Beijing, Aug 3 (DPA) An acupuncturist tried to stick 2,008 needles in his head. Another man offered to give passers-by money if they brought him dead flies. And several others in various parts of the country are walking or riding their tricycles thousands of kilometres to Beijing - all to show support for the first Olympic Games to be held in China.
Sunday, August 03, 2008 7:36:14 AM
Beijing, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell is determined to win the men's 100 meters sprint title at the Olympics.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 10:45:48 PM
Kabul, Aug 2 (Xinhua) A newly-wed couple and their relatives were among 10 people killed Saturday when their minibus ran over a mine in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, an official said.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 9:41:34 PM
Kabul, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Conflicts in Afghanistan have left more than two dozen militants dead in a single day, officials said here Saturday.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 7:03:30 PM
Nanjing (China), Aug 2 (Xinhua) China is gearing up to put in its best performance in the men's basketball event at the Beijing Olympics..
Saturday, August 02, 2008 6:07:15 PM
Beijing, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Beijing Olympics Games organisers say they will not be extravagant in spending and will maintain a balance between income and expenditure.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 4:39:20 PM
Hanoi, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Striker Alexandre Pato and half-back Thiago Neves scored a goal apiece to give the Brazilian Olympic team a 2-0 victory over the Vietnamese national squad.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 4:35:42 PM
Beijing, Aug 2 (Xinhua) The Olympic Truce Wall was launched here in the Olympic Village as athletes, International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials and the Beijing Olympic Games organisers signed on it to express their wish for a peaceful world.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 3:47:07 PM
Beijing, Aug 2 (DPA) The International Olympic Committee made no deal with China on limiting Internet access to the media at the Beijing Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Saturday.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 2:54:02 PM
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi, general secretary of India's Congress party, who is on a five-day trip to Bangladesh to learn about the poverty alleviation programmes and the micro-finance projects of the nation's famous Grameen Bank, will visit the bank's head office here as well as a project in Manikganj district, officials said.
Saturday, August 02, 2008 1:03:48 PM
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