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Benazir plans to return before next elections
Dubai, June 5 (IANS) Benazir Bhutto, former prime minister of chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party, hopes to return to Pakistan well before the next general elections which may take place at the end of this year.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 12:44:12 PM

Explosion hits Beirut, as Lebanese army battles Islamists
Beirut, June 5 (DPA) An explosion rocked Beirut, wounding 10 people, as deadly clashes engulfed the Lebanese army and Muslim extremists in the southern and northern parts of the country.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 9:38:26 AM

Bombing near Baghdad monastery kills two Iraqis
Baghdad, June 4 (DPA) Two Iraqis were killed and 10 wounded in an explosion near a monastery in southern Baghdad Monday, Voices of Iraq news agency quoted local authorities as saying.

Monday, June 04, 2007 8:00:48 PM

Lebanese army on alert around southern camp
Ain al-Hilweh (Lebanon), June 4 (DPA) Lebanese troops were on full alert Monday around a Palestinian refugee camp in the south of the country, after overnight fighting raised fears that the army could face a second battlefront separate to the ongoing siege of Nahr al-Bared.

Monday, June 04, 2007 5:58:45 PM

UAE gets tough on illegal foreign workers
Dubai, June 4 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has given three months to all expatriate workers and their employers to adjust to new labour laws or face heavy penalties.

Monday, June 04, 2007 3:03:42 PM

Indian boy killed in Bahrain
Dubai, June 4 (IANS) A seven-year-old Indian boy was crushed to death by a Bahraini man who was reversing his car at high speed.

Monday, June 04, 2007 11:20:41 AM

Protest in Gaza over threat to women journalists
Gaza, June 4 (DPA) About 60 people demonstrated in front of the Palestinian parliament building in Gaza City, protesting a recent threat to women journalists by a radical Islamic group.

Monday, June 04, 2007 10:48:22 AM

'West can cry but no change in Iranian nuclear policy'
Tehran, June 4 (DPA) The West can 'cry its heart out,' but there will be no change in Iran's nuclear research programme, said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Monday, June 04, 2007 9:06:33 AM

Six American soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, June 3 (Xinhua) Six US soldiers were killed in insurgent attacks across Iraq, military said Sunday.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 7:34:06 PM

Abbas, Olmert to meet soon (LEAD)
Gaza, June 3 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert would meet soon to discuss the idea of resuming the stalled Middle East peace process, Chief Negotiator, Saeb Erekat, said Sunday.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 7:32:46 PM

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