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Nine killed in bombing at military parade in Iran
Tehran, Sep 22 (DPA) A bomb exploded Wednesday during a military parade in north-western Iran, killing at least nine people, state media reported.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 2:53:02 PM

13 killed in China floods
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed in floods that ravaged south China's Guangdong province, authorities said.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 2:52:25 PM

Mentally challenged man shoots dead five in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) A mentally challenged man Wednesday went on a shooting spree in a Pakistani town, killing five men and leaving two seriously injured.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 2:28:41 PM

China's Asian Games Town ready ahead of time
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) As India works feverishly to prepare for the Commonwealth Games that begin Oct 3, Asian Games Town with 8,000 apartments in China's Guangzhou city is complete and has been handed over to the organising committee nearly two months ahead of the sporting event.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 1:37:25 PM

Koirala flag flies high in Nepal politics
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) A 71-year-old pro-democracy fighter who served three years in India's Tihar Jail for hijacking an aircraft is now the new kingmaker of Nepal, winning a hotly contested election to head the oldest party in the country.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 1:15:36 PM

Japan calls for talks over detained Chinese fisherman
Tokyo, Sep 22 (DPA) Japan hoped to hold talks with Beijing to defuse an escalating row over a Chinese fisherman detained near disputed islands, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 12:05:03 PM

Chinese slangs find way into Oxford dictionary
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Popular Chinese colloquial terms and slangs have been included in the latest edition of the Oxford Chinese-English dictionary.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 8:29:34 AM

Taiwan raises travel alert for India following shooting
Taipei, Sep 22 (DPA) Taiwan raised the travel alert for India late Tuesday, following Sunday's shooting in New Delhi which left two Taiwanese injured.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 6:53:38 AM

Two US drone strikes kill 19 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 22 (DPA) At least 19 alleged militants were killed Tuesday in two missile attacks carried out by suspected unmanned US aircraft in Pakistan's north-western tribal area, security officials said.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 3:16:42 AM

IAEA informed about new N-plant in Pakistan: China
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) The Chinese government Tuesday said it had informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about the new nuclear reactor its state-owned nuclear firm is constructing in Pakistan and requested it to supervise the project.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 10:44:10 PM

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