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Last updated: Saturday, September 05, 2015 9:16:11 PM

Ghani vows to take Afghanistan towards self-sufficiency
Kabul, Sep 5 (IANS) Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani vowed to fight corruption, promote economic growth and take the militancy-plagued country towards self- sufficiency.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 5:06:10 PM

47 militants killed in rebels'-IS battles
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 47 militants were killed in rebel-on-rebel battles in Syria's northern province of Aleppo on Saturday, a monitor group reported.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 5:04:03 PM

13 civilians shot dead in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 5 (IANS) A group of unknown men shot dead 13 civilians in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province on Saturday, a local official said.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 3:38:03 PM

US responsible for refugee crisis in Europe: Chinese commentary
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) The US is "mainly responsible for all the mess" that Europe is facing due to the massive influx of refugees, Chinese news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on Saturday.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:42:13 PM

Qatar to open embassy in Kabul
Kabul, Sep 5 (IANS) The Afghan foreign ministry on Saturday announced that Qatar is going to open an embassy in Kabul.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:28:04 PM

Malaysia boat capsize toll 24
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 5 (IANS) The toll in a boat-capsize off the western coast of Malaysia in the Malacca Straits rose to 24 on Saturday while authorities continue their search and rescue operation for the missing immigrants, media reported.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:26:11 PM

Malaysia detains Singaporean for forging passport stamp
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 5 (IANS) A Singaporean has been arrested for allegedly forging Malaysian immigration stamps for clients trying to stay in the country illegally, the media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:12:11 PM

Philippines braces for worst El Nino
Manila, Sep 5 (IANS) The Philippine government have instituted measures to mitigate the effects of the worst El Nino weather phenomenon which is expected to hit the country later this year, the media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:06:10 PM

Turkey to deport British scribes
Ankara, Sep 5 (IANS) Turkish authorities are scheduled to deport two British journalists who were freed after being arrested over terror charges, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:02:10 PM

Afghanistan's mixed signals over talks with Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Afghanistan PresiĀ­dent Ashraf Ghani conveyed mixed signals to Pakistan on resumption of bilateral talks that were disrupted last month after terrorist attacks in Kabul.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:00:04 PM

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