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Pakistan optimistic about final Iran-P5+1 n-deal
Tehran, Feb 28 (IANS) Expressing optimism about the clinching of a practical deal in the near future between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers, Islamabad says very good progress has been made in the nuclear talks between the two sides over the past one-and-half years.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:38:04 PM

Indian-origin lawyer appointed judicial commissioner in Singapore
Singapore, Feb 28 (IANS) An Indian-origin senior counsel has been appointed as a judicial commissioner of the Singapore High Court, a media report said.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:30:04 PM

Pakistan loses historic Taj Mahal cinema
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The Taj Mahal cinema of Abbottabad city, with a 66-year history of film exhibition in this Pakistan frontier city, is being dismantled after its owner recently sold the property.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:36:14 PM

Pakistan PM to visit Saudi Arabia
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Saudi Arabia next week to meet the new king.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:04:03 PM

223 wild pandas at high risk for survival
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) A total of 223 giant pandas living in the wild in China are at high risk for survival, an official survey said Saturday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:58:03 PM

24 Abu Sayyaf militants killed in Philippines
Manila, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 24 Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) militants were killed and 27 injured as a military operation against the group entered its fourth day in Philippines' Sulu province, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:50:05 PM

Christians in Syria form militia to fight IS
Beirut, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Christians, threatened by Islamic State (IS) jihadis in Syria, have organised themselves into a militia to fight the militants, with the help of the Kurdish forces, according to a media report.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:44:03 AM

Syrian army captures key town in southern region
Damascus, Feb 28 (IANS) The Syrian troops on Friday recaptured a key town in the southern province of Daraa, moving closer to a key hilltop in that province, a source said.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:46:19 AM

Syria condemns IS attack on Christians
Damascus, Feb 28 (IANS) Syria's foreign ministry Friday condemned the Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS) for carrying out attacks on the Christian Assyrian community in northeastern part of the country, Xinhua reported citing Syrian state news agency SANA.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:50:05 AM

IS has not executed abducted Christians as yet: Activists
Damascus, Feb 28 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) militant group, so far, has not executed any of the Christian Assyrians it had abducted in Syria, a group monitoring war in Syria said Friday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:06:04 AM

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