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Six Taliban rebels killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 15 (IANS) At least six suspected pro-Taliban rebels were killed and five others detained in military operations by NATO-led forces in eastern Afghanistan, military officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:54:47 AM

Four killed in Indonesia tunnel collapse
Jakarta, May 15 (IANS) Four workers were killed while many others were still missing after a mine tunnel of a subsidiary of US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan in Indonesia collapsed, local media said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:50:41 AM

China bomb hoax; five flights cancelled
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) As many as five flights in China were affected Wednesday due to fake bomb threats, officials said.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:32:48 AM

Sri Lanka to probe war video
Colombo, May 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka will probe a controversial video on the final stages of the war between the Tamil rebels and the military, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:20:58 AM

Hero MotoCorp enters Central America
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Tuesday launched products in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5:50:59 PM

Myanmar cyclone threatens displaced Muslims
Bangkok, May 14 (IANS) Myanmar should take immediate action to evacuate to higher ground tens of thousands of Muslims displaced by ethnic cleansing in Arakan State in advance of a tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:25:01 PM

Azerbaijan to host 2016 Chess Olympiad
Baku, May 14 (IANS) Azerbaijan won the right to stage the 42nd edition of the 2016 Chess Olympiad in the capital city of Baku from May 17 to 30.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:14:54 PM

Nawaz Sharif's PML-N emerges single largest party
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan Tuesday announced results of 254 National Assembly seats, with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz heading the tally with 123 seats, followed by the Pakistan Peoples Party with 31 seats.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 3:46:57 PM

Malaysian Indian Congress secretary general quits
Singapore, May 14 (IANS) Secretary general of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), Datuk S. Murugesan, has resigned after he lost the Kota Raja parliamentary seat in the Malaysian state of Selangor in the country's May 5 general elections.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 3:45:00 PM

China issues white paper on human rights
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) The Chinese government Tuesday released a white paper detailing the progress made in human rights in 2012, stressing its achievements in improving living standards and increasing room for citizens to express their opinions.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:32:54 PM

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