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'Pakistan to talk to Hakimullah if he renounces violence'
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan government has said it is ready to hold talks with the banned terror outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Hakimullah Mehsud, provided he renounces violence.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 11:46:04 AM

Eight killed in Karachi violence
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Unidentified men killed eight people in different parts of Pakistan's port city of Karachi on the New Year eve, Geo News reported.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 11:26:05 AM

Candle-light march in Lahore for terror victims in 2012
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) On the occasion of New Year eve, various organisations in Pakistan's Lahore city remembered people killed in terror attacks in 2012 by taking out a candle-light march as a tribute.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 10:20:09 AM

Sri Lanka deports 100-strong Taiwanese extortion gang
Colombo, Jan 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka deported 100-strong extortion gang of Chinese of Taiwanese origin involved in a multi million yuan racket. Seventy four males and 26 females belonging to the gang operating from Colombo and its suburbs were deported to Taiwan on Monday (Dec 31) on court order.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 9:56:05 AM

Five dead in Shanghai construction accident
Beijing, Jan 1 (IANS) At least five workers died and 18 others injured after an under construction concrete platform of a building collapsed in China's Shanghai city, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 9:36:16 AM

Iran test-fires missiles, torpedoes
Tehran, Jan 1 (IANS) The Iranian Navy has "successfully" test-fired missiles and torpedoes in an ongoing naval drill, the official media reported.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 3:06:05 AM

Pakistan frees four Afghan Taliban leaders
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan has freed four senior Taliban leaders, including a former justice minister, at the request of the Afghan government.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 2:48:08 AM

Eight die in China car crash
Beijing, Jan 1 (IANS) Eight people died in China early Monday when their car rammed into a sand truck, authorities said.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 12:54:07 AM

Coal trading goes online in China
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) Coal traders in north China's Shanxi province, which accounts for nearly one-fourth of the country's entire coal production, will now be able to make their transactions online, authorities said Monday.

Monday, December 31, 2012 6:24:08 PM

Chinese man beats son to death
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) A man in China's Guangdong province has been detained for beating his six-year-old son to death after being tired of learning about the boy's bad behavior at school.

Monday, December 31, 2012 5:58:13 PM

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