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Former female rebel arrested in Sri Lanka
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) Police in Sri Lanka have arrested a former top female Tamil Tigers leader who headed a naval unit of the rebels, officials said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:58:03 PM

Due process to be followed to arrest Khaleda Zia: Awami League
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's ruling party Awami League on Tuesday said "proper legal procedure" will be followed for the arrest of former prime minister Khaleda Zia.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:16:23 PM

India flags concerns over cross-border terror, 26/11 trial with Pakistan (Roundup)
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) India on Tuesday flagged its concerns over cross-border terrorism and the slow-moving Mumbai terror attack trial to Pakistan as Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar met his Pakistani counterpart here.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 9:56:13 PM

Talks positive but not resumption of bilateral dialogue: Pakistan
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said on Tuesday that New Delhi and Islamabad have agreed to work together and find common grounds to narrow differences, but added that his talks with his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar "did not mark resumption of bilateral talks".

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:50:05 PM

Singapore world's most expensive city for expats
Singapore, March 3 (IANS) Singapore has retained the position of the world's most expensive city for expatriates for the second successive year, according to a survey conducted the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:28:03 PM

Chile's Villarrica volcano erupts
Santiago, March 3 (IANS) The Villarrica volcano in southern Chile erupted early Tuesday, sending plumes of smoke and ash into the sky, and forcing officials to evacuate thousands of residents from nearby towns, Spanish news agency Efe reported.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:26:07 PM

Japanese PM embroiled in political funding scandal
Tokyo, March 3 (IAMS) Japanese Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe on Tuesday admitted receiving illicit funding from firms that his government provided subsidies to.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:22:06 PM

26 insurgents killed in operation to rescue kidnapped Shias
Kabul, March 3 (IANS) At least 26 insurgents were killed in an operation by Afghan security forces to rescue 30 Shia community members who were kidnapped in southern Afghanistan, a government official told Efe news agency on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:10:08 PM

Assad accuses Turkey's Erdogan of supporting extremist groups
Damascus, March 3 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of supporting extremist groups in Syria, media reported.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 7:56:22 PM

India flags cross-border terror concerns to Pakistan (Third Lead)
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) India Tuesday flagged its concerns over cross-border terrorism and the slow-moving Mumbai attack trial to Pakistan as Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar met his Pakistani counterpart here.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 7:52:18 PM

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