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Gilani to visit Britain in May
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will visit Britain May 8-13 to attend an annual review meeting on bilateral relations, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:19:13 PM

US, Philippines troops stage war games
Manila, April 25 (IANS) Around 100 American and Filipino troops Wednesday staged a mock assault at Palawan beach in the Philippines as part of a joint military exercise.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:19:03 PM

Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russia-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, a media report said.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7:54:33 PM

WHO expands steps to fight non-communicable diseases
Yangon, April 25 (IANS) Aiming to tackle the high occurrence of non-communicable diseases in southeast Asia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said here Wednesday that it would expand technical competence and resources in its action plan for the region.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7:37:53 PM

Pakistani, Afghan, US envoys to meet for peace talks
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Top Pakistani, Afghan and US diplomats will meet in Islamabad April 26-27 to review the peace process in Afghanistan, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7:22:23 PM

North Korea marks army''s 80th anniversary
Pyongyang, April 25 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People''s Army (KPA), Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 5:52:22 PM

Indonesian MPs'' sex tape leaked online
Jakarta, April 25 (IANS/AKI) A sex tape reportedly featuring two Indonesian lawmakers has been leaked on internet.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:33:52 PM

PCB still hopeful about Bangladesh series
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not given up its hope for a home series against Bangladesh.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:21:52 PM

Gilani to appear before Supreme Court for sentencing
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said he would appear before Pakistan''s Supreme Court Thursday for sentencing in a contempt of court case that could decide his fate.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 3:29:12 PM

Sri Lankan tea production drops
Colombo, April 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka''s tea production fell 22.6 percent in March compared with the same period of 2011, said the state-run Tea Board Wednesday, fueling fears that the industry is heading for tough times.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 2:46:22 PM

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