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Plan to 'buy off' Taliban at core of international conference
Kabul, July 19 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai is set to present a plan aimed at persuading up to 36,000 insurgent fighters to lay down their arms by 2015 at the Kabul conference to be held Tuesday.

Monday, July 19, 2010 9:17:24 PM

Over 1,000 Afghan civilians die in 2010
Kabul, July 19 (IANS) More than 1,000 civilians have been killed in the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan this year, with June being the most violent month in nearly nine years of war, an Afghan rights group said Monday.

Monday, July 19, 2010 8:46:05 PM

Police arrests smugglers of rare Sumatran tiger body parts
Jakarta, July 19 (DPA) Police in eastern Sumatran foiled an attempt to smuggle endangered Sumatran tiger body parts out of Riau province and arrested two men, media reports said Monday.

Monday, July 19, 2010 7:28:47 PM

Taliban supreme leader has lost control: NATO
Kabul, July 19 (IANS) Taliban supreme leader Mullah Muhammad Omar has lost control over the group as the capture of 23 rebel commanders 'without any resistance' over the past one month bears proof, a media report said Monday quoting a NATO spokesman.

Monday, July 19, 2010 6:26:31 PM

China prepares for massive flood
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) A massive flood is expected to hit China with rising water level in the country's longest Yangtze river threatening a disaster expected to be worse than the 1998 flooding which left over 4,000 people dead.

Monday, July 19, 2010 5:45:51 PM

China blocks Buddha rally to Shanghai Expo
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) While announcing plans to boost tourism along the Nepal-Tibet border, China has blocked a Buddha rally from Nepal to the ongoing Shanghai Expo 2010 due to jitters that it may trigger fresh anti-China feelings in Tibet.

Monday, July 19, 2010 5:37:56 PM

Nadal continues to top tennis rankings
Berlin, July 19 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain continues to lead the latest ATP tennis rankings issued Monday.

Monday, July 19, 2010 4:43:52 PM

Serena Williams heads WTA rankings
Berlin, July 19 (DPA) Wimbledon champion Serena Williams continues to occupy first place in the latest women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).

Monday, July 19, 2010 4:43:42 PM

Ethnic Indian wins Malaysian golf tournament
Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (IANS) An ethnic Indian has won Malaysia's golf tournament Negri Sembilan Masters Invitational, becoming the first Malaysian to win it.

Monday, July 19, 2010 12:47:38 PM

73-year-old Indian woman runs Malaysian race
Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (IANS) A 73-year-old Malaysian-Indian woman has become the oldest participant in an annual running competition in Malaysia.

Monday, July 19, 2010 12:36:01 PM

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