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Israel, US to begin air defence drill
Jerusalem, Oct 18 (IANS) The US and Israel plan to hold their largest joint air defence exercise.

Thursday, October 18, 2012 3:44:09 AM

'EU sanctions on Iran to harm European economy'
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iran has said the new European Union sanctions against the Islamic republic would further destabilise the already-worsening European economy, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:48:00 PM

India, Australia announce launch of n-deal negotiations
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Marking a turnaround in their bilateral ties,

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:22:14 PM

China's electricity consumption slows
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) China's power consumption growth slowed further in September as factory activity and industrial output posted weaker increases amid the economic downturn, said authorities.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:55:10 PM

Chinese couple's frugal lifestyle triggers debate
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) A couple who spend a little over 10 percent of their monthly wage have become a hot topic among young Chinese netizens.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:49:41 PM

Mo Yan's new book debuts
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) A new book by Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan hit the Chinese market Wednesday amid "Mo-mania" that has been sweeping the country since his success last week.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:28:47 PM

Absurd, says Pakistani daily on dual nationality of peons
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Wednesday described as "absurd" the Punjab government's attempt to find out the dual nationality of all government employees, including gardeners and peons. They may overhear "what we really think about China while they are watering the plants or fetching tea", it added in jest.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:29:26 AM

China moves to save key bird habitat
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) China plans to increase protection of the wetlands around Poyang Lake, the country's largest freshwater lake and a major bird habitat.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:31:23 AM

13 more killed in Karachi violence
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 13 more people were killed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday in a spiralling violence blamed on target killings and abductions.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:28:54 AM

Israeli election to be held Jan 22
Tel-Aviv, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel's parliament has voted to dissolve itself ahead of schedule and set Jan 22 as the date for the next elections, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 10:45:46 PM

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