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Last updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:38:03 AM

12 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 20 injured Monday when a speeding bus fell into a ravine in the Pakistani Kashmir region.

Monday, July 21, 2014 2:12:13 PM

Gene behind benign breast tumours identified
Singapore, July 21: Researchers have identified a critical gene that could help clinicians distinguish fibroadenomas cases from breast cancer. Fibroadenomas is the most common benign breast tumour in women of reproductive age.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:48:04 PM

Turner hopes to seek more thrills at Taifong Open
Chang Hwa (Chinese Taipei), July 21 (IANS) Newest Asian Development Tour (ADT) winner Niall Turner of Ireland hopes to extend his winning run at the Taifong Open which will get underway at the highly-rated Taifong Golf Club Thursday.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:32:07 PM

Israel court rejects petition to protect Arab Bedouins
Jerusalem, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Israel rejected a petition by human rights groups to protect Arab Bedouin villages in southern Israel from Gaza rocket fire.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:14:03 PM

China's rookie Yang Jian sparkles in 10m platform
Shanghai, July 21 (IANS) China's rookie Yang Jian made a brilliant debut at the FINA Diving World Cup, winning his first world title in the men's 10m platform and in the process helping the hosts to claim all nine gold medals on offer.

Monday, July 21, 2014 10:42:15 AM

Pakistani daily concerned over India's hiked defence budget
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) New Delhi's rationale for increasing the defence budget is "consistent with the shift in the Indian government's ideology to more nationalistic elements under Prime Minister Narendra Modi", said a Pakistani daily Monday.

Monday, July 21, 2014 10:40:04 AM

North Korea warns US, South Korea against hostilities
Pyongyang, July 21 (IANS) North Korea has warned the US and South Korea to stop their reckless and hostile acts or else it will take retaliatory actions.

Monday, July 21, 2014 10:26:15 AM

Abbas wants UN emergency session on Gaza
Ramallah, July 21 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday called on the UN Security Council to hold an emergency session to discuss Israel's ongoing large-scale military operation in the Gaza Strip.

Monday, July 21, 2014 7:00:03 AM

Global probe team on MH17 crash formed: official
Kuala Lumpur, July 21 (IANS) Malaysia has announced the establishment of a joint investigation team on the MH17 incident, which comprises officials from the Netherlands, Malaysia, Britain and the US.

Monday, July 21, 2014 6:58:03 AM

House fire kills five in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh's Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

Monday, July 21, 2014 1:58:03 AM

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