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Six killed in drone attack in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) At least six suspected militants were killed Thursday when a US drone fired missiles in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 5:43:53 PM

Solid start for Himmat, Chowrasia at Black Mountain Masters
Hua Hin (Thailand), Dec 16 (IANS) India's Himmat Rai, fighting for his 2011 Asian Tour card, took advantage of excellent golfing conditions in the first round of the Black Mountain Masters to land eight birdies enroute to a six-under 66.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 5:34:37 PM

Nepal's ex-crown prince released on bail, gets hero's welcome
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Thursday triumphantly walked out of police custody on bail after being arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening the son-in-law of Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala in a drunken brawl.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 5:28:32 PM

Nepal's ex-crown prince released on bail
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Thursday walked out of police custody on bail after being accused of having threatened the son-in-law of Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala in a drunken brawl during the weekend.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 4:48:40 PM

Pakistani officials in Saudi Arabia to probe Haj scandal
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) A team of officials from Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) left for Saudi Arabia Thursday to investigate the Haj corruption scandal that led to the sacking of two federal ministers.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 4:47:59 PM

How China looks after its homeless people
Beijing/Shanghai, Dec 16 (IANS) As the cold wave sets in in China, authorities are reaching out to the homeless population and have launched fully-equipped facilities for them that include round-the-clock hot food, baths and entertainment.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 4:04:26 PM

Pilot recalls bombing mission in 1971 liberation war
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) A pilot who deserted the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to fight the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971 Thursday recalled having bombed the Chitttagong port and damaging two Pakistani ships, while flying a transport aircraft lent by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:42:40 PM

Bhutan grieves with Nepal as air crash kills 22
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) As Nepal's authorities Thursday confirmed that all 22 people on board a small aircraft missing since Wednesday had perished following a crash in a dense forest in Nepal, Bhutan began emergency measures to identify the victims, mostly Bhutanese nationals, and administer their last rites.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:35:31 PM

Hong Kong man in Facebook con bedded 70 women
Hong Kong, Dec 16 (DPA) A man accused of luring Hong Kong women into having sex with him using the Facebook website as well as offers of money that he never paid might have worked his scam on up to 70 people, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:04:29 PM

Nepal pledges probe as plane crash kills all 22 on board
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) As search helicopters confirmed that all 22 people on board a small aircraft missing since Wednesday had perished in a dense forest in eastern Nepal, the government said it would initiate an inquiry to ascertain the nationality of the passengers, now believed to be mostly Bhutanese pilgrims.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 1:36:06 PM

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