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  • 25,000 protest against security bills in Japan's Osaka IANS - 29 minutes ago

    Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) About 25,000 people rallied here on Sunday, demanding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rescind the controversial security bills. "The security-related bills, if passed, might put our young generations in danger. Japan may even become … More »

  • Egypt's parliamentary polls to kick off on October 18 IANS - 1 hour 1 minute ago

    Cairo, Aug 31 (IANS) Egypt's long-awaited parliamentary polls will kick off on October 18, the head of the election committee told a press conference on Sunday evening. The first stage covering 14 provinces will be held on October 18 and 19, while … More »

  • 197 'punished' for spreading rumours in China IANS - 2 hours 11 minutes ago

    Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) A total of 197 people have been 'punished' in a special campaign by police targeting online rumours about China's stock market, the recent fatal explosions in Tianjin or other key events. The statement said people punished in … More »

  • BCCI to move apex court on Srinivasan issue: Dalmiya IANS - 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket board will approach the Supreme Court in the next two-three days to seek its opinion on whether N. Srinivasan can attend its meetings, a top official said on Sunday. "Yes, in the next two-three days," Board … More »

  • Frederick Forsyth says he worked for British intelligence IANS - 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    London, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Writer Frederick Forsyth, known for his spy novels, has said he worked for British intelligence service MI6 for more than 20 years. Forsyth, author of bestsellers like "The Day of the Jackal" (1971), "The Odessa File" … More »