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Bomb kills four US soldiers in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 25 (DPA) Four US soldiers were killed Tuesday by a bomb while on patrol in volatile southern Afghanistan, military officials said.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 6:47:50 PM

South Korean satellite misses its targeted orbit
Seoul, Aug 25 (DPA) South Korea's first launch of a satellite missed its planned orbit Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 6:33:50 PM

South Korea launches first rocket with satellite on board
Seoul, Aug 25 (DPA) South Korea launched a rocket carrying a satellite for the first time from its own territory Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 3:40:12 PM

India can open consulate in Lhasa: Chinese official
Lhasa, Aug 25 (IANS) More than 40 years after bad blood between India and China closed down the Indian consulate in Tibetan capital Lhasa, a Chinese foreign ministry official says New Delhi can re-open it any time it wants.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 3:03:08 PM

North and South Korea agree to discuss family reunions
Seoul, Aug 25 (DPA) North and South Korea have agreed to discuss family reunions in the latest example of a cautious improvement in relations between the two countries.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 12:29:59 PM

Indian firm to invest $44 mn in Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 25 (Xinhua) BEML Limited, India-based second largest heavy equipment producer in Asia, will invest $44 million in Indonesia to support its business expansion in the country, the business daily Bisnis Indonesia quoted the company's top official as saying Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:44:25 AM

Hong Kong man jailed for molesting girl he met online
Hong Kong, Aug 25 (DPA) A 26-year-old man has been jailed in Hong Kong after being convicted of molesting a 13-year-old girl he met in an internet chatroom, a court report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:41:04 AM

Chile frees US Navy sailor caught in hotel with minor
Santiago, Aug 25 (EFE) A US Navy vessel crewman, who was arrested in the Chilean port of Valparaiso after being caught with a 15-year-old girl in a hotel, was released following a court appearance, authorities said.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:24:36 AM

Ex-model who is to be caned can appeal: Malaysian PM
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 25 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Tuesday struck a conciliatory note on the impending first-ever caning of a Muslim woman, an ex-model who was found drinking in public. He said she could appeal against the punishment and the authorities might consider.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:07:56 AM

11 dead in China coal mine blast
Jinzhong (China), Aug 25 (Xinhua) A blast in a coal mine in China's Shanxi province left 11 people dead and three missing, authorities said.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 10:18:18 AM

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