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Three killed, 11 missing in landslide in southwest China

September 01, 2014 8:55 pm

Twelve workers were buried after the landslide with one rescued later, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Iran cuts uranium feed, starts implementing nuclear deal to reduce capacity

January 20, 2014 2:42 pm

Iranian state TV reported it has halted its 20 per cent uranium enrichment, as per the agreement reached in Geneva.

Bangladesh: 3 journalists jailed for 'false' report

January 17, 2014 7:46 pm

The Inqilab newspaper had reported Indian armed forces helped Bangladesh Army to contain poll violence.

Indonesia: 16 dead from floods in north of country, thousands displaced

January 16, 2014 6:28 pm

Environmentalists blamed logging and a failure to reforest denuded land for exacerbating the floods.

Despite 'advice', Musharraf refuses to leave Pakistan on medical grounds

January 16, 2014 3:48 pm

Former dictator Musharraf is being tried for high treason for announcing Emergency in 2007.

Pakistan: 21, including 19 children, killed in road accident after school van collides with truck

January 15, 2014 7:15 pm

Pakistan has a dubious record of fatal traffic accidents which can be blamed on poor roads and reckless driving.

UK govt orders inquiry into possible British role in 1984 Amritsar Golden Temple raid

January 14, 2014 6:59 pm

The Indian Army had stormed the Golden Temple to eject insurgents seeking an independent Khalistan in 1984.

Sheikh Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM after violent elections

January 12, 2014 7:48 pm

Due to the opposition's poll boycott, Awami League faced no competition.

Student stops suicide bomber at school gate, dies to save school

January 06, 2014 5:34 pm

Had the bomber made his way in and blew up the school building, many people would've died.

4 killed in post-poll violence in Bangladesh, minority leaders demand protection

January 07, 2014 11:45 am

Clashes between activists of the ruling Awami League and ally Jatiya Party turned violent.