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Quake jolts China
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted northwest China early Monday, Xinhua reported.

Monday, July 25, 2011 3:20:26 AM

Quake hits Japan
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted northeastern Japan early Monday, Xinhua reported.

Monday, July 25, 2011 3:14:15 AM

Won't accept any country's supremacy in region: Gilani
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Responding to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's remarks during her recent visit to India that New Delhi must play a more assertive role in Asia, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Pakistan will not accept the hegemony of any country in the region.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 8:36:33 PM

Blast kills Pakistani soldier, seven injured
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) A Pakistani soldier was killed and seven others were injured Sunday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a security check post in northwest Pakistan.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 7:02:35 PM

Double for Ikhwan in JK Racing Asia Series
Jakarta, July 24 (IANS) Malaysia's 19-year-old Afiq Ikhwan (Meritus GP) overcame a stiff challenge from Austrian sensation Lucas Auer (Euro International) in the final race of the weekend to complete a sweep of four victories in the third round of the JK Racing Asia Series at the Sentul Intenational Circuit in Bogor near here Sunday.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 6:55:14 PM

India serious about talks, says Pakistani foreign minister
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is set to visit New Delhi July 26-27, said India is 'serious about the composite dialogue' and her priority is to set the course for future bilateral relations.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 6:51:25 PM

Sri Lanka's ruling party wins local council elections
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) said Sunday that its landslide win in the local council elections over the weekend was the result of the government's 'democratic' policies.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:45:41 PM

Eight soldiers die in Yemen car bombing
Aden (Yemen), July 24 (IANS) At least eight soldiers were killed and 20 injured when a booby-trapped car targeted a military patrol in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Sunday.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:36:07 PM

Ancient battlefield canteen found in China
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) A canteen for soldiers used during a battle fought over 2,000 years back has been found in China's Shanxi province.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:20:35 PM

72 Chinese millionaires had premature deaths
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) As many as 72 multi-millionaires in China have either died since 2003 of unnatural causes or have died young, a media report said Sunday. They all had personal assets exceeding 100 million yuan ($15.51 million).

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:19:39 PM

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