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2012-07-09 10:22:14

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the Office of the President of Mongolia: This morning, President Tsakhia Elbegdorj received U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Government House in Ulaanbaatar. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120709/PH36943 ) During their productive forty-minute meeting prior to Secretary Clinton's prepared remarks to an international conference, President Elbegdorj stressed his belief that mutually beneficial economic...

2012-06-28 06:26:10

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement released by Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj upon the conclusion of voting to international journalists and organizations observing Mongolia's seventh parliamentary election: "I am proud that the people of Mongolia have cast their ballots today in the seventh free and fair national parliamentary elections since our revolution. On the heels of these elections, we have moved further down the path of...

2009-02-02 13:49:29

A Swedish library said it received an anonymous package containing a book that went missing from the library more than 37 years ago. The Gavle library said An Essay on Liberation, a Marxist tome by German philosopher Herbert Marcuse, was returned to the shelves Thursday after the anonymous borrower returned it, The Local reported Monday. The last return date stamped inside the book was Nov. 11, 1971.

2008-09-11 09:00:02

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Yonhap) - No power vacuum has been detected in North Korea amid speculations that Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] may have had a stroke last month, a diplomatic source said Thursday. The diplomatic source, who declined to be identified, said there seem to have been no disruptions to key decision-making processes in the communist country, pointing to the nuclear situation as evidence. "North Korea threatened to...

2008-09-06 06:00:09

Text of report headlined "Media centre at the prime minister's office soon" published by Nepalese newspaper Annapurna Post on 6 September Kathmandu, [Friday] 5 September: Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" has expressed a commitment to setting up media centres at his office and at his residence soon. Prachanda expressed this commitment to a team of media representatives which met the prime minister at [his official residence in the] Baluwatar neighbourhood of the capital Friday...

2008-08-23 18:00:15

Turkey has banned access to 853 Web sites in what critics say is an affront to freedom of speech rights of Turks. Today's Zaman reported Saturday that among the sites restricted by the Turkish government is the video-sharing site YouTube. Earlier this week a group of Web sites critical of the government's restrictions "banned" themselves by putting up front pages that read "Access is denied." Sites have been outlawed for being critical of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the...

2008-07-28 06:00:53

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA Pyongyang, July 28 (KCNA) - The 55th anniversary of the victory in the great Fatherland Liberation War was significantly celebrated across the country. Working people in different parts of the country held multifarious functions on Sunday on the occasion of the day of the victory in the war. Working people in North Hamgyong and South Hwanghae provinces held oratorical meetings with great pride and honour of having won...

2006-09-02 02:49:22

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels threatened on Saturday to launch street protests to press the multiparty government for early elections to an assembly that would draw up a new constitution. "The government is lingering. We cannot continue to remain in limbo like this," rebel spokesman Krishna Bahadur Mahara told Reuters after a central committee meeting of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist). The Maoists have fought since 1996 to topple the monarchy...

2006-07-28 01:49:36

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels extended their ceasefire by three months on Friday in a bid to support peace talks aimed at ending their decade-old insurgency that has killed thousands. The extension came hours before the truce -- declared after King Gyanendra ended his absolute rule in April -- was due to expire. "Expressing the commitment and responsibility (for peace) our party has extended the ceasefire for another three months," Maoist chief Prachanda said in a...

2006-07-20 09:55:30

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A meeting between Nepal's top Maoist leaders and seven political parties set for Friday has been postponed, delaying a slow-moving peace dialogue aimed at ending a bloody, decade-old revolt, officials said. Maoist chief Prachanda's meeting with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and other leaders was expected to discuss the tricky issue of arms monitoring to clear the way for the rebels to join an interim government under a power sharing deal...