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Indian nurses now caught in conflict in Libya
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a near replay of the incidents in Iraq, large numbers of Indian nurses are caught in spiralling violence in Libya, where rival militant groups seek to control the capital's international airport, and have approached the Indian mission for help and even evacuation.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:56:13 PM

Japanese student kills, dismembers classmate
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS/EFE) A 16-year-old high school student arrested for allegedly killing a classmate and dismembering her in Sasebo in southwestern Japan, confessed to police that she "wanted to try killing someone", media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:14:03 PM

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen
Colombo, July 29 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 50 Indian fishermen for illegal poaching in its waters, a navy official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:10:04 PM

Six killed in attack on Pakistan politician's house
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS/EFE) At least six people, including a local political leader's brother, were killed Tuesday in an attack by an armed group in northwestern Pakistan, a police official said.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:50:04 PM

Breaking protocol, Nepal PM to personally receive Modi
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) Breaking protocol, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will personally receive his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi when he lands in Kathmandu Aug 3 on a two-day visit.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:06:17 PM

Breaking protocol, Nepal PM to receive Modi
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) Breaking protocol, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will receive his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi when he lands in Kathmandu Aug 3 on a two-day visit.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:32:15 PM

Gaza militants kill five Israeli soldiers
Jerusalem, July 29 (IANS) At least five Israeli soldiers were killed when militants from Gaza crossed into Israel through a tunnel near the border, the military said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:12:13 PM

Kazakh volleyballer becomes new Internet sensation
Almaty, July 29 (IANS) It took just a few days for Sabina Altynbekova, an under-19 female volleyball player from Kazakhstan, to hit stardom. After some performances during a youth tournament in Taipei last week, the attractive sportswoman has pocketed more than 200,000 subscribers in her Instagram account.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:10:06 PM

Cleanliness, punctuality Modi's mantra: Chinese daily
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) New vigour is sweeping through Indian government offices after Narendra Modi became the prime minister with ministers conducting surprise checks to see if bureaucrats are in their seats in time and offices being kept clean and tidy to give an air of efficiency, a Chinese daily said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:00:04 PM

Indian nurses now caught in Libyan conflict
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a near replay of the incidents in Iraq, a large number of Indian nurses are caught amid spiralling violence in Libya, where rival militias seek to control the capital's international airport, and have approached the Indian mission for aid and even help in evacuation.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:54:04 PM

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