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Nearly 500 killed in Indonesia Eid travel accidents
Jakarta, Sep 25 (DPA) More than 470 people have been killed in road accidents as millions of Indonesian revellers returned to major cities after celebrating the Muslim festival of Eid ul-Fitr in their home towns, media reports said Friday.

Friday, September 25, 2009 10:45:54 AM

Hong Kong teenager admits making bomb from internet
Hong Kong, Sep 25 (DPA) A Hong Kong teenager has admitted to making a bomb which exploded and injured a friend, using instructions on the internet, a court report said Friday.

Friday, September 25, 2009 9:53:26 AM

Thailand announces AIDS vaccine 'breakthrough'
Bangkok, Sep 24 (DPA) Thai health authorities Thursday announced the first 'effective' trial of an HIV/AIDS vaccine on some 16,000 volunteers, although the efficacy rate was not sufficient for use.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 5:47:22 PM

Thailand announces AIDS vaccine `breakthrough'
Bangkok, Sep 24 (DPA) Thai health authorities Thursday announced the first 'effective' trial of an HIV/AIDS vaccine on some 16,000 volunteers.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 1:15:53 PM

Japan logs trade surplus in August, exports shrink
Tokyo, Sep 24 (DPA) Japan posted a trade surplus for the seventh straight month in August, compared to a deficit in the same month the previous year, the finance ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 12:44:45 PM

Shortage of contraceptives worries Dhaka
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) The shortage of contraceptives is worrying health planners and international agencies engaged in curbing population in Bangladesh, one of the world's most densely populated nations.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 12:11:55 PM

Obama accepts Hasina's invitation to visit Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has accepted an invitation by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to visit Bangladesh, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:57:53 AM

Over 21,900 Durga Puja marquees come up across Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) Over 21,900 `mandops' (marquees) have come up across Bangladesh as Hindus Thursday began Durga Puja celebrations. The number of marquees was higher than last year, a media report said.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:57:38 AM

Man in slippers gives police the slip after 16-km chase
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (DPA) A fugitive wearing slippers who managed to escape Hong Kong police after a movie-style car chase was on the run Thursday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:48:01 AM

Hong Kong toddler dies after climbing out of 7th-floor window
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (DPA) A 14-month-old girl fell to her death from a seventh-floor apartment after climbing out a window while her mother was cooking, Hong Kong police said Thursday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 9:27:17 AM

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