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France urged Netanyahu not to participate in Paris march
Jerusalem, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) France asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to participate in the weekend march against terrorism in Paris because his presence could divert attention to the Middle East conflict, Israeli newspapers reported Monday.

Monday, January 12, 2015 6:00:03 PM

Syrian actor dares Assad in snow bucket challenge
Damascus, Jan 12 (IANS) A Syrian actor has urged President Bashar al-Assad to do more to support refugees sheltering in makeshift camps as the country is experiencing one of its worst snow storms in decades.

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:56:19 PM

Afghan president nominates cabinet ministers
Kabul, Jan 12 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani unfolded the long awaited list of ministers-designate before Wolesi Jirga, or the lower house of parliament, for its approval Monday.

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:56:17 PM

Paris terrorist's wife passed through Turkey for Syria: Minister
Ankara, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Hayat Boumedienne, the wife of the French terrorist who died in the shootout with police last week after taking hostages in a Jewish supermarket, stayed in Istanbul this month before travelling to Syria, the Turkish government confirmed Monday.

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:54:04 PM

Retrieved AirAsia black box in good condition
Jakarta, Jan 12 (IANS) The flight data recorder of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 retrieved Monday is in good condition and is ready to be opened for analysis, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) said.

Monday, January 12, 2015 4:52:09 PM

Pakistan to execute five terrorists Tuesday
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The Pakistan government will execute five more terrorists in Sukkur and Faisalabad jails Tuesday, media reported.

Monday, January 12, 2015 4:46:06 PM

Two killed in blast near Philippines school
Manila, Jan 12 (IANS) A man and a child were killed while 15 others were injured in an explosion Monday near an elementary school in the central Philippine province of Capiz, an official said.

Monday, January 12, 2015 4:02:04 PM

Myanmar president meets political parties for peace, development
Nay Pyi Taw, Jan 12 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein here Monday met some leaders of the country's political parties for discussions on major domestic issues concerning peace and development.

Monday, January 12, 2015 4:00:04 PM

A million Chinese couples apply for second child
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) Nearly one million couples have applied to have a second child since China eased its one-child policy in 2014, allowing couples to have a second child if either parent is an only child.

Monday, January 12, 2015 4:00:03 PM

South Korea offers unconditional talks with North Korea
Seoul, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that she is willing to hold a summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un without pre-conditions.

Monday, January 12, 2015 3:56:19 PM

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