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Hindu Group Assails Indian PM for Gilani Comments

Posted November 11th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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An apparent thaw in relations between India and Pakistan is leading to condemnation from at least one radical Hindu group. The leader of India-based Vishwa Hindu Parishad lashed out at Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday, blasting Mr. Singh for calling Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani a “man of peace.” In a sarcastic comment […]

African Union Largely Silent About Gadhafi’s Death

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The African Union has remained largely silent about the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhadfi, who once led the alliance and served as its largest benefactor. AU commission chairman Jean Ping released a statement on Friday simply noting Gadhafi’s death. Mr. Ping then focused on the African Union’s concern for the Libyan people, their aspirations […]

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World Reacts to Death of Libya’s Gadhafi

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the death of Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi closes a “very unfortunate chapter” in the country’s history but also marks the “start of a new era.” She commented from Pakistan on Friday, three days after visiting Libya on her tour of the Middle East and South Asia. Her comments come […]

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World Powers React to Death of Libya’s Gadhafi

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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World powers are reacting to the death of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. China said Friday that Libya has opened a new page and urged Libya’s provisional government leaders to start the process for an “inclusive” political transition. China is a veto-wielding U.N. Security Council member. The country abstained from a council vote in March […]

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Obama Hails Gadhafi’s Demise, Warns Arab Dictatorships

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s death is a warning to authoritarian strongmen across the Middle East that iron-fisted rule “inevitably comes to an end.” Speaking at the White House Thursday, Mr. Obama hailed what he called “a momentous day in the history of Libya, telling its people “You have won […]

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Gadhafi’s Death Met with Relief

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi proves “definitively” that the four-decade Gadhafi regime has come to an end. He spoke Thursday at the White House. He said a year ago the notion of a free Libya seemed impossible and congratulated the Libyan people for demanding their rights. Mr. Obama […]

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Gadhafi’s Death Met with Relief

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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World leaders are congratulating the Libyan people on the start of a new era following the announced death of former Libyan leader, Moammar Gadhafi. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, traveling in Afghanistan, told Fox News that confirmation of Gadhafi’s death would be a “sigh of relief.” She separately told CBS News that while significant, […]

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Reports of Gadhafi’s Death Met with Relief

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are congratulating the Libyan people on the start of a new era following the announced death Wednesday of former Libyan leader, Colonel Moammar Gadhafi. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, traveling in Afghanistan, told Fox News that confirmation of Gadhadi’s death would be a “sigh of relief.” She separately told CBS News that […]

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Reports of Gadhafi’s Death Met with Relief

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders around the world are scrambling to confirm reports former Libyan leader, Colonel Moammar Gadhafi is dead. But already many are congratulating the Libyan people on the start of a new era. In Washington, officials at both the White House and the U.S. State Department said they are still trying to determine whether the former […]

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People Around the World Remember September 11 Attacks

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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People around the world have somberly marked the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States which killed almost 3,000 people in a single day in New York, Washington, and rural Pennsylvania. Citizens from 90 different nations died that day, including 67 Britons. In London, Prince Charles and Prime Minister David Cameron […]

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