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Letter that closed Zardari graft cases to be withdrawn: PM
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter that had been sent to Swiss authorities during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf told the Supreme Court Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 11:40:22 AM

Nine die in Kabul suicide bombing
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) Nine foreigners were killed Tuesday in a suicide bombing in Afghan capital of Kabul, the police said.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 10:26:14 AM

Pakistani PM appears in Supreme Court
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday appeared before the Supreme Court, which had last month given him three-weeks' time to write to Swiss authorities on reopening corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 10:04:41 AM

China seeks closer ties with Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) China has sought a comprehensive partnership with Sri Lanka that includes strengthening trade and investment ties, a top Chinese official said here.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 6:50:09 AM

India's tryst with Mars begins in November 2013
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) India's tryst with Mars will begin in November 2013 to explore the red planet's atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements, a top space official said late Monday.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 1:20:59 AM

Australia lose to England by nine runs
Colombo, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia suffered a narrow loss to England by nine runs in their second and final warm-up match for the ICC World Twenty20 here Monday.

Monday, September 17, 2012 9:23:15 PM

Dhoni happy with warm-up despite loss to Pakistan
Colombo, Sep 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh was happy with the way his boys warmed-up for the World Twenty20 despite losing the practice game to arch-rivals Pakistan by five wickets at the Premedasa Stadium here Monday.

Monday, September 17, 2012 8:00:18 PM

World Twenty20 can be anyone's
Colombo, Sep 17 (IANS) The Twenty20 World Cup starts Tuesday and there are no clear favourites in the tournament. All teams are well balanced and look evenly matched.

Monday, September 17, 2012 6:10:48 PM

Kazakh cyclist Vinokourov sells bike for $243,670
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Sep 17 (IANS) London Olympics champion Alexandre Vinokourov sold his bike at an auction for $243,670.

Monday, September 17, 2012 5:35:48 PM

Myanmar grants amnesty to over 500 prisoners
Yangon, Sep 17 (IANS) The Myanmar government Monday granted amnesty to 514 prisoners, including foreigners, said authorities.

Monday, September 17, 2012 4:44:36 PM

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