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Mercedes-Benz to recall 1,525 faulty cars in China
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) Mercedes-Benz China will recall 1,525 cars because of their faulty fuel tank vent valves, Xinhua quoted the country's consumer quality watchdog as saying Friday.

Saturday, November 10, 2012 9:46:18 AM

Iran admits confronting US drone in Persian Gulf
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran has confirmed having confronted a US drone in the Persian Gulf last week, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, November 10, 2012 9:22:05 AM

'Obama's re-election not to influence Iranian n-programme'
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran has said the re-election of Barack Obama as the US president will not influence Tehran's nuclear programme, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, November 10, 2012 1:50:18 AM

Nine killed in Sri Lankan prison riot
Colombo, Nov 9 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 20 security personnel injured when a riot broke out at a prison here Friday.

Friday, November 09, 2012 9:46:05 PM

US bans Pakistani minister for bounty on filmmaker's head
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) The United States has banned a Pakistani minister from visiting the country over his announcement of a bounty on the head of the maker of an anti-Islam movie.

Friday, November 09, 2012 9:38:05 PM

Inmates feared dead in Sri Lankan prison riot
Colombo, Nov 9 (IANS) Some inmates were feared killed and security personnel were injured when a riot broke out at a prison here Friday.

Friday, November 09, 2012 9:02:08 PM

25 killed in Myanmar gasoline fire
Yangon, Nov 9 (IANS) At least 25 villagers were killed and 62 others were injured after gasoline tankers loaded on two train coaches overturned leading to a fire in Myanmar Friday, state TV reported.

Friday, November 09, 2012 7:38:18 PM

Canadian PM plays cricket, hockey in Bangalore
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed off his six-day visit to India on a sportive note Friday by playing cricket and hockey with students of Bishop Cotton Boys & Girls School in the heart of this tech hub.

Friday, November 09, 2012 7:10:04 PM

Sri Lanka names squad for Tests against New Zealand
Colombo, Nov 9 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Friday announced the squad that will face New Zealand in two Test matches which follow the ongoing one day series.

Friday, November 09, 2012 7:00:03 PM

China's producer price index drops
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China's producer price index (PPI), which measures inflation at the wholesale level, dropped 2.8 percent year on year in October, compared with a 3.6-percent decline in September, authorities said Friday.

Friday, November 09, 2012 12:46:03 PM

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