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Paris, Tehran blast Iran media insults of Carla Bruni
Tehran/Paris, Aug 31 (DPA) Both the Iranian and French governments Tuesday condemned the Iranian media for calling the French first lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, 'immoral' and a 'prostitute'.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 7:31:52 PM

Bombs kill five foreign troops in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 31 (DPA) Five foreign soldiers were killed Tuesday in Afghanistan in two roadside bombings and a militant attack, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 7:30:26 PM

Man jailed wrongly, gets $129,800 compensation
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) A man in China, who was jailed for almost nine years for a murder which he didn't commit, will get 890,000 Yuan ($129,800) from the government as compensation, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 6:24:12 PM

For plot to kill Musharraf, six get life imprisonment
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) An anti-terrorist court in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city Tuesday sentenced six men to life imprisonment for plotting to carry out a suicide attack to kill former president Pervez Musharraf in 2008.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 6:04:14 PM

Six get life term for plotting Musharraf's murder
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) An anti-terrorist court in Rawalpindi, the twin city of this Pakistan capital city, Tuesday sentenced six people to life imprisonment for plotting a suicide attack to kill former president Pervez Musharraf in 2008.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 5:34:02 PM

'Pakistan should not accept Indian aid even through UN'
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Pakistan should not accept the Indian aid of $5 million for flood victims, or even have any kind of ties with its neighbour unless India allows the Kashmiri people to determine their own future, an editorial in a Pakistani paper said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 5:22:23 PM

Pakistan to fix cricketers after Scotland Yard probe
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik Tuesday said the government will take strong action against the cricketers found involved in spot-fixing.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 4:48:44 PM

PCB not to suspend cricketers till investigations are over
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Tuesday that none of the four players accused of 'spot fixing' in the Lords Test match in England will be suspended from the squad till investigations by Scotland Yard are over.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 4:48:23 PM

Mazhar's roots are in Faisalabad
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy Moonshi Mohallah of Faisalabad suddenly gained global attention as alleged British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 4:22:54 PM

Aliens exist but are yet to visit earth
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) Extra-terrestrial beings do exist but they have not yet come to visit our planet, and the best way to communicate with aliens is to send radio signals, a top Chinese official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 3:06:37 PM

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