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Powerful typhoon kills 15 in Japan
Tokyo, Sep 5 (IANS) A powerful typhoon that made landfall on Japan's Shikoku island Saturday and continued to ravage the country Sunday, left at least 15 people dead, a media report said.

Monday, September 05, 2011 3:37:38 AM

Seven killed in Pakistan drone strike
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) At least seven suspected militants were killed in a drone strike Sunday night in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.

Monday, September 05, 2011 1:04:39 AM

US lauds UAE troops' mission in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 4 (IANS/WAM) The US has praised the humanitarian mission being carried out by the UAE's troops in Afghanistan.

Sunday, September 04, 2011 10:42:03 PM

World atheletics: Jamaican quartet claim 4x100 relay record
Daegu (South Korea), Sep 4 (IANS) The Daegu world championships finally reached a thrilling peak, witnessing a world record falling in the last event with Usain Bolt's final run here Sunday seeing a Jamaican quartet extending its dominance in the 4x100 meters relay.

Sunday, September 04, 2011 10:34:56 PM

Overturned chemical truck halts trains in China
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Three trains were halted in China Sunday after a chemical truck, which was running on a parallel road, overturned.

Sunday, September 04, 2011 10:18:17 PM

13 mn illegal publications seized in China
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 13 million illegal audio and video products and print publications have been seized in China during a campaign carried out to protect intellectual property rights (IPR).

Sunday, September 04, 2011 10:17:19 PM

Taliban free Turkish engineers after eight months
Kabul, Sep 4 (IANS) The Afghan Taliban Sunday freed four Turkish engineers whom they had held captive for nearly eight months.

Sunday, September 04, 2011 8:14:46 PM

Japan hold India to 1-1 draw in Asian Champions hockey
Ordos (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A last minute equaliser by Japan denied India their second straight win at the inaugural Asian Men's Champions here Sunday.

Sunday, September 04, 2011 7:26:42 PM

15 dead, l43 missing as typhoon ravages Japan
Tokyo, Sep 4 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 143 others were missing as typhoon Talas continued to ravage western Japan Sunday, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, September 04, 2011 4:31:05 PM

World Athletics: Kenya's Kirui men's marathon title
Daegu (South Korea), Sep 4 (IANS) Kenyan runner Abel Kirui retained his world title in the men's marathon here Sunday after finishing the 42.195-kilometer race in two hours, seven minutes and 38 seconds.

Sunday, September 04, 2011 4:02:32 PM

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