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Dutch tourist escapes rape bid in Nepal tourist hub
Kathmandu, July 12 (IANS) A 24-year-old Dutch tourist has filed a complaint with police after surviving a rape bid Monday by a knife-wielding Nepali teen in her own hotel room located in Kathmandu's tourist hub Thamel.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 12:32:43 PM

12 die in China fire
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Twelve people died Tuesday in a warehouse fire in central China, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 12:28:48 PM

China's forex reserves hit $3.1 trillion
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) China's foreign exchange reserves rose 30.3 percent year-on-year to hit $3.1975 trillion by the end of June, authorities said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 12:17:05 PM

Pirates abduct 47 fishermen in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) Forty-seven fishermen have been abducted by pirates for ransom from a Bangladeshi island in the Bay of Bengal, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 11:55:28 AM

'Talks haven't improved US-Pakistan ties'
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Talks between Pakistan and the US seem to have failed to put their relationship back on track, a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 11:52:32 AM

Gilani was a quiet student: ex-teacher
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Yousuf Raza Gilani was a quiet student who used to dress well, recalled the Pakistan prime minister's former teacher.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 10:47:11 AM

Drone attack kills five in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Five people were killed and six injured Tuesday in a US drone strike in northwest Pakistan.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 9:45:54 AM

China's bank lending reaches $97 bn in June
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) China's bank lending rebounded to 633.9 billion yuan ($97.52 billion) in June from May's 551.6 billion yuan, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 9:36:01 AM

Four earthquakes hit Philippines
Manila, July 12 (IANS) Four earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 5 to 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Philippines early Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6:18:34 AM

Nine killed in Pakistan drone strike
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) At least nine suspected militants were killed in a drone strike Monday evening in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.

Monday, July 11, 2011 10:32:02 PM

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