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Jordan king urges measures to preserve status quo in Jerusalem
Amman, Nov 14 (IANS) King Abdullah II of Jordan Thursday urged Israel to take immediate and practical measures to preserve the status quo in Jerusalem, especially regarding al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, media reported.

Friday, November 14, 2014 3:12:19 AM

Hamas warns of war with Israel if reconstruction obstructed
Gaza, Nov 14 (IANS) The armed wing of Islamic Hamas movement warned Thursday of another war with Israel, in case the process of reconstruction in the Gaza Strip is obstructed.

Friday, November 14, 2014 2:42:29 AM

Pakistani Taliban splinter group releases Wagah bomber's pictures
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) A splinter group of Pakistani Taliban Thursday released pictures of a suicide bomber, who had killed nearly 60 people at Wagah border.

Friday, November 14, 2014 2:30:24 AM

After Myanmar, Modi leaves for Australia
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi left here Thursday night for Australia on the second leg of his three-nation tour.

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:00:04 AM

Saarc satellite services to cover Myanmar: Modi
Nai Pyi Taw, Nov 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Thursday that the services of a Saarc satellite that he had proposed earlier this year will be extended to Myanmar as well.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:22:10 PM

Modi calls for rejecting linkages between religion, terrorism (Roundup)
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday spoke strongly on the issue of terrorism at the East Asia Summit, calling for a "genuinely international partnership against all terrorism" and to reject any linkage between religion and terrorism.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:02:09 PM

51 IS militants killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) A total of 51 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrikes and clashes with Iraqi security forces in Iraq's central province of Salahudin Thursday, a provincial security source said.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 8:10:04 PM

World looking at India with changed eyes: Modi
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 13 (IANS) The whole world is now seeing India with changed eyes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while addressing the Indian community here Thursday.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 8:06:06 PM

Indian army chief conferred honorary Nepal Army title
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav Thursday conferred the honorary title of General of the Nepal Army upon visiting Indian Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh at a function organised at the President's Office.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 8:06:05 PM

6 Vietnamese footballers banned over match fixing allegation
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Nov 13 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decided to ban six Vietnamese players from playing continental matches, following a suspension from domestic football the local federation imposed on them in July this year for allegedly fixing a league game in return for over $15,000.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 8:02:07 PM

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