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Last updated: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 12:36:04 PM

'Not possible for Pakistan to meet SDGs'
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) It is not possible for Pakistan, which failed to achieve the targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an expert has said.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 10:52:04 AM

Myanmar drafts dialogue framework under 10 points
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 29 (IANS) Myanmar was drafting a framework for political dialogue between the government and ethnic armed groups under 10 points at the Myanmar Peace Centre here, an official report said on Sunday.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 9:30:04 AM

Syria accuses Turkey of taking oil, artefacts from rebels
Damascus, Nov 29 (IANS) Turkey increased its support to the militant groups in Syria in exchange for stolen Syrian and Iraqi oil and artefacts, Syrian army has said.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 9:02:05 AM

Top Kurdish lawyer killed in Turkey
Ankara, Nov 28 (IANS) A top Kurdish lawyer was killed on Saturday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a gathering in southeastern Turkey.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 6:16:05 PM

Turkey warns against travel to Russia
Ankara, Nov 28 (IANS) Turkey on Saturday warned its citizens against travelling to Russia amid escalating tensions between Ankara and Moscow after the downing of a Russian warplane by the Turkish air force.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 6:14:05 PM

China on alert for heavy fog
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Saturday issued a yellow alert for heavy fog in the northern and central regions.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 6:12:04 PM

Japan to bolster counter-terrorism measures
Tokyo, Nov 28 (IANS) The Japanese government will launch a new task force on December 8 that will take the lead in the country's revamped counter-terrorism initiatives, the media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 6:04:04 PM

Anupam Kher meets Jharkhand chief minister
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who is currently shooting for Neeraj Pandey's directorial "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story", met Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 5:28:03 PM

Largely peaceful protest by opposition: Maldives government
Male, Nov 28 (IANS) The Maldivian government on Saturday said that a protest staged by the opposition overnight was largely peaceful.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 4:38:03 PM

North Korea fails in sub launch of ballistic missile
Seoul, Nov 28 (IANS) North Korea failed in its test-launch of a ballistic missile from submarine after announcing the successful launch of such a missile in May, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 4:04:04 PM

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