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`Using religion for vested interests a norm in Pakistan''
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is unfortunate that using religion for vested interests has become a norm in Pakistan, said a daily.

Monday, February 20, 2012 12:09:03 PM

Seven killed in China mine collapse
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Seven coal miners died in China''s Shanxi province when the roof of the coal mine they were in collapsed Sunday, authorities confirmed Monday.

Monday, February 20, 2012 12:04:13 PM

Pakistani folk singer dead
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistani folk singer Naseem Akhtar has died at the age of 55, a media report said Monday.

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:16:51 AM

Half million Bangladeshis employed overseas in 2011
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Over half a million Bangladeshis found overseas jobs in 2011 as the remittance-reliant country witnessed a boom in overseas employment after two dull years following the economic recession, an official said.

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:11:31 AM

Myanmar to build two new international airports
Yangon, Feb 20 (IANS) Myanmar is planning to add two new international airports in the country and is reportedly asking for investment from Japan and Singapore.

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:03:12 AM

Restructure Pakistan''s education system: Daily
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A complete restructuring of the education system is needed in Pakistan where the literacy level still remains among the lowest in the world, said a daily Monday.

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:02:22 AM

Roadside bomb kills four in Afghanistan
Kabul, Feb 20 (IANS) A bomb planted near a road Sunday killed four civilians, including a child, in Afghanistan''s Kandahar province, a former stronghold of the Taliban, the government said.

Monday, February 20, 2012 5:06:15 AM

Pakistani foreign minister leaves for Britain
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday left for Britain for a two-day official visit, media reports said.

Monday, February 20, 2012 1:08:14 AM

Iran''s IRGC begins new military drill
Tehran, Feb 19 (IANS) Ground forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) started a new round of drills in central Iran Sunday, Xinhua reported citing the official IRNA news agency.

Sunday, February 19, 2012 10:49:42 PM

Jordan condemns Israeli settlers'' breaking into Al-Aqsa mosque
Amman, Feb 19 (IANS) Jordan Sunday condemned breaking into Al-Aqsa mosque by Israeli settlers, calling on Arabs and Muslims to intervene to halt such violations, media reports said.

Sunday, February 19, 2012 10:46:22 PM

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