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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:38:03 PM

Toll in Japan landslides hits 63
Tokyo, Aug 26 (IANS) The toll in rain-triggered landslides in the Japanese city of Hiroshima rose to 63 Tuesday, while 25 people remained missing.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:12:16 PM

13 killed in China bus accident
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed Tuesday in a bus-truck collision in China's Gansu province.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:48:03 PM

Protests continue in Islamabad's Constitution Avenue
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Protesters Tuesday continued to occupy Islamabad's Constitution Avenue despite the Supreme Court's order to vacate the area, Dawn online reported.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:36:19 PM

Japanese PM set to reshuffle cabinet
Tokyo, Aug 26 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday said he would reshuffle his cabinet Sep 3, the first time since 2012 when he took office.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:32:14 PM

10 killed in Iraq car bomb attack
Baghdad, Aug 26 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 34 injured Tuesday in a car bomb explosion in this Iraqi capital, an official said.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:46:23 PM

Myanmar rebels urged to work for nation's development
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 26 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has urged rebel groups to work for the development of the nation, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:38:03 AM

Vietnam hosts ASEAN maritime forums
Ho Chi Minh City, Aug 26 (IANS) Two ASEAN maritime forums kicked off in Vietnam Tuesday, with participation from representatives of 10 ASEAN member states and eight East Asia Summit (EAS) partners.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:32:14 AM

Israel destroys second largest residential tower in Gaza
Gaza, Aug 26 (IANS) A series of powerful explosions wrecked the northern part of Gaza City after Israeli war jets struck a 14-floor residential tower with four heavy missiles, a TV report said Monday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:56:14 AM

Israeli offensive kills 15 Gazans
Gaza, Aug 26 (IANS) Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip killed 15 Palestinians Monday, including a local journalist, while wounding dozens of others, authorities said.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:38:05 AM

Jackie Chan scared of needles
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Chinese Kungfu star Jackie Chan is so terrified of needles that he can't stand the sight of them.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:20:04 AM

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