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Islamabad is 'five-star jail', says Baloch leader
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Baloch leader Mir Hassan Bizenjo Wednesday described Islamabad as a 'five-star jail', saying the Pakistani capital did not differ from Kabul from the security point of view.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 12:49:33 PM

Preserve graves of our liberation heroes, Dhaka tells Delhi
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh has asked India to preserve the graves of those who died fighting Pakistani forces during its 1971 freedom struggle.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 11:45:55 AM

Judge who convicted Mujib killers is new chief justice
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Senior Bangladesh Supreme Court judge Mohammed Tafazzul Islam, who confirmed death sentences on a dozen former army officers for killing the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been appointed as the new chief justice.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 11:26:56 AM

Three bomb attacks kill 15 in Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) Two suicide attackers killed 10 people Tuesday while another bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed four local workers and one Nepali man, officials said.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 7:57:53 PM

Afghan president vows to combat corruption in his government
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) President Hamid Karzai Tuesday vowed to combat widespread corruption in his government at all levels, calling it a menace that has brought shame to the country.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 7:16:46 PM

Pakistan recall Sami for Australia tour
Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday recalled former Indian Cricket League (ICL) rebel Mohammad Sami for the tour of Australia starting later this week.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 5:51:36 PM

10 killed in Iraq blasts
Baghdad, Dec 15 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 69 others were injured in blasts across Iraq Tuesday, police said.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:52:26 PM

Eight killed in Kabul diplomatic enclave bombing
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) Eight people, including four women, were killed and 40 were injured Tuesday in a suicide bombing in Kabul's diplomatic enclave, officials said.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:20:05 PM

China begins construction of world's longest sea bridge
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) China Tuesday began construction of the world's longest sea bridge linking its southern economic hub of Guangdong province to Hong Kong and Macao.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:27:46 PM

Five killed in Kabul bombing
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said five people, including two women, were killed in a suspected suicide attack at the diplomatic enclave of Kabul Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 1:16:20 PM

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