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Pakistan's MQM chief hospitalised in London
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Altaf Hussain, chief of Pakistani political party Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), is being treated at a London hospital for the past one week, a statement said Monday.

Monday, August 29, 2011 8:20:01 PM

50 injured in Bangladesh clashes
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 50 people, including 15 policemen, were injured Monday when workers of a textile mill protesting a road accident clashed with police in a Bangladesh town, authorities and witnesses said.

Monday, August 29, 2011 8:07:20 PM

306 dead in Karachi violence: Police to Supreme Court
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court was Monday told by police that a total of 306 people were killed in ethnic violence within one month in the country's southern port city of Karachi.

Monday, August 29, 2011 7:25:08 PM

50,000 rebel prisoners missing in Libya
Tripoli, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Libyan rebels have said they freed more than 10,000 prisoners arrested by Gaddafi forces during the uprising that began in March, but claim there were still 50,000 missing.

Monday, August 29, 2011 6:08:25 PM

Over 2,300 Taliban join Afghan peace process: NATO
Kabul, Aug 29 (IANS) Around 2,380 Taliban militants have renounced violence and joined the Afghan government-initiated peace process over the past one-and-half years, a NATO spokesman said Monday.

Monday, August 29, 2011 5:22:00 PM

Five Chinese women held for forcing kids to beg
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Five Chinese women have been detained for forcing their children to beg so that they can pay their tuition fees.

Monday, August 29, 2011 5:16:52 PM

Tibetan monk jailed for 11 years in immolation case
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) A Tibetan monk was Monday sentenced by a Chinese court to jail for 11 years for plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation.

Monday, August 29, 2011 4:58:17 PM

Yoshihiko Noda set to become Japanese PM
Tokyo, Aug 29 (IANS) Japan Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda is all set to become the country's next prime minister, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, August 29, 2011 4:49:37 PM

World Athletics: 'Disappointed' Bolt now eyes win in 200m
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 29 (IANS) Usain Bolt, who was disqualified for a false start in the men's 100m final at the World Athletics Championships here Sunday, said he would not like to dwell on his mistake and is focussed on winning the 200m event.

Monday, August 29, 2011 4:28:52 PM

'An Anna Hazare needed in Pakistan too'
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An Anna Hazare is needed in Pakistan to lead the struggle against corruption if the country's political parties continue to be averse to taking decisive measures against graft, a Pakistani paper said Monday, commending the Indian activist for his 'unflinching struggle' for the common people.

Monday, August 29, 2011 4:25:50 PM

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