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India to defend developing nations at G8 climate talks
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signalled yesterday he would defend the position held by many developing countries on climate change at the Group of Eight summit in Germany.
 
Pakistan media curbs challenged in court
A decree by President Pervez Musharraf placing new curbs on the electronic media amid a growing political crisis has been challenged in Pakistan's top court, reports said yesterday.
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‘Scooter’Libby jailed for perjury
Former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in prison for lying to an FBI inquiry in a case which spotlighted flaws in the US push to wage war on Iraq.
 
Partisan sniping clouds US immigration bill
Doubt grew Tuesday over the fate of a crucial US Senate bill which grants a path to citizenship for around 12 million illegal immigrants, as partisan sniping broke out over the timing of votes.
 
Iran detains 3 Finns
Iran has arrested three Finnish nationals for allegedly entering Iranian territorial waters during a fishing trip in the Gulf, Finland's foreign ministry said yesterday.
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Second Afghan woman journo killed in a week
A Afghan woman journalist was shot dead overnight, the interior ministry said yesterday, in the second such killing in a week -- crimes that have raised alarm among media rights groups.
 
Malaysia bans 37 publications that ‘twisted' Islam
Malaysia has banned 37 publications that contain "twisted facts" on Islam, state media reported yesterday.
 
Put pressure on Musharraf for free, fair polls
Pak CJ's lawyer urges US, UK
The lawyer for Pakistan's top judge, ousted by President Pervez Musharraf, yesterday urged the US and Britain to put pressure on the military ruler to ensure "free and fair" polls in the country.
 

 
   
 
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