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Barack Obama committed to comprehensive immigration reform

April 30, 2011

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PTI | Apr 29, 2011, 07.21am IST The Times of IndiaWASHINGTON: Pointing out that perpetuating a broken immigration system is not an option if America is to win the future, the US President Barack Obama expressed his commitment to a comprehensive immigration reform, the White House said. Obama reiterated his concern that the US educates […]

SSC seals Pepsi divorce

April 30, 2011

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Rivals could profit during transition Published: 30/04/2011 at 12:00 AM Newspaper section: Business Bangkok Post Shareholders of Serm Suk Plc (SSC), the local bottler of Pepsi, yesterday voted unanimously to terminate the exclusive bottling contract and end the company’s 58-year relationship with the US beverage giant PepsiCo. The decision paves the way for SSC to […]

Clinton to attend Rome talks on Libya conflict: US

April 30, 2011

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Sat, April 30 2011 05:59 Washington (ANTARA News/AFP) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Rome next week for fresh talks on how to help the rebels fighting in Libya and protect civilians caught in the cross-fire, US officials said Friday. The talks will focus on how to supply arms to the rebels […]

Police to question Al Jazeera cameraman in connection with terror bombs

April 30, 2011

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Fri, April 29 2011 19:50 Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Police will question Al Jazeera cameraman known by his initial as “B” in connection with terror bombs near Summarecon Cathedral Christian church in Gading Serpong, Banten, last April 21, 2011, police said. “Investigators are planning to question him as a witness in the bomb terror,” Police […]

Indonesian leader warns Islamic radicalism rising

April 30, 2011

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AFP Thu Apr 28 2011 11:04:48 GMT+0400 (Arabian Standard Time) Oman Indonesian: Indonesian’s president on Thursday warned that the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country was confronting a rising tide of Islamic radicalism, after a spate of hate crimes and bombings. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the sprawling archipelago’s cherished reputation for tolerance and pluralism was under […]

US official briefed on Jubail investments

April 30, 2011

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MUHAMMAD AL-ZAHRANI Saudi Gazette JUBAIL: US Democrat Congressman for Minnesota State, Keith Ellison, accompanied by a trade delegation, visited Jubail Industrial City where he was briefed on investment opportunities and services provided to investors by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu. Dr. Musslih Al-Otaibi, Executive Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, […]

Terrorist Groups’ Members Confessed to Perpetrating Acts of Killings and Sabotage in Daraa

April 30, 2011

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Apr 29, 2011 Damascus, (SANA)-Member of the extremist terrorist group, Basel Farouk Awad, on Thursday said the group has terrified the citizens and burned the headquarters of al-Baath Party in al-Jiza town, Daraa. Awad confessed to the Syrian TV saying “I opened the door and my fellows poured the gasoline and inflamed it.” For his […]