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Seven die in Iraq bomb attack
Baghdad, May 22 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 10 others wounded Sunday in a suicide bomb attack near the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, May 22, 2011 5:19:08 PM

Warrior clan shuts down Kathmandu, 72-hour closure on cards
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) The Nepal government was Sunday hit by a 48-hour general strike called in Kathmandu valley by a protesting warrior community while six Left groups announced a nationwide closure Tuesday, ahead of constitutional turmoil expected next week.

Sunday, May 22, 2011 1:20:26 PM

250 tonnes of radioactive water leaks from Japan n-plant
Tokyo, May 22 (IANS) A total of 250 tonnes of highly contaminated radioactive water have leaked into the sea in May from the No.3 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, the plant's operator has said.

Sunday, May 22, 2011 8:58:12 AM

ISI puts conditions to CIA for improving relations
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan's ISI has demanded from the US CIA that it reveal about all its agents operational in Pakistan, as a step towards improving relations with them, Online news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 11:12:00 PM

10 dead, seven trapped in Malaysia's landslides
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) At least 10 people died and six others were missing as two landslides struck an orphanage Saturday in a village in Malaysia.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 10:48:31 PM

Iran claims busting US spy network with 30 arrests
Tehran, May 21 (IANS) Iran has claimed to have identified and dismantled a major spy network linked to the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and arrested at least 30 people during an operation, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 9:39:29 PM

Three killed as landside hits orphanage in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) Three people were killed and 11 others trapped when a landslide destroyed an orphanage in Malaysia's Selangor state.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 9:39:05 PM

Singapore prime minister, new cabinet sworn in
Singapore, May 21 (IANS) Singapore's new cabinet was sworn-in Saturday with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong promising that his government will evolve in tandem with the aspirations of a new generation of Singaporeans, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 8:42:48 PM

44 Syrians killed in 'Friday of freedom' rallies
Damascus, May 21 (IANS) At least 44 Syrians were killed in Friday's anti-government protests, an Al-Jazeera TV report quoted the national organisation for human rights as saying Saturday, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 8:24:49 PM

Diplomatic Cables reveal US troops' role in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) US Special Forces were embedded with Pakistani troops for intelligence gathering and joint operations in 2009, US diplomatic cables have revealed.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 5:28:17 PM

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