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Participate in politics, Pakistani daily exhorts women
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) It is a curious paradox that while women''s profile in politics has become more visible in Pakistan, it seems to be eroding at the grassroots, notes a Pakistani daily exhorting more women to take part in politics.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 11:04:57 AM

Kyrgyzstan wants US out of Manas airbase in 2014
Bishkek, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan has reiterated that the US must withdraw all its troops from the Manas airbase in the country when the current lease agreement expires in 2014.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 7:33:06 AM

Pakistan issues travel advisory for Syria
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) The Pakistani mission in Syria has issued a travel advisory for the middle-eastern country, Geo News reported.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 7:04:47 AM

Minor quakes hit China
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) Several minor quakes hit northwest China''s Xinjiang Uygur region Monday evening, the China Earthquake Networks Centre said.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 4:04:31 AM

Pakistan summons US envoy over Balochistan resolution
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistan Monday summoned US Ambassador Richard Hoagland to lodge a protest over a US Congress resolution on the people of Balochistan''s right to self-determination.

Monday, February 20, 2012 10:38:55 PM

Flashfloods displace 25,000 in the Philippines
Manila, Feb 20 (IANS) Nearly 25,000 people in southern Philippines have been displaced by flashfloods triggered by heavy rains, the authorities said Monday.

Monday, February 20, 2012 10:26:05 PM

Thousands rally against US in Islamabad
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Thousands of people Monday rallied here to protest against US drone attacks in the country''s tribal regions and the government''s decision to restore supply lines for NATO troops in Afghanistan.

Monday, February 20, 2012 10:25:26 PM

Israel to deploy anti-missile system
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will deploy its Iron Dome anti-missile system in Tel Aviv, the army said Monday.

Monday, February 20, 2012 10:25:15 PM

15 killed in Pakistan bus accident
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) At least 15 people died in northern Pakistan Monday night when their bus fell into a ravine.

Monday, February 20, 2012 10:24:46 PM

''Israel will need 100 planes to attack Iran''
Tel Aviv, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will need at least 100 fighter planes to strike Iran, a media report said Monday.

Monday, February 20, 2012 9:56:56 PM

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