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Iraq takes airspace responsibility for first time since 2003
Baghdad, Oct 13 (IANS) Iraq has taken control of its airspace for the first time since the US-led invasion in 2003, the US embassy in Baghdad said Thursday.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 2:24:40 PM

Drone strike kills Haqqani network member in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A member of the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region Thursday, media reports said.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 2:24:24 PM

Maldives to host second South Asian Beach Games
Colombo, Oct 13 (IANS) Maldives will host the second South Asian Beach Games in 2013, the South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) confirmed.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 2:01:55 PM

Windies will make fresh start: Pollard
Dhaka, Oct 13 (IANS/CMC) Twenty20 specialist Kieron Pollard says the West Indies will start the One-day series against Bangladesh with a clean slate despite losing the one-off Twenty20 International to the hosts.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 1:34:02 PM

36 die in Nepal bus accident
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) Thirty-six people were killed Thursday when the bus they were travelling in fell off a cliff in Nepal, police and eyewitnesses said.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 1:16:00 PM

Two fined in Islamabad for littering
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A man was fined here for throwing a used tissue paper while another was fined for dropping a disposal plate from a car under an anti-littering law in this Pakistani capital.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 1:00:52 PM

43 hurt as quake shakes Bali
Jakarta, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 43 people were injured when an undersea quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's Bali province Thursday, officials said.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 1:00:36 PM

6 die in Pakistan drone strike
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) At least six people were killed and two injured in a drone strike Thursday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 12:36:55 PM

South Korea's central bank leaves interest rates unchanged
Seoul, Oct 13 (IANS) The Bank of Korea (BOK) left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.25 percent Thursday.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 12:36:42 PM

Abducted Pakistani journalist freed
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A journalist who was kidnapped by suspected militants was set free in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 12:24:03 PM

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