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Sharif submits nomination papers for Pakistan PM's position
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Nawaz Sharif, whose party emerged victorious in the general elections, Tuesday submitted nomination papers to contest for the position of Pakistan's prime minister.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 7:13:17 PM

China's luxury consumption pattern changes
Hong Kong, June 4 (IANS) China's affluent consumers are increasing their purchases of lower price luxury items, moving away from established brands, Bank Julius Baer said in a report here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 7:13:10 PM

Malyasian cabinet to discuss custody deaths issue
Singapore, June 4 (IANS) The issue of deaths involving India-origin people in police custody in Malaysia is likely to be raised in that country's cabinet meeting, a media report said. The issue has drawn the ire of the Malaysian Indian community.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 7:13:03 PM

UEFA U-21 tournament to kick off in Israel
Jerusalem, June 4 (IANS) Israel's under-21 football team made its final preparation for the kick-off of UEFA's U-21 Championship.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 12:32:12 PM

Afghan man, three kids die in bombing
Kabul, June 4 (IANS) A man and three of his children were killed Tuesday in a huge blast when their vehicle ran over a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's western province of Farah, an official said.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 11:40:01 AM

China slaughterhouse fire toll rises to 120
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) The toll in Monday's fire at a slaughterhouse in northeast China's Jilin province has risen to 120, authorities said.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 11:28:01 AM

Turkey a destination for people seeking fertility treatments
Istanbul, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Turkey has become the preferred destination for couples from the Middle East, Eastern Europe and even the US who seek in vitro fertilization so they can have babies.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 10:58:01 AM

Zardari resigned to his fate: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, whose party was trounced in the general elections, is "resigned to his fate", a Pakistani daily said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 10:54:03 AM

UAE distributes Braille Quran in Palestine
Jerusalem, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Human Appeal International (HAI) has launched a campaign under which Quran books in Braille are being distributed in Palestine.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 1:18:05 AM

Two killed in China chopper crash
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Two people were killed and another was severely injured when a police helicopter crashed during a training mission in China's Shaanxi province Monday, authorities said.

Monday, June 03, 2013 7:50:58 PM

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