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Golfers Goosen, Thongchai confirm for Indonesia Open
Jakarta, Sep 19 (IANS) Two-time Major champion Retief Goosen and three-time Tour winner Pablo Larrazabal will headline the Indonesia Open which tees off here Nov 28 to go on till Dec 1.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 1:38:03 PM

Iran frees human rights lawyer
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS) Iran has freed a prominent human rights lawyer and several other people who were arrested after the 2009 presidential election.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:56:09 PM

World wrestling: Iran wins two freestyle titles
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS) Iran has won two freestyle titles at the 2013 World Wrestling Championships at the Papp Laszlo Sports Arena in Budapest.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:52:10 PM

Serena Williams pulls out of Pan Pacific Open
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) World No.1 Serena Williams of the United States has pulled out of the upcoming Pan Pacific Open in Japan.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:38:17 PM

Esteghlal books place in AFC semifinals
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS) Iran's Esteghlal defeated Buriram United of Thailand and booked a place in the AFC Champions League semifinals.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:38:15 PM

Lebanon seeks more aid for Syrian refugees
Beirut, Sep 19 (IANS) Facing difficulties in tackling a rapidly increasing number of Syrian refugees, Lebanon has appealed to the global community to provide more aid to be able to support the civil war-affected people.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:18:04 AM

'Iran not to close underground enrichment site'
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS) Iran will not shut down its underground bunker of Fordow uranium enrichment facilities, the head of Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran has said.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 7:52:08 AM

Three Pakistani air hostesses held in Britain
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Three air hostesses of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were arrested in Britain from a hotel, Online news agency reported Wednesday.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:26:06 AM

Heavy rains kill eight in Chinese province
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) At least eight people died and three went missing following rain-triggered landslides in China's Sichuan province, authorities said Wednesday.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 1:32:07 AM

Assad hails Russia's 'supportive' stance (Roundup)
Damascus/Berlin/United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Wednesday hailed Russia's stance toward Damascus as giving hope for a new roadmap leading to "global balance".

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 9:02:04 PM

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