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Comprehensive strategy needed in war against terror: Gilani
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said a comprehensive national policy and strategy on the war against terrorism needs to be formulated in accordance with the geo-strategic environment.

Friday, July 08, 2011 11:12:29 AM

Pakistan's forex reserves cross $18 bn
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves have crossed the $18 billion mark, a record level in the country's history, says Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.

Friday, July 08, 2011 11:06:11 AM

Shoot at sight orders in Karachi as violence toll mounts
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Shoot at sight orders have been issued in the port city of Karachi where spiralling violence over the past three days has left 63 people dead, media reports said Friday.

Friday, July 08, 2011 10:53:32 AM

15 arrested in Turkey football scandal
Istanbul, July 8 (IANS) At least 15 people have been arrested in Istanbul for their alleged involvement in match-fixing in Turkish football, a media report said.

Friday, July 08, 2011 7:45:16 AM

Quake hits Japan
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) A magnitude-6 earthquake hit near the east coast of Japan's Honshu island early Friday, but there were no reports of any casualties or damages.

Friday, July 08, 2011 2:17:37 AM

Landmine kills eight Afghan policemen
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) Eight policemen were killed Thursday when a landmine exploded under their vehicle in northwest Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 8:13:28 PM

India, Bangladesh ink investment pact, to jointly fight terror
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh in September, the two neighbours Thursday signed two key pacts to enhance mutual investment and Bangladesh's exports as they renewed their pledge to jointly combat terrorism.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 7:37:48 PM

President's Cup boxing: Santosh Kumar enters final, bronze for Bidhuri
Jakarta, July 7 (IANS) Teenager V. Santosh Kumar (64kg) made it to the finals of the President's Cup boxing here Thursday while Lakhbir Singh (69 kg) eased into the last four.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 6:43:58 PM

India, Bangladesh sign trade pact, pledge to fight terror
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh, the two countries Thursday signed two pacts aimed at boosting investment and enhancing Bangladeshi exports, key steps that will address the irritant of the trade imbalance that has shadowed bilateral ties.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 6:03:42 PM

900 bodies found in mass grave in Iraq
Baghdad, July 7 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have dug up a mass grave with some 900 bodies, believed to be Kurds killed under late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime in 1980s, a State-run daily said Thursday.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 5:16:04 PM

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