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Eight killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and nine injured in separate incidents of bomb explosions and gunfire attacks in central and northern Iraq Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 9:18:21 PM

Harsh rules why wrestling more popular than tennis: Roddick
Cincinnati, Aug 16 (IANS) American tennis star Andy Roddick feels tennis does not attract more television viewers than wrestling because of its harsh rules.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 6:54:12 PM

Boy beaten for 30 minutes after he stole to play video games
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in China was hung from a pole by his hands and feet, whipped and then beaten for 30 minutes by his angry parents as he had stolen money to play video games.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 4:50:32 PM

China's sex ratio declines
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) China's sex ratio has declined for two straight years, the country's chief of population and family planning said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 3:58:12 PM

Gangraped Buddhist nun faces new ordeal in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) Nearly two months after she was robbed and gangraped by five men in a bus in eastern Nepal and was controversially divested by the clergy of her right to remain a nun, a 21-year-old Buddhist nun from Nepal now faces a new ordeal with the district court opening the trial of her attackers Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 3:47:42 PM

A relief camp just for Gilani's visit
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A relief camp was set up overnight ostensibly for those affected by the rains in Pakistan's Sindh province so that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani could visit it to see firsthand what relief measures the government was providing, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 2:02:24 PM

FBI may look for American abducted in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) may be asked to probe the kidnapping of an American national in Lahore, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:37:55 PM

Gangraped Buddhist nun faces new ordeal in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) Nearly two months after she was robbed and gangraped by five men in a bus in eastern Nepal and suffered a controversy about having lost her right to remain a nun, a 21-year-old Buddhist nun from Nepal now faces a new ordeal with the district court opening her trial Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:37:36 PM

Battle hots up for Nepal PM's post
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) The battle for Nepal's new prime minister hotted up Tuesday with the major parties stepping up negotiations after President Ram Baran Yadav gave them till Sunday to form a national government.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:05:24 PM

Pakistan denies it gave China access to US chopper debris
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Pakistan has denied a media report that it gave China access to the wreckage of the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a commando raid to kill Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 12:02:22 PM

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