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UAE helps Syrian girl get medical treatment
Amman, Aug 27 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chairman of the UAE Red Crescent Authority, has ordered treatment of a four-month-old Syrian refugee girl who requires a bone marrow transplant following a disease.

Monday, August 27, 2012 11:35:08 PM

Four dead in China mine gas blast
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) At least four miners were killed and five injured in China Monday following a coal mine gas blast, Xinhua reported.

Monday, August 27, 2012 10:26:48 PM

Iran ready to expand ties with North Korea
Tehran, Aug 27 (IANS) Iran is ready to increase its ties with North Korea in all fields, the Islamic country's foreign minister has said.

Monday, August 27, 2012 10:20:18 PM

Cabinet reshuffle in Myanmar
Yangon, Aug 27 (IANS) Myanmar undertook a major cabinet reshuffle Monday, reassigning nine ministers to new posts, the country's information ministry said.

Monday, August 27, 2012 9:37:18 PM

PM gets till Sep 18 to write letter against Zardari (Third Lead)
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) He could have been on his way out but Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was Monday given a three-week reprieve by the Supreme Court that adjourned the contempt case against him till Sep 18, giving him more time to write to Swiss authorities on reopening corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.

Monday, August 27, 2012 4:41:02 PM

Bloodshed at picnic: 17 Afghan civilians killed by Taliban
Kabul, Aug 27 (IANS) Seventeen civilians, including three women, who were at a picnic were killed by Taliban militants in Musa Qala district in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand Sunday night, an official said Monday.

Monday, August 27, 2012 2:38:32 PM

Sounds, smells help people learn while asleep?
Tel Aviv, Aug 27 (IANS) People can pick up new information with the help of specific sounds and smells, even while asleep, says an Israeli study.

Monday, August 27, 2012 2:11:46 PM

Probe into HIV-infected syringe in China
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Police are hunting for clues after a man was pricked by an HIV-infected syringe left in a taxi, authorities said Monday.

Monday, August 27, 2012 12:01:52 PM

Pakistan SC orders PM to appear again Sep 18
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, to appear before it again Sep 18. Ashraf sought more time to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.

Monday, August 27, 2012 11:57:32 AM

China to have tourism law
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Chinese lawmakers Monday started deliberations on a draft law on tourism, aiming to promote the development of the country's booming travel industry.

Monday, August 27, 2012 11:39:12 AM

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