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Iran summons Swiss diplomat over US assassination charge
Tehran, Oct 12 (IANS) Iran's foreign ministry summoned Swiss charge d'affaires Wednesday to protest Washington's accusation over Iran's alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, the state IRIB TV website reported.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7:16:03 PM

Pakistan start training for Sri Lanka series
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team assembled in Lahore for a short training camp under interim coach Mohsin Khan ahead of the series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirate (UAE).

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7:04:15 PM

Indian Ocean countries test integrated tsunami warning system
Jakarta, Oct 12 (IANS) Nations around the Indian Ocean Wednesday tested the first full-scale tsunami early warning system installed after the massive tsunami in December 2004 left nearly 300,000 people dead.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7:04:12 PM

1.28 bn Chinese covered by medical insurance
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) China's three basic medical insurances programmes currently cover 1.28 billion people, or 95.5 percent of the nation's total population, the government said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 4:32:41 PM

Sri Lanka confident of securing bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) With one month to go before the host city is selected, Sri Lanka Wednesday said it was confident of winning the bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:52:05 PM

Sri Lankan refugees return from India
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) A group of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees returned from India by boat Wednesday, becoming the first case of repatriation to the island nation by sea, the UN agency said.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:35:06 PM

Ship sinks as soon as it is launched
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) A luxury cruise ship sank in China immediately after it was launched.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:22:13 PM

Teenager falls to death in school
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) A Chinese teenager fell to his death in his school in Shanghai.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:13:02 PM

Passenger flight lands as windscreen cracks
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A passenger aircraft had to land in Karachi after its windscreen developed cracks.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:06:26 PM

Iran hangs four rapists
Tehran, Oct 12 (IANS) Iran Wednesday publicly hanged four men convicted of rapes.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 1:35:01 PM

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