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Spain’s policy will create jobs: Germany


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Palma (Spain), July 23 (IANS/EFE) German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has expressed his support for the economic policy of Spain's Mariano Rajoy government, because, though it will be "very hard ... Read more...

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Black money issue to be raised in parliament: Rajnath Singh


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The politically hot issue of black money stashed in banks overseas is likely to be raised once again in the forthcoming budget session of Parliament, ... Read more...

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US pushing India to ‘wean’ from Iran oil


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The United States continues to talk with India to encourage it to reduce its dependence on Iranian crude, but would not say what progress it has ... Read more...

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India’s Iran stand a slap for US: Burns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A former top US diplomat has questioned India's ability to lead following New Delhi's decision to continue to buy Iranian oil, and called it a slap ... Read more...

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SC deadline is serious indictment of government: BJP (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment setting the government a three-month deadline to sanction the prosecution of public servants for corruption was a slap in the ... Read more...

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BJP welcomes Supreme Court deadline to government


January 31st, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment setting a three-month deadline for the government for sanctioning the prosecution of public servants under the Prevention of Corruption Act ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp in trouble


December 5th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has come under fire from religious activists for his new Christmas-themed track.The 48-year-old teamed up with British rockers Babybird to record "The ... Read more...

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Inter Milan’s loss at Novara is a big slap, says coach


September 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 21 (IANS) Inter Milan coach Gian Piero Gasperini confessed that his side's defeat at Novara was "a big slap in the face" in his career.The coach has now ... Read more...

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If you tell anyone, I’ll kill you: Priest told sex abuse victim


July 25th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Victims of sexual abuse by an Australian priest told a court Monday he robbed them of their innocence and destroyed their childhood. He even told one ... Read more...

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Major triumph for Nepal Maoists in cabinet reshuffle (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Exactly three months after they helped communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal become the new prime minister, Nepal's Maoists won a major triumph Wednesday with the indebted ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists headed for major triumph in cabinet reshuffle


May 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Exactly three months after they helped communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal become the new prime minister, Nepal's Maoists headed for a major triumph Wednesday with the ... Read more...

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IPL, other places of ill-repute harming youthful minds, techniques: Roebuck


January 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.19 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has described tournaments like the Indian Premier League (IPL) as sporting institutions of "ill-repute" that may improve players bank balances, but have the potential ... Read more...

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Over 28,000 prisoners to get to vote in Britain


January 6th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Around 28,770 prisoners serving four years or less in British jails will now be allowed to vote in the country's general elections and European Parliament polls, a ... Read more...

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Now in UK, one in three sex offenders, muggers will get right to vote


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.6 (ANI): Tens of thousands of sex offenders, muggers, drug dealers and burglars will be allowed to vote in prison under controversial new rules.Almost 30,000 prisoners, or one in three, will ... Read more...

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`Asia big enough ambitions of China, India’


December 15th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) Tolerance is required in the China-India relationship, a Chinese daily says, observing: "Asia is big enough to accommodate the ambitions of both emerging powers."The editorial appeared in Global ... Read more...

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Suspected Sri Lankan war criminal secures UN top job


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan ex-military commander Shavendra Silva, a suspected war criminal, who played a key role in the slaughter of 40,000 civilians in Sri Lanka, has secured a ... Read more...

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US, NATO countries are Pakistan’s enemies, says Imran Khan


October 8th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 8 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that the US and other NATO countries are Pakistan's enemies, and added that drone attacks were creating hatred against NATO ... Read more...

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Match fixing is a cancer for cricket: Strauss


September 10th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has described the latest match-fixing scandal as "a cancer in the game" of cricket."Every one of these allegations hurts the game of cricket more. ... Read more...

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Islamic group wants US Muslim soldier quitting over Afghan war-God mismatch punished


September 4th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): The American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD) has asked the U.S. Army to deny Muslim soldier, Naser Abdo's request for conscientious objector status, accusing him of 'treason' and ... Read more...

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Emmy Nominations Entered Two For The Show; Four For Conan, None for Leno


July 9th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although there were two suggestions made to get Emmy Nominations for ‘The Tonight Show’, some were shocked when the results were released today. As the nominations were announced ... Read more...

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MJ was murdered for money: LaToya Jackson


June 24th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Michael Jackson's sister LaToya claims that the King of Pop was murdered because he was "worth so much more dead than alive". LaToya Jackson insisted the "Thriller" singer's ... Read more...

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MJ was murdered for his catalogue, says sister


June 24th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Michael Jackson's sister LaToya has claimed that her brother was murdered for his catalogue.LaToya said that the singer's was killed because he was "worth so much ... Read more...

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Pope’s ally facing paedophilia claims


May 8th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A close friend of Pope Benedict XVI who has already offered to resign after confessing that he hit children in his care is now facing a probe over ... Read more...

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck apologises to Erin Andrews for her ‘reckless words’


May 6th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): American TV host Elisabeth Hasselbeck broke down when she apologised to ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews for her 'reckless words.'Hasselback said she was sorry for finding faults with ... Read more...

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Comedian Fiona O’Loughlin says Bindi Irwin is ‘creepy’


March 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 19 (ANI): Comedian Fiona O'Loughlin has called Bindi Irwin a creep who needs a slap in the face.The recovering alcoholic was branded spiteful and hateful after her performance on Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Critics continue to slam John Mayer for using ‘N word’ despite apology


February 13th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): John Mayer's apology for using the controversial "N word" in one of his interviews has done him little to get back into the good books of critics ... Read more...

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Arrest of US terror suspects in Pak ‘wake up call for American Muslim community: CSM


December 11th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): The arrest of five young American Muslims from Pakistan's Sargodha region for their alleged involvement in possible terror activities has puzzled the investigators, as none of the five men ... Read more...

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‘Homeless’ Gaddafi dumps himself in Trump’s yard in the Big Apple


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 23(ANI): Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, who was finding it tough to find a house in New York during his first visit to America, has now reportedly found a ... Read more...

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EU foreign ministers condemn Suu Kyi ’show trial’ (Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 18 (DPA) European Union foreign ministers Monday condemned as a "show trial" the legal process against Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. But they shied away from adding to the ... Read more...

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Asian Americans blast Texas congressman’s call for easier names


April 10th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): A Texas lawmaker suggestion that voters of Asian descent adopt names that are "easier for Americans to deal with" at the polls has outraged the Asian American community.According to ... Read more...

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EU reveals secret list of banned hand luggage after court challenge


March 11th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Mar.11 (ANI): The European Union has revealed a secret list of items banned from hand luggage following a legal challenge by a man, who was barred from flying with a ... Read more...

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Change slow in coming in Malaysia a year after historic vote


March 7th, 2009 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Julia Yeow Kuala Lumpur, March 7 (DPA) A year after Malaysia's political landscape experienced a dramatic shake-up with a historic election, the people's soaring hopes seem to have coalesced into discontentment as ... Read more...

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House that Jackie Chan wants to build


March 2nd, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 2 (DPA) It's not the house that Jack built but rather the old houses that film star Jackie Chan wants to rebuild that is giving Hong Kong authorities a ... Read more...

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Malaysian opposition lawmaker quits after nude photo scandal


February 17th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17 (DPA) A Malaysian opposition lawmaker resigned Tuesday in response to a scandal which erupted after her nude photos, believed to be taken without her consent while she was ... Read more...

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Obama’s choice of inaugural pastor angers gay activists


January 16th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama angered many liberals and the gay community who worked to elect him by choosing a prominent evangelical pastor who has campaigned against abortion and ... Read more...

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