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12 killed, 40 wounded in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and over 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 7:49:53 PM

Government looking into NRI child's Swedish custody
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) After over a month's efforts by a local NGO for the release of an NRI mother's son from the custody of Swedish authorities in Gotland, the Indian external affairs ministry has said it is now looking into the matter, including the legal aspects.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 7:27:02 PM

Sri Lanka Cricket to trim staff by 60 percent
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka's cricket governing board has decided to reduce its staff by 60 percent to reduce losses and improve management, the sports ministry said here Thursday.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 7:14:32 PM

Sri Lankan reconciliation facing external pressure
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday said its post-war reconciliation process is facing serious challenges, partly due to external intervention.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 6:25:42 PM

China talks energy, power cooperation with Pakistan
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao told his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari Thursday that Beijing encourages its enterprises to take part in energy and electricity projects in Pakistan.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 6:20:53 PM

Time to take Indian cinema to global audience: Shabana
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian film industry completes 100 years in 2013 and veteran actress Shabana Azmi says it's time to take it on to the global platform and tell them to "embrace us" the way we are.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 6:19:32 PM

Indian Navy ships in China next week, to expand strategic trust
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) In a sign of renewed momentum in bilateral ties, four Indian Navy ships will be docking in Shanghai next week on a goodwill visit, a key step to building trust in the maritime domain as India and China Thursday decided to fastrack crucial dialogues on Central Asia, West Asia and Africa.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 6:05:02 PM

Around 90 killed in fresh massacre in Syria: Report
Damascus, June 7 (IANS) Opposition activists and Syrian government forces clashed in al-Qubayr village in the country's northern Hama province, in which at least 86 people were killed. The government, however, said only nine people were killed by a "terrorist group".

Thursday, June 07, 2012 6:00:12 PM

Former Sri Lankan army chief to be tried for mutiny
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was released from jail a few weeks ago, and his personal assistant will be tried for harbouring army deserters and mutiny during the 2010 presidential election.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 5:56:02 PM

Pakistan must not allow terrorists to use its territory: Panetta
Kabul, June 7 (IANS) Visiting US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Thursday observed that Afghanistan has made progress in security and governance transition, and added that it was extremely important Pakistan that take steps to prevent terrorists from using its territory.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 5:55:13 PM

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