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Iran, Kuwait draw 1-1 in AFC Asian Cup qualifiers
Tehran, March 27 (IANS) Iran and Kuwait drew 1-1 in Group B of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:38:01 PM

World No.1 Trump stunned at China Open snooker
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) World No.1 Judd Trump was stunned by Jack Lisowski 3-5 in the first round of the World Snooker China Open here.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:12:16 PM

Philippines earn AFC Challenge Cup spot
Manila, March 27 (IANS) The Philippines defeated Turkmenistan 1-0 to earn a spot in next year's Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup in the Maldives.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:04:09 PM

Indian drums and music resound in distant Belize
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The sounds of Indian drums and music resounded in Belize during a cultural festival held earlier this month to commemorate the arrival of Indians in the Central American country more than 150 years ago. Indians were taken to Belize in the mid-19th century to work on the sugarcane and banana plantations and in the logging industry.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:04:09 PM

52 Taliban insurgents killed
Kabul, March 27 (IANS) Up to 52 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 45 wounded in operations in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:42:09 PM

China has over 170,000 government microblogs
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) China had more than 170,000 government microblogs by the end of last year, according to a report issued Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:36:04 PM

Feeding stations for migratory birds in China
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) China has set up six feeding stations for migratory birds near a lake straddling the Sino-Russian border, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:34:01 PM

Rajapaksa warns of attempts to scuttle peace
Colombo, March 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapapaksa Wednesday warned of local and internationally attempts to scuttle peace in the island nation.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:30:02 PM

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 97 illegal immigrants
Colombo, March 27 (IANS) The Sri Lankan navy Wednesday arrested 97 Australia-bound illegal immigrants at Oluvil in the eastern province.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:24:05 PM

Taiwan quake kills one
Taipei, March 27 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 19 people were injured Wednesday when an earthquake jolted Taiwan, reports Xinhua.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:20:01 PM

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