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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:38:03 PM

Byrne caps stylish win at Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament
Jakarta, Aug 24 (IANS) James Byrne of Scotland produced a grandstand finish when he holed a remarkable eagle on the last to win the $100,000 Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament by three shots Sunday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 3:52:17 PM

Iranian FM arrives in Iraq for talks
Baghdad, Aug 24 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived here to hold talks with Iraqi leaders, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 3:12:20 PM

Five rockets fired from Syria hit Israel
Jerusalem, Aug 24 (IANS) Five rockets fired from Syria hit the Israel-occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said Sunday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 2:02:17 PM

Iran unveils missiles, drones
Tehran, Aug 24 (IANS) Iran Sunday unveiled two missiles and two drones at a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 2:02:15 PM

400 protestors booked, Imran asks Sharif to resign for a month
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign for a month during which a probe into the alleged poll rigging will be completed, even as 400 PTI protestors were booked for anti-government rallies and blocking traffic in Punjab province, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 1:52:12 PM

Afghan women drivers: A rare, cherished scene
Kabul, Aug 24 (IANS) In many countries, to see women drivers on streets is a familiar sight. In China and many European countries, it is not uncommon to see women driving taxis, buses and even heavy trucks. But in Afghanistan, a conservative Muslim country, to see a woman driver is still a rarity.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 1:10:03 PM

Bangladesh PM urges India to seal Teesta deal
Dhaka, Aug 24 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged India to seal the Teesta water-sharing agreement, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:40:06 PM

IAEA inspection on Iran military base unnecessary: Minister
Tehran, Aug 24 (IANS) Iran's Defence Minister Hossein Dehqan has said that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has no need to inspect the Parchin military base.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:14:03 AM

Lippi banned one game for challenging referee
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 24 (IANS) Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi has been banned for one match for confronting a referee during the Chinese football club's 0-1 away loss to the Western Sydney Wanderers in the Asian Champions League quarter-finals.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:06:20 AM

400 Pakistani protestors booked for holding rallies
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 400 Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) protestors have been booked for staging anti-government rallies in Pakistan, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:42:16 AM

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