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Al Qaeda affiliate renews threat against Iraqi Christians
Baghdad, Dec 22 (DPA) An Al Qaeda affiliate responsible for a bloody attack on a Baghdad church earlier this year renewed threats against Iraqi Christians, according to Islamist websites Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:37:39 PM

Army chief India's best envoy to Nepal in 2010?
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen Vijay Kumar Singh, conferred the honorary rank of general of Nepal Army by President Ram Baran Yadav Wednesday, became the most successful Indian envoy to Nepal in 2010, cementing ties between the two armies as well as two countries.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:15:03 PM

Two police officers arrested in Bhutto murder case
Islamabad, Dec 22 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Wednesday arrested two senior police officers for allegedly failing to protect slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a government prosecutor said.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 5:44:43 PM

'Polio vaccines may have lost efficacy in Pakistan'
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have come out with a shocking figure about polio cases. More than 78 percent of such confirmed cases in the country involved children who had been administered polio drops, raising questions about the efficacy of vaccine.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 5:28:27 PM

NATO urged to eliminate terrorist centres abroad
Kabul, Dec 22 (DPA) A spokesman for the Afghan ministry of defence said Wednesday that security would not be achieved in Afghanistan unless NATO eliminates 'terrorist sanctuaries' abroad.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 4:59:04 PM

ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home in March.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 4:27:24 PM

Pakistan rope in legend Jansher Khan for squash revival
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan's legendary squash player Jansher Khan has agreed to coach the national side to revive the sport in the country.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 4:11:39 PM

Former sex worker wins literary prize in Thailand
Bangkok, Dec 22 (DPA) A former sex worker has won first prize in a Thai literary contest for her book about her life in Thailand, Hong Kong and Japan, media reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 3:06:30 PM

Indian printers of Bangladesh textbooks accused of graft
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) With just over a week left for the school academic session to begin in Bangladesh, Indian printers have supplied less than half of the primary school textbooks assigned to them and officials have accused them of bribery while offering tenders.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 2:17:22 PM

South Korea to conduct firing drill
Seoul, Dec 22 (DPA) The South Korean military was to conduct three days of firing exercises in the Sea of Japan to the east of the peninsula, a media report said Wednesday, citing the defence ministry.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:35:20 PM

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