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Last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:22:10 PM

Chung wants to replace Blatter at FIFA
Seoul, July 30 (IANS) Former FIFA vice-president Chung Mong-joon on Thursday said he wants to replace Sepp Blatter as the world football governing body's next president.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:42:18 PM

Fresh wreckage found 'matches' MH370
Kuala Lumpur/Paris, July 30 (IANS) Wreckage found on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean appears to be a part of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared in March 2014, media reports said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:24:03 PM

Increasing salt intake puts you at high BP risk
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Stressing for the need to maintain a lower salt diet over a lifetime, significant research has revealed that people who gradually increase the amount of salt in diets also face high blood pressure risk as people who habitually eat a high-salt diet.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:14:02 PM

Saarc chamber pushes for seamless regional energy trade
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) The top industry chamber for South Asia has called for a public-private forum to promote seamless energy trade in the region, the freedom for transit of hydrocarbons via pipelines and the extension of most-favoured nation status between and among the countries.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:50:03 PM

Drop in copper prices here to stay: Chile
Santiago, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Chile's deputy finance minister has said here that the drop in the price of copper, the country's main export, is "here to stay".

Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:32:11 PM

26 killed in Nepal landslides
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and scores others were missing after landslides hit western Nepal, a media report said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:12:10 PM

Five killed in Pakistan terror attack
Peshawar, July 30 (IANS) Three suspected militants and two security personnel were killed in an exchange of fire on Thursday in Pakistan's Bannu district.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:50:04 PM

20 killed in Nepal landslide
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 42 were missing following a landslide in Kaski district in Nepal on Thursday, Xinhua reported, citing officials.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:26:18 AM

Boeing committed to MH370 search
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) Boeing China said on Thursday it is committed to the search for the missing MH370 flight following reports of wreckage found in the Indian Ocean.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:56:15 AM

Singapore's unemployment rate up
Singapore, July 30 (IANS) Singapore's unemployment rate edged up slightly to 2 percent in the second quarter after trending downwards for the past four quarters, the ministry of manpower said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:53:19 AM

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