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Referendum favoured on Nepal monarchy
Draft statute panel gives options on issues
More French troops for Lebanon
Chirac, Merkel criticise Assad's remarks on deployment of peace force on border
Cluster bombs a threat
BEIRUT: Unexploded cluster bombs litter homes, gardens and highways across south Lebanon, the U.N. said on Friday, and the U.S. State Department was investigating whether Israel misused American-made weapons in civilian areas. ``There are ...
Pluto: "my husband would have understood decision"
ALBUQUERQUE (NEW MEXICO): The wife of the astronomer who discovered Pluto 76 years ago says she is frustrated by the decision to strip it of its planetary status, but she adds that Clyde Tombaugh would have understood. "I'm not heartbroken. ...
All the trappings of a war zone
Many Sri Lankans living on the edge because of the conflict
Charity funds frozen over terror plot
LONDON: A charity, set up to raise funds for last year's earthquake in Pakistan, has had its bank accounts frozen by Britain's Charity Commission following allegations that it might be linked to the abortive airline terror plot. The Commission ...
Contempt plea against shifting of Hafiz Saeed
ISLAMABAD: The family of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed on Friday filed a contempt petition against the government for taking him to an undisclosed location during the period of his house arrest, the family's lawyer said. Police took away ...
India & World
India, ASEAN to stay the dialogue course
Avert a looming crisis in their difficult trade talks; negotiations to centre on tariff concessions
Water prize for Asit Biswas
STOCKHOLM: Asit K. Biswas heads the Mexico City-based Third World Centre for Water Management. He was cited for helping "foster a critical rethink" among U.N. agencies, governments and others about how to improve the delivery of water and ...
Sarabjeet `in good health'
JAMMU: Sarabjeet Singh, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan court on the charge being an Indian spy, is in good health and is longing to come back, says Swaran Lal, who was released from a Pakistan jail after having been imprisoned for ...
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