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Magnitude-6.1 quake hits Japan
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale was recorded off the east coast of Honshu at 14.58.21 GMT Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 10:44:26 PM

If sovereignty is breached, US ties will be reviewed: Kayani
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Stinging from the US commando strike in Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden, Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Thursday decided to minimise the US military presence in the country and vowed to review relations if Pakistan's sovereignty is breached again.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 9:56:55 PM

Krishna gifts Tagore bust in Singapore
Singapore, May 5 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday handed over a bust of Rabindranath Tagore to be housed in Singapore's India Heritage Centre to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Nobel laureate.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 8:53:45 PM

Azlan Shah Cup: India squander two-goal lead, lose to Korea 2-3
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 5 (IANS) India frittered away a two-goal advantage to lose their opening game in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament 2-3 against South Korea here Thursday.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 7:49:34 PM

UN flays Nepal for appointing murder suspect as minister
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A day after Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal risked drawing wrath of his partymen, the opposition and rights groups by allocating the powerful home ministry to a Maoist leader in a major cabinet reshuffle, the first censure came from the UN over the appointment of another Maoist as minister.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 7:39:32 PM

Dhaka's Islamist leader admits after 40 years: 'It was genocide'
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Thursday said that killing of unarmed civilians during the movement for liberation from Pakistan in 1971 was 'genocide', his interrogator said.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 6:49:45 PM

All differences with Mohsin have been sorted: PCB chief
Karachi, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket board chief Ijaz Butt Thursday said that differences between the board and its chief selector Mohsin Khan have been resolved.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 6:34:18 PM

25 killed, 75 wounded in Iraq suicide car bombing
Baghdad, May 5 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 75 others injured Thursday in a suicide car bomb attack on the Iraqi police south of Baghdad, Xinhua reported citing a police source.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 5:33:11 PM

Pakistan warns US, India on raids, denies ISI-Qaeda links
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Faced with American fury and domestic anger, Pakistan Thursday blew hot and cold on Osama bin Laden -- denying links with Al Qaeda and warning Washington and New Delhi against any more air raids of the kind which killed the world's most wanted terrorist.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 5:32:45 PM

Pakistan denies ISI links with Al Qaeda
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) An angry Pakistan Thursday denied accusations that a section of its intelligence agency was linked to Al Qaeda.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 4:35:43 PM

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