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Tokyo shares rise on US gains
Tokyo, Oct 4 (DPA) Japanese stocks climbed in Monday morning trading following gains on Wall Street and as exporters were boosted by a fall in the value of the yen.

Monday, October 04, 2010 9:05:03 AM

Lightning kills five in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Oct 4 (IANS) At least five people were killed by lightning and many were missing due to floods triggered by torrential rains in different parts of Sri Lanka, officials said.

Monday, October 04, 2010 6:33:33 AM

Blast in Turkey leather factory
Ankara, Oct 4 (IANS) At least three people died and five were injured in a blast at a leather factory in Turkey Sunday, a media report said.

Monday, October 04, 2010 5:49:03 AM

Mikhail Youzhny wins Malaysian Open
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Russia's Mikhail Youzhny won the Malaysian Open men's singles title here Sunday, rallying from a set down to beat Kazakh Andrey Golubev 6-7 (7), 6-2, 7-6 (3).

Monday, October 04, 2010 4:01:46 AM

Seven civilians die in Afghan blast
Kabul, Oct 3 (IANS) At least seven civilians were killed when a roadside bomb struck a car in Afghanistan's Paktika province, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 6:54:36 PM

Nepal group takes up missing Naga leader's cause
Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) Nepal's biggest organisation of indigenous peoples has taken up the cause of a rebel leader from India's Nagaland state who reportedly went missing last week after arriving at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport from Bangkok.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 5:53:35 PM

Pakistan, US tension out of ordinary: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) The increase in tensions between Pakistan and the US 'appears to be out of the ordinary', said an editorial in a leading Pakistani daily.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 3:31:27 PM

CWG's scandalous mismanagement has exposed India: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) India has been 'exposed by the scandalous mismanagement' in the preparations for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, a Pakistan daily said Sunday, adding that the country 'has to emerge out of the Bollywood-style rhetoric and prove that they are what they claim to be'.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 1:35:43 PM

Angry villagers force Taliban to free 3 men
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas set free three labourers of the six they had abducted in Pakistan a month ago after villagers, incensed over the killing of three of the men, captured relatives and supporters of the militants to avenge the murders.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 12:51:14 PM

Attacks on NATO trucks could see alternate route to Afghanistan
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Incensed over the terror attacks on NATO supply trucks travelling to Afghanistan through Pakistan, US-led allied forces have warned Islamabad they would abandon Pakistan as a major supply route to the war-torn country if such assaults are not prevented.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 12:51:13 PM

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