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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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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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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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20 dead in China coal mine gas leak


November 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) At least 20 miners died and 23 others were trapped after a coal-mine gas leak accident occurred in China's southwest province of Yunnan Thursday, Xinhua reported. ... Read more...

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18 die in Pakistan blasts, Fazlur Rehman attacked after WikiLeaks expose (Evening Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a bombing in northwest Pakistan that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, while six people died Thursday ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh denies Balochistan dossier from Pakistan


July 29th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday told parliament that Pakistan did not give any dossier to India on Balochistan when he met his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza ... Read more...

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India has nothing to do with Balochistan: Chidambaram


July 25th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Aiming to stem the controversy over the inclusion of Balochistan in the India-Pakistan joint statement, Home Minister P. Chidambaram has asserted that New Delhi has "nothing ... Read more...

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UAE to provide $50 mn quake aid to China


June 3rd, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Abu Dhabi, June 3 (Xinhua) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will donate $50 million to support China's relief efforts in the aftermath of the May 12 quake in Sichuan province. The fund ... Read more...

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China steps up relief as quake toll crosses 68,000


May 29th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Chengdu (China), May 29 (Xinhua) The toll in China's May 12 earthquake rose Thursday to 68,516 with 19,350 people still untraced as the government mobilised 178,000 armed forces personnel in a massive ... Read more...

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China quake toll goes past 67,000 (Roundup)


May 27th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 27 (Xinhua) China Tuesday updated the toll in the May 12 earthquake in the northwest at 67,187 even as heavy rain and hailstorm killed at least 18 people in Guizhou ... Read more...

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Donations to quake-hit areas exceed $17 mn: Red Cross


May 13th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) Tuesday said it has so far received public donations worth more than 120 million Yuan ($17 million) for victims in the ... Read more...

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