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Bo Xilai trial for bribery, embezzlement begins
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) The trial of Bo Xilai, former Communist Party of China (CPC) chief of Chongqing Municipal Committee, opened Thursday at Jinan Intermediate People's Court in east China's Shandong Province.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:56:20 PM

Voting in Pakistan's by-elections ends, counting starts
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Voting in Pakistan's by-elections ended Thursday afternoon and the authorities started counting the votes in the presence of polling agents of the candidates.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:54:08 PM

Maldives quashes flogging sentence against teenage girl
Colombo, Aug 22 (IANS) The Maldives High Court has overturned a juvenile court verdict sentencing a 15-year-old rape victim to 100 lashes after she was charged with fornication.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:24:04 PM

Youth Games: 27 nations have won medals so far
Nanjing (China), Aug 22 (IANS) With two competition days remaining in the second Asian Youth Games here, no fewer than 27 of the 45 countries and regions will be going home with at least one medal.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:10:04 PM

Yang overcomes hydrophobia to win AYG medals
Nanjing (China), Aug 22 (IANS) Winner of two medals already in the second Asian Youth Games (AYG), Yang Chunyao of Chinese Taipei has come far since his fear of water kept him away from the waves as a youngster.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:02:13 PM

India to build library for Nepali academicians
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) India has agreed provide NRs.4.41 crore to build a three-storied library for the Nepal Academy here.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:00:04 PM

Esteghlal beat Buriram 1-0 in Asian meet
Tehran, Aug 22 (IANS) Iranian football club Esteghlal beat Thai club Buriram United 1-0 in the AFC Champions League quarterfinal.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:44:11 PM

Pakistan to release 365 Indian prisoners
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to release 365 Indian prisoners as a goodwill gesture, the interior ministry announced Thursday.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:40:06 PM

Pakistan to pursue policy of dialogue, restraint with India: Official
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said it would pursue a policy of restraint, responsibility and dialogue with India for the larger interest of peace in the region, urging the neighbouring country to reciprocate its approach.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:26:11 PM

Retail sales in South Korea fall
Seoul, Aug 22 (IANS) Retail sales in South Korea fell last month as the prolonged rainy season has weakened domestic demands, a government report showed Thursday.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 4:32:07 PM

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