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Saina enters Indonesia Open semis
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal entered the women's singles semifinals of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier defeating Spaniard Carolina Marin at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium here Friday.

Friday, June 14, 2013 6:50:57 PM

Al Qaeda man held in Benazir prosecutor murder case
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) An alleged Al-Qaeda activist involved in the killing of Chaudhry Zulfiqar, a prosecutor in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, has been arrested in Pakistan, a media report Friday said.

Friday, June 14, 2013 5:18:57 PM

Pakistan seeks explanation from US over surveillance
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan has sought explanation from the US over reports that its citizens have been a major target of intelligence surveillance and demanded its nationals' privacy be respected.

Friday, June 14, 2013 4:00:53 PM

US teacher held in China over child abuse
Beijing, June 1 Jun 14 (IANS) An American teacher at a French school in China's Shanghai city has been arrested on suspicion of child molestation, local authorities said.

Friday, June 14, 2013 3:54:49 PM

Pakistan seeks Chinese investment in energy sector
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan government has sought Chinese investment in the country's energy sector while assuring it all possible assistance required.

Friday, June 14, 2013 3:14:53 PM

Three doctors go missing in Balochistan
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Five people, including three doctors, have gone missing while travelling in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said.

Friday, June 14, 2013 2:54:51 PM

Nawaz Sharif bans unnecessary foreign tours
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has prohibited federal ministers, parliamentarians, and other officials from undertaking unnecessary foreign tours.

Friday, June 14, 2013 2:50:49 PM

Pakistan Suprme Court questions petrol tax hike
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court said Friday that it was not possible to implement a tax on petroleum products as parliament was yet to approve the finance bill, Geo News reported.

Friday, June 14, 2013 2:20:50 PM

Khamenei calls for high voting in Iranian presidential poll
Tehran, June 14 (IANS) Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for a high turnout as over 60,000 polling stations opened across the country Friday for the 11th presidential elections, RIA Novosti reported.

Friday, June 14, 2013 12:22:52 PM

Can't compromise India's security, no arms to Pakistan: Israel
Jerusalem/Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Israel has denied having sold military equipment to Pakistan and said it could do nothing to compromise its excellent strategic relations with India.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 11:02:38 PM

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