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Nordic telecom major's Nepal freebie gets animal lovers' goat
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Following the advice that when in Nepal, do as Nepalis do has landed Nordic telecom giant TeliaSonera in the midst of a controversy in the country.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 3:03:32 PM

Nepal's ex-king says it all in a few words
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) As he started his dynasty's ritual worship of Dashain, Nepal's biggest Hindu festival, the country's deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is still smarting under a fierce sense of injustice, two years after parliament formally declared an end to his 240-year-old monarchy.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 1:40:14 PM

Man thought to be Karachi suicide bomber walks home!
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) One of the two men suspected to be involved in Thursday's suicide attack on a shrine in Pakistan's Karachi city has returned home, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 1:23:12 PM

Pakistan opposition cries foul over anti-graft body chief
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Pakistan's opposition leaders are upset over the appointment of a new chairman for the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the country's apex anti-corruption organization, and they want to challenge it. The NAB chairman, at the direction of the Supreme Court, was required to write a letter to Swiss authorities for re-opening of corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, who is accused of stashing away millions in Swiss banks.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 1:10:18 PM

Nobel Peace Prize serves anti-China purpose: Chinese daily
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS)The Nobel Peace Prize has been 'degraded to a political tool that serves an anti-China purpose' and is an attempt 'to impose Western values on China', an editorial in a Chinese daily said after a leading political dissident was awarded the prestigious prize.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 11:13:09 AM

Nobel laureate's wife forced to leave Beijing
Beijing, Oct 9 (DPA) Chinese police have forced the wife of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo to leave Beijing and are believed to have taken her to the northeastern city of Jinzhou, where her husband is imprisoned, reports said Saturday.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 9:45:48 AM

27 more NATO oil tankers destroyed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Twenty-seven more oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan were destroyed by gunmen in Pakistan, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 8:59:26 AM

Gunmen attack NATO tankers in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Several NATO oil tankers were destroyed Saturday when unknown armed men attacked them in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 7:56:43 AM

US drone strike kills seven suspected militants
Islamabad, Oct 9 (DPA) At least seven alleged militants were killed when suspected US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at a compound in Pakistan's troubled tribal region along the Afghan border Friday, security officials said.

Saturday, October 09, 2010 1:12:22 AM

Rights groups hail 'worthy winner' of Nobel prize
Beijing, Oct 8 (DPA) International rights groups hailed Friday's first Chinese citizen to win the Nobel Peace prize as a 'worthy winner' and urged Western governments to use the award to keep up pressure on China to release him from prison.

Friday, October 08, 2010 8:39:31 PM

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