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Half believe CIA interrogation methods justified: Poll


Washington: About half of Americans believe that the CIA was justified in its harsh interrogation methods of "war on terror" detainees, a poll found Monday, days after a damning US report revealed harrowing details of torture.

Will Narendra Modi be 'Time's Person of the Year'?

Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi be 'Time Person of the Year' after gaining top position in the poll.

One third of Brits believe Lady Gaga is an alien: Poll
One third of Brits believe Lady Gaga is an alien: Poll

More than two thirds of people in the UK believe aliens are out there and almost a third believe American pop star Lady Gaga is one of them.

Kate Moss crowned Britain`s` new fashion icon

Kate Moss has been voted as Britain`s new `Fashion Icon,` which is equivalent to 1960`s fashion face, Twiggy.

``Announce Afghan presidential poll result as scheduled``

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai Saturday called upon the country`s Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the election result according to schedule.

Nigeria trains 167,000 policemen for 2015 poll: Official

Nigeria has trained 167,000 police officers to manage an election next year in which President Goodluck Jonathan is widely expected to seek another term, an official said on Saturday.

Afghan poll panel postpones announcing partial results

The Afghan election commission Saturday announced that it is delaying the release of the result of the presidential election runoff held June 14.

More than 160,000 people vote in Hong Kong democracy poll

More than 160,000 people took part in an unofficial Hong Kong vote on electoral reform Friday, at a time of heightened tensions as pro-democracy activists worry that Beijing will backtrack on its promise of universal suffrage.

Afghan poll panel performance illegal: Abdullah

Afghanistan presidential poll candidate Abdullah Abdullah Thursday termed the performance of the country`s Election Commission as illegal, saying its decisions will be unacceptable.

Colombia`s FARC declare poll ceasefire, take a swipe at Zuluaga

Colombia`s leftist FARC rebels declared a ceasefire on Saturday for a three-week period covering a tight presidential election race on June 15, campaigning for which has centered on how to end five decades of war with the guerrilla group.

Justin Bieber ranks 5th among `most hated men` in U.S

Justin Bieber has been ranked the fifth most hated man in the United States in a new poll.

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back polled greatest film of all time

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back has been voted as the greatest film of all time by more than 250,000 film buffs in a recent poll held by Empire magazine.

Iran mulls sending observers to monitor Syria poll

Iran is considering sending observers to monitor the June 3 presidential election in its key regional ally Syria, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Registration for Syria`s presidential poll closes

Registration for Syria`s contentious June 3 presidential vote has been wrapped up with 24 contenders, including incumbent President Bashar al-Assad, according to the Syrian parliament.

Jennifer Lawrence named world`s sexiest woman

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has been named this year`s sexiest woman in the world by a men`s magazine.

Iraq`s army, police force vote for new parliament

Amid tight security, some one million Iraqi army and police personnel have started voting for the nation`s new parliament.

Sri Lankan president ready for snap poll

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Thursday he is ready for a snap poll next year if the opposition formally requests this.

PM may shift to retirement bungalow before poll results

A sprawling bungalow on Motilal Nehru road is being readied for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who may shift to his post retirement abode before Lok Sabha results are out on May 16.

84% believe kin of politicians should not get ticket to contest elections: Zee News poll

With Lok Sabha elections just a few weeks away, an overwhelming majority of people think that families of politicians should not get ticket contest elections.

Industry for clean, corruption-free govt

Mazumdar said that whatever happened to the Indian economy in the last few years was `totally man-made and not linked to any economic cycle`.