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Benazir Bhutto vows to return home this year
Abu Dhabi, Aug 20 (Xinhua) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto has vowed to end her self-imposed exile and return to Pakistan between September and December.

Monday, August 20, 2007 4:04:01 PM

Insurgents kill three security personnel in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), Aug 20 (Xinhua) Two police officers and a soldier were killed in insurgent attacks in Salahudin province north of Baghdad Monday, police said.

Monday, August 20, 2007 4:02:34 PM

Iraqi governor killed in bomb attack
Baghdad, Aug 20 (Xinhua) The governor of the southern Iraqi province of Muthanna was killed in an attack Monday, a state-run television reported.

Monday, August 20, 2007 2:05:38 PM

250 kg TNT explosives seized in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 20 (Xinhua) Egyptian security forces have seized 250 kg of TNT explosives in northern Sinai peninsula, the official MENA news agency reported.

Monday, August 20, 2007 1:12:22 PM

Global gold jewellery demand reaches record $14.5 bn
Dubai, Aug 20 (IANS) Global demand for gold jewellery in the second quarter of 2007 has reached a record $14.5 bn mark, 37 percent more than the corresponding period of 2006, according to figures released by the World Gold Council (WGC) here.

Monday, August 20, 2007 1:07:30 PM

Jordan's King decides to dismantle parliament
Amman, Aug 19 (Xinhua) Jordan's King Abdullah II Sunday decided to dismantle parliament and hold legislative elections, television channel Al-Jazeera reported.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 6:43:43 PM

Thirty taken hostage in Iran
Tehran, Aug 19 (DPA) An unidentified criminal gang Sunday took at least 30 people hostage in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Beluchistan, ISNA news agency reported.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 6:43:19 PM

PLO denies negotiations with Israel
Ramallah, Aug 19 (Xinhua) An official of Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Sunday denied any kind of negotiations between Israel and Palestine.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 6:01:42 PM

Mortar shelling kills 12 in east Baghdad
Baghdad, Aug 19 (DPA) At least 12 Iraqis were killed Sunday and 31 wounded in the mortar shelling of an east Baghdad district, reported Arab broadcaster al-Arabiya.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 4:37:34 PM

Screams of tortured 12-year-old now silent in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 19 (DPA) Twelve-year-old Mohammed Abdelaziz screamed in pain, said his brother, as he was tortured in Egyptian police custody, but his screams are now silent.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 8:04:06 AM

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