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Pakistani man fatally stabs daughter, hurls acid at wife
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A man, who had returned from the US, stabbed his newly-married daughter to death in Karachi and later threw acid at his wife, police said.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:48:33 AM

Two killed in Iran protests
Tehran, Feb 16 (IANS) Iran has confirmed the deaths of two people in the anti-government protests even as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has dubbed the organisers of the demonstration as the 'enemies' of the country, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:37:10 AM

India, Japan sign free trade agreement
Tokyo, Feb 16 (DPA) Japan and India signed Wednesday a bilateral free trade agreement that would abolish duties on more than 90 percent of trade for 10 years.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:56:23 AM

Japanese shares rise on weaker yen
Tokyo, Feb 16 (DPA) Japanese stocks climbed in Wednesday morning trading, briefly hitting the 10,800-point level for the first time since May, as export-oriented shares benefited from a weakened yen.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:24:30 AM

Davis case should not mar Pakistan-US ties: Kerry
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Seeking to ease tension over the arrest of a US official for killing two Pakistanis, a top American senator has said the incident should not affect the longterm relationship between the two countries.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 1:35:37 AM

Emirates Airlines honoured with True Partner award
Seoul, Feb 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines has been chosen the best foreign air carrier contributing to the Korean travel business in 2010 and has been honoured with 'True Partner' award.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:58:51 PM

Six tourists trapped in air for 7 hours rescued in China
Beijing (China) Feb 15 (IANS) Six tourists, who were trapped in the air for seven hours while being on a recreational ride in southwest China's Guizhou province, were rescued Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:40:59 PM

Kerry heads to Pakistan after formal complaint against Davis
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Police in Pakistan Tuesday lodged a formal complaint in Lahore against US consular staffer Raymond Davis, arrested on charges of killing two Pakistani men, even as John Kerry, the chairman of the US Senate's Foreign Relations Committee, was expected to arrive here Tuesday night to discuss the status of the US official.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:32:52 PM

EU urges Iran against using force
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Tuesday urged the Iranian authorities to refrain from using force against peaceful demonstrators after Iranian security forces fired teargas shells to disperse protesters who gathered at a Tehran square in support of demonstrations in Egypt and Tunisia.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 8:12:18 PM

Regional developments present new opportunity: Iran
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iran said Tuesday the exit of the Egyptian and Tunisian presidents presented a new opportunity for the region as these caused a major blow to the interests of the hegemonic powers and supporters of the Zionist regime.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 7:11:09 PM

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