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5.5-magnitude quake off Japan's Honshu
Tokyo, April 1 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale was recorded off the east coast of Japan's Honshu island Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:31:46 PM

One killed, several injured in clashes with army in Yemen
Sanaa, April 1 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several others were injured in clashes between the army and residents in Yemen's southern province of Abyan Friday, a local official said.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:25:24 PM

Mob attacks UN office in Afghanistan, 8 staffers killed
Kabul, April 1 (IANS) At least eight UN staffers were feared to have been killed and another was injured Friday in northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif when an agitated mob attacked the office and went berserk, Xinhua reported.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:17:26 PM

36,000 trafficked women, kids rescued in China
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Police in China, during a nationwide crackdown on human trafficking, have rescued over 36,000 women and children abducted over the last two years, Xinhua reported.

Friday, April 01, 2011 10:21:41 PM

Saleh to sacrifice 'blood and soul' to confront opponents
Sanaa, April 1 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has vowed to confront with his 'blood and soul' the anti-government street protests being staged in the country seeking his resignation.

Friday, April 01, 2011 9:41:58 PM

Pakistan team gets rousing welcome on return Comment1
Karachi, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team, which lost to arch-rivals India in the 2011 World Cup semifinal, was accorded a heroes' welcome by its fans on its return home early Friday.

Friday, April 01, 2011 9:09:05 PM

Thousands take to streets in Syria
Damascus, April 1 (IANS) Thousands of people took to streets to stage anti-government protests Friday in various cities of Syria.

Friday, April 01, 2011 7:09:48 PM

7 'terrorists' killed in clash in Turkey: report
Ankara, April 1 (IANS) At least seven terrorists were killed in a clash with security forces in south Turkey Friday, said a local media report.

Friday, April 01, 2011 5:42:16 PM

Japan toll is 11,620
Tokyo, April 1 (IANS) The death toll in Japan's earthquake and tsunami of March has climbed to 11,620 people with 16,464 people still missing, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, April 01, 2011 5:38:22 PM

Malaysia 'not rushing to go nuclear', says Najib
Kuala Lumpur, April 1 (IANS) Malaysia Friday said it was putting on hold its plans to seek nuclear power, announced barely three months ago, in view of the nuclear fallout in Japan.

Friday, April 01, 2011 5:27:55 PM

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