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Afghan district governor among 21 killed in attacks
Kabul, June 15 (DPA) A district governor and two others were killed in a car bombing in southern Afghanistan, while 12 policemen and six civilians were killed elsewhere in the country, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 11:54:55 PM

Kyrgyzstan PM pledges to curb violence
Osh, Kyrgyzstan/Moscow, June 15 (DPA) Kyrgyzstan's acting prime minister insisted Tuesday the government could bring the inter-ethnic violence in her country under control - whilst admitting the death toll could be many times higher than the official tally of 171.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:52:50 PM

Migrant workers' condition must be improved: Chinese PM
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) Rural workers migrating to cities contribute significantly to the country's economy and deserve better living conditions, Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has said.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:44:04 PM

Jordan, Japan finalise draft nuclear deal
Amman, June 15 (DPA) Jordan said Tuesday that it had reached agreement with Japan on a draft nuclear cooperation accord, as King Abdullah II accused Israel of trying to block Amman's acquisition of nuclear know-how for peaceful purposes.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 6:38:55 PM

China makes strategic forays into Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 15 (IANS) In another sign of its growing strategic inroads into South Asia, China has proposed to help Bangladesh build a deep-sea port in Chittagong and agreed to exchange data about the Brahmaputra river that flows from Tibet to Bangladesh through India.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 2:10:01 PM

17 killed in China mountain collapse
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed Tuesday when a part of a mountain collapsed on work sheds at a construction site in China, authorities said.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 1:10:44 PM

23 die in landslides in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 15 (IANS) Landslides triggered by heavy rains in Bangladesh Tuesday left at least 23 people dead and several others missing, officials said.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:36:48 PM

14 missing after houses collapse in China
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) Fourteen people were missing Tuesday after their homes collapsed in heavy rains in southwest China, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 9:16:08 AM

Japan upset Cameroon 1-0 in Group E
Bloemfontein, June 14 (DPA) Japan produced one of the biggest upsets of the football World Cup so far by defeating fancied Cameroon 1-0 at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein Monday.

Monday, June 14, 2010 9:36:05 PM

Nothing confirmed on Tom Cruise: John Woo
Shanghai, June 14 (IANS) Chinese filmmaker John Woo says his much-talked about magnum opus 'Flying Tiger SWAT Team' will be in 3D format, but has denied Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is in the cast of the movie.

Monday, June 14, 2010 8:10:20 PM

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