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Thousands of asylum seekers in Israel go on strike
Jerusalem, Jan 6 (IANS) Thousands of African asylum seekers and their supporters in Israel Sunday went on a three-day strike in Tel Aviv's main square to press for their demand of equal rights.

Monday, January 06, 2014 2:12:13 AM

Seven killed in shooting incidents in Karachi
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and several others injured in separate shooting incidents in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi Sunday, media reports said.

Monday, January 06, 2014 12:48:04 AM

200 rebels surrender to Syrian army near Damascus
Damascus, Jan 6 (IANS) At least 200 rebels surrendered to the Syrian government forces Sunday in a suburb of the capital Damascus, media reported.

Monday, January 06, 2014 12:20:04 AM

20 killed as violence mars Bangladesh elections (Roundup)
Dhaka, Jan 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many injured as violence overshadowed polling in Bangladesh's 10th parliamentary elections Sunday.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 8:30:03 PM

Elections were held properly: Bangladesh's ruling party
Dhaka, Jan 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's ruling Awami League party Sunday said the country's 10th parliamentary elections were held properly, despite the opposition's boycott.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 7:42:19 PM

11 killed in Iraq bomb attacks
Baghdad, Jan 5 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed Sunday and 45 others injured in a series of bomb attacks in Iraq's capital Baghdad Sunday, a police source said.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 7:16:21 PM

Couple murdered in Pakistan in honour killing
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) In a case of honour killing in Pakistan, a woman and her husband were Sunday shot dead by her brothers who later surrendered to the police, media reports said.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 7:16:20 PM

Bangladesh opposition calls strike again to scrap polls
Dhaka, Jan 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's 18-party opposition, led by former prime minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), has called a 48-hour back-to-back countrywide shutdown from Monday to demand for the scrapping of the 10th parliamentary elections held Sunday.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 6:38:04 PM

More suspects to be tried for baby-trafficking in China
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) More suspects involved in the case of an obstetrician trafficking seven babies, one of whom died, will go on trial Monday in China's Shanxi province.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 6:36:16 PM

300,000 observers for Afghanistan election
Kabul, Jan 5 (IANS) Afghanistan's election body has revealed that 300,000 national and international observers will monitor the country's upcoming presidential election slated for April 5, local newspapers reported Sunday.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 6:34:03 PM

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