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Militants may exploit flood-affected children: Zardari
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and a top US senator have warned that militants may exploit orphans and children of flood-affected people for their terror activities.

Friday, August 20, 2010 3:19:44 PM

New Zealand to field against Sri Lanka
Dambulla, Aug 20 (IANS) New Zealand won the toss and decided to field against Sri Lanka in the fourth One-day International of the tri-nation series here Friday.

Friday, August 20, 2010 2:58:11 PM

US military lowers troop figure in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 20 (DPA) The US military command in Baghdad said Friday that the number of forces still in Iraq was 52,000, lower than the figure given the day before under the final pullout of combat troops.

Friday, August 20, 2010 2:23:02 PM

Youth Olympics should limit cost to hosts, says IOC
Singapore, Aug 20 (DPA) The vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Friday warned against making excessive financial demands on hosts of the Youth Olympic Games, after costs for the inaugural event in Singapore went more than three times over budget.

Friday, August 20, 2010 2:15:30 PM

Tamil school saved from closure in Malaysia
Ipoh (Malaysia), Aug 20 (IANS) A decades-old Tamil school near here will not be closed down to respect the sentiments of the ethnic Indians who had planned protects to preserve their heritage.

Friday, August 20, 2010 1:02:38 PM

Malaysian court declines Hindu widow's appeal
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (IANS) A Malaysian court Friday rejected the appeal of a Hindu widow to determine the religious status of her husband who was buried as a Muslim five years ago.

Friday, August 20, 2010 12:43:17 PM

North Korea agrees with China on return to talks
Seoul, Aug 20 (DPA) North Korea said it is in agreement with China that the six-nation talks on its nuclear weapons programme should be resumed.

Friday, August 20, 2010 11:46:23 AM

Pakistan floods: newborns likely to be malnourished
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistani health officials fear that the more than 85,000 babies expected to be born in the country's flood-affected areas over the next six months will be malnourished because of scarce food supply.

Friday, August 20, 2010 10:56:19 AM

Bangladesh asks Zia's son to surrender
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has refused to extend the parole of opposition leader Khaleda Zia's son Arafat Rahman Koko, living in Bangkok for over two years, and asked him to surrender before a court by Aug 31.

Friday, August 20, 2010 9:30:38 AM

Man kills five relatives in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Aug 20 (DPA) A Cambodian man killed five family members and injured three others after they prevented him from raping his 16-year-old sister-in-law, local media reported Friday.

Friday, August 20, 2010 9:21:32 AM

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