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Last updated: Monday, November 30, 2015 1:36:04 AM

Rising lake levels in China threaten migratory birds
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) Migratory birds in China's largest freshwater lake are facing starvation as water levels continue rising due to rare winter flooding.

Friday, November 27, 2015 7:18:04 PM

Indian-American offloaded from flight over 'bomb hoax' in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) An Indian-American man travelling to Washington via Doha was offloaded from a Qatar Airways flight at Islamabad airport on Friday after he claimed there was a bomb on the aircraft, a media report said.

Friday, November 27, 2015 7:16:06 PM

23 killed in Iraq attacks
Baghdad, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed on Friday in two separate attacks in Iraq's Anbar province, a security official said.

Friday, November 27, 2015 6:22:06 PM

21 suspected terrorists killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 21 suspected terrorists were killed on Friday in military air strikes in Pakistan's Khyber Agency, said security sources.

Friday, November 27, 2015 5:52:04 PM

China shuts down gender violence expo before inauguration
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) Chinese authorities have shut down an art exhibition on gender violence on the eve of its inauguration, a media report said.

Friday, November 27, 2015 4:58:04 PM

Six children drown off Turkish coast
Ankara, Nov 27 (IANS) Six children were killed on Friday when two boats carrying refugees capsized off Turkey's Aegean coast.

Friday, November 27, 2015 4:10:03 PM

Japan plans to deploy troops near disputed islands
Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) The Japanese government is planning to deploy a contingent of 500 troops on Ishigaki Island over which it is embroiled in a territorial dispute with China, the media reported on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 3:58:04 PM

Shakib handed one-match ban in BPL
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was slapped with a one-match suspension on Friday for hurling invectives during a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match.

Friday, November 27, 2015 3:50:04 PM

5.5 magnitude quake jolts Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 27 (IANS) A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted western Myanmar on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

Friday, November 27, 2015 3:14:03 PM

Golfer Lahiri believes Asia will win EurAsia Cup
Shah Alam (Malaysia), Nov 27 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri is ready to help Team Asia trump Europe in the second edition of the EurAsia Cup from January 15 to 17, saying last season's inaugural edition provided the springboard to his rapid rise.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:50:07 PM

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