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Pakistan court rejects plea against Musharraf's assets confiscation
Islamabad, Mar 2 (IANS) A Pakistani anti-terrorism court Saturday rejected an application against the confiscation of former president Pervez Musharraf's property and freezing of his bank accounts for his failure to appear before it in the murder case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, court officials said.

Saturday, March 02, 2013 5:14:10 PM

Jackie caught on camera driving car with military plates
Beijing, Mar 2 (IANS/EFE) Photographs showing actor Jackie Chan using a car with military plates - which carry exemptions from tolls and other fees - have spurred controversy in China, the South China Morning Post said Friday.

Saturday, March 02, 2013 11:54:02 AM

A musical road in China
Beijing, Mar 2 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in the central Chinese province of Henan inaugurated a road that is designed to play music as vehicles pass over it, the media said.

Saturday, March 02, 2013 9:42:01 AM

Lebanon, UAE hold talks
Beirut, Mar 2 (IANS/WAM) Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have held talks over bilateral relations and stressed on the need to strengthen them.

Saturday, March 02, 2013 7:52:06 AM

Chinese man commits suicide after killing traffic cop
Beijing, Mar 2 (IANS) A suspected drug addict in north China who allegedly killed a traffic police officer committed suicide when policemen pursued him, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, March 02, 2013 7:24:04 AM

US sailors jailed in Japan for rape
Tokyo, Mar 1 (IANS) Two US sailors have been sentenced to prison for the rape of a Japanese woman in Okinawa, BBC reported Friday.

Friday, March 01, 2013 10:46:01 PM

Pakistani journalist shot dead
Islamabad, Mar 1 (IANS) Unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen Friday shot dead a journalist in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, a media report said.

Friday, March 01, 2013 10:24:01 PM

Carbon monoxide kills 11 in China coal mine
Beijing, Mar 1 (IANS) Carbon monoxide poisoning killed 11 people after an air compressor caught fire in a coal mine in north China's Hebei province, officials said Friday.

Friday, March 01, 2013 9:38:04 PM

Myanmar drug lord executed in China for 13 murders
Beijing, Mar 1 (IANS) Myanmarese drug lord Naw Kham, convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong river in 2011, and three of his accomplices were executed Friday, a court in China announced.

Friday, March 01, 2013 9:14:01 PM

Musharraf to return to Pakistan this month
Islamabad, Mar 1 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, currently living in exile in the UAE, announced Friday that he would return to his country later this month to take part in parliamentary elections, a media report said.

Friday, March 01, 2013 8:38:02 PM

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