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15 injured after train derails in China
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) Fifteen people were rushed to hospital after a passenger train derailed in northeast China's Heilongjiang province early Sunday.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 7:18:09 AM

189,000 kids get anti-polio vaccine in Syria
Damascus, April 13 (IANS) A total of 189,000 children, aged below five, have been vaccinated against polio for the past week in the the central province of Homs, as part of a national government campaign in the war-torn country, state media reported.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 7:16:19 AM

Magnitude 7.8 quake hits Solomon Islands
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted near Solomon Islands early Sunday, China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 6:32:31 AM

21 killed, 45 injured in Iraq violence
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and 45 wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq Saturday, police and medical sources said.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 6:06:44 AM

No replacement for new UN envoy: Iran
Tehran, April 13 (IANS) Iran does not have any replacement for its newly-proposed UN ambassador who has been denied entry visa by the US, the Iranian government said Saturday.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 2:34:05 AM

Syrian rebels accused of using toxic gas
Damascus, April 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front used toxic gas in the central province of Hama, killing at least two people and causing suffocation to hundred others, official Syrian media said Saturday.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 2:34:04 AM

Sharp cuts, classic fabrics defines Omar Farooq's menswear line
Lahore, April 13 (IANS) Menswear designs offer restricted options to experiment with styles but Pakistani designer Omar Farooq has turned this into his strength, presenting a gamut of clothing for men defined by sharp cuts and achieving a royal finish from the classic fabrics used at PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2014 Saturday.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:42:15 AM

China, Australia to speed up FTA talks
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China and Australia Saturday expressed hope to hasten negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and strike a deal as soon as possible.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:42:14 AM

Four killed in Afghan landslide
Kabul, April 13 (IANS) At least four people died and scores of houses destroyed as a landslide hit two villages in Afghanistan's Takhar province Saturday, a government official said.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:42:13 AM

When Rajasthani flavour added colour to the Pakistan runway
Lahore, April 13 (IANS) Known for its textiles, semi-precious stones, handicrafts and colourful tie and dye work, Rajasthan's glorious heritage was fully visible in Karma Pink's show on the third day of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2014 with the ramp dominated by clothing inspired by its vibrant culture and traditions.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:42:12 AM

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