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Indian diaspora engagement meets held in Indonesia
Jakarta, July 18 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Jakarta organised two events in association with India's Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) this month to acquaint overseas Indians in Indonesia with business opportunities in India.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 1:51:48 PM

China's home prices continue to rise
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Prices of both new and existing homes continued to rise in most Chinese cities in June, according to official data released Thursday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:41:42 PM

South Korea's industrial power sales rise
Seoul, July 18 (IANS) South Korea's industrial electricity sales rose last month as power-consuming industries showed strong exports, the commerce ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:39:40 PM

Chilean presidential hopeful bows out citing depression
Santiago, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Pablo Longueira, the governing right-wing coalition's candidate in Chile's November presidential election, is withdrawing from the race due to depression, his son announced Wednesday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:21:38 PM

Jordan supports US encouraged Palestinian-Israeli talks
Amman, July 18 (IANS) King Abdullah II of Jordan said Wednesday that the Arab kingdom supports efforts by the US to resume Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:23:44 AM

Carbon monoxide poisoning kills five in China
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) At least five people died after they got poisoned by carbon monoxide at an unlicensed fish processing mill in China, authorities said Wednesday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 7:45:45 AM

Three killed in Syrian car bombing
Damascus, July 18 (IANS) At least three people were killed in a car bomb attack on the outskirts of Syria's capital city of Damascus Wednesday, the state media reported.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 7:21:44 AM

Britain to help Pakistan devise anti-terror strategy
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Britain has plans to work in partnership with Pakistan to provide expertise and support in developing counter-terrorism strategy.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 6:33:40 AM

Iran to resume n-talks after Rouhani takes charge
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran will resume nuclear talks with the world powers once the new president- elect, Hassan Rouhani, takes oath and announces a new negotiating team, the Islamic government said Wednesday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 6:07:46 AM

3,000 Sri Lankan workers return after Saudi amnesty
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Over 3,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers having expired visas returned home under a special amnesty granted by the Saudi Arabian government, an official statement here said Wednesday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:45:52 AM

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