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Israel builds wall on Lebanese border
Beirut, April 30 (IANS) Israel Monday began building a wall along its border with Lebanon. The wall will separate the Lebanese village of Kfar Kila from Israel''s settlement of Metula, Xinhua reported.

Monday, April 30, 2012 9:21:47 PM

Israeli PM''s father passes away
Tel Aviv, April 30 (IANS) Ben-Zion Netanyahu, father of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Monday passed away at his Jerusalem home at the age of 102.

Monday, April 30, 2012 9:02:26 PM

Pakistan braces for anti-government protests
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party Monday announced a nationwide stir against the government of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani after he refused to quit following his conviction in a contempt of court case.

Monday, April 30, 2012 9:01:36 PM

Study to save Irrawaddy dolphins
Phnom Penh, April 30 (IANS) A study was launched to protect the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Cambodia''s Mekong river, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Monday.

Monday, April 30, 2012 8:35:30 PM

Iran n-plant supplies 940 MW electricity
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iran''s national grid Monday received 940 megawatts of electricity from the country''s Bushehr nuclear power plant.

Monday, April 30, 2012 8:24:12 PM

Remove sanction, Iran tells West
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) The veto-wielding powers of the UN Security Council should work for the removal of sanctions against Iran, an Iranian lawmaker said Monday.

Monday, April 30, 2012 8:11:49 PM

India announces $50 mn credit, $25 mn grant for Seychelles
Mahe, April 30 (IANS) Noting that India "would always be a trusted development partner of Seychelles", visiting President Pratibha Patil Monday announced a $50 million line of credit and $25 million grant for the Indian Ocean archipelago.

Monday, April 30, 2012 8:11:34 PM

Partner Japan to have 26 percent stake in DMIC
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India and Japan Monday held their first-ever economic dialogue and agreed to accelerate the partnership in several infrastructure projects such as the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) in which the East Asian power is likely to pick up 26 percent equity stake.

Monday, April 30, 2012 7:54:19 PM

Fog halts 700 cargo ships in China
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) More than 700 cargo ships have been stranded on the Yangtze river in central China due to heavy fog that has shrouded the region for the past two days.

Monday, April 30, 2012 7:45:49 PM

Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.

Monday, April 30, 2012 4:02:49 PM

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