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Taliban capture nine people from downed chopper
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) Taliban militants captured nine people from a downed helicopter in Afghanistan's Logar province overnight, official Hamidullah Hamid said Monday.

Monday, April 22, 2013 3:20:37 PM

End 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar, says rights body
Bangkok, April 22 (IANS) Myanmar authorities and members of Arakanese groups have committed crimes against humanity in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State since June 2012, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

Monday, April 22, 2013 2:58:39 PM

A Kerala family may come into $900 mn Saudi bonanza
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) One family in Kerala, the Keyis of Kannur district, may have struck gold -- the state government has taken up with the centre the issue of about $900 million due to them, being held by the treasury of Saudi Arabia.

Monday, April 22, 2013 1:30:37 PM

J&K concerned over Chinese army incursion in Ladakh
Jammu, April 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has written to the central government voicing its concern over the "deep incursion of Chinese troops on this side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the cold desert region of Ladakh," a state minister said.

Monday, April 22, 2013 1:22:37 PM

SC defers ruling on Italian marines till Thursday
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce Thursday (April 25) its order on the Italian government's plea against the invoking of SUA 2002 and investigation by the National Investigation Agency into the killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast by its two marines February 2012.

Monday, April 22, 2013 12:40:33 PM

Over 2,000 aftershocks rattle China
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A total of 2,044 aftershocks have been monitored in China's quake-hit Lushan county till Monday, authorities said.

Monday, April 22, 2013 11:16:34 AM

Kayani should stick to national security: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani should stick to national security and leave it to politicians to sort out for whom and why Pakistan was created, said a leading Pakistani daily Monday after the army chief's comment that Islam can never be taken out of Pakistan.

Monday, April 22, 2013 11:02:35 AM

Chinese army officers asked to work as soldiers
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese army officers have been asked to work at the grassroots to gain valuable field experience from ordinary soldiers.

Monday, April 22, 2013 10:18:37 AM

Iran to stand with Syria in face of crisis
Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Iran has expressed its solidarity with Syria amid prevailing crisis, with the visiting national security head from Tehran assuring support to President Bashar al-Assad's efforts to handle "aggressive foreign policies".

Monday, April 22, 2013 8:40:34 AM

China quake damages 102 cultural relic sites
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) The magnitude-7.0 earthquake in China's Sichuan province which has killed a total of 186 people and injured 8,761 since Saturday, has also damaged 102 cultural relics protection units, authorities said Sunday.

Monday, April 22, 2013 7:12:32 AM

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