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Extend ban to missiles, air attacks: Syrian opposition (Roundup)
Ankara/Havana/Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) The Syrian opposition Sunday demanded that the ban on the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government should be expanded to military aviation and ballistic missiles as well even as former Cuban president Fidel Castro hailed the Russia-backed proposal to deal with these weapons.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 8:20:03 PM

Myanmar seeks public support for 2014 census
Yangon, Sep 15 (IANS) Myanmar's Minister for Immigration and Population U Khin Yi Sunday urged the public to cooperate in the nationwide census in 2014 for working out a national development plan.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 7:44:03 PM

Buddha was born in Nepal, stresses India
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (IANS) Dispelling some media reports and outrage in Nepal on Zee TV's serial on Lord Buddha, the Indian embassy in Kathmandu has made it clear that Buddha was born in Nepal.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:58:03 PM

Thaworn Wiratchant wins Yeangder golf
Taipei, Sep 15 (IANS) Thai golfing star Thaworn Wiratchant rediscovered his best form when he won the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) for an unprecedented 16th Asian Tour title here Sunday.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:56:10 PM

Syrian opposition wants missiles, military aviation banned
Ankara, Sep 15 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) The Syrian opposition has demanded that the ban on the use of chemical weapons should be expanded to military aviation and ballistic missiles as well.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:32:05 PM

South Korea records trade surplus for 19th month
Seoul, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) South Korea logged a trade surplus for the 19th straight month in August thanks to improving export figures, customs data showed Sunday.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:24:04 PM

Egypt to reopen Gaza border: Palestinian diplomat
Gaza, Sep 15 (IANS) Egypt has promised to reopen Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip "soon", a Palestinian diplomat said Sunday.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:24:03 PM

300 climbers head to Tibet
Lhasa, Sep 15 (IANS) Nearly 300 mountaineers from different parts of the world will try to scale mountains in Tibet this autumn, according to the China Tibet Mountaineering Association.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:22:07 PM

Raj finishes fifth in Formula Masters
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian racing driver Raj Bharath Sunday rounded off a challenging Formula Masters outing at the Sepang International Circuit with a pair of fifth place finishes.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:22:05 PM

India favours Nov 19 elections in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (IANS) Reiterating India's firm support for a democratic, peaceful and prosperous Nepal, visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh Sunday said India favoured holding of the Nov 19 constituent assembly elections as per schedule.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 6:20:08 PM

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