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China's Three Gorges hits full capacity
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China's Three Gorges Dam Sunday reached its designed highest mark, the second time for the world's largest water control and hydropower project to run at full capacity.

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:25:58 AM

Turkey quake toll rises to 596
Ankara, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in the devastating earthquake in southeastern Turkey has risen to 596, while 4,100 people are reported injured, the country's emergencies ministry said Sunday.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 11:02:42 PM

Iranian parliament to question President Ahmadinejad?
Tehran, Oct 30 (IANS) The Iranian parliament could question President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad following the presentation of a motion seeking to do so, the Mehr news agency reported.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 8:25:27 PM

China to launch 25 satellites in 2011
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) China will have launched 20 rockets and 25 satellites by the end of 2011, an aerospace expert said Sunday.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 7:26:37 PM

Four killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, Oct 30 (IANS) Four people were killed and eight injured Sunday in separate bomb and gun attacks in central and eastern Iraq.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 5:15:12 PM

Pakistan's 'ghost' schools worry donors
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) The World Bank and the European Union have voiced concern over the existence of 'ghost' and closed schools in Pakistan's Sindh province and absenteeism of teachers from schools.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 4:05:17 PM

Pakistan dismisses BBC claims on supporting Taliban
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday strongly rejected claims made in a BBC documentary that the country's security services were supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 3:19:21 PM

Six killed in Pakistan drone strike
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) A drone fired six missiles at a house in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region Sunday, killing at least six people, a media report said.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 2:23:16 PM

Thai flood toll rises to 381
Bangkok, Oct 30 (IANS) A total of 381 people have been confirmed dead in Thailand's worst floods that have inundated many provinces since July, the government said Sunday.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 2:19:19 PM

After threat to Zardari, PML-N offices set ablaze
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants set ablaze offices of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in different places of Sindh province Saturday night, a day after PML-N leaders threatened President Asif Ali Zardari to be ready to be hanged 'upside down' or 'resign and return looted national wealth'.

Sunday, October 30, 2011 1:29:51 PM

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