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Last updated: Monday, June 26, 2017 10:34:03 PM

Xi's first visit as Chinese President to Hong Kong
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong next week to mark the 20th anniversary of its handover from Britain to China.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 3:12:03 PM

Muslims in Southeast Asia mark end of Ramadan
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Millions of people across Southeast Asia on Sunday celebrated the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:38:04 PM

Afghan President urges Taliban to join peace process
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday again urged the Taliban militants to give up fighting and join the peace and reconciliation process.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:22:04 PM

10 policemen killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) Ten policemen were killed and four others injured on Sunday when Taliban militants attacked a checkpost in Afghanistan's Herat province.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:16:03 PM

Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans
Seoul, June 25 (IANS) Seoul on Sunday urged North Korea to release six South Koreans and three Americans held in prison.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:02:04 PM

Modi encourages Khadi gifts
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Encouraging the concept of gifting Khadi handkerchieves, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Queen Elizabeth II has preserved the one presented to her by Mahatma Gandhi many decades ago.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 12:46:04 PM

Tanker blast kills 140 in Pakistan
Lahore, June 25 (IANS) At least 140 people have been burnt alive and dozens of others injured after an overturned oil tanker caught fire and exploded near Bahawalpur city in Pakistan's Punjab province, the media reported.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 12:44:05 PM

After RK's Moscow odyssey, another Kapoor blazes a trail in Russia
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Decades after Bollywood's original showman Raj Kapoor blazed a cinematic trail in Russian hearts in the erstwhile USSR, his nephew is now kicking up some snow and dust right though the soul of Russia's heartland.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 12:44:04 PM

123 killed in Pakistan tanker blast
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 123 people were killed when an oil tanker exploded after it overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday morning, police said.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 10:18:04 AM

100 killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 100 people were killed when an oil tanker caught fire after it overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday morning, police said.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 10:10:04 AM

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