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Seven jailed in China in kidney trading case
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) A surgeon and six other people were Thursday sent to prison in central China for their involvement in a case where a 17-year-old high school student sold his kidney for an iPhone and an iPad, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 10:40:25 PM

42 die, over 130 wounded in Iraq bombings
Baghdad, Nov 29 (IANS) A wave of bomb attacks targeting Shia Muslim pilgrims across Iraq Thursday killed at least 42 people and wounded 133, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 10:10:05 PM

Jews, Muslims to deliberate on Palestine
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Jewish rabbis, Christians and Muslims shall speak at a two−day meet on Palestine opening here Saturday as part of the 65th anniversary of the International Day of Palestine.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:44:07 PM

Chinese businessman shot dead in Nigeria
Abuja, Nov 29 (IANS) A Chinese businessman has been shot dead in Nigeria's business hub Lagos by gunmen suspected to be robbers, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:38:11 PM

AFC to elect new president next year
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 29 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will formally decide who takes over from Mohamed Bin Hammam as its president next year, the Asian football governing body said Thursday.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:02:32 PM

London beckons Bollywood with new tax reliefs
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) With an attractive new Creative Sector Tax Relief (CSTR) coming into effect 2013 in Britain, London has thrown open its doors for Bollywood and the Indian television industry to plan their future ventures in that city, a top visiting dignitary said here Thursday.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 6:58:19 PM

Afghan minister to visit Pakistan for talks
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul will Friday visit Pakistan to discuss issues related to Islamabad's role in the Afghan peace process, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 6:54:15 PM

Three killed in Pakistan drone strike
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) At least three suspected militants were killed and four injured Thursday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 6:30:07 PM

Climate change to displace over 95 mn Bangladeshis
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Climate change in Bangladesh will force the displacement of over 95 million people by 2040, says a new report by a local think tank.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 5:58:09 PM

Indonesia students get a taste of Indian culture
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) Indonesians from the historic city of Yogyakarta were treated to a scintillating dance performance by artistes from Manipur at a cultural programme held by the Jawaharlal Nehru Indian Cultural Centre.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 5:52:11 PM

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