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Last updated: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:42:17 PM

Hong Kong apex court bans protestors from blocking roads
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Hong Kong Monday enacted a preliminary injunction to ban demonstrators from occupying roads in Mong Kok.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:42:11 PM

China accuses Hong Kong protestors of risking social order
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) The Chinese government Monday accused the pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong of "putting social order at risk", a day before the start of negotiations between the protestors and the authorities.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:32:11 PM

Eight IS militants killed in clashes with Kurds in Kobane
Beirut, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) At least eight militants of the Islamic State (IS) radical organisation were killed Monday in clashes with Kurdish forces in the northern Syrian town of Kobane, Rami Abderrahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), told Efe news agency.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:10:09 PM

North Korea has new military submarine: US experts
Seoul, Oct 20 (ians/EFE) North Korea has a new submarine which could be seen as a step towards the moderniSation of the country's naval forces, according to satellite images published Monday by a US research institute.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:06:10 PM

20 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 20 injured Monday in a head-on collision between two passenger buses in Bangladesh.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:00:11 PM

10 killed in Baghdad mosque bombing
Baghdad, Oct 20 (IANS) Ten worshippers were killed and some 31 others wounded Monday in a suicide bomb attack at a Shia mosque in Iraq's capital Baghdad, an interior ministry source said.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:50:05 PM

India to reconstruct pillars on India-Nepal border
Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) A senior Indian security official Monday said India will take the initiative for the reconstruction of damaged border pillars on the India-Nepal border.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:16:05 PM

10 killed, 23 injured in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 23 injured when a passenger bus hit a truck in Pakistan Monday morning, media reported.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:14:05 PM

Widodo pledges to make Indonesia a maritime power
Jakarta, Oct 20 (IANS) Joko Widodo, who was elected on the back of a grassroots campaign run largely by volunteers, was sworn in as Indonesia's seventh president Monday amid rapturous applause from members of parliament and world dignitaries.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:08:05 PM

Hong Kong leader accuses external forces of fuelling protests
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) Hong Kong chief executive C.Y. Leung has accused external forces of supporting the Occupy Central movement, which has been carrying out massive pro-democracy protests for more than three weeks.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:06:05 PM

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