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Taliban take German militants' bodies for burial
Peshawar (Pakistan), Oct 5 (DPA) Islamist militants have retrieved the bodies of eight German and two Turkmen killed in an alleged US drone attack and taken them for burial, Pakistani security officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:17:40 PM

Demand for release of ex-army chief in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Oct 5 (DPA) Sri Lanka's opposition leader asked the president to free the former army commander, General Sarath Fonseka, from jail and restore his military rank as a campaign to secure his release was launched Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 6:07:09 PM

12 killed in Nepal road accident
Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a road accident in western Nepal Tuesday while on a pilgrimage to one of the holiest religious shrines in the Himalayan republic, police said.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 5:59:12 PM

Contingent leader's act a cheap stunt: Pakistani newspaper
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Pakistani contingent leader has been facing flak in his home country for his 'cheap stunt' in carrying the flag during the team's parade at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games instead of celebrated weightlifter Shujauddin Malik.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 5:56:01 PM

Floods kill 56 in Indonesia
Jakarta, Oct 5 (DPA) At least 56 people were killed and dozens of others were missing and feared drowned after floods swept through villages in Indonesia's eastern province of West Papua, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 5:55:29 PM

Iran warns US against military attacks
Tehran, Oct 5 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday warned the US against any military attacks on his country.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 4:28:51 PM

Pakistani tennis player says he expected a warm welcome
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The enthusiastic response for Pakistan's contingent at the Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony was not unexpected for tennis star Aqeel Khan, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 4:28:19 PM

NATO supply truck attacked in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS/AKI) A truck carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan was damaged Tuesday by a bomb blast in northwest Pakistan.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 3:39:55 PM

PNB joint venture to enter microfinance in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian public sector Punjab National Bank's joint venture in Nepal, Everest Bank Ltd (EBL), is now seeking to enter the microfinance segment in the Himalayan republic following the success of the industry inspired by Nobel peace prize laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Bank in Bangladesh.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 2:56:51 PM

China strives to cut its energy consumption
Beijing, Oct 5 (IANS) China's target to cut its energy consumption per unit of GDP by five percent this year is 'within reach', an official said.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 1:12:02 PM

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