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Rajapaksa visits Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Pakistan Friday on a three-day state visit.

Friday, February 10, 2012 3:29:00 PM

Eggs that bounce like rubber hit China markets
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) Eggs that have hard yolks and can bounce like rubber after being boiled have appeared on the market in several regions across China, leading a food safety watchdog in Shanghai to launch a probe, officials said Friday.

Friday, February 10, 2012 3:19:30 PM

Nasheed calls for release of 500 supporters
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has called for the immediate release of around 500 supporters arrested for allegedly burning down police stations and court houses, a party spokesman said Friday.

Friday, February 10, 2012 3:04:10 PM

Pakistan apex court tells ISI to produce missing people
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan''s Supreme Court Friday asked the ISI to bring before it all the people reported to be missing but believed to be in the spy agency''s illegal custody, a media report said.

Friday, February 10, 2012 2:16:39 PM

11 militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 11 militants were killed and 19 injured Friday in an operation launched against them by security forces in Pakistan''s northwest tribal region, Geo News reported.

Friday, February 10, 2012 2:06:19 PM

Gilani''s appeal in contempt case rejected by apex court
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan''s Supreme Court Friday rejected an appeal by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani against appearing before it on contempt charges, his defence lawyer said.

Friday, February 10, 2012 1:35:00 PM

UN envoy calls for dialogue in Maldives
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) A day after a court ordered the arrest of ousted Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed, UN special envoy Oscar Fernandez-Taranco Friday called for dialogue to resolve the political turmoil.

Friday, February 10, 2012 1:19:29 PM

Pakistani university hit by sex scandals
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) A university in the Pakistani capital has been hit by a string of sex scandals, with faculty members accused of preying upon vulnerable women students, a daily reported Friday.

Friday, February 10, 2012 1:15:50 PM

Gilani won''t ask Switzerland to reopen cases against Zardari
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani "will never" write to Swiss authorities to reopen money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, according to a senior leader of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:23:50 PM

Indonesia''s Mount Lokon volcano erupts
Jakarta, Feb 10 (IANS) Indonesian volcano Mount Lokon erupted Friday morning followed by a roaring noise and spewing of thick grey ash up to two km, officials said.

Friday, February 10, 2012 11:57:09 AM

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