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Washington, June 12 (IANS) A day after his stunning defeat in a primary sent shock waves through the Republican party, House majority leader Eric Cantor announced his decision to quit the second top job in the party hierarchy.
United Nations, June 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council Wednesday strongly deplored an upsurge of terrorist attacks in northern Iraq, including the seize by Islamic insurgents of the country's second largest city of Mosul.
Washington, June 12 (IANS) US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he would resign his leadership post by July 31, after he was defeated Tuesday in a primary election to newbie David Brat, a Tea-Party backed rival, in Virginia state.
Brussels, June 12 (IANS) The Permanent Representatives Committee of the Council of the European Union (EU) has agreed to revise the nuclear safety directive.
Cairo, June 11 (IANS) An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced in absentia a prominent activist to 15 years in jail on charges of protesting without state permission.
United Nations, June 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Tuesday met visiting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and they discussed situations in Syria, Ukraine, as well as Fiji.
Ankara, June 11 (IANS) Iran would try to secure a deal in negotiations in Geneva on the country's nuclear programme, visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday.
Baghdad, June 10 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called on the parliament to approve state of emergency, as insurgent groups took full control of Iraq's second largest city of Mosul, while he declared the highest alert in the country Tuesday.
Ankara, June 10 (IANS) Since Hassan Rouhani became the president, bilateral ties between Iran and Turkey have improved, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after the two nations endorsed 10 deals in several sectors, including banking, transportation, tourism and energy.
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) would be formed soon to design, develop and manufacture India's maiden regional aircraft for the burgeoning civil aviation sector, a top official said Monday.
Bangkok, June 9 (IANS) Thai military Monday reinstated the Election Act, the Political Parties Act and the Public Referendum Act, all laws under the abrogated 2007 constitution.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday that the country's federal spirit has been diluted over the years and the government would invigorate fora like the National Development Council and the Inter-State Council to actively engage with the states.
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Bangkok, June 8 (IANS) The Thai military junta Sunday announced lifting of curfew in Koh Chang of Trat province, Hat Yai of Songkhla province and Koh Pha Ngan of Surat Thani province.
Tehran, June 8 (IANS) A two-day meeting scheduled for Monday between Iran and the US in Geneva will focus mainly on nuclear issues, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Sunday.
Manila, June 8 (IANS) The Philippines government has earmarked over one billion pesos ($22.83 million) to finance a programme aimed at eradicating malnutrition among school children, an official said Sunday.
Ankara, June 7 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to pay his first visit to Turkey Monday in a bid to improve bilateral ties between the two countries that have been strained by the developments in Syria, media reported Saturday.
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) China and Russia held their first meeting over institutionalised cooperation in law enforcement and security here Thursday.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the joint session of parliament, which would outline the Narendra Modi government's goals, was approved by the union cabinet Wednesday, said informed sources.
Baghdad, June 4 (IANS) A suicide bomber killed a top leader of the Iraqi government-backed Sahwa paramilitary group and four others, a police source said Wednesday.
Washington, June 4 (IANS) President Barack Obama is appointing Shefali Razdan Duggal, a top Indian-American fundraiser of his 2012 re-election campaign, as a member of the governing board of trustees of the US Holocaust Memorial museum that opened in 1993.
Washington, June 3 (IANS) As the US reaches out to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a dozen lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan congressional resolution committing to working with his government "to advance shared values and interests."
Dubai, June 2 (IANS) The constitutionality of the new controversial draft legislation that bars expatriates from driving in Bahrain is questionable, a minister said.
Moscow, June 2 (IANS) Russia said Monday it will submit a draft resolution on Ukraine to the UN Security Council (UNSC) proposing talks to end the violence and create humanitarian corridors in the country.
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) The Press Council of India (PCI) should be renamed and its scope should be expanded to include television as well as web and social media, its chairman Markandey Katju said Monday.
London, June 2 (IANS) Scientists have now devised a method to study supernova explosions, a stellar explosion that briefly outshines an entire galaxy, by recreating them in the laboratory with the help of lasers.
London, June 2 (IANS) The image of a criminal merging into a crowd to keep the cops guessing is common in movies as identifying and tracking a person in a group is difficult. Not any more.
London, June 1 (IANS) An online petition to the British House of Commons has urged the politicians to create a bank holiday for Hindu Diwali and Muslim Eid festival in the country, a media report said.
Brussels, June 1 (IANS) The G7 Summit, set to be held in Brussels next week, will focus on Ukraine situation, ties with Russia, global economy and energy security, according to preliminary agenda unveiled by the European Union (EU).
The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Orissa has published the Odisha +2 Results 2014 / Orissa 12th Results/ 12th result 2014 (Odisha +2 Result 2014) today.
Washington, May 30 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton had an "informal" and private lunch together at the White House, media reported.
London, May 30 (IANS) Former UN chief Kofi Annan and former US President Jimmy Carter expressed their support for reforming the UN, emphasising equal respect for all countries, media reported Friday.
Washington, May 30 (IANS) US Vice President Joseph Biden will travel to Brazil, Colombia and the Dominican Republic next month to discuss a full range of issues, the White House said Thursday.
United Nations, May 30 (IANS) The UN Security Council Thursday extended a UN mission in Somalia for one more year to continue providing "good offices" in the country's peace and reconciliation process.
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia, who is also known for her fiercely independent and ultra-chic styles, has been named India style director for online shopping platform LimeRoad.com.
Washington, May 29 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama's decision to postpone the completion of the deportation policy review until August, was received with criticism by activists and scepticism by Republicans.
United Nations, May 29 (IANS) The UN should play a greater role in counter-terrorism and promoting closer cooperation of the international community on the battle, a Chinese envoy to the UN said here Wednesday.
Algiers, May 29 (IANS) The 17th Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Wednesday urged to reform the UN Security Council "in line with an overhaul of the international economic and financial institutions".
Kiev, May 28 (IANS) The leadership of 'Lugansk People's Republic' in eastern Ukraine announced Wednesday that parliamentary elections would be held in the self-proclaimed republic in September.
Brussels, May 28 (IANS) The European Commission (EC) Wednesday proposed a new European Energy Security Strategy to enhance the security of the European Union's (EU) energy supply.
Washington, May 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he planned to leave 9,800 American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
Washington, May 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he plans to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
Washington, May 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday called Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko, pledging "full support" for his efforts to resolve the crisis facing the Eastern European nation.
Washington, May 27 (IANS) The White House inadvertently revealed the name of the Central Intelligence Agency's top officer in Kabul during President Barack Obama's weekend trip to the Afghan capital.
Bangkok, May 26 (IANS) Thailand's army chief, who seized power in a coup last week, Monday claimed to have received the endorsement of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
New York, May 26 (IANS) A Sikh temple in the US is facing local opposition because of plans to replace its existing prayer hall with a 12,000-sq-ft building with gold domes in a rural neighbourhood, media reported Monday.
Bangkok, May 26 (IANS) The Thai military junta Sunday threatened to use a martial court to prosecute offenders as the protests against the coup are escalating in capital Bangkok.
United Nations, May 25 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the UN Security Council Saturday strongly condemned a deadly terrorist attack by Al-Shabaab militants on Somalia's parliament that left at least 10 people dead and more than 11 others wounded.
Bangkok, May 24 (IANS) Thai army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha, who effected a coup Thursday, dissolved the Senate Saturday and transferred a few important government officials to inactive posts.
London, May 24 (IANS) Producers of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" received a major boost after British tourism chiefs granted permission for the film's posters to be beamed onto London's famous shopping plaza Oxford Circus for the first time.
Madrid, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Former US interior secretary Ken Salazar has said he favours "normalising" relations between his country and Cuba, and expressed optimism at the chances of seeing that happen in the next few years.
United Nations, May 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned an attack by gunmen on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan, stressing that "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is criminal and unjustifiable", media reported Saturday.
London, May 23 (IANS) The UN Security Council has imposed sanctions against Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which had abducted over 200 schoolgirls April 14 and has terrorised the country.
Paris, May 23 (IANS) French President Francois Hollande Thursday condemned the Thai army coup, his office reported in a statement.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The US condemns the " horrific" terrorist attack in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region, the White House said Thursday.
United Nations, May 22 (IANS) Russia and China, two permanent members of the UN Security Council, Thursday used their veto power over a draft resolution intended to refer the Syrian civil war to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Kiev, May 22 (IANS) Ukraine has called for a UN Security Council emergency meeting to help deal with the crisis in its eastern regions and stop alleged aggression from Russia, Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Thursday.
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Actor Channing Tatum felt like a "fat kid at a buffet" when he was offered four "great" movies back-to-back.
United, May 22 (IANS) As many as 127 people have died in several weeks of violence in east and south Ukraine, which will make it more difficult for the country to hold presidential elections in the region Sunday, a UN official has said.
United Nations, May 22 (IANS) Russia will veto a draft resolution of the UN Security Council which intends to refer the Syrian civil war to the International Criminal Court, Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said here Wednesday.
United Nations, May 22 (IANS) Russia will veto a draft resolution of the UN Security Council which intends to refer the Syrian civil war to the International Criminal Court, Russian UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin said here Wednesday.
Tripoli, May 21 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner at Libya's electoral committee Tuesday denied that the date for the new parliament vote has been set.
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have suspended the licences of three television channels owned by the Geo TV network, a leading daily reported Tuesday.
Wellington, May 20 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Chris Cairns has rejected charges that he was the Player X and cricket hero alleged to be the match-fixing ring leader in the evidence given by his former team mates to International Cricket Council (ICC) investigators.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday invited Narendra Modi to be the next prime minister of India, and will swear him in May 26, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet New Zealand Prime Minister John Key next month at the White House over bilateral and regional issues, the White House said Monday.
Baghdad, May 19 (IANS) Tallies released Monday for Iraq's April 30 nationwide parliamentary elections show a strong lead by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's bloc, raising his chances to remain in the post for the third term despite fierce opposition and worsening security, according to election panel.
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Actor Kevin Spacey, who is seen dealing in political payoffs all the time in his TV show "House of Cards", rubbished reports claiming he was paid millions for a photo with Mexico's President Peña Nieto.
Ramallah, May 18 (IANS) The health conditions of 150 Palestinian detainees, on hunger strike in Israeli jails protesting their detention, deteriorated Sunday as they continued their strike for the 25th day, a Palestinian official said.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) As many as 694 cases of paid news - or news for which the media organisations took money to publish or broadcast - were detected by the Election Commission in this election, official said.
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The Governing Council of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) has nominated Akbar Ebrahim, a renowned driver coach and former Formula race driver, as India's deputy representative at the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile (FIA).
Ottawa, May 17 (IANS) Congratulating India's prime minister-elect over his victory, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is looking forward "to working with Mr. Modi and the new government of India to further strengthen our social and economic partnership to the benefit of our citizens."
Washington, May 17 (IANS) The American media and foreign policy experts greeted the Narendra Modi-led BJP's historic election victory as "India's moment" and an opportunity to revitalise the economy and "shape the way India engages with the world".
Vienna, May 17 (IANS) The Iranian nuclear talks has already enter a "deep-water zone", thus the negotiation is like "crossing a river by feeling the stone," said China's chief negotiator Friday.
Washington, May (IANS) Congratulating India on "successfully completing the largest exercise of democracy in the world: several US lawmakers as also a US-India trade body have called for continued US-India partnership with new Indian government
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Congratulating the Bharatiya Janata Party on its "historic" poll victory, the White House and Secretary of State John Kerry Friday said they look forward to working with the new Indian government.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Congratulating the Bharatiya Janata Party on its "historic" poll victory, the White House Friday said it looks forward to working with the new Indian government without mentioning the architect of the victory, Narendra Modi.
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday termed the spectacular performance of the Biju Janata Dal, led by him, as a victory of the people in the state.
London, May 16 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron congratulated Narendra Modi Friday on leading the BJP to victory in the Indian general elections.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actress Robin Wright says Hollywood is a difficult place to get good roles if one has integrity.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) As India prepares for a change of guard, two influential US lawmakers have suggested that the US help India become a member of the UN Security Council to take India-US ties further ahead.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) Stating that the Syrian presidential elections could be a step toward settling its long-running crisis, Russia Thursday called for timely removal of chemical weapons.
London, May 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas here to discuss the Palestine-Israel peace process.
Tbilisi, May 14 (IANS) Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili Wednesday said his country will sign the European Union (EU) association agreement June 27.
United Nations, May 14 (IANS) UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that he believed the Geneva Communique will continue its efforts to bring peace and stability to the war-torn country.
Washington, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Time is running out to pass immigration reform before the approach of the mid-term elections effectively precludes congressional action, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday during a meeting with leaders of law enforcement.
United Nations, May 14 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday announced resignation of Lakhdar Brahimi as the joint United Nations-Arab League Special Representative on the Syria crisis, terming it a "tragedy for the Syrian people" and a "failure" for the United Nations.
United Nations, May 13 (IANS) Joint UN-Arab League Special envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will step down May 31, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday, reported Xinhua.
United Nations, May 13 (IANS) Joint UN-Arab League Special envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will step down May 31, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council Tuesday.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Around 5,000 Hindus migrate from Pakistan to India every year, a Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) official said.
Brussels, May 12 (IANS) The European Union said the local referenda in eastern Ukraine last weekend was "illegitimate" following the Foreign Affairs Council meeting Monday.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday presented the National Florence Nightingale award to nursing professionals at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of International Nurses' Day here.
Moscow, May 12 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) A discussion of the east Ukraine referendum held Sunday and imposition of further sanctions on Russia are expected to dominate a meeting of the European Union (EU) in Brussels later Monday, officials said.
London, May 12 (IANS) A Nigerian state governor has said he has information on the whereabouts of the 200 abducted schoolgirls, a media report said Monday.
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), May 11 (IANS) Seven police commandos were killed Sunday when Maoists set off a landmine in the thick forests of Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra, officials said.
Bangkok, May 11 (IANS) Security forces have not withdrawn from Thailand's Government House and were still in charge of the compound, Maj. Gen. Apirat Kongsompong, 1st Infantry Division commander, said Sunday.
Tehran, May 11 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that Iran's nuclear programme was "peaceful" and the country will continue with it.
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama appeared Saturday on the White House weekly address to express her outrage over the recent kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria.
Nay Pyi Taw, May 10 (IANS) Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have started arriving in Myanmar Saturday to attend meetings that will focus on many issues including Thailand's political crisis, an official said.