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15 more police officers sacked in Turkey
Ankara, Jan 4 (IANS) Fifteen more police chiefs were removed from their posts at Turkish National Police department in Ankara, adding to a series of removals within the police system following a graft probe that started Dec 17, media reported Friday.

Saturday, January 04, 2014 12:56:10 AM

75 Al Qaeda militants killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 4 (IANS) At least 75 Al Qaeda-linked militants, including one of their top leaders, were killed Friday in the clashes with Iraqi security forces and local tribesmen in western Iraq, police said.

Saturday, January 04, 2014 12:28:04 AM

Would welcome visit by Indian PM, says Pakistan
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Pakistan Friday said it would welcome a visit to the country by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who said he would visit Pakistan if circumstances are "appropriate".

Friday, January 03, 2014 10:58:04 PM

Bangladesh polls a stigmatised farce, says Khaleda Zia (Roundup)
Dhaka, Jan 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia Friday called upon countrymen to fully boycott the Jan 5 general elections, calling it a "stigmatised farce".

Friday, January 03, 2014 9:06:11 PM

Musharraf may need heart surgery, says media report (Roundup)
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who was admitted to a military hospital following a heart problem Thursday, might require to undergo angioplasty or bypass surgery, a media report said Friday.

Friday, January 03, 2014 8:28:05 PM

Lankan cricketers Dolawatte, Seneviratne retire
Colombo, Jan 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka's women cricketers Sandamali Dolawatte and Chamani Seneviratne have retired with immediate effect, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced Friday.

Friday, January 03, 2014 7:08:03 PM

Over 1,600 prisoners released in Myanmar
Yangon, Jan 3 (IANS) Over 1,600 prisoners were released across the country Friday under an amnesty order of President U Thein Sein, local media reported.

Friday, January 03, 2014 6:54:06 PM

Musharraf in ICU, says lawyer
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who was admitted at a military hospital following a heart problem Thursday, is being treated at the hospital's intensive care unit (ICU), his lawyer said Friday.

Friday, January 03, 2014 6:36:16 PM

Sri Lanka's Navy detains 25 Indian fishermen
Colombo, Jan 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detained 25 Indian fishermen, an official said here Friday adding to their haul of 180 arrests in December amidst escalating tension between the two countries.

Friday, January 03, 2014 5:54:03 PM

Musharraf's trial is internal matter: Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government said Friday the trial of former president Pervez Musharraf on charges of high treason is the country's internal matter.

Friday, January 03, 2014 5:20:03 PM

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