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China's biofuel test flight successful
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sinopec, China's top oil refiner, Wednesday announced the success of the first test flight powered by the company's newly developed aviation biofuel product.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:59:15 AM

Four Afghan kids killed while playing with bomb
Kabul, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Four children from the same family died Tuesday and another child was wounded when a bomb they were playing with exploded in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, an official told EFE.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:59:14 AM

Myanmar, Indonesia ink accords
Yangon, April 24 (IANS) Myanmar and Indonesia have signed four more cooperation accords following talks between Myanmar President U Thein Sein and visiting Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Nay Pyi Taw, official media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:57:26 AM

Three killed in Dhaka building collapse
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) At least three people were killed after an eight-storeyed building on the outskirts of capital Dhaka collapsed Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:55:15 AM

13 injured in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least 13 people were injured when a bomb went off outside a hospital in Pakistan's southwest Quetta city Wednesday, a media report said.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:41:10 AM

Where are the women candidates, asks Pakistani daily
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) There are only 36 women candidates for the 272 National Assembly general seats, a Pakistani daily said Tuesday while noting that parties had once again relegated women's participation in the transition of power to the sidelines.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:09:04 AM

Akhilesh heads for Harvard to share Kumbh success mantra
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Accompanied by a battery of officials and two ministers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday left for the US to deliver a lecture at the Harvard Business School on organising the Maha Kumbh Mela and the challenges faced by the administration.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:37:08 AM

Two abducted bishops released in Syria
Beirut, April 24 (IANS/AKI) Two Orthodox bishops who were kidnapped by gunmen in Syria's northern city of Aleppo have been freed, the website said.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:17:00 AM

EU plan to buy oil from rebels 'illegal', says Syria
Beirut, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian authorities have called the European Union's decision to allow the import of Syrian oil and its derivatives through exclusive transactions with rebels an "illegal" move and "an act of aggression".

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 5:23:06 AM

No Al Qaeda activities in Iran, says foreign minister
Tehran, April 23 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi Tuesday categorically denied claims about Al Qaeda's activities in his country, stressing that such allegations are "ridiculous", reported Xinhua, citing the semi-official Fars news agency.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 9:00:55 PM

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