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South Korea's foreign reserves hit new high
Seoul, Aug 5 (IANS) South Korea's foreign reserves hit a record high last month due to an increase in the conversion value of non-dollar assets and a continued rise in investment returns, central bank data showed Monday.

Monday, August 05, 2013 2:16:08 PM

1 dead, 6 injured in China bus fire
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) One person died and six others were injured when a bus caught fire in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Monday, August 05, 2013 1:00:12 PM

Three die in Afghanistan bombing
Kabul, Aug 5 (IANS) Three civilians were killed and seven wounded when a powerful blast rocked a market Monday in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a spokesman said.

Monday, August 05, 2013 11:56:13 AM

Over 665,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN
Beirut, Aug 5 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has exceeded 665,000, the UN refugee agency said.

Monday, August 05, 2013 9:30:38 AM

Baby sold by doctor rescued in China
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) Police have recovered a newborn boy who was allegedly sold to human traffickers by an obstetrician in northwest China's Shaanxi province.

Monday, August 05, 2013 9:30:37 AM

Taiwan reports 39 animals infected with rabies
Taipei, Aug 5 (IANS) A total of 38 ferret-badgers and one Asian house shrew in Taiwan have been found infected with rabies, the island's rabies outbreak control centre said.

Monday, August 05, 2013 9:30:36 AM

US mediators to attend all sessions of Mideast talks
Ramallah, Aug 5 (IANS) US mediators would attend all sessions of the direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, which resumed in Washington, a Palestinian official has said.

Monday, August 05, 2013 6:23:56 AM

Plane skids off runway in China
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) A plane with 74 passengers onboard slid off the runway while preparing to take off at an airport in east China's Zhejiang province, but no casualties were reported, airport officials said.

Monday, August 05, 2013 2:39:59 AM

Eight killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 13 injured in separate incidents in various regions of Iraq Sunday, police said.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 9:14:00 PM

Rouhani takes oath as Iran's new president
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Hassan Rouhani Sunday took the oath of office as Iran's 7th president.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 7:41:58 PM

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