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Iran opposed to UN rapporteur's visit: official
Tehran, July 1 (IANS) Tehran is opposed to any visit by Ahmed Shaheed, the UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Iran, due to his "invalid" reports, reported Xinhua citing Secretary of Iran's Human Rights Bureau, Mohammad-Javad Larijani.

Monday, July 01, 2013 9:56:11 AM

219,000 kids work illegally in Chile
Santiago, July 1 (IANS/EFE) Chile's government said 229,000 children perform some type of economic activity in the country and 219,000 work illegally, many in jobs considered dangerous.

Monday, July 01, 2013 9:34:06 AM

China to hold biggest chemical equipment exhibition
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Most advanced technologies of chemical devices will be on display for two days in China's Shanghai city in August.

Monday, July 01, 2013 8:28:05 AM

14 killed in Iraq attacks
Baghdad, July 1 (IANS) At least 14 people, including teenagers, were killed and 26 injured in separate attacks in Iraq Sunday, the interior ministry and police sources said.

Monday, July 01, 2013 7:14:05 AM

Seven killed in Syrian helicopter attack
Damascus, July 1 (IANS) Seven Syrian state employees were killed Sunday when rebels downed their helicopter in Aleppo city, Xinhua reported.

Monday, July 01, 2013 6:56:06 AM

Downpours leave 14 dead, several missing in China
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed while several others went missing following heavy rainfall that caused flooding and landslide in various regions across China, authorities said Sunday.

Monday, July 01, 2013 5:04:04 AM

28 killed, over 70 injured in Pakistan suicide attack
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) At least 28 people, included nine women and a minor girl, were killed and over 70 injured in a suicide blast in Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province Sunday night, the Dawn reported.

Monday, July 01, 2013 1:14:05 AM

22 killed in Pakistan twin blasts
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and over 60 injured in twin bomb blasts that occurred in Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province Sunday night, local media and officials said.

Monday, July 01, 2013 12:38:05 AM

Kerry sees progress in Mideast peace talks
Ramallah, June 30 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday said progress was made in his efforts to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

Sunday, June 30, 2013 8:16:05 PM

Seven Slovaks held in Iran for violating laws
Tehran, June 30 (IANS) Seven Slovak citizens have been arrested in Iran for violating laws of the country. They travelled as tourists, but had "unconventional behaviour and equipment", Iranian officials said Sunday.

Sunday, June 30, 2013 7:42:07 PM

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