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Last updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:56:03 AM

Afghan women entrepreneurs are successful but fear for security
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) For the bold, beautiful and ambitious women of Afghanistan, patriarchy in society has not deterred them from being successful entrepreneurs amid the darkness of terror in which the country lives. But they are fearful for their security.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:32:06 PM

Asean foreign ministers start regional meetings in Laos
Vientiane, July 24 (IANS) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) promised to continue efforts to advance peace, stability and development in the region as their foreign ministers gathered in Laos for regional meetings on Sunday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 12:44:04 PM

OMG! I'd love to work in Bollywood: Melissa McCarthy
Singapore, July 24 (IANS) She finds Indian cinema "truly incredible" for its ability to make viewers switch out of reality and then get back to it. And it is for this reason that American actress Melissa McCarthy says she would love to work in Bollywood.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 12:40:04 PM

Sleep apnea patients at glaucoma risk
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) People with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) are prone to suffer from glaucoma at a rate about 10 times higher than non-OSAS sufferers, according to a study.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 10:42:04 AM

Turkey arrests key aide to Gulen for coup attempt
Ankara, July 24 (IANS) Turkey has arrested a key aide to the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who was accused by Ankara of plotting the failed coup attempt, local media reported on Saturday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 7:24:03 AM

'Turkey's presidential guard regiment to be abolished'
Ankara, July 24 (IANS) Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the presidential guard regiment would be abolished after some of its members were involved in the coup attempt, local media reported on Saturday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 5:58:03 AM

Toll rises to 114 in China rains
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) At least 114 people are dead and 111 others missing in north China's Hebei Province due to heavy rain and floods, authorities said on Saturday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:58:03 AM

Malaysia arrests 14 with suspected link to IS
Kuala Lumpur, July 24 (IANS) Fourteen Malaysian nationals with suspected link with the Islamic State (IS) were arrested in operations in which explosives for potential attack were also found, police said on Saturday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 12:24:04 AM

80 killed, 230 wounded in Kabul suicide bombing (Third Lead)
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) At least 80 people were killed and over 230 injured when Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a mass demonstration in the Afghan capital on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:58:04 PM

Toll rises to 105 in China rains
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) At least 105 persons were killed and 104 others are reported missing due to heavy torrential rains in north China's Hebei Province, the authorities said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:52:04 PM

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