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Nepal parties reject joint proposal on drafting constitution
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Nepal's parties in parliament have rejected a joint proposal tabled by the ruling Nepali Congress and Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), which they believe could further affect a fragile constitution-drafting process, party leaders said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:20:09 PM

Turkey opposes international mediation in Kurdish conflict
Ankara, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has rejected the possibility of involving international observers in peace negotiations to resolve the conflict with the country's Kurdish guerrillas, media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:10:09 PM

Jordan urges restraint after Jerusalem synagogue attack
Amman, Nov 19 (IANS) Jordan Wednesday called for self-restraint in Jerusalem after four Israelis were killed and eight injured in an attack at a synagogue in west Jerusalem Tuesday, media reported.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:42:16 PM

Srikanth, Sindhu in 2nd round of Hong Kong Open
Hong Kong, Nov 19 (IANS) Continuing his giant-killing spree, Kidambi Srikanth stunned World No.7 Chou Tien Chen to advance to the second round of the $350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series along with woman shuttler P.V. Sindhu at the Hong Kong Coliseum here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:40:05 PM

Four killed in Iraq suicide bombing
Baghdad, Nov 19 (IANS) At least four people were killed and more than six others wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the provincial government building in the city of Erbil, capital of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq Wednesday, a Kurdish security source said.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:20:04 PM

11 kids die in China school bus accident
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) A collision between a truck and a minibus killed 11 kindergarten children and a driver in east China's Shandong Province, the authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:16:11 PM

Pakistan People's Party not to hold Nov 30 rally
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) The Pakistan People's Party will not hold a "big rally" in Lahore Nov 30 to mark its Foundation Day.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:00:18 PM

After Iran beat South Korea, Queiroz praises players
Tehran, Nov 19 (IANS) Iranian national soccer team coach Carlos Queiroz has praised his players' performance after 1-0 win over South Korea in an international friendly match.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:54:05 PM

Jeev Milkha Singh aims to return to form in Manila Masters
Manila, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian golf star Jeev Milkha Singh hopes to stem the slide in his form, which has seen him fall outside the world's top-1,000, when he takes the field in the $1 million Resorts World Manila Masters starting here Thursday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:16:24 PM

16 Bangladeshi, Myanmar human traffickers sued
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) Two days after a boat carrying nearly 600 migrants was seized in the Bay of Bengal near Bangladesh's southeastern border with Myanmar, two separate cases have been lodged against the human traffickers, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:14:18 PM

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