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UN mission finds 13 bodies in Syria
Damascus, May 30 (IANS) The UN supervision mission in Syria has discovered 13 bodies near Deir al-Zour province, with all of them with their hands tied behind their backs, the mission''s spokeswoman said in a statement Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:07:05 PM

Suu Kyi to help Myanmarese migrants in Thailand
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has vowed to help migrant workers from Myanmar.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:46:05 PM

Kidney-transplant ring exposed in China
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A kidney-trafficking gang has been busted in a Chinese city and its ringleader, who was housing kidney-sellers in a residential complex, has been arrested.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:33:45 PM

China to boost strategic industries
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) In a bid to combat the economic slowdown, Chinese government will encourage development of seven emerging strategic industries, it was declared in a guideline Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:28:06 PM

Chinese held for raping 11 girls
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A former Chinese official has been arrested in Henan province on suspicion of raping 11 girls, China Daily reported. All the victims were below 18 years of age.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:17:46 PM

Azlan Shah Cup: Argentina end India''s title hopes
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 30 (IANS) Five-time champions India''s title hopes crashed as they went down 2-3 to Argentina in a crucial encounter of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:10:36 PM

India, Japan seal social security pact
Tokyo, May 30 (IANS) India and Japan have sealed a social security pact that will ease the economic burden on their nationals working in each other''s country.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 6:25:26 PM

Italian player commits suicide
Istanbul, May 30 (IANS) Italian volleyball player Giulia Albini killed herself by jumping off the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge here in Turkey.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 4:53:06 PM

South Korean investment in foreign securities grows
Seoul, May 30 (IANS) Foreign securities invested by South Korea''s financial institutions grew in the first quarter due to rises in the share price of major investment destinations, the central bank said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 2:55:26 PM

''Public private partnerships to boost infrastructure in Asia''
Manila, May 30 (IANS) More public private partnerships (PPP) are needed to boost infrastructure development in Asia Pacific, according to a study commissioned by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 2:47:46 PM

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