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Blast in Pakistan's Rawalpindi kills seven
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 17 others injured in a powerful blast Friday in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 1:02:11 AM

Bomb attack at Bangladesh law minister's home
Dhaka, Jan 9 (IANS) A handmade bomb exploded inside premises of Bangladesh Law Minister Anisul Huq's house in Dhaka Friday following attacks on the homes of two high court judges amid the opposition BNP's blockade. The minister was not at home at that time.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 12:00:05 AM

Nine military courts to come up in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday announced the process of establishing military courts has been initiated across the country and nine will come up initially.

Friday, January 09, 2015 11:46:19 PM

Four killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) At least four people were killed and several injured in a powerful blast Friday in Pakistan's Rawalpindi, media reported.

Friday, January 09, 2015 11:24:04 PM

Pakistan court grants bail to Lakhvi
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) A Pakistani court here has granted bail to the alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, against surety bonds worth Pakistani Rs.200,000 (about $1,900), media reported.

Friday, January 09, 2015 10:16:15 PM

Japan hotel offers suite with sub-zero temperatures
Tokyo, Jan 9 (IANS/EFE) A hotel on Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido, began accepting reservations Friday for its "Ice Hotel" suite, accommodations made entirely out of snow and ice where the temperature is between five and eight degrees below freezing.

Friday, January 09, 2015 9:54:08 PM

MQM leader says banned outfits targeting party workers
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Haider Abbas Rizvi Friday claimed that proscribed religious outfits are involved in targeted killings of more than 100 party activists in Karachi, media reported.

Friday, January 09, 2015 9:52:19 PM

New Sri Lanka president not to run for second term
Colombo, Jan 9 (IANS) Firecrackers and huge crowds greeted the oath-taking of Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here Friday with the former pledging to remain in the presidency for just one term.

Friday, January 09, 2015 9:52:18 PM

AirAsia crash: Search personnel fail to lift plane's tail (Roundup)
Jakarta, Jan 9 (IANS) A senior official at Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) Friday said the operation to lift the tail of the crashed AirAsia plane was hindered by heavy weather.

Friday, January 09, 2015 9:24:04 PM

Sirisena ousts Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka, Ranil is PM (Roundup)
Colombo/New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Barely two months after he defected to the opposition and became its presidential candidate, Maithripala Sirisena Friday took oath as Sri Lanka's new president, defeating Mahinda Rajapaksa who had called the election two years early hoping an easy third term.

Friday, January 09, 2015 8:44:06 PM

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