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Last updated: Thursday, May 25, 2017 5:32:04 PM

President greets Eritrea on its Independence Day
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the government and people of Eritrea on their 26th Independence Day.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:24:04 AM

Cambodia deports over 1,000 illegal immigrants
Phnom Penh, May 24 (IANS) Cambodia has deported 1,025 illegal foreigners, including 226 female, to their countries in 2017, an immigration official said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:48:03 AM

Iran says US weapons sale to Saudi to jeopardize regional security
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) A senior Iranian military official said that the recent US-Saudi Arabia arms deal will jeopardize regional security, media reports said.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:46:04 AM

Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people
Jerusalem, May 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump visited Israel's national Holocaust memorial and said that the only way to prevent another genocide of its nature was to never be silent in the face of evil.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:14:07 AM

Duterte declares martial law in Phillipines island
Manila, May 24 (IANS) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in the entire island of Mindanao and nearby island provinces, following clashes between government forces and armed Maute group.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:12:04 AM

Indian activists lend support to striking Palestinian prisoners
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A group of activists on Tuesday expressed solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners in Israel who are on a hunger strike since April 17.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:14:03 PM

India thump Nepal 90-44 in South Asian basketball
Maldives, May 23 (IANS) Continuing their winning spree, India defeated Nepal 90-44 in the fifth edition of the South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Championship and completed a historic five-peat here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:06:03 PM

Prachanda defers resignation as PM, adds to political uncertainty
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Tuesday deferred his planned resignation from the top post, adding to political uncertainties in Kathmandu.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:54:03 PM

'Dangal' is highest-earning non-Hollywood movie in China
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) Aamir Khan's "Dangal" has created history by becoming the first highest-earning non-Hollywood film in China.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:20:04 PM

Asia/Oceania representatives discuss measures to tackle doping
Hangzhou (China), May 23 (IANS) Maintaining a zero tolerence policy on doping, government representatives from Asia and Oceania joined hands here to discuss ways to boost international cooperation against doping in sports.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:50:04 PM

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