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Feeding stations for migratory birds in China
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) China has set up six feeding stations for migratory birds near a lake straddling the Sino-Russian border, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:34:01 PM

Rajapaksa warns of attempts to scuttle peace
Colombo, March 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapapaksa Wednesday warned of local and internationally attempts to scuttle peace in the island nation.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:30:02 PM

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 97 illegal immigrants
Colombo, March 27 (IANS) The Sri Lankan navy Wednesday arrested 97 Australia-bound illegal immigrants at Oluvil in the eastern province.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:24:05 PM

Taiwan quake kills one
Taipei, March 27 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 19 people were injured Wednesday when an earthquake jolted Taiwan, reports Xinhua.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:20:01 PM

Myanmar Muslims face crisis, says rights body
Bangkok, March 27 (IANS) The Myanmar government is systematically restricting humanitarian aid and imposing discriminatory policies on Rohingya Muslims, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:06:04 PM

Pakistani journalist is Punjab caretaker chief minister
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Well known journalist Najam Sethi has been nominated to lead the caretaker government in Pakistan's biggest province Punjab.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 11:32:08 AM

Quake hits Taiwan
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has jolted Nantou county in Taiwan Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 9:52:15 AM

India wants stronger strategic ties with Japan: Khurshid
Tokyo, March 26 (IANS) India wants to further strengthen and expand its strategic partnership with Japan, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 9:52:04 PM

Defending champion Ebdon, Higgins ousted from snooker China Open
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Defending champion Peter Ebdon and World No.5 John Higgins both suffered first-round exits at the World Snooker China Open here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 8:04:03 PM

Pipeline attack in Iraq halts oil exports
Baghdad, March 26 (IANS) Insurgents blew up a major oil pipeline in northern Iraq, halting the country's oil exports via Turkey, a police source said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 3:40:27 PM

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