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50 killed in Nigeria's poll-related violence
Abuja, March 31 (IANS) Over 50 people are reported to have been killed in attacks and security violations during last weekend's presidential election in Nigeria, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 5:56:13 PM

Saina, Srikanth look to good progress in Malaysia Open (Preview)
Kuala Lumpur, March 31 (IANS) Fresh from victories in the Indian Open, leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Sriaknth will look to continue their progress at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium here.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 5:50:03 PM

All Ding needs is a win, says Higgins
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Local favourite Ding Junhui finally broke the first-round elimination jinx at the 2015 World Snooker China Open, and "Wizard" John Higgins on Tuesday said that could become a turning point to see him roar up again.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 5:16:12 PM

India-Japan to focus on maritime security
Tokyo, March 31 (IANS) India and Japan on Tuesday agreed to enhance bilateral defence and security cooperation, including in the field of maritime security, an official statement said.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 4:32:05 PM

UN welcomes Myanmar's historic ceasefire agreement
Yangon, March 31 (IANS) The UN on Tuesday welcomed the historic signing of a draft nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) in Myanmar after negotiations for more than a year, said a statement of the UN Information Center.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 4:10:04 PM

Tokyo renews sanctions against Pyongyang over kidnapped Japanese
Tokyo, March 31 (IANS) The Japanese government on Tuesday renewed trade sanctions against North Korea after the Pyongyang regime failed to furnish a report on investigations into the abduction of Japanese citizens by North Korea several decades ago, Efe news agency reported.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:50:03 PM

26 killed in Syria attacks
Beirut, March 31 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed in missile attacks and bombings in northern and southern Syria, Efe news agency reported citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:40:04 PM

Iranian supreme leader pardons over 800 prisoners
Tehran, March 31 (IANS) Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned and commuted the sentences of hundreds of convicts.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:24:04 PM

Iran rejects claims of arms flow to Yemen
Tehran, March 31 (IANS) Iran has categorically dismissed as "sheer lies" allegations of weapons and ammunition delivery to Yemen.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:44:03 PM

Pakistani officials head for Saudi Arabia for talks
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) A high-level Pakistani delegation led by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and advisor to the prime minister Sartaj Aziz left for Saudi Arabia to hold talks over the ongoing crisis in Yemen on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:40:04 PM

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