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Pakistan names team for South Africa tour
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced its 16-member national cricket team for the upcoming tour to South Africa starting later this month.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 1:48:07 PM

French motorcyclist Bourgin dies Dakar accident
Santiago, Jan 12 (IANS) French motorcyclist Thomas Bourgin of KTM team died in an accident on a highway in northern Chile during the Dakar Rally.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 1:46:12 PM

Iran condemns bomb attacks in Pakistan
Tehran, Jan 12 (IANS) Iran has strongly condemned the bomb attacks in Pakistan that left hundreds killed and many more injured, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 1:46:12 PM

World's highest altitude swimming race kicks off
Guide (China), Jan 12 (IANS) The third International Extreme Race of Winter Swimming across Yellow River started here in northwest China's Qinghai Province Saturday.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 1:06:02 PM

30 killed in Nepal bus accident
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 30 people, including a child and seven women, were killed while 13 others injured in a bus accident in Nepal's Dodi district early Saturday, police said.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 12:46:09 PM

For political gain, government needs to act firm (Comment)
Whether because of political ineptitude, administrative lapses or sheer bad luck, the government's woes do not seem to end. As a result, it always appears to be on the back foot.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 10:58:07 AM

Sri Lankan parliament impeaches chief justice
Colombo, Jan 11 (IANS) The Sri Lankan parliament Friday voted by a majority to impeach the country's Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, beginning the process to remove her from office.

Friday, January 11, 2013 11:32:03 PM

Pakistan wants West to play role in defusing tension with India
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan has urged European diplomats to play a role in defusing the prevailing tension with India and conveyed to them Islamabad's concern over "repeated violation of the Line of Control (LOC)" in Kashmir by the Indian Army, Radio Pakistan reported Friday.

Friday, January 11, 2013 8:32:02 PM

India-Pakistan new visa regime from Jan 15
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Senior citizens from India and Pakistan will be able to obtain visa on arrival at the Atari-Wagah joint checkpost effective coming Tuesday (Jan 15), Daily Times reported Friday.

Friday, January 11, 2013 7:42:02 PM

China landslide claims 42 lives (Third Lead)
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed when a landslide buried a small village in China's Yunnan province Friday, the government said.

Friday, January 11, 2013 6:52:13 PM

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