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10 dead as police, terrorists clash in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, Oct 4 (DPA) Four policemen and at least six Islamist militants were killed Monday in gun battles in Tajikistan amid a worsening security situation in the Central Asian republic, a defence ministry official said Monday.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:14:30 PM

Warm reception to Pakistan squad at CWG opener hailed
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The roaring applause extended to the Pakistani contingent by the spectators at the inaugural ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has touched the Pakistani media, which gave huge displays to the colourful extravaganza.

Monday, October 04, 2010 7:40:31 PM

Pakistan PM orders probe into CWG opener row
Karachi/Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has taken serious note of a reported row between the country's top weightlifters and the contingent's chef de mission at Sunday evening's ceremonial inauguration of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Monday, October 04, 2010 7:06:29 PM

Iraq: Oil reserves 24 percent more than earlier estimates
Baghdad, Oct 4 (DPA) Iraq has around 143 billion barrels of crude oil reserves, about 24 percent more than previous estimates, the Iraqi minister of oil said Monday.

Monday, October 04, 2010 5:29:29 PM

Warm reception to Pakistan squad at CWG opener hailed
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The thumping applause extended to the Pakistani contingent by the spectators at the inaugural ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has touched the Pakistani media, which gave huge display to the colourful extravaganza.

Monday, October 04, 2010 5:20:08 PM

Pakistan athletes upset over flag row at CWG opener
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistan's contingent was mired in an unseemly row between its weightlifters and the chef de mission just before the Commonwealth Games' ceremonial inauguration in New Delhi over who should carry the national flag at the march-past.

Monday, October 04, 2010 5:10:40 PM

Dhaka not to send troops to Afghanistan
Dhaka, Oct 4 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it will not send its troops to war-ravaged Afghanistan despite a request from the US.

Monday, October 04, 2010 4:43:34 PM

CWG opening fails to strike immediate chord in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 4 (IANS) Preoccupied with a protracted political crisis and an imminent Dussehra festival, Nepal Monday paid scant regard to its neighbour India's pride, the Commonwealth Games that kicked off Sunday in New Delhi after a buzz of controversies.

Monday, October 04, 2010 3:36:28 PM

Attack on NATO tanker convoy leaves three dead
Islamabad, Oct 4 (DPA) Three people were killed in an attack in Pakistan on a convoy of NATO tankers carrying fuel for international troops in Afghanistan, police said Monday.

Monday, October 04, 2010 2:01:43 PM

China pressures Nepal to disrupt Tibetan polls
Kathmandu, Oct 4 (IANS) Nepal's giant northern neighbour China pressured the Himalayan republic into disrupting the 15th general election held by Tibetan refugees to choose a new prime minister and government in exile, a rights group said.

Monday, October 04, 2010 1:52:23 PM

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