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Iran vows to react swiftly to any Israeli attack
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iran's reaction to any threat and aggression of Israel against its territory will be very swift and crushing, according to IRNA news agency.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 10:04:13 AM

Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 8:39:54 AM

China mulls centre for Arctic studies
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China plans to open a research institute in Shanghai for Arctic studies.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 7:19:14 AM

Two dead, 10 missing in China storm
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Two people died and 10 others were missing Saturday in China following a rain storm, authorities said.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 2:44:04 AM

6.3 quake hits Indonesia
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia Saturday, the authorities here said.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 2:30:34 AM

UAE charity helps poor Palestinians
Jerusalem, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) The Human Appeal International (HAI), a non-governmental aid agency based in the UAE, has given zakat money and clothes to poor Palestinian families ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:58:04 PM

Typhoon Kai-Tak affects one mn people in China
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Typhoon Kai-Tak has affected more than one million people in south China's Guangxi Zhuang region, authorities said Saturday.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:37:04 PM

China hotel fined after 140 fall ill
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A five-star hotel in south China's Hainan province was Saturday fined 618,000 yuan (around $97,000) after 141 people fell ill after having breakfast there, officials said.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:34:44 PM

Kim Jong-un inspects artillery unit before South Korea-US drill
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Saturday inspected a frontline artillery unit ahead of a planned South Korea-US annual joint military exercise, state media reported.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 6:58:24 PM

Chinese firm to send Spanish rover to moon in 2014
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A Chinese company will send a Spanish rover to the moon in June 2014, after competing in the Google Lunar X Prize contest, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 6:35:24 PM

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