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Last updated: Monday, October 20, 2014 3:16:20 PM

In-form Pavit seizes lead at Chang Hwa Open
Taipei, Oct 18 (IANS) Thailand's rising star Pavit Tangkamolprasert was on the brink of his fourth Asian Development Tour (ADT) title when he shot a second straight five-under-par 67 to grab the third round lead at the 15th ADT Chang Hwa Open here Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:46:14 PM

Taliban execute four Afghan women
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) Taliban militants have executed four women they had abducted earlier in the week, a police officer said Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:22:12 PM

Two security personnel killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) At least two security personnel were killed and two injured Saturday in a roadside blast in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:22:11 PM

Yemen Houthi rebels, tribesmen agree on truce
Sanaa, Oct 18 (IANS) Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels and Sunni tribal fighters agreed to a 24-hour ceasefire Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:20:04 PM

Imran Khan expects election next year
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has declared that 2015 will be election year as he asked his supporters to prepare for a fresh poll.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:40:04 PM

Tremors in 'Broken Hill Blues' are metaphor for society: Swedish director
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Cinema is not just about entertainment. Sometimes, filmmakers bring stories that mirror the society it is set in. Swedish director Sofia Norlin toes the line with "Broken Hill Blues" ("Omheten").

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:32:07 PM

Pakistan's stance to solve problems with India dented: Editorial
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The recent spurt in violence along the India-Pakistan border has put the two nations back on collision course, an editorial in a leading daily said Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:14:05 PM

Erdogan scripting his last act in Kobane (Comment: Special to IANS)
It was a toss up between Brazil's President Lula da Silva and Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. In fact, compared to Lula's two terms as president, Erdogan completed three glorious terms as prime minister.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:14:04 PM

26 arrested in Hong Kong clashes
Hong Kong, Oct 18 (IANS) Hong Kong police Saturday said that 26 people were arrested and at least 15 police officers injured after a night of clashes for control of Mong Kok, one of the main demonstration areas.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:30:04 AM

First hydrogen-deficient supernova progenitor traced
Tokyo, Oct 18 (IANS) In a finding that may have important implications for the evolution of massive stars, a group of researchers presented a model that provides the first characterisation of the progenitor (parent) of a hydrogen-deficient supernova.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:14:04 AM

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