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Indian PM Promises ‘Strictest Action’ Against Graft

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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India’s prime minister says his government is taking the “strictest possible action” against corruption. Manmohan Singh said Monday in his Independence Day speech at New Delhi’s Red Fort that it is important not to create an atmosphere in which India’s progress comes into question while corruption cases are investigated. The government has introduced a new […]

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Diplomat Sees US Focus Shifting from Mideast to Asia-Pacific

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A leading U.S. diplomat says America must refocus from vexing near-term challenges in the Middle East to longer-term concerns in the Asia-Pacific region. Kurt Campbell, the assistant secretary of state for East Asia, made the remark in a newspaper interview published Monday in The Australian. He says the United States will not neglect its responsibilities […]

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