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MERS infection strikes again in South Korea
Seoul, July 2 (IANS) The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) struck again with another case of infection being reported in South Korea on Thursday, marking the first case in five days, the health ministry said.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:16:14 AM

Iran gets back 13 tonnes of gold in sanction relief
Tehran, July 2 (IANS) Iran has received 13 tonnes of gold which had been held in South Africa for two years due to sanctions, Iran's central bank announced on Wednesday.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 7:40:03 AM

IPL contributed to Proteas' success in subcontinent: Du Plesis
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) South Africa Twenty20 captain Faf du Plesis on Wednesday said the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped them succeed in the subcontinent in recent years.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 9:26:13 PM

61 killed in clashes, airstrikes in Iraqi province
Baghdad, July 1 (IANS) Fierce clashes and airstrikes against positions of Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's Anbar province on Wednesday killed 61 people and wounded 66 others, a provincial security source said.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 8:32:05 PM

Five militants killed in Lebanese army ambush
Beirut, July 1 (IANS) The Lebanese army on Wednesday said it ambushed Nusra Front militants in eastern Bekaa Valley overnight, leaving at least five jihadis dead.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 8:04:04 PM

IAEA chief to visit Tehran for talks on key n-issues
Tehran, July 1 (IANS) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, will visit Iran on Thursday to discuss mechanisms for clarification of outstanding nuclear issues with top Iranian officials, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 7:08:03 PM

2,000-year-old ritual bath discovered near Jerusalem
Jerusalem, July 1 (IANS) A 2,000-year old ritual bath was discovered near Jerusalem under a living room of a private house, the Israeli Antiquities Authority said in a statement on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 7:06:18 PM

Sharif visits heat wave-hit Karachi
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif flew to the mega port city of Karachi on Wednesday, where a relentless heat wave has killed more than 1,200 people over the past 10 days.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 7:06:17 PM

Pakistan, India exchange lists of prisoners
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan and India on Wednesday exchanged lists of prisoners in accordance to an Agreement on Consular Access signed between the two countries in May 2008, the Pakistan foreign ministry said here.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 7:06:16 PM

Eight Pakistani soldiers killed in clash with Afghan forces
Kabul, July 1 (IANS) At least eight Pakistani soldiers were killed in a clash that erupted after a border violation in Afghanistan's Paktika province, an official said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 7:02:15 PM

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