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Western governments hail Nepal house extension, India wary
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Nepal's major western donors Sunday hailed the last-ditch agreement among the major parties to reprieve Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's government by giving another three months' life to parliament while Nepal's neighbour India remained wary, feeling the new pact would not resolve conflicts.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 12:12:09 PM

Real threat to Pakistan not from India: daily
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The real threat to Pakistan is internal and 'not from India', a Pakistani daily said Sunday.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 11:51:10 AM

Zardari's chief security officer attacked
Karachi, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's chief security officer was fired at here and two of his securitymen were injured in the shooting, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 11:24:32 AM

Legal challenge likely to Nepal crisis
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, there are indications that the turbulent republic is heading for further upheavals. A lawyer, who filed a writ in Supreme Court last week saying parliament should be deemed dissolved from May 28 midnight, said he would challenge its extension.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 11:24:07 AM

Pakistan's n-programme running without break: A.Q. Khan
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear programme is 'running without break' for 10 years and uranium enrichment process is also in progress, disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan said in remarks published Sunday.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 11:10:16 AM

PM agrees to quit as Nepal averts crisis by hair's breadth
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) After holding an anxious nation hostage for over a day, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal finally agreed Sunday to step down in exchange for the three major parties signing a deal to extend the constitutional deadline by three more months, a step that constitutional lawyers warned was illegal and would plunge the republic into further crises.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 9:20:54 AM

China unveils 100 new books on Buddhist medicine
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) China has unveiled a newly-published 100-volume collection of books on traditional Buddhist medicine.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 8:27:16 AM

Yemeni government, armed tribesmen agree on ceasefire
Sanaa, May 29 (IANS) Yemeni government and armed tribesmen, led by the opposition tribal chieftain Sheikh Sadiq al-Ahmar, have reached a temporary truce to end pitched battles in the capital where at least 127 people have been killed, Xinhua quoted tribal mediators as saying.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 8:01:11 AM

Nepal parliament endorses interim constitution amendment bill
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) A meeting of the Nepal's parliament Sunday morning endorsed a bill to amend Interim Constitution of Nepal 2007 to extend Constituent Assembly (CA) term for three more months, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 6:32:31 AM

Afghan provincial governor succumbs to suicide blast injuries
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) Governor of northern Afghanistan's Takhar province died of injuries suffered in a suicide bomb attack on his office Saturday.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 12:08:21 AM

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