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Pakistani city bars kite flying
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan''s Peshawar city has banned the sale and flying of kites for a month -- because it is causing accidents.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 1:27:04 PM

China''s FDI use falls
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) China used $9.997 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) in January, down 0.3 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 12:35:14 PM

15 die in China mine accident
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) Fifteen miners were killed Thursday in an accident at a coal mine in China''s Hunan province, authorities said.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:53:02 AM

China to build museum to preserve Quran copy
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) A county in northwest China will spend four million yuan (around $635,000) to build a museum for the preservation of a 1,000-year-old copy of the Quran.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:41:23 AM

Antipathy to the US has become visceral: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) There is an antipathy towards the US that transcends the merely political and has in fact "become visceral", said a Pakistani daily.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:39:22 AM

Outages to end in Pakistan: Minister
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A minister has said that electricity cuts would end by 2014-15 in power-starved Pakistan, a few days after his colleague announced that outages would end overnight.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:09:22 AM

Chinese man jailed for selling his three children
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling his three children.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:09:02 AM

Islamabad hosts trilateral summit
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran will meet here Thursday for a trilateral summit that focuses on regional cooperation and seeks peace and stability.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:03:12 AM

Pakistan mulls successor to ISI chief
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan has begun to look for a successor to spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha, who retires next month, a media report said. General Pasha is a confidant of army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:46:32 AM

Quake hits Nicobar Islands: USGS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Nicobar Islands in the India region Wednesday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

Thursday, February 16, 2012 2:29:45 AM

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