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Indian sugar isn't substandard: Pakistani minister
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Sugar imported from India will be tested before its sale in Pakistan, said a minister who rejected the impression that Indian sugar was substandard.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:26:02 AM

Apologise for aerial attacks, Pakistan tells NATO
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan has demanded an apology from NATO over an aerial attack that killed three of its troopers, but the coalition forces are only prepared to express regret over the incident that led to Islamabad blocking a key supply route to Afghanistan.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:12:35 AM

22 NATO oil tankers torched in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Twenty-two NATO oil tankers were set ablaze early Wednesday near the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:41:35 AM

Tokyo shares rise in Wednesday morning trade
Tokyo, Oct 6 (DPA) Japanese stocks rose more than one percent in Wednesday morning trading, buoyed by strong gains on Wall Street and monetary easing steps announced by the Bank of Japan.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:01:09 AM

33,000 evacuated in China floods
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Around 33,000 people had to be evacuated as floods wreaked havoc in China's Hainan province, officials said.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:38:45 AM

10 Afghans killed in three blasts in Kandahar56
Kabul, Oct 5 (DPA) At least 10 Afghans most of them children were killed Tuesday in three bomb blasts that came minutes apart in southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar, the provincial spokesman said.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 10:11:26 PM

Taliban take German militants' bodies for burial
Peshawar (Pakistan), Oct 5 (DPA) Islamist militants have retrieved the bodies of eight German and two Turkmen killed in an alleged US drone attack and taken them for burial, Pakistani security officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:17:40 PM

Demand for release of ex-army chief in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Oct 5 (DPA) Sri Lanka's opposition leader asked the president to free the former army commander, General Sarath Fonseka, from jail and restore his military rank as a campaign to secure his release was launched Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 6:07:09 PM

12 killed in Nepal road accident
Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a road accident in western Nepal Tuesday while on a pilgrimage to one of the holiest religious shrines in the Himalayan republic, police said.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 5:59:12 PM

Contingent leader's act a cheap stunt: Pakistani newspaper
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Pakistani contingent leader has been facing flak in his home country for his 'cheap stunt' in carrying the flag during the team's parade at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games instead of celebrated weightlifter Shujauddin Malik.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 5:56:01 PM

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