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29 injured in China bus fire
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) As many as 29 people were wounded, including 24 severely, when a bus caught fire in Hangzhou in eastern China.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 8:28:04 PM

Terrorists rob Pakistan police station of weapons
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Suspected terrorists dressed as armymen stormed a police station in Pakistan and took away weapons, uniforms, wireless sets and other valuables, after beating six policemen and tying them with ropes.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 7:48:05 PM

We failed at the World Cup: Chile goalkeeper
Santiago, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo admitted that his team failed at the FIFA World Cup after losing to Brazil in a penalty shootout during the Round of 16 June 28.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 7:44:09 PM

New Pakistan chief justice to take oath Sunday
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Justice Nasirul Mulk will take oath Sunday as the chief justice of Pakistan.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 7:44:08 PM

Five militants killed in Pakistan air raids
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) At least five suspected militants were killed and as many militant hideouts were destroyed after jet fighters pounded parts of Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan early Saturday.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 7:26:20 PM

'Announce Afghan presidential poll result as scheduled'
Kabul, July 5 (IANS) Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai Saturday called upon the country's Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the election result according to schedule.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 7:02:17 PM

Riot-hit Myanmar city calm now
Yangon, July 5 (IANS) Communal riots-hit Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, remained calm Saturday following imposition of curfew in one more area since Friday night, the local police said.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 4:40:04 PM

Pakistani jets bomb militants' positions after ground resistance
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The Pakistani army said security forces sought air support after militants showed resistance during the ongoing ground offensive in North Waziristan Saturday.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 3:18:03 PM

Six Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 5 (IANS) Six Taliban militants were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in a clash with security forces in Jarm district of Badakhshan province 315 km northeast of Kabul, a government spokesman said Saturday.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 1:36:14 PM

Oil tankers destroyed as rockets hit Kabul
Kabul, July 5 (IANS) Several oil tankers caught fire and were reduced to ashes as three rockets fired by militants slammed into a parking lot in the western part of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, drivers at the site said.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:48:03 PM

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