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Canada and India break 34 years of nuclear jinx

By Mritunjay, published on Nov 30, 2009

Canada, world's largest producer of uranium, has now become the eighth country which has reached a civil nuclear agreement with India, since the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) lifted a 34-year-old ban on India to join global nuclear trade in September 2008. The group members who have already signed the civil nuclear deal with India are the US, France, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Argentina and Namibia.

The deal was announced after the Canadian PM Stephen Harper and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)... (more)

Tags: france, russia, india, world, canadian politics, port of spain, canada, kazakhstan, nuclear, us, stephen harper, namibia, mongolia, manmohan singh, nsg, nuclear suppliers group, c

Afghanistan: U.S. Wants 10,000 Troops from Allies

By Mritunjay, published on Nov 26, 2009

The United States is trying to persuade its NATO partners to commit 10,000 additional troops for Afghanistan as part of President Obama’s strategy for the region. President Obama previously indicated a quick close to the Afghanistan war. A formal strategy on Afghanisatn is expected to emerge by next week. Sources also reported possible additional U.S. troop deployment to the tune of 35,000 in 2010. U.S. has currently about 71,000 troops stationed in Afghanistan.

While the U.S. is trying to get allies commitment on 10,000 troops, reports suggest that the allies are willing... (more)

Tags: france, germany, obama, afghanistan, italy, president obama, news, brussels, canadian politics, gen. stanley mcchrystal, hamid karzai, karl eikenberry, nato, uk politics

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