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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

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Microsoft eyes opportunities in China’s push for innovation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) China's efforts to be a global innovation leader offers opportunities to foreign companies like Microsoft, a senior executive of the software giant said."We're committed to ... Read more...

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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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19 die in China lift crash


September 13th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) As many as 19 people were killed Thursday when their lift crashed from the 30th floor of an apartment building being constructed in China's Hubei province, ... Read more...

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52 killed in series of attacks across Iraq


September 9th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) A series of bombs and gunfire attacks across Iraq Sunday left some 52 Iraqis dead and more than 200 others injured, in what appeared to be ... Read more...

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17 killed as rains create havoc in Pakistan


September 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 20 others injured in several rain-related accidents in eastern and southern Pakistan Sunday, reported Xinhua, citing local media ... Read more...

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Five Iraqi soldiers killed in separate attacks


September 5th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 4 (IANS) Two Iraqi army officers and three soldiers were killed and three other people wounded in separate attacks in northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, police said.... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber targets funeral in Afghanistan (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jalalabad (Afghanistan), Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 50 others injured Tuesday afternoon when a suicide bomber hit a funeral procession in eastern ... Read more...

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19 killed in Iran traffic accident


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and 25 injured in Iran Sunday when their bus hit a rock and turned turtle, RIA Novosti reported.The accident took ... Read more...

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One held for China bomb hoax


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) A 29-year-old man has been detained in China for a hoax bomb warning that forced the diversion of a domestic flight, Xinhua reported.Xiong Yi, a resident ... Read more...

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9 killed in wave of sectarian violence in Quetta


September 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and a dozen others injured in a wave of sectarian violence that hit Quetta city, the provincial capital of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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6 killed in Iraq violence


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of six people including a local official were killed and five others injured Saturday in separate gun and bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.... Read more...

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24 injured in China train accident


August 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Harbin (China), Aug 23 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured when two passenger trains collided at a railway station in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Thursday, local authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Rockets fired at Pakistani politician’s house


August 20th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The house of the chief of a Pakistani tribe, who is also a former member of the Balochistan provincial assembly, was attacked with rockets Monday, a ... Read more...

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Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr


August 18th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in northwest China's Qinghai province flocked to mosques Saturday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr and the end of a month of fasting during the holy ... Read more...

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Kidnapper holding girl shot dead


August 12th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in China's Guangdong province was shot dead after he kidnapped a 10-year-old girl, China Daily reported Sunday.The incident occurred Saturday evening in the provincial ... Read more...

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Four killed in China stabbing, arson attack


August 4th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Four people were killed in a suspected stabbing and arson attack in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Saturday, police said.The incident took place in a residential area ... Read more...

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19 injured in Afghan mosque blast


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people were injured in Afghanistan when a powerful bomb exploded during Friday prayers in a mosque, a media report said.According to ... Read more...

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Pakistani guns down three family members


July 29th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) A man in Pakistan's northwest tribal region shot dead his brother, sister-in-law and niece following a domestic dispute, Geo News reported.Police said the a man barged ... Read more...

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China to build five-star toilet


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) It's not an ordinary restroom. A five-star facility will come up at a tourist site in China's Sichuan province that will have a lounge, a tea-table, ... Read more...

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30-year-old auto rickshaws banned in Pakistani city


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's northwest tribal region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned the entry of around 3,000 auto rickshaws made in 1985 or earlier into the provincial capital Peshawar to ... Read more...

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Parliamentarian among 20 killed in Afghanistan bombing (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) At least 20 people, including an Afghan parliamentarian, were killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing at a wedding hall in the northern Afghan ... Read more...

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Afghan woman official killed in blast


July 14th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) An Afghan woman official and her husband died and 11 other people were injured when a sticky bomb attached to the couple's car went off in ... Read more...

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Plane hijacking attempt foiled in China


June 29th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) The crew and passengers Friday foiled an attempt to hijack an aircraft in China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, police said.Six people tried to hijack Tianjin Airlines' ... Read more...

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20 die in China explosion


June 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 14 injured Friday in a massive blast triggered by oil that leaked from a truck in south China's Guangdong province, authorities ... Read more...

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India keen to invest in Indonesia’s East Java (With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 26 (IANS) Indian companies are interested in investing in various businesses in Indonesia's East Java province, especially in steel, textile, education and human resource development sectors, a top ... Read more...

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Pakistani school teacher gunned down in Quetta (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani social activist and vice principal of a government school was shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in Quetta city, police said.Mir Nazir Marri, of the ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan over power cuts


June 18th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Riots broke out in Pakistan Sunday over long hours of power cuts.Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged to disperse protesters in several cities of ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Yemen


June 11th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Aden, June 11 (IANS) At least nine militants were killed after Yemeni army clashed with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorists Sunday in Abyan province.The clashes occurred between the ... Read more...

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Four policemen killed in Pakistan


June 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed and another was injured Saturday when gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan may launch anti-terror operation


June 8th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government may launch a major anti-terror operation in the country after Friday's deadly bus bomb attack, a media report said.Information Minister of Khyber ... Read more...

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Two Colombian rebels killed by their own bomb


June 8th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Two members of the FARC guerrilla group were killed when a bomb they were planning to launch at a police post accidentally detonated, Colombian police said.The ... Read more...

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34 held for selling bogus Chinese IDs


June 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Thirtyfour people have been held in China's Fujian province on charges of selling fake identification certificates to Chinese seeking to cross the border illegally, authorities here ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Argentina, no casualties


May 28th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Santiago del Estero province in northern Argentina early Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. No casualties ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in southern Pakistan when gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus, a media report said Friday.The attack by unidentified gunmen ... Read more...

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