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Chinese revel in new 'home deliveries'
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Even as winter is on its way in China, people are looking forward to the comfort of their homes and having some entertainment. Most of them plan to have Superman 'delivered' at 1,000 yuan an hour or a pole dance tutor at 800 yuan.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 9:22:10 AM

Big row over tiny bookstore's closure in China
Shanghai, Sep 21 (IANS) A move by authorities at a Chinese university to close down a campus bookstore has been vehemently opposed by students and teachers alike who describe the shop as a 'garden of knowledge'.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 8:12:11 AM

Isreali army fires on Lebanese soldiers: Report
Beirut, Sep 21 (IANS) Israeli army fired gun shots on Lebanese soldiers Monday night along the border, media reports said.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 5:38:47 AM

Israel allows new cars into Gaza for first time in four years
Gaza, Sep 20 (DPA) Israel allowed 20 brand-new cars to enter the Gaza Strip Monday, the first such act since it imposed a blockade on the enclave in 2006, Palestinian officials said.

Monday, September 20, 2010 11:44:35 PM

US drone attack kills six in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 20 (DPA) At least six alleged militants were killed Monday in a missile strike in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, Pakistani security officials said.

Monday, September 20, 2010 9:29:18 PM

Pakistan welcomes additional assistance for flood victims
Islamabad, Sep 20 (DPA) Pakistan Monday welcomed the additional 185 million dollars of flood aid announced on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Monday, September 20, 2010 9:13:45 PM

Pakistan cricket's ex-bosses smell rat in spot-fixing
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of the fourth one-day international match against England, many former Pakistan administrators are smelling rat in the back-to-back match-fixing allegations in the British media against the Pakistan cricket team.

Monday, September 20, 2010 6:37:14 PM

CJ suspects high-level involvement in Pakistan liquor smuggling
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has taken serious exception to reports of liquor smuggling in containers meant for carrying ammunition, food and other necessities for NATO forces in Afghanistan and has warned that 'high-profile' people could lose their jobs if their involvement was proved.

Monday, September 20, 2010 5:01:27 PM

13 killed in target-killing spree in Karachi
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 13 people, including five activists of different political parties, have died in a fresh spate of target killing in Pakistan's largest metropolis Karachi since Sunday.

Monday, September 20, 2010 4:48:53 PM

Observer group alleges widespread fraud in Afghan polls
Kabul, Sep 20 (DPA) The largest Afghan election observer group said Monday that fraud, electoral violations and irregularities were widely recorded during the country's parliamentary elections.

Monday, September 20, 2010 4:08:23 PM

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