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Golfer Jakraphan seals maiden win at Sarawak Masters
Kuching (Malaysia), Oct 6 (IANS) Thailand's Jakraphan Premsirigorn claimed his breakthrough win on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) after defeating local hope Nicholas Fung by one shot at the PGM MNRB Sarawak Masters Sunday.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 3:30:04 PM

Visa facilitation to create 2.6 mn jobs in APEC nations: Report
Bali, Oct 6 (IANS) The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies could create 2.6 million more jobs and generate $89 billion by promoting visa facilitation by 2016, said a study released Sunday.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 2:56:10 PM

Two car bombs strike Iraq village, many killed
Baghdad, Oct 6 (IANS) Two car bombs went off at a village near the city of Tal Afar in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh Sunday, killing and wounding dozens of people, a local official told Xinhua.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 2:48:03 PM

China hands over election material to Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) The Chinese embassy in Kathmandu here Sunday handed over poll-related material provided by the government of China to Nepal's Election Commission.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 2:44:04 PM

Bangladesh's Q1 remittances reach $3 bn
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS) Bangladeshis living and working abroad remitted home more than $3 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal, a central bank official said Sunday.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 2:22:05 PM

Assad won't negotiate with 'terrorists'
Damascus, Oct 6 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he is ready for the Geneva-II conference on Syria, stressing, however, that he will not negotiate with "terrorists".

Sunday, October 06, 2013 1:44:03 PM

Another candidate in Afghan presidential poll fray
Kabul, Oct 6 (IANS) Afghan political figure Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai Sunday registered with the country's Independent Election Commission (IEC), launching his bid for the upcoming presidential elections, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 1:14:04 PM

Three soldiers killed in Pakistan bombing
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) At least three soldiers were killed and eight others injured in a bomb attack in Pakistan Sunday.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 11:40:04 AM

Heavy fog shuts China expressways, airports
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Heavy fog that shrouded most parts of China Sunday has forced the authorities to close down several airports and expressways.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 11:06:05 AM

China to monitor smog impact on health
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) China will build a nation-wide network within three-five years to monitor the impact of air pollution on health, an official said.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 10:20:03 AM

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