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Two killed in elephant attack in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) Two people, including a child, were killed when an elephant went on rampage in a Nepal village Sunday.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 2:50:03 PM

China suffer defeat, Chinese Taipei stun hosts
Manila, Aug 4 (IANS) Defending champion China suffered their second defeat at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship here as they lost to Iran 51-70.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 1:34:01 PM

Volunteers guard tombs of Chinese emperors
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) In the countryside of Xianyang in northwest China's Shaanxi province, a farmer named He Jin patrols the fields every night with a flashlight and a baton. For the past 15 years, the man has been among thousands of people who have volunteered to protect heritage sites packed with tombs of Chinese emperors.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 11:34:05 AM

Rains destroy traditional cave homes in China
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) People living in cave-like homes in arid northwest China's Loess plateau had never considered abandoning their dwellings until recently, when continuous downpour wreaked havoc across the region.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 9:54:11 AM

Two held for concealing deaths of seven people in China
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Two men have been detained by police for allegedly concealing an explosion that killed seven workers in north China's Hebei province, officials said.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 9:04:11 AM

Three European arms experts killed in Syria
Damascus, Aug 4 (IANS) Three European arms experts working with Syrian rebels were killed in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, the pro-government Sham FM radio reported.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 8:48:11 AM

Next round of Mideast talks in Israel in mid-August
Jerusalem, Aug 4 (IANS) The next round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians will be held in Israel in the second week of August, Israel's chief negotiator Tzipi Livni said.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 8:26:05 AM

UAE charity distributes 20 tonnes of dates in Jordan
Amman (Jordan), Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) The Al Maktoum Charity Authority from the UAE has distributed 20 tonnes of dates in Zarqa governorate in Jordan.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 7:38:10 AM

Nine Afghans killed in bombing near Indian consulate (Night Intro Roundup)
Kabul/New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) At least nine Afghans, including children, were killed and 24 wounded Saturday when a suicide bomber blew up a car laden with explosives near the Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, police said. The mission staff was unhurt.

Sunday, August 04, 2013 12:29:58 AM

West not serious about political solution to crisis: Syrian PM
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS) Syrian Prime Minister Wael al- Halqi has blamed the western countries of not being serious enough about finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis, while reiterating his government's commitment to such a solution to the 28-month conflict.

Saturday, August 03, 2013 11:53:58 PM

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