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Pakistan arrests 15 in Mumbai probe

Monday, 8 December 2008 10:40 AM

UPDATE 1: Authorities arrest members of Islamic charity linked to group accused of to terror attacks.

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US ramps up pressure on Pakistan over Mumbai

Monday, 8 December 2008 9:54 AM

Secretary of state says Islamabad must act quickly to help India prevent repeat attacks.

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Iran set for year of living dangerously

Monday, 8 December 2008 9:38 AM

Iran enters 2009 with economic woes, plummeting oil revenues and international tensions.

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IAEA chief says Iran talks failed - report

Monday, 8 December 2008 9:18 AM

ElBaradei says IAEA has not really moved 'one inch' toward addressing issues, policy has been 'failure'.

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Iran students protest amid heavy security

Monday, 8 December 2008 3:56 AM

Demonstrations follow cancelled visit by Supreme Leader to Science and Industry Universty.

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Iraq's oil-rich Basra province in autonomy move

Monday, 8 December 2008 1:47 AM

Petition in support of referendum in region with more than 70% of Iraqi output.

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India unveils $4bn economic stimulus package

Monday, 8 December 2008 1:39 AM

Export incentive schemes, value-added tax cuts follow interest rate reductions. 

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Pakistan raids camp of group blamed for Mumbai

Monday, 8 December 2008 1:03 AM

Security forces storm Lashkar-e-Taiba camp in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir - witnesses.

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Verdict due in German train bomb plot

Monday, 8 December 2008 12:25 AM

Lebanese student planted bombs which failed to explode due to technical fault.

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India blasts Pakistan over hoax call

Sunday, 7 December 2008 2:35 PM

Foreign minister accuses Islamabad of trying to divert attention from Mumbai attacks with leaked story.

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Qatar, Singapore to pen FTA

Sunday, 7 December 2008 10:50 AM

Countries to sign deal later this month when Singapore’s prime minister visits Gulf state.

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Pakistan growth set to fall

Sunday, 7 December 2008 8:11 AM

Country's economic growth forecast to fall to between 3.5-4.5% this fiscal year, central banks says.

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India slashes rates by 100 basis points

Sunday, 7 December 2008 7:59 AM

Central bank moves to stimulate economy hit by global recession and Mumbai terrorist attacks.

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Pakistan feared India strike after Mumbai

Sunday, 7 December 2008 7:54 AM

High commissioner to London says evidence shows India wanted 'to teach Pakistan lesson'.

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Iran to crush rebels behind police murders

Sunday, 7 December 2008 7:32 AM

State prosecutor vows 'tooth-breaking' response to rebels that killed 16 officers.


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