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Air strike kills 20 Taliban militants in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 20 Taliban militants were killed in air strikes on the militants' hideout in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province, authorities said Saturday.

Saturday, October 17, 2009 3:54:26 PM

In world's largest refugee camp, life goes on
Dadaab (Kenya), Oct 17 (DPA) Shueb Mohamed Hassan stands beneath a shady tree, alternating between chatting with his friend, fiddling with his mobile phone and sneaking glances at two girls seated nearby.

Saturday, October 17, 2009 1:48:43 PM

Hundreds being tossed across Bangladesh-Myanmar border: Report
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) Bangladesh and Myanmar are tossing hundreds of Muslim tribal Rohingya families across their border, where they are reinforcing troops for the past one week, a media report said.

Friday, October 16, 2009 10:49:46 AM

Bangladesh politician in tax net after falling out with Hasina
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) A senior leader and lawmaker of the ruling Awami League (AL) is in trouble with the tax authorities after falling out with party chief and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Friday, October 16, 2009 10:17:02 AM

Strong quake rocks Indonesia's Sulawesi island
Jakarta, Oct 16 (DPA) A magnitude-6.1 earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Friday, October 16, 2009 6:13:39 AM

Bopanna, Lu beaten in Tashkent Challenger
Tashkent, Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian challenge at the $125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger series ended Thursday with second seeds Rohan Bopanna and Hsun Yen Lu going down to the local pair of Denis Istomin and Murad Inoyatov in the men's doubles semifinals.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 7:41:56 PM

Strong quake rocks Indonesia province
Jakarta, Oct 15 (IANS) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale Thursday jolted the Papua province in eastern Indonesia, officials said.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 6:57:17 PM

Over 20 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) Twenty-two Taliban militants were killed in fighting with the security forces in southern Afghanistan, the police said Thursday.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 6:08:37 PM

China sentences six more to death over July riots
Urumqi (China), Oct 15 (IANS) A court in China sentenced six more people to death for murder and other crimes during riots here in July, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 5:40:05 PM

Plan to build fiber-optic line between US and Cuba
Miami, Oct 15 (EFE) A Miami-based telecommunications company has said it plans to build an underwater fiber-optic cable linking the US and Cuba.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 2:39:04 PM

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