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Many Sindh cities evacuated due to flood
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains that have left over 1,600 people dead in Pakistan are now turning their fury on Sindh province, forcing the administration to order evacuation of major cities along the Indus river.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 10:42:14 AM

Pakistan unsure about India's offer for flood aid
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan is unsure about how to respond to a $5 million aid offered by India to help overcome its flood crisis that left over 1,600 people dead, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 9:37:46 AM

Girl digs with hands to rescue family in China
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Tired and injured, an 18-year-old girl braved inclement weather and dug with her bare hands for three days in a vain attempt to rescue her family members burried under mudslides in northwest China.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 8:16:00 AM

Killing spree leaves three family members dead in China
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Three persons of a family died during a killing spree in southwest China's Guizhou province, police said Friday.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 5:01:49 AM

Palestinians await quartet statement to decide on talks
Ramallah, Aug 14 (DPA) The Palestinian Authority is waiting for a statement from the international Mideast quartet containing certain guarantees before making a final decision on joining direct negotiations with Israel, a senior Palestinian official said Friday.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 3:32:05 AM

11 dead in China rail accident
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Eleven people were killed in a train derailment at a railway construction site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Friday, authorities said.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 1:52:25 AM

Tharanga stars in Sri Lanka's win over New Zealand
Dambulla, Aug 13 (IANS) Upul Tharanga scored a valuable 70 as Sri Lanka defeated New Zealand by three wickets in the second one-day international of the tri-nation series here Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 11:02:11 PM

Scoreboard: New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka, Second ODI, Tri-nation
Dambulla, Aug 13 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the second one-day international of the tri-nation series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka here Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 10:40:00 PM

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by three wickets
Dambulla, Aug 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated New Zealand by three wickets in the second one-day international of the tri-nation series here Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 10:20:13 PM

Sri Lanka ex-army chief convicted by military court
Colombo, Aug 13 (DPA) A military court has recommended the dishonorable discharge of former army commander General Sarath Fonseka after finding him guilty of interfering in politics while serving in the military, an official said Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 10:07:06 PM

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