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Stocks run out in Pakistan's flood-hit areas: UN
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Saturday that needs of flood-hit Pakistani people are rising as winter approaches and reported outbreaks of waterborne diseases.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 11:10:06 PM

China legally defines terrorist acts, organisations
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) China's top legislature Saturday adopted an anti-terror bill which makes clear definitions of terrorist acts and organisations, paving the way for the country to crack down further on terrorism.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 11:03:10 PM

Five Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike
Gaza, Oct 29 (IANS) Five Palestinian militants were killed Saturday when an Israeli war jet struck a military training site of the Islamic Jihad (Holy War) movement's armed wing al-Quds Brigades in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah. The militant group vowed heavy revenge.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 11:01:37 PM

Malaysia rescues hijacked tanker
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 29 (IANS) Malaysian Navy and maritime police rescued an oil tanker from armed pirates near the straits of Singapore, authorities said Saturday.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:54:10 PM

16 foreign troops killed in single day in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 29 (IANS) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) experienced a bloody day in Afghanistan Saturday as the military alliance lost 16 service members.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:33:59 PM

Pakistan to demonetize Rs.5 note by Dec 31
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan has said the currency note of Rs.5 denomination shall cease to be legal tender with effect from Jan 1 next year, Geo News reported.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 7:52:10 PM

Turkey quake toll rises to 582
Ankara, Oct 29 (IANS) The toll in a powerful earthquake that hit Turkey Oct 23 has risen to 582, while the number of injured reached 4,152, the government said Saturday.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 7:16:13 PM

Thai soldiers confess to killing Chinese sailors
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Nine Thai army men have surrendered and confessed to killing 13 Chinese sailors in Thailand earlier this month, the Thai police chief has said.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 5:56:52 PM

China to release list of terrorist groups
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) China Saturday passed a resolution that defines terrorist groups for the first time and will soon release its first formal list of terrorists and groups, a legal expert said.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 5:56:38 PM

India, Japan to resume n-deal talks, to develop rare earths
Tokyo/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Japan Saturday agreed to resume civil nuclear negotiations with India that were stalled after the Fukushima disaster and accelerate the joint development of rare earth material deposits.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 4:58:28 PM

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