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Americans face tax hike amid Congressional impasse


December 21st, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Some 160 million Americans face a payroll tax increase of an average $1,000 in the new year amid a tense standoff between President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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US experts suggest Pakistan policy relook


December 17th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Amidst a tense standoff with Pakistan, US experts have suggested a strategic relook at Washington's policies to ensure that international terrorists are rooted out from both ... Read more...

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US stops $700 mn aid to Pakistan (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has passed a huge $662 billion defence bill that freezes $700 million for Pakistan until the Congress is provided a ... 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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Himachal villagers take officials hostage


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Protesting villagers in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district have taken government officials hostage, officials said Wednesday.The protesters are demanding cancellation of a mega hydropower project being executed ... Read more...

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‘Iran’s move to invite EU members except America to nuke facilities a ‘ploy’: US


January 4th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): The Unites States has criticised Iran for inviting Russia, China and several European Union members to visit its nuclear facilities this month, while excluding America, and called it ... Read more...

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Eighteen killed in Thailand violence (Lead)


April 11th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 11 (DPA) Fierce clashes between Thai troops and protesters in Bangkok claimed at least 18 lives and injured 807, government sources said Sunday. Among the dead were 14 civilians, ... Read more...

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Flower believes Poms will spin the Aussies out during Ashes


May 11th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): England 's new coach Andy Flower has wasted little time publicly backing his troops in their bid to reclaim the Ashes following the three-day demolition of the West ... Read more...

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‘No standoff between Indian sub, Chinese warship’


February 9th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Feb 9 (IANS) Reports of a standoff between Chinese warships and an Indian submarine in the Gulf of Aden were false, Chinese media reports said Monday.The online edition of the ... Read more...

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India sends second warship to Gulf of Aden to fight pirates


February 8th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Indian Navy has sent warship INS Tabar to the Gulf of Aden to conduct anti-piracy operations, an official source said here Sunday. The navy's guided missile ... Read more...

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Indian submarine, Chinese ship in standoff near Somalia: Chinese media


February 4th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore/New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) An Indian submarine and two Chinese warships on an anti-piracy mission were recently locked in a tense standoff in the waters off Somalia, Chinese media reports said ... Read more...

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Ponting in a tense standoff with Ian Chappell, Allan Border


November 19th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting remains in a tense stand-off with former captains Ian Chappell and Allan Border, following their comments in the aftermath of the controversial fourth ... Read more...

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Vindication for Manmohan Singh as government wins trust vote (Final Roundup)


July 22nd, 2008 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After days of tense standoff over the India-US nuclear deal, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday won majority support in parliament by a bigger ... Read more...

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Russia may station combat aircraft in Cuba


July 21st, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 21 (RIA Novosti) Russian combat aircraft could be stationed in Cuba in a bid to counter US plans to deploy a missile shield in central Europe, a Russian daily ... Read more...

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Hindu temple Thai, Cambodia tense military stand-off continues


July 21st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kantharalak (Thailand), July 21 (ANI): Hundreds of Thai and Cambodian soldiers remained locked in a tense standoff at the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple here for a sixth straight day ... Read more...

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South African attacks on foreigners rise, 5 more killed


May 19th, 2008 - 8:17 am ICT by admin
DPA Johannesburg, May 18, (DPA) Five more people were killed early Sunday as a wave of anti-foreigner attacks that has claimed over seven lives spread like wildfire through South Africa's business capital, Johannesburg. ... Read more...

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Microsoft raises Yahoo bid as talks intensify(Lead)


May 3rd, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 3 (DPA) A mammoth deal that would reshape the internet landscape loomed closer Friday after Microsoft reportedly raised its bid for leading web portal Yahoo. The New York Times ... Read more...

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