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Bangladesh seeks extradition of Mujib killers
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has asked countries, including India, where it suspects the killers of its founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman are hiding to track down and arrest the absconding men.

Monday, August 16, 2010 11:51:19 AM

Dhaka to upgrade its second largest port
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to upgrade Mongla, its second largest port, and to build a third sea port at Kuakata. The twin moves are aimed at providing greater sea access to neighbours India, Nepal and Bhutan.

Monday, August 16, 2010 11:12:20 AM

New Malaysian party to give voice to Indian community
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 16 (IANS) A new party seeking to help uplift conditions of the ethnic Indian community in Malaysia plans to contest the next general election in the country.

Monday, August 16, 2010 11:12:10 AM

Israel announces building plan, rejects preconditions
Jerusalem/Damascus, Aug 16 (DPA) The Israeli government approved Sunday a new building plan in the West Bank despite the 10-month settlement freeze and warned against any international conditions to the start of direct dialogue with the Palestinian government, Israeli media reported Sunday.

Monday, August 16, 2010 5:52:36 AM

6.4-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea
Hong Kong, Aug 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Papua New Guinea Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

Monday, August 16, 2010 1:47:21 AM

Palestinian militant groups reject new round of Israel talks
Damascus, Aug 15 (DPA) Eleven militant Palestinian groups based in Syria Sunday warned against a 'concession and compromise' policy ahead of a possible round of direct talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Sunday, August 15, 2010 11:12:20 PM

UN chief appeals for aid to flood-hit Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday his visit to Pakistan will help bring the world's focus on the humanitarian crisis in the country that has resulted from one-third of its area being flood-affected.

Sunday, August 15, 2010 10:17:08 PM

17 killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, Aug 15 (DPA) At least 17 people, including 11 civilians, were killed and 16 injured in separate attacks across Iraq Sunday, police sources said.

Sunday, August 15, 2010 9:31:08 PM

Israel razes security wall facing Palestine region
Jerusalem, Aug 15 (IANS) Israel Sunday began dismantling a concrete security barrier in a southern Jerusalem neighbourhood facing Palestinian National Authority areas.

Sunday, August 15, 2010 8:55:33 PM

Youth Olympics: Prannoy lone Indian to shine on first day
Singapore, Aug 15 (IANS) India's Sunil Kumar Prannoy won his badminton group matches while the basketball team lost to Puerto Rico on the first day of the Youth Olympics here Sunday.

Sunday, August 15, 2010 8:13:48 PM

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