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Pakistani PM files appeal in contempt of court
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the order to summon him in a contempt of court case, a media report said.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10:59:46 AM

Male calm a day after Nasheed quits
Male, Feb 8 (IANS) The Republic Square in Male looked calm and quiet Wednesday morning with families walking around and chattering at the very location where weeks of protests to oust Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president in the archipelago, took place.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10:59:27 AM

No more outages? Pakistani daily mocks minister
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) "When our dear minister tells us there won''t be any loadshedding from tomorrow, we''re very, very suspicious," said a Pakistani daily after Water and Power Minister Naveed Qamar said outages would stop overnight.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10:42:48 AM

A royal scratch that would cost her $29,800
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) That''s a scratch that will cost her dear, and she feared much more. But a woman in China is "relieved" she would have to pay only 188,000 yuan ($29,800) for a tiny-winy scratch her car caused to a Rolls-Royce.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10:26:57 AM

All 29 kidnapped Chinese in Sudan freed
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) All 29 Chinese nationals abducted by rebels in Sudan last month have been released after 11 days in captivity, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 8:30:56 AM

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

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