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Iran hangs dozens of drug peddlers
Tehran, Jan 30 (IANS) The Iranian government has hanged dozens of drug traffickers in the first month of 2011 and vowed to pursue its anti-drug trafficking campaign. The latest one to be hanged was an Iranian-Dutch woman.

Sunday, January 30, 2011 11:18:35 AM

Japan defeat Australia to claim fourth Asian Cup title
Doha, Jan 29 (DPA) Japan Saturday won an unprecedented fourth Asian Cup title after beating Australia 1-0 after extra time in the final played in the Khalifa Stadium.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 11:23:48 PM

11 dead in China bus accident
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine Saturday in northwest China, officials said.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 8:22:07 PM

Iran parliament renewing demand to cut ties with Britain: Speaker
Tehran, Jan 29 (DPA) Iranian Parliamentary Speaker Ali Larijani Saturday said the country's parliament was renewing its demand to cut diplomatic relations with Britain.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 7:33:07 PM

Hindu legislator quits in Pakistan, shifts to India
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) A Hindu member of the legislative assembly in Pakistan's Sindh province resigned from his seat after receiving threats and shifted to India, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 5:52:56 PM

US embassy demands release of arrested diplomat in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad has said Pakistani security officials have kept their diplomat, Raymond Davis, in illegal custody and demanded his release without any delay, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 5:31:16 PM

Five blasts rock Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up a truck packed with 500 kg of explosives inside a tunnel in Pakistan's northwestern region, killing eight people early Saturday, while more than 25 people were injured in four other bombings across the country, officials said.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 5:05:37 PM

Indian boys face Pakistan in final of Asian Junior Squash
Colombo, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian boys team reached the finals of the Asian Junior Team Squash championships with a comprehensive victory against Malaysia in the semi-finals here Saturday and will take on Pakistan in the title clash.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 4:26:43 PM

Millions affected in drought hit China
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Millions of people have been affected due to the continuing drought in north China that has caused an economic loss of 1.04 billion yuan ($158 million), a media report said.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 3:44:53 PM

Bangladesh opposition may end parliament boycott
Dhaka, Jan 29 (IANS) Main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies may return to parliament to aggressively take on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government, ending their boycott after eight months.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 3:44:52 PM

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