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Japan's core consumer prices rose in September
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS) Japan's core consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.2 percent in September from a year earlier, marking the third successive month of increase, authorities said Friday.

Friday, October 28, 2011 11:31:05 AM

Israel frees Egyptian prisoners under swap deal
Tel Aviv, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli authorities released 25 Egyptian prisoners to swap them for a US-Israeli national held in Egypt four weeks ago on suspicion of spying, an official said.

Friday, October 28, 2011 8:18:19 AM

Pakistan-China military exercise next month
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan and China will hold a joint military exercise next month in the country.

Friday, October 28, 2011 4:40:19 AM

Five Taliban commanders killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Five Taliban commanders were killed in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan Thursday, a media report said.

Friday, October 28, 2011 4:10:58 AM

Rise in suicide cases in Pakistan: Experts
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A total of 1,600 cases of suicide were recorded in the past 10 months in Pakistan, the human rights commission said.

Friday, October 28, 2011 3:28:02 AM

Pakistan wants dengue drug from India
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan plans to import dengue drug Dextran-40 from India to tackle the menace of the vector-borne disease in the country, the official media reported.

Friday, October 28, 2011 3:02:42 AM

$3 mn ADB flood aid for Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will give $3 million in flood aid to Pakistan, it said Thursday.

Friday, October 28, 2011 1:48:31 AM

Twin bombings kill 12 in Baghdad
Baghdad, Oct 28 (IANS) Twelve people died when two bombs exploded in quick succession in this Iraqi capital Thursday.

Friday, October 28, 2011 1:24:41 AM

China has 952 mn mobile phone users
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) The number of mobile phone users in China has crossed the 950 million-mark.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 11:27:35 PM

Gilani-Manmohan Singh likely to meet in November: Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is most likely to meet his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit to be held in the Maldives Nov 10-11, the Online news agency reported.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 7:51:57 PM

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