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Last updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014 4:28:04 PM

Lebanon cautions against repercussions from Syrian crisis
Beirut, Aug 23 (IANS) Lebanon's social affairs minister Rachid Derbas cautioned Friday that the "country is on the verge of drowning" and it cannot bare anymore the repercussions of the Syrian crisis and Syrian displaced.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 3:52:19 AM

64 killed in Iraq mosque attack
Baghdad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least 64 people were killed Friday when suspected Shia militiamen attacked a Sunni mosque in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a media report said.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:02:04 AM

Looking forward to working with Modi government: Singapore PM
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Friday said his country hopes to work with India in areas of infrastructure and education, and expressed his desire to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi who "came in with a thumping mandate", a media report said.

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:06:17 PM

Pakistan: Tensions ease as PTI agrees to resume talks (Roundup)
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Tensions in the Pakistani political landscape eased Friday with the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party agreeing to return to the negotiating table as the Senate or the upper house of parliament backed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Friday, August 22, 2014 9:06:10 PM

Hamas executes 18 alleged collaborators with Israel
Gaza, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Palestinian militias Friday executed 18 people accused of collaborating with Israel, 48 hours after three top military leaders of the Islamic Palestinian movement Hamas were killed in an Israeli airstrike on their home.

Friday, August 22, 2014 8:24:05 PM

Islamabad protests our constitutional right: PTI, PAT
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The anti-government protests in Pakistani capital's Constitution Avenue area are peaceful demonstrations, in accordance with the constitutional rights of citizens, Pakistan's PTI and PAT parties contended during a Supreme Court hearing Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2014 8:14:05 PM

32 killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, Aug 22 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 12 others wounded Friday in incidents of violence in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, police sources said.

Friday, August 22, 2014 7:40:11 PM

Pakistan says militants from Afghan side killed soldier
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The Pakistan military Friday said that Afghanistan-based militants attacked a border post in southwestern Balochistan province and killed a soldier.

Friday, August 22, 2014 7:36:18 PM

Pakistan Senate extends support to PM Sharif
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the protests against the government in Pakistan by two political parties continued, the country's Senate or upper house of parliament Friday unanimously passed a resolution rejecting the demands for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the dissolution of the assemblies.

Friday, August 22, 2014 7:14:04 PM

Fresh cases of Ebola recorded in Nigeria: Official
Abuja, Aug 22 (IANS) Fresh cases of the Ebola virus disease have been recorded in Nigeria, where the highly contagious disease has already claimed five lives, Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu said Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:38:09 PM

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