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Telangana: Congress Core Group to Decide on Statehood Issue on Friday

Bowing to the pressure of general and assembly elections next year, the Congress core group headed by Sonia Gandhi is likely to decide on the future of Telangana issue today. Top leaders from Andhra Pradesh including Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will meet PM Manmohan Singh and other members of the core group today in Delhi. Jul 12, 2013
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NSA's Spying on Latin America Emerges as Snowden 'Likely' to Pick Venezuela for Asylum

In another revelation of National Security Agency's controversial activities, the American intelligence community targeted many Latin American countries as well. The news comes at a time when whistleblower Edward Snowden, who leaked the NSA's controversial surveillance programs, appeared "likely" to pick a Latin American country for asylum. Jul 11, 2013
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Bhutan Readies for Second-Ever General Election Amid Strained Ties with India

The tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, India's only close and trusted ally, has begun the countdown for the second ever democratic general election scheduled to be held on 13 July. The historic moment has been marred by uneasy circumstances wherein Bhutan's relations with India has been strained over the latter's withdrawal of subsidies for the tiny nation's LPG gas and kerosene supply. Jul 9, 2013
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Pakistan, China Find Ties 'Sweeter than Honey', Take Aim at India

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday told his Chinese counterpart Li Kequiang that the Pakistan-China relation was "sweeter than honey", a comment that is likely to send shockwaves of bitterness across Indian territories which were relegated to the position of "troublemaker" by a top Chinese general on Thursday. Jul 5, 2013