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George W. Bush voted most unpopular former US president


June 8th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) George W. Bush has been voted the most unpopular living former president of the US.Bush - born July 6, 1946 - was the 43rd president of ... Read more...

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India, China rise makes Asia important: US


January 31st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) With the rise of China and India as world powers, Asia is becoming more important to America as Asian markets and suppliers drive the US economy, ... Read more...

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U.S. officially ends nearly nine-year-long war in Iraq


December 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday officially ended the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a highly symbolic ceremony in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. It brings to ... Read more...

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US troops to pull out from Iraq by 2011 end


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday announced that all US troops stationed in Iraq will pull out of that country by the end of this year.Obama ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for hate rant over Iraq war


July 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for calling upon Muslims to attack MPs who voted for the Iraq war.Bilal Zaheer ... Read more...

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Tony Blair’s personal data hacked


June 26th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Personal details about former British prime minister Tony Blair have been hacked and released on the internet, The Sun reported Sunday.Names, addresses and phone numbers of ... Read more...

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Yemen-based Al Awlaki may succeed Osama


May 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) A Yemen-based Anwar al Awlaki is tipped to succeed Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, who was killed earlier this week in Pakistan by US Navy ... Read more...

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Protest staged against military mission in Libya


March 27th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) A number of protesters Saturday gathered outside the White House to raise concern against the US military operation in Libya, calling on Washington to stop meddling ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks leaker faces life sentence


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The US military has slapped the 23-year-old soldier, accused of having leaked thousands of secret documents to whistle-blower WikiLeaks, with 22 additional charges including the one ... Read more...

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Blair Govt. had no sense of being at war in Iraq: Ex-defence chief


January 28th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.28 (ANI): A former British chief of defence staff has said that the Tony Blair government lacked "any sense of being at war" during the invasion of Iraq.Admiral Lord Boyce told ... Read more...

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International ties may improve due to Wikileaks: Medvedev


January 27th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Revelations of secret US diplomatic cables by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks may have a positive influence on international relations, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said."I believe that the ... Read more...

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Turkey allowed US to use airbase to take suspected terrorists to Guantánamo Bay


January 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, Jan 18 (ANI): US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Turkey had allowed the US to use its airbase at Incirlik to take suspected terrorists to ... Read more...

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Military advisory committee to urge Obama to allow women to serve on front-line


January 16th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A military advisory committee is urging US President Barack Obama and the Congress to allow women to serve on the front-line.According to The New York Daily ... Read more...

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UK slams Obama’s ‘France is America’s biggest ally’ comments


January 12th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): British political observers have criticised US President Barack Obama's recent statement that France is America's biggest ally, warning that such a message can undermine American-British ties."We ... Read more...

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Former Kiwi PM accused US of ‘bullying’ over Fahrenheit 9/11 film screening


December 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Former New Zealand Helen Clark has alleged that the US Embassy in Wellington used "outright bullying" and "unprofessional" conduct in complaining when the ruling Labour Party held a ... Read more...

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U.S. homes could decrease $1.7 trillion in value, report says


December 9th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEW) -- U.S. homes are forecast to decrease more than $1.7 trillion in value during the current year, which is 63 percent more than the $1 trillion lost in ... Read more...

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Monument for Al Qaeda victims to be built in Iraq


November 28th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A council in an Iraqi province has proposed the creation of a museum and setting up of a monument to victims of Al Qaeda in a building ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks release may harm ties with India, says US


November 27th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) The US has alerted India on an upcoming publication of classified documents by online whistleblower WikiLeaks, which it says may harm American interests and create tension with ... Read more...

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US rallying others against China, says daily


November 10th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) The US encourages Asian countries to rally against China, cautioned a Chinese daily and added: "As the major target of US smart power, China has to be on ... Read more...

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George W. Bush Talks To NBC Host Matt Lauer About Presidency, Personal Life


November 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Appearing in his first television interview since leaving office, former United States President George W. Bush talked at lengths with NBC's Matt Lauer in an episode ... Read more...

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Valerie Plame’s Story Exposed In “Fair Game”


November 6th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Naomi Watts starrer 'Fair Game' released this Friday in theaters across America and people all over the world have been scrambling the web to get details ... Read more...

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Another whistle-blower to rival WikiLeaks


November 5th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Whistle-blower WikiLeaks, which became popular after publishing secret files of US military related to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, will now face a competition from a similar website ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’s ‘real-life kidnap test’


October 10th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Prince Harry recently underwent an al-Qaida-type kidnap by the SAS to prepare him for his new role as an Army combat pilot.News of the survival training emerged ... Read more...

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John Oliver of ‘The Daily Show’ Engaged to Iraq War Vet Kate Norley


October 5th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Oliver from The Daily Show has announced his engagement to his girlfriend of the last two years, Kate Norley, a veteran from the war in Iraq.The announcement ... Read more...

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US journalists found growing marijuana


October 4th, 2010 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Two American journalists have been arrested after police found 11 marijuana plants growing in their yard, a media report said.CBS Radio News correspondent Howard Arenstein, 60, and his ... Read more...

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Pan-Islamists plan protests at ‘American slave’ Musharraf’s rally in Birmingham


September 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Protesters from all across the United Kingdom are expected to attend a demonstration in Birmingham at a rally organised by former President of Pakistan- Pervez Musharraf- as ... Read more...

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thinks USA Is Responsible For 9/11


September 24th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent remarks of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the Iranian President has sparked outrage in the USA because he held USA responsible for the infamous 9/11 terrorist ... Read more...

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Eiffel Tower reopens after bomb threat


September 15th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Famous French landmark, the Eiffel Tower was the victim of a fake bomb scare that led to the tourist destination and its near surroundings being isolated ... Read more...

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Sarah Shourd To Be Released On Saturday, Says Iran


September 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tehran, Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Shourd, one of the three detained US hikers who were held since last July, is set to be released by Iran. A spokesman from ... Read more...

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Obama gets thumbs up on Iraq, down on economy: Poll


September 4th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's approval rating appears to have edged up after his speech on the Iraq war but he still gets bad marks on the economy, ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Speaks On Withdrawal Of US Troops From Iraq


September 1st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today the residents of USA watched the presidential speech on the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. The president also elaborated on the status of ... Read more...

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Presidential Address Annoys GOP Members


September 1st, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited speech given by the president of USA Barack Obama stole the limelight and the media entities covered the event that took place ... Read more...

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‘The page has turned, Iraq combat mission is over,’ says Obama


September 1st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.1 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has declared the American combat mission in Iraq as over, and made clear that he intends to begin disengaging from the war in ... Read more...

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Iraq combat exit no reason for celebration: Obama


September 1st, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (DPA) The official end of the US combat role in Iraq is no reason for celebration, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday. "There's still a lot of work that ... Read more...

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Six in 10 Americans view Iraq war as a mistake: Poll


August 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27(ANI): Nearly six in ten Americans believe that it was a mistake to start combat operations in Iraq, a new poll has revealed.According to a new CBS News poll, ... Read more...

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