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19 killed in Nigerian building collapse
Abuja, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed when a three-storey building collapsed in Nigeria's capital Abuja, police said Thursday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 5:10:22 AM

Chinese students form longest human chain
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) As many as 10,267 high school students in China Thursday formed a rectangular chain, entering the Guinness World Records for making the world's longest human domino chain.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 9:43:50 PM

2,000-year-old gold coin found in Israel
Jerusalem, Aug 12 (DPA) Archaeologists working in Israel have uncovered a rare 2,200-year-old gold coin, the heaviest and with the highest contemporary value of any found in excavations in the country, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced Thursday.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 8:41:36 PM

Dhaka High Court asks government to control population
Dhaka, Aug 12 (IANS) Asking the Bangladesh government to take measures to control the country's population, the Dhaka High Court Thursday sought details of the population growth in the last 10 years.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 8:17:37 PM

Coalition forces kill 20 Taliban in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 12 (DPA) Afghan and US-led coalition forces killed more than 20 Taliban insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, the military said Thursday.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 7:15:23 PM

Flood-hit Pakistanis observe Ramadan fast in relief camps
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Millions of flood-affected Pakistani Muslims living in various relief camps began their month-long fast with little or no arrangements of eatables which are consumed before dawn everyday during the holy month of Ramadan.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 5:28:32 PM

Shoes thrown at Zardari: Pakistani media battles government
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) A pair of shoes hurled at Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari during his Britain visit threaten to pit the Pakistani media against the government with TV channels charging the ruling elite of victimising them for airing the incident.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 3:49:54 PM

China launches probe into milk powder controversy
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) China Thursday launched a probe into claims that milk powder produced by a Chinese company caused infant girls to grow breasts.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 2:56:11 PM

China to relocate 330,000 for water project
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Over 330,000 people in two provinces in China would be relocated by 2014 to make way for one of the country's biggest water diversion projects.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 2:41:46 PM

Pakistan rivers in spate
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Rivers in Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces reached 'exceptionally high' levels Thursday and may soon inundate low-lying areas, as the country grappled with its worst ever floods that have affected over 14 million people.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 1:35:08 PM

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