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China's yuan weakens
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) The Chinese yuan weakened 23 basis points to 6.1681 against the US dollar in its central parity Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

Friday, May 23, 2014 8:58:04 AM

What your desk says about your mind may be extremely worrying (The Funny Side)
My colleagues say I have a disgustingly messy desk. I prefer to call it "the ideas vortex".

Friday, May 23, 2014 8:24:03 AM

20 killed in Syria mortar attack
Damascus, May 23 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many wounded Thursday evening when a mortar shell struck a gathering of President Bashar al-Assad supporters in the Daraa province, a pro-government radio reported.

Friday, May 23, 2014 7:04:07 AM

22 killed in Iraq attacks
Baghdad, May 23 (IANS) At least 22 people, including policemen, were killed and 24 wounded in a string of attacks carried out across Iraq Thursday, police and medical sources said.

Friday, May 23, 2014 5:50:03 AM

Six killed in army action against Al Qaeda men in Yemen
Aden, May 23 (IANS) A mortar shell fired by Yemeni armed forces fighting with dozens of suspected Al Qaeda gunmen killed six civilians and wounded two in Shabwa province, Xinhua quoted a tribal chief as saying Thursday.

Friday, May 23, 2014 4:38:04 AM

Thai constitution suspended after coup
Bangkok, May 22 (IANS) Thailand's National Peace and Order Maintaining Council (NPOMC), the military coup party, announced Thursday that the country's constitution was temporarily suspended.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 11:06:17 PM

Chinese firm to develop Nepal's second international airport
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) The Nepal government Thursday signed an agreement with a Chinese company for developing the second international airport in the Himalayan country.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 7:40:05 PM

Modi will be 'tougher customer' than Manmohan: Pakistan activist
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Saying Narendra Modi will be a "tougher customer" than Manmohan Singh, a leading Pakistani rights activist has urged Islamabad to address New Delhi's concerns over terrorism.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 7:28:06 PM

Fatah, Hamas choose PM of Palestine unity government
Gaza, May 22 (IANS) Officials from the Islamic Hamas movement and the Fatah Party have tapped the premier of the Palestinian National Authority, Rami Hamdallah, for the role of prime minister in the Palestinian unity government, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 6:28:03 PM

31 killed in China market car-bomb explosions
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and more than 90 injured Thursday when two explosives-laden vehicles were driven into a market and blown up in China's Xinjiang region, an official said.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 6:16:15 PM

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