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Abu Dhabi President denies rumours that his government will buy Dubai companies
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Nicosia, Mar 19 (ANI): Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of Abu Dhabi, has denied rumours that his government wishes to acquire companies owned by the Dubai Government. He attributed the rumours to misinterpretations about the relations between the emirates and stressed that the imp ....
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Rooting out Pak based Al-Qaeda centers, key to success in Afghanistan: Britain
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Washington, Mar.19 (ANI): British Defense Minister John Hutton has said that the key to success in the ‘War on terror’ in Afghanistan lies in rooting out the command and control centers of Al-Qaeda and other extremist groups operating from Pakistan. Talking to media persons before meeti ....
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Obama inked 500, 000 dollar book bonanza five days before taking office
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Washington, Mar.19 (ANI): President Barack Obama secured a 500, 000 dollar advance for a children''s book project five days before taking office, a disclosure report shows. The terms of the book deal were disclosed in a Senate financial disclosure report filed Tuesday, reports the Washingto ....
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Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman to star in film adaptation of ?Important Artifacts?
( 19-Mar-2009 )

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Defecting spy tells US that China spends most of its time stealing secrets
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Washington, Mar.19 (ANI) The Chinese intelligence service spends most of its time not only trying to steal secrets from overseas but also on ways to bolster Communist Party rule by repressing religious and political dissent internally, claims a spy who has defected to the United States.   &qu ....
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Swimming pool game ?Marco Polo? inspiring robot detection
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Washington, March 19 (ANI): A popular swimming pool game called ‘Marco Polo’ is guiding scientists as to how to make robots that can independently detect and capture other moving targets. Engineers from Duke University and the University of New Mexico say that the simple pursuit-evasion ....
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?Bunkered? Zardari in no mood to reconcile with Sharif
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Washington, Mar.19 (ANI): A bunkered Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is in no mood to reconcile with Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif. According to informed sources, Zardari is taking the reinstatement of judges sacked by former President General Pervez Musharraf as his ....
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China complains to WTO over ban on toys by India
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Geneva, Mar 19 (ANI): The issue of a ban imposed by India on Chinese toys has been taken to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) by China.   China used a meeting of the WTO’s technical barriers to trade committee to raise the issue of a ban imposed by India, stopping short of launching a ....
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Pakistan calls for abolition of UNSC veto powers
( 19-Mar-2009 )

United Nations, Mar.19 (ANI): Pakistan has called for abolishing the ‘veto’ power of five major nations in the UN Security Council. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, termed the privilege enjoyed by the United States, Britain, France,China, and R ....
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Prince William follows in mom?s footsteps
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Washington, March 19 (ANI): Prince William has revealed how he decided to follow in the footsteps of his mother Diana by becoming a patron of the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.   The future King spoke of his inspiration in a television interview to promote his support to build a new centre ....
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