Seoul, May 23 (DPA) Former South Korean president Roh Moo Hyun died Saturday in an apparent suicide, the police said. His death follows an investigation into bribery charges involving Roh's family.
Saturday, May 23, 2009 4:08:37 PM
Kabul, May 23 (Xinhua) At least 250 people have died in flash floods in different parts of Afghanistan, a media report said Saturday.
Saturday, May 23, 2009 3:17:10 PM
Chicago, May 23 (Xinhua) General Motors (GM) has reached a tentative labour agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union in a bid to remove one of the major obstacles in its restructuring.
Saturday, May 23, 2009 3:17:08 PM
Beijing, May 23 (DPA) China's health authorities confirmed a seventh case of swine flu as a Chinese-American man tested positive to the new strain of the H1N1 influenza virus, state media reported Saturday.
Saturday, May 23, 2009 10:03:30 AM
Seoul, May 23 (DPA) Former South Korean president Roh Moo Hyun has died in a mountain climbing accident, local media reports said Saturday.
Saturday, May 23, 2009 7:28:08 AM
Dhaka, May 22 (IANS) The Bangladesh Rifles' (BDR) mutiny probe committee has not found any involvement of political leaders or foreign forces into the rebellion that left 81 people, including 55 army officers, dead.
Friday, May 22, 2009 10:52:53 AM
Hong Kong, May 21 (DPA) A disgraced Hong Kong politician burned $70,000 on the advice of a feng shui master who told him it would help him avoid jail for vote-rigging, a news report said Thursday.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:28:14 AM
Hong Kong, May 21 (DPA) Hong Kong's leading bank, HSBC Holdings, Thursday was offering interest rates so low that customers would need to save $250,000 for a year to earn enough interest to buy a cup of coffee.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:16:08 AM
Singapore, May 21 (DPA) Singapore's export-reliant economy contracted 10.1 percent in the first quarter of 2009 compared to a year ago and could shrink by 6 to 9 percent for the whole year, the government said Thursday.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 7:40:03 AM
Kabul, May 20 (Xinhua) Thirteen Taliban militants have been killed in a gunfight with the security forces near the Afghan capital, an official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 8:38:55 PM
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