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Pakistan has permanently stopped NATO supply: Minister


November 28th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan has permanently stopped passage of NATO supply through the country following an airstrike that left 25 soldiers dead, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik.Rehman Malik ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Blast at Iran mosque kills 15, suspects arrested


May 29th, 2009 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (DPA) Iranian security forces arrested suspects behind a bomb explosion at a mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan Thursday that left 15 people dead, state-run television IRIB ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 33, over 500 injured


September 1st, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panzhihua (China), Sep 1 (Xinhua) The death toll in the 6.1-magnitude quake that struck China's southwestern provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan Saturday has risen to 33, the civil affairs ministry said Monday.Most ... Read more...

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Russia, China to set up regional disaster management centre


May 23rd, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, May 23 (RIA Novosti) Russia and China plan to set up a regional disaster management centre as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Russian emergencies ministry official said ... Read more...

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China earmarks another $95 mn for quake-hit areas


May 21st, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 21 (Xinhua) China Wednesday said it has allocated another 660 million yuan (nearly $95 million) in relief funds for the quake-stricken localities in the southwestern provinces. The new funding includes ... Read more...

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11 Colombian insurgents surrender


April 24th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by admin
Bogota, April 24 (IANS) Eleven insurgents of Colombia's two largest leftist rebel groups have surrendered to the government troops in different parts of the country, Spain's EFE news agency reported Thursday. Those ... Read more...

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Scientists discover footprints of giant dinosaurs in China


April 11th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (ANI): Scientists have unearthed a large group of fossilized dinosaur tracks in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in China, which is the largest cluster ever found ... Read more...

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