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11 Taliban rebels surrender in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 11 Taliban rebels surrendered with arms to the Afghan authorities in the country's Nangarhar province, a source said Sunday.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 4:58:04 PM

Panel to monitor observance of poll code in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 27 (IANS) Nepal's Election Commission has formed a high-powered committee to monitor observance of the election code of conduct by candidates ahead of the Nov 19 Constituent Assembly elections, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 4:36:07 PM

29 killed in car bomb attacks in Baghdad
Baghdad, Oct 27 (IANS) A series of car bomb explosions across the Iraqi capital Baghdad Sunday left at least 29 people killed and 88 wounded, police said.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 3:40:04 PM

13 killed in car bomb attacks in Baghdad
Baghdad, Oct 27 (IANS) A series of car bomb explosions across the Iraqi capital Baghdad Sunday left at least 13 people killed and 46 wounded, police said.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 2:56:09 PM

12 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 12 Taliban militants were killed in a series of clean-up operations since Saturday, the Afghan interior ministry said Sunday.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 2:04:03 PM

Three killed as strike begins in Bangladesh
Dhaka, O Oct 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 30 injured in Bangladesh Sunday, as opposition parties called a 60-hour strike to demand a non-party government to oversee next year's general elections, media reports said.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 1:34:03 PM

Nightmare in Nairobi revisited : Any lessons learnt? (Comment: Special to IANS)
The terrorist attack on an upmarket mall in Nairobi is over a month old and more bodies are still being found in the rubble even as investigations proceed in an opaque manner. The Westgate carnage has left 75 people dead and several hundred injured; and twenty-three people still remain missing.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 12:18:05 PM

Key Taliban commander killed in Afghan airstrike
Kabul, Oct 27 (IANS) A Taliban key commander was killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's Nimroz province, sources said Sunday.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 12:18:04 PM

Domestic crisis hurting Syrians' shopping
Damascus, Oct 27 (IANS) The once posh al-Shaalan market of this Syrian capital sees fewer people visiting it to buy expensive items these days in a sign that the long period of domestic crisis has started to pinch economically.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 12:14:03 PM

China's industrial profit growth improves
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) Major Chinese industrial firms saw their profits rise 13.5 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters January-September, better than the 12.8-percent growth rate in the January-August period, authorities said Sunday.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 9:34:03 AM

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