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Abdulla Yameen new Maldives president
Male, Nov 16 (IANS) Abdulla Yameen was elected the Maldives' next president, Xinhua reported citing unofficial results Saturday.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 10:26:04 PM

Iran beats Thailand 3-0 in AFC Asian Cup qualifier
Bangkok, Nov 16 (IANS) Iran defeated Thailand 3-0 to take another step towards qualifying for the 16th edition of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup in Australia.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 9:26:06 PM

Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM (Roundup)
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka insisted Saturday that the Commonwealth cannot sit in judgement on its members and rejected British Prime Minister David Cameron's warning of an international probe into its human rights record.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 8:06:05 PM

Voting ends peacefully in Maldives (Roundup)
Male, Nov 16 (IANS) Voting ended peacefully at polling stations across the Maldives in the presidential run-off Saturday, media reports said.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 7:24:03 PM

Rajapaksa underscores sports in promoting social integration
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Saturday emphasised the importance of sports in creating social integration and amity among different communities in the country.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 5:28:04 PM

Voting ends in Maldives presidential run-off
Male, Nov 16 (IANS) Voting closed at polling stations across the Maldives in the presidential run-off Saturday, a media report said.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 5:06:05 PM

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese official
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) A senior official from China's family planning authority said Saturday that easing the one-child policy will not put much pressure on food supplies or public services.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 4:56:10 PM

Geneva II conference on Dec 12
Damascus, Nov 16 (IANS) The Geneva II conference on the Syrian crisis will take place Dec 12, Syria's semi-official al- Watan newspaper said Saturday, quoting "a western diplomat in Paris", reported Xinhua.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 4:42:08 PM

Sri Lanka, Australia finalising strategy to stop boat people
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Australia are in talks to finalise a policy on boat people on the sidelines of the Commonwealth leaders' summit, an official said here Saturday.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 4:36:09 PM

Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Rejecting British Prime Minister David Cameron's warning of an international probe into its human rights record, Sri Lanka insisted Saturday that the Commonwealth cannot sit in judgement on its members.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 4:26:05 PM

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