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Chinese official probed over owning 29 houses
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A former housing administration official in China is under investigation for corruption after a whistle-blower said his family owns 29 houses, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2013 8:26:17 PM

Pakistan again asks US to stop drone strikes
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan Friday reiterated that it wants to resolve the issue of US drone strikes in the country through bilateral talks, a day after an unmanned aircraft killed Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Nazir.

Friday, January 04, 2013 8:26:17 PM

Hyundai to recall around 3,000 cars in China
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) South Korean car-maker Hyundai Motor Group's China unit will recall around 3,000 imported Veloster cars after the vehicles showed various flaws, China's quality watchdog said Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2013 8:24:30 PM

Three dead in China as tanker crashes into house
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) At least three people died and two were injured when a tanker truck rammed into a residential building and caught fire in China's Henan province Thursday.

Friday, January 04, 2013 6:20:19 PM

45 mn illegal publications seized in China
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A staggering 45 million illegal publications were confiscated and over 3.7 million pieces of online information involving pornographic or other illegal content deleted in China in 2012, Xinhua reported.

Friday, January 04, 2013 6:14:36 PM

12 Turkey cops injured as bus overturns
Ankara, Jan 4 (IANS) Twelve policemen suffered injuries in Turkey Friday when a bus carrying the riot police in Istanbul city overturned in the fog, Xinhua reported.

Friday, January 04, 2013 5:50:24 PM

Controversial Chinese women's badminton duo honoured
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) Chinese women's badminton duo Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli were awarded the sports honour medals by China's sports governing body even though the pair were kicked out of the London Olympics for playing to lose.

Friday, January 04, 2013 5:48:16 PM

UN inquiry report 'not neutral', says Syria
Damascus, Jan 4 (IANS) The Syrian government Friday slammed as "unprofessional and not neutral" a recent report by the UN Commission of Inquiry which accused the Syrian administration of huge human rights violations.

Friday, January 04, 2013 5:38:34 PM

CITU opposes coal privatisation
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The CITU Friday criticised Montek Singh Ahluwalia, deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, for reportedly pitching for privatization of the coal industry.

Friday, January 04, 2013 4:34:13 PM

China provides home to 100,000 poor farmers
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China will relocate over 100,000 poverty-hit farmers to their new homes this year as part of the first phase of a rehabilitation project.

Friday, January 04, 2013 3:20:38 PM

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