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Taiwan worker lifts 230 kg with 'iron crotch'
Taipei, Nov 23 (IANS) An ailing Taiwanese worker has reportedly regained his health by practising 'iron crotch', in which men use their genitals to lift iron disks weighing hundreds of kilograms.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:25:58 AM

Pakistan to have task force for players' safety
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan will form a sports security task force to take care of visiting international teams, Interior Minister Rehman Malik says.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:25:45 AM

Pakistan to increase trade with India: Gilani
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan would gradually increase trade with India and ensure that the interests of local industry would not be undermined, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:05:57 AM

US to enhance trade with Pakistan: envoy
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The US is firmly committed to building strong commercial relations with Pakistan, says US Ambassador Cameron Munter.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:01:50 AM

Iran not concerned if Europe doesn't buy its oil: Official
Tehran, Nov 23 (IANS) Iran has no fear of not selling crude oil to Europe, a top Iranian official has said, following reports that France has urged the European Union to boycott Iran's petroleum as a new step to expand sanctions on Tehran.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 9:13:39 AM

Japan pledges $750 mn for Iraq's development
Tokyo, Nov 23 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has said that his government will assist the ongoing development of Iraq by contributing 67 billion yen (around $750 million).

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:56:00 AM

Sri Lanka donates flood relief to Thailand
Colombo, Nov 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka has donated over $50,000 worth of aid to Thailand as flood relief, the external affairs ministry said.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:18:13 AM

Three killed in Pakistan factory blast
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) At least three workers were killed in a blast Tuesday night at a factory in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 6:33:23 AM

Building collapse kills six in China
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) An under-construction building collapsed in a Chinese province, killing six people and injuring seven others, officials said.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 12:55:34 AM

Haqqani resigns as Pakistani ambassador to US
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Hussain Haqqani, the Pakistan ambassador to the US, Tuesday submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the wake of 'Memogate' scandal, Dawn reported.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 9:08:08 PM

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