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Sexual revolution ongoing in China, says an author
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Although attitudes toward sex are slowly changing in China, they still remain ambiguous and the ongoing sexual revolution differs from that of the West in the 1960s, according to Richard Burger, author of "Behind the Red Door: Sex in China".

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:32:53 PM

Caribbean island of St. Lucia observes Indian Arrival Day
St. Lucia, a tiny island nation of 176,000 people in the eastern Caribbean, held its first Indian Arrival Day programme to commemorate the arrival of the first group of Indian indentured workers over a century and a half ago.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:18:50 PM

Impossible! 49 stations had more than 100 percent voting
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Forty-nine polling stations in Pakistan achieved the impossible -- the votes polled were more than the total number of voters.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:23:17 AM

Silent voters catapulted PML-N to power: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was nearly reaching the majority mark in the National Assembly all thanks to "silent voters who turned out in droves to catapult the party to power once again", said a leading daily Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:20:54 AM

Ancient mosaic found in Israel
Jerusalem, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists have found a mosaic dating back around 1,500 years in an area in the northern part of Be'er Sheva, the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority said.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:14:54 AM

Sherry Rehman quits as Pakistan envoy to US
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Sherry Rehman has quit as Pakistan's ambassador to the US, it was reported here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 10:57:05 AM

Ahmadinejad will not be flogged: Spokesman
Tehran, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Iranian government spokesman has dismissed a media report that claimed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could face 74 lashes for breaking the country's election rules.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 7:06:57 AM

Nawaz for friendly ties with India, invites Manmohan to Pakistan (Roundup)
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Nawaz Sharif, who is set to be Pakistan's prime minister for a third time, Monday said his government would have friendly relations with India and said he would invite Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to his oath-taking ceremony here.

Monday, May 13, 2013 9:41:02 PM

PPP accepts Pakistan election results as Zardari greets nation
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan's outgoing ruling party, which faced defeat in the May 11 elections, Monday announced that it accepts polls results despite "serious reservations".

Monday, May 13, 2013 8:41:00 PM

Nawaz Sharif invites Manmohan to Pakistan
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Nawaz Sharif, who is set to be Pakistan's prime minister for a third time, said Monday he would invite Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to his oath-taking ceremony here.

Monday, May 13, 2013 5:51:28 PM

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