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African asylum seekers in Israel continue their strike
Jerusalem, Jan 8 (IANS) Asylum seekers in Israel said they will continue their strike until a further notice, as their struggle for refugee rights enters its third day, community representatives said Tuesday at a press conference in Tel Aviv.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 2:40:04 AM

63 militants surrender in Afghanistan
Kabul, Jan 8 (IANS) Sixty-three militants laid down arms and surrendered to Afghan authorities in Baghlan province Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 12:30:04 AM

Hindus attacked in Bangladesh, police detain Jamaat activists
Dhaka, Jan 7 (IANS) Bangladesh police Tuesday detained two Jamaat-e-Islami activists for their suspected involvement in attacking Hindus and filed cases in this connection in Jessore and Dinajpur districts.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 7:52:18 PM

Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders arrested
Dhaka, Jan 7 (IANS) At least three Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders including Khaleda Zia's advisor Khandker Mahbub Hossain were arrested Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 6:30:06 PM

Golfer Jackson aims for Jakarta Invitational win
Jakarta, Jan 7 (IANS) England's Grant Jackson will have everything to play for when he tees off at the Asian Development Tour's (ADT) season-ending $60,000 Jakarta Invitational starting Wednesday to keep alive his hopes of earning a 2014 Asian Tour card.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 5:06:13 PM

Three killed, 57 injured in Iraq attack
Baghdad, Jan 7 (IANS) At least three people were killed Tuesday and 57 injured in a bomb explosion targeting a police station in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a police source said.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 4:52:09 PM

Sharif meets Saudi Arabian foreign minister
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday stressed the need to start a new era of strategic relationship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in order to broaden and deepen the existing cordial relations.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 4:26:17 PM

Two-day court exemption for Musharraf
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) After examining former president Pervez Musharraf's medical report, a special court in Pakistan Tuesday granted the former army strongman exemption from appearing in the treason trial for two days.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 4:06:05 PM

Musharraf's medical report presented to court
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's medical report was submitted Tuesday in a special court after he failed to attend Monday's hearing of the high treason case against him.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 2:52:15 PM

Myanmar working on people-centred plan for 2014-15
Yangon, Jan 7 (IANS) Myanmar is drawing up a people-centred plan in a bid to achieve the goals for fiscal year 2014-15, state media Tuesday reported President U Thein Sein as saying.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:40:05 PM

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