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No more bottled water for Israel ministers
Jerusalem, Aug 9 (IANS) Bottled mineral water will no longer be served at ministerial meetings in Israel, as a government forum said cabinet ministers will now have to quench their thirst with plain tap water.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:31:13 AM

Bridegroom fires gun, kills three in Turkey
Ankara, Aug 9 (IANS) A bridegroom fired an AK-47 rifle in the air at his wedding and accidentally killed three of his relatives and wounded eight others in Turkey.

Monday, August 09, 2010 5:06:16 AM

Gaza hospitals declare emergency due to power cutoff
Gaza, Aug 9 (DPA) Gaza Strip's hospitals declared a status of emergency after the region's main power plant was shut down prompting a severe electricity crisis.

Monday, August 09, 2010 4:02:54 AM

Beijing Olympics official report released
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China has released the official report of the 2008 Beijing Olympic and the Paralympic games, which it said would provide valuable experience and lessons for future hosts.

Monday, August 09, 2010 3:33:12 AM

Lawyer in Iranian stoning case 'safe' in Norway
Oslo, Aug 8 (DPA) Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who has defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran, Sunday said he was 'safe' in Norway after fleeing from persecution in Iran.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 10:53:23 PM

Pakistani media targeted over Zardari 'shoe attack' reports
Karachi, Aug 8 (IANS) A TV channel's broadcast was blocked and copies of at least two newspapers were burnt in different parts of Pakistan after they reported a 'shoe attack' on President Asif Ali Zardari during an address in Birmingham, the channel said Sunday.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 10:17:43 PM

Insurgency could still affect India-Bangladesh ties: Pranab
Dhaka, Aug 8 (IANS) Appreciating Bangladesh's efforts in security cooperation, Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said insurgency had the potential to affect bilateral relations between the two countries.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 7:18:32 PM

127 die, 2,000 missing in China landslides
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) At least 127 people have died and 2,000 are missing in landslides triggered by rains in northwest China, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 7:09:41 PM

South Korean president appoints new prime minister
Seoul, Aug 8 (DPA) South Korean President Lee Myun Bak Sunday appointed former provincial governor Kim Tae ho as the country's new prime minister, as part of the biggest government reshuffle the country has seen since Lee became president two-and-a-half years ago.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 6:41:24 PM

Maldives attorney general resigns
Male, Aug 8 (IANS) Maldives Attorney General Husnu Suood has resigned over government's 'failure to enact necessary legislation' that made his job 'untenable', a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 5:49:22 PM

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