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Present suspects who tried to kill Musharraf: Pakistan court
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court in Pakistan has directed the authorities concerned to present 11 suspects who were charged with plotting to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf and have gone missing from police custody.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 4:19:26 PM

Australia, Britain warn of Philippine travel
Manila, Nov 2 (DPA) Australia and Britain Tuesday warned against travelling to the Philippines over fears of an imminent terrorist attack after a parcel bomb scare in the US.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 4:05:55 PM

Army won't attempt to take over: Pakistani PM
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Tuesday said that 'the army will not attempt to take over and impose another martial law because it is sincere to the cause of democracy in the country'.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 3:44:44 PM

Yemen begins massive hunt for Al Qaeda bomb maker, cleric
Sanaa (Yemen), Nov 2 (DPA) Yemeni forces Tuesday launched a massive operation against hideouts of Al Qaeda in two provinces east of the capital Sana'a in a bid to capture a Saudi bomb maker and a US-born cleric wanted by Washington, a senior government official said.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 3:11:29 PM

Rabindra Sangeet exponent Kalim Sharafi dead
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Kalim Sharafi, known for singing Rabindranath Tagore's songs in Bangladesh and India, died at his residence here Tuesday. He was 85, a media report said.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 2:11:22 PM

Bangladesh changes rules to detain 1971 war criminals
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) A tribunal in Bangladesh preparing to try former Islamist militants on the charge of killing unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement has amended rules to facilitate their detention.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 1:21:51 PM

'Contemporary art in Pakistan not here to stay'
Karachi, Nov 2 (IANS) Contemporary art in Pakistan was not here to stay, an eminent art critic said here.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 1:07:08 PM

Japan recalls envoy from Moscow over territorial dispute
Tokyo, Nov 2 (DPA) The Japanese government said Tuesday it would recall its ambassador from Moscow in response to a visit by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to a disputed island north-east of Japan.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 1:03:18 PM

Petroleum price hike a death blow, says Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) The steep hike in prices of petroleum products will be 'a death blow to most middle-income people', a Pakistani daily said in an editorial.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 1:03:17 PM

Extortionists, stalkers push crime graph in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Extortion and stalking have pushed up the crime graph in Bangladesh, media reports said as a Kali temple here was vandalised in dispute over extortion money.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 12:54:37 PM

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