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Beijing rejects claim of Snowden being Chinese spy
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Beijing has rubbished a former US president's claim that Edward Snowden, a former US intelligence contractor-turned-whistleblower hiding in Hong Kong, was an agent of China.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:35:44 AM

Five missing, over 50 houses swept away in western Nepal
Kathmandu, June 17 (IANS) At least five people were missing and 65 families rendered homeless after floods and landslides, triggered by incessant rainfall over three days, hit the remote far western part of Nepal, officials said Monday.

Monday, June 17, 2013 10:01:42 PM

India helps save 26 crew from sinking ship near Yemen
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) In a humanitarian gesture, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Mumbai, coordinated operations to help rescue 26 sailors from a massive container vessel which snapped into two and sank off Yemen, a top official said here Monday.

Monday, June 17, 2013 7:59:41 PM

Junior Indian wrestlers win 17 medals at Asian championship
Phuket (Thailand), June 17 (IANS) Junior Indian wrestlers won a rich haul of medals at the recently concluded Asian Junior Championships here.

Monday, June 17, 2013 6:15:43 PM

Beijing begins military recruitment of college students
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) More than 1,000 representatives from over 30 universities in Beijing Monday joined in a ceremony held to mark the start of the military recruitment of college students.

Monday, June 17, 2013 5:05:36 PM

China builds world's fastest supercomputer
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) China Monday announced that it has built the world's fastest supercomputer which is capable of performing 33.86 quadrillion operations per second, surpassing the US Titan supercomputer.

Monday, June 17, 2013 4:03:42 PM

Three die in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 17 (IANS) Three civilians were killed and two others wounded Monday when Taliban attacked two trucks in eastern Afghan province of Laghman.

Monday, June 17, 2013 4:01:38 PM

Chinese banks see smaller forex surplus
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) Chinese banks bought more foreign currency from clients than they sold in May, although the surplus was less than that of previous months, indicating relieved pressure from capital inflows.

Monday, June 17, 2013 3:49:46 PM

Tamil Tiger fronts operate in Germany: Sri Lanka
Colombo, June 17 (IANS) The Tamil Tiger rebel front organisations are still operating in Germany under the guise of community organisations, the Sri Lankan external affairs ministry claimed Monday.

Monday, June 17, 2013 3:03:41 PM

Besiktas elects new chairman
Ankara, June 17 (IANS) Fikret Orman was elected the chairman of Besiktas football club for a second time by winning an overwhelming majority of votes Monday.

Monday, June 17, 2013 1:37:32 PM

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