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Pakistan paramilitary detains 500 ANP activists
Karachi, Nov 26 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers paramilitary personnel launched multiple raids in Karachi Thursday evening and detained over 500 activists of the Awami National Party (ANP), which described it as a 'target operation', a media report said Friday.

Friday, November 26, 2010 10:45:15 AM

Nearly 1,200 women killed in Pakistan in 2010: Report
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Of the 1,195 women murdered in Pakistan this year, 98 were killed after being raped, says a report by the country's first helpline for women and children.

Friday, November 26, 2010 10:27:06 AM

India asks Pakistan for speedy 26/11 justice
Colombo, Nov 26 (IANS) Underlining its commitment to resolving all bilateral issues through dialogue, India Friday asked Pakistan to dismantle the terror machinery and bring the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks to speedy justice.

Friday, November 26, 2010 10:05:21 AM

Asian Games wrestling: Suman Kundu to fight for bronze
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) India's Suman Kundu lost to Nasanburm Ochirbat of Mongolia 0-3 in the semifinal of the women's 63-kg freestyle wrestling at the Asian Games here Friday.

Friday, November 26, 2010 9:46:12 AM

Tokyo stocks edge up on weaker yen
Tokyo, Nov 26 (DPA) Japanese shares inched higher in Friday morning trading as some export-oriented issues were boosted by a weaker yen.

Friday, November 26, 2010 8:48:03 AM

Probe into Kerry-Lugar funds' embezzlement by NGOs in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to investigate reports of alleged corruption in the funds being disbursed to NGOs for development projects under the Kerry-Lugar bill.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 11:36:22 PM

Krishna in Sri Lanka, to push for devolution
Colombo, Nov 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Thursday on a three-day visit during which India is expected to push for the devolution of powers and renew a $1.7 billion-pledge in the form of loans and aid for development of the war-ravaged northern Sri Lanka.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 9:50:09 PM

Iraqi president assigns al-Maliki the task of government formation
Baghdad, Nov 25 (DPA) Iraqi President Jalal al-Talabani Thursday officially assigned Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki the task of forming a new government, Iraqi news agencies reported.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 9:40:51 PM

Indian external affairs minister arrives in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Nov 25 (DPA) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived in Sri Lanka Thursday for a three-day visit aimed at expanding ties between the two neighbours, officials said.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 9:23:08 PM

Seoul to name new defence minister after shelling
Seoul, Nov 25 (DPA) South Korea was to name a new defence minister Friday after the resignation of Kim Tae Young in taking responsibility for what was seen as a weak response by Seoul to North Korea's artillery strike earlier in the week.

Thursday, November 25, 2010 9:22:34 PM

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