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Nine killed in Pakistan militant attack
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Nine people were killed on the outskirts of Pakistan's Peshawar city when militants entered a house and opened fire early Wednesday, media reported.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:48:04 PM

Former official gets 17 years for taking bribes
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) A former Party official in China was sentenced to 17 years in prison for taking bribes, a court statement said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 9:30:04 AM

Over 10,000 Syrians escape to Turkey
Ankara, Feb 12 (IANS) More than 10,000 Syrians fled to Turkey in last 10 days as clashes escalated on the Turkish- Syrian border, a media report said Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 6:44:11 AM

Israel unveils "Super Heron" MALE drone
Jerusalem, Feb 12 (IANS) Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Tuesday unveiled the newest "Super Heron" drone at the Singapore Air Show, an aircraft that "redefines" Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial systems, an official statement said.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 6:44:05 AM

Nawaz Sharif to visit Turkey
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is to embark on a three-day visit to Turkey from Wednesday for attending Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Summit in Ankara, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 6:42:25 AM

Japan should gain trust of Asian neighbours: ex-PM
Seoul, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Japanese prime minister Tomiichi Murayama, known for his apology for past wartime atrocities while in office, said Tuesday that Japan should gain trust from Asian neighbours, stressing the need for Japan's fulfillment of its past apology.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 6:30:07 AM

Kazakhstan devalues its currency
Astana, Feb 12 (IANS) Kazakhstan's central bank Tuesday devalued its currency -- the tenge -- by about 19 per cent against the US dollar, local media reported.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 5:34:03 AM

Peshawar cinema blasts toll reaches 13
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The number of people killed in the three blasts in Pakistan's Peshawar city Tuesday swelled to 13 following the death of one of the 25 injured at the hospital, police said.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 1:32:12 AM

Driver in accident behind Singapore riots not criminally liable
Singapore, Feb 11 (IANS) An investigation has found that the bus driver involved in the accident that killed an Indian national resulting in riots Dec 8 in this city state committed no offence.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:16:15 PM

11 killed in Pakistan cinema hall blasts
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 25 others injured Tuesday in bomb attacks at a cinema hall in Pakistan's Peshawar city, police said.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 8:04:05 PM

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