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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 10:22:24 AM

Seven killed in Baghdad twin car bombings
Baghdad, Oct 21 (IANS) Up to seven people were killed and some 40 wounded in two car bomb explosions outside a restaurant in Iraq's capital Baghdad Tuesday, an interior ministry source said.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:48:03 PM

Bangladesh court orders probe against former PM
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) A court here Tuesday ordered police to investigate allegations that former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia hurt religious sentiments and incited communal hatred through her remarks.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:32:12 PM

Finally Nepal, India sign power trade agreement
Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) Nepal and India here Tuesday formally signed a landmark power trade agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity, which is expected to open up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower sector between the two energy-starved nations.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:32:11 PM

IAEA confirms Iran's commitment to n-deal
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released a new report confirming Iran's commitment to an interim nuclear deal it signed with the six world powers last year.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:18:04 PM

New video: IS militants stone woman to death for adultery
Beirut, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) Militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group released a video Tuesday showing its members stoning a woman to death whom they accused of committing adultery.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:06:10 PM

Hong Kong government-students talks underway
Hong Kong, Oct 21 (IANS) Talks between the Hong Kong government officials and student protestors started Tuesday to find a way to end the city's political crisis.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:04:03 PM

All four Indians killed in Nepal avalanche identified
Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Kathmandu Tuesday said that four Indians were confirmed dead and one was missing in Nepal's snowstorm and avalanche. Twenty one others had been rescued.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:46:11 PM

Bangladesh bus accident toll rises to 34
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) The toll in an accident involving two passenger buses in Bangladesh has escalated to 34, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:08:03 PM

Chinese millionaire drives BMW to sanitation job
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) There probably aren't many millionaires willing to work as sanitation workers for $392 a month -- but Zhai Yongzhong is one such, and happy doing the job.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:46:19 PM

Associate ICC nations confident ahead of World Cricket League
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Three associate member nations of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Uganda, Bermuda and Singapore Tuesday exuded optimism of their teams' chances of winning the World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3, beginning here Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:44:05 PM

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