I hate bugs. When I was a kid I heard a radio news report about "the 100-metre butterfly" and spent years avoiding parks. Only when I reached my teens did I learn it was the name of a swimming race.
Friday, January 30, 2015 9:36:12 AM
Colombo, Jan 30 (IANS) The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet regulatory requirements for an early lifting of the ban on fish exports to the EU, the Sri Lankan foreign ministry said Thursday.
Friday, January 30, 2015 8:02:03 AM
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called on Malaysia to continue all efforts to find the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared in March last year while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board.
Friday, January 30, 2015 4:34:03 AM
Beirut, Jan 30 (IANS) Lebanon Thursday called for avoiding a full-blown war with Israel, a day after a Hezbollah attack killed two Israeli soldiers in Shebaa Farms at the intersection of the Lebanon-Syria border and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Friday, January 30, 2015 2:40:06 AM
Baghdad, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) Islamic State (IS) militants blew up 10 palaces from the Saddam Hussein era (1979-2003) in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, the birthplace of Hussein, the late president of the country.
Friday, January 30, 2015 12:56:11 AM
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang called for closer parliamentary exchanges and anti-terrorism cooperation with Pakistan Thursday.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:32:11 PM
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) The Chinese track and field team has set the goal to collect four to five medals at the 2015 World Athletics Championships slated for Aug 22-30, a senior official said here Thursday.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 8:26:07 PM
Islamabad, Jan 29 (Xinhua) Pakistan has refused to allow former president Pervez Musharraf to visit Saudi Arabia to offer condolences over the death of Saudi King Abdullah, officials said Thursday.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 8:04:03 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the largest ethnic Indian party in the country, has decided on a moratorium to allow it resolve the internal party crisis over elections for its central working committee, a media report said Thursday.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 8:00:08 PM
Bangkok, Jan 29 (IANS) The martial law now implemented in Thailand is still necessary for security reasons, a deputy prime minister said Thursday after a high-ranking US official called for lifting the law.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:52:16 PM
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