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China's moon rover stable after 'nap'
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) China's moon rover, Yutu (Jade Rabbit), was in stable condition following its restart after a "nap" Friday night, according to the Beijing Aerospace Control Centre.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 9:18:06 PM

IAEA not allowed access to Iran's military sites: Official
Tehran, Dec 21 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors will not be granted access to Iran's military and missile sites, Iran's atomic chief said Saturday.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 9:16:10 PM

Won't tolerate terrorist attacks: Pakistan army chief
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan's new army chief General Raheel Sharif said Saturday that terrorist attacks would not be tolerated in the country, a media report said.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 9:06:11 PM

Musharraf challenges treason trial
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has challenged his trial for high treason, saying he can only be prosecuted under the Army Act and not in a civilian court, a media report said.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 7:54:03 PM

Military operations will increase terrorism: Imran Khan
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said Saturday that military operations would lead to an increase in terrorism and militancy in the country.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 6:54:03 PM

Thai opposition party to boycott election
Bangkok, Dec 21 (IANS) Thailand's major opposition Democrat Party Saturday decided to boycott the upcoming general election slated for Feb 2.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 6:52:16 PM

Probe begins into ISI's rigging of 1990 Pakistan polls
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) A probe has begun into the distribution of money among politicians by Pakistan's intelligence agencies in their bid to prevent Benazir Bhutto's party from winning the 1990 general elections, a media report said.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 6:40:04 PM

India willing to buy power from Nepal: Farooq Abdullah
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) India is willing to invest in Nepal's potential hydropower sector and purchase electricity generated in the Himalayan country, Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah has said.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 6:32:20 PM

China sacks political advisor for violating discipline
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) China has sacked a senior provincial level official over suspected serious disciplinary violations.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 5:18:05 PM

Learn from India's response to diplomat's arrest: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan must learn and appreciate India's retaliation against the arrest and humiliation of a woman Indian diplomat in the US, a Pakistani newspaper said Saturday.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 5:16:12 PM

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