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Pakistan removes naval base commander after attack
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The commander of a Pakistani naval air base in Karachi has been removed from his post following a terrorist attack on the facility that left 14 people dead, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 5:30:29 PM

Chinese woman cuts open her belly to save surgery cost
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) A Chinese woman cut open her stomach with a kitchen knife to relieve fluid accumulation so that she didn't have to pay the surgery cost, a media report said.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 4:14:25 PM

China for caution over death penalty
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China's top court has said that all death penalty cases will carry two years reprieve, with the exception of those criminals condemned to immediate execution.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:43:49 PM

Chinese man executed in 1996 was innocent
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) A man executed in China 15 years ago for rape and murder was probably innocent, the Shanghai Daily reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:18:13 PM

China calls for tsunami warning system
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China has proposed a tsunami warning system linking countries in the South China Sea region, China Daily reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:09:30 PM

Two militants killed in Kashmir gunfight
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Two guerrillas were killed in a seven-hour gun battle

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 2:45:04 PM

More IAF climbers summit Everest
Kathmandu/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian tricolour and Indian Air Force (IAF) flags flew atop Mt Everest once more Wednesday as five more climbers from the IAF expedition summited the world's highest peak before finally calling it a day due to inclement weather.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 2:06:14 PM

Religious row grows in Nepal as Hindus call closure
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) With only three days left for a potential constitutional upheaval, Nepal's beleaguered communist government now faces religious tension as well with Hindu groups shutting down mid-western Nepal Wednesday as part of a two-day general strike.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 1:16:54 PM

Pakistan under attack from terrorists, US: Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan was being attacked both by terrorists and the US, says former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 11:52:41 AM

Foreigners fired at during evacuation from Karachi base
Karachi, May 25 (IANS) The foreigners, who were at a key military base here when terrorists struck Sunday night, were fired at while they were being evacuated, a media report said.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 11:34:13 AM

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