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Two terrorists sentenced to death in China
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) A court in China has sentenced two men to death and three to prison for taking part in a terrorist attack in Xinjiang Uygur region in April.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:21:54 PM

UN chief begins Pakistan's visit
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Pakistan Tuesday on a two-day visit for talks on disaster management, peace and education, officials said.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 10:30:16 AM

44 shot dead at Nigeria mosque
Abuja, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 44 people have been killed in a shooting at a mosque in Nigeria's Borno state, BBC reported.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:34:09 AM

Israel clears landmines near its sea port
Jerusalem, Aug 13 (IANS) An operation to clear minefields near Israel's Red Sea port of Eilat has been successfully completed, Israel's defence ministry announced Monday.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 4:18:08 AM

30 killed in Iraq attacks
Baghdad, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 104 others wounded in separate violent attacks in Iraq Monday, police said.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 2:48:12 AM

Abbas not authorised to negotiate with Israel: Hamas
Gaza, Aug 13 (IANS) The Hamas group that controls the Gaza Strip said Monday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was not authorised to negotiate peace with Israel.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 2:06:13 AM

Turkey criticises Israel's housing plan
Ankara, Aug 13 (IANS) Turkey Monday criticised Israel's decision to build about 1,200 new housing units in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, saying it won't help the peace talks set to resume in two days.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 1:14:15 AM

Eight killed in Iraq suicide bombing
Baghdad, Aug 12 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 25 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself at a cafe in central Iraq, reported BBC citing officials.

Monday, August 12, 2013 11:40:05 PM

Japan, China express willingness to better ties
Tokyo, Aug 12 (IANS) On the occasion of 35th anniversary of the signing of the Sino-Japanese Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1978, China and Japan Monday expressed willingness to improve their bilateral ties.

Monday, August 12, 2013 11:30:17 PM

Germany commits Euro 200 million loan for Himachal project
Shimla, Aug 12 (IANS) Germany has committed a soft loan of Euro 201.50 million (Rs.1,630 crore) loan to state-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) for its upcoming hydropower project in the state, an official said here Monday.

Monday, August 12, 2013 11:06:15 PM

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