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China to limit high football club wages
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) The Chinese Football Association (CFA) has decided to put limits on wages earned by players in local clubs where foreign players get high salaries.

Friday, January 20, 2017 2:04:04 PM

N.Korea reiterates threat to test intercontinental missile
Pyongyang, Jan 20 (IANS) North Korea on Thursday reiterated its threat to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile soon after Seoul warned that Pyongyang could test its new missile.

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:56:04 PM

China GDP falls to 26-year low
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's economy grew 6.7 per cent year on year in 2016, the slowest pace of growth in 26 years, but well within the government's target range, official data showed on Friday.

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:44:04 PM

China observes 100th birth anniversary of renowned medical scientist
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) A seminar was held here in China on Friday to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of Wu Jieping, a well-known Chinese medical scientist.

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:34:05 PM

S. Korea, US, Japan to hold joint drills against N.Korean missiles
Seoul, Jan 20 (IANS) South Korea, the US and Japan will hold joint maritime drills from Friday to enhance their capability to detect and trail North Korean ballistic missiles, a media report quoted the South Korean navy as saying.

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:52:06 AM

ID cards being issued to cows, camels, trees (The Funny Side)
They say the easiest way to bring people together is to unite them against a common enemy; so I would like to propose that scientists declare Neptune a Hostile Planet.

Friday, January 20, 2017 10:56:04 AM

China GDP falls to 26-year low
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's economy grew 6.7 per cent year on year in 2016, the slowest pace of growth in 26 years, but well within the government's target range, official data showed on Friday.

Friday, January 20, 2017 8:56:03 AM

Nearly 180,000 Syrian babies born in Turkey
Ankara, Jan 20 (IANS/AKI) Nearly 180,000 Syrian babies have been born to refugee families in Turkey since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday, quoting government figures.

Friday, January 20, 2017 3:32:04 AM

Pakistan concerned about 'foothold of terrorist outfits' in Afghanistan
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Days after a series of attacks killed nearly 60 people, including five UAE diplomats in Afghanistan, Pakistan said on Thursday that increasing foothold of terrorist organisations in the country is a growing concern for not just Pakistan but other countries in the region and beyond.

Friday, January 20, 2017 2:36:04 AM

4 militants including key commander killed in shoot-out in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) At least four terrorists including a militant commander were killed in shoot-out with police in Sheikhupura district of Pakistan on Thursday, local Urdu media reported.

Friday, January 20, 2017 2:02:03 AM

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