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Pakistan frees five Indian prisoners
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan has freed five Indian prisoners, including four fishermen, after they had completed their respective sentences, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 8:39:18 PM

Azarenka, Sharapova reach Pan Pacific Open quarters
Tokyo, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka beat Italy's Roberta Vinci to enter the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open tennis event here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 8:07:49 PM

Iranian journalist killed in Syria
Tehran, Sep 26 (IANS) A correspondent of Iran's Press TV network was killed and another journalist injured in an attack Wednesday in Syrian capital Damascus.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 7:44:28 PM

Brazil to help Mongolia develop football
Ulan Bator (Mongolia), Sep 26 (IANS) Non-Resident ambassador of Brazil to Mongolia Clodoaldo Hugueney said here Wednesday his country was ready to help Mongolia develop football.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 7:16:43 PM

Women's World T20: Dottin, Taylor star in West Indies' win
Galle, Sep 26 (IANS) The West Indies opened their account in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 with a seven-wicket win over a formidable New Zealand side in a Group B encounter here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 7:13:43 PM

Women's World T20: South Africa thrash Sri Lanka in opener
Galle, Sep 26 (IANS) South Africa hardly broke sweat as they cruised past Sri Lanka in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 opener here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 7:11:34 PM

Clash against India a mini grand final: Hussey
Colombo, Sep 26 (IANS) Australia's veteran batsman Mike Hussey feels that Friday's Super Eights clash with India would be a mini-grand final in the World Twenty20.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 6:38:14 PM

Island row: Chinese experts show historical proof
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) More than 50 scholars from China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan met in Shanghai Wednesday to defend China's sovereignty over the disputed Diaoyu Islands with historical and legal evidence, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 6:11:02 PM

U-16 Asian Championship: India face China
Tehran, Sep 26 (IANS) India take on China in their last Group D match Thursday and, as things stand at the moment, a win will take India to four points and a possible spot in the last eight of the U-16 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Championship.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 5:54:32 PM

Sanam Singh loses to Davydenko at Malaysian Open
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 26 (IANS) Former World No. 3 Nikolay Davydenko overpowered Sanam Singh of India to reach the second round of the Malaysian Open tennis tournament here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:44:03 PM

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