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US-led maritime drill starts off South Korea
Seoul, Oct 13 (DPA) A US-led multinational naval drill started off South Korea Wednesday, aiming to prevent a hypothetical transfer of weapons of mass destruction at sea, media reports said.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:54:55 PM

18 die in accident at Iranian military base
Tehran, Oct 13 (DPA) An accidental explosion at a military base in western Iran killed 18 revolutionary guards and injured 14 others, official news agency IRNA reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 3:17:25 PM

Nepal Maoists backtrack on peace pact
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) With just seven months left for the new constitution deadline to expire, Nepal's opposition Maoist party Wednesday backtracked on its pledge, refusing to let go of its guerrilla army unless it had its say in the formation of a new government.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 3:06:37 PM

India, Vietnam plan joint army training
Hanoi, Oct 13 (IANS) India Wednesday announced a slew of measures to expand its defence ties with Vietnam, including joint training of armies and support to strengthen and upgrade the capabilities of the Vietnamese armed forces.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 2:51:56 PM

When marriage turns Ram into Ravan
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) Twenty years ago, Ganesh Jha of India's Ayodhya town was known as Ram.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 2:03:25 PM

I spoke in the interest of the team: Afridi
Karachi, Oct 13 (IANS) Under fire for his comments against team selection, Pakistan's one-day captain Shahid Afridi said he will explain to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that he spoke out in the interest of the team.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 1:53:47 PM

Loss due to Pakistan floods pegged at $9.5 bn
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan has suffered a loss of about $9.5 billion in the floods that ravaged the country, says a report prepared by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:38:59 PM

Plea to make Urdu Pakistan's official language dismissed
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A petition seeking to direct the government to make Urdu the official language of Pakistan has been dismissed by the Lahore High Court.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 11:45:06 AM

We want result-oriented dialogue on Kashmir, says Qureshi
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Islamabad wants to have a meaningful dialogue with New Delhi over the the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said here.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 11:39:17 AM

NATO choppers violate Pakistan airspace
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) NATO helicopters have again violated Pakistan's airspace, an official said Wednesday. The intrusion comes close on the heels of an attack on a Pakistan security post by coalition force choppers that left three troopers dead.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 11:18:52 AM

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