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Syria to kick off presidential campaign Sunday
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) The campaign for Syria's presidential elections will officially kick off May 11, the supreme constitutional court said Saturday.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 9:26:11 PM

28 killed in attacks across Iraq
Baghdad, May 10 (IANS) A total of 28 people were killed and 55 others injured in shootings and bombings across Iraq, including a suicide tanker bomb attack Saturday, police said.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 8:44:03 PM

Hamas rejects US demand for recognising Israel
Gaza, May 10 (IANS) The Hamas rulers of the Gaza Strip Saturday condemned as intervening in internal affairs a US demand that the Palestinian government recognise Israel.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 8:20:03 PM

China offers 'most fun job' in panda base
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) The Bifengxia Base of China Giant Panda Protection and Research Centre has offered the "most fun job" in China with an annual pay of 200,000 yuan ($32,576), an SUV for transport for a year, and free working meals and accommodation.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 8:18:03 PM

Indian sand artist to create sculpture in Cannes
Bhubaneswar, May 10 IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been invited by the Indian embassy in Paris to create a sand sculpture on Cannes' beaches during the International Film Festival there May 14-25.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 8:14:03 PM

ITPL's first leg shifted to Manila from Bangkok
Manila, May 10 (IANS) Political unrest in Bangkok forced the organisers of the newly launched International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) to shift the first leg to Manila.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 5:00:03 PM

Seven Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 10 (IANS) At least seven Taliban militants were killed Saturday when police raided their hide outs in Afghanistan, an official said.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 4:50:05 PM

Seven killed in Iraq suicide attack
Baghdad, May 10 (IANS) At least seven security personnel were killed and 20 injured Saturday in a suicide tanker bomb attack in Iraq, an official said.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 4:10:03 PM

Residents of Syria's Old Homs city return home
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) After a period of two years of conflict, residents of Syria's Old Homs city have finally returned to their homes after the city was declared "secure" and "free of arms and gunmen", media reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 4:02:03 PM

Leaders arrive in Myanmar for ASEAN summit
Nay Pyi Taw, May 10 (IANS) Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have started arriving in Myanmar Saturday to attend meetings that will focus on many issues including Thailand's political crisis, an official said.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 3:16:19 PM

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