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Last updated: Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:04:03 PM

North Korea plans to quarantine foreigners entering country
Pyongyang, Oct 30 (IANS) North Korea has plannned to quarantine all foreigners that enter the country to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, the State Emergency Anti-epidemic Committee said Wednesday.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:02:03 AM

Jordan warns against forced displacement of Arab Christians
Amman, Oct 30 (IANS) Jordan King Abdullah II Wednesday warned of the forced displacement of Arab Christians in some unrest-hit neighbouring countries, media reported.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 3:10:05 AM

Israel launches aerial surveillance in Jerusalem to fight riots
Jerusalem, Oct 30 (IANS) The Jerusalem mayor's office announced Wednesday the launch of an aerial surveillance unit that would help security forces curb a wave of riots in Arab neighbourhoods in the eastern part of the city.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:06:17 AM

Pakistan lodges protest with India over civilian death
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday lodged a protest with India through diplomatic channels over alleged cross border firing that killed a 70-year-old man.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:26:17 PM

IS executes 30 tribesmen in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 29 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group executed more than 30 tribesmen in western Iraq Wednesday, as government forces continued their offensive against the extremist militants across the country, security sources said.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:48:08 PM

14 killed, 300 missing in Sri Lanka landslide (Roundup)
Colombo, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and around 300 others are missing in a landslide in central Sri Lanka Wednesday as President Mahinda Rajapaksa directed the government to fully support rescue efforts.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:48:07 PM

Two killed in Yemen clashes
Sana'a, Oct 29 (IANS) At least two people were killed and six others injured during clashes between the army and protesters marching towards a military base in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Wednesday, a government official told Xinhua.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:08:04 PM

Bangladesh to hang top Islamist leader for war crimes (Intro Roundup)
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Motiur Rahman Nizami, the chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, was sentenced to death Wednesday for crimes during the 1971 Liberation War, prompting his supporters to call nationwide protests.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:06:11 PM

China to join Afghanistan's infrastructure construction
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) China is willing to participate in Afghanistan's infrastructure construction, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:28:08 PM

Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia to be quarantined
Manila, Oct 29 (IANS) Filipino peacekeepers who will return from Liberia in November because of the Ebola virus threat will be quarantined at a military camp in Tarlac province, a senior military officer said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:14:09 PM

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