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Two Pakistani soldiers killed in cross-border attack
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed Thursday when millitants across the Afghan border attacked a check post with automatic weapons.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 9:39:18 PM

China spent $15 bn on poor students' education
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China spent nearly 100 billion yuan ($15.7 billion) to support education for poor students, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 9:21:48 PM

Portion of China's Great Wall collapses after rains
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A portion of the Great Wall of China collapsed following incessant rains, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 9:01:08 PM

China exported 457 mn mobile phones
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China, the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturer, has exported about 457 million mobile phones in the first half of the year, up by 17.7 percent year-on-year, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:58:58 PM

CIA 'secret army' seeks to destroy Syria: Report
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) An American author and historian says a "secret army" of US spy agency CIA has the goal of destroying the Syrian state, Iran's Press TV reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:21:48 PM

Nearly 40 dead in Afghan violence
Kabul, Aug 9 (IANS) Three NATO soldiers and 36 Taliban militants were killed in Afghan violence, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:20:58 PM

Typhoon kills four, affects millions in China
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Four people have died and millions have been affected after typhoon Haikui slammed China, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:19:58 PM

US wants bio-weapon to destroy human brain: Report
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) A prominent political analyst has said the US has proposed a bio-weapon that would destroy the part of the human brain associated with spirituality, Iran's Press TV reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:12:18 PM

Sri Lanka adds wind power to grid
Colombo, Aug 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka has added 30 megawatts of wind power to its national grid in a bid to reduce power shortage in nearly 60 cities, including Colombo.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 6:35:15 PM

Typhoon Haikui affects 1 mn in China
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) More than one million people in China have been affected by typhoon Haikui, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 6:34:25 PM

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