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Re-election of Barack Obama means the political career of multi-millionaire businessman could be over. Some observers feel the political career of Mitt Romney, the multi-millionaire businessman who has spent the last six years running for the powerful position of president of the US, ends here. Romney has conceded defeat in the US presidential election contest […]

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British Prime Minister David Cameron said UK and allies should do more to open direct communication with rebel leaders. SNC chief Abdel Basset Sayda (L) meets with Syrian regime opponent Salem al-Malt (R] [Getty Images] Western efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad have shifted dramatically, with Britain saying it will deal directly with rebel […]

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Congress will remain divided with a Democrat-held senate and Republicans holding majority in House of Representatives. Control of the Senate gives Democrats a firewall against Republican attempts to overturn Obama’s measures [EPA] A newly re-elected President Barack Obama will once again deal with a divided Congress with Democrats readily retaining control of the US senate, as […]

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This happened because of you. Thank you’ Obama tweeted to supporters. President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney. With results in from most states, America’s first black president has secured the 270 votes in the electoral college needed to win the race. Obama prevailed despite lingering dissatisfaction […]

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Here is a summary of the election results in New Jersey: President Obama won the Garden State, according to the Associated Press, making it the sixth straight victory here for Democrats. Senate Sen. Robert Menendez (D) was projected the winner by the Associated Press, beating his Republican challenger, state Sen. Joe Kyrillos, who was outspent […]

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Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will arrives Dahak on Friday morning as a Special Envoy of the President of Pakistan to invite Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the D-8 summit to be held in Islamabad on November 22. This would be the first highest-level visit by any Pakistani official since the Awami League-led […]

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Four years after a historic victory driven by lofty promises of hope and change, CBS News projects that a battle-hardened President Obama will win re-election with a very different message: We’ve made progress, but there’s still a long way to go. In the end, an election many expected to come down to the wire ended […]

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Enrico Fabian for The New York Times A man at the Yamuna River, an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes. Filthy standing water abounds in New Delhi. An epidemic of dengue fever in India is fostering a growing sense of alarm even as government officials here have publicly refused to acknowledge the scope of a problem […]

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India and Canada have finalised the terms for their nuclear deal, paving the way for Canadian firms to export uranium to India. Once implemented, the deal is likely to provide a boost to India’s plans to increase its nuclear capacity to meet growing energy demands. The deal was agreed in 2010, but there had been […]

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Washington, Nov 6 (bdnews24.com/Reuters)—Sporadic complaints about voting procedures surfaced from Pennsylvania to Florida on Tuesday, while long lines in many states posed their own challenges in what could be one of the closest presidential elections in US history. It was unclear what impact controversies over everything from the presence of poll watchers to software installation […]

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Cleveland/Chicago, Nov 6 (bdnews24.com/Reuters)—President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House. Capping a long and bitter presidential […]

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US Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney (L) and US President Barack Obama shake hands at the conclusion of the final US presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida on October 22.Photo: Reuters The health of the US economy has been central to the campaign for the White House, with both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger […]

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