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''EU ban to cause hefty economic loss to Europeans''
Tehran, Jan 31 (IANS) The European Union (EU) ban on importing oil from Iran will be a "hefty economic loss" for the Europeans, the state-run Press TV quoted a senior Iranian minister as saying.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 4:19:47 AM

30 Taliban surrender in Afghanistan
Kabul, Jan 30 (IANS) Thirty Taliban, led by a commander named Mullah Abdullah, surrendered Monday in Afghanistan''s Herat province, Xinhua reported.

Monday, January 30, 2012 9:41:55 PM

One dead in Bangladesh clash
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) An activist of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party died and several others were injured Monday when party activists clashed with police, a media report said. Four people died in similar clashes Sunday.

Monday, January 30, 2012 8:57:45 PM

Pakistani province launches polio campaign
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Over two million children will be administered anti-polio vaccine drops in Pakistan''s Balochistan province, which saw the highest number of polio cases in the world in 2011.

Monday, January 30, 2012 8:29:54 PM

Pakistani tribal leader killed in suicide blast
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) A tribal leader and his son-in-law were killed and at least eight others were injured when a teenaged suicide bomber blew himself up outside the leader''s house in Pakistan''s Peshawar city, media reports said.

Monday, January 30, 2012 6:50:15 PM

Three killed in Pakistan suicide bombing
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed and eight others injured Monday in a suicide blast in Pakistan''s Peshawar city, media reports said.

Monday, January 30, 2012 5:59:54 PM

Three killed in Pakistan bombing
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed Monday in a suicide blast at a police check-post in Pakistan''s Peshawar city, Xinhua reported.

Monday, January 30, 2012 5:35:53 PM

ISI left out in Pakistani journalist''s killing report: HRW
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS/AKI) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said the report on the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad deliberately ignored the possible involvement of spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Monday, January 30, 2012 5:12:44 PM

Japan''s population to shrink about 30 percent by 2060
Tokyo, Jan 30 (IANS) Japan''s population is expected to dwindle by around 30 percent to 86.74 million by 2060 if the birthrate does not increase, according to an estimate released Monday by authorities.

Monday, January 30, 2012 5:08:14 PM

Abducted Pakistani billionaire found tortured
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) A Pakistani billionaire, kidnapped from Lahore Saturday and tortured, has been found, a media report said Monday.

Monday, January 30, 2012 2:32:23 PM

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