Bogota, Oct 13 (IANS) At least seven people, including two on the ground, were killed when a small private plane crashed shortly after take-off from Bogota's El Dorado airport, the Spanish news agency EFE said quoting officials.
Saturday, October 13, 2007 8:31:25 AM
Pyongyang, Oct 12 (Xinhua) North Korea Friday reacted strongly to U.S. President George W. Bush's statement listing Pyongyang among the so-called 'brutal regimes,' warning that such actions may affect the process of the six-party talks.
Friday, October 12, 2007 8:18:33 PM
Xi'an (China), Oct 12 (Xinhua) Chinese researchers announced Friday that the wild South China Tiger, an endangered tiger subspecies believed to have been extinct for more than 30 years, was spotted in a mountainous area in northwest China.
Friday, October 12, 2007 6:53:10 PM
Bangkok, Oct 12 (DPA) United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari is to meet Thai Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont next week on the first leg of a trip to Asia to discuss strategies for dealing with Myanmar, the Thai foreign ministry said Friday.
Friday, October 12, 2007 6:01:10 PM
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) India's special envoy to Nepal Shaym Saran Friday winded up his three-day emergency visit to Nepal reiterating Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's message that the Himalayan state should hold its stalled constituent assembly election at the earliest.
Friday, October 12, 2007 2:47:42 PM
Dhaka, Oct 12 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime ministers Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina, who are currently in jail on graft charges, have been allowed to meet a few relatives during the festival of Eid.
Friday, October 12, 2007 2:14:03 PM
Bali (Indonesia), Oct 12 (DPA) Survivors, families and friends of victims of the 2002 terrorist bombings on the Indonesian resort island of Bali marked the fifth anniversary of the attacks Friday with low-key ceremonies.
Friday, October 12, 2007 2:05:40 PM
Beijing, Oct 12 (Xinhua) China's trade surplus hit $185.65 billion in the first nine months of the year, surpassing the full-year figure in 2006, the General Administration of Customs said Friday.
Friday, October 12, 2007 2:03:17 PM
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A prominent Sri Lankan Tamil MP wants India to tell President Mahinda Rajapakse to take urgent steps to end the ethnic conflict which he says lies at the root of galloping human rights abuses in the country.
Friday, October 12, 2007 12:27:23 PM
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) Nepal's biggest festival Dashain began amid apprehension and uncertainty Friday as the nation braced for further unrest following the start of a battle royale in parliament between the Maoists and the parties over the fate of embattled King Gyanendra.
Friday, October 12, 2007 11:58:23 AM
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