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72 militants, 11 policemen killed in Afghanistan clash
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 72 militants and 11 policemen were killed in a clash between the two sides in the western Afghan province of Farah Monday.

Monday, August 19, 2013 5:27:56 PM

Sri Lanka transfers 29 Indian prisoners
Colombo, Aug 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka Monday transferred 29 Indian prisoners to India under a bilateral agreement between the two countries, the Indian high commission in Colombo said.

Monday, August 19, 2013 3:42:01 PM

Turkey warns its citizens in Egypt
Ankara, Aug 19 (IANS) Turkey Monday warned its citizens in Egypt to stay away from protests and avoid travelling in Egypt.

Monday, August 19, 2013 3:27:56 PM

Chinese military aerobatic team to perform in Moscow
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The aerobatic team of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force will stage its first overseas airshow with J-10 jet fighters in Moscow, officials said.

Monday, August 19, 2013 2:08:52 PM

Paddler Abhishek ensures bronze at Asian Youth Games
Nanjing (China), Aug 19 (IANS) Indian paddler Abhishek Yadav, playing a marathon fifth game, defeated Malaysia's Dunley Foo to enter the semi-finals of the men's singles table tennis competitions, thus ensuring himself at least a bronze medal at the ongoing second Asian Youth Games here Monday.

Monday, August 19, 2013 11:52:35 AM

Plea to stop Sharif's national address rejected
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has dismissed a petition which sought to stop Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from addressing the nation Monday, Geo News reported.

Monday, August 19, 2013 11:04:42 AM

Philippine ship collision: Toll rises to 52
Manila, Aug 19 (IANS) The death toll in the collision of two ships in the Philippines rose to 52 Monday. At least 68 people are still missing, the Philippine Coast Guard said.

Monday, August 19, 2013 10:00:35 AM

UN chemical weapons inspectors reach Syria
Damascus, Aug 19 (IANS) UN inspectors tasked with investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict have arrived in the war-torn country.

Monday, August 19, 2013 8:50:40 AM

Floods hit Philippine capital
Manila, Aug 19 (IANS) Most parts of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces were Monday flooded following heavy rains brought by tropical storm Trami, officials said.

Monday, August 19, 2013 8:28:40 AM

40 dead as China witnesses worst floods in decades
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people have been engaged in relief efforts in northeast China as the worst flooding in decades has killed at least 40 people since Friday.

Monday, August 19, 2013 7:54:39 AM

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