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Clashes in Iraq kill dozens of jihadis
Baghdad, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Dozens of Islamic State (IS) jihadis, and at least 16 members of the Iraqi security forces were killed, and 77 people were injured in intense fighting in several Iraqi provinces Friday.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:50:06 AM

Over 50 killed in Pakistan Shia mosque attack (Roundup)
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) More than 50 people were killed and around 50 others injured Friday when a suicide bomber ripped through a Shia mosque in Pakistan's Shikarpur district, media reports said.

Friday, January 30, 2015 11:58:03 PM

Crude oil port inaugurated in Myanmar
Nai Pyi Taw, Jan 30 (IANS) A crude oil port in Made island in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, jointly built by China and Myanmar, was put into service Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 8:06:05 PM

Woman fires at police in Istanbul, escapes
Istanbul, Jan 30 (IANS) An unidentified woman opened fire at the police in Istanbul's central Taksim Square Friday. No casualties were reported.

Friday, January 30, 2015 8:02:03 PM

Indian squash teams book semis berths
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 30 (IANS) India assured themselves of a medal in both the boys and girls sections at the Asian Junior Team Squash Championship by reaching the semi-finals here Friday. India play Malaysia in both the semi-finals scheduled for Saturday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:46:20 PM

Bangladesh need to be realistic about WC chances: Athar Ali
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) Former Bangladesh captain Athar Ali Khan Friday stated that the country needs to be realistic about the team's chances in the World Cup starting Feb 14.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:40:04 PM

35 killed in Pakistan Shia mosque blast (Fourth Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and over 50 injured as a blast hit a Shia mosque in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh Friday afternoon, officials said.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:18:05 PM

India, Nepal to form joint panel to promote tourism
Kathmandu, Jan 30 (IANS) Nepal and India have agreed to form a joint working committee to implement and execute tourism development according to an agreement signed between the two countries during the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu last November.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:14:04 PM

Underwater search for MH370 to end by May
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 30 (IANS) The underwater search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, missing the past 10 months, is expected to be completed by May, an official of the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said in a technical briefing Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:08:03 PM

Newborn in China dies after being dragged for metres
Beijing , Jan 30 (IANS) A newborn baby in China died after being dragged for nearly a dozen metres by its attached umbilical cord while the mother was being pushed in a wheelchair by a nurse, the hospital confirmed Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:00:06 PM

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