes Pakistan reopening supply lines


July 4th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday welcomed Pakistan's announcement on opening ground supply lines to Afghanistan."The resumption of transit arrangements for ISAF (International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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British kids cannot escape Maths, English any more


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) The British government is all set to ensure that pupils in the country do not skip learning Mathematics and English, as they will now be forced ... Read more...

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No foreigners at Egypt president’s inauguration


June 29th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi has said there will be no foreign guests at his inauguration ceremony.Morsi will be inaugurated Saturday in Cairo."I was categorically against ... Read more...

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US hails Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan


June 26th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The United States has hailed the Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan to encourage more private sector investment in Afghanistan and support for its economy as "an ... Read more...

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