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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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Global conference of sex workers starts in Kolkata


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Aiming to provide a pathway for ensuring basic freedoms for sex workers, a week-long festival started Sunday in Kolkata with 500 participants from 41 countries.The Sex ... Read more...

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Kolkata to host global conference of sex workers


July 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) With US imposing travel restrictions on overseas sex workers from attending the International AIDS Conference in Washington from Sunday, a week-long meet is being held here ... Read more...

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Russian convicted of leaking military secrets


May 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court has convicted an employee at a defence firm for passing on secrets about latest Russian weapons to a foreign intelligence service, and ... Read more...

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EU decides to withdraw all envoys to Belarus (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 29th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 29 (IANS) The European Union decided to withdraw all of its envoys to Belarus after the latter asked the head of the EU delegation to Belarus and the ... Read more...

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EU’s foreign aid chief visits Myanmar


February 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 12 (IANS) European Union Development Commissioner Andris Piedalgs arrived here Sunday on a three-day visit to monitor latest developmental works in the country.The visit is significant as it ... Read more...

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Lohan wants to party with Hilton sisters


August 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan wants to go and party in Europe with Paris and Nicky Hilton.The troubled actress has been ordered to do community service as part ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US sort out diplomats’ travel restriction row


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A row with US following the imposition of travel restrictions on American diplomats in Pakistan has been resolved, it was reported here.Pakistan had imposed travel restrictions ... Read more...

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Meet on AIDS begins at UN


June 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (IANS) More than 3,000 people came together at the United Nations for the UN General Assembly high level meeting on AIDS that began here Wednesday, a ... Read more...

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Indian Grand Prix will be now F1’s season finale


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, June 3 (IANS) The inaugural Indian Grand Prix will now be held anytime in December and will mark the end of the Formula One season. The FIA Friday accommodated ... Read more...

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US to expand sanctions against Belarus: Obama


May 28th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US is set to expand sanctions against Belarus, US President Barack Obama said in a statment Friday."Consistent with our values and principles, the ... Read more...

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India eases travel permits for Pakistani Kashmiris


March 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In a major decision ahead of secretary-level talks in New Delhi next week, India Saturday announced it was "unilaterally" easing travel restrictions and increasing the ... Read more...

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After 40 years, Pakistani Hindus’ ashes immersed in Ganga


February 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 18 (IANS) Finally, their ashes reached the ultimate destination - the holy river of Ganga - some 1,400 km away and 40 years later. The ashes of 135 Pakistan-based Hindus ... Read more...

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EU imposes travel and economic sanctions on Belarusian officials


February 1st, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union's Foreign Affairs Council on Monday imposed travel and economic sanctions on Belarusian officials due to their involvement on post-election violence."I welcome today's Council's decision to ... Read more...

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India to cut troops to push Kashmir peace process (Roundup)


January 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) There will be a 25 percent cut in security forces in Jammu and Kashmir in the next 12 months, Home Secretary G.K. Pillai announced Friday while ... Read more...

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India to ease travel permits for Pakistani Kashmiris


January 14th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The government will "unilaterally" ease travel restrictions and give multiple-entry permits valid for six months to Pakistani Kashmiris who want to visit their families in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Mandatory HIV testing no longer required for Indian visa


November 26th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Foreign nationals coming to India will no longer have to sign an undertaking regarding their HIV status in their visa forms, the Forum of Parliamentarians on HIV ... Read more...

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‘Inferno’ bosses ‘willing spend dough to keep Lindsay as the lead’


September 26th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Troubled Lindsay Lohan is not being dropped from her latest flick "Inferno", the Linda Lovelace biopic, say sources.According to a source, movie bosses are going to start ... Read more...

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EU leaders vow to target Iran with extra sanctions


June 17th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 17 (DPA) European Union leaders endorsed a call to slap extra sanctions on Iran, adding to those decided upon last week at the UN Security Council, diplomats said at a ... Read more...

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India should get ‘most favoured nation’ status: Former Pakistan FM (Lead)


May 18th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) If Pakistani politicians have a problem in calling India "most favoured nation", which has become an impediment in finalising the trade pact, they should change ... Read more...

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Former Pakistan minister pushes most favoured nation status for India (Interview)


May 18th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan finance minister Shahid Javed Burki has pushed for granting "most favoured nation" status to India to boost bilateral trade and economic ties and ... Read more...

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Heavy traffic snarls expected in Washington DC during nuke security summit


April 11th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington DC, Apr.11 (ANI): Daily commuters are expected to face a difficult time on Monday and Tuesday with police in Washington D.C. introducing major travel restrictions to facilitate movement of VVIP carcades ... Read more...

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European Union, Libya, end visa strife


March 28th, 2010 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Sirte/London, March 28 (DPA) The European Union and Libya have ended their visa strife as Libya late Saturday said it had lifted travel restrictions against EU citizens, according to media reports. The Libyan ... Read more...

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US lawmakers seek to expand Cuba trade, travel


February 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Democrats and Republicans in the US House of Representatives have presented a bill seeking to broaden travel and agricultural exports to communist Cuba. The bill was presented Tuesday ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan political process should be revived: India (Roundup)


December 4th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) India Friday said it wanted a revival of the political process in Sri Lanka that will after the two-decade long civil war meet the aspirations of ... Read more...

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India wants political process revived in Sri Lanka (Second Lead)


December 4th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) India Friday said it wanted a revival of the peace process in Sri Lanka and has been assured by Colombo that all Tamil civilians displaced by ... Read more...

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India for revival of political process in Sri Lanka (Lead)


December 4th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) India Friday said it wanted a revival of the peace process in Sri Lanka and has been assured by Colombo that all people displaced by the ... Read more...

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Stop discrimination against HIV infected: Ban Ki-moon


November 25th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday said that new infections are fast out-pacing the gains achieved in controlling the spread of HIV, and urged all countries to ... Read more...

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Grounding planes won’t stop swine flu from spreading


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): At a recent meeting in Washington, a panel of experts from the government, academia and the airlines industry, has determined that attempting to ground planes won't stop pandemics ... Read more...

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No need to close schools for swine flu: EU


August 13th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 13 (DPA) There is currently no need to close or delay the opening of Europe's schools because of swine flu, health officials of the European Union (EU) agreed Thursday. Earlier ... Read more...

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US urged to lift economic embargo on Cuba


July 30th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 29 (Prensa Latina) The Venceremos Brigade, the US organisation showing solidarity with the Cuban Revolution, has called on the US government to abolish its 1962 economic blockade on Cuba. ... Read more...

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Swine flu screening of India-bound passengers a non-starter


July 8th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India has asked all countries affected by swine flu to undertake screening of passengers travelling to this country but no nation has acted on this yet, parliament ... Read more...

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Britain relaxes restrictions on travel to Sri Lanka


July 3rd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 3 (DPA) The British government has relaxed travel restrictions on its citizens visiting Sri Lanka nearly five weeks after Tamil separatist rebels were defeated to end a more then 30-year ... Read more...

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US, Cuba to hold talks on migration


June 1st, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (DPA) The US and Cuba are to hold discussions on migration and other issues for the first time since such talks were broken off six years ago, the ... Read more...

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MI5 waging blackmail campaign to recruit Brit Muslims informants


May 21st, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Britain's premier counter-intelligence and security agency MI5 has been accused of waging a campaign of blackmail and harassment to recruit five Muslim community workers as informants.The men claim ... Read more...

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