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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:38:03 PM

Pakistan concerned over Indian dam
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan has expressed concern over construction of a dam in Jammu and Kashmir and termed it a violation of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT), media reported Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:28:03 AM

Thai military chief royally endorsed as interim PM
Bangkok, Aug 25 (IANS) Thai military chief Prayuth Chan-ocha Monday received a royal endorsement, formally appointing him as the interim prime minister.

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:14:03 AM

Chinese desktop operating system by October
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) China may launch its homegrown operating system (OS) by October after concerns about the US surveillance and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, Xinhua reported.

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:02:18 AM

ASEAN economic ministers meet in Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 25 (IANS) Economic ministers of the ASEAN gathered Monday in this Myanmar capital to discuss issues related to their economic community.

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:00:03 AM

Nigeria to launch anti-insurgency operations
Abuja, Aug 25 (IANS) Nigerian troops will soon launch a massive military offensive to end insurgency in the northeast region of the West African country, Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah has said .

Monday, August 25, 2014 5:22:10 AM

Six foreign soldiers injured in Afghanistan blast
Kabul, Aug 25 (IANS) Six foreign security personnel and an Afghan translator were injured in a suicide bombing on a military convoy in Afghanistan Sunday, an official said.

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:04:04 AM

Three killed in Baghdad car blast
Baghdad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 15 others injured in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's capital Sunday, a source said.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:44:04 PM

Senior Hamas leader killed in Israeli airstrike
Jerusalem/Gaza, Aug 24 (IANS) Israel Sunday killed a senior Hamas official in the Gaza Strip, a military spokesperson said, in a fourth targeted strike on top Hamas leaders over the past week.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:38:03 PM

Israeli drone shot down near nuclear site: Iran
Tehran, Aug 24 (IANS) Iran's elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said it has downed an "Israeli spy drone" over its territory, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:08:03 PM

Iran denies military involvement in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 24 (IANS) Iran Sunday denied allegations that it had sent troops to Iraq for fighting Islamic State (IS) militants, and called for regional cooperation against the extremist Sunni militant group.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:00:04 PM

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