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Japan's reconstruction minister quits
Tokyo, July 5 (IANS) A Japanese minister in charge of reconstruction resigned Tuesday reportedly over his 'high-handed' remarks with governors of two tsunami-hit areas, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 12:06:40 PM

'Zardari didn't meet media as journalists were squabbling'
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari did not speak to mediapersons in London after meeting British Prime Minister David Cameron as 'some journalists brawled among themselves and could not get organised to ask questions in turns', said an official.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 11:58:26 AM

Indian casino king gets court reprieve in Nepal battle
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) A chartered accountant from New Delhi, who after building a casino empire in Sri Lanka and then losing it seemed poised for a repeat history in Nepal, has been handed a reprieve by the republic's apex court.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 11:56:46 AM

Pakistan for peaceful coexistence: Gilani
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence in the region, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 11:53:32 AM

Indo-Pak talks have done good for South Asia: Daily
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The talks between the Pakistani and Indian foreign secretaries seem to have done a lot of good for South Asia, a leading daily said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 11:48:16 AM

China's old-age subsidy benefits eight mn people
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Old-age subsidies granted by the Chinese government has benefited around eight million people across the country, a minister said.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 8:46:01 AM

Turkey to produce rifles at home
Istanbul, July 5 (IANS) Turkey will domestically produce assault rifles for its armed forces that will eventually replace foreign-made ones currently in use, a media report said.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 8:33:08 AM

British PM on Afghanistan visit
Kabul, July 5 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived in Afghanistan for an official visit, a government official said.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 6:34:01 AM

Iran to launch national internet in August
Tehran, July 5 (IANS) Iran is all set to launch the first phase of its national internet in August, a minister said.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 5:01:27 AM

UAE, Saudi Arabia fulfilled Japan's 59 percent oil needs
Tokyo, July 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia met over 59 percent of Japan's oil supplies this May, a statistical report by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, affiliated to the Japanese ministry of economy, trade and industry, has revealed.

Monday, July 04, 2011 11:16:35 PM

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