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Over 25 inmates flee Indonesian prison
Jakarta, Aug 18 (IANS) Around 25 to 30 inmates escaped from a crowded prison in Indonesia's Sumatra Island Sunday following a riot.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 9:42:31 PM

Squash: Kush Kumar in final
Nanjing (China), Aug 18 (IANS) India's Kush Kumar defeated N.G. Eain Yow of Malaysia 11-6, 11-13, 11-9, 11-8 to enter the final of the Men's singles squash in the second Asian Youth Games here Sunday.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 9:30:40 PM

Iran has 18,000 centrifuges, 10,000 operating
Tehran, Aug 18 (IANS) Iran has about 18,000 centrifuges, of which 10,000 are operating, the outgoing head of the country's atomic energy panel said Sunday.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 9:28:39 PM

Turkish pilot abandons flight to protest colleagues' kidnapping
Ankara, Aug 18 (IANS) A Turkish Airlines pilot abandoned an Istanbul-Beirut flight Sunday to protest the abduction of two Turkish pilots in Lebanon earlier this month, reports said.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 8:36:32 PM

Baby-bashing Chinese policeman held
Zhengzhou (China), Aug 18 (IANS) A policeman who is alleged to have seriously injured an infant by grabbing her and hurling her onto the ground has been detained in central China's Henan Province, local authorities said Sunday.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 8:20:33 PM

'Istanbul win offers historic firsts for Olympic Movement'
Nanjing (China), Aug 18 (IANS) The Olympic Movement will create a series of historic firsts if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) award the 2020 Summer Games to Istanbul, bid chairman Hasan Arat said here Sunday.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:28:27 PM

UN chemical investigation team arrives in Syria
Damascus, Aug 18 (IANS) The UN chemical investigation team arrived in the Syrian capital Sunday to start a 14-day mission aimed at probing alleged use of chemical weapons in conflict-stricken areas.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:22:40 PM

Bangladesh scientists decode local jute genome
Dhaka, Aug 18 (IANS) A team of Bangladeshi scientists has successfully decoded the genome sequence of a local variety of jute plant, opening up a new vista in the development of the golden fibre.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:16:38 PM

Fatah to offer polls to Hamas to end split
Gaza, Aug 18 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party will offer general elections to rival Hamas movement as a way to end the Palestinian internal split, a Fatah official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:10:08 PM

Kin of Gorkha soldier killed in Kashmir in mourning
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) The family of a Gorkha soldier of the Indian Army who was killed by Pakistani troopers are mourning his death, his family said here Sunday.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 5:46:25 PM

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