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Monthly News October 2013

Chinese ink paintings exhibition opens in London
Chinese ink paintings exhibition opens i...

Chinese ink paintings exhibition opens in London

London – An exhibition of ink paintings by Chinese contemporary artists opened at the Henry Moore Gallery in London. “The paintings are different in style and subject,” Wang Junshan, an official of China Central Research Institute of Culture and History, said Wednesday, Xinhua... read more »

Myanmar defence chief stresses border security with India
Myanmar defence chief stresses border se...

Myanmar defence chief stresses border security with India

Yangon – Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar’s Defence Services Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing stressed the need for stability and security on the border with India, media said Thursday. Meeting with Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh in capital city Nay Pyi Taw, Min Aung Hlaing also... read more »

Australian embassies part of US spying, say reports
Australian embassies part of US spying, ...

Australian embassies part of US spying, say reports

Sydney – Australian embassies are part of a US-led global spying network and are being secretly used to intercept calls and data across Asia, according to media reports Thursday. The top secret Defence Signals Directorate operates the clandestine surveillance facilities at embassies without... read more »

Indians to benefit from Australian student visa 'simplification'
Indians to benefit from Australian stude...

Indians to benefit from Australian student visa ‘simplification’...

By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne – Australia’s new government is set to change its strict visa laws to attract more students from “high risk” countries like India and China. According to the recommendations of the Review of the Student Visa Assessment Level Framework 2013... read more »

'World powers to consider sanction relief for Iran'

‘Iran continues enriching uranium to 20 percent purity’

Tehran – The Iranian atomic chief has said that Tehran is producing high-grade 20 percent uranium enrichment. “The 20 percent enriched uranium and fuel plates (therewith) are... read more »

Afghan peace delegation can meet Taliban leader: Pakistan

Afghan peace delegation can meet Taliban leader: Pakistan

Islamabad – Pakistan said Wednesday that the Afghan High Peace Council delegation can meet a senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Baradar in a bid to promote peace in the neighbouring... read more »

10 killed in Nigerian communal clash

10 killed in Nigerian communal clash

Abuja – At least 10 people have been killed in a communal clash in southern Nigeria’s Edo State, military authorities said Wednesday. The incident occurred in the Ukhuorumi... read more »

Miley Cyrus donned 'Hannah Montana' look

Miley Cyrus donned ‘Hannah Montana’ look

Los Angeles – Singer Miley Cyrus reminded fans of her “Hannah Montana” days by giving them a glimpse of her look in long hair. Later it appeared that they were just wigs. The... read more »

Russia to help Greece tackle crisis: Lavrov

Russia to help Greece tackle crisis: Lavrov

Athens – Russia has said it will support Greece’s efforts in overcoming the current economic crisis through further development of bilateral cooperation in several sectors. “We... read more »