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Dhaka protestors to hold rally
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Protestors seeking the death penalty for war criminals plan to hold a rally here as their demonstration entered its 21st day Monday.

Monday, February 25, 2013 1:14:03 PM

Return Koh-i-Noor, other artefacts: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Treasures looted in the age of empire, including the Koh-i-Noor diamond, should be returned to their countries of origin to right historical wrongs, said a leading Pakistani daily.

Monday, February 25, 2013 11:06:02 AM

Lantern festival fireworks pollute Beijing
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) A fireworks spree at the Chinese traditional lantern festival Sunday dragged Beijing's air quality to hazardous levels, official figures show.

Monday, February 25, 2013 8:56:04 AM

10 mn Chinese suffer from rare diseases
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Nearly 10 million people are suffering from rare diseases in China, but are facing difficulties in receiving proper diagnosis and treatment, a medical expert said.

Monday, February 25, 2013 8:26:02 AM

Ship catches fire off China coast, 15 rescued
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Fifteen of the 16 crewmen on a Panama-registered freighter have been rescued after the vessel caught fire off the east China coast, marine authorities said.

Monday, February 25, 2013 6:10:04 AM

NATO Patriot missiles to cost Turkey $8.5 mn annually
Ankara, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO's Patriot missile systems, requested by Turkey to protect it from a potential Syrian attack, are expected to cost Ankara 15 million liras ($8.5 million) annually, the Turkish defence minister said.

Monday, February 25, 2013 5:04:04 AM

Top stars for World Snooker Haikou Open
Haikou (China), Feb 24 (IANS) The 2013 World Snooker Haikou Open starting Monday has attracted many top players, including Mark Selby, Judd Trump, Chinese ace Ding Junhui and emerging star Marco Fu.

Sunday, February 24, 2013 4:28:05 PM

Pakistani boycott hits Kabul meet of Ulemas
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) The decision by Pakistani religious scholars not to attend a conference of Afghan and Pakistani Ulema here in March has all but scuttled the meeting, reports Xinhua.

Sunday, February 24, 2013 3:28:07 PM

Iran tests suicide drones
Tehran, Feb 24 (IANS) Iran has tested unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs) including suicide drones, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, February 24, 2013 3:16:05 PM

US condemns attacks on Maldivian journalists
Colombo, Feb 24 (IANS) The US Sunday condemned the attacks on Maldivian journalists after three of them were attacked in capital Male.

Sunday, February 24, 2013 3:08:02 PM

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