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Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for mosque attack
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS/AKI) Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in northwest Pakistan in which over 60 people were killed, saying their target was the 'peace council members'.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 8:35:17 PM

Happy birthday for Ivanovic with win into Bali final
Bali (Indonesia), Nov 6 (DPA) Ana Ivanovic celebrated her 23rd birthday with a fighting 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2 win over Kimiko Date Krumm Saturday which took her into the final of the Bali Tournament of Champions against Alisa Kleybanova.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 6:27:28 PM

Indonesian volcano rumbles, flights cancelled
Jakarta, Nov 6 (DPA) Indonesia's Mount Merapi rumbled Saturday, a day after the volcano's eruptions killed dozens of people and forced thousands to flee to emergency shelters.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 6:01:03 PM

MQM leader's burial in Karachi sparks shutdown, violence
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) The body of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Farooq, murdered in Britain in September, was laid to rest Saturday near his ancestral home in southern port city of Karachi amid tight security.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 6:01:01 PM

Yemeni court orders 'forcible arrest' of US-born cleric
Sanaa, Nov 6 (DPA) A Yemeni state security court Saturday ordered the 'forcible arrest' of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, wanted by the US for links to Al Qaeda.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 5:28:12 PM

Food lovers feel the pinch as China bans barbecues
Beijing, Nov 6 (IANS) Barbecue food lovers are getting a little agitated as major barbecue venues in China's southern Guangzhou city were closed down to ensure good air quality for the upcoming 2010 Asian Games and Asian Para Games.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 5:17:52 PM

Election fraud complaints against Myanmar junta party
Yangon, Nov 6 (DPA) Pro-democracy parties contesting Myanmar's general election registered several complaints Saturday against the proxy party of the ruling junta for allegedly committing fraud of collecting advance votes -- a day ahead of the poll.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 5:17:17 PM

Ousted Nepal king may try wedding diplomacy in India
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra is headed towards India on a nearly three-week long visit that is expected to drum up family and social support for the country's abolished monarchy.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 2:44:59 PM

India asks Nepal about clandestine Maoist training
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) The Indian government has taken up with the Nepal government the issue of Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas providing arms and political training to India's Maoists and has provided what it says are details about the training.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 2:01:51 PM

Yemeni court orders 'forcible arrest' of US-born cleric
Sanaa (Yemen), Nov 6 (DPA) A Yemeni state security court Saturday ordered the 'forcible arrest' of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi, wanted by the US dead or alive for links to Al Qaeda.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 1:47:16 PM

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