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Why was Osama killing report not made public, asks daily

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 9 2013, 7:06am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Why was Osama killing report not made public, asks daily
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Al Jazeera's release of the Abbottabad Commission report on the killing of Osama bin Laden is a "hugely damaging and embarrassing episode" in Pakistan's history. But why was the report, handed over to the prime minister in January, not made public, a leading daily has asked.
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Snowden drops bid for asylum in Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 3 2013, 12:36am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Snowden drops bid for asylum in Russia
London, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Edward Snowden rescinded his application for political asylum in Russia and appeared to be running out of options Tuesday as he remained stuck in the transit area at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport.
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All nations spy on each other, says Obama

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 1 2013, 11:48pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

All nations spy on each other, says Obama
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Amid reports that US did not spare even its allies and friends like India from its spying operations, President Barack Obama has responded that all nations collect intelligence on each other.
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New Zealand opposition leader concedes defeat in elections
Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) David Cunliffe, leader of New Zealand's main opposition Labour Party Saturday, conceded defeat in the general election. | by IANS
 
Xi's Asia trip new chapter for China's diplomacy: Minister
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visits to India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan opened a new chapter for China's neighbourhood diplomacy, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at the end of the trip late Friday. | by IANS
 
Pakistani plane carrying 47 people grounded after bird hit
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A Lahore-bound Pakistani flight carrying 47 passengers had to be grounded here Saturday when it was hit by a bird shortly after taking off. | by IANS
 
 

Assange to stay in Ecuador embassy even if charges are dropped

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 19 2013, 8:04am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Assange to stay in Ecuador embassy even if charges are dropped
London, June 19 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has vowed to remain in the Ecuadorian embassy in London even if accusations of sex crimes are dropped, BBC reported Wednesday.
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Nasheed has done a Julian Assange, says WikiLeaks

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 13 2013, 6:06am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Nasheed has done a Julian Assange, says WikiLeaks
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Maldives opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has "done a Julian Assange", said WikiLeaks on Twitter after the former president took refuge at the Indian High Commission in Male.
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Pakistan facing over 6,000 MW power shortfall
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan is facing an electricity shortfall of over 6,000 MW, with many parts of Punjab province witnessing outages of 20 hours a day. Un-announced load shedding in small and rural cities of...
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New Zealand opposition leader concedes defeat in elections
Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) David Cunliffe, leader of New Zealand's main opposition Labour Party Saturday, conceded defeat in the general election. Cunliffe said in a televised address to party faithful that he had...
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Xi's Asia trip new chapter for China's diplomacy: Minister
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visits to India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan opened a new chapter for China's neighbourhood diplomacy, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at...
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Asian Games: Indian hoopsters thrash Palestine
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian men's basketball team registered a facile 89-49 win over Palestine in their opening Group B match of the 17th Asian Games at the Hwaseong Sports Complex Gymnasium here Saturday. In a...
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Men spikers win, women lose at Asiad
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian men's volleyball team got off to a brilliant start by notching up a 3-1 win over Hong Kong in their opening Group C game at the Asian Games here Saturday. Playing at the Ansan...
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West Indies top ICC Women's Championship table
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) The West Indies moved to the top of the ICC Women's Championship table after beating New Zealand 4-0 in the just-concluded bilateral One-Day International (ODI) series with left-arm spinner Anisa...
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Pakistani plane carrying 47 people grounded after bird hit
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A Lahore-bound Pakistani flight carrying 47 passengers had to be grounded here Saturday when it was hit by a bird shortly after taking off. The incident occurred with Pakistan International...
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BJP leaders discuss Tamil issues with Rajapaksa in Colombo
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS) A wide range of issues, particularly relating to ethnic Tamils of Sri Lanka, came up for discussion during a meeting of senior BJP leaders Muralidhar Rao and Vijay Jolly with Sri Lankan President...
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Pakistan to get 160 IED-resistant vehicles from US
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The US government will give 160 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, and spare and repair parts worth 198 million dollars to Pakistan, a media report said Saturday. The US State...
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Indian track cyclists fail to qualify (Roundup)
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian track cyclists - both men's and women's teams - failed to qualify for their sprint finals at the Incheon International Velodrome in the 17th Asian Games here Saturday. In the men's...
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