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UNRWA calls for speeding up construction materials for Gaza
Gaza, Oct 20 (IANS) The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Monday called on Israel to speed up the shipment of construction raw materials to the Gaza Strip.

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:30:05 PM

India's Karman Thandi wins WTA Future Stars title
Singapore, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Karman Kaur Thandi dispatched Chinese Taipei's Huan Hsiang-Wen 6-4, 6-2 in the women's singles final to clinch the Under-16 2014 WTA Future Stars event at the Kallang Tennis Centre here Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:00:04 PM

Hong Kong court bans protesters from blocking roads (Roundup)
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) The Hong Kong High Court Monday granted two interim injunctions barring protesters from occupying key areas in the city even as the Chinese government accused the demonstrators of "putting social order at risk".

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:18:04 PM

U-16 India girls face must-win game against UAE
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian women's Under-16 football team will take on United Arab Emirates in a must-win Group B clash of the AFC Championship qualifying round at the Bangabandhu Stadium here Tuesday.

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:16:07 PM

Egypt asks Israelis, Palestinians to resume talks
Ramallah, Oct 20 (IANS) Egypt Monday called on the Israelis and the Palestinians to resume in Cairo next week the talks on reinforcing the ceasefire and restoring calm in the Gaza Strip, a senior official said.

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:58:04 PM

Iraq's top Shia cleric supports Abadi's government
Baghdad, Oct 20 (IANS) Iraq's most revered Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Monday met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and expressed his support to Abadi's new government and its fighting against the extremist Islamic State (IS) militant group.

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:42:19 PM

Modi gets formal invitation for Saarc summit
New Delhi/Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) Foreign Minister of Nepal Mahendra Bahadur Pandey Monday extended an invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in the forthcoming 18th Saarc Summit to be held in Kathmandu Nov 26-27.

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:26:18 PM

29 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 20 injured Monday in a head-on collision between two passenger buses in Bangladesh.

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:00:05 PM

Three killed in car bomb attacks in Iraq's Karbala
Baghdad, Oct 20 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 17 others wounded in four car bomb attacks in Iraq's holy Shia city of Karbala, a police source said.

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:12:14 PM

Myanmar fined for fans' pitch invasion in AFC U-19
Yangon, Oct 20 (IANS) Myanmar's football authorities were Monday fined $24,000 after their fans invaded the pitch post a AFC U-19 Championships game here.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:58:04 PM

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