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Syrian airstrikes kill 40 militants in Aleppo
Damascus, May 22 (IANS) At least 40 militants were killed on Thursday by Syrian aerial bombardment on rebel-held areas in the northern city of Aleppo, a monitor group reported.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:22:08 AM

IS executes 17 people in Syria's Palmyra
Damascus, May 22 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) militants have executed at least 17 people since they took control over the ancient city of Palmyra on Wednesday, a monitor group said on Thursday.

Friday, May 22, 2015 1:10:03 AM

Pakistan denies selling nukes to Saudi Arabia
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday rejected reports that the country has planned to sell nuclear weapons to Saudi Arabia.

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:26:09 AM

Pakistan court indicts over 100 in Christian couple lynching case
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Thursday indicted 106 people in the case of lynching a Christian couple in Kasur district of Punjab province last year.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:52:15 PM

Anti-polio drive suspended in Pakistan for security reasons
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) An anti-polio drive was suspended on Thursday in Pakistan's Quetta city due to authorities' failure to provide adequate security to polio administration teams, media reports said.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:38:02 PM

Golfer Dwivedi tied third in Malaysia
Kuching (Malaysia), May 21 (IANS) Indian golfer Samarth Dwivedi carded a two-under 70 to finish tied third in the first round of the Malaysian Amateur Open here on Thursday.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:52:17 PM

Malaysian body offers to hire boat migrants
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association (Presma) has offered to hire the Rohingya and Bangladeshi boat migrants temporarily allowed to land in Malaysia, the media reported on Thursday.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:46:14 PM

Bangladesh cricket benifitting from healthy competition: Haque
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) Bangladesh opener Anamul Haque has welcomed the healthy competition among squad members for a place in the playing 11, insisting it will only enhance the performance of their cricket team.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:46:13 PM

Indian golfer Feroz joint 92nd in ADT event
Hsinchu (Chinese Taipei), May 21 (IANS) Indian golfer Feroz Singh Garewal finished 92nd after carding six-over 78 in the first round of the $120,000 Ambassador Asian Development Tour (ADT) tournament here on Thursday.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:44:05 PM

Myanmar to host Asian Jr Wrestling Championship
Nay Pyi Taw, May 21 (IANS) Myanmar will host the first-ever Asian Junior Wrestling Championship here in July, said Myanmar Wrestling Federation sources on Thursday.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:44:04 PM

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