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Two Indians shifted out of China’s Yiwu city

BEIJING: Two Indian nationals, who were being held hostage for about 20 days in the Chinese trade hub of Yiwu, were on Wednesday shifted out of the town for safety by a team of Indian officials after intense negotiations.

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S Korea President warns North Korea against provocations

SEOUL: South Korea’s President, Mr Lee Myung-bak opened the door on Monday to possible nuclear talks with North Korea and warned the neighboring country to avoid any provocations, saying the Korean peninsula is at a crucial turning point.

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Imran Khan indicates political tie-up with Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: The political scene in Pakistan appears to be hotting up, with the cricketer-turned-politician, Mr Imran Khan's Tehrik-e-Insaf party indicating that it is open to an alliance with former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

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Iran tests missiles in oil strait war games

TEHRAN: Iran on Monday tested missiles near the Strait of Hormuz, underlining its threats to close the vital oil-transit channel at the entrance to the Gulf as the West prepares to impose more economic sanctions.

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52 killed in clashes between rival ethnic groups in Nigeria

ABUJA: At least 52 people, including women and children, have been killed in clashes between two rival ethnic communities in southeastern Ebonyi state of Nigeria, as the President, Mr Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in parts of the country hit by a violent Islamist insurgency.

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UK cops to meet Anuj Bidve’s family in India

LONDON: Two officials of the Greater Manchester Police are scheduled to fly to India to meet the family of Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was killed in an unprovoked attack on Boxing Day in Salford.

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NASA probe circling the moon on New Year’s eve

CALIFORNIA: As planet Earth rang in the New Year, a different kind of countdown was happening at the moon.

After a 3½-month journey, a NASA spacecraft flew over the moon’s south pole, fired its engine and dropped into orbit Saturday in the first of two back-to-back arrivals over the New Year’s weekend.

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Knighthood for Ramakrishnan

LONDON: Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, the India-born US citizen whose pioneering work in molecular biology won him the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry,

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