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Serbia win bronze in World GP Finals
Sapporo (Japan), Sep 1 (IANS) European champions Serbia Sunday won the bronze medal with a 3-2 (22-25, 25-23, 20-25, 25-16, 15-11) victory over Italy in the last day of the World Grand Prix Women's Volleyball Finals.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 2:32:11 PM

Sri Lanka ready to probe UN claims
Colombo, Sep 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka Sunday said it was ready to investigate the allegations raised by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, who said that some people she met during her visit to the country had been threatened.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 2:26:07 PM

Brazil win women's volleyball GP Finals
Sapporo (Japan), Sep 1 (IANS) Brazil beat China in straight sets 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-20) to win the FIVB Women's Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals here Sunday.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 2:24:03 PM

Eight Afghans killed in bombing
Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) Eight Afghan workers of a local mining company were killed and five others wounded when a roadside bomb hit their vehicle in eastern Parwan province, a media report said.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 2:22:06 PM

China mining accident kills one
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) One miner was killed and eight were trapped in a coal and gas outburst at a mine Sunday in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 1:58:03 PM

23 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) Twenty-three militants have been killed in separate military operations across Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 1:38:03 PM

17 killed in Iraq attacks
Baghdad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least 17 people, among them five policemen , have been killed and 25 others wounded in separate attacks in Iraq, police said.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 12:08:03 PM

China's manufacturing sees hefty rebound
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing sector posted a strong recovery in August, offering further signs that the world's second largest economy is walking out of the shadows of protracted slowdown, reports Xinhua.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 12:02:04 PM

South Korea's trade surplus doubles
Seoul, Sep 1 (IANS) South Korea's trade surplus on solid exports doubled in August from the previous month as a result of strong export growth, a government report said Sunday.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 11:42:07 AM

Iran warns of possible Syrian war's spillover
Damascus, Sep 1 (IANS) Iran has warned that any war on Syria would have repercussions on the entire region.

Sunday, September 01, 2013 10:28:03 AM

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