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Syria to cooperate in global fight against terror: Minister
Damascus, Aug 25 (IANS) Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said Monday that any international effort to battle terrorism inside Syria must come in coordination with the Syrian government, stressing his country's readiness to cooperate on the regional and international levels to fight terrorism.

Monday, August 25, 2014 5:42:11 PM

Afghanistan begins process of ballots invalidation
Kabul, Aug 25 (IANS) The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) Monday began the process of invalidation of ballots in the presidential runoff elections held June 14, as the audit process of all ballot boxes continues.

Monday, August 25, 2014 5:14:05 PM

Abbas to hand over Kerry proposal to end Gaza crisis
Gaza, Aug 25 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will hand over to US Secretary of State John Kerry a proposal to end the Gaza crisis in the coming days, Palestinian lawmaker for Fatah Movement Abdullah Abdullah said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2014 5:04:02 PM

Eight killed in Iraq suicide attack
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 26 others injured Monday in a suicide bomb attack at a Shia mosque in Iraq's capital Baghdad, an official said.

Monday, August 25, 2014 4:54:04 PM

Nanjing Youth Olympians embrace ice bucket challenge
Nanjing (China), Aug 25 (IANS) The craze has swept the world -- and now the ice bucket challenge has reached the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Village.

Monday, August 25, 2014 3:26:23 PM

Pakistani squash players forced to miss lucrative Hong Kong meet
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) After being forced to skip the $50,000 Malaysian Open due to visa issues, Pakistani squash players were compelled to miss the lucrative $150,000 Hong Kong Open by the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) and play in a $10,000 tournament in Peshawar.

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:28:09 PM

Iran defence chief vows firm response to aggression
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) Iran's defence chief Hossein Dehqan said that the country will give a crushing response to any enemy aggression against its soil, a media report said Monday

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:06:17 PM

Two gunned down in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least two people were killed in an armed attack Monday on a NATO tanker on the Pakistan-Afghanistan highway, a media report said.

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:46:17 PM

30-day quit call to PM non-negotiable: Imran Khan
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said his call for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down for a 30-day period is non-negotiable and the ball is now in the government's court, media reported Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2014 11:28:03 AM

Don't miss the world's scariest selfie!
Hong Kong, Aug 25 (IANS) Three students in Hong Kong have posted a stomach-churning selfie taken from the very top of a skyscraper.

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:32:15 AM

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