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OCA president arrives for biggest ever Asian Games
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), arrived in Guangzhou for the grand opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games.

Friday, November 12, 2010 1:33:58 PM

Security tightened in Guangzhou for Asian Games
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) With some 103,000 police officers on the prowl, China has taken every possible step to ensure top security at the Asian Games that starts here Friday and ends Nov 27.

Friday, November 12, 2010 1:28:28 PM

G20 summit ends with watered-down statement
Seoul, Nov 12 (DPA) The Group of 20 summit in Seoul ended Friday with a joint statement that papered over the leaders' main differences.

Friday, November 12, 2010 12:58:25 PM

Nepal's casino king cuts new deal
Kathmandu, Nov 12 (IANS) When faced with great danger, the best-known gamblers of the world have been known to keep their cool, as well as their shirt on. Remember British Agent 007 James Bond in 'Casino Royale' and Amitabh Bachchan as the Great Gambler in the 1979 Bollywood movie of the same name?

Friday, November 12, 2010 12:36:36 PM

India, Canada begin free trade talks
Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) India and Canada Friday launched talks for a comprehensive economic partnership pact, another step towards furthering their trade and business ties after signing a nuclear deal this year.

Friday, November 12, 2010 12:34:52 PM

India, Canada launch free trade talks
Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) India and Canada Friday launched talks for a comprehensive economic partnership pact, another step towards furthering their trade and business ties after inking a nuclear deal earlier this year.

Friday, November 12, 2010 11:55:33 AM

Two Pakistani kids killed, stuffed into box
Lahore, Nov 12 (IANS) A seven-year-old girl and her brother, 5, were strangled and then crammed into an iron box used for storing wheat in this Pakistani city. The police suspect that the girl was raped.

Friday, November 12, 2010 11:29:56 AM

G20 talks go down to the wire
Seoul, Nov 12 (DPA) Discussions on a joint statement by Group of 20 (G20) leaders were going down to the wire Friday with negotiators at odds over the wording to be used to address currency disputes.

Friday, November 12, 2010 11:12:03 AM

I am in love with China: Zardari
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Stating that visiting China is 'like going home', Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari says he has 'an internal romance' with the country and is in love with its people and culture.

Friday, November 12, 2010 11:03:24 AM

Bus service just for women in Islamabad, Rawalpindi
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) A bus service only for women has been started in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The buses sport stickers that say: 'Decent public transport for women'.

Friday, November 12, 2010 10:54:46 AM

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