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Pakistan does volte-face, says Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit, to be released
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan did a volte-face Tuesday night and said that instead of releasing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death for spying, another Indian named Surjeet Singh, in Pakistani custody for three decades, would be released.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 8:20:23 AM

Syria's neighbours should help end conflict: Putin
Amman (Jordan), June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's neighbours, including Iran, should be involved in the settlement of the conflict that has disturbed the country for over a year, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 3:28:41 AM

Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit Singh, to be released: Pakistan
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Hours after reports emerged that Pakistan was to free Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, Islamabad Tuesday night clarified that another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh, who has been in jail for three decades, would be released instead.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 1:52:41 AM

Drought hits China
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Thousands of people in China are facing drinking water shortage due to a severe drought, authorities said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 9:17:49 PM

India, EU to conclude trade, investment talks by Oct-Nov
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India and the European Union have agreed to conclude negotiations for a bilateral investment and trade agreement (BITA) by October-November this year.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 8:17:32 PM

Gilani's son to contest for father's seat
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Tuesday submitted his nomination papers to contest a by-poll for the National Assembly seat vacated by his father.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 7:28:42 PM

Zardari commutes Indian prisoner Sarabjit's death sentence
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday commuted to life the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted more than two decades ago for terrirism, a media report said.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 7:23:22 PM

Taliban commander killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) A Pakistani Taliban commander was gunned down by police, Dawn reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 6:42:02 PM

Ordinance to protect Gilani's actions challenged
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) A presidential ordinance issued to protect the legislative measures taken by the then Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from April 26 to June 19 was challenged in the Supreme Court Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 5:35:13 PM

Golden Triangle nations still major drug source: China
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Golden Triangle, an area between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, is still a major source of drugs in China, the government said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 5:02:48 PM

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