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Paleolithic Age site found in China
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have discovered a large paleolithic site that dates back 10,000-30,000 years in China's Heilongjiang province, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:20:10 PM

Over 30 Syrian soldiers killed in clashes with IS
Damascus, Oct 29 (IANS) Over 30 Syrian troops were killed during overnight clashes with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group near a key gas field in the country's central province of Homs, an oppositional monitoring group reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:18:03 PM

14 bodies found after Sri Lanka landslide
Colombo, Oct 29 (IANS) Fourteen bodies have been found after a massive landslide hit central Sri Lanka, and authorities say more than 150 people remain missing.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:00:04 PM

North Korea says talks depend on South Korea
Seoul, Oct 29 (IANS) North Korea said Wednesday that holding high-level inter-Korean talks depends on South Korea, according to Seoul's unification ministry.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:56:18 PM

Bangladesh to hang Jamaat-e-Islami chief
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) A special tribunal in Bangladesh Wednesday handed down the death penalty to Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for wartime atrocities during the country's 1971 Liberation War, media reports said.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:38:04 PM

Six missing after cargo ship sinks in China
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Six people went missing after a cargo ship sank in the Yangtze river in China Tuesday night, authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:16:15 PM

UN to help Myanmar move out of least developed countries
Yangon, Oct 29 (IANS) The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) vowed to provide technical assistance to Myanmar to help lift it out of the least developed countries (LDC) list, the president's office said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:14:03 PM

Needles removed from abused baby's body in China
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Needles allegedly inserted into the body of an 11-month-old baby, by her abusive aunt were surgically removed.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:06:10 PM

A month in the 'village', the heart of protests in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Oct 29 (IANS/EFE) A month after the pro-democracy movement of Hong Kong began with the peaceful occupation of city streets, the daily life of one of the areas has been enriched by the ingenuity of protesters who have converted the area into a self-sustaining settlement.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:02:11 PM

Israeli military most powerful in Middle East, says study
Jerusalem, Oct 29 (IANS) Israel's military is the most powerful in the Middle East, media reported quoting a study commissioned by Business Insider.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:58:03 AM

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