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Senior Al Qaeda member surrenders to Saudi authorities


May 5th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A senior Al Qaeda member Khaled al-Atifi al-Qahtani has given himself up to the authorities in his homeland Saudi Arabia, the country's SPA news agency ... Read more...

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Yemen arrests suspected mastermind behind San’a jailbreak


June 21st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
San'a (Yemen), June 21(ANI): Yemeni security forces have arrested the suspected mastermind behind an attack on its intelligence headquarters, in which four heavily armed militants had stormed their way into the building ... Read more...

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67,000 policemen to guard Russia Day festivities


June 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 67,000 policemen will be deployed during the countrywide Russia Day festivities Saturday, an official said. "Over 67,000 policemen, 7,700 military servicemen as well as staff of ... Read more...

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Elton John concert banned in Egypt for comments on gay


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 2 (DPA) Egypt's musician's union Sunday rejected plans for British singer Elton John to perform a private concert scheduled for May 18, because of his "controversial remarks attacking religions". "How do ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar sworn-in as Nepal Prime Minister


May 25th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 25 (ANI): Newly elected Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal took oath of office and secrecy on Monday.President Dr Ram Baran Yadav administered the oath of office and secrecy to the ... Read more...

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Nepal PM Prachanda pledges Panchsheel ties with neighbours


August 23rd, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, August 23 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Saturday called on for national consensus for fulfilling peoples aspiration to establish sustainable peace in the country, and added that ... Read more...

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Madhesi demands to be included in constitution


July 1st, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 1 (ANI): The major three parties of Nepal on Tuesday agreed to introduce a supplementary amendment bill along with the Fifth Amendment bill to the interim constitution to address ... Read more...

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Nepal Govt to introduce Fifth Amendment proposal today


June 25th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 25 (ANI): The Nepal Government will introduce the Fifth Amendment of the interim Constitution at a meeting of the Council of Ministers today. The Fifth Amendment will allow the ... Read more...

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Nepal parties agree to recruit rebel fighters into army


June 19th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kathmandu, June 19 (DPA) Nepal's major political parties reached a deal Thursday to integrate former Maoist rebel fighters into the army and other security bodies, ending months of differences that have prevented ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda is changing style, the worst expected: Saudi minister


June 18th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Riyadh, June 18 (DPA) Saudi Arabia is expecting the worst from the Al Qaeda terror network because the group is changing its style and techniques but the kingdom is uncovering more details ... Read more...

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Arab watchdog criticises human rights violations in Jordan


April 27th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by admin
DPA Amman, April 27 (DPA) The Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) Sunday accused the Jordanian authorities of failure to show adequate seriousness in dealing with human rights violations as reported by citizens. ... Read more...

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Iraqi PM stops arrests without warrants


April 1st, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, April 1 (DPA) Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered security forces in Baghdad not to carry out security sweeps and arrests unless they had court warrants, a security official said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Nepal poll panel chief concerned with poll-related violence


March 20th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Mar 20 (ANI): Nepal Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Bhojraj Pokharel on Thursday expressed sadness over the growing cases of poll-related violence across the country."The EC urges all the parties and ... Read more...

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Iraq’s faction leaders launch reconciliation bid


March 18th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, March 18 (DPA) Iraq's political, religious and tribal leaders met Tuesday to iron out their differences and re-launch faltering reconciliation efforts ahead of the fifth anniversary of the war. The two-day ... Read more...

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