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US embassy in Thailand warns of terror threat
Bangkok, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US embassy in Thailand Friday alerted American citizens that terrorists may be planning to conduct attacks in tourist areas in Bangkok in the near future.

Friday, January 13, 2012 5:29:17 PM

Gilani rejects trust vote as Zardari returns home
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) The day Pakistani President Asaf Ali Zardari returned home from a private visit to Dubai, embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday rejected out of hand a vote of confidence and asked parliament to decide whether there would be "democracy or dictatorship".

Friday, January 13, 2012 5:07:28 PM

Don''t need trust vote, not opposing any institution: Gilani
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Embattled Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday said that he does not need vote of confidence and asked parliament to decide whether there would be democracy or dictatorship.

Friday, January 13, 2012 1:49:09 PM

No need for trust vote: Pakistani PM
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday asserted that he does not need to take a trust vote in parliament.

Friday, January 13, 2012 1:13:28 PM

Apple suspends iPhone 4S sales in Beijing, Shanghai
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Apple announced Friday that its iPhone 4S smartphone will not be available in retail stores in Beijing and Shanghai "for the time being".

Friday, January 13, 2012 1:11:09 PM

Volkswagen''s China sales go up in 2011
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Volkswagen China said Friday that its auto sales rose 17.7 percent year-on-year to hit 2.26 million units in 2011.

Friday, January 13, 2012 12:29:48 PM

China launches meteorological satellite
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) China Friday successfully launched a meteorological satellite.

Friday, January 13, 2012 12:11:18 PM

South Korea''s central bank leaves key rate unchanged
Seoul, Jan 13 (IANS) The Bank of Korea (BOK) left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.25 percent Friday, keeping its rate freeze stance for a seventh straight month due to lingering uncertainties at home and abroad.

Friday, January 13, 2012 12:08:07 PM

Pakistan seeks closer ties with Bangladesh
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan says it wants to forge closer political and economic ties with Bangladesh.

Friday, January 13, 2012 12:03:37 PM

''What kind of Pakistan do Pakistanis want?''
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) What kind of Pakistan do Pakistanis want, a leading daily wondered Friday in the midst of a tense stand-off between the political leadership and the military.

Friday, January 13, 2012 11:53:18 AM

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