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South Korea to import arms worth $2 billion
Seoul, May 25 (IANS) South Korea's defence procurement agency on Wednesday said it plans to import arms worth some $2 billion this year, in a bid to bolster its military capabilities against North Korea.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2:30:05 PM

Evidence of baby planets found around young star
Tokyo, May 25 (IANS) The data analysis related to a very young star named HL Tauri -- estimated to be only about a million years old -- has provided scientists firm evidence of baby planets around it.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:46:06 PM

Child labour used in Indonesian tobacco production, says NGO
Jakarta, May 25 (IANS) International non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday that child labour is used in tobacco plantations in Indonesia, whose harvest supplies local and foreign tobacco companies.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:42:06 PM

LeEco to enter Russia with $100 mn investment
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) After making inroads into India, Chinese internet and smartphone conglomerate LeEco is set to enter the Russian market with a $100 million investment plan.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:28:09 PM

Money can impact romantic relationships: Study
Hong Kong, May 25 (IANS) Our romantic choices are not just based on feelings and emotions, but how rich we feel compared to others, finds an interesting study.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:14:05 PM

10 killed in Kabul explosion
Kabul, May 25 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and four others injured on Wednesday after a suicide bomber struck a bus carrying a local court employees in Afghanistan's capital Kabul.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:14:04 PM

Afghan Taliban announces successor to Mullah Mansour
Kabul, May 25 (IANS) The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday named Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as its new leader to replace former chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan, an official statement said.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:50:04 AM

Tamim becomes first Bangladesh batsman to score 6,000 List A runs
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) Left-handed opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has knocked past 6,000 List A runs in the Dhaka Premier League.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:48:05 AM

Afghan Taliban announces successor to Mullah Mansour
Kabul, May 25 (IANS) The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday announced a new leader to replace former chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:30:03 AM

Afghan Taliban announces new leader
Kabul, May 25 (IANS) Afghan Taliban has named Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as its new leader following the death of former chief Mullah Mansour in a drone strike in Pakistan, BBC reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:14:03 AM

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