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`Island row will damage Japan’s trade ties with China’


September 19th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Japan's "purchase" of the disputed Diaoyu Islands will certainly affect and damage the development of economic and trade relations with China, the commerce ministry said Wednesday."It ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invited to Saudi Arabia to discuss Syria


August 6th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will take part in a meeting of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia, which will focus on ... Read more...

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Putin to meet Annan to discuss Syria crisis


July 16th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet UN and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan in Moscow July 17 to discuss the Syria crisis, the Kremlin said."In ... Read more...

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Contrasting styles mark Modi, Vaghela fasts


September 18th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Contrasting styles mark the venues where Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and former chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela of the Congress are fasting.There was night-long police ... Read more...

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Post Anna, support for government dips: poll


September 14th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the Anna Hazare campaign against corruption, as many as 74 percent of respondents say they are dissatisfied with the Congress-led ... Read more...

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No nepotism, need experts in panel for Lokpal Bill: Hazare (Roundup)


April 10th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Denying any differences among activist leaders, veteran social reformer Anna Hazare Sunday said that the process of drafting the Lokpal Bill needed experienced people ... Read more...

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Female Iranian activist released on bail


September 13th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (DPA) A female activist charged with subversion in Iran has been released from prison on bail, opposition websites reported Monday. Shiva Nazar-Ahari, 26, was released Sunday after posting bail equivalent ... Read more...

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Jimmy Kimmel backs Levi Johnston’s mayoral run in Alaska


August 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 14 (ANI): Levi Johnston, who has plans to run for mayor of Alaska, has found an ardent supporter in the form of Jimmy Kimmel.During an appearance of 'Jimmy ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu’s days as Malay-Indian Congress President numbered


May 29th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, May 29 (ANI): Pressure is mounting on long-time Malaysian Indian Congress chief S. Samy Vellu, to relinquish his presidential post prematurely.Intra-party elements are rebelling against him and, to ... Read more...

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We don’t accept quota within quota: BJP


April 12th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it would not accept the demand for the quotas within the women's quota and it is up to the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama set to leave for US, to meet Obama (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


February 16th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was set Tuesday to leave for the US where he will have a long-awaited meeting with President Barack Obama despite China's ... Read more...

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UN Security Council hails new plans for Afghanistan


February 6th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 6 (IANS) The UN Security Council has welcomed the results of the London Conference on Afghanistan which pledged new funds and outlined a plan to transfer security responsibility to ... Read more...

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India will emerge more economically powerful than China: PM


April 1st, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has said that India would emerge a more successful country from an economic perspective in the long run in comparison to ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama welcome at ‘appropriate’ time: Taiwan president


December 5th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 5 (DPA) Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou Friday said he welcomes Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to visit, but only when the time is "appropriate.""When the timing is appropriate, ... Read more...

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Chinese activist feared detained for Olympics


August 9th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 9 (DPA) Prominent rights activist Zeng Jinyan is out of contact and is feared to have been detained by police before the opening of the Beijing Olympics, a rights group ... Read more...

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RJD, DMK support Indo-US nuclear deal (Update)


June 19th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government received a shot in the arm today when the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Dravida Munnetra ... Read more...

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RJD, DMK support Indo-US nuclear deal


June 19th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government received a shot in the arm today when the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Dravida Munnetra ... Read more...

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UN secretary general condemns Lebanon violence


May 13th, 2008 - 5:33 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday "strongly condemned" those responsible for the violence in Lebanon and voiced support for the embattled government in Beirut. "Lebanon needs a ... Read more...

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US billionaire Kerkorian muscles into Ford


April 29th, 2008 - 5:28 am ICT by admin
DPA Detroit/Los Angeles, April 29 (DPA) US billionaire Kirk Kerkorian has bought 100 million shares of car giant Ford, according to an announcement Monday, signalling his intent to get involved with improvements at ... Read more...

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US urges Turkey to limit operations in northern Iraq


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, Feb 22 (Xinhua) The US Friday urged Turkey to limit its operations in northern Iraq to precise targeting of the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). "We were notified and we urged ... Read more...

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