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North, South Korea to hold first military talks in two years
Seoul, Sep 29 (DPA) North and South Korea have agreed to hold military talks, their first in almost two years, the defence ministry in Seoul said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:12:05 AM

Top Al Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Top Al Qaeda leader Sheikh Al-Fateh has been killed in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:44:47 AM

China's high-speed train sets new world record
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) A high-speed train in China has set a new world speed record during a trial run.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 12:50:57 AM

US drone attacks in Pakistan peak in September
Islamabad, Sep 28 (DPA) The US has intensified missile attacks by unmanned drones against suspected militant hideouts in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:57:39 PM

Karzai weeps for Afghanistan's prospects
Kabul, Sep 28 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai wept Tuesday as he lamented the impact of the ongoing violence on his country's education and future prospects.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:52:37 PM

Rocket attack at police station near Quetta
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) A police station near Pakistan's Quetta city was badly damaged when unidentified armed miscreants attacked it with rockets Tuesday. There were, however, no reports of any casualties.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:46:06 PM

Israeli forces board Jewish Gaza-bound aid ship
Tel Aviv, Sep 28 (DPA) Israel Tuesday prevented an aid ship carrying Jewish anti-blockade activists bound for the Gaza Strip from reaching its destination.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:33:26 PM

China observes 2,561st birthday of Confucius
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) China Tuesday observed the 2,561st birth anniversary of Confucius, the famous philosopher.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:08:08 PM

3,600 complaints filed about Afghan vote
Kabul, Sep 28 (DPA) Afghanistan's electoral watchdog said Tuesday it had received more than 3,600 complaints of fraud and irregularities since the Sep 18 parliamentary polls, with more than half of them serious enough that they could affect the results.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 6:44:53 PM

Kim Jong Un: Political crown prince of North Korea
Seoul, Sep 28 (DPA) The youngest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has stood for months at the centre of speculation over who would succeed the strongman.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 6:24:04 PM

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