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India brokers deal, Maldives parties agree for early polls
Male, Feb 16 (IANS) In a triumph of diplomacy, India Thursday succeeded in brokering a political deal in the Maldives, with all political parties agreeing to hold elections "as early as possible", paving the way for a political reconciliation in the island nation that plunged into turmoil after the resignation of president Mohamed Nasheed Feb 7.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:34:12 PM

US drone strikes kill 11 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Eleven people were killed in US drone attacks in northwest Pakistan Thursday.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:21:02 PM

Beijing has over 5 mn car owners
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) The number of registered car owners in Beijing crossed five million in February, the traffic department said Thursday.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:03:13 PM

Maldives has agreed on early election: India
Male, Feb 16 (IANS) The Maldives government has agreed to conduct "early" elections to resolve the political impasse following the dramatic regime change in the island nation, Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai said Thursday.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:42:32 PM

UAE foreign minister visits Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Thursday arrived here on an official visit.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:34:12 PM

EU experts in Sri Lanka to study dengue
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Experts from the European Union have arrived in Sri Lanka to conduct a study on the dengue epidemic, the health ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:23:22 PM

Countries issue travel advisories for Thailand
Bangkok, Feb 16 (IANS) China, the US and Britain were among several countries that have issued travel advisories for Thailand after three bombs exploded here two days ago.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 8:52:12 PM

Islamabad hosts trilateral summit
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The presidents of Afghanistan and Iran arrived here Thursday for a trilateral summit that focuses on regional cooperation, peace and stability.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 8:30:42 PM

Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Singapore have signed an agreement to boost bilateral trade and investment.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 7:23:51 PM

India may allow Pakistani investments
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) In a major step forward towards normalising business ties, the Indian government plans to bring changes in the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) to allow investments from Pakistan, a senior government official said Thursday.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 7:18:41 PM

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