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Over 250 held for drug trafficking in China
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Over 250 people, including four Vietnamese, have been arrested in two Chinese provinces for their involvement in drug trafficking, police said.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 9:10:06 AM

Iran not to allow foreigners to decide for Syria: Minister
Tehran, June 23 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi has said that his country will not allow any foreign nation to decide for the Syrian people, after a "Friends of Syria" meeting in Doha pledged to arm the Syrian rebels.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 8:10:01 AM

Assad announces salary raise for state servants
Damascus, June 23 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has announced salary raise for state servants, military personnel and retired employees, state-run SANA news agency reported.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 7:48:04 AM

Hamas executes two Palestinians for working for Israel
Gaza, June 23 (IANS) The Hamas group, which controls the Gaza Strip, has executed two Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel, the group said in a statement.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 6:22:04 AM

8,000 stranded as storm hits China island
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Tropical storm Bebinca disrupted at least 147 flights and left more than 8,000 passengers stranded at an airport in south China's Hainan island province, officials said.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 5:16:05 AM

15 killed in Iraq mosque bombing
Baghdad, June 23 (IANS) At least 15 worshipers were killed and 30 others wounded in a suicide bombing at a Shia mosque near the Iraqi capital, police said.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 2:14:06 AM

Turkish weightlifters out of Mediterranean Games due to doping
Ankara, June 22 (IANS) Eight Turkish weightlifters are out of the Mediterranean Games for failing doping tests at a training camp.

Saturday, June 22, 2013 7:34:05 PM

Indian paddlers crash out of Japan Open
Yokohoma, June 22 (IANS) Indian paddlers crashed out of the Japan Open Super Series as both Achanta Sharath Kamal and Soumyajit Ghosh bowed out of the men's singles here Saturday.

Saturday, June 22, 2013 7:34:04 PM

Silver finish for boxer Manjeet at China Open
Guiyang (China), June 22 (IANS) The Indian challenge at the third China Open Boxing Tournament here came to an end with super heavyweight boxer Manjeet Singh losing out in the title round.

Saturday, June 22, 2013 6:54:03 PM

FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off in Turkey
Ankara, June 22 (IANS) FIFA U-20 World Cup matches started with Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and FIFA president Joseph Blatter attending the opening ceremony and the opening match.

Saturday, June 22, 2013 2:50:06 PM

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