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PM arrives in Addis Ababa for Africa-India Forum Summit

ADDIS ABABA: On a mission to reach out to African countries, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Monday arrived here on a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania to step up bilateral ties and discuss ways of combating terrorism and piracy.

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US, India talks to focus on choking off terrorists’ lifeline

WASHINGTON: Keen to choke off the life line of terror groups, the US will open a dialogue with India for evolving more effective steps for cyber security and monitor illicit financial transactions, Secretary of Homeland Security, Ms Janet Napolitano said on Monday.

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‘The Tree of Life’ wins 2011 Golden Palm at Cannes

CANNES: American director Terrence Malick’s ‘The Tree of Life’ starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain, has won the 2011 Golden Palm (Palme d’Or), the most prestigious award at the 64th Cannes International Film Festival that ended Sunday night, Xinhua reported.

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Warrior clan shuts down Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: The Nepal government was on Sunday hit by a 48-hour general strike called in Kathmandu valley by a protesting warrior community while six Left groups announced a nationwide closure Tuesday, ahead of constitutional turmoil expected next week.

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