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Last updated: Monday, May 25, 2015 9:00:05 PM

IS kills 400 Syrians in Unesco-listed city
Damascus, May 24 (IANS) Islamic State (IS) militants have killed about 400 people since they stormed the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria last Wednesday, media reported on Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 6:06:13 PM

Golfer Dwivedi finishes 7th in Malaysia
Kuching (Malaysia), May 24 (IANS) Indian golfer Samarth Dwivedi ended up seventh while Aman Raj finished tied 14th on the final day of the Malaysian Amateur Open here on Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 6:04:04 PM

Pakistan to host regional meeting on Afghanistan
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan will host a meeting of senior officials on Monday ahead of the "Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process" ministerial conference to be held in Islamabad later this year.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 6:04:03 PM

Bomb kills four of family in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 24 (IANS) Four members of a family were killed when a roadside bomb struck a civilian car in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, police said.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 5:50:03 PM

Blocked river in Nepal raises fear of flood in UP
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) The fear of floods in parts of Uttar Pradesh has emerged with Nepali authorities warning about chances of the bursting of an artificial lake, created after the Kali Gandaki river got blocked by a massive landslide early on Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 5:26:12 PM

Saina-Sindhu clash likely at Indonesia Open
Jakarta, May 24 (IANS) World No.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded second and faces a likely clash against compatriot P.V. Sindhu in only the second round of the women's singles at the $800,000 Indonesia Open Superseries Premier to be held here from June 2 to 7.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 4:40:03 PM

Thousands migrate as landslide blocks major river in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) Thousands of people in western Nepal started moving to higher regions after a massive landslide blocked Kali Gandaki, a major river, on Sunday, and buried 25 houses in a village, officials here said.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 4:36:07 PM

U-14 India boys go down fighting to Tajikistan
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), May 24 (IANS) Indian boys were beaten 0-1 after a tough fight against hosts Tajikistan in the AFC Under-14 Regional Festival Of Football at the FC Istiklol Academy Ground here.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 4:00:03 PM

IS seize Iraqi border crossing with Syria
Baghdad, May 24 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) militants on Sunday took control of Iraq's Al-Walid border crossing point with Syria.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 2:40:03 PM

Five policemen killed in Afghan terror attack
Kabul, May 24 (IANS) Five police personnel were killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a media report said on Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 2:02:12 PM

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