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‘US sending wrong signals over South China Sea’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) A recent statement by the US State Department on the South China Sea sent wrong signals, and did not help with the peace and stability in ... Read more...

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UAE to adopt new strategy for island issues


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has plans to adopt a new political strategy to handle issue of its islands, occupied by Iran.Minister of State for Foreign ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s visit to disputed island irks Lebanon


April 15th, 2012 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 15 (IANS) Lebanon has criticised the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the disputed island of Abu Musa.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati Saturday discussed with Iranian Ambassador to ... Read more...

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India offers $35 million soft loan to Comoros


October 8th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Intensifying its ties with Africa, India has offered the Comoros a $35 million soft loan which will be used to plug the energy crisis in ... Read more...

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End terrorism, says GCC as its summit concludes (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) The two-day summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) concluded here Tuesday, with the six-nation bloc pledging to support international effort to tackle terrorism and ... Read more...

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GCC summit concludes in Abu Dhabi


December 7th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ended its two-day summit here Tuesday, with the bloc's leaders vowing to support any international effort to combat terrorism and calling on ... Read more...

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Regional security, development to feature in GCC summit


December 4th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 3 (IANS) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set to meet next week in the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi, where the bloc was founded about ... Read more...

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BP places ‘top cap’ over leak


June 6th, 2010 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (DPA) Oil giant BP has succeeded in placing a containment cap over the ruptured well head that is gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, but was working ... Read more...

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India’s longest rail bridge nearing completion at Kochi


October 9th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Oct 9 (ANI): The Indian Railways is set to make a record of building the longest railway bridge in the shortest period at Kochi.Crossing through an island and backwaters of ... Read more...

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Maldives uses coconuts to reduce its CO2 emissions


September 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 4 (ANI): The Maldives government has launched a project to reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions using "biochar", a charcoal made from bio-wastes such as coconut shells.According to a ... Read more...

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Iran’s action on UAE island flayed by Arab parliament


September 16th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Arab Interim Parliament (AIP) has asked Iran to end its occupation of the three islands of Abu Musa, Greater and Lesser Tunbs belonging to the United Arab ... Read more...

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UAE protests to UN on Iran’s activities on Abu Musa island


August 29th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has officially documented to the United Nations its protest against Iran's action of opening of two offices in UAE's occupied island of ... Read more...

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UAE sends statement on Iran actions on island to Arab body


August 19th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Federal National Council (FNC) has a sent a copy of its statement over the recent Iranian action of setting up offices in ... Read more...

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Airtel launches mobile services in Lakshadweep


May 24th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan samuel Kochi, May 24 (ANI): Airtel has taken yet another technological leap to provide mobile services at Lakshadweep Islands and becomes the first private mobile service operator to start ... Read more...

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International court rules on disputed Southeast Asian islands


May 24th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur/Singapore, May 24 (IANS) Malaysia and Singapore have accepted the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), The Hague, on a 28-year old dispute over control of three islands in ... Read more...

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Iraq supports UAE’s claim over Gulf islands


April 29th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, April 29 (IANS) Iraq has expressed its support for the United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s claim over three Persian Gulf islands under Iranian control, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. In a ... Read more...

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Coral reef recovers from 1954 nuclear explosion


April 15th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
London, April 15 (ANI): A coral reef in the Bikini Atoll in Marshall islands that was nuked in 1954, has been verified by ecologists as having completely recovered from the devastation ... Read more...

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