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Two die in grenade attack in Karachi
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) At least two people were killed and six others injured in a hand grenade attack in Pakistan''s port city of Karachi Tuesday night, police said.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 6:03:02 AM

US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 2:36:43 AM

Iranian parliament summons Ahmadinejad
Tehran, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian parliament has summoned President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to answer questions about his alleged mismanagement of the country''s economy, Iranian media reported.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 1:36:41 AM

UAE envoy meets Afghan mines minister
Kabul, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates ambassador to Kabul, Yusuf Saif Khamis Al-Ali, Tuesday met Afghan Minister for Mines, Wahidullah Shahrani here.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 11:37:33 PM

China gives over $950 mn for people facing the cold
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) In a bid to provide food and clothing for people in extremely cold regions, the Chinese government has distributed over 6 billion yuans (over $950 million) as winter relief funds.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 9:04:19 PM

China toughens driving licence norms
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The Chinese government has decided to toughen the tests conducted before issuing driving licenses in a bid to curb road accidents,

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 8:39:41 PM

Man held for killing two while ''sleep-driving''
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A man in China''s Shanghai city has been arrested for dozing off while driving and killing two people after ramming his trailor into two other vehicles, said prosecutors Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 8:21:49 PM

Ex-UN official, TV anchor is new president of Maldives
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Mohammad Waheed Hassan, who was sworn in president Tuesday after Mohamed Nasheed quit following street protests, is an educationist who has served in the UN and is the country''s first TV anchor. He is also the first doctorate in Maldives.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 6:21:39 PM

Maldives: a nation of 1,190 coral islands
Maldives is located in the Laccadive Sea in the Indian Ocean, 400 km southwest of India''s southern coast.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 6:08:38 PM

Maldives president quits after street protests, vice president takes over (Roundup)
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed quit under pressure Tuesday after weeks of protests triggered by a judge''s arrest saw mutinous police personnel backing opposition activists and rocking the archipelago known for its deep blue seas, turquoise reefs and white sandy beaches.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 6:04:59 PM

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