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Gas leak in China kills seven
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) At least seven workers were killed in a coal mine gas leak in southwest China's Guizhou province Thursday, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 11:58:57 PM

Karachi violence toll climbs to 47
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The unabated violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi has claimed 47 lives in the last two days, a media report said.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:48:35 PM

Anna fever may grip Pakistan too: daily
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The time may have come for an Anna Hazare type campaign against corruption in Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper said Thursday.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:31:33 PM

China surges ahead with economic diplomacy in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) A massive 60-member Chinese delegation headed by President Hu Jintao's special envoy wound up their three-day formal visit to Nepal Thursday with the message that Beijing would now be surging ahead with economic diplomacy, much as it has been doing in Africa.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 3:01:33 PM

UFO seen at China airport
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Air traffic at an airport in China was restricted for about an hour after a UFO was spotted over it, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 2:24:30 PM

Indian filmmaker ruffles feathers in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) An Indian filmmaker, who followed the trail of migrant Nepali labourers from poverty-racked farwestern Nepal to India's glamour and business capital Mumbai and their return home carrying HIV from the Indian city's red-light areas, has ruffled feathers in Nepal for his unmitigated chronicling of the cycle of tragedy.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 2:08:44 PM

30 percent of Chinese return from abroad
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A large proportion of Chinese students who go abroad to pursue their studies choose to stay back with only about 30 percent returning home, a media report here said.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 1:51:59 PM

Chinese, US vice presidents hold talks
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Joe Biden held talks Thursday morning in Beijing, with both delivering messages of cooperation.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 1:22:52 PM

Pakistan mulls de-radicalisation programme
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan plans to begin a national de-radicalisation programme to tackle fundamentalism and extremism in the country, authorities said.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 12:04:43 PM

US begins probe into American's abduction in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) US has begin its own investigation into the kidnapping of an American in Lahore.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 12:04:23 PM

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