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Bangladesh wants ex-president prosecuted, punished
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's longest serving president Hussain Mohammad Ershad had captured state power by illegal means and he should be prosecuted and punished, a senior government law officer told a court Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 6:45:28 PM

India set New Zealand 224-run target
Dambulla, Aug 25 (IANS) Virender Sehwag slammed 110 in India's score of 223 all out against New Zealand in their One-day International tri-series cricket match here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 6:17:52 PM

50 killed in Iraq blasts
Baghdad, Aug 25 (DPA) Bomb blasts primarily targeting police stations in several Iraqi cities killed at least 50 people, including 20 policemen and two children, and injured dozens Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 5:00:09 PM

Iran test-fires another missile
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) Iran has successfully test-fired a new version of the domestically-built surface-to-surface missile, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 4:44:32 PM

Suu Kyi asks supporters to boycott election
Yangon, Aug 25 (DPA) Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has urged her supporters not to vote in this year's general election, opposition sources said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 4:17:16 PM

43 killed in Iraq bomb blasts
Baghdad, Aug 25 (DPA) Bomb blasts targeting police stations in several Iraqi cities killed at least 43 people, including two children, and injured dozens Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 3:13:23 PM

Owners, workers both unhappy over Dhaka's wage fixing
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) A majority of garment factory owners in Bangladesh have opposed the fixing of minimum wages by a government board four weeks ago even as sporadic street protests by workers against the 'inadequate hike' continue to lead to violent clashes.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:43:02 PM

India elect to bat against New Zealand
Dambulla, Aug 25 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against New Zealand in the ODI tri-nation cricket series here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:36:35 PM

22 killed in bomb blasts in Iraqi cities
Baghdad, Aug 25 (DPA) Bomb blasts across Iraq killed at least 22 people, including two children, and injured dozens in key cities early Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:04:45 PM

Angelina's donation for floods surpasses Zardari's help
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has contributed $100,000 (about Pakistani Rs.8.5 million) for flood ravaged Pakistan, a move that surpasses President Asif Ali Zardari's Rs.5 million donation and the help extended by most other politicians.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 1:48:26 PM

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