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Eight killed in Syrian attacks
Damascus, May 31 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Thursday in separate explosions and mortar attacks in Syria, as the country's army regained control over three towns in the strategic city of al-Qussair, Xinhua reported.

Friday, May 31, 2013 4:22:57 AM

Iran condemns lifting of embargo for Syrian rebels
Tehran, May 31 (IANS) Iran has strongly condemned the European Union's (EU) recent decision to lift its arms embargo against the Syrian rebels.

Friday, May 31, 2013 3:28:57 AM

Thousands affected by floods in China
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Heavy floods triggered by rainstorms have affected over 16,400 people while causing two deaths in China's Xinjiang Uygur region, authorities said.

Friday, May 31, 2013 2:09:00 AM

Philippines' seizure of Ren'ai Reef 'illegal', says China
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) China Thursday termed as "illegal" the reported occupation of the Ren'ai Reef by the Philippines, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:27:03 PM

India, Thailand want FTA 'at the earliest'
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Emphasizing that India and Thailand stand to benefit from increased trade, the prime ministers of both countries Thursday directed their respective commerce ministers to work out the India-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) "at the earliest".

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:27:02 PM

Thai king in hospital, PM sends 'Maha Bodhi' sapling
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh could not meet Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej Thursday as the monarch is indisposed and hospitalised.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:17:00 PM

Pakistan, US agree to continue work for Afghan peace
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) Pakistan and the US Thursday reaffirmed their desire to work closely for consolidation of bilateral relations and partnership in all spheres of cooperation including peace and stability in the region, the Pakistani foreign ministry said.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:03:01 PM

After two decades, India, Thailand sign extradition treaty
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Marking an end to over two decades of tiring negotiations, India and Thailand finally inked an extradition treaty that will pave the way for extradition of those involved in terror and other crimes in both countries.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:01:05 PM

Acid thrown at 11-year-old boy in China
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) An 11-year-old student in east China's Nanjing city was seriously burnt when a 51-year-old man threw acid at him Thursday, police said.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 7:46:59 PM

India, Thailand defence ties to get stronger
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) With Thailand expressing its interest in India's defence industry and the Indian defence minister scheduled to visit Thailand next month, defence ties between both the countries are likely to get stronger.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 7:27:01 PM

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