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Three British soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 17 (DPA) Three British soldiers serving in a NATO-led international military force were killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, officials said Monday.

Monday, August 17, 2009 12:09:58 PM

6.8-magnitude quake rattles southwestern Japanese islands
Tokyo, Aug 17 (DPA) A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the south-western Japanese island of Miyako Monday morning but no injuries or casualties have been reported so far.

Monday, August 17, 2009 8:47:37 AM

Japanese economy shows growth after five quarters
Tokyo, Aug 17 (DPA) Japan's economy grew 3.7 percent in the second quarter, the first positive increase in five quarters, according to preliminary estimates released Monday by the Japanese government.

Monday, August 17, 2009 7:03:00 AM

Abu Dhabi crown prince visits China to boost ties
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) The deputy commander of the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Armed Forces and crown prince of Abu Dhabi is on a two-day visit to China to boost bilateral ties, the WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 11:02:34 PM

South Korea reports second swine flu death
Seoul, Aug 16 (IANS) A 63-year-old South Korean woman died of swine flu Sunday, becoming the country's second victim of the viral disease, the WAM news agency reported.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 10:46:29 PM

Ship with 22 Chinese crew missing after typhoon
Qingdao (China), Aug 16 (Xinhua) Twenty-two Chinese crew of a Panama-registered freighter have been missing after the vessel was hit by Typhoon Morakot east of Taiwan, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 10:01:43 PM

11 killed in China road accident
Hefei (China), Aug 16 (Xinhua) Eleven people were killed and three others injured Sunday when a truck rammed into a bus from behind in China's eastern Anhui province, the police said.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 8:55:51 PM

Lahiri finishes ninth in Queen's Cup, Himmat 14th
Samui (Thailand), Aug 16 (IANS) Young Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri played himself into contention with a superb run of four birdies between the third and tenth holes, only to see his chances fade away with a double bogey on 14th followed by another bogey on 16th on the final day of the Queen's Cup here Sunday.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 7:57:25 PM

Quake jolts Indonesia's West Sumatra, four injured
Jakarta, Aug 16 (DPA) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck near the western coast of Sumatra Sunday, injuring at least four people, officials said.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 6:34:42 PM

Strong, undersea quake strikes off Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 16 (DPA) A strong earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck the western coast of Sumatra Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage, the Indonesian seismology agency said.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:08:27 PM

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