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China warns Japan over purchase of disputed islands


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has again strongly criticized the purchase of three disputed islands in the East China Sea by Japan and threatened Tokyo with "serious consequences" caused ... Read more...

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Japan to buy disputed islands


September 5th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 5 (IANS) The Japanese government is in talks to buy the disputed Diaoyu Islands from a family that claims to own them, media reports said Wednesday.The central government ... Read more...

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Amid Russia’s warning, India and US to discuss Syria


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the US threatening unilateral action against Syria and Russia warning against it, India and the US are set to appraise ... Read more...

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China protests Vietnam claim to islands


June 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China Thursday lodged a protest with Vietnam concerning the recent passing of a Vietnamese maritime law that extends the country's jurisdiction to islands claimed by China.Chinese ... Read more...

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Israel may resolve Middle East crisis unilaterally: Minister


May 31st, 2012 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel may take up "unilateral actions" if the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks do not move ahead, Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak said.This comment prompted speculation ... Read more...

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Resume talks, Tibetan exiles urge China


April 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 30 (IANS) Expressing concern over violations of human rights in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration, the democratically elected body of the Tibetan exiles, has called upon Beijing to ... Read more...

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Russian troops won’t be sent to Syria: Lavrov


March 15th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has dismissed the possibility of Russian combat troops being sent to Syria, which is in the thores of protests ... Read more...

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Telenor, Unitech move Company Law Board to protect interests (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Norway-based Telenor and India's Unitech, partners in telecom service provider Uninor, have separately moved the Company Law Board (CLB) to protect their individual interests following ... Read more...

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Chouhan writes to PM against national anti-terror hub


February 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 18 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to reconsider the setting up of National Counter Terrorism ... Read more...

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India, others slam EU aviation cap


February 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The BASIC countries -- Brazil, South Africa, India and China - Tuesday criticised the European Union's (EU) "stubbornness" to go ahead with its aviation cap, ... Read more...

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No more Abbottabad-like incidents, Gilani tells US


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan wants new rules of engagement with the US and an assurance of "no Abbottabad-like unilateral action in future", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Gilani sets conditions for relations with US


December 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said his country wanted new rules of engagement with the US with a guarantee to respect its sovereignty ... Read more...

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Pakistan will defend its territory at all costs: Gilani


December 16th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan will defend its territorial frontiers at all costs, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani following a NATO air strike that left two dozen soldiers ... Read more...

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US seeks military communication along Pakistan border


October 28th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The US is attempting to re-establish military communications along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, which was no longer "open" following the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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Clinton has delivered tough warning to Pakistan: Daily


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has delivered a tough warning to Pakistan that it needs to decide whether it wants to "help or hinder" the ... Read more...

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Hold talks with the Taliban, says Pakistani daily


September 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) The solution to the current US-Pakistan stalemate is to bring the Taliban and "therefore the Haqqanis" to the table for talks, said a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

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Gilani, Zardari discuss security situation


September 28th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met President Asif Ali Zardari to discuss the current political and security situation in the country amid strained US-Pakistan ties ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan ties have hit new low: Daily


September 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The US-Pakistan ties have plunged to a new low following an accusation that ISI supported the Al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network, said a Pakistani daily Tuesday.The News International ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy chief goes to Saudi Arabia


September 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha left for Saudi Arabia Monday as Islamabad-Washington ties became strained over an accusation that ISI supported the Al-Qaeda-linked ... Read more...

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Pakistan cannot continue to be safe haven for terror: US


September 21st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) While not yet willing to blame the Haqqani network for assassinating former Afghan president, US military leaders say they will continue to strongly pressure Islamabad ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana row over canal wall reaches PM


July 16th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) The ongoing row between Punjab and Haryana over the latter's decision to construct a concrete wall along the embankment of a controversial canal has reached ... Read more...

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Five Pakistan Taliban leaders arrested


May 30th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) Five Pakistani Taliban leaders were arrested Monday morning in North Waziristan by NATO forces and taken away in two helicopters to Afghanistan, intelligence sources told ... Read more...

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Pakistan to set up panel to probe Abbottabad incident


May 30th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 30 (IANS) An independent commission will be set up in a day or two to probe the Abbottabad incident in which US commandos shot dead Osama bin ... Read more...

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Respect Pakistan’s sovereignty, China tells US


May 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) China has told the US to respect Pakistan's sovereignty and understand its problems, it was reported here.Dawn reported that during a meeting with Prime Minister ... Read more...

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China hopes to see US-Pakistani ties improve: daily


May 18th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) Beijing hopes to see US-Pakistan relations improve, a Chinese daily said Wednesday as Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's visits China a fortnight after Osama ... Read more...

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Osama raid: US had warned Pakistan of unilateral action


May 9th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The US had time and again warned Pakistan that it would take action, with or without Pakistani cooperation, to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama ... Read more...

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US raid an attack on sovereignty: Pakistan Senate


May 5th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The US raid at Abbottabad to kill Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was an attack on the country's sovereignty, members of the Pakistan Senate have ... Read more...

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US not to apologise for violating Pak territory during ‘Operation Geronimo’


May 4th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): The United States 'makes no apologies' for carrying out unilateral military operation against Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden inside Pakistani territory.The Saudi-born terrorist, who had evaded capture for ... Read more...

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No Pakistani bases used by US forces, says Pakistan


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday described as "absolutely false" reports that US helicopters had taken off from its Ghazi airbase and expressed its "deep concerns and reservations" about the ... Read more...

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Turkey ready to broker cease-fire over fears Libya may turn into “second Iraq or Afghanistan”


March 28th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signalled that his country is ready to become a mediator to help attain an early ceasefire in Libya over fears that ... Read more...

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Mayawati suspends seven for vulgar dance show in office (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Taking a serious note of alleged obscenity at a function in the premises of a health department office here, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday suspended seven employees, ... Read more...

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War against Pakistan militants to take 15 years: US cable


December 5th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad had said last year that the fight against Al Qaeda and other militants operating in Pakistan will last 10-15 years, secret diplomatic ... Read more...

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Pak fears “US will again desert Islamabad” after getting Bin Laden: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Pakistan is concerned that the United States will "again desert Islamabad" after it gets al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, due to which the Asian nation is ... Read more...

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Mexico fines pharmaceutical firms for price fixing


June 24th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 24 (IANS/EFE) Six pharmaceutical companies were fined more than 150 million pesos ($11.6 million) for conspiring to raise the price of medicine they sold to a social-services agency, said ... Read more...

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Argentina criticises Britain over Falklands oil drilling


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has criticised a plan by Britain to drill oil in the Falkland Islands. Both countries have fought a brief war in 1982 for control of the ... Read more...

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