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No soldiers sent to Syria: Iranian defence minister
Tehran, May 25 (IANS) Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi denied Saturday that Iran has dispatched any military forces to Syria, reported Xinhua citing the semi-official Fars news agency.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 9:50:26 PM

US to destroy Syrian air power if Geneva 2 talks fail: Senator
Dead Sea (Jordan), May 25 (IANS) US Senator John McCain said Saturday that if the second Geneva conference on the Syria issue failed, his country would act to take out the air power of the Syrian government.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 9:14:10 PM

11 killed in Myanmar bus accident
Yangon, May 25 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 15 others injured Saturday when a passenger bus overturned on Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw highway in Myanmar, reported Xinhua citing state-run radio.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 9:10:11 PM

Myanmar visit to turn new page in history: Japanese PM
Yangon, May 25 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a message published in Myanmar official media here Saturday that his current official visit to Myanmar will bring Japan-Myanmar cooperation to even higher level and serve as an opportunity to lay down a foundation for turning a new page in history.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 4:12:14 PM

Malaysian Indian Congress to hold its polls in 2014
Singapore, May 25 (IANS) The organisational elections of the Malyasian Indian Congress (MIC), including the presidential election, will be held in 2014, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 2:38:18 PM

Preparations on for Sikh festival in Malaysia
Singapore, May 25 (IANS) Preparations are on for the four-day festival of Barsi, said to be the largest Sikh event outside of the Punjab state in India, in Gurdwara Sahib Malacca in the Malaysian state of Malacca, starting May 30.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 2:34:13 PM

15 Pakistani kids die in school van cylinder blast
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least 15 children were killed Saturday when the gas cylinder in their school van blew up in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:06:20 PM

15 Pakistani kids die in cylinder blast
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least 15 children were killed in a school van gas cylinder blast that took place Saturday in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 11:02:15 AM

Italian held in Thailand in $8 mn fraud case
Bangkok, May 25 (IANS/AKI) An Italian national, suspected of defrauding Italian lenders of over $8 million, has been arrested in Thailand and will be deported to his country, Thai police said.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 5:10:54 AM

Azerbaijan not to join NATO
Baku, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Azerbaijan will join neither NATO nor the Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), but is prepared to cooperate with both, a presidential aide said.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 3:30:20 AM

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