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Consumer prices rise in Japan
Tokyo, July 31 (IANS) Japan's consumer prices in June rose 0.1 percent on a yearly basis, marking the 25th consecutive monthly increase but far below the Bank of Japan's target, government data said on Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2015 11:44:02 AM

Mullah Omar's death mysterious: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Taliban leader Mullah Omar lived in secrecy and his death appears to have been just as mysterious, a Pakistani daily said on Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2015 11:20:05 AM

Japan's unemployment rate rises
Tokyo, July 31 (IANS) Japan's unemployment rate in June rose to 3.4 percent for the first increase in five months, government data showed.

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:32:14 AM

Would items of transport kindly behave themselves (The Funny Side)
I think people would not complain about GM stuff if genetically modified people did useful things like give noisy kids "airplane mode" buttons on their foreheads. "Vibrate only" during scheduled hours would also be helpful.

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:26:11 AM

Chinese shares open lower on Friday
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 1.35 percent to open at 3,655.67 points.

Friday, July 31, 2015 8:58:02 AM

Tokyo's famous fish market to move to new address in 2016
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Tokyo's Tsukiji market, the world's largest fish market and one of the greatest tourist attractions in the Japanese capital, will move to a new address in November next year.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:42:17 PM

Maldivian leaders condole Kalam's death
Male, July 30 (IANS) Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen and Vice President Ahmed Adheeb visited the Indian High Commission here on Thursday and condoled the death of former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:40:03 PM

Sharif's advisor visits Indian mission to condole Kalam's death
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) The Pakistani prime minister's foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz on Thursday visited the Indian High Commission here to offer his condolences on the demise of India's former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:06:17 PM

Tokyo office of WWII general opened to public for a week
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The Tokyo office of General Douglas MacArthur, from where he led the US occupation of Japan between 1945 and 1950, has been opened to the public to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:52:15 PM

Israeli embassy reopens in Paraguay after 13 years
Jerusalem, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Israel reopened its embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay after 13 years of closure due to budgetary reasons, Israeli diplomatic officials said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:38:04 PM

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