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Three foreigners frozen to death in Turkey
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) Three foreign nationals were frozen to death in Turkey, media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:32:18 PM

Kurdish parliament okays sending forces to Syria's Kobane
Baghdad, Oct 22 (IANS) The parliament of Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan agreed Wednesday to send Peshmerga regional security forces to the besieged town of Kobane in Syria via Turkey, media reported.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:26:12 PM

59 IS militants killed in Iraq fighting (Roundup)
Baghdad, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 59 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in fierce fighting involving the Sunni radical group, the Iraqi security forces and allied fighters, media reported.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:04:04 PM

Last stage of n-talks crucial, tough: Iran
Tehran, Oct 22 (IANS) The remaining steps in the talks over Iran's nuclear programme are "crucial and difficult", Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:54:04 PM

32 IS militants killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 22 (IANS) Iraqi security forces and allied tribal fighters repelled attacks by militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group in two towns in the western province of Anbar, leaving more than 32 militants dead, security sources said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:44:11 PM

Nepal to host world's first ever blind women's cricket meet
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Blind, Nepal (CAB-Nepal) is set to host Britain in the world's first-ever blind women's series here from Oct 26 to 28.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:32:17 PM

Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as the world's third worst airport by a famous travel website, saying the airport resembled a "bus station in an impoverished neighbourhood".

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:10:04 PM

Warplanes seized by IS destroyed, claims Syrian government
Damascus, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) The Syrian government has claimed that its army has destroyed two warplanes in the hands of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, the official news agency SANA reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:00:10 PM

Kurdish PKK maintains peace process with Turkey
Istanbul, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has backtracked on its threat to end the peace process with the Turkish government if Ankara did not take certain steps, the founder of the guerrilla group, Abdullah Öcalan, said in a statement Wednesday in the Hurriyet newspaper.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:36:16 PM

Israeli troops come under fire on Egyptian border
Jerusalem, Oct 22 (IANS) Gunmen opened fire Wednesday on Israeli troops patrolling the border with Egypt, wounding two soldiers, the military said.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:32:17 PM

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