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Bangladeshis form biggest human flag for Guinness record
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi volunteers Monday formed the world's biggest national flag in a bid to breach Guinness World Record.

Monday, December 16, 2013 3:22:17 PM

Seven killed in Baghdad bomb attacks
Baghdad, Dec 16 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 41 wounded Monday morning in a series of bomb attacks, including three car bombings, across Iraq's capital Baghdad, a police source said.

Monday, December 16, 2013 3:04:09 PM

Pakistan, Sri Lanka discuss naval cooperation
Colombo, Dec 16 (IANS) Visiting Pakistani Naval Chief Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila discussed ways to boost military cooperation with Sri Lanka, the government here said Monday.

Monday, December 16, 2013 2:54:10 PM

Court reserves judgment on Musharraf travel ban
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) The Sindh High Court Monday reserved its judgment on former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's plea for removing his name from the country's exit control list.

Monday, December 16, 2013 2:52:19 PM

Three policemen killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and two others injured when a bomb exploded near a bomb disposal unit's vehicle in Pakistan's northwest Peshawar city Monday morning.

Monday, December 16, 2013 2:36:20 PM

Former president Hassan returns to Maldives
Male, Dec 16 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Waheed Hassan, who left for Hong Kong on the eve of the Nov 16 presidential elections, returned to the Maldives, media reports said Monday.

Monday, December 16, 2013 1:50:04 PM

China plans to launch Chang'e 5 in 2017
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) China plans to launch lunar probe Chang'e 5 in 2017, the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence announced Monday.

Monday, December 16, 2013 1:42:13 PM

Leader of a Shia party shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Tehrik-e-Nifaz Fiqa Jafferia (TNFJ) leader Allama Nasir Abbas was shot dead by unidentified armed men Sunday night, media reports said. His body has been shifted to a hospital for post-mortem examination.

Monday, December 16, 2013 12:10:04 PM

Nepal's CPN-Maoist party demands roundtable conference
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of Nepal (CPN-Maoist), which boycotted the Nov 19 national elections, has reiterated its demand of holding a roundtable conference to end the political deadlock in the country, the party said Monday.

Monday, December 16, 2013 11:24:03 AM

Chile's Bachelet wins presidential runoff
Santiago, Dec 16 (IANS) Chile's Electoral Service (Servel) announced Sunday that with more than 96 percent of the votes counted in the presidential runoff, socialist candidate Michelle Bachelet was leading with 62.26 percent of the ballots.

Monday, December 16, 2013 8:18:04 AM

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