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Pakistani boxing official shot dead
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) A three-time Olympic boxer and a senior sports official of Pakistan was gunned down in Quetta, Dawn News reported Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2011 12:08:42 PM

China to beef up maritime forces
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) China will strengthen its offshore surveillance forces to ensure that its maritime interests are fully protected, an official said.

Friday, June 17, 2011 12:08:29 PM

Pakistan assures US of probing intelligence loopholes
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan has assured the US that it would investigate how its intelligence agencies failed to detect that Osama bin Laden was living in the country, a media report said.

Friday, June 17, 2011 11:25:12 AM

Stand by Pakistan's security forces: Malik tells countrymen
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has urged the people not to criticise the military, and to stand by the country's security forces.

Friday, June 17, 2011 11:12:48 AM

Pakistan not in favour of discussing Mumbai attack
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan has said fresh evidence regarding the 2008 Mumbai attack should not be discussed at the foreign secretary-level talks with India and the discussions should include the Kashmir issue, Dawn News reported.

Friday, June 17, 2011 11:06:01 AM

120,000 evacuated in China after breach in dykes
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) Over 120,000 people were moved to safer places after continuous rains caused two dykes to breach in an eastern China province, officials said Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2011 10:58:14 AM

Work at hospital, get free cosmetic surgery in China
Shanghai, June 17 (IANS) University students in China who are willing to work as hospital interns in Shanghai for a month would now be able to get free cosmetic surgery.

Friday, June 17, 2011 10:15:15 AM

Explosion in Israel kills three
Jerusalem, June 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 10 suffered injuries late Thursday night in an explosion in a central Israeli city, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2011 6:57:15 AM

Saina Nehwal knocked out of Singapore Open
Singapore, June 16 (IANS) Defending champion and fourth seed Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Singapore Open Super Series badminton after losing to Cheng Chieh Shao of Chinese Taipei 21-8, 10-21, 19-21 in the second round here Thursday.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:38:48 PM

Pakistan Navy launches warship
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy Thursday launched its fourth F-22P Frigate built with Chinese assistance during a ceremony in Karachi.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:09:34 PM

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