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Pakistan sends aid to Afghanistan for avalanche
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Pakistan sent relief goods Saturday to the avalanche-hit people in Afghanistan, officials said.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 5:26:13 PM

India, Iran push to boost bilateral trade
Tehran, Feb 28 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Iran will receive a fillip with the signing of a preferential trade agreement, the head of the Trade Promotion Organisation of Iran said Saturday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 5:24:03 PM

Wrongly convicted Chinese man lodges compensation appeal
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) A man who was wrongly convicted of murder has asked China's top court for compensation of three million yuan (about $490,000) after he refused a local court's previous offer.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:30:06 PM

AirAsia crash: Indonesia officially ends search operations
Jakarta, Feb 28 (IANS) An Indonesian official Saturday said the search operation for bodies and wreckage of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 has officially come to an end.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:18:05 PM

Six killed, 42 injured in Iraq twin bombings
Baghdad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 42 injured Saturday in two car bombings at a marketplace in Iraq's Diyala province.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:52:18 PM

Four suspected Al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen
Sanaa, Feb 28 (IANS) At least four suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed during a US drone strike on a convoy in Yemen's Shabwa province, a security official said Saturday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:50:04 PM

Afghan avalanche toll rises to 250
Kabul, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 250 people were killed and an unknown number remained missing after avalanches hit Afghanistan over the past couple of days, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:36:19 PM

Pakistan loses 66-year-old Taj Mahal cinema
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) A 66-year-old cinema in Pakistan has shut down -- mainly due to declining clientele.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:08:04 PM

MH17 crash: Victims' kin can visit reconstructed wreckage site
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 28 (IANS) Malaysian Transport minister Liow Tiong Lai Saturday said the relatives of passengers and crew of the crashed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 can visit a reconstructed wreckage site in the Netherlands.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:40:05 PM

Pakistan optimistic about final Iran-P5+1 n-deal
Tehran, Feb 28 (IANS) Expressing optimism about the clinching of a practical deal in the near future between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers, Islamabad says very good progress has been made in the nuclear talks between the two sides over the past one-and-half years.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:38:04 PM

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