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Sri Lanka military court finds former Army chief guilty
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) A military court here Friday found the former Army chief General Sarath Fonseka guilty of doing politics while still in uniform, Xinhua reported.

Friday, August 13, 2010 5:47:06 PM

Israeli diplomats worldwide cut off contacts with Mossad
Tel Aviv, Aug 13 (DPA) Israeli diplomats have cut off contact with all units of the Mossad intelligence agency, after Premier Benjamin Netanyahu took the unusual step of asking Mossad to prepare a visit abroad due to a Foreign Ministry strike, an official said Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 5:34:58 PM

TV series on Jesus banned in Lebanon after Christian anger
Beirut, Aug 13 (DPA) The final episode of an Iranian television series called 'The Messiah' was banned Friday in Lebanon, after a complaint from Catholics.

Friday, August 13, 2010 5:28:51 PM

Thousands flee as floods threaten major Pakistani city
Jacobabad (Pakistan), Aug 13 (DPA) Thousands of people were fleeing a major city in southern Pakistan after authorities issued a flood warning Friday as rescue workers attempted to get relief to millions affected across the country.

Friday, August 13, 2010 4:22:57 PM

Three hanged in Iran
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS/AKI) Three men have been hanged in public in Iran for 'endangering national security'.

Friday, August 13, 2010 2:49:00 PM

New Zealand elect to bat against Sri Lanka
Dambulla, Aug 13 (IANS) New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the ODI tri-nation cricket series here Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 2:29:51 PM

4,800 Chinese died in road accidents in July
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 4,853 people died in road accidents in China in July, the ministry of public security said Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 2:21:14 PM

UN chief to visit flood-hit Pakistan Saturday
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Pakistan Saturday to assess relief and rescue work in the flood-hit country, a media report said Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 2:15:38 PM

Indian tourists prefer upscale packages in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (IANS) Malaysian tourism industry was Friday urged to create more upscale high-quality travel packages for visitors from India, China and Middle East.

Friday, August 13, 2010 1:44:35 PM

When seven Nepal brothers served the India Army
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) In Manakamna, a town in western Nepal's Gorkha district, seven brothers will be glued to their television sets on Aug 15, India's Independence Day. The Thapa brothers have all served in the Indian Army, fighting insurgents, militants and inclement weather.

Friday, August 13, 2010 1:31:09 PM

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