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Nigeria witnesses 11 more killings
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people have been killed in terror attacks in Nigeria, pushing the toll in this west African nation in the last four days to over 170, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, January 23, 2012 11:55:38 PM

China welcomes Year of the Dragon
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China Monday welcomed its Lunar New Year or the Year of the Dragon with celebrations across the country.

Monday, January 23, 2012 9:04:27 PM

11 more killed in Nigeria violence
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people died in terror attacks in Nigeria, bringing the toll in the violence in this west African nation during the past four days to more than 160.

Monday, January 23, 2012 7:32:06 PM

Women''s T20 cricket tournament kicks off in Lahore
Karachi, Jan 23 (IANS) The first edition of Benazir Bhutto Twenty 20 Women''s Cricket Tournament organised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) kicked off Sunday in the country''s eastern city of Lahore.

Monday, January 23, 2012 6:57:16 PM

China spends $158 mn on nature reserve
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China has spent one billion yuan (about $158 million) in 2011 to protect the Sanjiangyuan Nature Reserve, the source of the country''s three major rivers, the authorities said Monday.

Monday, January 23, 2012 6:31:56 PM

Chinese trains carry 80 mn people in 14 days
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) Over 80 million people travelled by trains in China between Jan 8 and 22 on account of the Chinese Lunar New Year, the railways ministry said Monday.

Monday, January 23, 2012 6:21:07 PM

Five killed in Turkey building fire
Ankara, Jan 23 (IANS) At least five people were killed and as many injured after a fire broke out in a three-storey building in Turkey''s largest city Istanbul Monday, the local daily Today''s Zaman reported.

Monday, January 23, 2012 6:03:26 PM

Ex-military colleagues back Musharraf''s return
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has received support from his former military colleagues as he plans to return home from self-exile in London.

Monday, January 23, 2012 5:39:36 PM

Pakistan to reopen foreign offices to curb human trafficking
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to reopen its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) liaison offices, closed down about a decade ago, in 11 countries in a bid to curb human trafficking and deal with immigration issues, the Dawn reported.

Monday, January 23, 2012 5:18:36 PM

Pakistani apex court to hear ISI pay-out case Feb 29
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Monday fixed Feb 29 for hearing the petition filed by Air Marshal (retd) Asghar Khan who alleged that the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) had paid money to political parties.

Monday, January 23, 2012 5:05:16 PM

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