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Punjab governor, critic of Islamist militancy, killed by guard
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, a vocal critic of Islamist militancy in Pakistan and a confidant of President Asif Ali Zardari, was shot dead in a posh area here by one of his guards who said he killed him for opposing blasphemy laws.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:48:16 PM

Three-day mourning in Pakistan for Punjab governor
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday announced three days of state mourning for Punjab province Governor Salman Taseer, who was killed in an attack in Islamabad.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:21:20 PM

Sobhraj figures in Nepal's citizenship debate
Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) More than five months after he was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment by Nepal's Supreme Court, yesteryear's alleged serial killer and master conman Charles Sobhraj may be out of limelight but not forgotten.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 7:06:01 PM

Pakistan opposition party issues deadline for reforms
Islamabad, Jan 4 (DPA) Pakistan's main opposition party Tuesday gave Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani 72 hours to agree to reforms or risk bringing down his government.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 6:40:34 PM

Governor of Pakistan's Punjab state killed in attack
Islamabad, Jan 4 (DPA) The Pakistan president's close aide and governor of the country's largest province Punjab was killed Tuesday when a man opened fire at him in Islamabad, a government official said.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 5:41:20 PM

Governor of Pakistan's Punjab killed in attack
Islamabad, Jan 4 (DPA) The Pakistani president's close aide and governor of the country's largest province Punjab was killed Tuesday when a man opened fire at him in Islamabad, state media reported.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 5:24:06 PM

Air India faces fresh workers' trouble in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) After losing a protracted labour dispute in Nepal's Supreme Court last year, India's flag carrier Air India now faces fresh turmoil in the Himalayan republic with workers threatening to disrupt operations.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:38:54 PM

Dead foetus found in airplane toilet in Philippines
Manila, Jan 4 (DPA) A dead male foetus was found in the toilet of an aeroplane that arrived in the Philippines from Abu Dhabi, a police report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 3:56:58 PM

Taiwan man pays $400,000 for croissant
Taipei, Jan 4 (DPA) A Taiwan scam victim paid 12 million Taiwan dollars ($400,000) for a croissant which he never got to eat, a newspaper said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 3:45:09 PM

Ethnic Indian challenges detention by Malaysian Air Force
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (IANS) A Malaysian high court Tuesday fixed Jan 17 to hear the application of former Sgt. N. Tharmendran challenging his detention. Tharmendran, an ethnic Indian, served the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) earlier.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 3:31:15 PM

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