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Iran beat Lebanon 5-0 in Asian Cup soccer qualifier
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran beat Lebanon 5-0 in Group B of the 2015 Asian Cup football qualifier.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:22:06 PM

Nadal wins first singles after comeback
Santiago, Feb 7 (IANS) Former World No.1 Rafael Nadal won his first singles match after a seven-month absence, beating Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the Vina Del Mar ATP tournament.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:16:11 PM

Tell Sri Lanka to devolve power, India urged
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) India must press Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse "to ensure reconciliation, devolution of power and justice", Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 1:26:45 PM

China world's top gold producer
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) China produced the most gold in the world in 2012, making it the largest producer for the sixth straight year, latest industry association data showed.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:32:08 PM

Soft porn actress's political debut causes stir in China
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A soft porn actress has debuted as a political adviser in a Chinese city, sparking an online debate with some questioning how she was selected for the post.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:14:07 PM

Myanmar to grant amnesty to political prisoners
Yangon, Feb 7 (IANS) The Myanmar government will scrutinize the political prisoners incarcerated in prisons throughout the country in order to grant them liberty soon, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:06:04 PM

Presidential polls in Maldives set for September
Male, Feb 7 (IANS) The Maldivian Elections Commission Thursday said presidential elections in the island will be held Sep 7 this year.

Thursday, February 07, 2013 11:58:03 AM

Chinese daily worried over dark deeds of super rich
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) Seventeen percent of China's super rich are either being probed or have been arrested, said a state-run Chinese daily that noted "the number reflects the hazy judicial environment when doing business in China".

Thursday, February 07, 2013 11:38:03 AM

Obama's visit to Israel has no preconditions: Envoy
Jerusalem, Feb 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to Israel next month will be made without any preconditions, the American ambassador to Israel said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 10:50:10 PM

China to air documentary on self-immolations
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) China's national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) will air a documentary that will "offer truths" on self-immolations in areas inhabited by Tibetans.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 6:04:02 PM

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