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Diaspora meet sees greater footfall, but little communication (News Analysis)
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) People who came from across the world to attend the 12th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual gathering of the Indian diaspora that concluded here Thursday, say, though the event is gaining steam every year, they found a lack of communication among the participants.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:58:03 PM

South Korea, US strike defence cost sharing deal
Seoul, Jan 12 (IANS) South Korea and the US reached an agreement Sunday to share annual defence costs for the 28,500 US troops stationed here, according to sources with South Korean foreign ministry.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 9:46:13 AM

Highly irradiated fish caught near crippled Japan N-plant
Tokyo, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Japanese authorities have detected radiation levels 124 times higher than the accepted limit in a fish caught in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, a media report said.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 9:08:04 AM

Iran insists on right to use advanced centrifuges
Tehran, Jan 12 (IANS) Carrying out researches and using advanced centrifuges are indispensable right of Iran, the Iranian atomic chief Ali-Akbar Salehi said Saturday.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 7:10:05 AM

Syrian troops kill 40 rebels in Aleppo
Damascus, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 40 rebels were killed Saturday by Syrian troops in the country's northern province of Aleppo, state media reported.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 7:08:03 AM

Most detainees in US run prison are innocent: Afghanistan
Kabul, Jan 12 (IANS) Afghanistan government said Saturday that most of the inmates languishing in a US run prison, near Kabul, were innocent and only a few of them could actually be charged.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 5:30:07 AM

Abbas to respond to Israel's settlement activities
Ramallah, Jan 12 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas vowed Saturday to respond to Israel's continued settlement activities on Palestinian lands occupied by the Jewish state within 48 hours.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 5:30:06 AM

60 killed in Iraqi province in two weeks
Baghdad, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 60 people were killed and 297 injured in clashes between security forces and militant groups in Iraq's Anbar province in the last two weeks, an official and a police source said Saturday.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 4:54:03 AM

EU 's Ashton invited to visit Iran
Tehran, Jan 12 (IANS) Iranian government has invited the European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to visit Tehran, the country's foreign minister said here Saturday.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 3:22:17 AM

Ariel Sharon's funeral to be held Monday
Tel Aviv, Jan 12 (IANS) The state funeral of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon will be held Monday, his family said. He passed away Saturday at a medical centre after being comatose for eight years.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 1:42:12 AM

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