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Global Warming: Big Government versus Good Government (Commentary, Special to IANS)
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) insists that unless global warming is addressed, the planet promises to suffer all manner of evil. Courtesy coastal flooding and storm surges, urban populations are especially susceptible to the risk of death, injury, and disrupted livelihoods, activists say, lamenting that the Indian government, preoccupied with elections, has failed to make its stand clear.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 9:06:08 AM

China's manufacturing growth rises in April
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing growth continued to rise in April with fresh evidence of better performance in the manufacturing sector, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 8:28:03 AM

Five soldiers injured in ambush in Lebanon
Beirut, May 1 (IANS) The Lebanese army said Wednesday that its troops concluded a raid and arrested operation in the eastern Bekaa border town of Arsal following clashes with gunmen in the area. It caused injuries to five of its soldiers.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 7:22:17 AM

Jordan opens new camp for Syrian refugees
Amman, May 1 (IANS) Jordan Wednesday opened a new camp in the eastern part of the country that can accommodate as much as 130,000 refugees, the state media reported.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 6:34:05 AM

Chinese president seeks decisive actions against terrorism
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked for "decisive actions" against violent terrorist attacks, after a blast at a railway station in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region Wednesday.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 6:34:04 AM

Jordan wants release of kidnapped ambassador in Libya
Amman, May 1 (IANS) Jordan said Wednesday that it was intensifying efforts to secure the release of its ambassador to Libya who was kidnapped in mid-April by unidentified gunmen in the capital Tripoli, the state media reported.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 4:00:07 AM

Three killed, 79 injured in China station attack
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) At least three people were confirmed dead and 79 injured in a terrorist attack at a railway station in China's Xinjiang Uygur region Wednesday.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 2:26:15 AM

14 killed as Iraq undergoes parliamentary polls (Roundup)
Baghdad, April 30 (IANS) Iraqis Wednesday participated in their country's first parliamentary elections since withdrawal of US forces in 2011. Held amid heavy security, the polls were still marred by dozens of attacks that left 14 people killed at different places.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 11:34:03 PM

Indian women paddlers win, men lose at Worlds
Tokyo, April 30 (IANS) Indian women passed the Italian test scoring their fourth consecutive victory while the men lost to the European team 2-3 in Stage 1 of the second division group matches at the World Table Tennis Championships here Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 8:18:08 PM

Lebanon fails again to elect a new president
Beirut, April 30 (IANS) The Lebanese parliament failed Wednesday for the second consecutive week to elect a new president to replace incumbent President Michel Suleiman whose term ends May 25.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 7:56:19 PM

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