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'Sufi shrines targeted to trigger sectarian conflicts in Pakistan'
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the 'latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan to create sectarian conflict'.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 6:29:33 PM

Jailed laureate's wife invites dissidents to Nobel ceremony
Beijing, Oct 26 (DPA) The wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has invited a group of leading dissidents, lawyers and rights activists to travel to the award ceremony in Norway, sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 6:09:51 PM

Rich reluctant to pay for medicines, biodiversity deal stuck
Nagoya (Japan), Oct 26 (IANS) The ongoing UN biodiversity summit remained stuck here Tuesday over the reluctance of rich countries to pay more for medicines and cosmetics derived from plants in poor countries. Negotiators from 192 nations failed to meet the deadline to send a draft deal to the 100-odd ministers arriving here Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 5:50:33 PM

23 killed, 103 missing after Indonesian quake
Jakarta, Oct 26 (DPA) At least 23 people were dead and 103 missing a day after a powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia's Mentawai islands, triggering a tsunami with waves up to three metres high, officials said.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 5:47:53 PM

'Sufi shrines being targeted to cause sectarian conflicts'
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistani Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the 'latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan to create sectarian conflict', while a daily said the role of external enemy agencies, like India's RAW, could not be ruled out.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 5:25:56 PM

Pakistan jumps up the corruption index
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan has climbed up the corruption index from 42nd position in 2009 to 34th this year, as per the new ranking of corrupt countries released by Transparency International here Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:53:09 PM

Manmohan Singh arrives in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday from Tokyo on the second leg of his three-nation Asian tour during which he will hold talks with Malaysian leaders.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:45:18 PM

Nepal fails to elect new PM - yet again
Kathmandu, Oct 26 (IANS) Amid deepening public gloom, Nepal's warring parties Tuesday failed to elect a new prime minister even after an unprecedented 13th round of election.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:36:08 PM

Former Iraqi foreign minister sentenced to death
Baghdad, Oct 26 (DPA) Former Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz and two other aides to toppled ruler Saddam Hussein were sentenced Tuesday by an Iraqi court to death by hanging.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:26:26 PM

Nepal fails to get new PM despite 13 polls
Kathmandu, Oct 26 (IANS) Amidst deepening public gloom and the spectre of imminent crises Nepal's warring parties Tuesday failed to elect a new prime minister even after an unprecedented 13th round of election.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:07:31 PM

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