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Hasina to marry off girl orphaned in fire incident
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) In a unique gesture, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will Wednesday host the wedding of a girl who lost most of her relatives in a major fire that killed 118 people last week.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 12:29:21 PM

Volkswagen to sells two million cars a year in China
Beijing, June 8 (DPA) Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest carmaker, said Tuesday it expected to be selling two million cars per year in China within the next two years, moving up an earlier prediction of 2018 to reach that goal.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 11:36:13 AM

Magnitude 5.1 quake hits Indonesia
Jakarta, June 8 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Molucca Sea in Indonesia but there was no report of any damage or casualty, the US Geological Survey said.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 5:36:00 AM

Ten troops killed in bloody day for ISAF in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 8 (DPA) Ten soldiers from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan Monday, in the bloodiest day for the NATO-led alliance for months.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 4:35:17 AM

Thai student burns school to get out of class
Bangkok, June 7 (DPA) A Thai teenager who torched the library at his boarding school to avoid having to attend class said he got the idea from protesters who burned buildings in Bangkok last month, media reports said Monday.

Monday, June 07, 2010 9:03:35 PM

Hu Jintao opens science meet in Beijing
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Monday opened a five-day biennial conference of the country's two leading science and technology organisations in Beijing.

Monday, June 07, 2010 7:08:17 PM

55 militants killed in Pakistan's tribal area
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 55 Taliban militants were killed in different clashes with security forces in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal region of Orakzai, media reports said Monday.

Monday, June 07, 2010 3:24:35 PM

Al Qaeda leader surrenders in Yemen
Sana'a (Yemen), June 7 (DPA) A senior member of Al Qaeda accused of planning the 2007 suicide bombing of a travel convoy that left eight Spanish tourists dead gave himself up to authorities in the central Yemeni province of Marib, the Defence Ministry said Monday.

Monday, June 07, 2010 2:18:53 PM

Malaysian Indians top walking marathon
Ipoh, June 7 (IANS) An ethnic Indian woman and her two daughters bagged the top three prizes in a walking competition in Malaysia.

Monday, June 07, 2010 12:30:41 PM

Eight die in Indonesia bridge collapse
Jakarta, June 7 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and four were missing after a bridge collapsed in Indonesia's Aceh province, media reports said Monday.

Monday, June 07, 2010 11:43:12 AM

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