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34 killed in clashes with IS militants in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 4 (IANS) Iraqi security forces on Monday continued clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in the Iraqi province of Anbar, leaving a total of 34 people killed and 23 others wounded, a provincial security source said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 1:32:14 AM

China sets world record for largest umbrella
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) An umbrella company in China's eastern Jiangxi province has set a new Guinness World Record by creating the world's largest umbrella.

Monday, August 03, 2015 11:58:03 PM

Zero tolerance against doping: IOC president
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 3 (IANS) International Olympics Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Monday said they will take action with zero tolerance against any athlete if found guilty in the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field.

Monday, August 03, 2015 6:52:15 PM

TNA not to join united government in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Aug 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main Tamil party said on Monday it will not join a united government if it fails to address the grievances of the Tamils.

Monday, August 03, 2015 6:20:03 PM

Dipa Karmakar wins Asian Gymnastics bronze
Hiroshima, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the women's vault bronze medal at the Asian Championships being held here on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 6:14:04 PM

China's e-commerce trade surges in 2014
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) China's e-commerce industry soared in 2014 due to improved internet infrastructure and increase in cellphone users.

Monday, August 03, 2015 5:52:11 PM

Fewer Chinese companies go public in July
Shanghai, Aug 3 (IANS) Fewer Chinese companies went public in July after the country's stock regulator halted initial public offerings in two domestic brokerages, investment research company Zero2IPO said on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 5:48:04 PM

Dipa Karmakar wins Asian Gymnastics bronze
Hiroshima, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the women's vault bronze medal at the Asian Championships being held here on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 5:32:11 PM

25 killed in Syria warplane crash
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and ten injured on Monday when a Syrian warplane crashed into a marketplace in Syria's Idlib province, according to reports.

Monday, August 03, 2015 5:28:03 PM

Nigerian army frees 178 from Boko Haram's custody
Abuja, Aug 3 (IANS) One hundred and seventy eight kidnapped people in Boko Haram's custody have been freed by troops in Nigeria's state of Borno, an official statement said on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 5:18:03 PM

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