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Pakistani cops trained to recover blast evidence
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A total of 22 Pakistani policemen have been trained under a US-sponsored programme for recovering evidence from a blast scene, a top police official said.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 6:37:12 PM

It''s monarchy in Pakistan, not democracy, says Imran
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Leadership of Pakistan''s political parties is being passed on like batons from father to son like in a monarchy, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 6:22:32 PM

Key militant leader held in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan''s port city of Karachi, officials said.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 6:14:14 PM

A cultural potpourri at Pakistan''s Bridal Week (Curtain Raiser)
Lahore, Dec 17(IANS) It will be a date with history, exquisite workmanship and classical fashion with modern interpretations at the inaugural Pakistan Fashion Design Council L''Oreal Paris Bridal Week (PFDC L''Oreal Paris Bridal Week), to be held here Dec 18-21.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 5:09:32 PM

FIFA raises 2014 World Cup concerns with Brazil
Tokyo, Dec 17 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter will meet Brazil''s government representatives here Saturdayto discuss concerns about the preparations for the 2014 World Cup.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 4:43:53 PM

170 dead in typhoon in Philippines
Manila, Dec 17 (IANS) At least 170 people have died and hundreds of others are missing after tropical storm Washin Saturday struck southern Philippines, officials said.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 4:01:01 PM

Sampras, Moya join hometown hero Li Na for exhibition tournament
Wuhan (China), Dec 17 (IANS) The central Chinese city of Wuhan gave 2011 Roland Garros champion Li Na a hero''s welcome back to her hometown to kick off the Wuhan Tiandi 2011. The exhibition tournament ''Li Na and Friends'' will Dec 17-18 feature 14-time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras, former Roland Garros champion Carlos Moya and the 2011 Wimbledon semifinalist and WTA Comeback Player of the Year Sabine Lisicki.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 3:24:45 PM

Panda numbers increase in China
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) The number of pandas in the wild has increased from 14 to 41 over the past decade in China''s Shaanxi province, one of the country''s key panda habitats, due to the conservation efforts, said experts.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:35:04 PM

Nine jailed for hacking in China
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) Nine people have been jailed for hacking and illegally acquiring online games accounts in China, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:25:35 PM

50 dead in storm, floods in Philippines
Manila, Dec 17 (IANS) Over 50 people are feared dead in overnight floods triggered by the tropical storm Washin in southern Philippines, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:35:03 PM

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