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Blast at Iranian military base in Iran
Tehran, Nov 12 (IANS) An explosion Saturday hit a military base in Iran's northern Alborz province, close to capital Tehran, the country's semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 7:08:33 PM

Turkey quake toll rises to 32
Ankara, Nov 12 (IANS) The toll in the 5.6-magnitude earthquake that hit Turkey's eastern province Wednesday has increased to 32, the country's disaster and emergency management directorate said Saturday.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 5:52:33 PM

15 killed in Afghanistan road accident
Kabul, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed Saturday in a road accident involving a bus, a car and two motorcycles in Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 5:34:46 PM

Sri Lanka disappointed after losing Hambantota bid
Colombo, Nov 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday expressed disappointment after losing its bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the southern port city of Hambantota.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 4:24:27 PM

US-China military hotline eases ties
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) Top military officials of China and the US and the defence ministries of both countries have held multiple phone conversations since a hotline was set up in 2008, China's ministry of national defence has said.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 3:33:47 PM

Pakistani woman rejects Indian report on father's death
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) A Pakistani woman has termed as 'fabricated' an Indian media report saying her father had died while languishing in an Indian jail.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 1:32:02 PM

Gilani surprised by Karzai's aggressive posture
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai adopted a 'rather aggressive posture' at a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and 'bombarded us with a number of demands laced with accusations', a Pakistani minister has said.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 1:00:45 PM

Four gunned down in Pakistan court
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) At least four undertrial prisoners were gunned down Saturday at a court in the adjacent garrison town of Rawalpindi, police and eyewitnesses said.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 12:47:33 PM

Militants bomb CD shops in northwest Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Unidentified militants bombed and burnt down over a dozen stores selling music CDs in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, saying they were conducting 'un-Islamic business', officials said.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 12:25:24 PM

India signs umbrella pact with Maldives
Male (Maldives), Nov 12 (IANS) Amid China's increased foray in the Indian Ocean island, India Saturday inked an umbrella agreement with the Maldives to intensify cooperation in diverse areas, including trade and counter-terrorism, and unveiled a fresh $100 million line of credit for development of this picturesque atoll nation.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 12:11:26 PM

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