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Afghan troops kill 15 militants
Kabul, Aug 4 (Xinhua) Fifteen militants were killed in fighting with the security forces in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province Tuesday, the Afghan Army said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:45:42 PM

Suicide attack kills five, rockets hit Kabul
Kabul, Aug 4 (DPA) An Afghan intelligence agent and four civilians were killed in a suicide attack in southern Afghanistan, while the Taliban fired eight rockets into Kabul early Tuesday, wounding two people, officials said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:27:09 PM

Somali pirates release Indonesian sailors
Jakarta, Aug 4 (DPA) Eleven Indonesian crew members of a Malaysian tugboat were freed after being held captive for seven months by Somali pirates, a government official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:24:22 PM

Japan's 19 percent oil imports in June came from UAE
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) More than 19 percent of Japan's oil imports in June came from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), WAM news agency reported.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 5:36:53 PM

17 Colombian rebels killed in air strike
Bogota, Aug 4 (EFE) At least 17 rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were killed when the security forces bombed one of their hideouts in the country's central Meta province, officials said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 5:22:35 PM

Bhullar looks for another good outing in Malaysia
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug 4 (IANS) Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar, riding a wave of success with a title and a tied second in successive weeks, will go in with tonnes of confidence at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters starting here Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 4:50:44 PM

Plane slides off runway on Thai holiday island, one dead
Bangkok, Aug 4 (DPA) The captain of a passenger plane was killed when the aircraft he was flying slid off the runway Tuesday while landing at the popular Thai tourist island of Samui, a government official said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 4:02:09 PM

Plane slides off runway on Thai holiday island
Bangkok, Aug 4 (DPA) Several passengers were injured Tuesday when a plane slid off a runway when landing at the popular Thai tourist island of Samui, an airline spokeswoman said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 2:11:56 PM

Eight rockets hit Kabul ahead of election
Kabul, Aug 4 (DPA) Eight rockets were fired into Kabul early Tuesday, wounding two people, while police defused a ninth one before it was launched, interior ministry said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 2:04:02 PM

Teenage Internet addict beaten to death in China
Nanning (China), Aug 4 (Xinhua) A teenager in a Chinese camp meant to help people fight Internet addiction was beaten to death by camp workers.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 1:07:32 PM

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