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Pakistani daily rues country’s Olympic woes

April 2nd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) How can Pakistan that is brimming with sporting talent be "a no-hoper" when it comes to the Olympics, asked a daily that noted two of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US declines apology for NATO strikes; McCain blames ISI

December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as US-Pakistan ties have touched a new low over the NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a senior Republican leader again ... Read more...

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US freezes Libyan assets (Lead)

March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 1 (IANS) The US has frozen at least $30 billion in Libyan government assets as part of efforts to loosen besieged strongman Muammar Gaddafi's grip on power.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Al Arabiya: Jordanian U.N. peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur released

August 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- Arabic-language television station Al Arabiya on Tuesday reported that two Jordanian United Nations - African Union peacekeepers have been freed after being abducted in South Darfur ... Read more...

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British government ’strongly condemns’ the kidnapping of two peacekeepers in Darfur

August 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- The British government on Tuesday 'strongly condemned' the kidnapping of two Jordanian United Nations-African Union peacekeepers in South Darfur last weekend.The police advisors with the African ... Read more...

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Obama slams controversial Arizona immigration bill over ‘racial profiling’ fears

April 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix, Apr 24(ANI): Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has signed a controversial immigration Bill into state law, which U.S. President Barack Obama said could violate people's civil rights.The Bill, which will take ... Read more...

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Omar embarrassed over advisor’s deal with Doordarshan

March 4th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is facing opposition heat after it was revealed that his advisor Mubarak Gul is party to a lucrative contract with a ... Read more...

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EU calls for inquiry into Sri Lankan abuse allegations

October 28th, 2009 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Oct 28 (IANS) The European Union (EU) foreign ministers have expressed concern over the human rights situation in Sri Lanka and called for "an independent and credible enquiry" into alleged violation ... Read more...

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Indian Studies Department of Malay university involved in another scandal

August 5th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug 5 (ANI): The Indian Studies Department of the University of Malaya (UM), which was tangled in a leadership crisis recently, has been involved in another scandal.In an investigation ... Read more...

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AIADMK legislator moves apex court for President’s Rule in Tamil Nadu

February 24th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An AIADMK legislator Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking imposition of President's Rule in Tamil Nadu, saying there was complete breakdown of the constitutional machinery in the ... Read more...

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Ahead of polls, Advani promises jobs and water to farmers (Lead)

January 13th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday revived an old slogan promising productive employment to every individual and water to every farm as he set ... Read more...

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Advani promises pragmatic measures to revive agriculture

January 13th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The relief package for farmers announced by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) had not worked, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Tuesday, promising a more ... Read more...

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Air France goes on strike

November 13th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Majority of Air France long journey flights from Paris will be cancelled as a severe four-day disruptions caused by strike French pilots' unions, the airline said. The scheduled flights will be cancelled ... Read more...

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US should ask Pak why terrorists are asserting more strongly after peace deals: SA expert

July 30th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): A US-based South Asia expert has reportedly said that Washington should question Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani as to why the Taliban, Al Qaeda and ... Read more...

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