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Chinese daily blames India for 1962 war
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) China was "forced into a counterattack" in the 1962 war with India, said a state-run Chinese daily, blaming New Delhi for initiating "a forward policy of sending troops and border patrols into disputed areas".

Thursday, December 13, 2012 11:18:05 AM

Zardari, 34 ministers did not file tax returns last year
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari did not file tax returns for 2011 and he was in "good company as 34 out of 55 cabinet ministers paid nothing either", said a Pakistani daily.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 10:48:16 AM

Nine killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, Dec 13 (IANS) At least nine people, including an intelligence officer, were killed and seven injured in bomb and gunfire attacks targeting security personnel in Iraq Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 7:24:15 AM

China tunnel collapses
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) An under construction railway tunnel collapsed in China Wednesday, trapping five workers, authorities said.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 3:44:17 AM

Triple blasts at Syrian ministry kill five
Damascus, Dec 13 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 23 others injured after triple blasts targeted the main gate of Syria's interior ministry in Damascus Wednesday evening, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 2:28:17 AM

Pakistan allows Afghan refugees to stay for six more months
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Wednesday announced a six-month extension to Afghan refugees staying in the country.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 10:44:24 PM

Two soldiers killed in Pakistan shooting
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed and two were injured Wednesday when unidentified militants fired at an army vehicle in the country's northwest tribal region, media reports said.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 9:54:42 PM

Two policemen killed in Karachi blast
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and eight people injured Wednesday in a blast that rocked a restaurant in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, media reports said.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7:50:42 PM

Beijing prisoners can now order meals online
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) With prisoners in Beijing jails allowed to meet family members in reward for good behaviour, they can now even place orders online for meals they want to share with their loved ones.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7:48:21 PM

US defense secretary arrives in Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 12 (IANS) US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Wednesday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to consult with NATO military commanders and President Hamid Karzai about the future role of the US in the country as coalition troops pull out by 2014, media reports said.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 6:56:24 PM

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