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Legal sword hangs over Nepal government
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) With just two days left for Nepal's constitution, parliament and government to lose their validity, beleaguered communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal faced a fresh legal blow Thursday.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 4:55:25 PM

US asks embassy officials in Yemen to evacuate
Sanaa, May 26 (IANS/AKI) The US has ordered all 'non-essential' personnel and their families at the embassy in Yemen to leave the country as violence increased amid protesters' calls for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to resign.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 3:37:18 PM

Book on Communist Party of China sells one mn copies
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) A new book on the history of the Communist Party of China has sold one million copies since being published this January, said a statement Thursday.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 3:10:01 PM

Two killed as angry Chinese farmer sets off car bombs
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) At least two people were killed and six injured Thursday morning when a farmer, venting his anger at a court ruling, set off three car bombs near different government buildings in an eastern China province, officials said.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 1:20:17 PM

Crisis in Nepal as Maoists refuse to surrender arms
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Nepal began inching towards a dire constitutional meltdown two days later with its former Maoist guerrillas, who are now in the government, refusing to surrender the weapons of their underground army.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 1:12:46 PM

Hold joint session of parliament on Karachi attack: PML-N
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) The government should hold an 'open joint session' of parliament to discuss the terror attack at a key naval base in Karachi, the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has demanded.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:53:33 PM

China to reduce number of illiterates by 10 mn
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China plans to reduce the number of illiterate people in the country by at least two million each year over the next five years, the ministry of education said.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:36:00 PM

Use all means to eliminate terrorists: Pakistani panel
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) A top defence panel of Pakistan has decided to utilise 'all means' to eliminate terrorists and their sanctuaries from the country, a media report said.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:32:23 PM

More cargo carried in Yangtze river than Mississippi
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China's Yangtze river has beaten the Mississippi in the US and the Rhine that flows in Europe in the total volume of cargo that passed through it last year, a media report said.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:17:12 PM

Shanghai film fest to showcase 200 movies
Shanghai, May 26 (IANS) Over 200 acclaimed movies, including Danny Boyle's '127 Hours' and Coen Brothers's 'True Grit', would be shown next month at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival, officials said.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:10:23 PM

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