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Formal complaint filed against Davis in Lahore court
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Police authorities have submitted a challan - a formal complaint - against Raymond Davis, a US consular staffer arrested on charges of killing two alleged robbers, before a court in Lahore Tuesday, even as the US stepped up efforts to secure his release through diplomatic parleys.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:58:24 PM

Dhaka asks Grameen Bank chief to step down, Yunus refuses
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has asked Muhammad Yunus to 'step aside' as the chief of Grameen Bank pending completion of a probe into the micro credit pioneer and its various business arms, but the Nobel Laureate has refused, the finance minister said.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:58:23 PM

Iranian MPs call for death to opposition leaders
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS/AKI) Several Iranian MPs Tuesday said leaders of their country's opposition should be put to death as several protesters took to the streets in the aftermath of demonstrations in Tunisia and Egypt.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 5:09:43 PM

US-Afghan talks to go ahead without Pakistan
Kabul, Feb 15 (DPA) US and Afghan officials were to go ahead with bilateral talks later this month after Washington postponed a planned trilateral meeting with Pakistan, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 4:57:19 PM

One protester dies in Iran clashes, opposition leader detained
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) One person was killed and many were wounded in fierce protests in Iran, police said. Lawmakers Tuesday condemned the anti-government demonstrations, while opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi was placed under house arrest.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 4:41:34 PM

One killed in Tehran protest
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) One person was killed and many were wounded in protests in the Iranian capital, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 4:14:14 PM

Davis affair cost Qureshi his job: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The refusal of Shah Mahmood Qureshi to 'recognise Raymond Davis as a diplomat or accord him immunity ultimately cost him his job' as the foreign minister, a Pakistani daily said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 1:18:00 PM

Portuguese Queiroz rejects football coach job in Iran
Tehran, Feb 15 (DPA) Portugal's Carlos Queiroz has rejected an Iranian offer to coach the country's national football team, the head of the Iranian football federation (FFI) has said.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:32:51 PM

Lahore shooting: Probe calls US official's bluff
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Investigators have found that US official Raymond Davis 'told lies' when he claimed to have fired in self defence at two men, both of whom were shot in the back, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:19:14 PM

Japan, India to sign free trade agreement
Tokyo, Feb 15 (DPA) The Japanese government said Tuesday that it would sign a free trade agreement with India that would abolish duties on more than 90 percent of trade for 10 years.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:02:59 PM

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