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Sri Lanka recall veteran Jayasuriya for ODIs and Twenty20 in England
Colombo, June 9 (IANS) In a stunning decision, the Sri Lankan cricket selectors Thursday recalled 41-year-old former captain Sanath Jayasuriya for the ODIs and the Twenty20 internationals against England and Scotland.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 1:32:32 PM

200 tonnes of toxic herbs flood China markets
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) An estimated 200 tonnes of herbs contaminated by a banned chemical have entered the Chinese market, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 1:22:44 PM

At least 52 dead in China floods
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Heavy rain drenched the drought-hit southern and eastern regions of China, killing at least 52 people and forcing more than 100,000 to evacuate, officials said.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 1:04:43 PM

Pakistan sends back 90 US Army trainers
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Around 90 of an estimated 135 US Army officials who were training a Pakistani paramilitary force have been sent back, a military official has said.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 12:08:22 PM

Four killed in Peshawar blast
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four people were killed and many injured in a blast Thursday morning in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 11:44:48 AM

Blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Several people were injured in a blast Thursday near a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 11:24:45 AM

Pakistani man shot dead for stealing
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) A man was shot dead by Pakistani security personnel after he was allegedly caught snatching cash and valuables from visitors to a park in Karachi, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 10:55:59 AM

Get paid to dispose off your old vehicles in China
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) The Chinese government is encouraging people to dispose off their old vehicles and get compensated for it.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 10:33:25 AM

20 killed in Pakistan attack
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least 20 Islamists and security personnel were killed when rebels attacked a checkpost Thursday in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, June 09, 2011 10:15:20 AM

China calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China Wednesday called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and the initiation of political measures to resolve the crisis in the country, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011 11:20:21 PM

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