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Bharti Airtel, SoftBank Mobile develop low-cost for Africa
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In its bid to provide cost-efficient 3G mobile phone services in difficult terrain in Africa, Bharti Airtel and SoftBank Mobile Corp. have harnessed a communications satellite as a transmitter following a field trial, a company statement said here Thursday.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:16:26 PM

China appeals for restraint in Syria
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) China has called for calm in the ongoing crisis in Syria.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:46:26 PM

Ace microblogger held for prostitution in China
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Police in Beijing have detained 27 people, including a prolific microblogger, after they were found to have been involved in prostitution, Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau said Wednesday.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 7:06:27 AM

China, Vietnam pledge to resolve South China Sea dispute
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh in Beijing Wednesday and pledged to resolve the dispute between the two countries in the South China Sea.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 6:34:04 AM

Wave of attacks kill 57 in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS) A series of bombing and shooting incidents Wednesday, mainly in the national capital Baghdad, left at least 57 people dead and 207 wounded in Iraq, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 5:44:04 AM

Iran warns against consequences of attack on Syria
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday warned of "disastrous" consequences of a possible US attack on Syria, saying that it will be a "catastrophe" for the region, media reported.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 5:02:23 AM

UAE charity donates clothes to 4,000 Pakistani children
Lahore, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) UAE's primary humanitarian organisation Red Crescent Authority (RCA) Wednesday donated clothes to 4,000 orphaned and underprivileged children in Pakistan's Lahore city, an RCA official said.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 4:36:27 AM

Floods affect Sino-Russia border trade
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) The recent floods and storms in China's northeast regions have hit trade with Russia, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:58:03 AM

We will surprise aggressors, says Syrian PM
Damascus, Aug 29 (IANS) Syria's Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi Wednesday said that Syria would surprise the "aggressors" in case of a US-led military action, media reported.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:10:05 AM

Severity of radioactive leak raised at Japan plant
Tokyo, Aug 29 (IANS) Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) Wednesday announced that they have officially raised the level of severity of the radioactive water leak at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant to level three.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:08:04 AM

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