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China floods toll rises to 136
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have claimed 136 lives and affected over 10 million people in south China, a government office said Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 3:24:13 PM

14 militants lay down arms in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 20 (IANS) Fourteen Taliban militants laid down their arms and joined the government-initiated peace process in Afghanistan's Herat province, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 2:33:38 PM

Saina triumphs at Singapore to win second Super Series title
Singapore, June 20 (IANS) India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal won her second Super Series title when she beat a fighting Tzu Ying Tai of Chinese Taipei 21-18, 21-15 to win the Singapore Open badminton tournament here Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 1:39:07 PM

Publication of former China premier's Tiananmen diary halted
Hong Kong, June 20 (DPA) Publication of a diary by China's former premier Li Peng detailing events leading up to the 1989 Beijing crackdown on democracy activists has been halted, a news report said Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 12:46:28 PM

Pressure on Malaysian Indian politicians to quit party posts
Kuala Lumpur, June 20 (IANS) Two of Malaysia's veteran Indian politicians are being nudged to quit their top party posts ahead of the 2013 elections. Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said he wants new leaders to take over constituent parties.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 12:40:02 PM

Chinese tourists to Taiwan set to top one million in 2010
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) The number of Chinese tourists travelling to Taiwan is expected to reach one million in 2010 after the January-May figure shot up 90 percent compared with the corresponding period last year, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 11:36:10 AM

Saina wins Singapore Open
Singapore, June 20 (IANS) India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal beat Tzu Ying Tai of Chinese Taipei 21-18, 21-15 to win the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament here Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 11:34:19 AM

Iran executes militant group leader
Tehran, June 20 (IANS) Iran Sunday executed a leader of a Pakistan-based terrorist group, the Iranian state-run Press TV reported.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 10:59:48 AM

Chinese parents oppose children's internet use
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Many parents in China are not in favour of their children using the internet and a majority of them worry that surfing the net could adversely affect children's studies, a new study has said.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 9:21:35 AM

Lonely in Moscow? Just hire a friend
Moscow, June 20 (IANS) Moscow as a city is called 'tough' and 'cold' and it is difficult to find friends here, especially for people from outside town who work in offices throughout the day. But now agencies in the Russian capital are offering friends for hire.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 9:05:58 AM

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