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Iran frees human rights activist
Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Iran has freed a human rights activist along with a number of opposition activists arrested in 2009.

Friday, September 20, 2013 1:06:05 AM

'Lebanon lost $7.5 billion due to Syrian crisis'
Beirut, Sep 19 (IANS) A World Bank report estimated economic losses to Lebanon resulting from the Syrian crisis since 2011 to be around $7.5 billion, a Lebanese daily reported Thursday.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:16:10 PM

Pakistan minister promises consultations with all
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Thursday said the government would consult all political parties and the army on decisions of national importance, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 9:10:04 PM

US supporting Al Qaida: Syria (Roundup)
Damascus/Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS) The Syrian foreign ministry Thursday accused the US and its Western allies of supporting the Al Qaida in Syria as 19 people were killed in blasts that ripped through two buses in the strife-torn country.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:52:09 PM

India concerned over police intrusion in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Kathmandu Thursday said it is concerned over the recent intrusion by an Indian police team into Nepali territory on the pretext of searching for criminals.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:20:04 PM

Minor assaulted by principal in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A four-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by his school principal in Pakistan's Faisalabad city, triggering protests by family members and residents Thursday, a leading Pakistani daily reported.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:04:03 PM

Japan PM pledges Fukushima cleanup before Tokyo 2020
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday ordered the decommissioning of two more reactors at the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 7:32:11 PM

PM commissions NTPC's 2,980 MW plant in Chhattisgarh
Sipat (Chhattisgarh), Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday commissioned the NTPC's 2,980 MW Super Thermal Power Station to the nation at a grand function held at Sipat, in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:56:10 PM

Bangladesh's Islamist party leader killed in clash
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) An activist of the Jamaat-e-Islami party was killed and dozens others were injured in a clash between police and the Islamist party supporters in Bangladesh's Meherpur district Thursday, media reported.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:24:03 PM

Nepal army to invest in service industries
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) With nothing much to do on the security front, Nepal's national army proposes to turn entrepreneur with a $50 million investment in service-oriented industries in the first phase, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:58:04 PM

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