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King running out of options
Elections called by Nepalís King Gyanendra to convince his people he is moving towards democracy have backfired, with a low turnout signalling a rejection of his power grab and the polls triggering fresh protests today. ...  | Read.. 
 
India: Polls lacked credibility
India today slammed the municipal elections in Nepal saying they lacked credibility in the absence of mainstream political parties from the poll process. ...  | Read.. 
 
Shia mourners killed in violence
At least 35 people were killed and dozens wounded in Pakistan today in a suicide bombing on a Shia procession and subsequent violence on the holiest day of the year for the r ...  | Read.. 
 
Pervez to brief China on ties
President Pervez Musharraf is expected to brief Chinese leaders on the present state of Indo-Pak ties during his visit to Beijing from February 19 to 23. ...  | Read.. 
 
Barbara Bush at the Vatican where she and her mother Laura met the Pope. (AFP)
Runway dogs
Egypt tomb found
An American team has found what appears to be an intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings, the first ..  | Read.. 
Bush: Qaida plot thwarted
President George W. Bush today disclosed new details of a thwarted al Qaida plot to use shoe bombs..  | Read..