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12,000 dead in seven years of Iraqi bombings


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 3 (IANS/AKI) Over 12,000 civilians and some 200 coalition soldiers died in suicide bombings in Iraq between 2003 and 2010, says a new report.Medical journal The Lancet said ... Read more...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal to host an episode of Curiosity on Discovery Channel


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Discovery Channel has announced that Maggie Gyllenhaal will be the host of an episode of the show "CURIOSITY." In the episode, Maggie will be ... Read more...

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Clinton urges western powers to increase pressure on Gaddafi


March 30th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged western powers to increase pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.The UN Security Council's Resolution 1973, adopted ... Read more...

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US hands over Tareq Aziz, other Saddam regime members to Iraq


July 14th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 14 (DPA) US forces handed over Iraq's former deputy premier Tareq Aziz and 54 other members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle to the Iraqi authorities, regional news network al-Arabiya reported ... Read more...

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Prominent Iraqi cleric among seven killed in Iraq attacks


May 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 5 (DPA) Seven people were killed in a string of attacks in Iraq, including a prominent Sunni cleric, and 20 wanted individuals were arrested, Iraqi security sources said Wednesday. A policeman ... Read more...

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India lifts ban on travel to Iraq


May 4th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India Tuesday lifted the ban on grant of emigration clearance for Indians wishing to travel to Iraq, but added a cautionary advisory that they take care ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda video shows bomber before strike at CIA men


March 1st, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 28 (DPA) A Jordanian Al Qaeda double-agent who in December killed himself and seven CIA agents in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, blamed US and Israeli "crimes" for his act, ... Read more...

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Iraq frees 36 Iranian opposition members


October 7th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 7 (DPA) Iraqi authorities Wednesday freed 36 members of an Iranian opposition group detained during July clashes between Iraqi security forces and members of the group. The detainees were taken into ... Read more...

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First World Humanitarian Day remembers UN deaths in Iraq


August 20th, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 19 (DPA) The UN Wednesday marked the first World Humanitarian Day to pay tribute to humanitarian workers killed in missions, including the 22 UN staffers who died in a ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan to reopen Baghdad embassy’


April 7th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan will soon reopen its embassy in Baghdad, a media report Tuesday quoted Qays al-Yaqoubi, Iraq's ambassador here, as saying. Speaking to Geo News, he said that Pakistan's ambassador ... Read more...

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Bush admits mistakes, but cites India among accomplishments


January 13th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) President George W. Bush has admitted mistakes but cited his image in India among accomplishments to assert that America's moral standing has not been damaged during his eight ... Read more...

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Obama aims to ”reboot US image” in the Muslim world


December 11th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama has confirmed that he would take oath of office using his middle name Hussein and added that he planned to set the tone for ... Read more...

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Obama nominates Iraq war critic as Veterans Affairs head


December 8th, 2008 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama has nominated Eric Shinseki, the former chief of staff of the US Army, to head the country's Department of Veterans Affairs.Obama announced the selection ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief blames huge overreaction response to 9/11 for terror epidemic


October 18th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 18 (ANI): A former MI5 chief, whose services superannuated 12 years ago, has said that the worlds response to the 9/11 air attacks was huge over-reaction, and that ... Read more...

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Bush cuts Iraq combat tours as surge comes to an end (Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 31 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Thursday said combat tours for US forces in Iraq would be reduced from 15 months to 12 months as a 20,000-strong troop surge ... Read more...

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Stone’’s biopic of Bush sees him drinking, gambling…and landing in jail!


July 29th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 29 (ANI): The first trailer of Oliver Stone''s biopic of George W Bush has been released online and shows Dubya going through a whirl of drinking contests, gambling, ... Read more...

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US suffered loss of respect under Bush: former German minister


June 10th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 10 (DPA) The United States has suffered a "large loss of influence and respect" under the presidency of George W. Bush, former German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher said Tuesday. Speaking ... Read more...

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Chavez blames Iraq invasion for soaring oil prices


March 28th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Rio de Janeiro, March 28 (Xinhua) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said that the US invasion of Iraq is partly to blame for the rising oil prices. Oil producing countries are not ... Read more...

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Iraqis gripped by Spanish football mania


March 25th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, March 25 (DPA) Iraqis, freed from the shackles of the former regime of Saddam Hussein, are obsessed with Spanish football teams Barcelona and Real Madrid. Football fans in the country did ... Read more...

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