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Pakistan Army begins to relocate from Swat
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Thousands of Pakistani Army soldiers have begun to shift out from Swat Valley and turn over security to the law-enforcement agencies in the area that was once a Taliban stronghold, officials said.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 12:51:44 PM

December crash takes toll on Nepal airline's Bhutan flights
Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) A deadly air crash in December that killed 18 Bhutanese pilgrims in Nepal has now claimed another victim - a Nepali airline's direct flights between Nepal and Bhutan.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 12:40:25 PM

No fish will be left to catch, expert warns Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 1 (IANS) No hilsa, not even fish will be left to catch in the Bay of Bengal, an expert has warned as the Bangladesh government prepared to issue 30 fresh licences for fishing, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 11:42:18 AM

Lahore shooting: US official barred from leaving Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The Lahore High Court Tuesday directed authorities to place the name of US official Raymond Davis, who had gunned down two people, on a list that prohibits people from going abroad, a media report said.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 11:10:46 AM

Turkey calls for peace in Egypt
Ankara, Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing concern at the violence during the weeklong protests in Egypt, Turkey has urged both the Egyptian government and opposition groups to maintain peace in the country.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 10:41:41 AM

18 arrested for making fake eye drug in China
Shanghai, Feb 1 (IANS) Eighteen people have been arrested on charges of manufacturing and selling fake eye medication that left 61 patients suffering from adverse reactions in Shanghai, authorities said.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:09:57 AM

Chinese man sentenced to death in demolition case
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) A man in north China's Shanxi province has been sentenced to death after he killed one man and injured another during an illegal demolition last year.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:26:38 AM

Iran summons freed US woman for trial
Tehran, Feb 1 (IANS) An American woman, who was arrested in Iran on charges of spying and later freed on bail, has been summoned by an Iranian court for trial, the IRNA news agency reported.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:02:37 AM

US diplomat row: Zardari says court will decide issue
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Amid growing pressure to release an American diplomat arrested for killing two Pakistanis in Lahore, President Asif Ali Zardari Monday said the US should wait for the court's decision in the matter.

Monday, January 31, 2011 11:30:14 PM

Somali pirates kill two Sri Lankan fishermen
Colombo, Jan 31 (DPA) Two Sri Lankan fishermen were killed and three taken hostage by Somali pirates after their vessel went adrift, the ministry of fisheries said Monday.

Monday, January 31, 2011 10:46:31 PM

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