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Queen's Cup golf tournament from June 18-21
Koh Samui (Thailand), May 27 (IANS) The Queen's Cup golf tournament will return for its seventh edition on the Asian Tour at the Santiburi Samui Country Club here from June 18 to 21, the organisers announced on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:48:04 PM

Two self-radicalised Singaporean youths arrested
Singapore, May 27 (IANS) Two Singaporean youths have been detained for terrorism-related activities since April this year, the ministry of home affairs (MHA) announced on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:36:15 PM

Singapore Airlines probes rare engine power loss incident
Singapore, May 27 (IANS) Singapore Airlines (SIA) is investigating how one of its Airbus A330-300s temporarily lost power in both Rolls-Royce engines in mid-flight, the flagship carrier said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:28:05 PM

Israel warns Hamas over rocket attack
Tel Aviv, May 27 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon on Wednesday warned Hamas to refrain from any attempt to fire rockets at Israel, after a Tuesday night rocket attack on the south.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:12:13 PM

Pakistan executes seven death-row convicts
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Seven death row convicts were executed in jails across Pakistan's Punjab and Balochistan province on Wednesday, a media report said.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:02:14 AM

Four militants killed in Kabul
Kabul, May 27 (IANS) Four militants were killed after trying to storm a guesthouse in a diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul, police said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:46:13 AM

Three policemen killed in Karachi firing
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Three police personnel were killed on Wednesday when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a police van in Pakistan's Karachi city.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:26:11 AM

Pakistan urges EU to relax travel restrictions
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan has urged the European Union (EU) to relax travel restrictions imposed on the country because of increasing incidence of polio, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:08:03 AM

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket attack
Gaza, May 27 (IANS) Israeli warplanes early on Wednesday launched missile strikes on military training facilities in the Gaza Strip in response to earlier firing of four rockets into Israel, security officials said.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:02:03 AM

Explosions, gunshots rock Afghan capital
Kabul, May 27 (IANS) Casualties were feared as explosions and ensuing gunshots rocked a diplomatic district in the central part of Kabul on Tuesday night, sources said.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:22:17 AM

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