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South Korea to build twin towers resembling WTC
Seoul, Dec 14 (IANS) A Dutch architectural company has designed two skyscrapers that would be built in South Korean capital that resemble the World Trade Centre exploding during the 9/11 attacks.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:26:50 AM

Panetta pays surprise visit to Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 14 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 5:43:01 AM

China to track kitchen wastes
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) Chinese authorities plan to track kitchen waste from restaurants to stop the illegal supply of gutter oil -- old cooking oil collected from the gutters.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 5:27:03 AM

Iran to hold war games
Tehran, Dec 14 (IANS) Iran will hold naval war games in the Strait of Hormuz, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 5:07:04 AM

Qatar to open hotels in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Dec 14 (IANS) Qatar plans to open luxury hotels in Sri Lanka to boost tourism cooperation, a senior minister said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 4:14:22 AM

One killed in rocket attack on Pakistani check post
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) At least one soldier was killed and six were injured Tuesday evening when a rocket hit a security check post in Pakistan''s northwest tribal area, a media report said.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 10:46:53 PM

Gilani asks NATO to answer ''disturbing questions''
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday asked NATO to answer the ''disturbing questions'' about last month''s air strikes on two Pakistani army border posts that killed 24 soldiers.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 9:54:04 PM

Several Sikhs join Imran Khan''s party
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Several members of the minority Sikh community in Pakistan Tuesday joined cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan''s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, a media report said.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 9:42:01 PM

Drug trafficker executed in Iran
Tehran, Dec 13 (IANS/AKI) A drug trafficker, convicted for selling 44 kg of heroin, was executed Tuesday in the Iranian city of Rasht.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 7:57:47 PM

Afghan policy under review: Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday said the government was reviewing its policy on Afghanistan because a ''prosperous, stable and peaceful'' neighbour was in the best interests of Pakistan.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 7:23:32 PM

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