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Fresh radioactive water leakage at Japan's n-plant
Tokyo, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Radioactive water may have leaked again into the ground from a storage tank at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeast Japan, the plant's operator reported Sunday.

Monday, April 08, 2013 8:19:14 AM

Iraq hangs seven to death for terrorism
Baghdad, April 8 (IANS) Seven people have been executed over terror charges, the Iraqi government said Sunday.

Monday, April 08, 2013 8:19:13 AM

10 Afghan kids die in NATO air strike
Kabul, April 8 (IANS) At least 10 children were killed and six women were injured in Afghanistan's Kunar province in a security operation involving NATO's aircraft, an official said Sunday.

Monday, April 08, 2013 7:15:13 AM

19 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 8 (IANS) At least 19 Taliban militants have been killed and over three dozen held during military operations in different Afghan provinces since Saturday, the country's interior ministry said Sunday.

Monday, April 08, 2013 4:05:14 AM

Olympic champion Ye Shiwen wins another swimming race
Zhengzhou (China), April 7 (IANS) China's Ye Shiwen continued her winning run at the Swimming National Championships as she topped the 200 metres backstroke here Sunday.

Sunday, April 07, 2013 6:13:04 PM

Sri Lankan commission to probe mass grave
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to appoint a special commission to investigate a mass grave found in Matale, a spokesman said Sunday.

Sunday, April 07, 2013 5:27:24 PM

China's growth is good for Asia, says President
Boao (China), April 7 (IANS) China's rapid economic growth will create development opportunities for the rest of Asia and the world, President Xi Jinping said Sunday.

Sunday, April 07, 2013 3:25:44 PM

Saudi man detained for molesting woman
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian man has been detained for molesting a woman in a canteen in central China's Hunan province, Xinhua reported Sunday.

Sunday, April 07, 2013 3:17:19 PM

Doubts loom over Pakistan's tour of West Indies
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS/CMC) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has accused the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of reneging on an agreement to facilitate a tour of the Caribbean this year.

Sunday, April 07, 2013 2:49:42 PM

UAE urged not to deport Tamil refugees
Beirut, April 7 (IANS) Human Rights Watch has urged the UAE not to deport 19 Tamil refugees to Sri Lanka because they would be at serious risk of torture and persecution upon return.

Sunday, April 07, 2013 12:53:09 PM

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