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Minister: Indonesia, Egypt to Boost Trade Cooperation

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Foreign Affairs Minister Hassan Wirajuda said the visit of Mohamed Elzorkany, Egypt`s assistant foreign affairs minister for Asia, was aimed at boosting bilateral trade cooperation between the two countries.

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June 18, 2009

Pakistan Seeks Word on Wounded Central Asian Fighter

ISLAMABAD, June 16 (Reuters) – The Pakistani military said on Tuesday it had unconfirmed reports that a weekend bombing raid in the South Waziristan tribal region wounded Tahir Yuldeshev, a senior Uzbek militant linked to al Qaeda.

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June 18, 2009

BJP Faces Internal Crisis

NEW DELHI: Crisis within Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its failure to return to power compounded by it remaining 90 seats behind the Congress in new Lok Sabha has raised many questions.

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June 18, 2009

Nigeria: Hajj – 60 Percent of Kano Pilgrims Acquire E-Passport

Director-General of Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Sani Lawal Kofar-Mata says 60 percent of intending pilgrims from Kano have already acquired the mandatory e-passports for this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia.

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June 18, 2009

Malaysia, Six African States Listed for Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States on Tuesday added six African countries to a blacklist of countries trafficking in people, and put US trading partner Malaysia back on the list.

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June 18, 2009

Carter Says Gaza Palestinians Treated Like Animals

GAZA (Reuters) – Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are being “treated more like animals than human beings,” former U.S. president Jimmy Carter said on Tuesday.

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June 18, 2009

U.S. Envoy Talks Middle East Peace with Syria’s Assad

DAMASCUS (Reuters) – U.S. envoy George Mitchell discussed on Saturday Washington’s Middle East peace efforts with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, marking a further thaw of relations between the two countries.

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June 18, 2009

Water Towers

A water tower is an incredibly simple device. Although water towers come in all shapes and sizes, they all do the same thing: A water tower is simply a large, elevated tank of water.

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June 18, 2009

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